Stamford, Connecticut – A Bibliography – K

Bibliography Items:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | HI | J | K | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Index: 0-9 | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | HI | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | XYZ
Refers to the index of names and subjects covered by individual bibliography items.

Abbreviations
Locations

  1. K., M. T. (Kane, Martin T.) Souvenir history of the Police Department – Stamford, Connecticut – from 1894 to 1917. (Stamford, Connecticut); 1917; (72) pp., paper covers, ports., illus., advts., 26 cm. 
Notes: The foreword on p. (3) is signed M. T. K. I believe the author of this work to be Martin T. Kane. In 1917 he was a reporter for the Stamford Advocate. His obituary in the Stamford Advocate, July 19, 1944 states: “Mr. Kane was born in Stamford, Dec. 28, 1878, a son of Martin and Catherine McInerney Kane. He was educated in the Stamford public schools and graduated from Stamford High School, Class of 1896. He then entered Yale University and at the end of two years returned to Stamford where he was employed on the Stamford Telegram staff as a hand compositor and later as a reporter. Joining The Stamford Advocate in 1900, Mr. Kane covered various assignments for the newspaper and for several years served as sports editor before being named city editor. Upon the death of Paul Lockwood, managing editor, in November, 1934, Mr. Kane was elevated to the post of managing editor, in which he served until his retirement on Dec. 11, 1943.” R. M.           “Published for the Benefit of the STAMFORD POLICE RESERVE FUND”, (statement at bottom of title page).   Title on cover reads: SOUVENIR HISTORY / of the / Stamford Police Department / (port. of Chief Wm. H. Brennan) / ISSUED ON THE OCCASION OF THE / FIRST GRAND BALL / of the Stamford, Conn., Police Force / MONDAY, APRIL NINE, NINETEEN SEVENTEEN / For the Benefit of the Pension Fund.           Location: CtSHi.         For additional information on Martin T. Kane, see: Stamford City Directory – 1917, p. 221. / Stamford City Directory – 1945, p. 489. / Stamford Advocate, July 19, 1944, pp. 1, 4, 6. / Stamford Advocate, July 22, 1944, pp. 1, 6. 
Abstract: “Foreword – In the publication of this history in behalf of the police department, the editor has endeavored to present some of the more important facts disclosed in research to the records of the Common Council and of the department. It has not been the object to make this little book the register of the follies and misfortunes of those with whom it deals, and care has been taken, without doing violence to historical truth, to set forth the good rather than the bad. As a matter of fact, there is, and has been, little to censure in the police department of Stamford. It is the honest opinion of the editor, who has had close relations with the department for a score of years, that, in point of efficiency and the general character of personnel, the Stamford police department ranks second to none. Chief of Police William H. Brennan possesses in large measure the qualities that go to make the ideal executive, and it is believed to be due largely to the capable manner in which he discharges his duties that the department ranks so high today. Every member of the department is worthy of respect and encouragement. There are no laggards, no cheats and no cowards among this band of men who, day and night, risk life and limb in the performance of their duty. The thanks of the department are very cordially extended to the business men and to others who assisted to make this book a financial success, also to Henry J. Flick for the pictures herein reproduced. April 9, 1917. M. T. K.   ….   Stamford may well be proud of its police organization. In these days of unrest and stress, it is comforting to know that this branch of the municipal government is so excellent. It is the purpose of this book briefly to record the progress and improvement in the system since it was organized.” M.T.K. (Martin T. Kane), pp. (3), (9).
  2. Kahn, Renee. Yale & Towne : portraits locked in time. Saunders, Cece. (Stamford, Connecticut): Historic Neighborhood Preservation Program and Historical Perspectives, Inc.; (2008); 44 pp., illus. color & b/w., paper covers, 31 cm. 
Notes: Title on cover reads: “Yale & Towne: / Portraits Locked in Time / [photograph by Lori Ordover].”     Back cover: [photograph by Kwamé Henry Jones].
Catalog of a photography exhibit of the Yale and Towne Manufacturing Company’s buildings. The show ran from April 2 to 12, 2008, at Stamford Harbor Park complex, 333 Ludlow Street, Stamford, Connecticut.
See: “South End police station: A photographic essay,” by Lori Ordover, pp. 34-35.
Location: CtSHi.
