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Arthur Catlin papers

1979-20-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-20-0
Scope and Contents The Arthur Catlin papers relate to Arthur Catlin (1830-1913), a farmer in Litchfield, Conn., and several members of his family. Most of the papers regard Catlin's legal matter involving the Litchfield County Agricultural Society and its dissolution and sale of land in 1914. The collection consists of correspondence, business papers, minutes, membership lists, deeds and contracts, estate and other legal papers, ephemera, check book registers, account books, and other documents. Arthur Catlin...
Dates: Created: 1857-1921; Other: Date acquired: 08/05/1979

Guild and Stevens families papers

00-1971-46-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1971-46-0
Scope and Contents

Photographs, correspondence, and other items related to the Guild family of Milton, Litchfield, Conn., and the Stevens family of Bethlehem, Conn. Some papers also relate to the Lindley family of Ansonia, Conn. Primary correspondents include Penfield Guild (1832-1901), his sister Mary Guild Stevens (1816- ), and her husband James Stevens (1812- ).

Dates: Created: 1834-1860; Other: Date acquired: 07/10/1971

Jones and Kilbourn families papers

1971-15-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1971-15-0
Scope and Contents The Jones and Kilbourn families papers document several generations of two families who lived primarily in Litchfield, Conn., principally Eaton Jones (1729-1791), Eaton Jones (1762-1838), Charles Jones (1797-1891), George Eaton Jones (1849-1927), Mary M. Jones (1851-1930), and Eaton Jones (1897-1971). George Eaton Jones married Mary Braman (1864-1927), a granddaughter of Payne Kenyon Kilbourne (1815-1859). In addition, there are third-party papers that relate to the American Revolutionary...
Dates: Created: 1747-1959; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/1972

Dwight C. Kilbourn letter

00-1986-01-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1986-01-0
Scope and Contents

Dwight C. Kilbourn writes to Mr. Kingsbury about a visit and about Kilbourn's lack of knowledge about the Headquarters section of Litchfield.

Dates: Created: 1910 Aug 15; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/1986

Litchfield Bancorp records

2000-24-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-24-0
Scope and Contents Records relating to Litchfield Bancorp. Founded in 1850 as The Litchfield Savings Society, the name was changed in 1952 to The Litchfield Savings Bank, and changed again in 1984 to Litchfield Bancorp. The items are the bank's cashbook, 1850-1864; record book, containing board of directors minutes and other records, 1850-1889; an 1850 incorporation document; a list, possibly of directors, 1874; an excerpt from an 1880 public act related to savings banks; and a scrapbook documenting the bank's...
Dates: Created: 1850-2000; Other: Majority of material found in 1850-1889; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2000

Litchfield Female Academy collection

1890-07-2

 Collection
Identifier: 1890-07-2
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of The Litchfield Female Academy, Litchfield, Connecticut. Early records refer to the Academy as Miss Pierce's School, Miss Pierce's Academy, and Sarah Pierce's Academy. In the collection are institutional records; correspondence, diaries, journals, school notebooks, and albums of students; papers of Sarah Pierce and the Pierce family; and correspondence of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel regarding her research for her books "Chronicles of a Pioneer School, from...
Dates: Created: 1787-1927; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1890

Harlan G. Mendenhall papers

2011-21-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-21-0
Scope and Contents The Harlan G. Mendenhall papers (2011-21-0, .43 linear feet) consist of correspondence and historical and biographical notes assembled by Mendenhall for use in writing a history of Litchfield. The collection also includes an Oct. 3, 1839, letter from the Committee of the Chapel Street Congregational Church inviting John Colton to become pastor and an Apr. 1846 unsigned letter to Horace Greely of The New York Tribune regarding the next president of Yale...
Dates: Created: 1839-1933; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

My Country Society, Inc. records

00-2010-118-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-118-0
Scope and Contents

Records related to a series of 12 articles printed by UOP Transportation Equipment Group, Aerotherm Division, in their "Executives' Digest" newsletter in conjunction with Litchfield's 250th anniversary in 1969.

Dates: Created: 1968-1970

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

Webster Family Papers

2017-11-0

 Fonds
Identifier: 2017-11-0
Scope and Contents The Webster family papers include Arethusa Farm records, ledgers, calendars, and postcards; documentation of a 1952 transcontinental trip to Alaska; and Litchfield photos and ephemera. Most of the family papers are from the 1870s through the 1920s.In 1868, Charles Baldwin Webster (1822-1912) Charles purchased a farm in Litchfield, CT, that he and his wife Lucinda Baldwin (1830-1871) named Arethusa, which remained in the Webster family until it was sold in 1981.The...
Dates: 1867-1998

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