Bernice Fuessenich collection
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.
- created: 1897-1976
- Other: Date acquired: 01/02/2005
- Fuessenich, Bernice D., 1918-2012 (Person)
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.
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Source of Acquisition
Method of Acquisition
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
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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).
- Bernice Fuessenich collection
- Leith Johnson; Lee S. Cook
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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