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Sanford family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1966-07-0

Scope and Contents

The papers consist primarily of the accounts of Jonah Sanford (1733-1817) who lived in the South Farms section (now Morris) of Litchfield. They were kept by Jesse Sanford Harrison (1872-1954), great great granddaughter of Jonah Sanford. Jesse was the daughter of Rollin & Laura Harrison and granddaughter of William Henry Harrison and Rhoda Sanford, daughter of Simeon Sanford and granddaughter of Jonah Sanford.

Dates

  • Created: 1744-1833
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1966

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Extent

1.00 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Custodial History

The papers belonged to Miss Jessie Sanford Harrison, granddaughter of the late Mrs. Cowles, author of "The Inhabitants of South Farms, (now Morris.)" They were sent by a friend into whose hands they came. Original accession number 8518, K1569.

Source of Acquisition

Mrs. H.T. Collins. 712 W. Henrietta, Kingsville, Texas 78363.

Method of Acquisition

Gift.

Existence and Location of Originals

http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

Related Materials

multi-part note content

Other Descriptive Information

This collection was processed with support from he Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).
Title
Sanford family papers
Author
Lee S. Cook
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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