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Grand military ball of the officers of the 2nd Connecticut Artillery invitation

00-1951-26-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1951-26-0
Scope and Contents

Invitation to a ball to be held on Sep. 15, 1865, at the Clarke House, Winsted, Conn.

Dates: Created: 1865; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1951

Adams family collection

1970-35-1

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-35-1
Scope and Contents The personal papers of the Adams Family, including Joseph Adams (1767-1856); his son, Charles Adams (1805-1883); children of Charles Adams, including Julia Adams How Wessells (1842-1904), Mary Adams Wheelock (1838-1895), and Charles Adams Jr. (1845-1864); other family members; and friends and business associates. The collection consists primarily of correspondence. The collection consists primarily of correspondence received by Joseph Adams from family members and members of the Litchfield...
Dates: Created: 1798-1928; Other: Majority of material found in 1798-1877; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1970

American Civil War Printed ephemera

00-2021-27-0

 File
Identifier: 00-2021-27-0
Content Description

Six documents pertaining to the U.S. Civil War including a recruiting broadside "Litchfield Awake!"; a broadside that begins with, "Grand Paraid [sic] of Ye Heroes who furnished Substitutes"; a broadside, "To the Rescue!"; a clipping from the Litchfield Enquirer 1861 April 25; a "Souvenir for Memorial Night, May 30, 1892"; and a program for the forty-seventh annual reunion of the 19th Connecticut Infantry and the Second Connecticut Heavy Artillery held September 11, 1912.

Dates: 1861-1912, undated

John Quincy Ames papers

2004-53-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-53-0
Scope and Contents The John Quincy Ames papers (1834-1923) consist of his Civil War discharge papers, pension papers regarding his widow and two children, and four family photos. Ames was born in Morris, Conn., (then Litchfield South Farms) in 1845. In 1864, he enlisted in the army, serving in 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery, Co. A, during the United States Civil War. He was mustered out in 1865. He lived and worked in Salisbury, Conn., until moving to a farm on Beach Street in Litchfield in 1885. He married...
Dates: Created: 1834-1923; Other: Date acquired: 09/08/2005

Charles B. Andrews speeches

00-2010-147-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-147-0
Scope and Contents

Two speeches given by Gov. Charles B. Andrews of Litchfield, Conn., one in Wolcottville, Conn., on Sep 10, 1879 and one in Hartford on Sep 17, 1879.

Dates: Created: 1879

Adrian Atkins collection

00-2007-04-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2007-04-0
Scope and Contents

One folder of brochures and other ephemera related to Litchfield area businesses and points of interest and Connecticut's tercentenary.

Dates: Created: 1935-1982; Other: Date acquired: 11/02/2008

James Baldwin Diary

00-1951-12-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1951-12-0
Scope and Contents The James Baldwin Diary (1951-12-0) is a small diary containing a few pages of genealogical information of the Baldwin family including birth and death dates for several family members and describing how his family originally came to Litchfield. The majority of the diary is a retelling of American Revolutionary War. In part of the diary, Baldwin mentions the battle of Harlem Heights and a speech by George Washington. The diary was most likely written by James Baldwin, but the diary was most...
Dates: Created: Before 1843; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1951

Bantam Episcopal Society records

00-1971-78-23

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1971-78-23
Scope and Contents

The Bantam Episcopal Society Records (1971-78-23) is a collection of records from 1796 through 1797. There are seven items in this collection. Six of the items are records of subscribers, records of meetings, or contracts. The last item is an assortment of miscellaneous small receipts and similar records. All these items relate to the building of a church in Bantam, Connecticut by the Bantam Episcopal Society which is also known as the West Episcopal Society.

Dates: Created: 1796 Feb 2 - 1797 Oct 2; Other: Date acquired: 07/05/1973

Estate of Charles H. Barber and unknown account book

00-2010-256-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-256-0
Scope and Contents

Account book with two areas of notation: One section relates to settling the accounts of the estate of Charles H. Barber and genealogical inquiries, 1904; the other is an account maintained by an unknown person who reused this account book to record income derived from the sale of eggs, chickens, cows, and other farm products, and labor, and personal and farm expenses, 1944-1946.

Dates: Created: 1904-1946

Joseph Barber letter

00-2009-97-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-97-0
Scope and Contents

Joseph Barber in Ashfield (Mass.) writes to John Slater in Slatersville, Rhode Island about a possible site for a mill. He describes Little Falls, New York on the Mohawk River and describes the village houses and businesses. He includes information about water privileges, turnpikes, and plots of land.

Dates: Created: 1823 Oct 3

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