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James Baldwin Diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1951-12-0
Scope and Contents The James Baldwin Diary (1951-12-0) is a small diary containing a few pages of genealogical information of the Baldwin family including birth and death dates for several family members and describing how his family originally came to Litchfield. The majority of the diary is a retelling of American Revolutionary War. In part of the diary, Baldwin mentions the battle of Harlem Heights and a speech by George Washington. The diary was most likely written by James Baldwin, but the diary was most...
Dates: Created: Before 1843; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1951

Beckwith, J.G. to Sutherland, Josiah

Identifier: 2015-69-0
Content Description Beckwith, J.G. to Sutherland, Josiah (2015-69-0) A hand written letter by Beckwith to Southerland. Although having acquired other references from prominent sources he is now requesting a character reference to get his son into West Point.
Dates: 1857-12-22

Almira A. Bissell notebook

Identifier: 00-2011-73-0
Scope and Contents The Almira A. Bissell notebook (2011-73-0) is an undated paperbound notebook. The notebook, kept by Almira A. Bissell (Mrs. Francis Bissell), has "Composition Book" printed on the front cover. The volume contains an alphabetical list of Revolutionary soldiers who enlisted from the town of Litchfield. Mrs. Bissell also includes brief war records, and genealogy when possible. Some notes are inserted on loose paper into the notebook. Almira A. Piper Bissell was the wife of Francis Bissell of...
Dates: Created: n.d.; Other: Date acquired: 04/06/2011

Malcolm Bramley collection

Identifier: 2001-05-0
Abstract The Malcolm Bramley collection (2001-05-0) consists of documents and publications relating to Litchfield.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 03/03/2001

Elizabeth Barney Buel papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-160-0
Scope and Contents Four writings of Elizabeth C. Barney Buel: Luncheon to Mrs. Kinney, May 26, 1910; Newspaper clipping about the activities of the Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter of the D.A.R., Mar 18, 1935; "Benjamin Franklin", radio broadcast, Jan. 17, 1933; "Old Time Industries of Litchfield Town", undated.
Dates: Created: 1910-1933

Arthur Catlin papers

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

Stephanie Whitney Cunningham manuscript

Identifier: 00-2011-29-0
Scope and Contents Stephanie Whitney Cunningham manuscript (2011-29-0) is an unfinished manuscript draft of "From Bride to Great-Grandmother in Litchfield" by Stephanie Whitney Cunningham. Written in a small spiral bound notebook, the manuscript gives insight into the author's life in Litchfield, as well as the social scene, families, buildings, etc. that were present in the community in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. There is a typewritten transcript of the manuscript.
Dates: Created: circa 1940; Other: Date acquired: 02/04/2013

History of First Church of Christ Congregational Church

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-117-0
Scope and Contents The History of First Church of Christ Congregational Church collection (2011-117-0) is a collection of papers and a manuscript found in Small Acquisitions. The collection pertains to a history and list of members of the First Church of Christ Congregational Church in Litchfield Connecticut. Leonard Woolsey Bacon the pastor of the church was compiling a list of members from 1721 (when the church was founded) to 1859 (when he was pastor of the church). The collection contains two letters from...
Dates: Created: 1859; Other: Date acquired: 03/06/2013

Charles A. Flament (1912-1944)

Identifier: 2015-66-0
Content Description Flament, Charles A. (2015-66-0) A small 2 1/2" x 3 1/2" Black and white photograph of Charles A. Flament in military uniform.
Dates: 1944

Elisha Frisbie Accounts and Journal

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1955-37-0
Scope and Contents The Elisha Frisbie Accounts and Journal (1955-37-0) contain tables documenting the number of men in Captain Seymour's militia under Elisha Sheldon from October 25th to December 25th 1776. The tables break the numbers of men down into the number sick, discharged, fit for duty, dead, etc. There are also very small entries tracking the movement of the militia, and there are also accounts of rations and money spent. There are also a number of diary entries detailing military activity for the same...
Dates: Created: 1776 Oct 25 - 1776 Dec 25; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1955

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Woodruff, Lewis B. (Lewis Bartholomew), 1809-1875 1
Woodruff, Morris, 1777-1840 1
Woodruff, Reuben M., 1811-1849 1
Yohe, Clair F. (Clair Frederick), 1904-1991 1
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