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 now OPEN on Saturdays 10 am until 3 pm
* Wearing a Mask will still be mandatory *


We will soon be open again on our regular schedule

 

MISSION  STATEMENT

The Mission of The Indian and Colonial Research 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

 

*  I C R C   is in the process of rebranding our organization  *

We will soon be known as  O M H C

 The  OLD  MYSTIC  HISTORY  CENTER

THIS PROCESS SHOULD BE COMPLETE BY THE END OF SUMMER AND WE ARE
PLANNING AN OFFICIAL RE-OPENING IN THE MIDDLE OF SEPTEMBER

 


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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