ELI, Electronic Library Initiatives

Locating Special Collections of Digital Images in and around Connecticut

This list provides annotated links to special collections of digital images from in and around Connecticut, as well as free sources of images that can be used in classroom teaching. Comments and additions can be sent to Kathrine.Aydelott@yale.edu.

Some access to images may be restricted for copyright reasons.

  • Connecticut History Online

    More than 14,000 photographs, drawings, and prints about the history of Connecticut from the early nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century.

  • The Map and Geographic Information Center at the University of Connecticut

    Includes scanned maps of Connecticut, 1676-1930, and Connecticut geospatial data.

  • Steam and Electric Locomotives of the New Haven Railroad Digital Collection

    Four hundred-sixty images from the extensive Fred Otto Makowsky Collection held at the Dodd Special Collections Center at the University of Connecticut.


Yale Library Digital Collections (all publicly accessible):


Other free online image resources:


Other pages of useful image links:


* The Davis Educational Foundation was established by Stanton and Elisabeth Davis after his retirement as chairman of Shaw's Supermarkets, Inc.



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