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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

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

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