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Family histories collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1951-29-0
Scope and Contents The Family histories collection consists of genealogical reports written by eighth grade students in Litchfield, Warren, Morris, and Goshen, Conn. They were written at the request of the curator of the Litchfield Historical Society. The histories were written by three different groups of eighth graders: Litchfield Junior High School, 1951-1952; Litchfield Junior High School, 1956; and Wamogo High School, 1958, and are arranged alphabetically by family name as provided on the report.
Dates: Created: 1951-1958; Other: Date acquired: 01/04/1951

Kirby family collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-193-0
Scope and Contents A newspaper obituary of Col. Edmund Kirby (1794-1849), who enlisted in the army at the age of 18 and fought in the War of 1812, the Black Hawk, Creek and Seminole Wars and the Mexican War. He was chief of the Pay Department during the Mexican War and died as a result of deteriorating health during the war. A manuscript, "A chronicle of the Marvin-Kirby house from an address read by Miss Wells at Litchfield, Conn., 21 Aug 1879."
Dates: Created: 1849-1879

Litchfield Female Academy collection

 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: Created: 1787-1927; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1890

Litchfield Historical Society photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier:  ##ciz
Scope and Contents The Litchfield photograph collection contains photographs of the built environment; landscapes; events; portraits and group photographs; and oversized photographs. This finding aid is a work in progress. The buildings and landscapes series contains photographs of Litchfield, including Bantam, Milton, and Northfield. Digital images are not yet available.
Dates: 1840-2000

Litchfield miscellaneous deeds

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-22-0
Scope and Contents 24 deeds related to land and buildings in Litchfield, Conn., 1889-1926.
Dates: Created: 1889-1926

Litchfield War Records Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-15-0
Scope and Contents The Litchfield War Records Committee records (2011-15-0, 1.88 linear feet) document men and women who served in the armed forces and auxiliary groups from Litchfield, Conn., during World War II. The papers consist of questionaires, photographs, minutes, notes, subject files, correspondence, and ephemera. The largest group of papers are returned questionnaires that list the service person's name, address, date of birth, next of kin, service dates and places, promotions, date and circumstances...
Dates: Created: 1940-1946; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

Miscellaneous bills

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-149-0
Scope and Contents Approximately 15 bills from Litchfield area merchants and businesses, 1886-1904.
Dates: Created: 1886-1904

Miscellaneous papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-64-0
Scope and Contents Papers relating to families and activities in Litchfield, including correspondence related to Camp, Smith, Hill, and other families; deeds; contracts and other legal documents relating to highway and bridge construction and maintenance; Reports of the Selectmen and Treasurer of the Town of Litchfield, 1890-1911; Road Schedules; Charter and Bylaws of the Town of Litchfield, 1862; and other papers.
Dates: Created: 1841-1956; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2002

Miscellaneous records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-24-0
Scope and Contents Estate inventories, leases, and contracts related to business activities in Litchfield, Conn., 1895-1924.
Dates: Created: 1895-1924

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