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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: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1926-1940; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1951

Stephen Van Rensselaer drawings

00-2010-53-0

 Collection
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: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: circa 1826

George Whitefield papers

00-ca 1890-19-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-ca 1890-19-0
Scope and Contents

George Whitefield papers (ca 1890-19-0) consist of 3 samples of calligraphy and a letter to Rev. Amos Bassett in which he describes trouble he is having with Wheelock, who kicks him and threatens to kill him. He asks to be permitted to go to school in Mackinaw and describes other students who also have trouble with Wheelock.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1826

Woodruff family collection

1953-02-2-8

 Collection
Identifier: 1953-02-2-8
Scope and Contents The Woodruff Collection primarily documents the personal life and professional career of George Catlin Woodruff, who not only practiced law for several decades in Litchfield but also served as Litchfield's postmaster and held elected positions both locally and in the United States Congress.   His law career is extensively represented in his business correspondence with clients concerning suits in progress and with other law professionals; his law school notebooks; and his own...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1779-1966; Other: Majority of material found in 1815-1919; Other: Date acquired: 11/03/1954

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Bissell, William, 1810-1902 1
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Boy Scouts of America 1
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