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James Gilbert manuscript

00-2010-178-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-178-0
Scope and Contents

An historical account, titled "A Journey into the Past," of the section of Litchfield called Headquarters, written by James Gilbert, Jun 13, 1935, in which he describes lands inhabited by former slaves, local characters, and the Dennison, Granniss, and Hayes families.

Dates: Created: 1935 Jun 13

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

Thomas Harney daybook

00-1913-32-0

 Collection
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

Joseph E. Hopkins notebook

00-1956-33-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-1956-33-0
Scope and Contents

The Joseph E. Hopkins notebook (1956-33-0) contains handwritten notes on the history of the district east of Northfield, Connecticut extending to the Naugatuck River. The notebook was created in 1955 by Joseph E. Hopkins. In addition to general history of the area, the notebook also contains information about the Hopkins family during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Dates: Created: 1955; Other: Date acquired: 08/10/1957

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. American Revolution military record

1918-38-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1918-38-0
Scope and Contents

Dated from Litchfield,  subscribers enlist as Private soldiers in a Regiment to be commanded by Col. Andrew Ward, Jr. under the command of Major General Lee for the term of eight weeks. The subscribers are convinced of the necessity of a body of forces to defeat the enemy. Added to the Beebe family papers.

Dates: Created: 1776 Jan 21; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1917

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

Litchfield. Justice of the Peace. Inventory

00-2010-86-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-86-0
Scope and Contents

An inventory of foreign goods seized by Captain Miles Beach and taken from John Murray of Guildford, pedler and delivered to Reuben Smith, Justice of Peace, in Litchfield, 5 Sep 1778. Includes an appraisal of the articles, pins and needles, by Lynde Lord and Abraham Bradley.

Dates: Created: 1778 Sep 5

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Frisbie, Elisha, 1740-1809 2
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Aerotherm Corporation 1
Bacon, Leonard Woolsey, 1830-1907 1
Baldwin, James, 1758-1843 1
Beckwith, Josiah Gale, 1803-1871 1
Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878 1
Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887 1
Bissell family 1
Bissell, Almira A., 1856-1946 1
Brace, John Pierce, 1793-1872 1
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Buel, Elizabeth C. Barney (Elizabeth Cynthia Barney), 1868-1943 1
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Catlin, Arthur, 1830-1913 1
Cunningham, Stephanie Whitney, 1869-1949 1
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Freeman, Hannah Huntington Wolcott, 1803-1838 1
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Grimes, William, 1784-1865 1
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Harney, Thomas, 1802-1870 1
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Hopkins, Joseph E. 1
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Kilborn, Aaron, 1798-1876 1
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Litchfield Citizens Advisory Council 1
Litchfield County Agricultural Society 1
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Mendenhall, Harlan G. (Harlan George), 1851-1940 1
Morris, James, 1752-1820 1
My Country Society 1
Pierce, Sarah, 1767-1852 1
Rankin, Laura Maria Wolcott, 1811-1887 1
Raymond, Edward A. 1
Rodenbach, Ruth Bushnell 1
Roe, Katherine Bissell Bogert, 1852-1921 1
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Woodruff, Morris, 1777-1840 1
Woodruff, Reuben M., 1811-1849 1
Yohe, Clair F. (Clair Frederick), 1904-1991 1
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