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Pierce family correspondence


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


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


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

Spring Hill School photographs


Identifier: 00-2011-13-0
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

Barbara Nolen Strong papers


Identifier: 1993-101-0

The Barbara Nolen Strong papers (1993-101-0) consist of Mrs. Strong's research, notes, budget and costs, publication, and other materials related to the publication of her book, The Morris Academy: pioneer in coeducation 1790-1888, published in 1976.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 05/11/1994

Winter school expenses


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-345-0
Scope and Contents

School bill for 1836-1837, listing students, days they attended, cost per student, cost of tuition and board, public money rendered, and other items.

Dates: Created: 1836-1837; Other: Date acquired: 04/09/2012

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