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Litchfield Community House, Inc. records

1954-45-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1954-45-0
Scope and Contents The Litchfield Community House, Inc. records (1954-45-0, .83 linear feet) document an organization that built and maintained athletic fields and operated a community building in Litchfield, Conn., from 1929 to 1958. The collection includes correspondence, blueprints, specifications, reports, clippings, ephemera, and other documents and covers 1927-1949. As early as 1927, a group of concerned Litchfield citizens, spearheaded by Frederick Kingsbury Bull, explored the idea of constructing...
Dates: Created: 1927-1958; Other: Date acquired: 04/08/1955

Gladys Mattson papers

2008-04-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-04-0
Scope and Contents The papers of artist and photographer Gladys A. Mattson (1890-1957) of Bantam, Conn., which consist of correspondence, photographs, drawings, stencils, patterns and other documents. Mattson was a daughter of Alfred Mattson and Emma Coe Mattson. By 1912 or so she was tinting photographs. The collection contains three Wallace Nutting prints which contain Mattson's signature on the back. The circumstances under which she worked for Nutting have not been determined, although she would have been...
Dates: Created: 1912-1950; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/2010

Laura Hunt Ramsey collection

00-1999-03-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1999-03-0
Scope and Contents

Laura Hunt Ramsey performed in Litchfield Summer Theatre productions during the 1952 season. Among the cast was Calvert DeForest, who became nationally known in the 1980s through his appearances as Larry (Bud) Melman on Late Night with David Letterman. The collection consists of news clippings, theater programs, post cards, and photographs relating to the Summer Theatre and Litchfield. There is also a drawing by Leonard Altobell of himself.

Dates: Created: 1952; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1999

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

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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Bigelow, Elsie Karl 1
Boy Scouts of America 1
Brady, Edward J., 1927-2001 1
Bramley, Malcolm 1
Bull, Dorothy, 1887-1934 1
Bull, F. Kingsbury (Frederick Kingsbury), 1884-1968 1
DeForest, Calvert 1
Farris, Hope Louise 1
First Congregational Church (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
Fisher, Margaret Sargent 1
Fisher, Samuel H. (Samuel Herbert), 1867-1957 1
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Heminway, Nan Ferguson, 1920-2006 1
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Hill, Robert Wakeman, 1828-1909 1
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Litchfield Summer Theatre (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
MacDonald, Barbara 1
MacDonald, Viola Karl 1
Mattson, Gladys, 1890-1957 1
National Historic Landmarks Program (U.S.) 1
New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad Company 1
Nutting, Wallace, 1861-1941 1
PTC Aerospace 1
Pierce, Sarah, 1767-1852 1
Plaskett, Roger 1
Ramsey, Laura Hunt 1
Seherr-Thoss, Hans Christoph, 1912-1992 1
Shepaug Railroad 1
Slosson family 1
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