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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

Ann Borzilleri collection

00-2008-01-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2008-01-0
Scope and Contents

Two issues of "The Bantam Bugle," 1979; menu for Hattie's Family Restaurant; two bookmarks from Cobble Court Bookshop; receipt for prescription signed G. M. Woodruff, 1873; "Breakfast Dinner & Tea" advertisement pamphlet "compliments of Wessels & Gates, Litchfield, Conn.," circa 1880.

Dates: Created: 1873-1979; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/2008

Maria Tallmadge Cushman home remedies notebook

00-1949-39-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-1949-39-0
Scope and Contents The Maria Tallmadge Cushman home remedies notebook (1949-39-0) was compiled by Maria Tallmadge Cushman from the year 1840 through 1864. The small notebook contains home remedies for illness as well as many recipes and hints for household cleaning. Many of the remedies are handwritten, and a fair amount are newspaper clippings. Health remedies include treatments for cholera, cancer, colds, rheumatism, dysentery, and "Mrs. Noyes Recipe for purifying the blood." Interspersed with health cures...
Dates: Created: 1840-1864; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948

Sheldon family papers

1955-34-0

 Collection
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

Woodruff family collection

1953-02-2-8

 Collection
Identifier: 1953-02-2-8
Scope and Contents The Woodruff Collection primarily documents the personal life and professional career of George Catlin Woodruff, who not only practiced law for several decades in Litchfield but also served as Litchfield's postmaster and held elected positions both locally and in the United States Congress.   His law career is extensively represented in his business correspondence with clients concerning suits in progress and with other law professionals; his law school notebooks; and his own...
Dates: Created: 1779-1966; Other: Majority of material found in 1815-1919; Other: Date acquired: 11/03/1954

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Reeve, Tapping, 1744-1823 2
Woodruff, George M. (George Morris), 1836-1930 2
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Bard, Samuel, 1742-1821 1