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Frances Ives Barber papers
Scope and Contents The Frances Ives Barber papers consists of numerous greeting cards, wedding invitations, calling cards, post cards and other ephemera. There are six scrapbooks and many loose cards. A variety of holidays and occasions are represented: Christmas, Easter, get well, birthday, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, anniversary, and others. A small collection of post cards, primarily from Europe, were apparently given to her from several residents of Litchfield, including Cleveland Fuessenich and Bernice...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1905-1982; Other: Date acquired: 03/06/2010
Scope and Contents Needle and bobbin club of Litchfield records 1920-01-0 (4 boxes). The Needle and Bobbin Club of Litchfield was started as an auxillary club branching from the original Club located in New York. Mary Perkins Quincy began the Club with permission from the New York headquarters. Members were invited and/or accepted into the club based on a profound interest and knowledge of lace and other products of the bobbin. Meetings were held often, and the club accepted many donations and gave several...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1915-1932; Other: Majority of material found in 1919-1924; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1920
Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss papers
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...