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- This article is about a Connecticut genealogical collection. For other uses, see Barbour.
The Barbour Collection consists of abstracts of town, church and other original records in Connecticut. It was first created as a slip index by Lucius B. Barbour at the Connecticut State Library in Hartford, Connecticut. It has been microfilmed on 98 films as the Barbour Collection: Connecticut Vital Records Prior to 1850 and is available at the Family History Library. The film collection is alphabetical by surname.
This collection is also available as a 55 volume set of books compiled by Lorraine Cook White, Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, 55 vols. (Baltimore: Genealogical Pub., 1994-2002)[FHL Book 974.6 V2wL]. This format is arranged by town, and then alphabetical by surname.