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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

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

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

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

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

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