Register of Revolutionary Soliders and Patriots buried in Litchfield County research papers
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.
- Created: 1976
- Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012
- Connecticut Daughters of the American Revolution. Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter (Organization)
- Cropsey, Joyce Mackenzie (Person)
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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0.83 Linear Feet
2 document boxes other_unmapped
Language of Materials
Source of Acquisition
Method of Acquisition
Found in collection.
Existence and Location of Originals
multi-part note content
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).
- Register of Revolutionary Soliders and Patriots buried in Litchfield County research papers
- Leith Johnson
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository
7 South Street
P.O. Box 385
Litchfield CT 06759