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Connecticut: State Resource Guide

This guide provides access to digital materials related to the state of Connecticut at the Library of Congress, as well as links to external websites and a selected print bibliography.


Connecticut is one of six New England states and one of the original 13 colonies to become a state on January 9, 1788. The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of material associated with Connecticut, including manuscripts, broadsides, government documents, books, and maps. This guide compiles links to digital materials related Connecticut that are available throughout the Library of Congress website. In addition, it provides links to external websites focusing on Connecticut and a bibliography containing selected works for both a general audience and younger readers.