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Virginia H. Beach collection

00-2007-21-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2007-21-0
Scope and Contents

Three folders consisting of Litchfield High School newspapers and concert and commencement programs, church and concert programs, photographs, news clippings, Camp Rainbow Y.T.C. Encampment, and Charlotte Deming essays (1880s).

Dates: Created: 1880-1954; Other: Date acquired: 01/04/2009

Clarence H. Elliott collection

1979-16-1

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-16-1
Scope and Contents The Clarence H. Elliott collection documents Elliott's association with Litchfield High School from 1916 through 1927 as teacher, assistant principal, principal, and athletic coach. There are also items which relate to Litchfield in general and Antrim, N.H., where Elliott lived for a time prior to coming to Litchfield. The collection consists of photographs, scrapbooks, ephemera, and news clippings. Many of the items are photographs are of the Litchfield High School girls and boys athletic...
Dates: Created: 1915-1932; Other: Date acquired: 10/05/1980

William Keifer collection

00-1996-19-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1996-19-0
Scope and Contents

Seven Bantam, Conn., class photographs, elementary and junior high school children, 1926-1927 and undated.

Dates: Created: 1926-1927; Other: Date acquired: 07/07/1998

Litchfield Historical Society photograph collection

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Identifier:  ##ciz
Scope and Contents

The Litchfield Historical Society photograph collection is an artifical collection brought together by staff that contains photographs that primarily were part of the vertical files collection. They are arranged into three series by format: Series 1. Prints; Series 2. Daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes; and Series 3. Glass plates. The content of the prints and glass plates are categorized in this finding aid by subject; the physical objects are arranged by accession.

Dates: 1840-2000

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

Evelyn Maddox collection

00-2002-73-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2002-73-0
Scope and Contents

One letter from S. Carl Fisher, president of the Litchfield Enquirer Publishing Co. to "Tete," circa 1930s; photographs of Litchfield High School, 1890-1925, and Litchfield High School students, circa 1921.

Dates: Created: circa 1921-circa 1930s; Other: Date acquired: 02/12/2002

Marsh School group photo

2014-35-0

 Item
Identifier: 2014-35-0
Content Description

Photograph of people posing in front of the schoolhouse. Included is a diagram with name identification reference.

Dates: 1917

My Country Society, Inc. records

2008-38-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-38-0
Scope and Contents My Country Society, Inc. was founded in 1967 with the purpose of publishing a journal, My Country, related to American history. Initially, the journal was distributed throughout Litchfield County to schools, historical societies, libraries, town halls, banks, and other places. Later, it became available by subscription. The publication schedule varied, but typically several issues were produced each year. New and established authors were encouraged to submit manuscripts. The Society also...
Dates: Created: 1967-2009; Other: Date acquired: 12/04/2009

Ruth Schele collection

2002-80-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-80-0
Scope and Contents

Research files relating to the history of Litchfield, Bantam, The Cotton Mill (Neville & Co.), and other local topics; transcriptions of articles from the Litchfield Enquirer; Ethel Marvin Cox's collection of Litchfield school materials; documents related to World War II rationing and Selective Service; photographs related to the Wadsworth family; and other materials.

An inventory of the papers is available.

Dates: Created: circa 1921-1988; Other: Date acquired: 03/11/2002

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

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