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Capt. H. S. Jones collection

1976-14-0

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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...
Dates: Created: 1928-1975; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/1977

John Bissell commissioner of deeds appointments

00-1947-13-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1947-13-0
Scope and Contents Appointments by governors of John Bissell, who attended the Litchfield Law School, to serve as commissioner of deeds in various states, 1836-1878. There is also a letter from S. C. Hall of Nevada, Mo., to William Bissell, 1869. Bound volume housed in 3B Box 20.
Dates: Created: 1836-1878; Other: Date acquired: 01/12/1947

Litchfield Law School collection

1890-10-0

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Identifier: 1890-10-0
Abstract This collection includes materials pertaining to Tapping Reeve, James Gould, the Litchfield Law School, and alumni of the school.  It was assembled by the Historical Society over a period of years.  Many of the law books used by Reeve and his students are also held by the Society and can be found through the book catalog.  The Society's institutional records document the history of the Tapping Reeve House and Litchfield Law School building.
Dates: Created: 1773-1990; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1890

Margaret Kelley collection

00-1996-20-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1996-20-0
Scope and Contents Four publications: Souvenir Edition The Litchfield Enquirer, 1920; Bi-Centennial of the Town of Litchfield, Conn., Exercises celebrating the Litchfield Law School, the Litchfield Female Academy, 1920; Litchfield: an historic masque, 1921; Census of the United States, 1820.
Dates: Created: 1820-1921; Other: Date acquired: 07/07/1998

Marian McKenna papers

1989-02-0

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Identifier: 1989-02-0
Scope and Contents Manuscript and galleys of "Tapping Reeve and the Litchfield Law School" by Marian McKenna, 1989.
Dates: Created: 1989; Other: Date acquired: 04/07/1991

Photograph

00-1965-26-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1965-26-0
Scope and Contents Photograph, 1965-26-0, was taken by Southern New England Telephone of Kim Perlotto, son of Phyllis and Med Perlotto (age 11) examining a law book in the Tapping Reeve Law School.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1965; Other: Date acquired: 10/12/1965

Richard Brickley papers

00-1997-07-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1997-07-0
Scope and Contents One folder consisting primarily of correspondence related to fundraising efforts in connection with the Litchfield Law School.
Dates: Created: 1958-1968; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1999

Samuel Fisher collection

1961-25-0

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Identifier: 1961-25-0
Scope and Contents Research files and other materials related to Samuel Fisher's 1946 book, Litchfield Law School, 1774-1833: Biographical Catalogue, containing information about its students. There are also papers related to other aspects of Litchfield's history. Starting in the 1930s, Fisher undertook a project to assemble data on every student who attended the Litchfield Law School from 1774-1833. He conducted research and corresponded with colleges and universities, state libraries, historical societies,...
Dates: Created: 1929-1961; Other: Date acquired: 07/05/1963

Wolcott family collection

1906-04-0

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Identifier: 1906-04-0
Scope and Contents Correspondence chiefly between Frederick Wolcott (1767-1837), his wife Elizabeth (Betsey) Huntington  Wolcott (1774-1812), his brother Oliver Wolcott (1760-1833) who served as Secretary of the Treasury and Governor of Connecticut, and Jabez W. Huntington (1788-1847) who served as a U.S. Senator from Connecticut.  Topics include domestic news, local, state, regional and national politics, business affairs, church activities, trade with China and the merchant vessel Trident, raising merino sheep,...
Dates: Created: 1740-1844; Other: Majority of material found in 1790-1837; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1906

Woodruff family collection

1953-02-2-8

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Identifier: 1953-02-2-8
Scope and Contents The Woodruff Collection primarily documents the personal life and professional career of George Catlin Woodruff, who not only practiced law for several decades in Litchfield but also served as Litchfield's postmaster and held elected positions both locally and in the United States Congress.   His law career is extensively represented in his business correspondence with clients concerning suits in progress and with other law professionals; his law school notebooks; and his own notes...
Dates: Created: 1779-1966; Other: Majority of material found in 1815-1919; Other: Date acquired: 11/03/1954