Ashley Street, 1903-1920
Scope and Content
The streets series consists of four subseries: Hartford Streets, General, Highway Committee, and Street Lighting. Hartford Streets (approximately 86 linear feet) comprises the bulk of the material. Records of the Board of Street Commissioners as collected by the Town and City Clerk, folders are arranged alphabetically by street name, and contain requests for paving, requests for the addition of street lamps, petitions to move buildings, documents pertaining to the establishments of building lines, and other similar material. The General series (approximately 3 linear feet) covers maintenance of the streets such as cleaning, snow removal, and numbering, as well as upkeep to the surface, including paving and watering. Assorted documents pertaining to the Highway Committee (and its predecessors) make up the Highway Committee series (1 linear foot). Street Lighting (approximately 3.5 linear feet) also includes an assortment of material.
The Town and City Clerk Archives has been split into several additional finding aids: Boards and Commissions, Building Permits, City Property, Corporations, Court Matters, Education, Licenses and License Applications, Mayor and Council, Property Deeds and Releases of Attachment, Public Safety, Public Works, Selectmen’s Records, Sewers, Streets, Taxation, Town and City Officers, Transportation, Vital Records, and Zoning.
The records are stored in a restricted area and therefore may not be available on a same-day basis.
From the Collection: 94 linear_feet (approximately)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Part of the Hartford History Center Repository
Hartford History Center
Hartford Public Library
500 Main St
Hartford CT 06103 USA