Farmington Room

History & Genealogy Resources

Connecticut Digital Archive

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The CTDA is part of the Digital Preservation Repository Program at the University of Connecticut.

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Encyclopedia Britannica

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Farmington Library card required.

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Enslaved

Enslaved: Peoples of the Historical Slave Trade

A public free databases recording 500,000 named captive people, designed by data scientists at Michigan State University and distinguished historians and researchers.

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Farmington Valley Herald

Farmington Valley Herald

Now access the Farmington Valley Herald from home! Access our digital archives of the Farmington Valley Herald. Browse by title, year, or key words to find articles and content from this historic publication.

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Historic Hartford Courant

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This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time (1764-1922).

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ResearchIT CT - Connecticut State Library

CT State Library

Includes: resources for students, e-reference books, newspapers, magazine and journal articles, health and science resources, genealogy resources and much more…

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Request Information

To request information about the Farmington Room’s collections, please contact the library.

By Phone: (860) 673-6791

By E-mail: flref@farmingtonlibraries.org

By Mail:

The Farmington Libraries
Attn: Information Services
6 Monteith Drive
Farmington, CT 06032

Please supply a mailing address when requesting photocopies or extensive information. Genealogical queries are best handled by email or letter. Please note that extensive reference and genealogical queries are subject to a $25 per hour fee.