Through the medium of photography, this exhibit afforded one an opportunity of examining a final view of interior and exterior images of the Yale & Towne Manufacturing Company’s 21 acre complex. By 1900 a significant number of Stamford’s work force were employed here producing locks, keys, builders’ hardware and related products. Eventually however, the company shut down its operations in Stamford’s South End and sold the property. The majority of the 15 photographers participating in this show, rented loft space in this set of buildings at some time in their careers, while others visited it and were intrigued at what they observed.
  3. Kantor, Alvin Robert. Sanitary fairs : a philatelic and historical study of Civil War benevolences. Kantor, Marjorie Sered. Glencoe, Illinois: SF Publishing: Distribution by A-Three Services Agency, Ltd., Northbrook, Illinois; 1992; 304 pp., illus. (some color), bibliography, index, 31 cm. ISBN: 0963260308.
Notes: Title page reads: “SANITARY / FAIRS / – / A Philatelic and Historical Study / of Civil War Benevolences /       / BY / Alvin Robert Kantor / AND / Marjorie Sered Kantor”
For references to Stamford, Connecticut, see: Chapter 9, “Soldiers’ Fair – Stamford,” pp. 154-157. Includes illustrations of the Stamford Sanitary Fair stamp. Location: Ct, CtSHi, CtY, DLC, MB.
Errata slip inserted.   Printed by Rohner Printing Company, Chicago, Illinois.   For additional information regarding this event, see: Stamford Advocate, July 8, 29, 1864 / August 5, 1864.
  4. Kaplan, Donald. Classic diners of the Northeast : from Maine to New Jersey, visits to the best of the old-fashioned eateries that made road food famous. Revised edition of: Diners of the Northeast, from Maine to New Jersey. 1st edition copyright 1980. ed. Alan Bellink, ed. Boston (Massachusetts) and London (England): Faber and Faber; 1986; 160 pp., paper covers, illus., 18 x 23 cm.   ISBN: 0-571-12950-1.
Notes: Title page reads: “CLASSIC DINERS / OF THE NORTHEAST / (originally titled Diners of the Northeast) /       / From Maine to New Jersey, / visits to the best of the old-fashioned eateries that / made road food famous / [printers’ device] / BY DONALD KAPLAN AND ALAN BELLINK / PHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BEAN”         For the chapter on Curley’s Diner, 62 West Park Place, Stamford, Connecticut, see: pp. 32-35. Includes an exterior photograph.
Location: CtGro, CtNbC, CtWB, DLC, InLP, MB, MU, NBu, NN, NNU, OT.
Description of this 1949 Mountain View diner and its present proprietor, the Anastos family. 
Of special interest is an interview with the diner’s founder Herluf Svenningsen, known to most people as Curley.
  5. Karr, Ronald Dale. The rail lines of southern New England : a handbook of railroad history. Pepperell, Massachusetts: Branch Line Press; 1995; 383 pp., illus., maps, bibliographic references, index, 23 cm. (New England rail heritage series). ISBN: 0924147022.
Notes: Title page reads: “NEW ENGLAND RAIL HERITAGE SERIES / The Rail Lines / of Southern / New England / A Handbook of Railroad History / RONALD DALE KARR / Branch / Line / Press / Pepperell, Massachusetts”       Printed by Braun-Brimfield, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Location: Ct, CtAv, CtB, CtBhl, CtBran, CtChh, CtDab, CtDer, CtDu, CtFar, CtGro, CtGu, CtHi, CtM, CtManc, CtMer, CtMil, CtNc, CtNhH, CtNm, CtNowi, CtOl, CtPlv, CtPut, CtRk, CtS, CtSi, CtStr, CtU, CtWB, CtWillE, CtWtp, CtY, DLC, MB, MH.
Abstract: “The entire line [of the New York & New Haven railroad] was opened in January 1849, although full freight service was not provided until several years later.

The original line was hastily built, and as traffic increased, it was continually reconstructed. The NY&NH opened as a single track road throughout. A second track was installed in 1854. The NY&NH became the funnel through which nearly all New York-bound traffic out of New England eventually passed. Other lines came under its sway: the New Haven & Northampton was leased in 1848, even before the NY&NH was completed. In 1870 its operations were coordinated with its long-time link to Boston, the Hartford & New Haven. Two years later the two merged to form the New York, New Haven & Hartford, the nucleus of southern New England’s greatest rail system.

