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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

Harlan G. Mendenhall papers

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 College.
Dates: Created: 1839-1933; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

James Morris Address

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1953-49-0
Scope and Contents The James Morris Address (2952) was delivered sometime between July of 1803 and October 8th of 1810. The address is a brief account of local history. It covers the founding of Litchfield describing the conditions of the early settlers. There are also accounts of the suicides and murders in the town, and there is account of the capture of Captain Jacob Griswould. There are other topics covered such as important buildings in Litchfield at the time (parishes, saw mills,...
Dates: Created: 1803 July - 1810 October 8; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1953

My Country Society, Inc. records

 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

Preservation/restoration guidelines, Main Street, Litchfield, Connecticut

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-361-0
Scope and Contents Report written by Sara B. Chase, Consulting Services, Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities. Includes photographs of buildings on Main St.
Dates: Created: 1981 Apr; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2010

Edward Raymond manuscript

Identifier: 1997-10-0
Scope and Contents Typescript of "Litchfield in Three Centuries," by Edward A. Raymond (1990, 796 pp.), an historical overview of Litchfield, Conn.
Dates: Created: 1990; Other: Date acquired: 08/07/1997

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

Certification of James Stone as First Constable

Identifier: 00-2015-07-0
Dates: 1809-11-13

Thomas Harney daybook

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

Thompson Family Papers

 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 and...
Dates: 1786-1929; Majority of material found within 1802-1929

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