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B. Woodruff Clark collection


Identifier: 2002-34-0

Scope and Contents

Accession 2002-34-0: 12 views of Litchfield after an ice storm, Feb. 22 and 23, 1898; 3 winter landscapes, Mar. 30, 1928; 1 unidentified winter landscape, 1 of two unidentified men playing tennis. Accession 1995-10-0: Household inventory, B. S. Clark, "Shadow Lawn," South St., Litchfield, Conn., 1912; photographs, ice storm, 1942; List of motor vehicles, State of Connecticut, 1914 (J. P. Woodruff is owner number 1); Chaffers Handbook to Hall Marks on Gold & Silver Plate, by C. A. Markham, 1913; copies of letters sent by R. M. Woodruff to Eliza Thompson, Apr. 12, 1842 and to Phebe Thompson, Apr. 25, 1842. Accession 1998-34-0: Materials related to George M. Woodruff, including newspapers and clippings; correspondence; school report card (1845); misc. publications; Woodruff's case book, circa 1871; scrapbook containing news clippings, correspondence, Harvard Law School documents, and other papers, 1859-1911; scrapbook of clippings related to railroads, 1877-1878. Accesson 2003-46-0: World War I "War Camp Community Service Song Book" copyright 1918. [shelved in 18A Box 3A]


  • Created: 1842-1942
  • Other: Date acquired: 10/10/2002


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.


2.00 boxes

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Arrangement Note

The collection is unarranged.

Source of Acquisition

B. Woodruff Clark

Method of Acquisition


Accruals and Additions

Earlier gifts by B. Woodruff Clark: 1995-10-0, 1998-34-0. added 2003-46-0.

Existence and Location of Originals

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Related Materials

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Other Descriptive Information

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

B. Woodruff Clark collection
Leith Johnson
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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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