In 1866, an independent line, the New Canaan RR, was chartered, and in July 1868, it was opened from Stamford on the NY&NH, eight miles to New Canaan. This short line went bankrupt in 1879 and was reorganized in May 1883 as the Stamford & New Canaan RR. The NYNH&H leased it six months later, and it has been operated ever since as a branch of the NY&NH.” Ronald Dale Karr, p. 47. (Copyright 1995 by Ronald Dale Karr. Reproduced with permission.)
  6. Kehoe, Thomas H. (Thomas Henry). History of the Catholic total abstinence union of Connecticut. Including the proceedings of every convention; the names of all officers and delegates and other interesting information. Also a brief history of the temperance movement from the year 1651 to the formation of the C.T.A. U. of Conn. New Britain, Connecticut: Thomas H. Kehoe, printer; 1903; 268 pp., 17 leaves of pl., incl. front., ports., facsims., 23 cm. 
Notes: Title page reads: “HISTORY / OF THE / CATHOLIC TOTAL ABSTINENCE UNION / OF CONNECTICUT. / INCLUDING THE PROCEEDINGS OF EVERY CONVENTION; THE / NAMES OF ALL OFFICERS AND DELEGATES AND / OTHER INTERESTING INFORMATION. /     / Also a brief history of the Temperance Movement from the / year 1651 to the formation of the C. T. A. U. of Conn. / BY / THOMAS H. KEHOE. / [printers’ ornament] / Illustrated with Portraits of Officers and Prominent Members. / [printers’ union mark] / NEW BRITAIN, CONN. / THOMAS H. KEHOE, PRINTER. / 1903.”
For references to Stamford, Connecticut, see: pp. 102, 111-112, 127-128, 130-131, 254-255, 263-264. 
Location: Ct, CtDer, CtHi, CtNb, CtNh, CtNhH, DLC, ICRL, ICJ.       Parks (No. 1023).
Abstract: “The twentieth annual convention was held at Town Hall, Stamford, Tuesday, August 27, 1889, and was called to order by President James P. Bree. A noticeable feature of this convention was the presence of four lady delegates representing the ladies’ societies of Rockville and Stamford, and although under the constitution they were not entitled to seats in the convention they were seated without opposition and at the proper time the constitution was amended by striking out the section which excluded women from conventions.” Thomas H. Kehoe, p. 127.
  7. Keis, F. J. “Sewage treatment and garbage incinerator plant for the City of Stamford, Connecticut.” Annual Report of the Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers, Inc. 1944; pp. 57-68.
Notes: Published by the Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers, Inc.   Presented at their 60th Annual Meeting at Hartford, Connecticut, March 21, 1944.
Location: Ct, CtNlC, CtU, DLC, DNLM, ICJ, ICRL, InLP, MB, PP, PU, TxU.             For additional information on the construction of this sewage treatment and garbage incinerator plant, see: Stamford Advocate, October 8, 1942, p. 11.
Details the inadequacy of Stamford’s then current sewage treatment and garbage incinerator facility and the steps that were taken to resolve this problem.
  8. Kelly, Jack. Sanctuaries : a guide to lodgings in monasteries, abbeys, and retreats of the United States. The Northeast. Kelly, Marcia. New York, New York: Bell Tower, an imprint of Harmony Books, a division of Crown Publishers, Inc.; 1991; xiv, 241 pp., illus., glossary, index, paper covers, 24 cm.   ISBN: 0517577275.
Notes: Title page reads: “Sanctuaries / The Northeast / A Guide to Lodgings in / Monasteries, Abbeys, and Retreats / of the United States /     / Jack and Marcia Kelly /     / Bell Tower [cut of a Bell Tower], New York”
Location: CtAv, CtBhl, CtBran, CtChh, CtDab, CtEham, CtFa, CtGre, CtH, CtHamd, CtNowa, CtOl, CtSHi, CtSoP, CtSthi, CtSw, CtWal, CtWB, CtWhar, CtWrf, CtY, DLC, MH-AH, NNUT.
For references to the Villa Maria Retreat House, located in Stamford, Connecticut, see: pp. 16-17. Includes an illustration of the residence.
This retreat house was acquired by the Bernadine Sisters in 1947. Set on 18 acres of beautiful grounds, it contains expansive lawns, as well as plantings of dogwoods and pines. A wing was added in the 1950’s.
