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Beach, Webster, and Dickinson families papers


Identifier: 1995-15-0
Scope and Contents The Beach, Webster, and Dickinson families papers (1995-15-0, 4.59 linear feet) relate to three associated Litchfield, Conn., families. In 1916, Bessie Rachel Beach (1893-1976) married Leonard Dickinson (1895-1946). The parents of Bessie were Milo D. Beach (1861-1959) and Louisa Webster Beach (1862-1951). A large part of the collection consists of genealogical information culled from a variety of sources. Original materials include marriage certificates; correspondence; mortgages and deeds;...
Dates: Created: 1791-1990; Other: Date acquired: 05/12/1995



Identifier: 00-2011-62-0
Scope and Contents

Cookbook (2011-62-0) is dated 1876 and contains various recipes. The owner and creator of the cookbook is not known. The recipes are divided alphabetically and consist of various cakes, cookies, and puddings, as well as recipes for dishes such as "Oysters on Toast," "Veal Patties," "Charlotte Russe," and "Soft Soda Biscuits." The item is currently housed in 3A Box 17.

Dates: Created: 1876; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/2011

Dye recipes


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-74-0
Scope and Contents

Recipes for blue, black and verdigris dyes. Ingredients include brass fillings, indigo, vinegar, albom and lye.

Dates: Created: undated

Ladies' Aid Society cookbook


Identifier: 00-1972-130-0
Scope and Contents

The Ladies' Aid Society cookbook (1972-130-0) was compiled by the Ladies' Aid Society of the Congregational Church of Northfield, Connecticut in 1930. Recipes were gathered from and submitted by residents of Northfield. Their names are printed below their respective submissions. An index at the front of the book seperates recipes into the categories of bread, cakes, cookies, miscellaneous, pie, and puddings. The item is currently housed in 3A Box 17.

Dates: Created: 1930; Other: Date acquired: 12/02/1971

Taylor Loomis collection


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2000-08-0
Scope and Contents

Cookbook. "Wholesome Cooking Without Waste." Front cover inscribed with "Welch’s Grape Juice Sold by Morey & Perkins, General Merchandise, Bantam, Conn." "Two hundred well-tested recipes selected by Ethel Harris." Rand McNally & Company, Chicago, circa 1912. Machine punched hole. 5 5/8”x 7 5/8”, 32 pages.

This item has fire damage as a result of a fire that destroyed the Morey & Perkins store.

Dates: Created: circa 1912; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/2000

George A. Potter collection


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1955-32-0
Scope and Contents

A collection of papers of the Luddington and Potter families. Polly Luddington, granddaughter of David, married Sherman Potter on 13 March 1816.

Dates: Created: 1767-1821; Other: Date acquired: 07/09/1956

Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss papers


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

Seymour family papers


Identifier: 1949-37-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Seymour family of Litchfield, Conn. Principal figures are Maj. Moses Seymour (1742-1826); two of his sons, Ozias Seymour (1776-1851), and Epaphroditus Seymour (1783-1854); and Ozias Seymour's son, Origen Storrs Seymour (1804-1881). A number of other members of the Seymour family and its relatives, in particular, members of the Storrs family of Mansfield, Conn., and Woodruff family of Litchfield, are also represented. The papers include correspondence, business records,...
Dates: Created: 1777-1923; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948

John Wright collection


Identifier: 1982-22-0
Scope and Contents The John Wright Collection (1715-1853) [1982-22-0] consists of papers related to the Bostwick, Buck, Canfield, Ferriss, Hine, McEuen, Northrop, Taylor, and Treadwell families; lawyer Partridge Thacher; and others living in New Milford, Conn. It also includes papers related to New Preston Society. Included in the papers is correspondence; deeds; notes, orders, receipts and other business records; leases; subscription lists; account books, and other documents. The collection is arranged in...
Dates: Created: 1715-1892; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1982

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