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Grand military ball of the officers of the 2nd Connecticut Artillery invitation

00-1951-26-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1951-26-0
Scope and Contents

Invitation to a ball to be held on Sep. 15, 1865, at the Clarke House, Winsted, Conn.

Dates: Created: 1865; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1951

Adams family collection

1970-35-1

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-35-1
Scope and Contents The personal papers of the Adams Family, including Joseph Adams (1767-1856); his son, Charles Adams (1805-1883); children of Charles Adams, including Julia Adams How Wessells (1842-1904), Mary Adams Wheelock (1838-1895), and Charles Adams Jr. (1845-1864); other family members; and friends and business associates. The collection consists primarily of correspondence. The collection consists primarily of correspondence received by Joseph Adams from family members and members of the Litchfield...
Dates: Created: 1798-1928; Other: Majority of material found in 1798-1877; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1970

American Civil War Printed ephemera

00-2021-27-0

 File
Identifier: 00-2021-27-0
Content Description

Six documents pertaining to the U.S. Civil War including a recruiting broadside "Litchfield Awake!"; a broadside that begins with, "Grand Paraid [sic] of Ye Heroes who furnished Substitutes"; a broadside, "To the Rescue!"; a clipping from the Litchfield Enquirer 1861 April 25; a "Souvenir for Memorial Night, May 30, 1892"; and a program for the forty-seventh annual reunion of the 19th Connecticut Infantry and the Second Connecticut Heavy Artillery held September 11, 1912.

Dates: 1861-1912, undated

John Quincy Ames papers

2004-53-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-53-0
Scope and Contents The John Quincy Ames papers (1834-1923) consist of his Civil War discharge papers, pension papers regarding his widow and two children, and four family photos. Ames was born in Morris, Conn., (then Litchfield South Farms) in 1845. In 1864, he enlisted in the army, serving in 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery, Co. A, during the United States Civil War. He was mustered out in 1865. He lived and worked in Salisbury, Conn., until moving to a farm on Beach Street in Litchfield in 1885. He married...
Dates: Created: 1834-1923; Other: Date acquired: 09/08/2005

Charles B. Andrews speeches

00-2010-147-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-147-0
Scope and Contents

Two speeches given by Gov. Charles B. Andrews of Litchfield, Conn., one in Wolcottville, Conn., on Sep 10, 1879 and one in Hartford on Sep 17, 1879.

Dates: Created: 1879

James Baldwin Diary

00-1951-12-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1951-12-0
Scope and Contents The James Baldwin Diary (1951-12-0) is a small diary containing a few pages of genealogical information of the Baldwin family including birth and death dates for several family members and describing how his family originally came to Litchfield. The majority of the diary is a retelling of American Revolutionary War. In part of the diary, Baldwin mentions the battle of Harlem Heights and a speech by George Washington. The diary was most likely written by James Baldwin, but the diary was most...
Dates: Created: Before 1843; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1951

Beebe family papers

1918-19-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1918-19-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Beebe family of Litchfield, Conn., centering on Bezaleel Beebe, his father, and his descendents. The papers consist of correspondence, deeds, business records, military records, and other documents. The papers are arranged in three series: Series 1: Correspondence Series 2: Beebe, Bezaleel military papers Series 3: Other papers Bezaleel Beebe was born in 1741 in Litchfield, Conn., a son of Ebenezer Beebe (1716-1744) and Bethiel Osborn Beebe Peck (1722-1816). After...
Dates: Created: 1729-1913; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1918

Jane M. Bentley Research Materials

1972-64-1 & 2 and 1972-67-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1972-64-1 & 2 and 1972-67-0
Scope and Contents

The Jane M. Bentley Research Materials collection (1972-64-1; 1972-64-2; 1972-67-0) is a collection of papers, items, newspaper clippings, and other miscellaneous items collected, created, and/or used by Jane Merritt Bentley while researching her Great Great Grandfather Salmon Giddings. Please see the below detailed descriptions for more specific information about the collection and particular information for each item. The collection is housed in 3A Box 34.

Dates: Created: 1972; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1972

Dr. Burritt North Birge log book copy

00-1972-131-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-1972-131-0
Scope and Contents

The Dr. Burritt North Birge log book copy (1972-131-0) is a typewritten copy of the log kept by B.N. Birge, Surgeon's Steward of U.S. Gunboat Penobscot from October 19, 1863 to October 19, 1864. The copy was edited by E.C. Birge, Dr. Roy Bird Cook, and Margaret W. Kieffer.

Dates: Created: undated; Other: Date acquired: 12/06/1971

Almira A. Bissell notebook

00-2011-73-0

 Collection — Box: Box 21A
Identifier: 00-2011-73-0
Scope and Contents The Almira A. Bissell notebook (2011-73-0) is an undated paperbound notebook. The notebook, kept by Almira A. Bissell (Mrs. Francis Bissell), has "Composition Book" printed on the front cover. The volume contains an alphabetical list of Revolutionary soldiers who enlisted from the town of Litchfield. Mrs. Bissell also includes brief war records, and genealogy when possible. Some notes are inserted on loose paper into the notebook. Almira A. Piper Bissell was the wife of Francis Bissell of...
Dates: Created: n.d.; Other: Date acquired: 04/06/2011

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Hall, Norman, 1805-1852 1
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