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Scope and Contents The William F. and Norma Strong Deacon Papers (2011-26-0, 2011-05-0, 2011-07-0, 2012-03-0) include Litchfield High School graduation and reunion materials, photographs, correspondence between William F. Deacon and Norma Strong while he was serving in the Army in German and William F. Deacon's army discharge paper and evelope. William Deacon's brother, Dave, and his sister-in-law, Priscilla (Pris), who worked with Norma Strong at W. T. Grant in Hartford, suggested that the two write each other,...
Dates: Created: 1951-1996; Other: Majority of material found in 1954-1955; Other: Date acquired: 06/02/2012
Scope and Contents Connecticut covers (1967-1971); postcards, (circa 1903-1969); envelopes, unknown to Ransom (circa 1883), Pratt & Thompson to Ebenezer Wooster (1886), Flynn & Doyle to George R. Bailey (1913); photographs, including Litchfield High School students (circa 1880s), cabinet cards; publications and ephemera (1910s-1930s); Swamp-Root Almanacs, imprinted with Litchfield Pharmacy and Crutch & McDonald; deeds, F. Nelson B. Smith (1846), Edwin E. Pretiss (1858), and Charles Munson (1867);...
Dates: Created: 1797-1971; Other: Date acquired: 02/08/2003
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents One letter from S. Carl Fisher, president of the Litchfield Enquirer Publishing Co. to "Tete," circa 1930s; photographs of Litchfield High School, 1890-1925, and Litchfield High School students, circa 1921.
Dates: Created: circa 1921-circa 1930s; Other: Date acquired: 02/12/2002
Scope and Contents My Country Society, Inc. was founded in 1967 with the purpose of publishing a journal, My Country, related to American history. Initially, the journal was distributed throughout Litchfield County to schools, historical societies, libraries, town halls, banks, and other places. Later, it became available by subscription. The publication schedule varied, but typically several issues were produced each year. New and established authors were encouraged to submit manuscripts. The Society also...
Dates: Created: 1967-2009; Other: Date acquired: 12/04/2009