Litchfield Rarities/Bill Alexander collection
Scope and Contents
Connecticut covers (1967-1971); postcards, (circa 1903-1969); envelopes, unknown to Ransom (circa 1883), Pratt & Thompson to Ebenezer Wooster (1886), Flynn & Doyle to George R. Bailey (1913); photographs, including Litchfield High School students (circa 1880s), cabinet cards; publications and ephemera (1910s-1930s); Swamp-Root Almanacs, imprinted with Litchfield Pharmacy and Crutch & McDonald; deeds, F. Nelson B. Smith (1846), Edwin E. Pretiss (1858), and Charles Munson (1867); correspondence, including H. W. Wessells to Perry (undated), Alexander Lamb to James Morris (1797), Mary B. Hannah to relatives (1853-1860), Joseph Conway to Charles Beaman (1914); two Morris Woodruff warrants (1807-1808); Philena Sutliff v. Jospeh Sutliff (1802); order of the Litchfield selectmen signed by Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (1782); receipt, James Morris signed by Jedediah Huntington, Treasurer of the State of Connecticut (1789) with notations of interest paid 1790-1792; inquests into the suicides of John Meigs Morgan (1799), Hepsibah Marsh Catlin (1800), Sylvester Vorsburgh (1816), and Lucy Parmalee (1859).
- Created: 1797-1971
- Other: Date acquired: 02/08/2003
- Alexander, Bill (Person)
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.
Language of Materials
The collection is unarranged.
Source of Acquisition
Litchfield Rarities/Bill Alexander
Method of Acquisition
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).
- Litchfield Rarities/Bill Alexander collection
- Leith Johnson
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description