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Almira A. Bissell notebook


 Collection — Box: Box 21A
Identifier: 00-2011-73-0
Scope and Contents The Almira A. Bissell notebook (2011-73-0) is an undated paperbound notebook. The notebook, kept by Almira A. Bissell (Mrs. Francis Bissell), has "Composition Book" printed on the front cover. The volume contains an alphabetical list of Revolutionary soldiers who enlisted from the town of Litchfield. Mrs. Bissell also includes brief war records, and genealogy when possible. Some notes are inserted on loose paper into the notebook. Almira A. Piper Bissell was the wife of Francis Bissell of...
Dates: Created: n.d.; Other: Date acquired: 04/06/2011

Family histories collection


Identifier: 1951-29-0
Scope and Contents

The Family histories collection consists of genealogical reports written by eighth grade students in Litchfield, Warren, Morris, and Goshen, Conn. They were written at the request of the curator of the Litchfield Historical Society. The histories were written by three different groups of eighth graders: Litchfield Junior High School, 1951-1952; Litchfield Junior High School, 1956; and Wamogo High School, 1958, and are arranged alphabetically by family name as provided on the report.

Dates: Created: 1951-1958; Other: Date acquired: 01/04/1951

Henry H. Wiggin genealogy collection


Identifier: 1971-48-0
Scope and Contents The Henry H. Wiggin genealogy collection relates to the genealogy of the Wiggin, Holme, and associated families, including descendants of Capt. Thomas Wiggin (circa 1592-1666) of New Hampshire. Henry Wiggin (1872- ) was the first cousin once removed of Charlotte M. Wiggin (1886-1974), long-time curator of the Litchfield Historical Society, and the papers include documentation regarding her and her ancestors. The collection consists of manuscript research materials, correspondence, and...
Dates: Created: 1935-1953; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1971

Woodruff family 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: Created: 1779-1966; Other: Majority of material found in 1815-1919; Other: Date acquired: 11/03/1954

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