The SGPA Historic Documents Archive

LOCATION:
Hamden Historical Society, History Room, Miller Library, 3rd floor –
2901 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden, CT

Collection Number: MSS 43 Extent: 18 boxes; 10 ft.

Sleeping Giant History

A. Axel Pond and DamF. Buildings and Cottages
B. GeologyG. Views: photos
C. HistoryH. Views: post cards
D. Tarzan RangersI. Songs & poems
E. Native Americans (Quinnipiac) 
BOX 1
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Sleeping Giant Park Association

A. GovernanceF. Maps & Boundaries
B. FormationG. Donations (Monetary)
C. Land AcquisitionH. Finance
D. Land DonationsI. Membership
E. Land DeedsJ. Water Company
BOX 2
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The Quarry

A. Lease: Willis CookE. Injunction
B. Operations: QuarryF. Court Case
C. PurchaseG. Rentals (Quarry Houses)
D. Purchase PledgesH. Formation of Park (Saving the Head)
BOX 3
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Annual Meetings

1925-1933D. 1949-1954G. 1966-1970J. 1990-1999
1934-1940E. 1955-1960H. 1971-1979K. 2000-2009
1941-1948F. 1961-1965I. 1980-1989 
BOX 4
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Board of Directors’ Meeting Minutes

A. 1924-1930D. 1941-1947G. 1961-1969J. 1990-1999M. 2010-
B. 1931-1935E. 1948-1954H. 1970-1979K. 2000-2004 
C. 1936-1940F. 1955-1960I. 1980-1989L. 2005-2010 
BOX 5
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Sleeping Giant Park Association:

A. People & ObituariesG. Trails: Trail System
B. Plaques & MemorialsH. TV relay Tower (1950s)
C. PublicationsI. TV Towers and other Intrusions
D. Accidents, Search & RescueJ. Tower: 50th Anniversary
E. Trails: Nation Trail SystemK. Tower: Renovations (1992-1996)
F. Trails: Nature GuidesL. Tower: 60th (1984) & 75th (1990) Anniversaries
 M. Tower: WPA project
BOX 6
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Sleeping Giant Park Association:

Collection of  Papers by Dag Pfeiffer  
BOX 7
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Sleeping Giant Park Association:

A. BioblitzL. Hikes: Holiday Hike & Social
B. CampingM. Hikes: Spring Wildflower
C. Celebrations: Anniversaries & RecognitionN. Hikes: Trail Identification
D. Chestnut PlantationO. Hiking Committee
E. Fires & Natural EventsP. Hikes: Winter Tree Identification
F. Hikes: East EndQ. Giant Masters Program
G. Hikes: Fall FoliageR. Hiking Schedules
H. Hikes: GeologyS. Hiking Committee
I. Hikes: Hike-A-GiantT. Logging
J. Hikes: Hikers’ HikeU. Nature Trail Hikes
K. Hikes: History Hike (Gil Spencer) 
BOX 8
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Sleeping Giant Park Association:

A. Mt. Carmel Improvement SocietyL. Environmental Stewardship
B. News (1924-1934)M. CD’s: Power Point & photos
C. News (1935-1950)N. Correspondence
D. News (1951-1980)O. School Groups
E. News (1981- xxxx)P. Winter Tree Identification Hike
F. News (xxxx – xxxx) 
G. Scouts 
H. Volunteer Groups 
I. Correspondence: Quinnipiac University 
J. LaFarge, Bancel 
K. Newsletters (Giant News) 
BOX 9
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Boxes 10-18 Contents under review


(Last updated June 2019)