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Robert Cooley collection

2004-07-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-07-0
Scope and Contents Collection of materials purchased by Robert Cooley relating generally to Litchfield and the surrounding area. The collection includes individual 18th and 19th century letters and documents; deeds and other legal papers related to Capt. Miles Beach, 1766-1800s; photographs, including cabinet cards, cartes-de-viste, ambrotypes, daguerreotypes, tintypes loose, in cases, and/or in albums; materials related to the Coley, Tice, and Lewis family lineages and genealogy; and 19th and 20th century...
Dates: Created: 1766-1999; Other: Majority of material found in 1766-1999; Other: Date acquired: 08/04/1992

Deming, Perkins, and Quincy families papers

1950-01-0

 Collection
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

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

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Beach, Miles, 1743-1828 1
Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878 1
Champion family 1
Champion, Henry, 1751-1836 1
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