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Edward A. Pierpont diaries

 Collection
Identifier: 00-2010-257-0
Scope and Contents Four diaries of Litchfield, Conn., farmer Edward A. Pierpont: 1860, 1861, 1871, and 1878-1879. Pierpont generally recorded the weather, his farming and other business activities, and the comings and goings of family members and friends. There are also business accounts.
Dates: Created: 1860-1889

Roger Minot Sherman papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-66-0
Scope and Contents The Roger Minot Sherman papers (2011-66-0) consist of a diary and account book used my Roger Minot Sherman. The diary is made up of tables tracking: Miles walked, miles ridden on horseback, miles ridden in a carriage, hours spent reading, and letters.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 02/06/2011

Ryan Family Papers 1

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Identifier: 1997-11-0
Scope and Contents Ryan Family Papers 1 (1915-1986), consisting of music manuscripts, lyrics and poetry, correspondence, news clippings, photographs, and a biographical documentation. Thomas Ryan (1872-1933) was born in Ireland and moved to the United States as an infant with his mother. He took up acting and singing, but embarked on a law career, studying in Torrington, Conn., and graduating from Yale Law School in 1897. In 1899, he pursued mining in Arizona, California, and Mexico. After his fortunes failed,...
Dates: Created: 1915-1986; Other: Date acquired: 03/07/1998

Samuel Waldron journal

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-233-0
Scope and Contents The journal of Samuel [Waldron?], Oct. 8, 1823-Nov. 3, 1823, chronicles the last days of Roger Wolcott Cooke (1797-1823), Litchfield Law School graduate and lawyer. Cook was born in 1797, a son of Roger Cooke (1766-1836) and Emily Webster Cooke (1776-1807). He graduated from the Litchfield Law School in 1817 and was admitted to the Litchfield bar in 1819. He later moved to Augusta, Ga., and formed a partnership with William Tracy Gould, another Litchfield Law Student. Cooke again moved, this...
Dates: Created: 1823; Other: Date acquired: 10/06/2011

Sarah M. Hopkins Kilbourn diary

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Identifier: 00-1971-58-1
Scope and Contents The Sarah M. Hopkins Kilbourn diary (1971-58-1) chronicles the daily life of Sarah Kilbourn for a portion of the year 1888. Her brief entries mainly recount her personal activities for the day, the weather, and sometimes the activities of her husband Dwight C. Kilbourn. Of particular interest are her entries from March 11 - March 15 during the Connecticut blizzard of 1888. Entries in the diary end on the date March 21. Item is currently house in 3A Box 24.
Dates: Created: 1888; Other: Date acquired: 10/07/1972

Seymour family papers

 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, deeds...
Dates: Created: 1777-1923; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948

Arthur Shaw collection

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Identifier: 2010-163-0
Scope and Contents The collection consists of what appears to be a grouping of family papers, including foreign and domestic post cards, greeting cards, and correspondence; souvenir folders; miscellaneous printed items; calling cards; news clippings; diaries; maps; materials relating to commencement at Brown University; and report cards and school progress reports. Family names in the collection include, but are not limited to, Allen, Dowd, Osborn, Stoddard, and Thielens.
Dates: Created: 1856-1970

Elisha Sill family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-24-0
Scope and Contents The papers of Dr. Elisha Sill (1730-1808) of Goshen, Conn., consist of his diary and account book, 1771-1783, and his copy of a 1776 letter to Col. Oliver Wolcott in which he asked to be relieved of service. The collection also includes two 1774 letters from committees of correspondence and papers related to Dr. Sill's son Elisha Eaton Sill (1774-1812) and grandson William Eaton Sill (1806-1888). After graduating from Yale College in 1754, Dr. Sill settled in Goshen, Conn. and eastablished a...
Dates: Created: 1771-1825; Other: Date acquired: 02/08/1999

Solyman Brown collection

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Identifier: 2007-30-0
Scope and Contents The research materials related to Dr. Solyman Brown compiled by Dr. Leonard Elkins, who was working on an uncompleted biography of Dr. Brown.The papers include letters and other documents written by Dr. Brown and materials collected and/or written by members of the Brown family. There are two daguerreotypes of Elizabeth Butler Brown and Dr. Brown. Dr. Elkins's papers include his partial draft of a Solyman Brown biography, research notes, articles and news clippings, and original source...
Dates: Created: 1841-2006; Other: Date acquired: 01/05/2007

Dothe Stone-Cutler Diary

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Identifier: 1970-91-3
Scope and Contents The Mrs. Younglove Cutler diary (1970-91-3) is a diary of family life in eighteenth century Connecticut. Mainly about the Stone family with many references to her brother Leman Stone, her tory brother Joel Stone and her sisters. The copies found in the archives are copies made from a transcript; the original diary location is unknown. The transcript and photocopies are located in the Research File.
Dates: Created: 1777-1792; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1970

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