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American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Litchfield records

2010-164-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-164-0
Scope and Contents

Records of the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Litchfield are in two series. Series 1. Thomas Babbitt, chairman: Correspondence, minutes, subject files, decals, ephemera, drawings, and other materials. Series 2. Barbara MacDonald, commission member: Correspondence, minutes, subject files, decals, ephemera, a photograph, drawings, publications, and other materials. Also included are objects, such as a key chain, a bumper sticker, and playing cards.

Dates: Created: 1974-1977

Babbitt family papers

1994-15-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1994-15-0
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the Babbit family, including Eleanor Babbitt (1898-1994) and Col. Samuel H. Fisher (1867-1957). Col. Fisher's daughter Margaret Crossette Fisher married Eleanor Babbitt's brother Theodore Babbitt on June 17, 1922, in Litchfield. The papers include photographs and documents pertaining to Sheldon Tavern; drawings, invitations, etc. from Lilac Hedges; legal documents; birth and marriage certificates; family photographs; papers pertaining to Eleanor Babbitt and the Aircraft...
Dates: Created: 1895-1972; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1994

B/E Aerospace collection

2002-16-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-16-0
Scope and Contents

Business records related to B/E Aerospace, which had operated facilities manufacturing aircraft seating and related interior components in Bantam and Litchfield. The records include correspondence, engineering reports and drawings, newsletters, news clippings, product catalogs and other sales materials, advertising and promotional materials, subject files, photographs, and other documents.

Dates: Created: 1937-2002; Other: Date acquired: 01/07/2004

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

Richard Henry Dana papers

1997-16-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-16-0
Scope and Contents The Richard Henry Dana papers relate primarily to the renovation that Dana designed and supervised in 1925 and 1926 of Ludlow Bull's house at 114 North Street, Litchfield, Conn. The papers also include materials regarding design work for Bull's New York City apartment. The collection includes correspondence, drawings, specifications, orders, wallpaper samples, photographs, and other documents. The correspondence primarily consists of Dana's carbon copies to Bull and vendors regarding design...
Dates: Created: 1925-1931; Other: Date acquired: 02/07/1998

First Congregational Church of Litchfield collection

2006-18-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-18-0
Scope and Contents The First Congregational Church of Litchfield collection provides documentation on the church from 1845-1999, although the church was founded in 1721. The collection brings together records given by the church and a number of other donors, and includes annual reports; addresses, sermons, and discourses; several editions of the church manual and membership roll; Sunday School Library catalogue (1859) and records; histories; photographs; financial records; correspondence; and other records....
Dates: Created: 1845-1999; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/2006

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

Lucy Flower Karl papers

00-1971-44-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1971-44-0
Scope and Contents Papers of Lucy Flower Karl (1870-1958), consisting of correspondence, ephemera, a photograph, and other documents. Lucy Karl was married to William C. Karl, and the papers include items related to her 13-year-old son William Raymond Karl, who had the unfortunate distinction of being Litchfield's first motor vehicle fatality in 1915. William C. Karl was one of seven Karl brothers who came to Litchfield with their parents, Peter and Wilhelmina Hudel Karl, in the 1880s. William died in 1903....
Dates: Created: 1896-1930; Other: Date acquired: 01/03/1971

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Boy Scouts of America 1
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Bull, Dorothy, 1887-1934 1
Bull, F. Kingsbury (Frederick Kingsbury), 1884-1968 1
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First Congregational Church (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
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Hill, Robert Wakeman, 1828-1909 1
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Litchfield Community House, Inc. 1
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Litchfield Summer Theatre (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
MacDonald, Barbara 1
MacDonald, Viola Karl 1
Mattson, Gladys, 1890-1957 1
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Nutting, Wallace, 1861-1941 1
PTC Aerospace 1
Pierce, Sarah, 1767-1852 1
Plaskett, Roger 1
Ramsey, Laura Hunt 1
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Shepaug Railroad 1
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