Doctors Wolf, Root and Ward in a laboratory at Hartford Hospital, circa 1890.
A sample from The Archives: Doctors Wolf, Root and Ward in a laboratory at Hartford Hospital, circa 1890.

The Hamilton Archives is the official repository of the historical, non-current records and artifacts of Hartford Hospital and The Institute of Living.

The files include correspondence, publications, annual reports, minutes, financial records, deeds, leases, bequests, extracts of wills, bylaws, contracts, legal case material, manuals, artifacts, etc., some of which dates back to the late 18th century.

Of particular note are the extensive collections of historical photographs and publications in each Archives. Both Archives also house a small collection of the earliest patient records of each institution.

Those in need of historical information about either Hartford Hospital or The Institute of Living may contact Lori Hayes by phone at 860-972-7276 or by email Lori.Hayes@hhchealth.org.