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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

Elisha Marsh School Book

00-2011-44-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-44-0
Scope and Contents

The Elisha Marsh School Book collection (2011-44-0) is a school used to by a student to do math problems and keep notes. The book contains various rules of mathematics and also math problems done by the student. The book is not dated. Currently housed in 3A Box 30.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 05/06/2012

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

Morris Academy catalogue

00-2009-65-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-65-0
Scope and Contents

"Catalogue of the Instructors & members, of Morris' Academy, Litchfield, South Farms, 1812." List of ladies & gentlemen with places of residences. James Morris, Esq., preceptor; Joseph Vaill, A.B. tutor; Miss Rhoda Farnam, tutoress.

Dates: Created: 1812

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

North Farms School record books

00-1975-97-29 & 31

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1975-97-29 & 31
Scope and Contents

The North Farms School Record Books Collection (1975-97-29 & 31) is organized into two items. Item one is the record book from 1844 and record book two is from 1846-1847. Please see the individual items (below) for a more detailed description unique to each item. The items can be found in one folder in Small Acquisitions.

Dates: Created: 1844-1847; Other: Date acquired: 02/09/1977

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

Ray family papers

00-1966-01-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1966-01-0
Scope and Contents The Ray Family papers (1966-01-0) contain correspondence, drawings, school papers, and a newspaper clipping relating to the family of Addie Wadhams Stevens Ray (1846-1918). Other family members represented in the papers include her mother Jane Wadhams Stevens (1815-1862), grandmother Phoebe Collins Wadhams (1773-1867), cousin Alida Collins Benson (1834- ), and uncle Edward R. Stevens. Addie Wadhams Stevens Ray was the daughter of Henry Ward and Jane Wadhams Stevens. They resided in...
Dates: Created: 1855-1886; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1966

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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Litchfield High School (Litchfield, Conn.) 7
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Brace, John Pierce, 1793-1872 1
Bradley, Abraham, 1731-1824 1
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Camp Rainbow Y.T.C. Encampment 1
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Connecticut. County Court (Litchfield County) 1
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Deming, Charlotte, 1868-1963 1
Echo Farm Company 1
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Guild, Truman, 1806-1890 1
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