A Selective Bibliography
Baldwin, Ernest H.,
Stories of Old New Haven
, Taunton, Mass C.A. Hack Publishers, 1902, 203 pp.
A very readable account of early days in old New Haven.
Bunting, W. H.,
Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1971, 519 pp.
An excellent introduction to New England’s maritime history, illustrated with 234 striking photographs of nineteenth-century ships and shipyards.
Greene, Louise M., “New Haven Defenses in the Revolution and in the War of 1812,”
, No. 3 (1898), 272-290.
A very good account of the early history of Lighthouse Point and the Fort Hale area.
Kochiss, John M.,
Oystering from New York to Boston
, Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press, 1974, 251 pp.
The best single volume on the history of oystering in New England.
New Haven Colony Historical Society,
Sloops and Sharpies
, New Haven, Connecticut: New Haven Colony Historical Society, 1976, 62 pp.
This small volume is an excellent introduction to New Haven’s maritime history.
Sandler, Martin W.,
This Was Connecticut—Images of a Vanished World
, Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown and Co., 1977, 222 pp. A photographic history of Connecticut in the late nineteenth century.
Seymour, George Dudley,
, New Haven, Connecticut: The Tuttle and Taylor Co., 1942, 805 pp.
A book filled with useful information and illustrations on New Haven’s past.
, New York: Time-Life Books, 1975, 176 pp.
Townshend, Doris B.,
Fair Haven—A Journey Through Time,
New Haven, Connecticut: New Haven Colony Historical Society, 1976, 175 pp.
A good social history of an important Harbor neighborhood .