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William Ernest Beatty Papers

00-2011-131-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-131-0
Scope and Contents William Ernest Beatty Papers, 2011-131-0, includes booklets and brochures from the Spring Hill School, commencement program from Litchfield High School, class photos and school sports team photographs, photographs of Litchfield after an ice storm 1942 and Woodville after the 1955 Flood, his Litchfield High School diploma and class photograph taken in Washington, D.C. William Ernest Beatty was born on April 12, 1919, in Derby, Conn., son of Elisabeth and Guy Beatty. In 1924, his family moved...
Dates: Created: 1920-1959; Other: Date acquired: 07/09/2011

Litchfield Female Academy collection

1890-07-2

 Collection
Identifier: 1890-07-2
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of The Litchfield Female Academy, Litchfield, Connecticut. Early records refer to the Academy as Miss Pierce's School, Miss Pierce's Academy, and Sarah Pierce's Academy. In the collection are institutional records; correspondence, diaries, journals, school notebooks, and albums of students; papers of Sarah Pierce and the Pierce family; and correspondence of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel regarding her research for her books "Chronicles of a Pioneer School, from...
Dates: Created: 1787-1927; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1890

Morris Academy catalogue

00-2009-65-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-65-0
Scope and Contents

"Catalogue of the Instructors & members, of Morris' Academy, Litchfield, South Farms, 1812." List of ladies & gentlemen with places of residences. James Morris, Esq., preceptor; Joseph Vaill, A.B. tutor; Miss Rhoda Farnam, tutoress.

Dates: Created: 1812

Pierce family correspondence

1978-39-8

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-39-8
Scope and Contents The Pierce Family Correspondence consists primarily of letters to and from the children of John Pierce and his first wife, Mary (Paterson) Pierce, as well as of his second wife, Mary (Goodman) Pierce. The collection documents events of national importance: John Pierce, a colonel and paymaster in the Continental Army, received letters from numerous correspondents concerning military, administrative, and political news of the American Revolution. Moreover, the Pierce brothers traveled...
Dates: Created: 1775-1825; Other: Majority of material found in 1776-1825; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1978

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

Spring Hill School photographs

00-2011-13-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-2011-13-0
Scope and Contents The Spring Hill School photographs (2011-13-0, .92 linear feet) document the activities of students circa 1930 at Spring Hill School, a private school located in Litchfield, Conn. The founders of the school used a progressive education model, and the photographs depict social, recreational, and scholastic activities, including images of horseback riding, making maple sugar, the study of geography, students in their quarters, and a Roman dinner, among other topics. The photographs are mounted...
Dates: Created: circa 1930; Other: Date acquired: 02/04/2012

Barbara Nolen Strong papers

1993-101-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-101-0
Abstract

The Barbara Nolen Strong papers (1993-101-0) consist of Mrs. Strong's research, notes, budget and costs, publication, and other materials related to the publication of her book, The Morris Academy: pioneer in coeducation 1790-1888, published in 1976.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 05/11/1994

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