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Welcome to The Indian & Colonial Research Center

  Research ~ Genealogy ~ History ~ Manuscripts ~ Maps ~ Photographs

 

39 Main Street     P.O. Box 525  Old Mystic, CT  06372  Phone  860 – 536 – 9771

Email:  icrc06372@yahoo.com         Website:  www.indianandcolonial.org

I C R C  is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am  to  4 pm
and also by Special Appointment

MISSION  STATEMENT

The Mission of The Indian and Colonial Research Center Incorporated is to house, preserve and maintain the collection of Eva Lutz Butler’s Early Americana and to acquire and preserve other collections of similar local historic, genealogical, Native American, early Colonial and educational materials; and to make these collections accessible to the general public


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MANUSCRIPTS
4 Manuscripts


•  Mystic Bank Account Books
•  Primary source materials from Eva Butlers collection
•  Early local records of 17th and 18th century commercial stores and industries

 

OLD  PHOTOGRAPHS
4 Old Photos

•  Individual local family photo collections
•  1895 through 1917 negatives and prints
•  Many local old home and business images    

                                                        

EARLY  MAPS
4 Maps

•  Mrs. Butler’s hand drawn home sites of New London County before 1800
•  Many locally oriented maps from all eras
•  John Fanning’s farm on Fort Hill

 

NATIVE  AMERICAN  CULTURE  AND  ARTIFACTS
4 NA Artifacts

  •  Extensive Primary Source Material on Local Tribes
  •  Data on family life, food, clothing, shelter, trade
  •  Arrowheads, stone tools, pottery, baskets, bead work

 

GENEALOGY
4 Genealogy Books

•  Many published genealogy volumes
•  Probate notebook records
•  Family genealogies and coats of arms

 

LOCAL  HISTORY  MATERIALS
4 C W Letters
•  Civil War Letters  –  Family Letters
•  Colonial Records  –  Winthrop Papers
•  Pequot War  –  King Phillips War

 

LIBRARY  RESEARCH  MATERIALS  &  RARE  SCHOOL  BOOKS
Old Books

•  Books, Pamphlets, Newsletters, Newspaper Clippings,
•  Diaries, Scrapbooks, Articles, Magazines, Letters

 

POSTCARDS  FROM  HISTORIC  PERIODS
4 Post Card strip