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Glenn Beyus collection


Identifier: 00-2005-26-0

Scope and Contents

The Glenn Beyus Collection (2005-26-0) consists of 21 photographs from circa 1910-1925.  Among the photographs is one of woman on a roof (described by donor as his grandmother's girlfriend), 2 photographs of a truck in a blizzard (donor's grandfather on his was to pick up his wife from work), and thirteen photos of Phelps Tavern interior, exterior and employees.


  • created: 1910-1925
  • Other: Date acquired: 02/11/2006

Conditions Governing Access

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Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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

The Phelp's Tavern was one of the most prominent historic properties in Litchfield, located on the north side of the green.  It opened as a Tavern c. 1787 and was in continuous operation until it went into foreclosure in 1936, a victim of the Great Depression and was torn down.  It was also known as the United State Hotel.

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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)