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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

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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

Solyman Brown collection

2007-30-0

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Identifier: 2007-30-0
Scope and Contents The research materials related to Dr. Solyman Brown compiled by Dr. Leonard Elkins, who was working on an uncompleted biography of Dr. Brown.The papers include letters and other documents written by Dr. Brown and materials collected and/or written by members of the Brown family. There are two daguerreotypes of Elizabeth Butler Brown and Dr. Brown. Dr. Elkins's papers include his partial draft of a Solyman Brown biography, research notes, articles and news clippings, and original source...
Dates: Created: 1841-2006; Other: Date acquired: 01/05/2007

Joyce Mackenzie Cropsey papers

00-2010-170-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-170-0
Scope and Contents

Page signatures and photographs from "Register of Revolutionary Soldiers and Patriots buried in Litchfield County," compiled by Joyce Mackenzie Cropsey, 1976.

Dates: Created: 1976

George Glen Gould and Florence Holden Gould papers

1955-03-0

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Identifier: 1955-03-0
Scope and Contents The George Glen Gould and Florence Holden Gould papers (1955-03-0, 1.25 linear feet) document the activities of a New York City couple whose activities centered around their appreciation of period furniture, silks, rugs, and other interior design topics. The collection also includes genealogical information related to several descendents of Judge James Gould of Litchfield, Conn. The papers include correspondence, drafts and published versions of articles, photographs, research files, and...
Dates: Created: 1777-1957; Other: Date acquired: 03/06/1955

Guion family papers

2004-43-0

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Identifier: 2004-43-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Guion family of Litchfield. Brothers Hobart Guion (1869-1950) and George Guion (1870-1962) married sisters Harriet Cutler McAllister (1880-1977) and Amelia Hamilton McAllister (1877-1962), respectively. The McAllister sisters were the nieces of New York social arbiter Samuel Ward McAllister, who coined the term "the 400" to describe, in his opinion, the elite New York society members who mattered. Items include photographs of family members and subjects in and...
Dates: Created: circa 1870-1977; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/2006

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

Alice Kingsbury papers

00-2010-192-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-192-0
Scope and Contents

The papers of Alice Eliza Kingsbury of Waterbury and Litchfield, Conn., consisting of a memoir of her childhood in Waterbury; a photograph of her father Frederick J. Kingsbury with Frederick Law Olmsted, John Olmsted, Charles Loring Brace, and Charles Trask; photographs of Alice Kingsbury; and a newspaper clipping about Dorothy Bull.

Dates: Created: 1890s-1937

Litchfield War Records Committee records

2011-15-0

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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

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

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Brace, Charles Loring, 1826-1890 1
Brady, Edward J., 1927-2001 1
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Brown, Solyman, 1790-1876 1
Bull, Dorothy, 1887-1934 1
Bull, F. Kingsbury (Frederick Kingsbury), 1884-1968 1
Cropsey, Joyce Mackenzie 1
Elkins, Leonard 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
Guion family 1
Guion, Amelia Hamilton McAllister, 1877-1962 1
Guion, George, 1870-1962 1
Guion, Hobart, 1869-1950 1
Hill, Robert Wakeman, 1828-1909 1
Kingsbury, Alice Eliza, 1858-1937 1
Kingsbury, Frederick John, 1823-1910 1
Litchfield Historic District Commission 1
Litchfield Light Horse (Military unit) 1
Litchfield War Records Committee (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
McCall family 1
McCall, Benjamin, 1806-1895 1
McCall, Caroline Culver, 1801-1848 1
National Historic Landmarks Program (U.S.) 1
National Register of Historic Places 1
New Jerusalem Church 1
New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad Company 1
Newcomer, Caroline Annie Stoddard, 1852-1943 1
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903 1
Olmsted, John Hull, 1825-1857 1
Sedgwick, John, 1813-1864 1
Seherr-Thoss, Hans Christoph, 1912-1992 1
Seherr-Thoss, Sonia P., 1919-2006 1
Shepaug Railroad 1
Slosson family 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
Trask, Charles 1
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