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Samuel Fisher collection

1961-25-0

 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: Created: 1929-1961; Other: Date acquired: 07/05/1963

Guion family papers

2004-43-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-43-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Guion family of Litchfield. Brothers Hobart Guion (1869-1950) and George Guion (1870-1962) married sisters Harriet Cutler McAllister (1880-1977) and Amelia Hamilton McAllister (1877-1962), respectively. The McAllister sisters were the nieces of New York social arbiter Samuel Ward McAllister, who coined the term "the 400" to describe, in his opinion, the elite New York society members who mattered. Items include photographs of family members and subjects in and...
Dates: Created: circa 1870-1977; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/2006

Lucy Flower Karl papers

00-1971-44-0

 Collection — Box: 1
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: Created: 1896-1930; Other: Date acquired: 01/03/1971

Litchfield Female Academy collection

1890-07-2

 Collection
Identifier: 1890-07-2
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of The Litchfield Female Academy, Litchfield, Connecticut. Early records refer to the Academy as Miss Pierce's School, Miss Pierce's Academy, and Sarah Pierce's Academy. In the collection are institutional records; correspondence, diaries, journals, school notebooks, and albums of students; papers of Sarah Pierce and the Pierce family; and correspondence of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel regarding her research for her books "Chronicles of a Pioneer School, from...
Dates: Created: 1787-1927; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1890

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

Garry H. Minor papers

00-2009-108-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-108-0
Dates: Created: 1815-1824

Andrew Clark Pikosky collection

2002-35-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-35-0
Scope and Contents The Andrew Clark Pikosky Collection, 2002-35-0, includes papers and photographs from his parents, and in particular his father, Edward Pikosky.  Among the items are programs from various professional and amateur theatrical productions in Litchfield and Litchfield County, photographs of Edward Pikosky and from World War I, paper from World War II, a Christmas card from Charles H. Turkington, circa 1930s; and 1 small notebook related to the Litchfield Flood Control Commission, 1956-1958. Also...
Dates: Created: 1908-1981; Other: Date acquired: 10/10/2002

Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss papers

2006-34-0

 Fonds
Identifier: 2006-34-0
Scope and Contents The papers of Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss (1919-2006), writer, photographer, dairy farmer, philanthropist, and long-time Litchfield, Conn., resident. The majority of the papers document the foreign travels she made with her husband Hans Christoph Seherr-Thoss (1912-1992) and family members and friends to Europe, Russia, Afghanistan, Turkey, Iran, India, China, Japan, Africa, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, the Galapagos Islands, and other places. The papers also relate to her involvement in...
Dates: 1920-2006

Seymour family papers

1949-37-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1949-37-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Seymour family of Litchfield, Conn. Principal figures are Maj. Moses Seymour (1742-1826); two of his sons, Ozias Seymour (1776-1851), and Epaphroditus Seymour (1783-1854); and Ozias Seymour's son, Origen Storrs Seymour (1804-1881). A number of other members of the Seymour family and its relatives, in particular, members of the Storrs family of Mansfield, Conn., and Woodruff family of Litchfield, are also represented. The papers include correspondence, business records,...
Dates: Created: 1777-1923; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948

Starr family papers

2010-97-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-97-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Starr family of Litchfield, Conn., primarily centering on Henry Starr (1785-1817) and his parents, Daniel (1759-1809) and Rachel Buell Starr (1761-1813), which include correspondence, a notebook, financial records, and documents related to the estates of Daniel and Rachel Buell Starr. Both father and son were tailors. There is a large group of military records created during the War of 1812 when Henry Starr was a lieutenant serving as paymaster in 37th Regiment U.S....
Dates: Created: 1806-1816; Other: Date acquired: 09/04/2010

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Gould, James, 1770-1838 1
Grimes, William, 1784-1865 1
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Guion, Amelia Hamilton McAllister, 1877-1962 1
Guion, George, 1870-1962 1
Guion, Hobart, 1869-1950 1
Hubbard, Elijah, 1777-1846 1
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Karl, Lucy Flower, 1870-1958 1
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Law, Samuel Andrew, 1771-1845 1
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Osborn, Selleck, 1783-1826 1
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Pierce, Sarah, 1767-1852 1
Pikosky, Andrew Miles Clark 1
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Seherr-Thoss, Hans Christoph, 1912-1992 1
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Seymour, Horatio, 1778-1857 1
Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886 1
Seymour, Lucy Morris Woodruff, 1807-1894 1
Seymour, Mary H. (Mary Harrison), 1835-1913 1
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Seymour, Ozias, 1776-1851 1
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Starr, Henry, 1785-1817 1
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Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 1
Thompson, Esther H., 1853-1929 1
Thompson, George William, 1816-1891 1
Tracy, Uriah, 1755-1807 1
Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes, 1842-1939 1
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Woodruff, George C. (George Catlin), 1805-1885 1
Woodruff, George M. (George Morris), 1836-1930 1
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Woodruff, James Parsons, 1868-1931 1
Woodruff, Lewis B. (Lewis Bartholomew), 1809-1875 1
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