  9. Kelly, Vivian. “Beauty & Strength: Remembering day spa pioneer Noel deCaprio, founder of the Noëlle Spa for Beauty & Wellness.” Living In Stamford. 2001 Nov; Vol. 3 (No. 7) pp. 54-58, 60-61; ISSN: 1524-6183.
Notes: Published by Living In Stamford, Stamford, Connecticut.
Location: CtSHi.
Abstract: “Noel deCaprio passed away on December 11, 1998, after a prolonged, 17-year battle with cancer. She survived 14 years past her doctors’ initial prognosis. Noel’s story is one of an ambitious woman whose love of the beauty business and battle with cancer resulted in her leading the industry to the next level – from hair salons to day spas. With the creation of the Noel Foundation and the b.well facility – organizations created to help cancer survivors enhance their appearance by offering advice on makeup, skin care, hair and clothing – Noel’s enterprises truly became centers for beauty and wellness. 
………………………………………………………………
Even in death, Noel’s spirit continues. As Peter continues his story, I am struck by how alive Noel seems, even though she’s been gone for more than two years. He speaks of his wife in the present tense and maintains that her spirit is always with him. “I see evidence of her when she’s not here,” he says.

Peter has continued Noel’s mission to help cancer survivors. Recently, he recalled his love story with Noel through words and photographs in a book, titled Remembering Noel, which he coauthored with Carolyn Temple. Together, the sale of the book, Noel’s taped interview with [Adam] Broderick and a CD of her favorite songs have raised $100,000 for the nonprofit Noel Foundation. All monies raised by the foundation are given to cancer survivors and their families.

As we conclude our interview, Peter leans forward and says of the spa: “We’re on a whole other plane. There’s something magical about our place.”

Broderick concurs: “I think about her often. It’s weird. Her business is alive, so in a sense, she’s alive. She made every person she met feel that he or she was her best friend, even if she had only a five-minute conversation with them. When someone has that kind of profound impact on you, they’re never gone. There aren’t many people who walk the earth who have that ability to touch you.”   Vivian Kelly, pp. 56, 57, 61.   (Copyright 2001 by Living In Stamford. Reproduced with permission.)
  10. — “Porch life.” Living In Stamford. 2002 Jun-Jul; Vol. 4 (No. 4) pp. 50-58; ISSN: 1524-6183.
Notes: Published by Living In Stamford, Stamford, Connecticut.
Location: CtSHi.
Abstract: “Once upon a more genteel time, before television and air conditioning lured us all indoors, elaborate front and side porches were the center of warm weather social activity. Sadly, many of Stamford’s most graceful porches didn’t make it to the millennium. But, as the three local homes featured here illustrate, porches are in vogue again. 
……………………………………………………………………………
Porch culture suffered its first serious blow when people started going inside instead of out to escape the heat, thanks to Willis Haviland Carrier, who invented air conditioning in 1902. Guglielmo Marconi’s invention of the radio dealt another blow, followed by the wide scale broadcast of television by NBC and CBS in the early 1940’s, and finally in 1953, with the advent of color television.

As people congregated indoors, many of the old porches were torn down. [Renee] Kahn says a movement began in the 40’s to do away with Stamford’s porches. Homeowners either removed the porches because they were a problem to maintain, or sacrificed them, turning them into an enclosed area that functioned as additional indoor living space.”     Vivian Kelly, pp. 51, 54.   (Copyright 2002 by Living In Stamford. Reproduced with permission.)
  11. Kemp, Thomas Jay. Connecticut researcher’s handbook. Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research Company; 1981; xx, 755 pp., table of contents, general index, 22 cm. (Gale Genealogy and Local History Series; v. 12). ISBN: 0-8103-1488-6.
