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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: Created: 1820-1921; Other: Date acquired: 07/07/1998
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: Created: 1787-1927; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1890
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents The Martha Denison 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. Each person copied a poem or remembrance piece in the album and signed it with their name and town. Among the contributors to the album are the following LFA students: Sarah Gardiner, Mary Jane Weyman, Harriet Woodbridge, Martha Austin, Anna M. Perkins, Caroline Stevens, Matilda Brooke, Catherine King, Cecilia H. Lyman, Eliza...
Dates: Created: c. 1821; Other: Date acquired: 01/12/2011
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: Created: 1775-1825; Other: Majority of material found in 1776-1825; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1978
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Abstract 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: Created: 1826; Other: Date acquired: 12/03/2015
Scope and Contents 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 sheep,...
Dates: Created: 1740-1844; Other: Majority of material found in 1790-1837; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1906
- Names: Litchfield Female Academy (Conn.) X
- Correspondence 3
- Account books 2
- Diaries 2
- Litchfield (Conn.) - History 2
- Private schools - Connecticut - Litchfield - History 2
- Receipts 2
- Schools 2
- United States--Politics and government--1775-1783. 2
- Women - Education - Connecticut - Litchfield - History 2
- Autograph albums 1
- Charleston (S.C.)--Description and travel 1
- China -- Commerce 1
- Connecticut--Politics and government 1
- Ephemera 1
- Epidemics--New York (State)--New York 1
- Exercise books 1
- Florida--Description and travel 1
- Fort Ticonderoga (N.Y.)--Capture, 1777 1
- Litchfield (Conn.) 1
- Litchfield (Conn.) -- History 1
- Medicine--United States--History--18th century 1
- Notebooks 1
- Rewards of merit 1
- Slavery--United States 1
- Southern States--History--1775-1865 1
- Trident 1
- United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 1
- Washington (D.C.)--Description and travel 1
- Woolen and worsted manufacture 1
- Yellow fever--New York (State)--New York 1 ∧ less