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Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter records

2011-18-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-18-0

Scope and Contents

The Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter (Litchfield, Conn.) records (2011-18-0, .42 linear feet) consist of research reports regarding lists of American Revolutionary War soldiers from Litchfield and surrounding towns; surveys of churches in Litchfield and Morris; grave records; and a 1779 pay abstract relating to the 13th Regiment Connecticut Militia. Many of the records were created by D.A.R. chapters in surrounding areas and presented to the Litchfield chapter. Includes the "Subscription Book of the Committee on Memorial Wndow to the Revolutionary Soldiers of Litchfield County, to be given to the Historical Society of Litchfield". This is a list of donors with names of Revolutionary War ancestors. Also a copy of a poem on Chapter stationery "Cakeless Cake Sale". Currently housed in 3A Box 20.

Dates

  • Created: 1905-1936
  • Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. 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 Daughters of the American Revolution is a patriotic organization whose objects are perpetuating the memory and spirit of the patriots of the American Revolution and teaching the ideals of American institutions and the duties of the American citizenship to the upcoming generation. The Litchfield, Conn., chapter of the D.A.R. is named for Mary Floyd Tallmadge (1764-1805), the wife of Col. Benjmain Tallmadge. An army officer, chief intelligence officer, and organizer of the Culper spy ring during the Revolutionary War, Tallmadge became a businessman and U.S. Representative from Connecticut in Congress after the war. The Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter was organized in 1899.

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Extent

0.42 Linear Feet

1 document box other_unmapped

Source of Acquisition

Donor unknown

Method of Acquisition

Found in collection

Existence and Location of Originals

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Related Materials

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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
Date
10/02/2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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