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Truman Guild school books

00-1975-97-27,28,30, 32, 33-0

Identifier: 00-1975-97-27,28,30, 32, 33-0

Scope and Contents

The Truman Guild school books collection (1975-27,28,30, 32, and 33-0) is a collection of four volumes of school books created by Truman Guild. The notebooks cover various topics such as arithmetic, poetry, Greek poetry and translations, drawings, penmanship, and many other topics. One of the volumes contains a poem that was published in the Litchfield Enquirer, and another volume contains a list of all the books that Guild had read to date. Please see the below detailed descriptions for more information on the individual items in the collection.


  • created: 1821-1874
  • Other: Date acquired: 02/09/1977


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. 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.

Biographical or Historical Information

Truman Guild wrote poetry for the Litchfield Enquirer. A poem in his collection of school book contains a poem published in the newspaper on February 19, 1874 entitled "Jesus Wept." Guild was a surveyor, justice of the peace, carpenter, and teacher.

Note written by Benjamin Bradley


5.00 items

4 bound volumes other_unmapped

5.00 items

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Arrangement Note

The 4 bound volumes are arranged by accession number. Item 1: Friendship Album, 1827 (1975-97-27) Item 2: Poetry Book, 1828-1832 (1975-97-28) Item 3: Miscellaneous book 1, 1835-1874 (1975-97-30) Item 4: Miscellaneous book 2, 1821-1822 (1975-97-33) Item 5: Journal (1824-1826)

Source of Acquisition

Evertt H. Perkins

Method of Acquisition


Existence and Location of Originals

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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

7 South Street
P.O. Box 385
Litchfield CT 06759
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