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Dwight C. Kilbourn collection


Identifier: 1929-18-0
Scope and Contents The Dwight C. Kilbourn collection (1929-18-0, .83 linear feet) consists of a wide range of Litchfield, Conn., historical materials collected by Kilbourn, some of which relate to him and other Kilbourns, particularly his distant cousin Eliada Kilbourn (1809-1883) and Eliada’s family, and many that do not. Of particular interest are research files Dwight Kilbourn assembled regarding the involvement of Litchfield men in the American Revolutionary War and the American Civil War. The collection...
Dates: Created: 1801-1920; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1929

Dwight C. Kilbourn diary


Identifier: 00-1971-58-2
Scope and Contents

The Dwight C. Kilbourn diary (1971-58-2) contains daily entries for the year 1885. Commonly found are notations about the weather, Mr. Kilbourn's daily activities and monetary transactions. This item is housed in 3A Box 24.

Dates: Created: 1885; Other: Date acquired: 10/07/1972

Dwight C. Kilbourn letter


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1986-01-0
Scope and Contents

Dwight C. Kilbourn writes to Mr. Kingsbury about a visit and about Kilbourn's lack of knowledge about the Headquarters section of Litchfield.

Dates: Created: 1910 Aug 15; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/1986

Kilbourn's New Store Broadside


Identifier: 00-2013-117-0
Scope and Contents One broadside describing a sale at Dwight C. Kilbourn's store. Kilbourn, a lawyer, historian and Civil War veteran, opened a general goods store in East Litchfield, CT, in a building near the East Litchfield train station. Selling items such as dry goods, groceries, hardware, crockery, clothing, and a variety of other goods, Kilbourn’s business grew. He advertised his store regularly in the Litchfield Enquirer through the mid-1870s, and utilized poems and...
Dates: Created: 1868; Other: Date acquired: 06/09/2015