Notes: Title page reads: “Connecticut Researcher’s / Handbook / – / Volume 12 in the Gale Genealogy and Local History Series /     / Thomas Jay Kemp / Head / Turn of River Library / Stamford, Connecticut /     / Gale Research Company / Book Tower, Detroit, Michigan 48226″
For references to Stamford, Connecticut, see: pp. 622-633.   For references to Darien, Connecticut, see: pp. 209-214.   For references to New Canaan, Connecticut, see: pp. 443-455
Location: CCarl, CL, CLobS, CLU, CoD, CoU, CSS, CStcl, Ct, CtAns, CtAv, CtB, CtBran, CtBris, CtBSH, CtChh, CtDab, CtDar, CtFa, CtFaU, CtGre, CtGro, CtH, CtHamd, CtHi, CtM, CtMer, CtMil, CTMW, CtNb, CtNbC, CtNc, CtNh, CtNhH, CtNhHi, CtNlC, CtNm, CtNowa, CtNowi, CtOl, CtPlv, CtPut, CtRk, CtS, CtShel, CtSHi, CtSi, CtSoP, CtStr, CtU, CtWal, CtWB, CtWhar, CtWillE, CtWrt, CtY, CU-Riv, CU-S, CU-SB, DLC, FTS, FU, GEU, GU, IaAS, IaU, ICN, ICU, IEN, In, INS, IU, KyU, MHi, Mi, MiU, MU, MWA, N, NBu, NBuU, NcGU, NcU, NHC, NhD, NIC, NjP, NN, NNC, NNU, NSsS, NSyU, NWM, OC, OCl, Or, OU, P, PSt, PU, RPB, Tx, TxDa, TxF, TxLT, UPB, UU, ViU, VtU, WaS, WHi.         Collier (pp. 1, 22, 238).       Parks (No. 484).
An excellent reference work for researching the history of the towns and cities of Connecticut.
  12. Keppel, Frederick Hon. Bishop of Exeter. A sermon [on Matthew 28 : 19] preached before the incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts: at their anniversary meeting in the parish church of St. Mary-le-Bow, on Friday, February 16, 1770. London: Printed by E. Owen and T. Harrison; 1770; 21, 62 pp., 1 l, paper covers, 24 cm. 
Notes: Title page reads: “A / SERMON / Preached before the / Incorporated SOCIETY / FOR THE / Propagation of the Gospel in / Foreign Parts; / AT THEIR / ANNIVERSARY MEETING / IN THE / Parish Church of ST. MARY-LE-BOW, / On FRIDAY February 16, 1770. / – / By the Right Reverend and Honorable / FREDERIC Lord Bishop of EXETER. / – / / – / LONDON: / Printed by E. OWEN and T. HARRISON in / Warwick-Lane. / – / MDCCLXX [1770].” 
Location: CtHT, CtSoP, CtY, DLC.
Includes “An abstract of the charter, and of the Proceedings of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts” has running title: “An abstract of the Proceedings of the Society.”
For additional information on Ebenezer Dibble and his letters of October 18, 1768 and March 27, 1769, see: Kenneth Walter Cameron The Church of England in pre-Revolutionary Connecticut: new documents and letters concerning the loyalist clergy and the plight of their surviving church. Hartford [1976], leaves 154-157.   
Abstract: “By two letters from the Rev. Mr. Dibblee, Missionary at Stamford, Connecticut, of dates October 18, 1768, and March 27, 1769, the Society are made acquainted, that his mission is in a peaceable and flourishing state, that he has 87 communicants, and had baptised within a year 98 children, and 13 adults. That he had preached in Salem church at the introduction of Mr. Townsend, who was joyfully received, and several times at Danbury; and has visited the poor people about Sharon, Salsbury, and the North Precinct on the Oblong, in the Province of New York, who are well disposed, and very desirous to have a Missionary among them, and with that view are building a church; he is of opinion, that a missionary would be eminently useful in those parts.”   An abstract of the Proceedings of the Society, pp. 22-23.
  13. Kilham, Walter H. (Walter Harrington). Raymond Hood, architect; form through function in the American skyscraper. New York, New York: Architectural Book Publishing Company, Inc.; 1973; 200 pp., illus., port., bibliography, d.w., 26 cm. ISBN: 0-8038-0218-8.
