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Henry D. Bowman Lilac Hedges Collection
Scope and Contents The Henry D. Bowman Lilac Hedges Collection (2011-147-0) is a collection of greeting cards, business papers, and other items pertaining to the former Lilac Hedges greeting card company of Litchfield, Connecticut. Henry “Denny” Bowman provided designs for cards for Lilac Hedges in the 1950s, later establishing his own separate studio and working in collaboration with Ralph Hinchman. Among the items in this collection are sample pages with examples of card designs by Ralph P. Hinchman, Jac...
Dates: Created: 1953-1965; Other: Date acquired: 07/09/2012
Elsa Hinchman Clark collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
The Elsa Hinchman Clark collection (2010-271-0) contains documents from the Woodruff family.
Dates: Created: 1862-1960s; Other: Date acquired: 08/08/2011
Lilac Hedges Collection
Scope and Contents The Lilac Hedges Collection (2011-08-0) is a collection of greeting cards, original artwork, and other items pertaining to the former Lilac Hedges greeting card company of Litchfield, Connecticut. The card company was founded by Ralph P. Hinchman III, and was based in two buildings in Litchfield, a house and a barn, that originally belonged to the historic Echo Farms. The property was renamed “Lilac Hedges” by Ralph P. Hinchman III’s relatives, and the company was named after the property....
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 02/06/2011