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American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Litchfield records

2010-164-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-164-0
Scope and Contents

Records of the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Litchfield are in two series. Series 1. Thomas Babbitt, chairman: Correspondence, minutes, subject files, decals, ephemera, drawings, and other materials. Series 2. Barbara MacDonald, commission member: Correspondence, minutes, subject files, decals, ephemera, a photograph, drawings, publications, and other materials. Also included are objects, such as a key chain, a bumper sticker, and playing cards.

Dates: Created: 1974-1977

Lucy Flower Karl papers

00-1971-44-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1971-44-0
Scope and Contents Papers of Lucy Flower Karl (1870-1958), consisting of correspondence, ephemera, a photograph, and other documents. Lucy Karl was married to William C. Karl, and the papers include items related to her 13-year-old son William Raymond Karl, who had the unfortunate distinction of being Litchfield's first motor vehicle fatality in 1915. William C. Karl was one of seven Karl brothers who came to Litchfield with their parents, Peter and Wilhelmina Hudel Karl, in the 1880s. William died in 1903....
Dates: Created: 1896-1930; Other: Date acquired: 01/03/1971

Litchfield Community House, Inc. records

1954-45-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1954-45-0
Scope and Contents The Litchfield Community House, Inc. records (1954-45-0, .83 linear feet) document an organization that built and maintained athletic fields and operated a community building in Litchfield, Conn., from 1929 to 1958. The collection includes correspondence, blueprints, specifications, reports, clippings, ephemera, and other documents and covers 1927-1949. As early as 1927, a group of concerned Litchfield citizens, spearheaded by Frederick Kingsbury Bull, explored the idea of constructing...
Dates: Created: 1927-1958; Other: Date acquired: 04/08/1955

Laura Hunt Ramsey collection

00-1999-03-0

 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

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

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