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Mrs. E.S. Downes album

00-1923-32-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1923-32-0
Scope and Contents The Mrs. E.S. Downes album (1923-32-0) is a collection of pressed algae that was given from Mrs. E.S. Downes to Mrs. H.W. Buel (Catharine Laidlaw Buel) on October 5, 1874. The album contains eight samples of pressed algae in various colors and is titled "American Algae or, Flowers of the Sea."
Dates: Created: 1874; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1922

Sarah M. Hopkins Kilbourn diary

00-1971-58-1

 Collection
Identifier: 00-1971-58-1
Scope and Contents The Sarah M. Hopkins Kilbourn diary (1971-58-1) chronicles the daily life of Sarah Kilbourn for a portion of the year 1888. Her brief entries mainly recount her personal activities for the day, the weather, and sometimes the activities of her husband Dwight C. Kilbourn. Of particular interest are her entries from March 11 - March 15 during the Connecticut blizzard of 1888. Entries in the diary end on the date March 21. Item is currently house in 3A Box 24.
Dates: Created: 1888; Other: Date acquired: 10/07/1972

Stephanie Whitney Cunningham manuscript

00-2011-29-0

 Collection
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

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