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Litchfield Law School collection

1890-10-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1890-10-0
Abstract

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: Created: 1773-1990; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1890

Marian McKenna papers

1989-02-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-02-0
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: Created: 1989; Other: Date acquired: 04/07/1991

Woodruff family collection

1953-02-2-8

 Collection
Identifier: 1953-02-2-8
Scope and Contents The Woodruff Collection primarily documents the personal life and professional career of George Catlin Woodruff, who not only practiced law for several decades in Litchfield but also served as Litchfield's postmaster and held elected positions both locally and in the United States Congress.   His law career is extensively represented in his business correspondence with clients concerning suits in progress and with other law professionals; his law school notebooks; and his own...
Dates: Created: 1779-1966; Other: Majority of material found in 1815-1919; Other: Date acquired: 11/03/1954

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