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THE TERCENTENARY PAMPHLET SERIES

The Tercentenary Pamphlet Series, published in the 1930s, consists of 60 pamphlets on various phases of the history of Connecticut. The Connecticut State Library has several sets of the Series, bound as four volumes and cataloged as: Tercentenary Pamphlet Series. New Haven: Published for the Tercentenary Commission by the Yale University Press, 1933-1936 [CSL call number HistRef ConnDoc T 271h p].

Pamphlets 1-16 are in Volume 1; pamphlets 17-32 are in Volume 2; pamphlets 33-46 are in Volume 3; and pamphlets 47-60 and a 61st pamphlet, The Tercentenary Pamphlet Series and Its Contributors are in Volume 4. The later pamphlet serves as a topical index to the series and provides biographical data on the contributors to the series. The following table and topical survey are based on that pamphlet. The List of Tercentenary Publications may be useful in locating the pamphlets by author or title in library catalogs, while the topical survey provides an access point to the wealth of information on Connecticut's history available in the series.

LIST OF TERCENTENARY PAMPHLETS

I.

Connecticut and the British Government, by C. M. ANDREWS. 36 pp.

II.

The Connecticut Intestacy Law, by C. M. ANDREWS. 32 pp.

III.

The Charter of Connecticut, 1662, by C. M. ANDREWS and A. C. BATES. 24pp.

IV.

Thomas Hooker, by W. S. ARCHIBALD. 20 pp.

V.

The Story of the War with the Pequots Re-Told, by H. BRADSTREET. 32 pp. Illustrated.

VI.

The Settlement of the Connecticut Towns, by D. DEMING. 80 pp. Illustrated.

VII.

The Settlement of Litchfield County, by D. DEMING. 16 pp.

VIII.

George Washington and Connecticut in War and Peace, by G. M. DUTCHER. 36 pp. Illustrated.

IX.

The Discoverer of Anesthesia: Dr. Horace Wells of Hartford, by H. W. ERVING. 16 pp. Illustrated.

X.

Connecticut Taxation, 1750-1775, by L. H. GIPSON. 44 pp.

XI.

Boundaries of Connecticut, by R. M. HOOKER. 38 pp. Illustrated.

XII.

Early Domestic Architecture of Connecticut, by J. F. KELLY. 32 pp.

XIII.

Milford, Connecticut: The Early Development of a Town as Shown in Its Land Records, by L. W. LABAREE. 32 pp. Illustrated.

XIV.

Roads and Road-Making in Colonial Connecticut, by I. S. MITCHELL. 32 pp. Illustrated.

XV.

Hitchcock Chairs, by M. R. MOORE. 16 pp. Illustrated.

XVI.

The Rise of Liberalism in Connecticut, 1828-1850, by J. M. MORSE. 48 pp.

XVII.

Under the Constitution of I 818: The First Decade, by J. M. MORSE. 24 pp.

XVIII.

The New England Meeting House, by N. PORTER. 36 pp.

XIX.

The Indians of Connecticut, by M. SPIESS. 36 pp.

XX.

The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut, by G. M. DUTCHER and A. C. BATES. 20 pp. Illustrated.

XXI.

The Litchfield Law School, 1775-1833, by S. H. FISHER. 32 pp.

XXII..

The Hartford Chest, by H. W. ERVING. 16 pp. Illustrated.

XXIII.

Early Clockmaking in Connecticut, by P. R. HOOPES. 32 pp. .

XXIV.

The Hartford Convention, by W. E. BUCKLEY. 32 pp.

XXV.

The Spanish Ship Case: A Troublesome Episode for Connecticut, 1752-1758, by R. M. HOOKER. 34 pp.

XXVI.

The Great Awakening and Other Revivals in the Religious Life of Connecticut, by M.H. MITCHELL. 64 pp.

XXVII.

Music Vale Seminary, 1835-1876, by F. H. JOHNSON. 24 pp. Illustrated.

XXVIII.

Migrations from Connecticut Prior to 1800, by L. K. M. ROSENBERRY. 36 pp.

XXIX.

Connecticut's Tercentenary: A Retrospect of Three Centuries of Self-Government and Steady Habits, by G. M. DUTCHER. 32 pp.

XXX.

The Beginnings of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut, by O. S. SEYMOUR. 32 pp.

XXXI.

The Loyalists of Connecticut, by EPAPHRODITUS PECK. 32 pp.

XXXII.

The Beginnings of Connecticut, 1632-1662, by C. M. ANDREWS. 84 pp.

XXXIII.

Connecticut Inventors, by J. W. ROE. 32 pp.

XXXIV.

The Susquehannah Company: Connecticut's Experiment in Expansion, by J. P. BOYD. 48 pp.

