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Laura Hunt Ramsey collection


Identifier: 00-1999-03-0

Scope and Contents

Laura Hunt Ramsey performed in Litchfield Summer Theatre productions during the 1952 season. Among the cast was Calvert DeForest, who became nationally known in the 1980s through his appearances as Larry (Bud) Melman on Late Night with David Letterman. The collection consists of news clippings, theater programs, post cards, and photographs relating to the Summer Theatre and Litchfield. There is also a drawing by Leonard Altobell of himself.


  • created: 1952
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1999


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. 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.


3.00 folders

0.00 Linear Feet

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Arrangement Note

The materials are unarranged.

Source of Acquisition

Laura Hunt Ramsey

Method of Acquisition


Accruals and Additions

Laura Hunt Ramsey made an initial donation (1999-3-0) in August, 1999. She donated photographs in November, 1999 (1999-6-0).

Existence and Location of Originals

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Related Materials

Research file - Litchfield Summer Theatre

Other Descriptive Information

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

Laura Hunt Ramsey collection
Leith Johnson
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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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