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Alain C. White papers

00-2010-251-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-251-0
Scope and Contents Papers of Alain C. White, consisting of correspondence related to investments of the Litchfield Historical Society, the acquisition of a John C. Calhoun portrait by the Society, and other matters. There are also a collection of what appear to be papers of Middletown, Conn., students.

Capt. H. S. Jones collection

1976-14-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1976-14-0
Scope and Contents This collection contains records and correspondence pertaining to Captain Herbert Sidney Jones, of Litchfield, Conn. Herbert Sidney Jones was born on July 22, 1893 in New York City.  He attended the U.S. Naval Academy, graduating in 1916.  He received his master's degree in engineering from Columbia University.  He served in the U.S. Navy, and was the commander of a destroyer when he retired in 1934 for reasons of health.  During WWII, he was recalled to active duty and served on the Bureau of...

Charlotte Dandini de Sylva letter

00-2010-166-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-166-0
Scope and Contents Charlotte Dandini de Sylva encloses a check for membership in the Litchfield Historical Society.

Elizabeth Cone Kilbourne scrapbook

1996-24-0

 Collection
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...

Getrude Phelps O'Donnell collection

00-2002-52-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2002-52-0
Scope and Contents 1 photograph, Gov. Holcomb and staff at Litchfield bicentennial planting an oak tree in front of Litchfield Historical Museum, 1921

Nan F. Heminway papers

2004-25-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-25-0
Scope and Contents The personal papers of Nan Ferguson Heminway (1920-2006), whose professional career spanned 50 years. She took up permanent residence in 1971 in Litchfield and decorated many historic homes. She was extensively involved with historic preservation, the Garden Club, and the Litchfield Historical Society. The papers consist of files related to Hemingway's decorating projects and professional activities and include notes, correspondence, minutes, reports, wallpaper samples, carpet samples, drawings...

Needle and bobbin club of Litchfield records

1920-01-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1920-01-0
Scope and Contents Needle and bobbin club of Litchfield records 1920-01-0 (4 boxes). The Needle and Bobbin Club of Litchfield was started as an auxillary club branching from the original Club located in New York. Mary Perkins Quincy began the Club with permission from the New York headquarters. Members were invited and/or accepted into the club based on a profound interest and knowledge of lace and other products of the bobbin. Meetings were held often, and the club accepted many donations and gave several prizes...

Robert W. Hill lecture

00-1907-17-0

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00-1907-17-0
Scope and Contents Robert Wakeman Hill (1828-1909) was a noted architect. He received his early education in the schools of Waterbury and attended the Young Men's Institute in New Haven. He studied architecture with Henry Austin of New Haven and A. C. Nash of Milwaukee, Wis. He returned to Connecticut in 1858 and practiced architecture for a short time in Naugatuck. In 1863, he moved to Waterbury and spent the remainder of his life there. Hill was architect for the state under Governors Bigelow, Waller, Harrison...

Seherr-Thoss papers regarding the Litchfield Historical Society

00-1997-31-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1997-31-0
Scope and Contents Plans, correspondence, and other documents related to renovation of the Litchfield Historical Society building, 1976-1986.

Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss papers

2006-34-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-34-0
Scope and Contents The papers of Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss (1919-2006), writer, photographer, dairy farmer, philanthropist, and long-time Litchfield, Conn., resident. The majority of the papers document the foreign travels she made with her husband Hans Christoph Seherr-Thoss (1912-1992) and family members and friends to Europe, Russia, Afghanistan, Turkey, Iran, India, China, Japan, Africa, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, the Galapagos Islands, and other places. The papers also relate to her involvement in local...