XXXV.

The Regicides in Connecticut, by L. A. WELLES. 32 pp.

XXXVI.

Connecticut Newspapers in the Eighteenth Century, by J. M. MORSE. 32 pp.

XXVII.

Slavery in Connecticut, by R. F. WELD. 32 pp.

XXXVIII.

Farmington, One of the Mother Towns of Connecticut, by QUINCY BLAKELY. 32 pp. Illustrated.

XXXIX.

Yale Law School: The Founders and the Founders' Collection, by F. C. HICKS. 48 pp. Illustrated.

XL.

Agricultural Economy and the Population in Eighteenth-Century Connecticut, by A. L. OLSON. 32 pp.

XLI.

The Beginnings of Roman Catholicism in Connecticut, by A. F. MUNICH. 32 pp.

XLII.

A History of Banking in Connecticut, by FRANCIS PARSONS. 32 pp.

XLIII.

The History of Insurance in Connecticut, by A. A. WELCH. 36 pp.

XLIV.

The Rise of Manufacturing in Connecticut, 1820-1850, by CLIVE DAY. 32 pp.

XLV.

The First Twenty Years of Railroads in Connecticut, by SIDNEY WITHINGTON. 32 pp. Illustrated.

XLVI.

Forty Years of Highway Development in Connecticut, 1895-I935, by the STAFF OF THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT. 20pp. Map.

XLVII.

A Lawyer of Kent: Barzillai Slosson and His Account Books, 1794-1812, by MABEL SEYMOUR. 36 pp.

XLVIII.

The Rise and Fall of the New Haven Colony, by C. M. ANDREWS. 56 pp.

XLIX.

The Development of the Brass Industry in Connecticut, by W. G. LATHROP. 32 pp.

L.

The Colonial Trade of Connecticut, by R. M. HOOKER. 44 pp.

LI.

The Literature of Connecticut, by S. T. WILLIAMS. 24 pp.

LII.

The History of Tobacco Production in Connecticut, by A. F. McDONALD. 32 pp.

LIII.

Connecticut's Contribution to the Development of the Steamboat, by P. R. HOOPES. 32 pp.

LIV.

Migrations from Connecticut after I 800, by L. K. M. ROSENBERRY. 32 pp.

LV.

Educational Problems at Yale College in the Eighteenth Century, by ALEXANDER COWIE. 32 pp.

LVI.

The Clergy of Connecticut in Revolutionary Days, by A. M. BALDWIN. 32 pp.

LVII.

Charities and Corrections in Connecticut, by W. W. T. SQUIRE. 32 pp.

LVIII.

Connecticut Influences in Western Massachusetts and Vermont, by R. L. MORROW. 24 pp.

LIX.

The Hartford Wits, by A. R. MARBLE. 32 pp.

LX.

The Achievement of Religious Liberty in Connecticut, by P. W. COONS. 32 pp.

TOPICAL SURVEY OF TERCENTENARY PAMPHLET SERIES

Maps: V, VI, VIII, XI, XIII, XIV, XXXIV, XL, XLV.

Illustrations: VIII, IX, XV, XX, XXII, XXVII, XXXVIII, XXXIX, XLV, XLVI, XLIX.

Bibliographical data: XIII, XVI, XVII, XIX, XXI, XXIV, XXVI, XXVIII, XXX, XXXI, XXXIII, XXXIV, XXXVI, XXXVII, XXXVIII, XXXIX, XL, XLI, XLII, XLIII, XLIV, LI, LII, UII, LIV, LVI, LVIII, LIX, LX.

Brief biographical accounts of important persons: IV, VIII, IX, XV, XXI, XXIII, XXVI, XXVII, XXX, XXXI, XXXII, XXXIII, XXXV, XXXVI, XXXVII, XXXIX, XL, XLI, XLVII, XLVIII, LI, 1.111, LIV, LV, LVI, UX.

Chronological, whole period: XI, XVIII, XXIII, XXVI, XXIX, XXX, XXXVII, XXXVIII, XLI, LI, LII, LVII.

Chronological, prior to 1763: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VJI, X, XII, XIII, XIV, XIX, XX, XXII, XXV, XXVIII, XXXII, XXXIV, XXXV, XXXVI, XL, XLVIII, I., LV, LVIII, LX.

Chronological, 1763 to 1818: VIII, x, XXI, XXIV, XXVIII, XXXI, XXXIII, XXXIV, XXXVI, XL, XLII, XLIII, XLVII, XLIX, 1.,1.111, UV, LV, LVI, LVIII, LIX, LX.

Chronological, since 1818: IX, XV, XVI, XVII, XXI, XXVII, XXXIII, XXXIX, XLII, XLIII, XLIV, XLV, XLVI, XLIX, LIV.

