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Bernice Fuessenich collection

2003-78-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-78-0

Scope and Contents

The Bernice Fuessenich collection consists of photographs, invoices, programs, invitations, advertising, brochures, dance cards, calling cards, and other ephemera documenting cultural, social, religious, and business activities in Litchfield, Conn., 1897-1976. Among the subjects covered are drama productions, church dedications and services, horse shows, minstrel shows, dances and balls, businesses and restaurants. There are also receipts for goods and services. Some of the papers relate to the George Ives and George Barber families. Also included are genealogical records, photographs and papers about the Beach, Dickinson, Webster, and Fuessenich families.

Dates

  • Created: 1897-1976
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/02/2005

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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.

Extent

5.00 boxes

Source of Acquisition

Bernice Fuessenich

Method of Acquisition

Gift

Accruals and Additions

2010-91-0 museum purchase; 2010-370-0-1 Gift of Berclee Cameron and Cleveland Fuessenich; 2011-35-0 Gift of Berclee Cameron and Cleveland Fuessenich includes museum objects and archive materials.

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

Beach, Webster and Dickinson families papers. Frances Ives Barber papers.

Separated Materials

Photograph of George Ives in the Litchfield Court House building. Shelved in Litchfield Historical Society Photograph collection Series 2: Folder 122.

Other Descriptive Information

This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Author
Leith Johnson; Lee S. Cook
Date
04/03/2011
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

Contact:
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P.O. Box 385
Litchfield CT 06759 US
860-567-4501
860-567-3565 (Fax)