Notes: Title page reads : “RAYMOND HOOD, / ARCHITECT / Form Through Function / in the American Skyscraper / by WALTER H. KILHAM, Jr. F.A.I.A. /       / ARCHITECTURAL BOOK PUBLISHING CO., INC. / NEW YORK”
Location : AAP, ABAU, ArU, AzTeS, AzU, CLS, CLSU, CLU, CoFS, CoU, CSdS, CSjU, CSluSP, CSt, CtB, CtSHi, CtHT, CtMW, CtNlC, CtU, CtY, CU, CU-S, CU-SB, DCU, DeU, DHU, DLC, DNGA, DSI, FMU, FTaSU, FTS, FU, GStG, GASU, GEU, GU, I, IaAS, IaU, IC, ICarbS, ICD, ICIU, ICU, IDeKN, IdPI, IdU, IEN, ILfC, InMuB, InTI, InU, IU, KU, KWiU, KyU, LNT, LU, MA, MB, MBU, MCM, MeU, MH, MiD, MiDU, MiDW, MiKW, MiRochOU, MiU, MiYEM, MnCS, MnM, MnU, MoK, MoKU, MoS, MoSW, MoU, MNS, MsHaU, MU, MWelC, NBP, NbU, NBuU, NCH, NcRS, NcU, NcWsW, NFQC, NhD, NHemH, NIC, NjP, NjR, NmLcU, NmU, NN, NNC, NNL, NNM, NNR, NNU, NRU, NSchU, NSyU, NTR, OAU, OC, OCl, OClW, OCU, OKentU, OkU, OMC, OO, OOxM, OT, OU, P, PBm, PPi, PPiC, PPiU, PPT, PU, RPB, RU, ScCleU, ScU, TMurS, TU, TxArU, TxCM, TxDa, TxHR, TxHU, TxLT, TxU, UPB, UU, ViU, ViW, VtMiM, VtU, WaS, WaU, WMUW, WU.
For additional information on Raymond M. Hood, see: Dictionary of American Biography, Vol. 11, [supplements one & two], pp. 428-431.   
Raymond M. Hood, designed his own home, which is located at 216 Davenport Drive, Stamford, Connecticut.
  14. King, Susanne D. Connecticut’s Twentieth Century Pilgrims : As interviewed and photographed by Susanne D. King. : American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Connecticut; 1977; (1-16), 17-198 pp., illus., ports., paper covers, 28 cm. ISBN: 0-918676-00-2.
Notes: Title page reads: “CONNECTICUT’S / TWENTIETH CENTURY / PILGRIMS /     / As interviewed and photographed by / SUSANNE D. KING /     / Published by / THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL / COMMISSION OF CONNECTICUT”
For references to Gaetano (Jerry) Esposito, Peter C. Goldmark, Frank Mercede, Anthony W. Walsh, and Frank B. Winski, all residents of Stamford, Connecticut, see: pp. 68-69, 82-83, 124-125, 190-191, 196-197.
Location: Ct, CtB, CtBo, CtBran, CtBris, CtDer, CtDu, CtEha, CtEhar, CtEly, CtFar, CtH, CtHi, CtHamd, CtManc, CtMil, CtNb, CtNbC, CtNc, CtNh, CtNHi, CtNlC, CtNowa, CtNowi, CtPom, CtPut, CtS, CtSHi, CtSi, CtSu, CtSw, CtStr, CtThms, CtWal, CtWB, CtWhar, CtWhev, CtWill, CtWillE, CtWilt, CtWrf, CtWrt, CtY, DLC, MU, NAlU, WHi.       Collier (p. 289).       Parks (No. 28). 
Abstract: “When the Twentieth Century Pilgrim Program was launched last November, we asked our Bicentennial Committees to nominate persons in their communities who were naturalized citizens and who, by their lives, had given something back to their chosen country. Given something beyond material goods. The something we were looking for was ‘themselves.’
As we read the biographies of those nominated, we realized how difficult it must have been for those Committees to make their choices, for most of our Pilgrims came to this land through efforts which reflect strong courage, sacrifice and self-denial. They came, many of them, literally penniless, but with an undeniable determination to achieve a destiny for themselves that they could not achieve elsewhere.   ………….
Here today we honor ninety-six individuals, diverse in their backgrounds, their lives, their human individuality. Yet with a commonality that earns them the right to share equally with each other a unique honor. They have given back to their adopted land on a grand scale something of themselves. Their gifts have been their abilities, their talents, their knowledge. They have given, many of them, beyond themselves for they have given a portion of their very immortality through their children. ………….. 
Today’s celebration, our celebration of people, is a celebration of that America which is the result of two centuries bought with the courage and determination of a vigorous and varied people – a people of immigrants.” Whitney L. Brooks, Vice-Chairman, American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Connecticut. June 25, 1976.

”As a child of pilgrims, I embrace you.”   Governor Ella T. Grasso. June 25, 1976. State Capitol, Hartford, Connecticut.
  15. Kiplinger Washington Agency, Inc. “What it’s like to be a minister: Yes, the ministry is a kind of a job, and may be discussed as such; it is work that needs doing, and good recruits are wanted.” Changing Times. 1953 Aug; Vol. 7 (No. 3) pp. 33-35; ISSN: 0009-143X.
