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Balls, 1850-1910

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5

Scope and Contents

Dance cards, invitations, menus for balls, including: Complimentary Ball, Jan. 23, 1850 invitation. To be given at Sherman's Hall, Litchfield in honor of the presentation of a sword to Major W. Wessells. Fourth of July Ball, July 4, 1851 at the United States House, in Litchfield. Empire Cotillion Party, at the the United States Hotel, Jan. 14, 1853. Half-quarter Ball at Wheeler's Litchfield House, Feb. 25. Last Quarter Ball at Wheeler's Hall, Litchfield. Thanksgiving Ball at the Mansion House, Nov. 30, 1854. Second Annual Ball of the Litchfield Starr band, January 1, 1895. Music: Karl's Orchestra. Complimentary ticket to Dwight C. Kilbourn. Dance card for dance at Armory Hall, Dec. 1, 1883. Committee: J. Mason Hoppin and Elbert P. Roberts. [acc.# 2646 G187] Dance cards for July 29, 1878. Committee J.M. Hopin, Jr. and Henry Trowbridge, Jr. Dance card for Yale class of 1880; and others.


  • 1850-1910

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


From the File: 5 Linear Feet (10 Hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials

From the File: English

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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