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John Bissell commissioner of deeds appointments


Identifier: 00-1947-13-0
Scope and Contents

Appointments by governors of John Bissell, who attended the Litchfield Law School, to serve as commissioner of deeds in various states, 1836-1878. There is also a letter from S. C. Hall of Nevada, Mo., to William Bissell, 1869. Bound volume housed in 3B Box 20.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1836-1878; Other: Date acquired: 01/12/1947

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

Richard Brickley papers


Identifier: 00-1997-07-0
Scope and Contents

One folder consisting primarily of correspondence related to fundraising efforts in connection with the Litchfield Law School.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1958-1968; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1999

Samuel Fisher collection


Identifier: 1961-25-0
Scope and Contents Research files and other materials related to Samuel Fisher's 1946 book, Litchfield Law School, 1774-1833: Biographical Catalogue, containing information about its students. There are also papers related to other aspects of Litchfield's history. Starting in the 1930s, Fisher undertook a project to assemble data on every student who attended the Litchfield Law School from 1774-1833. He conducted research and corresponded with colleges and universities, state libraries, historical...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1929-1961; Other: Date acquired: 07/05/1963

Capt. H. S. Jones collection


Identifier: 1976-14-0
Scope and Contents This collection contains records and correspondence pertaining to Captain Herbert Sidney Jones, of Litchfield, Conn. Herbert Sidney Jones was born on July 22, 1893 in New York City.  He attended the U.S. Naval Academy, graduating in 1916.  He received his master's degree in engineering from Columbia University.  He served in the U.S. Navy, and was the commander of a destroyer when he retired in 1934 for reasons of health.  During WWII, he was recalled to active duty and served on the Bureau...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1928-1975; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/1977

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 Law School collection


Identifier: 1890-10-0

This collection includes materials pertaining to Tapping Reeve, James Gould, the Litchfield Law School, and alumni of the school.  It was assembled by the Historical Society over a period of years.  Many of the law books used by Reeve and his students are also held by the Society and can be found through the book catalog.  The Society's institutional records document the history of the Tapping Reeve House and Litchfield Law School building.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1773-1990; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1890

Marian McKenna papers


Identifier: 1989-02-0
Scope and Contents

Manuscript and galleys of "Tapping Reeve and the Litchfield Law School" by Marian McKenna, 1989.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1989; Other: Date acquired: 04/07/1991

Kim Perlotto photograph


Identifier: 00-1965-26-0
Scope and Contents

Photograph, 1965-26-0, was taken by Southern New England Telephone of Kim Perlotto, son of Phyllis and Med Perlotto (age 11) examining a law book in the Tapping Reeve Law School.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1965; Other: Date acquired: 10/12/1965

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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