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Robert Cooley collection
Scope and Contents Collection of materials purchased by Robert Cooley relating generally to Litchfield and the surrounding area. The collection includes individual 18th and 19th century letters and documents; deeds and other legal papers related to Capt. Miles Beach, 1766-1800s; photographs, including cabinet cards, cartes-de-viste, ambrotypes, daguerreotypes, tintypes loose, in cases, and/or in albums; materials related to the Coley, Tice, and Lewis family lineages and genealogy; and 19th and 20th century...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1766-1999; Other: Majority of material found in 1766-1999; Other: Date acquired: 08/04/1992
Dwight C. Kilbourn collection
Scope and Contents The Dwight C. Kilbourn collection (1929-18-0, .83 linear feet) consists of a wide range of Litchfield, Conn., historical materials collected by Kilbourn, some of which relate to him and other Kilbourns, particularly his distant cousin Eliada Kilbourn (1809-1883) and Eliada’s family, and many that do not. Of particular interest are research files Dwight Kilbourn assembled regarding the involvement of Litchfield men in the American Revolutionary War and the American Civil War. The collection...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1801-1920; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1929
Scope and Contents Connecticut covers (1967-1971); postcards, (circa 1903-1969); envelopes, unknown to Ransom (circa 1883), Pratt & Thompson to Ebenezer Wooster (1886), Flynn & Doyle to George R. Bailey (1913); photographs, including Litchfield High School students (circa 1880s), cabinet cards; publications and ephemera (1910s-1930s); Swamp-Root Almanacs, imprinted with Litchfield Pharmacy and Crutch & McDonald; deeds, F. Nelson B. Smith (1846), Edwin E. Pretiss (1858), and Charles Munson (1867);...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1797-1971; Other: Date acquired: 02/08/2003
Litchfield County papers
Scope and Contents
Collection of papers related to Litchfield County, including bills, receipts, correspondence, deeds, judicial records, ephemera, and other documents. Towns represented include Goshen, Torrington, and Winchester.
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1866-1902; Other: Date acquired: 01/12/1973
John Wright collection
Scope and Contents The John Wright Collection (1715-1853) [1982-22-0] consists of papers related to the Bostwick, Buck, Canfield, Ferriss, Hine, McEuen, Northrop, Taylor, and Treadwell families; lawyer Partridge Thacher; and others living in New Milford, Conn. It also includes papers related to New Preston Society. Included in the papers is correspondence; deeds; notes, orders, receipts and other business records; leases; subscription lists; account books, and other documents. The collection is arranged in...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1715-1892; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1982