Notes: Published by the Kiplinger Washington Agency, Inc., Washington, D. C.
Location: AzTeS, CtBSH, CtH, CtNbC, CU-Riv, CU-S, DLC, In, MB, MChB, MH-BA, MiU, MnU, N, NcRS, NmU, OU, PU, TxArU, ViBlbV, ViW.
An overview of the Reverend Donald F. Campbell’s varied activities as minister of the First Presbyterian Church, Stamford, Connecticut.
  16. Knight, Sarah Kemble. Journals of Madam Knight and Rev. Mr. Buckingham. From the original manuscripts, written in 1704 & 1710. New York, (New York): Wilder & Campbell; 1825; vii, (2), 10 – 129 pp., 20 cm. 
Notes: Imprint on reverse of title reads: “C. S. Van Winkle, printer Thames – Street, New- York.”     Library of Congress card states: “The private journals kept by Rev. John Buckingham of the expedition against Canada, in the years 1710 & 1711, pp. 71-129.”   In addition to the New York 1825 edition, there are numerous others. One of the best was published in Albany, New York by Frank H. Little, edited by William Law Learned, and printed by Joel Munsel in 1865. 
Since references to Stamford, Connecticut appear on different pages in each issue, citations and locations are in separate sections.                                                                                               For references to Stamford, Connecticut in the New York 1825 edition, see: pp. 60, 64.   The following libraries own copies of the New York 1825 edition: CtB, CtHi, CtU, CtY, CU, DLC, MB, MdBP, MH, MiD-B, MiU, MiU-C, MnHi, MWA, NcU, NjN, NN, OC, OClWHi, OU, PPL, PPiU, RHi, RPB, RPJCB.   
Sabin (No. 38124).       Shoemaker-1825 (No. 21135).       Cline (No. 1657). 
For references to Stamford, Connecticut in the Albany 1865 edition, see: pp. 74, 79.     The following libraries own copies of the Albany 1865 edition: CtHi, CtSoP, CU, DNW, IaU, ICU, MH, MiU, MWA, NBuG, NcGU, NIC, NjN, NN, OC, OCl, OCU, PBL, PHi, PPL, RPB, RPJCB, ViU.     Sabin (No. 38125).       Matthews (p. 17).       Goodfriend (p. 2).       Harrison-Vol. 1 (No. 482, 2965).       Harrison-Vol. 2 (No. 341).
For additional information on Sarah Kemble Knight, see: Anson Titus, Madam Sarah Knight – Her Diary And Her Times 1666-1726. (1912), Bostonian Society Publications, Vol. 9, pp. 99-126. / Alan Margolies, Editing and Publishing of the Journal of Madame Knight. (1964), Papers of The Bibliographic Society of America, Vol. 58 (No. 1), pp. 25-32.   /   Madeleine Feiks, New England Amazon : The life and times of Sarah Knight, traveler, business woman, teacher of Benjamin Franklin. (1969), New-England Galaxy, Vol. 10 (No. 4), pp. 16-22.   /   Howard H. Peckham, Narratives Of Colonial America 1704-1765. (1971), pp. 5-49.           /     Patricia Medeiros, Sarah Kemble Knight. (1977), New-England Galaxy, Vol. 18 (No. 3), pp. 30-36.
Matthews (p. 17) states, “Travel diary, October 1704-January 1705: journey from Boston to New York and back; remarkable for its lively descriptions, character sketches, conversation pieces, sharp-tongued wit, romanticism, and literariness; one of the best feminine diaries extant.”
Abstract: Friday, December 22, 1704, “Here we took leave of New York government and descending the mountainous passage that almost broke my heart in ascending before, we came to Stamford, a well compact town, but miserable meeting house, which we passed, and through many and great difficulties, as bridges which were exceeding high and very tottering and of vast length, steep and rocky hills and precipices (bug-bears to a fearful female traveler). ……   The government of Connecticut colony begins westward towards York at Stamford (as I am told) and so runs eastward towards Boston (I mean in my range, because I don’t intend to extend my description beyond my own travels) and ends that way at Stonington. And had a great many large towns lying more northerly. It is a plentiful country for provisions of all sorts and it’s generally healthy.” Sarah Kemble Knight, pp. 60, 64, New York, 1825 edition.
