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Gladys Mattson papers

2008-04-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-04-0
Scope and Contents The papers of artist and photographer Gladys A. Mattson (1890-1957) of Bantam, Conn., which consist of correspondence, photographs, drawings, stencils, patterns and other documents. Mattson was a daughter of Alfred Mattson and Emma Coe Mattson. By 1912 or so she was tinting photographs. The collection contains three Wallace Nutting prints which contain Mattson's signature on the back. The circumstances under which she worked for Nutting have not been determined, although she would have been...
Dates: Created: 1912-1950; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/2010

Nan F. Heminway papers

2004-25-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-25-0
Scope and Contents The personal papers of Nan Ferguson Heminway (1920-2006), whose professional career spanned 50 years. She took up permanent residence in 1971 in Litchfield and decorated many historic homes. She was extensively involved with historic preservation, the Garden Club, and the Litchfield Historical Society. The papers consist of files related to Hemingway's decorating projects and professional activities and include notes, correspondence, minutes, reports, wallpaper samples, carpet samples, drawings...
Dates: Created: 1953-2003; Other: Date acquired: 05/10/2000

Plumb family papers

2006-03-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-03-0
Scope and Contents The Plumb family papers (2006-03-0, 1.13 linear feet) consists primarily of personal papers relating to Frederick B. Plumb, Jr. (1913-2002) and his wife Marian Newton Plumb (1917-2003). Also included are items related to Frederick B. Plumb, Sr. (b.1878) and his wife Rena Plumb (1882-1975). The papers consist of tax receipts, account books, blueprints, and several certificates of achievement. Many items are related to The Grange and other agricultural groups.
Dates: Created: 1906-1982; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2005

Ray family papers

00-1966-01-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1966-01-0
Scope and Contents The Ray Family papers (1966-01-0) contain correspondence, drawings, school papers, and a newspaper clipping relating to the family of Addie Wadhams Stevens Ray (1846-1918). Other family members represented in the papers include her mother Jane Wadhams Stevens (1815-1862), grandmother Phoebe Collins Wadhams (1773-1867), cousin Alida Collins Benson (1834- ), and uncle Edward R. Stevens. Addie Wadhams Stevens Ray was the daughter of Henry Ward and Jane Wadhams Stevens. They resided in...
Dates: Created: 1855-1886; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1966

Richard Henry Dana papers

1997-16-0

 Collection
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

Robert W. Hill lecture

00-1907-17-0

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00-1907-17-0
Scope and Contents Robert Wakeman Hill (1828-1909) was a noted architect. He received his early education in the schools of Waterbury and attended the Young Men's Institute in New Haven. He studied architecture with Henry Austin of New Haven and A. C. Nash of Milwaukee, Wis. He returned to Connecticut in 1858 and practiced architecture for a short time in Naugatuck. In 1863, he moved to Waterbury and spent the remainder of his life there. Hill was architect for the state under Governors Bigelow, Waller, Harrison...
Dates: Created: 1906 Jul 30; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1907

Seherr-Thoss papers regarding the Litchfield Historical Society

00-1997-31-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1997-31-0
Scope and Contents Plans, correspondence, and other documents related to renovation of the Litchfield Historical Society building, 1976-1986.
Dates: Created: 1976-1986; Other: Date acquired: 06/12/1998

Slosson family papers

00-1979-30-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1979-30-0
Scope and Contents Papers related to the history of the Nathaniel Slosson homestead in Kent, Conn.; a photograph and drawing of the house; genealogical information about the Slosson family; and a cabinet card of an unidentified man.
Dates: Created: 1896-1918; Other: Date acquired: 07/06/1980

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 local...
Dates: 1920-2006

Spring Hill School collection

1951-30-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1951-30-0
Scope and Contents The Spring Hill School collection (1951-30-0, .83 linear feet) documents a private school modelled on a philosophy of progressive education. Founded by Dorothy Bull and Mabel Foster Spinney in Litchfield, Conn., the school operated from 1926 to 1939. The collection includes correspondence, financial records, minutes, institutional records, brochures, and published editions of student work. The collection also contains tributes to co-founders Bull from 1934 and Spinney from 1951 and a...
Dates: Created: 1926-1939; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1951

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