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William Ernest Beatty Papers
Collection — Box: 1
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
Spring Hill School collection
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
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