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Adams family collection

1970-35-1

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-35-1
Abstract

The personal papers of the Adams Family, including Joseph Adams (1767-1856); his son, Charles Adams (1805-1883); children of Charles Adams, including Julia Adams How Wessells (1842-1904), Mary Adams Wheelock (1838-1895), and Charles Adams Jr. (1845-1864); other family members; and friends and business associates. The collection consists primarily of correspondence.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1798-1928; Other: Majority of material found in 1798-1877; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1970

Beckwith family papers

1988-01-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-01-0
Scope and Contents The Beckwith family papers (1988-01-0) consist of correspondence, financial records, legal documents, military records, diaries, photographs, and other records. A small group of papers predates those of the Beckwith family. At present, only materials created prior to 1840, a limited selection of post-1840 materials, and those that relate to Josiah Beckwith (1803-1871) have been processed. They are arranged in three series. Series 1, Papers (1767-1892), contains a collection of primarily...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1767-1972; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1988

Bishop family collection

2011-14-0

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Identifier: 2011-14-0
Scope and Contents The Bishop family collection (2011-14-0, .42 linear feet) documents the families of Charles B. Bishop (1832-1913) and Jane Farnsworth Bishop (1829-1892) of Litchfield, Conn. A number of individuals are represented in the collection, including Charles, his father Charles Bishop (1791-1871), his grandfather John Bishop (1756-1848); Charles’s brothers James Ensign Bishop (1828-1903) and Theophilus Fenn Bishop (1820-1846); Theophilus’s wife Susan Amelia Pratt Bishop (1818-1848); several of...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1825-1918; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

Bissell family collection

1949-24-0

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Identifier: 1949-24-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Bissell and Bissell-Baldwin families, including family members, friends, and business associates. The collection consists of correspondence, business records, account books, and other records. Isaac Bissell (1682-1744) moved to Litchfield in 1723, where he owned a 60th share, approximately 700 acres. He was the father of ten children, including Benjamin (1717-1747) and Zebulon (1724-1777). The Bissells were farmers, although there is little material in the Society's...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1760-1926; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1949

Boardman & Seymour records

2009-75-0

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Identifier: 2009-75-0
Scope and Contents The Boardman & Seymour Records (2009-75-0) consist of correspondence, bills, legal documents, licenses to sell liquor, orders, receipts, statements of accounts and other business records. Daniel Boardman (1757-1833), New York City businessman and merchant, his brother Elijah Boardman (1760-1823), New Milford businessman and merchant, and Moses Seymour Jr. (1774-1826), Litchfield merchant and town official, maintained a partnership to operate a store in Litchfield in which they sold "a...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1794-1811; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/1989

Ebenezer Bolles family papers

1932-22-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1932-22-0
Scope and Contents The Ebenezer Bolles family papers relate to Ebenezer Bolles (1764-1826), his sons Ebenezer W. Bolles (1793-1854), Samuel Penfield Bolles (1795-1875), and Henry Bolles (1802-1849), and Samuel's wife's half-brother William Mather Clark (1805-1878). The papers consist of correspondence, deeds, legal papers, and account books. Ebenezer Bolles (1764-1826) married Abigail Penfield Bolles (1763-1844). They settled in Litchfield, where all of their children where born; as adults, most of them moved...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1789-1849; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1932

Brown and Johnson families papers

2005-49-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-49-0
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the Brown and Johnson families and related lineages of Litchfield, Naugatuck, Torrington and elsewhere consisting of original and copied source materials. The materials comprised ten binders and include 18th and 19th century publications, such as Hutchins' Revived Almanac (1814), Old Farmer's Almanac (1835), Centennial Exposition guide (1876); correspondence; family records and cerificates; bills and receipts; news clippings; genealogical information; and photographs,...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: circa 1770s-2005; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/2005

John W. Buell Papers

1950-20-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1950-20-0
Scope and Contents The papers of John Wadhams Buell (1821-1864), his sister, Mary Theresa Buell (1814-1900), and other family members. There is documentation of his involvement in several mining ventures, including the Connecticut Mining Company, and deeds to property owned by his ancestors.John Buell and Mary Buell were among the children of Capt. Samuel Buell (1783-1863) and Anne Wadhams (1777-1865) of Litchfield and cousins of Dr. Henry Wadhams Buel and Mary Jane Buel Brace, children of Dr....
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1950

Catholic Women's Benevolent Legion, Emma Deming Council No. 265 records

2005-20-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-20-0
Scope and Contents The Catholic Women's Benevolent Legion (CWBL) was a fraternal and insurance society founded in 1895. The Emma Deming Council No. 265 was founded in Litchfield in 1907. Membership was limited to Catholic women ages 17 to 50. The records document the activities of the Deming Council; some relate to the dealings between the main office in New York and the local council. Membership applications, lists, and investigating committee report and notices of members provide personal details about...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1907-1913; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2000

Silas Cheney family papers

1951-28-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1951-28-0
Scope and Contents The Silas Cheney family papers consist of documents primarily related to Silas Cheney (1821-1874), a Litchfield, Conn., broker and also several members of his immediate family, including his brother Edward Porter Cheney (1815-1904); his sisters Mary Young Cheney Greeley (1811-1872), wife of Horace Greeley, and Charlotte M. Cheney (1812-1886); and his mother Mary Young Cheney ( -1874). The collection consists of correspondence, business and legal papers, leases, and deeds. Litchfield...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1818-1883; Other: Date acquired: 04/05/1952

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Beckwith, Josiah Gale, 1803-1871 1
Beckwith, Josiah Gale, 1838-1911 1
Beckwith, Sutherland Alsop, 1892-1986 1
Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878 1
Bishop family 1
Bissell family 1
Bissell, John, 1807-1898 1
Bissell, Samantha J., 1834- 1
Bissell, Warren, 1836-1913 1
Bissell, William, 1810-1902 1
Bissell, Zebulon, 1724-1771 1
Boardman & Seymour (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
Boardman, David Sherman, 1768-1864 1
Boardman, Elijah, 1760-1823 1
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Catholic Women's Benevolent Legion. Emma Deming Council No. 265 (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
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Connecticut Junior Republic 1
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Connecticut. County Court (Litchfield County) 1
Consolidated Peat and Peat Machine Co. 1
Coopernail, George, 1876-1964 1
Crutch & MacDonald (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
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Deming, Julius, 1755-1838 1
Donahue, Martin J., -1946 1
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Doyle, Robert 1
Eraclito, Frank B. 1
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Ford Motor Company 1
Fuessenich, Bernice D., 1918-2012 1
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Grimes, William, 1784-1865 1
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John DaRoss & Sons (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
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