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Clarissa Baldwin Journal

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-68-0
Scope and Contents The Clarissa Baldwin Journal (2011-68-0) is a daily journal that Clarissa Baldwin maintained for an assignment while at the Morris Academy in 1810 through 1811. The journal focuses on the day-to-day activities such as attended classes, prayer, getting to and from school, the description of the weather, &tc. There are also two comments in the journal left by her teacher Rhoda Farnham. The one that might be of most interest, because it is the most extensive, is at the end of the journal....
Dates: Created: 1810-1811; Other: Date acquired: 03/06/2011

James Baldwin Diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1951-12-0
Scope and Contents The James Baldwin Diary (1951-12-0) is a small diary containing a few pages of genealogical information of the Baldwin family including birth and death dates for several family members and describing how his family originally came to Litchfield. The majority of the diary is a retelling of American Revolutionary War. In part of the diary, Baldwin mentions the battle of Harlem Heights and a speech by George Washington. The diary was most likely written by James Baldwin, but the diary was most...
Dates: Created: Before 1843; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1951

Beach, Webster, and Dickinson families papers

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Identifier: 1995-15-0
Scope and Contents The Beach, Webster, and Dickinson families papers (1995-15-0, 4.59 linear feet) relate to three associated Litchfield, Conn., families. In 1916, Bessie Rachel Beach (1893-1976) married Leonard Dickinson (1895-1946). The parents of Bessie were Milo D. Beach (1861-1959) and Louisa Webster Beach (1862-1951). A large part of the collection consists of genealogical information culled from a variety of sources. Original materials include marriage certificates; correspondence; mortgages and deeds;...
Dates: Created: 1791-1990; Other: Date acquired: 05/12/1995

Beckwith family papers

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Identifier: 1988-01-0
Scope and Contents The Beckwith family papers (1988-01-0) consist of correspondence, financial records, legal documents, military records, diaries, photographs, and other records. A small group of papers predates those of the Beckwith family. At present, only materials created prior to 1840, a limited selection of post-1840 materials, and those that relate to Josiah Beckwith (1803-1871) have been processed. They are arranged in three series. Series 1, Papers (1767-1892), contains a collection of primarily legal...
Dates: Created: 1767-1972; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1988

Dr. H.W. Buel diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-49-0
Scope and Contents The Dr. H.W. Buel diary (2011-49-0) is comprised of three entries from the year 1864. The entry for January 14 describes the funeral of Dr. A.M. Huxley of Goshen, Connecticut, and the entry for March 23 details a fire at the house of William F. Baldwin. The diary entries are on loose pages removed from an 1864 diary belonging to Dr. H.W. Buel.
Dates: Created: 1864; Other: Date acquired: 11/05/2012

Elisha Lewis Buell Diary

 Collection
Identifier: 1973-21-0
Scope and Contents A diary written by Elisha Lewis Buell describing day-to-day events. The diary also contains lists of expenses. This is a typed transcript. The transcript can be found in the Research Files under Buell, Elisha Lewis
Dates: Created: 1839-1861; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1973

Edith E. Caldwell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-138-0
Scope and Contents The Edith E. Caldwell Papers (2011-138-0) consist of personal papers of Edith E. Caldwell and her parents William A. Caldwell and Mary R. Caldwell, as well as legal correspondence and filings pertaining to a lawsuit between Edith E. Caldwell and Joseph Peszensky. Edith E. Caldwell was born in 1885, the daughter of William A. and Mary R. Caldwell.  She was raised in Litchfield and attended the Eastman National Business College in Poughkeepsie, New York around 1904.  She held various jobs in...
Dates: Created: 1898-1940; Other: Majority of material found in 1925-1932; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/2010

J. Howard Catlin papers

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Identifier: 1961-40-0
Abstract The J. Howard Catlin papers (1961-40-0) consist of: Glass negatives of the Northfield area. Prints are filed with the negatives as Series 2. Currently housed in 5B section 1. Photographs donated at the same tiime as the glass negatives. Currently housed in 5B section 1. Six pocket diaries kept by J. Howard Caltin in 1867, 1868, 1873, 1874, 1880, and 1892. Catlin's entries are brief and generally chronicle his daily activities. He regularly notes the weather, and in several of the diaries...
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 01/11/1961

Crane family papers

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Identifier: 2003-73-0
Scope and Contents The Crane family papers document members of the Deming family of Litchfield and Waterbury, Conn. Among the family members represented are Julius Deming (1755-1838), Frederick Deming (1832-1925), Clarissa Champion Deming (1818-1899), Clarissa Brainard Deming (1872-1955), Dr. Dudley B. Deming (1874-1946), Dr. Alletta Langdon Bedford Deming (1882-1950), and Alletta Deming Crane (1912-2003). The papers consist of correspondence, account records, a scrapbook, military records, certificates, deeds, a...
Dates: Created: 1803-1947; Other: Date acquired: 02/11/2005

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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