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Danner family papers


Identifier: 2002-50-0
Scope and Contents The personal papers of Helen Danner and her parents Frederick Baxter Danner (1907-1979) and Elizabeth Neill Danner (1907-1991). Frederick Danner grew up in Mount Vernon, N.Y., and graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was then employed by AT&T's Long Lines Division for 42 years. Elizabeth Neill was born in Milwaukee. She attended Sweet Briar College in Virginia. She married Frederick Danner in 1935. They moved to Litchfield in the early 1970s. Helen Danner's...
Dates: Created: 1832-1991; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2002

Clarence H. Elliott 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

First Law School Society of the Children of the American Revolution records


Identifier: 2010-362-0
Scope and Contents The records of the First Law School Society of the Children of the American Revolution include scrapbooks primarily containing photographs and news clippings; application materials and brochures; cards with members' information; minutes; organizational records; program ideas files; transparencies; newsletters; patrotic and other publications; banner; local society annual reports; correspondence; president's medal; financial records; and other items. Initial meetings of what would become the...
Dates: Created: 1971-1994; Other: Date acquired: 05/10/2010

Friday Fasters record book


Identifier: 00-1913-33-0
Scope and Contents The Friday Fasters record book (1913-33-0) was made by Mary H. Willis to document the Litchfield female lunch club known as the Friday Fasters. The book contains a variety of items recording the activities of the club from 1902 to 1904. Inside the front cover is a watercolor depicting the lunch club in a satirical manner. The words "Semper Puratus", which translate to "always ready", appear under the name "Ye Friday Fasters". Also present in the record book is a brief explanation of the...
Dates: Created: 1902-1904; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1912

Guion family papers


Identifier: 2004-43-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Guion family of Litchfield. Brothers Hobart Guion (1869-1950) and George Guion (1870-1962) married sisters Harriet Cutler McAllister (1880-1977) and Amelia Hamilton McAllister (1877-1962), respectively. The McAllister sisters were the nieces of New York social arbiter Samuel Ward McAllister, who coined the term "the 400" to describe, in his opinion, the elite New York society members who mattered. Items include photographs of family members and subjects in and...
Dates: Created: circa 1870-1977; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/2006

Mary Brisbane Hollister scrapbook


Identifier: 00-1965-25-0
Scope and Contents The Mary Brisbane Hollister scrapbook (1965-25-0) was complied by Mary Brisbane Hollister from 1840 - 1903. An inscription reading "Ms. M.S. Brisabne from her cousin Alex, New York 30th Oct., 1840" is in the front page, along with a hand sketch of Alex. The scrapbook mainly contains newspaper clippings from such newspapers as the Litchfield Enquirer, The Christian Union, The...
Dates: Created: 1840-1903; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1964

Dwight C. Kilbourn collection


Identifier: 1929-18-0
Scope and Contents The Dwight C. Kilbourn collection (1929-18-0, .83 linear feet) consists of a wide range of Litchfield, Conn., historical materials collected by Kilbourn, some of which relate to him and other Kilbourns, particularly his distant cousin Eliada Kilbourn (1809-1883) and Eliada’s family, and many that do not. Of particular interest are research files Dwight Kilbourn assembled regarding the involvement of Litchfield men in the American Revolutionary War and the American Civil War. The collection...
Dates: Created: 1801-1920; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1929

Harriet Kilbourn signatures scrapbook


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-77-0
Scope and Contents A 46 page notebook of signatures cut from documents and pasted into it by Harriet Kilbourn, wife of Dr. Charles Kilbourn, who lived at #94 North Street in Litchfield. Mostly undated, one has a date of 1813. Many recognizable names from Litchfield including Thomas Collier, Myron Osborn, Oliver Wolcott, James Morris, Sally Pierce, Tapping Reeve, and Uriah Tracy. Other signatures are from government officials such as William Clark, Treasurer of the United States. In addition there is a typed...
Dates: Created: undated; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1916

Elizabeth Cone Kilbourne scrapbook


Identifier: 1996-24-0
Scope and Contents Scrapbook labeled "Mrs. Elizabeth Kilbourn" on the cover containing news clippings chiefly concerning her husband Payne Kenyon Kilbourne and numerous members of the Kilbourn family. Some of the clippings are Payne's articles and poetry. Hand-written poems by Payne are loose in the scrapbook, as are family photographs, their daughter Julia's writing book, drawings, engravings, correspondence, and advertising cards and other ephemera. There is also a draft of articles and a list of members...
Dates: Created: circa 1840s-1894; Other: Date acquired: 11/07/1996

Legal notations and newspaper clippings scrapbook


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-283-0
Scope and Contents

Contains notes and news clippings relating to case law, speeches, and events regarding slavery and the Civil War.

Dates: Created: circa 1863; Other: Date acquired: 11/09/2011

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