  17. Koenig, Samuel. An American Jewish community, 50 years, 1889-1939 : the sociology of the Jewish community in Stamford, Connecticut. Stamford, Connecticut: Stamford Jewish Historical Society; 1991; xxv, 175 pp., paper covers, illus., table of contents, charts, footnotes, appendices, index, 23 cm. ISBN: 0-9629560-0-7.
Notes: Title page reads: “AN AMERICAN JEWISH COMMUNITY / 50 YEARS / 1889-1939 / THE SOCIOLOGY OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY IN / IN STAMFORD, CONNECTICUT / BY / SAMUEL KOENIG, PH.D / FOR / WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION / FEDERAL WRITERS PROJECT FOR / THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT / 1940 /     / Stamford Jewish Historical Society / Stamford, Connecticut / 1991″
Imprint on reverse of title reads: “Designed and Produced by Romax Communications, Stamford, CT. / Cover Design by Joel Tanner.” Printed on acid-free paper.   
Location: Ct, CtGre, CtH, CtS, CtSHi, CtSU, CtU, CtY, DLC, ICU, InLP, InNd, MH, MU, MWalB, NIC, NN, OU, WHi.               Collier (p. 178).
This study was originally produced by Samuel Koenig, administrator of the Connecticut Ethnic Survey, for Work Projects Administration, Federal Writers Project for the State of Connecticut.   It remained unpublished until 1991.                                     “Thus while the Jews undoubtedly constitute a unit in the city’s population, they also form an integral part of the society within which they live. They participate actively in every phase of the town’s life. They think, act, and behave as their neighbors. Like any other immigrant group, they share in the cultural heritage of their ancestors, but this heritage is constantly acquiring new meanings and undergoing modifications and changes that bring it into harmony with the American environment. Their social life is still largely confined to intra-group relationships, but, as we have seen, it differs little from what is commonly called the American pattern.” Samuel Koenig, p. 146.
  18. Kotchko, Steve. “Which mayor for governor? : The chief executives of New Haven and Stamford vie to run against Gov. Rell.” Connecticut Magazine. 2006 Jan; Vol. 69 (No. 1) p. 13; ISSN: 0889-7670.
Notes: Published by Journal Register Company, Trenton, New Jersey. Includes color photograph of Mayor Daniel Malloy.
Location: Ct, CtChh, CtDabN, CtFa, CtGre, CtH, CtHT, CtManc, CtMer, CtNbC, CtNh, CtNhH, CtNowa, CtRi, CtS, CtSHi, CtSoP, CtWal, CtWB, CtWhar, CtWhav, CtWillE, DLC.
Interview with two Democratic mayors of Connecticut cities who are contending for their party’s nomination in the 2006 campaign for Governor; Daniel Malloy of Stamford and John DeStefano of New Haven.
  19. Kramer, Dale. Heywood Broun, a biographical portrait. New York, New York: Current Books, Inc., A. A. Wyn, publisher; 1949; (x), 316 pp., ports., illus., index, 24 cm. 
Notes: Title page reads: “Heywood Broun / A BIOGRAPHICAL PORTRAIT / by DALE KRAMER / [sketch of Broun by Hendrick van Loon] / NEW YORK . 1949 / CURRENT BOOKS, INC. / A. A. WYN, PUBLISHER”             “The sketch of Broun on the title page was drawn by Hendrick van Loon and appears by the courtesy of Frank Shay”, p. (viii)
For references to Sabine Farm, home of Heywood Broun at 531 Hunting Ridge Road and the concurrent home of his wife Ruth Hale Broun at 469 Hunting Ridge Road in Stamford, Connecticut, see: pp. 131, 138-141, 147, 179, 182, 189, 217, 257, 259, 265-266, 268, 285, 295, 299, 302-303.
Location: CaBVaU, CtEhar, CtNb, CtNc, CtNh, CtU, CtWhav, CtWillE, DLC, ICN, ICU, IdU, MB, MeB, MH, MiU, MtU, NBuU, NIC, OCl, Or, OrCS, OrU, OU, PP, PPL, PSt, TxU, ViU, WaS.                                       For additional information on Heywood Broun, see: Dictionary of American Biography, Vol. 11, [Supplement two], pp. 67-69.

© 2012 Stamford Historical Society, Inc.


Bibliography, Table of Contents and Instructions

Comments are closed