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Edward J. Brady collection

2003-82-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-82-0
Scope and Contents In the 1950s, Brady, an employee of what was then the New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad (commonly referred to as the New Haven) and is now part of Amtrak, developed an interest in the Shepaug railroad branch. He acquired original New Haven records that provide detailed documentation of the crossings, bridges, and abutting structures. Records also document original rights of way and the New Haven's unsuccessful and successful petitions to abandon the line in the 1930s and 1940s. In...
Dates: Created: 1897-2000; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2003

Carol Bramley collection of Litchfield Historic District papers

2003-54-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-54-0
Scope and Contents The Malcolm and  Carol Bramley collection of Litchfield Historic District papers includes the final National Historic Landmark nomination form, 1986; National Historic Landmark draft nomination forms, 1986; National Register of Historic Places final nomination form, 1976; "The Historical Archeology of Culture and Society in the Center Village of Litchfield, Connecticut," by Russell G. Handsman, 1984; "Another City Upon a Hill: Litchfield, Connecticut, and the Colonial Revival," by William J....
Dates: Created: 1976-1986; Other: Date acquired: 03/10/2003

Robert W. Hill lecture

00-1907-17-0

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00-1907-17-0
Scope and Contents Robert Wakeman Hill (1828-1909) was a noted architect. He received his early education in the schools of Waterbury and attended the Young Men's Institute in New Haven. He studied architecture with Henry Austin of New Haven and A. C. Nash of Milwaukee, Wis. He returned to Connecticut in 1858 and practiced architecture for a short time in Naugatuck. In 1863, he moved to Waterbury and spent the remainder of his life there. Hill was architect for the state under Governors Bigelow, Waller,...
Dates: Created: 1906 Jul 30; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1907

Ray family papers

00-1966-01-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1966-01-0
Scope and Contents The Ray Family papers (1966-01-0) contain correspondence, drawings, school papers, and a newspaper clipping relating to the family of Addie Wadhams Stevens Ray (1846-1918). Other family members represented in the papers include her mother Jane Wadhams Stevens (1815-1862), grandmother Phoebe Collins Wadhams (1773-1867), cousin Alida Collins Benson (1834- ), and uncle Edward R. Stevens. Addie Wadhams Stevens Ray was the daughter of Henry Ward and Jane Wadhams Stevens. They resided in...
Dates: Created: 1855-1886; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1966

Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss papers

2006-34-0

 Fonds
Identifier: 2006-34-0
Scope and Contents The papers of Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss (1919-2006), writer, photographer, dairy farmer, philanthropist, and long-time Litchfield, Conn., resident. The majority of the papers document the foreign travels she made with her husband Hans Christoph Seherr-Thoss (1912-1992) and family members and friends to Europe, Russia, Afghanistan, Turkey, Iran, India, China, Japan, Africa, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, the Galapagos Islands, and other places. The papers also relate to her involvement in...
Dates: 1920-2006

Slosson family papers

00-1979-30-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1979-30-0
Scope and Contents

Papers related to the history of the Nathaniel Slosson homestead in Kent, Conn.; a photograph and drawing of the house; genealogical information about the Slosson family; and a cabinet card of an unidentified man.

Dates: Created: 1896-1918; Other: Date acquired: 07/06/1980

Spring Hill School collection

1951-30-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1951-30-0
Scope and Contents The Spring Hill School collection (1951-30-0, .83 linear feet) documents a private school modelled on a philosophy of progressive education. Founded by Dorothy Bull and Mabel Foster Spinney in Litchfield, Conn., the school operated from 1926 to 1939. The collection includes correspondence, financial records, minutes, institutional records, brochures, and published editions of student work. The collection also contains tributes to co-founders Bull from 1934 and Spinney from 1951 and a...
Dates: Created: 1926-1940; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1951

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Bull, Dorothy, 1887-1934 1
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