The University of Hartford Archives and Special Collections is a part of Harrison Libraries, and is responsible for preserving materials of historic value pertaining to the University and its community members for the benefit of students, staff, faculty, and other researchers.
Archives and Special Collections is open by appointment only. Patrons should review the University Archives and Special Collections Rules and Procedures before arriving. Patrons will be required to sign a copy upon arrival. If you have any questions or would like to make an appointment, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860.768.4143.
Researchers can use our finding aid database to see what research materials are available.
Digital archival materials are available in our digital repository, which is shared with the University of Hartford's Hartford Art School Art History Department. Access requires a UHart username and password.
The warship, U.S.S. Hartford, served our country from 1859 until 1926. Over and over again she was repaired, rebuilt, and made ready to sail. She came to a shameful end in 1957. A hundred years before that, in 1857, Congress had authorized construction of five sailing warships with auxiliaryRead More