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Stephanie Whitney Cunningham manuscript


Identifier: 00-2011-29-0

Scope and Contents

Stephanie Whitney Cunningham manuscript (2011-29-0) is an unfinished manuscript draft of "From Bride to Great-Grandmother in Litchfield" by Stephanie Whitney Cunningham. Written in a small spiral bound notebook, the manuscript gives insight into the author's life in Litchfield, as well as the social scene, families, buildings, etc. that were present in the community in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. There is a typewritten transcript of the manuscript.


  • created: circa 1940
  • Other: Date acquired: 02/04/2013


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Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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

Stephanie Whitney Cunningham was a native of Oakland, California. Born in 1869, her parents were G.E. Whitey and his wife Mary L. Whitney. In 1887 she traveled to the east coast where she attended Wellsley College through the year 1888. In 1892 Stephanie married Seymour Cunningham (b.1864), a businessman from in New York. The couple resided in Litchfield, Connecticut where they had four children and remained active in the community throughout their lives.

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1 spiral bound notebook. other_unmapped

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Source of Acquisition

Found in collection.

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

Recollections of Pamela Cunningham Copeland: her early years in Litchfield, Connecticut.

Other Descriptive Information

This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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