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Nan F. Heminway papers

2004-25-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-25-0
Scope and Contents The personal papers of Nan Ferguson Heminway (1920-2006), whose professional career spanned 50 years. She took up permanent residence in 1971 in Litchfield and decorated many historic homes. She was extensively involved with historic preservation, the Garden Club, and the Litchfield Historical Society. The papers consist of files related to Hemingway's decorating projects and professional activities and include notes, correspondence, minutes, reports, wallpaper samples, carpet samples,...
Dates: Created: 1953-2003; Other: Date acquired: 05/10/2000

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

Litchfield War Records Committee records

2011-15-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-15-0
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: Created: 1940-1946; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

Getrude Phelps O'Donnell collection

00-2002-52-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2002-52-0
Scope and Contents

1 photograph, Gov. Holcomb and staff at Litchfield bicentennial planting an oak tree in front of Litchfield Historical Museum, 1921

Dates: Created: 1921; Other: Date acquired: 11/08/2003

Gen. John Sedgwick collection

00-1963-30-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1963-30-0
Scope and Contents

Collection of papers related to Civil War Gen. John Sedgwick (1831-1864) of Cornwall, Conn. Items include photographs and documents relating to Sedgwick memorials assembled by Edward Kelly of Litchfield, 1963; a Litchfield Enquirer containing an article on the dedication of a memorial to Sedgwick at Gettysburg, Jun. 12, 1913; and an undated chronology of the events of Sedgwick's life.

Dates: Created: 1913-1963; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/1964

Seherr-Thoss papers regarding the Litchfield Historical Society

00-1997-31-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1997-31-0
Scope and Contents

Plans, correspondence, and other documents related to renovation of the Litchfield Historical Society building, 1976-1986.

Dates: Created: 1976-1986; Other: Date acquired: 06/12/1998