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Litchfield Garden Club records

2010-33-0

 Series
Identifier: 2010-33-0
Scope and Contents The Litchfield Garden Club records document an association that has been actively involved in education and civic improvement efforts as well as local, regional and national conservation and environmental initiatives since the club was founded in Litchfield, Conn., in 1913. The collection consists of minutes, reports, correspondence, membership information, financial records, scrapbooks, photographs, newsletters, publicity materials, clippings, programs, yearbooks, awards, and other items....
Dates: 1913-2021

Litchfield Rarities/Bill Alexander collection

2002-21-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-21-0
Scope and Contents Connecticut covers (1967-1971); postcards, (circa 1903-1969); envelopes, unknown to Ransom (circa 1883), Pratt & Thompson to Ebenezer Wooster (1886), Flynn & Doyle to George R. Bailey (1913); photographs, including Litchfield High School students (circa 1880s), cabinet cards; publications and ephemera (1910s-1930s); Swamp-Root Almanacs, imprinted with Litchfield Pharmacy and Crutch & McDonald; deeds, F. Nelson B. Smith (1846), Edwin E. Pretiss (1858), and Charles Munson (1867);...
Dates: Created: 1797-1971; Other: Date acquired: 02/08/2003

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

Ann McGurk collection

2002-46-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-46-0
Scope and Contents

Marshall Field & Company department store advertising pamphlet, circa 1920; three World War II ration books; three illustrated pages (may have been part of a book); newspaper clipping, "Butler Announces Lindy's Baby Dead"; five unidentified (non-family) daguerreotypes; twenty slides marked "Cambridge, OH small town parade with many old cars, vintage gas station & motel."

Dates: Created: circa 1860-circa 1970; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/2004

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

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

Caroline Stoddard Newcomer papers

00-1953-27-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1953-27-0
Scope and Contents Caroline Stoddard Newcomer papers (1953-27-0), Correspondence, family data sheets, a photograph, and other items related to the genealogy of Caroline Stoddard Newcomer. Born in Litchfield, Conn., in 1852, she and her extended family moved to Tama County, Iowa, in 1854. The papers primarily document the children of Caroline's great-grandfather Gideon Stoddard (1768-1846) of Litchfield. Among the primary family members represented are Whitman Stoddard (1790-1867), Jesse Stoddard (1792- ),...
Dates: Created: 1862-1952; Other: Date acquired: 12/03/1953

William Mitchell Van Winkle papers

00-1993-23-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1993-23-0
Scope and Contents

Announcement for auction of all items in the mansion, Hillhome, the residence of William Mitchell Van Winkle, Jr. (1913-2004), containing a detailed listing of contents of the mansion, 1939; Anson Dickinson miniatures documentation from the National Portrait Gallery, 1983; Hillhome sales brochures, ads, listing agreement, and related materials, 1984.

Dates: Created: 1939-1984; Other: Date acquired: 08/07/1993

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Bull, F. Kingsbury (Frederick Kingsbury), 1884-1968 2
Litchfield High School (Litchfield, Conn.) 2
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American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Litchfield 1
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Champlin family 1
Clark, B. Woodruff, 1921-2005 1
Coley family 1
Colvocoresses family 1
Colvocoresses, Alden P., 1918-2007 1
Colvocoresses, George P. (George Partridge), 1847-1932 1
Colvocoresses, Harold L. 1
Cooley, Robert 1
Dana, Richard Henry, 1879-1933 1
DeForest, Calvert 1
Dickinson, Anson, 1779-1852 1
Elliott, Clarence H. 1
Eraclito, Frank B. 1
Farris, Hope Louise 1
Fuessenich, Bernice D., 1918-2012 1
Gould family 1
Gould, E. Sherman (Edward Sherman), 1837-1905 1
Gould, Evelyn Fisk 1
Gould, Florence Holden 1
Gould, G. Glen (George Glen) 1
Hack, Daniel J. 1
Hack, Joseph J. 1
Hadden, Gavin, 1888-1956 1
Karl family 1
Karl, Lucy Flower, 1870-1958 1
Karl, Rudolph 1
Karl, William Raymond, -1915 1
Lewis family 1
Litchfield Community Field 1
Litchfield Community House, Inc. 1
Litchfield Garden Club 1
Litchfield Historical Society (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
Litchfield Light Horse (Military unit) 1
Litchfield Summer Theatre (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
Litchfield War Records Committee (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
MacDonald, Barbara 1
MacDonald, Viola Karl 1
McCall family 1
McCall, Benjamin, 1806-1895 1
McCall, Caroline Culver, 1801-1848 1
McGurk, Ann 1
Morris, James, 1722-1789 1
Newcomer, Caroline Annie Stoddard, 1852-1943 1
Ramsey, Laura Hunt 1
Spinney, Mabel Foster 1
Spring Hill School (Litchfield, Conn.) (1926-1939) 1
Stoddard family 1
Stoddard, Albert, 1828-1870 1
Stoddard, Delia McCall, 1801-1848 1
Stoddard, Gideon, 1768-1846 1
Stoddard, Jesse, 1792- 1
Stoddard, Leonard, 1801-1853 1
Stoddard, Solomon, 1799-1854 1
Stoddard, Whitman, 1790-1867 1
Stoddard, William, 1804-1884 1
Tice family 1
Van Winkle, William Mitchell, 1913-2004 1
Westleigh Inn (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
Woodruff, George M. (George Morris), 1836-1930 1
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