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Family histories collection


Identifier: 1951-29-0

Scope and Contents

The Family histories collection consists of genealogical reports written by eighth grade students in Litchfield, Warren, Morris, and Goshen, Conn. They were written at the request of the curator of the Litchfield Historical Society. The histories were written by three different groups of eighth graders: Litchfield Junior High School, 1951-1952; Litchfield Junior High School, 1956; and Wamogo High School, 1958, and are arranged alphabetically by family name as provided on the report.


  • Created: 1951-1958
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/04/1951


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


0.42 Linear Feet

1 document box other_unmapped

Source of Acquisition

Litchfield Historical Society

Method of Acquisition

Written at the request of the curator

Accruals and Additions

The collection consists of the three donations: Litchfield High School 8th grade students, 1951 (1951-29-0); Litchfield Junior High School 8th grade students, 1956 (1956-32-0); and Wamogo High School 8th grade students, 1958 (1958-25-0).

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).
Archon Finding Aid Title
Leith Johnson
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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