Janet Flynn collection
Scope and Contents
The Janet Flynn collection contains papers related to the Litchfield Charter Commission, 1967-1971, and includes working papers, research materials and charters of other towns, drafts, memoranda, agreements, notes, newsletters, minutes, and miscellaneous documents.
- Created: 1967-1971
- Other: Date acquired: 10/07/2006
- Litchfield (Conn. : Town). Charter Commission (Organization)
- Flynn, Janet (Resident of Litchfield, Conn.) (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.
Biographical or Historical Information
The Litchfield Charter Commission worked through 1970 and 1971 to draft a charter for the Town of Litchfield. The Commission consisted of 15 members and Richard Lafferty provided consulting services. A preliminary proposed charter was sent to the Board of Selectmen in June, 1971, and revisions were submitted in December, 1971. Three public hearings were held in January, 1972. The full charter was published in The Litchfield Enquirer on Mar 2, 1972. Voters rejected the charter on Nov. 7, 1972.
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This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
- Janet Flynn collection
- Leith Johnson
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