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Constitutional History of Connecticut

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-114-0
Scope and Contents Manuscript draft with corrections of a constitutional history of Connecticut by Samuel Church.
Dates: Created: undated

History of First Church of Christ Congregational Church

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-117-0
Scope and Contents The History of First Church of Christ Congregational Church collection (2011-117-0) is a collection of papers and a manuscript found in Small Acquisitions. The collection pertains to a history and list of members of the First Church of Christ Congregational Church in Litchfield Connecticut. Leonard Woolsey Bacon the pastor of the church was compiling a list of members from 1721 (when the church was founded) to 1859 (when he was pastor of the church). The collection contains two letters from...
Dates: Created: 1859; Other: Date acquired: 03/06/2013

Henry Guy Gould manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1916-47-0
Scope and Contents A manuscript detailing the origin of the names of towns in Connecticut, by Henry Guy Gould.
Dates: Created: 1874 Apr 24; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1916

H. William Hawke manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: 00-1972-129-0
Scope and Contents The H. William Hawke manuscript (1972-129-0) is a typescript manuscript biography titled "Joel Stone of Gananoque, 1749-1833. His Life and Letters." The manuscript was written by H. William Hawke in 1970.
Dates: Created: 1970; Other: Date acquired: 01/03/1972

Robert W. Hill lecture

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00-1907-17-0
Scope and Contents Robert Wakeman Hill (1828-1909) was a noted architect. He received his early education in the schools of Waterbury and attended the Young Men's Institute in New Haven. He studied architecture with Henry Austin of New Haven and A. C. Nash of Milwaukee, Wis. He returned to Connecticut in 1858 and practiced architecture for a short time in Naugatuck. In 1863, he moved to Waterbury and spent the remainder of his life there. Hill was architect for the state under Governors Bigelow, Waller, Harrison...
Dates: Created: 1906 Jul 30; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1907

Gideon Hollister papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1914-16-0
Scope and Contents The Gideon Hollister papers (1914-16-0, 2.42 linear feet) document Gideon Hiram Hollister (1818-1887), a lawyer, historian, and author who also served as United States minister to Haiti from 1868 to 1869. He is perhaps best known for his History of Connecticut, published in 1855. In addition, he published several books of fiction and poetry. The collection contains manuscripts and documents regarding these works. Also found are manuscripts drafts of some of...
Dates: Created: 1850-1906; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/1914

C. Murray Keefer manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1956-30-0
Scope and Contents Typescript manuscript, "Historical Sketch: Portraying the Ceremony of Presentation to James Morris of the Morris Academy Building and Its Dedication in November 1803," prepared by C. Murray Keefer and enacted in the Morris Community Hall on Jul 24, 1935, as a part of the Connecticut Tercentenary Celebration.
Dates: Created: 1935; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1956

Thompson Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-7
Identifier: 1929-01-0
Scope and Contents The personal papersof the Thompson family (1929-01-0, 3 linear feet) consists of correspondence, notes, personal manuscripts and newspaper publications of various writings of Esther H. Thompson on various topics pertaining to the history of Litchfield, including her childhood recollections of troops mustering for the Civil War on the town green. Also included is information on botany and other topics relating to the Village Improvement Society. Additionally, the collection contains personal and...
Dates: 1786-1929; Majority of material found within 1802-1929

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Bacon, Leonard Woolsey, 1830-1907 1
Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878 1
Church, Samuel, 1785-1854 1
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