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Connecticut Ice Yacht Club records


Identifier: 2017-03-0

Content Description

The Connecticut Ice Yacht Club records (2017-03-0, 1.00 linear feet) consist of club newsletters, correspondence, member lists, meeting minutes, and financial records; the club's constitution and by-laws; safety manuals; information on local ice yacht races; information on the club's logo and trophy design; and related newspaper clippings, photographs, and a video recording. The Connecticut Ice Yacht Club (C.I.Y.C.) was started in 1939, and has been based at Bantam Lake since its founding.


  • Creation: 1940 - 2016


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.


1.25 Linear Feet (3 document boxes containing 82 folders and 1 VHS tape)

Language of Materials



The records are arranged into 11 series, 2 of which have been further arranged into sub-series. The contents of each series are arranged in reverse chronological order, with the exception of Series 9, Safety Manuals, and Series 11, Visual Materials, both of which contain undated records.

Series 1, Newsletters, 1947-2014 [19 folders]
Series 2, Member lists, 1950-2016 [6 folders]
Series 3, Meeting minutes, 1940-2015 [7 folders]
Series 4, Correspondence
Sub-series 1, General Correspondence, 1947-2012 [3 folders]
Sub-series 2, Tyler Lake Correspondence, 1968 Oct 4- 1970 Apr 20 [2 folders]
Sub-series 3, Westchester Ice Sailing Club Correspondence, 1947 -1969 [1 folder]
Sub-series 4, Eastern Ice Yachting Association Correspondence, 1947-1970 [1 folder]
Sub-series 5, International Skeeter Association Correspondence, 1947-1970 [1 folder]
Series 5, Financial records
Sub-series 1, Financial statements and Treasurer's reports, 1941 -2015 [4 folders]
Sub-series 2, Leases, 1983-2015 [5 folders]
Sub-series 3, Insurance, 1947-2015 [5 folders]
Sub-series 4, Business filing, 1980-2000 [2 folders]
Series 6, Constitution and by-laws, 1980-2003 [2 folders]
Series 7, Races, 1959-2013 [2 folders]
Series 8, Logo and trophy designs, 1970-2010 [2 folders]
Series 9, Safety Manuals, undated [2 folders]
Series 10, Newspaper clippings, 1942-2009 [6 folders]
Series 11, Visual materials, undated [4 folders of photographs and 1 VHS tape]

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift from the Connecticut Ice Yacht Club and delivered by David Danielson, former commodore


During processing, records not specific to the Connecticut Ice Yacht Club were removed. These were: newspaper and magazine clippings about ice boating, 2 International Skeeter Association publications, 3 International DN Ice Yacht Racing Association newsletters, several "Uncle Wiggily" comic strips about ice boating, and any duplicate records.

Connecticut Ice Yacht Club records
Camille Roccanova
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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

7 South Street
P.O. Box 385
Litchfield CT 06759
860-567-3565 (Fax)