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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

James Jackson papers

00-2009-45-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-45-0
Scope and Contents

James Jackson's accounts and memos concerning transportation of organs from New York, New Haven, and Litchfield. Included are the costs of packing cases and freight. Expenses are paid to Ambrose Norton, Jonathan Carrington, and A. Wadhams. Purchase of organs by Henry Sheldon, William H. Thompson, and Jabez W. Huntington.

Dates: Created: 1829 Jul-Sep

Landon and Howd families papers

1999-18-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-18-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Landon and Howd families of Salisbury, Conn., including bonds, correspondence, deeds, estate records, and other items. Family members reflected in the papers include James Landon (1744-1813) and his son James (1770-1833), Henry E. Howd, (1799-1878; son-in-law of the younger James Landon), and Henry E. Howd's son Frank E. Howd (1849-1933).John Landon (1720-1810) was one of four brothers who moved to Litchfield, Conn., with their father, James, in the 1720s. John...
Dates: Created: 1795-1936; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1999

Ezekiel Lewis receipt

00-2009-86-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-86-0
Scope and Contents

Dated from Bethlem (Conn.), Ezekiel Lewis' receipt for payment of 24 bushels of indian corn from Remembrance Gibbs in payment for a saddle sold to Benjamin Gibbs Jr. of Litchfield

Dates: Created: 1781 Mar 9

Luke Lewis receipt

00-2009-87-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-87-0
Scope and Contents

A receipt from Luke Lewis in Litchfield to Julius Deming for payment of $42.50 for a cast iron chest bought of Lewis.

Dates: Created: 1805 Jan 24

Litchfield. Board of Selectmen. Receipt

00-1984-36-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1984-36-0
Scope and Contents

A receipt signed by Ozias Lewis for the selectmen of Litchfield for payment of $32.70 received from the State of Connecticut for the boarding of James Richards from Oct. 30, 1824 to Sept. 22, 1825 by agreement with David W. Grant.

Dates: Created: 1825 Sep 22; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1983

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

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 County papers

00-1973-30-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1973-30-0
Scope and Contents

Collection of papers related to Litchfield County, including bills, receipts, correspondence, deeds, judicial records, ephemera, and other documents. Towns represented include Goshen, Torrington, and Winchester.

Dates: Created: 1866-1902; Other: Date acquired: 01/12/1973

Philadelphia Dispensary notebook

00-2010-138-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-138-0
Scope and Contents

A handwritten notebook with the title "The Materia Medica & Pharmacopoia of the Philadelphia Dispensary". Four different names can be deciphered including that of William Buel, a doctor in Sheffield, (Mass.) for 20 years, who moved to Litchfield in 1815-1816. The back cover also includes the name of William Williams, Sheffield.

Dates: Created: 1791-1795

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