Administrative departments and functions, XLII, XLIII, XLV, XLVI, LVII.

Agriculture (also see Land), XVI, XXIX, XXXVII, XXXVIII, XL, XLIV, XLVIJI, I., LII, LVIII.

Anaethesia, IX.

Architecture, XII, XVIII, XXIX, XXXVIII.

Area (see Boundaries and Land).

Art, XXIX.

Banking, XXIX, XXX, XLII.

Baptists, XVI, XXVI, LVI, LX.

Boundaries, XI, XXIX, XXXII, XXXIV.

Brass industry, XXXIII, XLIX.

Bridges and ferries, XIV, XLV, XLVI.

Canals, XXXVIII.

Charities, XVI, XXIX, LVII.

Charter of 1662, III, XXXII, XLVIII.

Clergy, IV, XVIII, XXVI, XXIX, XXX, XXXI, XXXII, XXXV, XXXVIII, XLI, XLVIII, LI, LV, LVI, LX.

Clocks and clockmaking, XXIII, XXXIII, XLIV.

Colleges (see Education).

Colonial trade (also see Trade), XXXII, XLVIII, L.

Commerce (see Trade).

Communications (also see Transportation), XXIX, XXXVI.

Constitution of 1818, XVII, XXX, LX.

Constitutional questions, I, II, III, XVI, XVII, XX, XXXII, XLVIII, LVI, LX.

Corrections, XVI, LVII.

Courts and Judicial matters, II, XVII, XXV, XXXVII, XLVII, L, LVII.

Cultural and social matters, XII, XVI, XVIII, XXI, XXVII, XXVIII, XXIX, XXXII, XXXVI, XXXVII, XXXVIII, XL, XLI, XLIV, XLVII, XLVIII, L, LI, LIV, LV, LVI, LVII, LVIII, LIX.

Customs duties (see Taxation).

Discoveries (see Inventions).

Dutch, Relations with, XI, XXXII, XLVIII, L.

Ecclesiastical affairs (see Religious).

Economic conditions, X, XIV, XVI, XXIX, XXXII, XXXIII, XXXVIII, XL, XLII, XLIII, XLIV, XLVII, XLVIII, XLIX, L, LII, LIII, LIV, LV, LVI, LVII, LVIII.

Education, XVI, XXI, XXVI, XXVII, XXIX, XXX, XXXVII, XXXVIII, XXXIX, XLI, XLVII, XLVIII, LIV, LV, LVII, LX.

Engineering, XXXIII, XLV, XLVI, LIII.

Episcopalians, XVI, XXVI, XXX, XXXI, XLII, LVI, LX.

Farmington, XXXVIII.

Federal government, Relations with, VIII, XXIV, XXIX, XXXIV, XXXVI, XXXVII, XLII, XLVI, LII, LVII.

Ferries (see Bridges).

Finance, Public, X.

Firearms, XXXIII, XLIV.

Fundamental Orders of 1639, XX, XXXII.

Furniture, XV, XXII, XXIII, XXVII.

Great Awakening, XXVI, XXX, LVIII, LX.

Great Britain, Relations with, I, II, III, X, XI, XXV, XXX, XXXI, XXXII, XXXIV, XXXV, XXXVI, XLVIII, L, LVI, LVIII.

Half Way Covenant, XXVI, LVIII, LX.

Hartford chest, XXII.

Hartford Convention, XXIV. Hartford Wits, LI, LIX.

Hatmaking, XLIV.

Highways (see Roads).

Hitchcock chairs, XV.

Hooker, Thomas, IV, XXXII, LI.

Hospitals (see Medicine).

Immigration, XXIX, XLI, XLIV, LVII.

Indians, V, XIX, XXXII, XXXIV, XXXVII, XXXVIII, XLVIII, LII.

Insurance, XXIX, XLIII.

Interchangeable parts, XXIII, XXXIII, XLIV.

Intestacy law, II.

Inventions and discoveries, IX, XXIII, XXIX, XXXIII, XL, XLIV, XLIX, LIII.

Kent, A lawyer of, XLVII.

Labor, XVI, XXIX, XXXVII, XL, XLIV, XLIX, LII.

Lamp-making, XLIX.

Land (also see Agriculture), VI, VII, XIII, XXIX, XXXII, XXXIV, XXXVIII, XL, LII, LVIII.

Laws, lawyers, and legal matters, I, II, XVI, XVII, XXI, XXIX, XXXVII, XXXVIII, XXXIX, XLI, XLII, XLVII, XLVIII, LVII, LVIII, LX.

Libraries, XXIX, XXXVIII, XXXIX.

Litchfield County, VII, XLVII.

