Books About Newtown

Boyle, John N. Historical Notes and Maps Newtown: 1708 – 1758. Newtown, Conn.: Bee Company, 1947.

Carini, Esta, Dorothy M. Douglas, Lois D. Heck, and Marguerite Pearson. Mentally Ill in Connecticut: Changing Patterns of Care and the Evolution of Psychiatric Nursing 1636-1972. State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health, 1974.

Cruson, Daniel, Mary Elizabeth Hawley, The Newtown Historical Society, Newtown, Conn.

Cruson, Daniel, Images of America: Newtown, Arcadia, Great Britain, 1997.

Cruson, Daniel, Images of America: Newtown 1900–1960, Arcadia, Great Britain, 2002.

Cruson, Daniel, Judge William Edmond, The Newtown Historical Society, Newtown, Conn.

Cruson, Daniel, Educating Newtown’s Children: A History of Its Schools, The Newtown Historical Society, Newtown, Conn., 2000.

Cruson, Daniel, A Mosaic of Newtown History, The Newtown Tercentennial Commission for the Newtown Historical Society, Newtown, Conn., 2005.

Cruson, Daniel, History of the Newtown Savings Bank, The Newtown Savings Bank, Newtown, Conn., 2005.

Cruson, Daniel, The Prehistory of Fairfield County, The Newtown Historical Society, Newtown, 1991.

Cruson, Daniel, Newtown’s Slaves: A Case Study in Early Connecticut Rural Black History, The Newtown Historical Society, Newtown, 1994. (Expanded and Revised, 2007)

Cruson, Daniel, A Victorian Murder in the Newtown, Easton, Redding Frontier, The Newtown Historical Society, Newtown, 1999.

George, James Hardin, and Allison Parish Smith, and Ezra Levan Johnson, eds., Newtown’s Bicentennial, Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Company, New Haven, 1906.

[Green, Clifford H.], Matthew Curtiss Jr and His House,  The Newtown Historical Society, Newtown, Conn., 1986.

Johnson, Ezra, Newtown’s History and Historian, Newtown, Conn., 1917.

League of Women Voters, Newtown Past and Present, League of Women Voters, Newtown, CT, (three editions: 1955, 1975).

League of Women Voters, Newtown, Connecticut: Directions and Images, League of Women Voters of Newtown, Inc., Newtown, Conn., 1989.

Lucas, Mary R., ed., Newtown Congregational Church: 250th Anniversary Year 1714 – 1964, Newtown Congregational Church, Newtown, Conn., 1964.

Mitchell, Mary and Albert Goodrich, Newtown Trails Book, The Friends of the C.H. Booth Library, Newtown, Conn., 2000 (fifth ed.)

Mitchell, Mary and Albert Goodrich, Touring Newtown’s Past: The Settlement and Architecture of an Old Connecticut Town, The Newtown Historical Society, Newtown, Conn., 1996.

Scott, Justin with Daniel Cruson,  Newtown 2005: The Way We Are After 300 Years, Newtown Tercentennial Commission, 2005.

Zimmermann, Andrea, Eleanor Mayer’s History of Cherry Grove Farm: Three Generations on a Connecticut Farm, The Newtown Historical Society, Newtown, Conn., 2005.

Zimmermann, Andrea, The Case Files of Detective Laszlo Briscoe: True Crime In Newtown, 1889 to 1933, Newtown, CT 2008.

Zimmermann, Andrea, Daniel Cruson and Mary Maki, Newtown Remembered: Oral histories of the 20th century, bound and available at the C.H. Booth Library, 2002.

Zimmermann, Andrea, Mary Maki and Daniel Cruson, Newtown Remembered: More stories of the 20th century.

Zimmermann, Andrea, Mary Maki and Daniel Cruson, Newtown Remembered: Continuing Stories of the 20th Century, 2010.

Smith, Mortimer, One Hundred Years of Schools in Newtown, Bee Publishing Company, Newtown, Conn., 1946.

Dalgliesh, Alice, and Leonard Weisgard (ill), Adam and the Golden Cock, Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, 1959.

1714—1914 The Story of Two Centuries with an Account of the Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Congregational Church of Newtown, Conn., Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, Conn., 1914.

 

Updated September 2015