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Capt. H. S. Jones collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains records and correspondence pertaining to Captain Herbert Sidney Jones, of Litchfield, Conn. Herbert Sidney Jones was born on July 22, 1893 in New York City. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy, graduating in 1916. He received his master's degree in engineering from Columbia University. He served in the U.S. Navy, and was the commander of a destroyer when he retired in 1934 for reasons of health. During WWII, he was recalled to active duty and served on the Bureau...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1928-1975; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/1977
Litchfield War Records Committee records
Scope and Contents The Litchfield War Records Committee records (2011-15-0, 1.88 linear feet) document men and women who served in the armed forces and auxiliary groups from Litchfield, Conn., during World War II. The papers consist of questionaires, photographs, minutes, notes, subject files, correspondence, and ephemera. The largest group of papers are returned questionnaires that list the service person's name, address, date of birth, next of kin, service dates and places, promotions, date and...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1940-1946; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012
Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss papers
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...