Welcome to The Indian & Colonial Research Center

  Research ~ Genealogy ~ History ~ Manuscripts ~ Map ~ Photographs

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

       Email:  icrc03672@yahoo.com            Both websites will remain active & usable

       This website will retain many of our newsletters and gallery exhibits along with
       all the older features but you will not be able to search our databases

TO SEARCH OUR DATABASES – GO TO OUR NEW  O M H C  WEBSITE HOME

Please make note of the Title and the complete Object I D for each item

 The  OLD  MYSTIC  HISTORY  CENTER

Email:  omhc06372@yahoo.com         Website:  www.oldmystichistory.org

  THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE, SUPPORT AND UNDERSTANDING
During the Frustrating Covid Scenario.
The  I C R C / O M H C  Board of Directors has decided to REOPEN
on Tuesday March 8 th – Masks are still necessary

Our ANNUAL MEETING this year will be a ZOOM event on
Saturday Nov 19 – See the Events page for details and link

HOLIDAY  CLOSING  SCHEDULE
THE MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED ON THANKSGIVING  11 / 24
ALSO ON TUES & THURS  IN THE LAST WEEK OF DECEMBER
OMHC / ICRC WILL REOPEN ON TUES JANUARY 3

MISSION  STATEMENT

The Mission of The Indian and Colonial Research Center
as well as the Old Mystic History Center
is to preserve and make accessible to the public, the collected works of Eva Butler and additional historical and genealogical materials of the people of Old Mystic Connecticut and surrounding areas

 

 


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