Robert Cooley collection
Scope and Contents
Collection of materials purchased by Robert Cooley relating generally to Litchfield and the surrounding area. The collection includes individual 18th and 19th century letters and documents; deeds and other legal papers related to Capt. Miles Beach, 1766-1800s; photographs, including cabinet cards, cartes-de-viste, ambrotypes, daguerreotypes, tintypes loose, in cases, and/or in albums; materials related to the Coley, Tice, and Lewis family lineages and genealogy; and 19th and 20th century publications and ephemera, including newspapers, magazines, journals, pamphlets and other printed items.
The collection is partially inventoried.
- Created: 1766-1999
- Other: Majority of material found in 1766-1999
- Other: Date acquired: 08/04/1992
- Cooley, Robert (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright is retained by the creator(s) of this collection for materials they have authored or otherwise produced. 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 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
The collection is unarranged.
Source of Acquisition
Method of Acquisition
Accruals and Additions
Robert Cooley donated materials in 1991, 1993 and other times thereafter.
Existence and Location of Originals
multi-part note content
Other Descriptive Information
This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
- Robert Cooley collection
- Leith Johnson
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description