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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

Phineas Baldwin and Reuben Webster journal

00-2010-110-0

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Identifier: 00-2010-110-0
Scope and Contents The journal of Phineas Baldwin (abt. 1847-1817) and Reuben Webster (1757-1833) documents the activites of two men in Litchfield, Conn.  Baldwin traded in a variety of commodities and services with Litchfield residents, such as wood, veal, rice, tobacco, butter, and carting. His sections of the book run from 1784 to 1806. Another person, perhaps Reuben Webster, also used the book. In these sections, dating from 1817 through 1829, are several entries regarding Baldwin's estate, several...
Dates: Created: 1784-1829; Other: Date acquired: 09/04/2011

Beach, Webster, and Dickinson families papers

1995-15-0

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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

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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

Solyman Brown collection

2007-30-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-30-0
Scope and Contents The research materials related to Dr. Solyman Brown compiled by Dr. Leonard Elkins, who was working on an uncompleted biography of Dr. Brown.The papers include letters and other documents written by Dr. Brown and materials collected and/or written by members of the Brown family. There are two daguerreotypes of Elizabeth Butler Brown and Dr. Brown. Dr. Elkins's papers include his partial draft of a Solyman Brown biography, research notes, articles and news clippings, and original source...
Dates: Created: 1841-2006; Other: Date acquired: 01/05/2007

J. Howard Catlin diaries

2011-30-0

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Identifier: 2011-30-0
Scope and Contents

The J. Howard Catlin diaries (2011-30-0) consist of six pocket diaries kept by J. Howard Caltin in 1867, 1868, 1873, 1874, 1880, and 1892. Catlin's entries are brief and generally chronicle his daily activities. He regularly notes the weather, and in several of the diaries keeps a cash account of his personal spending. The six diaries are currently housed together in 3A Box 1a. Also housed in this location is an enlarged photocopy of the 1868 diary.

Dates: Created: 1867-1892; Other: Date acquired: 02/04/2013

Deming, Perkins, and Quincy families papers

1950-01-0

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Identifier: 1950-01-0
Scope and Contents The Deming, Perkins, and Quincy Families Papers document members of several prominent families who lived in the town of Litchfield, Conn. In the late eighteenth century, the patriarchs of each family earned wealth through their activities as merchants, traders, and investors, enabling them and many of the members of the next generations to live lives free from financial concern, if not outright luxury. The papers consist largely of correspondence, and also include collections of financial...
Dates: Created: 1762-1950; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1921

Elisha Frisbie Accounts and Journal

00-1955-37-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1955-37-0
Scope and Contents The Elisha Frisbie Accounts and Journal (1955-37-0) contain tables documenting the number of men in Captain Seymour's militia under Elisha Sheldon from October 25th to December 25th 1776. The tables break the numbers of men down into the number sick, discharged, fit for duty, dead, etc. There are also very small entries tracking the movement of the militia, and there are also accounts of rations and money spent. There are also a number of diary entries detailing military activity for the...
Dates: Created: 1776 Oct 25 - 1776 Dec 25; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1955

Guion family papers

2004-43-0

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Identifier: 2004-43-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Guion family of Litchfield. Brothers Hobart Guion (1869-1950) and George Guion (1870-1962) married sisters Harriet Cutler McAllister (1880-1977) and Amelia Hamilton McAllister (1877-1962), respectively. The McAllister sisters were the nieces of New York social arbiter Samuel Ward McAllister, who coined the term "the 400" to describe, in his opinion, the elite New York society members who mattered. Items include photographs of family members and subjects in and...
Dates: Created: circa 1870-1977; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/2006

Thomas Harney daybook

00-1913-32-0

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Identifier: 00-1913-32-0
Scope and Contents

The Thomas Harney daybook (1913-32-0) contains various entries by Thomas Harney, and later his wife, between the years 1856 and 1876. The majority of the journal contains brief daily entries that describe the weather condition, the wind direction, daily activities, and the temperature at sunrise, noon, and sunset. Also recorded are letters sent, as well as a recipe for ink and whitewash. Item is currently housed in 3A Box 22.

Dates: Created: 1856-1876; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1912

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