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Richard Henry Dana papers

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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: Created: 1925-1931; Other: Date acquired: 02/07/1998

Danner family papers

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Identifier: 2002-50-0
Scope and Contents The personal papers of Helen Danner and her parents Frederick Baxter Danner (1907-1979) and Elizabeth Neill Danner (1907-1991). Frederick Danner grew up in Mount Vernon, N.Y., and graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was then employed by AT&T's Long Lines Division for 42 years. Elizabeth Neill was born in Milwaukee. She attended Sweet Briar College in Virginia. She married Frederick Danner in 1935. They moved to Litchfield in the early 1970s. Helen Danner's papers...
Dates: Created: 1832-1991; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2002

Davies and Scovill families letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-340-0
Scope and Contents Three letters, Eunice Davies Scovill writing from Waterbury to her sister Belvidere Davies Ranney, 1829; William H. Scovill writing from Waterbury to his sister-in-law Belvidere Davies Ranney, 1840; and "Cousin" [Susannah?] writing from St. John's to Alathea Scovill Kingsbury, 1843.
Dates: Created: 1829-1843; Other: Date acquired: 04/09/2012

Jeremiah Day letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1955-12-0
Scope and Contents Letter signed by J. Day from the president and fellows of Yale College to John Catlin for excelling in composition.
Dates: Created: 1837 Mar; Other: Date acquired: 02/03/1955

Charlotte Dandini de Sylva letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-166-0
Scope and Contents Charlotte Dandini de Sylva encloses a check for membership in the Litchfield Historical Society.
Dates: Created: [?] Aug 20

William F. and Norma (Strong) Deacon Papers

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Identifier: 2012-03-0
Scope and Contents The William F. and Norma Strong Deacon Papers (2011-26-0, 2011-05-0, 2011-07-0, 2012-03-0) include Litchfield High School graduation and reunion materials, photographs, correspondence between William F. Deacon and Norma Strong while he was serving in the Army in German and William F. Deacon's army discharge paper and evelope. William Deacon's brother, Dave, and his sister-in-law, Priscilla (Pris), who worked with Norma Strong at W. T. Grant in Hartford, suggested that the two write each other,...
Dates: Created: 1951-1996; Other: Majority of material found in 1954-1955; Other: Date acquired: 06/02/2012

Adelaide Deming collection

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Identifier: 1954-46-0
Scope and Contents The Adelaide Deming collection (1954-46-0, .21 linear feet) contains papers related to Litchfield painter Adelaide Deming (1864-1956); her brother, physician William Champion Deming (1862-1954); and other members of her family, including her sister Charlotte (1868-), cousin John W. Quincy (1868-1950), and great grandfather Julius Deming (1755-1838). The collection consists primarily of correspondence and also includes business papers, estate papers, news clippings, a writ signed by Julius...
Dates: Created: 1808-1956; Other: Date acquired: 05/04/1956

Charlotte Deming papers

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Identifier: 2011-17-0
Scope and Contents The Charlotte Deming papers (2011-17-0, ,42 linear feet) consist of programs related to her performances in Litchfield, New York City, and Westchester, 1882-1924. Deming played violin with a number of groups and venues. The papers consist mostly of programs, and also news clippings, publications and ephemera related to music business and concerts, items related to the Women's String Orchestra Society of New York and the Musicians Club of New York, and an 1898 receipt for a grand piano purchased...
Dates: Created: 1882-1924; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

Julius Deming letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1931-20-0
Scope and Contents Julius Deming in Litchfield writes to Shadrack Osborn in Southbury (Conn.) concerning blank lists of warrants for Osborn's District. One half of the lists are to be delivered to the assistant Assessors and the other half reserved for his use.
Dates: Created: 1798 Oct 5; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1930

Deming, Perkins, and Quincy families papers

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Identifier: 1950-01-0
Scope and Contents The Deming, Perkins, and Quincy Families Papers document members of several prominent families who lived in the town of Litchfield, Conn. In the late eighteenth century, the patriarchs of each family earned wealth through their activities as merchants, traders, and investors, enabling them and many of the members of the next generations to live lives free from financial concern, if not outright luxury. The papers consist largely of correspondence, and also include collections of financial and...
Dates: Created: 1762-1950; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1921

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Dana, Richard Henry, 1879-1933 3
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Plumb, Seth F., 1836-1864 3
Seymour, Moses, 1774-1826 3
Stoddard family 3
Wolcott, Oliver, 1726-1797 3
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Adams, Charles, 1805-1883 2
Adams, Joseph, 1764-1856 2
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Brace, J. (Jonathan), 1810-1877 2
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Plumb, Charles E., 1845-1913 2
Quincy, Mary Perkins 2
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Seymour, Epaphroditus, 1783-1854 2
Seymour, Origen Storrs, 1804-1881 2
Sheldon family 2
Sheldon, Daniel 2
Shepaug Railroad 2
Silliman, Gold Selleck, 1777-1868 2
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 2
UOP Inc. Aerospace Division 2
United States. Army. Connecticut Artillery Regiment, 2nd (1863-1865) 2
Washington, George, 1732-1799 2
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Woodruff, George M. (George Morris), 1836-1930 2
Woodruff, James Parsons, 1868-1931 2
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Alexander, Bill 1
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