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Women's Forum records

2004-30-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-30-0
Scope and Contents The records of the The Women's Forum, founded in Litchfield in 1914 with seventeen members to provide an opportunity for women of the area to exchange viewpoints and talents. In 1916, classes were offered, and in 1925, outside speakers were invited. Over the years, such notables as Igor Sikorsky, Eleanor Roosevelt, Madeleine L'Engle, and Abraham Ribicoff have appeared. The records consist of correspondence, minutes, news clippings, membership lists, financial records, programs, and...
Dates: Created: 1913-2009; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/2004

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

Theodore D. Woolsey letter

00-2010-254-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-254-0
Scope and Contents

Letter from Yale College president Theodore D. Woolsey to Joseph Eldredge, in which he notifies Eledredge of a meeting of the Corporation of Yale College.

Dates: Created: 1854 Apr 10

World War I draft lottery numbers

00-1922-38-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1922-38-0
Scope and Contents

Three numbers used in the three draft lotteries held during World War I attached to an illustrated, explanatory brochure created by Capt. Charles R. Morris. Also includes correspondence from Elbert B. Hamlin, who procured the numbers from Morris and donated them to the Litchfield Historical Society, and from Morris in response to Hamlin's request.

Dates: Created: 1922; Other: Date acquired: 04/04/1924

John Wright collection

1982-22-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1982-22-0
Scope and Contents The John Wright Collection (1715-1853) [1982-22-0] consists of papers related to the Bostwick, Buck, Canfield, Ferriss, Hine, McEuen, Northrop, Taylor, and Treadwell families; lawyer Partridge Thacher; and others living in New Milford, Conn. It also includes papers related to New Preston Society. Included in the papers is correspondence; deeds; notes, orders, receipts and other business records; leases; subscription lists; account books, and other documents. The collection is arranged in...
Dates: Created: 1715-1892; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1982

Samuel Wright papers

1953-26-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1953-26-0
Scope and Contents The papers of Samuel Wright (1789-1875) of Litchfield, Conn., including correspondence, deeds, financial records, legal documents, records related to the militia, and tax collection documents. Samuel Wright was the son of Jonathan Wright (1745/46-1836) and his third wife, Thankful Landon (1757?-1831), who was the widow of Benjamin Gibbs. Jonathan's first wife was Leah Bissell (1747?-1782). Many of the deeds in the papers relate to land transactions involving his wives' families. Samuel...
Dates: Created: 1767-1877; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1953

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Seymour, Moses, 1774-1826 3
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Wolcott, Oliver, 1726-1797 3
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UOP Inc. Aerospace Division 2
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