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Henry D. Bowman Lilac Hedges Collection

Identifier: 2011-147-0
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
Identifier: 00-2010-271-0
Abstract 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

Identifier: 2011-08-0
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. The...
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 02/06/2011

Lilac Hedges Love Notes

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-135-0
Scope and Contents Lilac Hedges Love Notes (2011-135-0) consists of two packages of shrink-wrapped heart-shaped love notes with coordinating envelopes. One is the faded face of a woman surrounded by stylized flowers, the other consists of stylized birds with blue clouds in the background.
Dates: Created: 1970s; Other: Date acquired: 12/08/2010

Lilac Hedges Stationery in box

Identifier: 2015-42-0
Content Description Lilac Hedges Stationery in box (2015-42-0) Lilac Stationery Box Set containing stationery made by Lilac Hedges. Box includes five papers and five matching envelops. The design is a floral design having purple and blue flowers.
Dates: 1970's

Lilac Hedges Card

Identifier: 2015-83-0
Content Description Liliac Hedges Card (2015-83-0) Liliac Hedges Christmas Card with mailing envelope. Card # 935
Dates: 1959

Jac Venza Photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-133-0
Scope and Contents The Jac Venza Photographs (2011-133-0) is a series of eight photographs of indoor and outdoor dinner parties from 1974-1977.  Ralph Hinchmen of Lilac Hedges appears in two of the photographs. Jac Venza and Ralph Hinchman met early in the launching of Lilac Hedges.  Venza worked as a card designer and introducted Hinchman to other artists, including Hillary Knight and Andy Warhol.
Dates: Created: 1974-1977; Other: Date acquired: 12/08/2011