Litchfield Law School, XXI.

Literature, XXIX, LI, LV, LVI, LIX.

Long Island, Relations with, XI, XXVIII, XLVIII.

Loyalists, XXX, XXXI, LVI.

1,Machine tools, XXXIII.

Manufacturing, XV, XVI, XXII, XXIII, XXVII, XXIX, XXXIII, XXXVIII, XLIV, XLIX, L, LII, LIX.

Massachusetts, Western, XXVIII, LVIII.

Medicine and hospitals, IX, XXIX, LVII, LIX.

Meeting house, XVIII.

Methodists, XVI, XXVI, LX.

Migrations to Middle Atlantic states, XXVIII, XXIX, XXXIV, XL, LIV.

Migrations to other New England states, XXVIII, XXIX, XL, LVIII.

Migrations to Southern and Western states, XXVIII, XXIX, LIV.

Milford, XIII, XLVIII.

Military affairs (see Wars).

Money and prices, X, XLII, XLVII, LII.

Music, XVIII, XXVI, XXVII, XXIX.

Music Vale Seminary, XXVII.

Navigation (see Shipping).

New Haven Colony, VI, XIII, XXVIII, XXXV, XLVIII, L, LX

Newspapers, XXIX, XXXVI, LVI, LIX.

Patents (see Inventions).

Peddling, XXIII, XLIV, XLIX, L.

Penal institutions and procedure (see Corrections).

Pequot Indians and War, V, XIX.

Philanthropic undertakings, XVI, XXVI, XXIX, XXXVII, XXXVIII, LVII.

Pin-making, XLIX.

Political affairs, XVI, XVII, XXIV, XXV, XXXIV, XXXVI, XXXVII, XLII, LI, LVI, LIX, LX.

Population and population problems, XXVIII, XXIX, XXXIV, XXXVII, XL, XLIV, LIV, LVII, LVIII.

Prices (see Money)

Prisons, XXXI, LVII.

Quakers, LX.

Railroads, XVI, XLV.

Regicides, XXXV.

Relations with other colonies and states, X, XI, XXIV, XXVIII, XXIX, XXXII, XXXIV, XXXV, XLVIII, L, LI, LII, LIII, LIV, LVIII.

Religious and ecclesiastical affairs, IV, XIII, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XXVI, XXIX, XXX, XXXI, XXXII, XXXVIII, XLI, XLVIII, LV, LVI, LVII, LVIII, LX.

Revivals, XXVI.

Roads, XIV, XXXIII, XXXVIII, XLVI, L.

Roman Catholic Church, XXIX, XLI.

Rubber, XXXIII, XLIV.

Saybrook, XXXII.

Saybrook Platform, XXVI, LX.

Schools (see Education).

Separates, XXVI, LVI, LVIII, LX.

Settlements, Early, IV, VI, VII, XI, XIII, XXXII, XXXVIII, XLVIII.

Shipping and navigation, XXV, XXIX, XXXIII, XLV, XLVIII, L, LIII.

Slavery, XXXVII, XXXVIII, LVI.

Slosson, Barzillai, XLVII.

Spanish ship case, XXV.

Steamboat (also see Shipping), XXXIII, XLV, LIII.

Suffrage, Right of, XVII, XXXII, XLVIII, LX.

Susquehannah Company, XXVIII, XXXIV.

Taxation, X, XXX, XLVI, L, LII, LX.

Tercentenary Commission, XXIX.

Textiles, XLIV.

Tinware, XLIV, XLIX, L.

Tobacco, LII.

Toleration, Religious, XVII, XXVI, XXX, XXXII, XLI, LX.

Towns, VI, VII, X, XI, XIII, XIV, XVIII, XIX, XXVI, XXVII, XXVIII, XXIX, XXX, XXXI, XXXII, XXXIV, XXXVIII, XL, XLI, XLVI, XLVII, XLVIII, XLIX, LII, LIV, LVI, LVII, LVIII.

Trade and commerce, XIII, XIV, XXV, XXIX, XXXII, XXXVII, XXXVIII, XL, XLIV, XLVIII, XLIX, L, LII, LIII.

Transportation, XIV, XVI, XXIX, XXXIII, XXXVIII, XL, XLIV, XLV, XLVI, L, LIII.

Vermont, XXVIII, LVIII.

Wars and military affairs, V, VIII, XXIV, XXVIII, XXIX, XXXI, XXXIV, XXXVI, XXXVIII, XLI, LVI, LVIII.

Washington, George, VIII.

Wells, Horace, IX.

Women's rights, XVI.

Yale Law School, XXXIX.

Yale University, XXVI, XXIX, XXX, XXXIX, XLVII, LI, LIV, LV, LVI, LIX.