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Hans C. Seherr-Thoss records of the Beckwith building

1982-26-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1982-26-0

Scope and Contents

Records (1982-26-0) including correspondence, estimates, leases, site plans & alterations, and newspaper articles concerning the Beckwith building on South Street for use as the Litchfield Post Office. Owners of the building were Harry Hart, Hans C. Seherr-Thoss, Henry Hodkoski, William H. Risley, and Edmund T. Crowe. Most of the correspondence involves letters from their attorney Raymond J. Devlin, Jr. Included is correspondence with the State Historic Preservation Officer; United States Postal Service, Northeast Region; Postmaster General; Litchfield Historic District Commission; S. Dillon Ripley; and town officials. Also included are copies of Applications for Historic Preservation Grants from Connecticut Historical Commission; and site plans by Smith Edwards, architects.

Dates

  • Created: 1977-1981
  • Other: Date acquired: 05/01/1982

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged chronologically, as it was received from the donor.

Source of Acquisition

Hans C. Seherr-Thoss

Method of Acquisition

Gift

Existence and Location of Originals

http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

Related Materials

multi-part note content

Title
Hans C. Seherr-Thoss records of the Beckwith building
Author
Lee S. Cook
Date
02/06/2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

Contact:
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P.O. Box 385
Litchfield CT 06759
860-567-4501
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