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Seherr-Thoss papers regarding the Litchfield Historical Society

00-1997-31-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1997-31-0
Scope and Contents

Plans, correspondence, and other documents related to renovation of the Litchfield Historical Society building, 1976-1986.

Dates: Created: 1976-1986; Other: Date acquired: 06/12/1998

Seymour family papers

1949-37-0

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Identifier: 1949-37-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Seymour family of Litchfield, Conn. Principal figures are Maj. Moses Seymour (1742-1826); two of his sons, Ozias Seymour (1776-1851), and Epaphroditus Seymour (1783-1854); and Ozias Seymour's son, Origen Storrs Seymour (1804-1881). A number of other members of the Seymour family and its relatives, in particular, members of the Storrs family of Mansfield, Conn., and Woodruff family of Litchfield, are also represented. The papers include correspondence, business records,...
Dates: Created: 1777-1923; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948

Sheldon family papers

1955-34-0

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Identifier: 1955-34-0
Scope and Contents The Sheldon family papers primarily relate to Daniel Sheldon (1726-1772) and Lucretia Gross Sheldon (1724-1772), their son Dr. Daniel Sheldon (1750-1840), their grandchildren Daniel Sheldon Jr. (1780-1828), Lucy Sheldon Beach (1788-1889), Henry Sheldon (1790-1868?) and William Sheldon (1802-1826), and their great grandson Frederick Sheldon (1827-1907). The papers consist of correspondence, memoranda, school papers, and other items. Dr. Daniel Sheldon was a son of Danel and Lucretia Gross...
Dates: Created: 1768-1897; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1938

Elisha Sill family papers

1997-24-0

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Identifier: 1997-24-0
Scope and Contents The papers of Dr. Elisha Sill (1730-1808) of Goshen, Conn., consist of his diary and account book, 1771-1783, and his copy of a 1776 letter to Col. Oliver Wolcott in which he asked to be relieved of service. The collection also includes two 1774 letters from committees of correspondence and papers related to Dr. Sill's son Elisha Eaton Sill (1774-1812) and grandson William Eaton Sill (1806-1888). After graduating from Yale College in 1754, Dr. Sill settled in Goshen, Conn. and eastablished...
Dates: Created: 1771-1825; Other: Date acquired: 02/08/1999

Starr family papers

2010-97-0

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Identifier: 2010-97-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Starr family of Litchfield, Conn., primarily centering on Henry Starr (1785-1817) and his parents, Daniel (1759-1809) and Rachel Buell Starr (1761-1813), which include correspondence, a notebook, financial records, and documents related to the estates of Daniel and Rachel Buell Starr. Both father and son were tailors. There is a large group of military records created during the War of 1812 when Henry Starr was a lieutenant serving as paymaster in 37th Regiment U.S....
Dates: Created: 1806-1816; Other: Date acquired: 09/04/2010

Caroline Stoddard Newcomer papers

00-1953-27-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1953-27-0
Scope and Contents Caroline Stoddard Newcomer papers (1953-27-0), Correspondence, family data sheets, a photograph, and other items related to the genealogy of Caroline Stoddard Newcomer. Born in Litchfield, Conn., in 1852, she and her extended family moved to Tama County, Iowa, in 1854. The papers primarily document the children of Caroline's great-grandfather Gideon Stoddard (1768-1846) of Litchfield. Among the primary family members represented are Whitman Stoddard (1790-1867), Jesse Stoddard (1792- ),...
Dates: Created: 1862-1952; Other: Date acquired: 12/03/1953

Stoddard family papers

1997-34-0

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Identifier: 1997-34-0
Scope and Contents The papers (1703-1906) of the Stoddard family of Litchfield, Conn., including correspondence, deeds, documents related to estates, legal documents, financial records, and other items. John Stoddard (1674/5-1727/8) of Wethersfield, Conn., was one of the original proprietors of Litchfield. He married Sarah Camp. Their children were Lydia, Moses, Sarah, Jerusha, Mary, John, Abigail, James, Josiah, and Prudence. Moses Stoddard (1700/1-1777) married Ruth Goodwin. Their children were Hannah,...
Dates: Created: 1703-1906; Other: Majority of material found in 1703-1851; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1997

Gerrie Thielens papers

2010-116-0

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Identifier: 2010-116-0
Scope and Contents

News clippings, a photograph, and approximately 300 post cards relating to Geraldine (Gerrie) Thielens (1909-1994) of Litchfield, Conn. and Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Dates: Created: 1940-1958

Thompson Family Papers

1929-01-0

 Collection — Box: 1-7
Identifier: 1929-01-0
Scope and Contents The personal papersof the Thompson family (1929-01-0, 3 linear feet) consists of correspondence, notes, personal manuscripts and newspaper publications of various writings of Esther H. Thompson on various topics pertaining to the history of Litchfield, including her childhood recollections of troops mustering for the Civil War on the town green. Also included is information on botany and other topics relating to the Village Improvement Society. Additionally, the collection contains personal...
Dates: 1786-1929; Majority of material found within 1802-1929

Topsmead, Chase family, and Echo Farm Company records

00-1986-18-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1986-18-0
Scope and Contents

Topsmead, Chase family, and Echo Farm Company records, 1986-18-0, includes records related to land transactions involving Echo Farm Co. and Frederick Chase, Edith Chase, Henry Chase and others. It also includes rceipts for buying antiques in England, and a list of the books in the library of Topsmead in 1972 The records include correspondence and deeds.

Dates: Created: 1887-1923; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1986

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Reeve, Tapping, 1744-1823 3
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Adams, Joseph, 1764-1856 2
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Brown family 2
Buell family 2
Catlin family 2
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
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
Champlin family 1
Chase, Edith, 1890-1972 1
Chase, Frederick 1
Chase, Henry 1
Chase, Rodney, Mrs. 1
Cheney family 1
Cheney, Edward Porter, 1815-1904 1
Cheney, Silas E., 1821-1874 1
Clark family 1
Clark, B. Woodruff, 1921-2005 1
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