Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents Phelps Family Genealogy (2010-380-0) is a collection of newspaper clippings, a photograph of an older man, and lined pages with notes of births and deaths. On the inside cover is written "Presented to Lizzie P. Smith from Aunt Elizabeth." This branch of the family was from Colebrook and Winsted.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in no date; Other: Date acquired: 01/12/2011
Scope and Contents The Phelps Family Papers consist primarily of correspondence. Most of the letters date from 1854-1865 and were written to or from Rev. Winthrop Henry Phelps, who served as chaplain to the 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery during the Civil War and from his wife Lucy F. Robinson Phelps. Among the most noteworthy of the papers are a series of diaries maintained by Rev. Phelps. Several of these were edited by his granddaughter Ethel Lowerre Phelps in 1945 and published as limited editions titled "A...
Dates: Created: 1817-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/09/1963