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History of First Church of Christ Congregational Church
Scope and Contents The History of First Church of Christ Congregational Church collection (2011-117-0) is a collection of papers and a manuscript found in Small Acquisitions. The collection pertains to a history and list of members of the First Church of Christ Congregational Church in Litchfield Connecticut. Leonard Woolsey Bacon the pastor of the church was compiling a list of members from 1721 (when the church was founded) to 1859 (when he was pastor of the church). The collection contains two letters from...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1859; Other: Date acquired: 03/06/2013
Scope and Contents The First Congregational Church of Litchfield collection provides documentation on the church from 1845-1999, although the church was founded in 1721. The collection brings together records given by the church and a number of other donors, and includes annual reports; addresses, sermons, and discourses; several editions of the church manual and membership roll; Sunday School Library catalogue (1859) and records; histories; photographs; financial records; correspondence; and other records....
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1845-1999; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/2006
List of Deaths and Marriages
Scope and Contents The Lists of Deaths and Marriages collection (1973-77-0) is a small book used by Laurens Perseus Hickok to keep a record of funerals and marriages he performed. The book is broken into two main sections. The first section is a list of the funerals performed by Hickok from 1830 to 1836; all of these funerals were performed in Litchfield at the First Congregational Church. After a four page break, the book becomes a record of weddings performed that spans the years 1829 to 1864. The weddings...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1830-1864; Other: Date acquired: 05/06/2012
Fanny Coit McLean letters
Scope and Contents Three letters from Fanny Coit McLean (1852- ) sent from Jacksonville, Fla., to her mother Frances Olmsted Coit (1829-1909). Fanny Coit married Rev. Allan McLean (1837-1882) of the First Congregational Church of Litchfield in 1878. McLean's health was not good and he and Mrs. McLean went to Jacksonville in Feb., 1882, in hopes of a recovery. During this time, Mrs. McLean wrote three letters to her mother, signed with "Kitty," in which she discussed their activities, news of family and...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1882; Other: Date acquired: 05/04/1953
Stoddard family papers
Scope and Contents The papers (1703-1906) of the Stoddard family of Litchfield, Conn., including correspondence, deeds, documents related to estates, legal documents, financial records, and other items. John Stoddard (1674/5-1727/8) of Wethersfield, Conn., was one of the original proprietors of Litchfield. He married Sarah Camp. Their children were Lydia, Moses, Sarah, Jerusha, Mary, John, Abigail, James, Josiah, and Prudence. Moses Stoddard (1700/1-1777) married Ruth Goodwin. Their children were Hannah,...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1703-1906; Other: Majority of material found in 1703-1851; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1997
Young Ladies Mission Band record books
00-1971-128-1 - 4
Identifier: 00-1971-128-1 - 4
Scope and Contents The Young Ladies Mission Band record Books (1971-128-1 - 4) is a collection of minute books and treasurer books used by the Young Ladies Mission Band, a society of Litchfield’s First Congregation Church founded to collect funds for missionary work. The books outline the routine of their meetings, planning of events, and giving and receiving of funds. The organization gave money for projects in places such as South Africa (Inada), India, Mexico, Japan, China, Czechoslovakia, and Spain. Please...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1884-1919; Other: Date acquired: 07/11/1973