VOLUME 15/NUMBER 1
CONNECTICUT HISTORY, ONE GOOD STORY AFTER ANOTHER
IN THIS ISSUE: Connecticans in the American West > Discovering Dinosauria > The Guns that Won the West > Joining the Gold Rush > Teaching on the Frontier >
ON THE COVER: Robert Fullonton, “Rocky Seacoast,” 1920s. Florence Griswold Museum. See story page 59.
Table of Contents
9 Hog River Journal: The Influence of Connecticut in the American West by Leah Glaser
10 Letters, etc.
13 From the State Historian: When the West was North. By Walter W. Woodward
14 Art of the American West. By Mary M. Donohue
A visit to the New Britain Museum of American Art.
20 Sam Colt Mines the Arizona Territory. By Leah S. Glaser
Searching for mineral wealth without leaving Connecticut.
26 How Connecticut-made Guns Won the West. By Pamela Haag
Marketing the Winchester rifle on the frontier.
32 Catharine Beecher Educates the West. By Allison Speicher
The civilizing influence of an Eastern schoolteacher.
38 Yale’s Dinosaur Dynasty. By Richard Kissel
O.C. Marsh on the trail of dinosauria.
44 Site Lines: Connecticut’s Park and Forest Pioneers. By Leah S. Glaser
46 Young Love at Cornwall’s Foreign Mission School. By Zachary Keith and Katherine Hermes
48 The Gold Rush: John E. Brockett Goes for the Gold. By Elizabeth J. Normen
64 Connecticut Humanities: The Vitamins of a Healthy Connecticut. By Jeffrey Partridge