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Laura Hunt Ramsey collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1999-03-0
Scope and Contents Laura Hunt Ramsey performed in Litchfield Summer Theatre productions during the 1952 season. Among the cast was Calvert DeForest, who became nationally known in the 1980s through his appearances as Larry (Bud) Melman on Late Night with David Letterman. The collection consists of news clippings, theater programs, post cards, and photographs relating to the Summer Theatre and Litchfield. There is also a drawing by Leonard Altobell of himself.
Dates: Created: 1952; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1999

Ray family papers

 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

 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

 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

 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

 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

Esther Smith tea cannister drawing

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-224-0
Scope and Contents Drawing with the legend, "Inscription on an ancient tea cannister found by H. P. Griswold in Milton - May 1876." Cannister has "Esther Smith her tea cannister" written on it. Drawn on the stationery of Dwight C. Kilbourn.
Dates: Created: 1876 May

Spring Hill School collection

 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: 1926-1940; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1951

Stephen Van Rensselaer drawings

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-53-0
Scope and Contents Two pen and ink drawings of an eagle by Stephen Van Rensselaer, a student at the Cornwall (Conn.) Foreign Mission School. Signed by Stephen Van Rensselaer, native name Wah-che-oh-heh, an Osage Indian.
Dates: Created: circa 1826

Thomas McBride collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-228-0
Scope and Contents One box of note cards illustrated with Ronald Lee Anderson (1929-2002) paintings; 10 day books, 1 price list, and 1 repair ledger of antiques dealer Floyd Thoms.
Dates: Created: 1945-1975; Other: Date acquired: 11/06/2010

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