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Lynne Templeton Brickley papers


Identifier: 2019-87-0
Abstract Research materials, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the life of Lynne Templeton Brickley (1940-2019), an independent historian who served as a consultant for several prize-winning exhibitions at the Litchfield Historical Society. A resident of Litchfield, CT, since 1968, Brickley was president and trustee of the Litchfield Historical Society, an active member of the Litchfield Garden Club and the Litchfield Democratic Town Committee, and a...
Dates: 1930-2018

Sarah Coffin friendship album


Identifier: 00-2015-12-0

Sarah Coffin friendship album (2015-12-0) contains verses written by friends in Litchfield; Goshen, Conn.; Salisbury, Conn; and towns in New York State.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1826; Other: Date acquired: 12/03/2015

Margaret Kelley collection


Identifier: 00-1996-20-0
Scope and Contents

Four publications: Souvenir Edition The Litchfield Enquirer, 1920; Bi-Centennial of the Town of Litchfield, Conn., Exercises celebrating the Litchfield Law School, the Litchfield Female Academy, 1920; Litchfield: an historic masque, 1921; Census of the United States, 1820.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1820-1921; Other: Date acquired: 07/07/1998

Litchfield Female Academy collection


Identifier: 1890-07-2
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of The Litchfield Female Academy, Litchfield, Connecticut. Early records refer to the Academy as Miss Pierce's School, Miss Pierce's Academy, and Sarah Pierce's Academy. In the collection are institutional records; correspondence, diaries, journals, school notebooks, and albums of students; papers of Sarah Pierce and the Pierce family; and correspondence of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel regarding her research for her books "Chronicles of a Pioneer School, from...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1787-1927; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1890

Pierce family correspondence


Identifier: 1978-39-8
Scope and Contents The Pierce Family Correspondence consists primarily of letters to and from the children of John Pierce and his first wife, Mary (Paterson) Pierce, as well as of his second wife, Mary (Goodman) Pierce. The collection documents events of national importance: John Pierce, a colonel and paymaster in the Continental Army, received letters from numerous correspondents concerning military, administrative, and political news of the American Revolution. Moreover, the Pierce brothers traveled...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1775-1825; Other: Majority of material found in 1776-1825; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1978

Martha Dwight Denison Sturdevant Friendship Album


Identifier: 2010-379-0

The Martha Dwight Sturdevant Friendship Album (2010-379-0) is a bound album signed by Martha Denison's friends and fellow students at the Litchfield Female Academy circa 1821.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: c. 1821; Other: Date acquired: 01/12/2011

Wolcott family collection


Identifier: 1906-04-0
Abstract Correspondence chiefly between Frederick Wolcott (1767-1837), his wife Elizabeth (Betsey) Huntington  Wolcott (1774-1812), his brother Oliver Wolcott (1760-1833) who served as Secretary of the Treasury and Governor of Connecticut, and Jabez W. Huntington (1788-1847) who served as a U.S. Senator from Connecticut.  Topics include domestic news, local, state, regional and national politics, business affairs, church activities, trade with China and the merchant vessel Trident, raising merino...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1740-1844; Other: Majority of material found within 1790-1837; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1906

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