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American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Litchfield records


Identifier: 2010-164-0

Records of the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Litchfield are in two series. Series 1. Thomas Babbitt, chairman: Correspondence, minutes, subject files, decals, ephemera, drawings, and other materials. Series 2. Barbara MacDonald, commission member: Correspondence, minutes, subject files, decals, ephemera, a photograph, drawings, publications, and other materials. Also included are objects, such as a key chain, a bumper sticker, and playing cards.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1974-1977

B/E Aerospace collection


Identifier: 2002-16-0
Scope and Contents

Business records related to B/E Aerospace, which had operated facilities manufacturing aircraft seating and related interior components in Bantam and Litchfield. The records include correspondence, engineering reports and drawings, newsletters, news clippings, product catalogs and other sales materials, advertising and promotional materials, subject files, photographs, and other documents.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1937-2002; Other: Date acquired: 01/07/2004

Bissell family collection


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

Edward J. Brady collection


Identifier: 2003-82-0
Scope and Contents In the 1950s, Brady, an employee of what was then the New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad (commonly referred to as the New Haven) and is now part of Amtrak, developed an interest in the Shepaug railroad branch. He acquired original New Haven records that provide detailed documentation of the crossings, bridges, and abutting structures. Records also document original rights of way and the New Haven's unsuccessful and successful petitions to abandon the line in the 1930s and 1940s. In...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1897-2000; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2003

John Catlin papers


Identifier: 00-1954-44-0
Scope and Contents

Papers related to the house and property of John Catlin (1814-1894) and his wife Laura Humiston Catlin (1813-1901) in Northfield, Litchfield, Conn., including deeds, drawings, and correspondence from one of their sons, James P. Catlin, describing aspects of the property.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1838-1935; Other: Date acquired: 01/12/1954

Richard Henry Dana papers


Identifier: 1997-16-0
Scope and Contents The Richard Henry Dana papers relate primarily to the renovation that Dana designed and supervised in 1925 and 1926 of Ludlow Bull's house at 114 North Street, Litchfield, Conn. The papers also include materials regarding design work for Bull's New York City apartment. The collection includes correspondence, drawings, specifications, orders, wallpaper samples, photographs, and other documents. The correspondence primarily consists of Dana's carbon copies to Bull and vendors regarding design...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1925-1931; Other: Date acquired: 02/07/1998

First Congregational Church of Litchfield collection


Identifier: 2006-18-0
Scope and Contents The First Congregational Church of Litchfield collection provides documentation on the church from 1845-1999, although the church was founded in 1721. The collection brings together records given by the church and a number of other donors, and includes annual reports; addresses, sermons, and discourses; several editions of the church manual and membership roll; Sunday School Library catalogue (1859) and records; histories; photographs; financial records; correspondence; and other records....
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1845-1999; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/2006

Nan F. Heminway papers


Identifier: 2004-25-0
Scope and Contents The personal papers of Nan Ferguson Heminway (1920-2006), whose professional career spanned 50 years. She took up permanent residence in 1971 in Litchfield and decorated many historic homes. She was extensively involved with historic preservation, the Garden Club, and the Litchfield Historical Society. The papers consist of files related to Hemingway's decorating projects and professional activities and include notes, correspondence, minutes, reports, wallpaper samples, carpet samples,...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1953-2003; Other: Date acquired: 05/10/2000

Lucy Flower Karl papers


Identifier: 00-1971-44-0
Scope and Contents Papers of Lucy Flower Karl (1870-1958), consisting of correspondence, ephemera, a photograph, and other documents. Lucy Karl was married to William C. Karl, and the papers include items related to her 13-year-old son William Raymond Karl, who had the unfortunate distinction of being Litchfield's first motor vehicle fatality in 1915. William C. Karl was one of seven Karl brothers who came to Litchfield with their parents, Peter and Wilhelmina Hudel Karl, in the 1880s. William died in 1903....
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1896-1930; Other: Date acquired: 01/03/1971

Elizabeth Cone Kilbourne scrapbook


Identifier: 1996-24-0
Scope and Contents Scrapbook labeled "Mrs. Elizabeth Kilbourn" on the cover containing news clippings chiefly concerning her husband Payne Kenyon Kilbourne and numerous members of the Kilbourn family. Some of the clippings are Payne's articles and poetry. Hand-written poems by Payne are loose in the scrapbook, as are family photographs, their daughter Julia's writing book, drawings, engravings, correspondence, and advertising cards and other ephemera. There is also a draft of articles and a list of members...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: circa 1840s-1894; Other: Date acquired: 11/07/1996

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