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Register of Revolutionary Soliders and Patriots buried in Litchfield County research papers

2011-19-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-19-0

Scope and Contents

The Register of Revolutionary Soliders and Patriots buried in Litchfield County research papers (2011-19-0, .83 linear feet) consists of research, surveys, lists, and other materials used to produce the 1976 book, Register of Revolutionary Soliders and Patriots buried in Litchfield County, compiled by Joyce Mackenzie Cropsey and published by the Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter.

Dates

  • Created: 1976
  • Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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

0.83 Linear Feet

2 document boxes 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 formerly titled D.A.R. Graves. 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
dacs
Language of description
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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)