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Hartford History Center Subject Guides: Indigenous Peoples

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Indigenous Peoples Collections

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Compiled 2019, Updated 2020

HHC Books

Published Books

Anecdotes of the American Indians, Illustrating Their Eccentricities of Character.

By: Blake, John Lauris, 1788-1857, attributed name.

Call Number: E77 .A595 1850 HCOLL

Publication Date: 1850


The Story of the War with the Pequots Re-Told.

By: Bradstreet, Howard, 1869-1937.

Call Number: E83.63 .B83

Publication Date: 1933


History of the Indians of Connecticut from the Earliest Known Period to 1850.

By: De Forest, John William.

Call Number: E78.C7 D4 1964

Publication Date: 1964


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Unpublished Manuscripts

Elva McCormick Correspondence, 1946.

By: McCormick, Elva

Call Number: MS 1946 MCCORMICK

Publication Date: 1946


The House of Good Hope: A story about the Dutch in Hartford in the seventeenth century

By: Van Rossum, Eveline S.

Call Number: MS 1995 VAN ROSSUM

Publication Date: 1995




Essays: Including Biographies and Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Poetry

By: Plato, Ann

Call Number: PS2593 .P347 E83

Publication Date: 1841


Traits of the Aborigines of America. A poem.

By: Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865.

Call Number: PS2832 .T7 1822 HCOLL

Publication Date: 1822


Zinzendorff and Other Poems.

By: Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865.

Call Number: PS2832 .Z5 1835

Publication Date: 1835

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Published Pamphlets

1871       On Algonkin Names for Man. 
              Trumbull, J. Hammond. 

              American Philological Association. 
23 pgs.


1874       Origin and Early Progress of the Indian Missions
               in New England with a List of Books on
               Indian Language.
              Trumbull, J. Hammond. 
              Hamilton C. 50pgs.


1926       A Compendium of the Indian Wars of
              New England

              Trumbull, Benjamin. 
ValentineMitchell. 62 pgs.
              (printed on Georgian Antique Paper.  This is copy 58 of 400).


1930       Story of the Pequot War of 1637. 
              Bradstreet, Howard. 
              Pyne-Davidson Company.  46 pgs.


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Hartford Imprints

Books on the Topic, Published in Hartford

An Essay on the Life of the Honorable Major-General Israel Putnam: Addressed to the State Society of the Cincinnati in Connecticut.

By: Humphreys, David, 1752-1818.

Call Number: HI 1788 HUMPHREYS

Publication Date: 1788


A History of the Copper Mines and Newgate Prison, at Granby, Conn: Also, of the Captivity of Daniel Hayes, of Granby, by the Indians, in 1707.

By: Phelps, Noah Amherst.

Call Number: HI 1845 PHELPS

Publication Date : 1845

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Other Sources

Other Sources

Hartford Times Photograph Collection

Box 99, Folder 9

Population Characteristics: Indians


Connecticut Explored:

Native American Cuisine Saves the Colonists.

By: Carson, Dale.

Spring 2006, Volume 4, Number 2


New London’s Indian Mariners.

By: Mancini, Jason, R.

Spring 2009, Volume 7, Number 2


Unburying Hartford’s Native and African Family Histories.

By: Hermes, Katherine A.

Fall 2019, Volume 17, Number 4

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