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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

Adams family genealogy

00-2010-119-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-119-0
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to the Adams family of Litchfield, including Joseph Adams (1764-1856); one of his sons, Charles Adams (1805-1883); and others, consisting primarily of genealogical materials and obituaries.

Dates: Created: 1829-circa 1900

American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Litchfield records

2010-164-0

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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

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 papers

2010-16-0

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Identifier: 2010-16-0
Scope and Contents The Charles Bartlett Andrews papers (2011-16-0, .42 linear feet) document Charles B. Andrews (1834-1902), who was a lawyer, governor of Connecticut, and chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, consist of letters regarding men who sought or were recommended for government positions or assistance, other correspondence, legal opinions, petitions, drafts and working papers, printed materials related to court matters and the Connecitcut Republican party, and other documents. Andrews was...
Dates: Created: 1860-1903; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

Asa Bacon letters

00-2010-150-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-150-0
Scope and Contents

Two letters from Asa Bacon of Litchfield, Conn., to his cousin, Peyton Randolph Gilbert of Hebron, Conn., primarily relating to the deaths of Bacon's three sons.

Dates: Created: 1850

Beach, Webster, and Dickinson families papers

1995-15-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-15-0
Scope and Contents The Beach, Webster, and Dickinson families papers (1995-15-0, 4.59 linear feet) relate to three associated Litchfield, Conn., families. In 1916, Bessie Rachel Beach (1893-1976) married Leonard Dickinson (1895-1946). The parents of Bessie were Milo D. Beach (1861-1959) and Louisa Webster Beach (1862-1951). A large part of the collection consists of genealogical information culled from a variety of sources. Original materials include marriage certificates; correspondence; mortgages and deeds;...
Dates: Created: 1791-1990; Other: Date acquired: 05/12/1995

Beckwith family papers

1988-01-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-01-0
Scope and Contents The Beckwith family papers (1988-01-0) consist of correspondence, financial records, legal documents, military records, diaries, photographs, and other records. A small group of papers predates those of the Beckwith family. At present, only materials created prior to 1840, a limited selection of post-1840 materials, and those that relate to Josiah Beckwith (1803-1871) have been processed. They are arranged in three series. Series 1, Papers (1767-1892), contains a collection of primarily...
Dates: Created: 1767-1972; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1988

Beebe family papers

1918-19-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1918-19-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Beebe family of Litchfield, Conn., centering on Bezaleel Beebe, his father, and his descendents. The papers consist of correspondence, deeds, business records, military records, and other documents. The papers are arranged in three series: Series 1: Correspondence Series 2: Beebe, Bezaleel military papers Series 3: Other papers Bezaleel Beebe was born in 1741 in Litchfield, Conn., a son of Ebenezer Beebe (1716-1744) and Bethiel Osborn Beebe Peck (1722-1816). After...
Dates: Created: 1729-1913; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1918

Bishop family collection

2011-14-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-14-0
Scope and Contents The Bishop family collection (2011-14-0, .42 linear feet) documents the families of Charles B. Bishop (1832-1913) and Jane Farnsworth Bishop (1829-1892) of Litchfield, Conn. A number of individuals are represented in the collection, including Charles, his father Charles Bishop (1791-1871), his grandfather John Bishop (1756-1848); Charles’s brothers James Ensign Bishop (1828-1903) and Theophilus Fenn Bishop (1820-1846); Theophilus’s wife Susan Amelia Pratt Bishop (1818-1848); several of...
Dates: Created: 1825-1918; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

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Dana, Richard Henry, 1879-1933 2
First Congregational Church (Litchfield, Conn.) 2
Kilbourn, Dwight C. (Dwight Canfield), 1837-1914 2
Kilbourne, Payne Kenyon, 1815-1859 2
Kilburn family 2
Litchfield Female Academy (Conn.) 2
Litchfield High School (Litchfield, Conn.) 2
Litchfield Light Horse (Military unit) 2
My Country Society 2
Seherr-Thoss, Sonia P., 1919-2006 2
Seymour family 2
Seymour, Moses, 1774-1826 2
Silliman, Gold Selleck, 1777-1868 2
Stoddard family 2
Webster family 2
White, Alain Campbell, 1880-1951 2
Wolcott, Oliver, 1726-1797 2
Woodruff, George M. (George Morris), 1836-1930 2
Woodruff, James Parsons, 1868-1931 2
Adams, Charles, 1845-1864 1
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Aerotherm Corporation 1
Alexander, Bill 1
Alsop family 1
American Home Missionary Society 1
American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Litchfield 1
Ames family 1
Ames, John Quincy, 1845-1918 1
Andrews, Charles Bartlett, 1836-1902 1
Babbitt, Thomas 1
Bacon, Asa 1
Baldwin family 1
Bard, Samuel, 1742-1821 1
Beach family 1
Beach, Louisa Webster, 1861-1951 1
Beach, Lucy Sheldon, 1788-1889 1
Beach, Miles, 1743-1828 1
Beach, Milo D., 1861-1959 1
Beckwith family 1
Beckwith, Josiah Gale, 1803-1871 1
Beckwith, Josiah Gale, 1838-1911 1
Beckwith, Sutherland Alsop, 1892-1986 1
Beebe family 1
Beebe, Bezaleel, 1741-1824 1
Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878 1
Bird family 1
Bissell family 1
Bissell, John, 1807-1898 1
Bissell, Samantha J., 1834- 1
Bissell, Warren, 1836-1913 1
Bissell, William, 1810-1902 1
Bissell, Zebulon, 1724-1771 1
Boardman & Seymour (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
Boardman, David Sherman, 1768-1864 1
Boardman, Elijah, 1760-1823 1
Bolles family 1
Bolles, Ebenezer, 1764-1826 1
Bolles, Ebenezer, 1793-1854 1
Bostwick, Arthur 1
Bostwick, William, 1830-1895 1
Brace, John Pierce, 1793-1872 1
Brace, Mary Jane Buel, 1827-1884 1
Braman family 1
Brooks, Whitney L. 1
Brown, David W. 1
Brown, Solyman, 1790-1876 1
Buel family 1
Buel, Henry Wadhams, 1820-1893 1
Buell, John W. (John Wadhams), 1821-1864 1
Buell, Mary Theresa, 1814-1900 1
Bull, Dorothy, 1887-1934 1
Bull, F. Kingsbury (Frederick Kingsbury), 1884-1968 1
Camp family 1
Catholic Women's Benevolent Legion. Emma Deming Council No. 265 (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
Catlin, Arthur, 1830-1913 1
Catlin, James P. 1
Catlin, John, 1814-1894 1
Catlin, Laura Humiston, 1813-1901 1
Champion family 1
Champion, Henry, 1751-1836 1
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Chase, Edith, 1890-1972 1
Chase, Frederick 1
Chase, Henry 1
Chase, Rodney, Mrs. 1
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Cheney, Edward Porter, 1815-1904 1
Cheney, Silas E., 1821-1874 1
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