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Alonzo N. Lewis scrapbook


Identifier: 00-1961-39-0

Scope and Contents

The Alonzo N. Lewis scrapbook (1961-39-0) contains newspaper clippings from the year 1852 through 1855. The small album contains thirty-two pages of newspaper clippings from the Litchfield Republican, Litchfield Enquirer, and The Tribune. The majority of the clippings are composed of verses, sermons, essay and editorials, and a composition titled "Masonic Ode." A contents list is handwritten in at the back of the scrapbook which lists out the articles included in the scrapbook. The item is currently housed in 3A Box 21.


  • Created: 1852-1855
  • Other: Date acquired: 07/05/1963


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The collection is open for research.

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Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. 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

Alonzo Norton Lewis was born in New Britain, Connecticut on September 3, 1831. He was educated in public and private schools and was graduated from Yale University in 1852. He was principal of Litchfield Academy and New Hartford High School. He taught in the North Carolina Institute for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind. He was also principal and superintendent of schools at Waterbury, Connecticut, and principal of Parker Academy. He was admitted to the bar in 1857. In 1866 he was ordained an Episcopal clergyman and was rector of Christ Church, Bethlehem; Church of the Messiah, Dexter, Main; St. James’ Church, New Haven, Connecticut; Holy Trinity Church, Westport; and Christ Church, Montpelier, Vermont. He died September 12, 1807.

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Robert Fisher

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This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

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Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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