Spring Hill School (Litchfield, Conn.) (1926-1939)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents William Ernest Beatty Papers, 2011-131-0, includes booklets and brochures from the Spring Hill School, commencement program from Litchfield High School, class photos and school sports team photographs, photographs of Litchfield after an ice storm 1942 and Woodville after the 1955 Flood, his Litchfield High School diploma and class photograph taken in Washington, D.C. William Ernest Beatty was born on April 12, 1919, in Derby, Conn., son of Elisabeth and Guy Beatty. In 1924, his family moved to...
Dates: Created: 1920-1959; Other: Date acquired: 07/09/2011
Scope and Contents The Dorothy Bull collection (1954-26-0, .42 linear feet) consists of letters from John Masefield (1878-1967), a poet lauriet of the United Kingdom, containing suggestions and criticisms of Dorothy Bull's writing and other contemporary writers and other topics; other letters written by Masefield; Bull's 1922-1923 letters to her aunt Edith Kingsbury written from England; Masefield's published works and copies of The Forge, a literary magazine he founded; verse...
Dates: Created: 1913-1934; Other: Date acquired: 10/09/1955
Scope and Contents The Marrin Family Papers 2013-110-0, primarily consist of the papers of Oswald Marrin, Jr., but there are also papers from other family members, including his parents, Jean Fyfe Marrin and Oswald Marrin, Sr. Among the papers of Oswald Marrin, Jr. are his school papers from Center School, Spring Hill School. the Hackley School and Brown University. There are also papers and correspondence from his years in the Marines during World War II, as well as some business records, newspaper clippings,...
Dates: Created: 1858-2001; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/2013
Scope and Contents The Spring Hill School collection (1951-30-0, .83 linear feet) documents a private school modelled on a philosophy of progressive education. Founded by Dorothy Bull and Mabel Foster Spinney in Litchfield, Conn., the school operated from 1926 to 1939. The collection includes correspondence, financial records, minutes, institutional records, brochures, and published editions of student work. The collection also contains tributes to co-founders Bull from 1934 and Spinney from 1951 and a...
Dates: Created: 1926-1940; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1951
Scope and Contents The Spring Hill School photographs (2011-13-0, .92 linear feet) document the activities of students circa 1930 at Spring Hill School, a private school located in Litchfield, Conn. The founders of the school used a progressive education model, and the photographs depict social, recreational, and scholastic activities, including images of horseback riding, making maple sugar, the study of geography, students in their quarters, and a Roman dinner, among other topics. The photographs are mounted on...
Dates: Created: circa 1930; Other: Date acquired: 02/04/2012