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Anthony Kroll engravings

00-2002-45-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2002-45-0
Scope and Contents 56 impressions from a steel plate engraved by Anthony Kroll, "In memory of Sarah Pierce pioneer in the higher education of women from 1792 to 1833," undated. The engraving is based on an etching by Bernhardt Wall, who based his work on an art work by James Calvert Smith.
Dates: Created: undated; Other: Date acquired: 04/10/1996

Babbitt family papers

1994-15-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1994-15-0
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the Babbit family, including Eleanor Babbitt (1898-1994) and Col. Samuel H. Fisher (1867-1957). Col. Fisher's daughter Margaret Crossette Fisher married Eleanor Babbitt's brother Theodore Babbitt on June 17, 1922, in Litchfield. The papers include photographs and documents pertaining to Sheldon Tavern; drawings, invitations, etc. from Lilac Hedges; legal documents; birth and marriage certificates; family photographs; papers pertaining to Eleanor Babbitt and the Aircraft...
Dates: Created: 1895-1972; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1994

Litchfield Female Academy collection

1890-07-2

 Collection
Identifier: 1890-07-2
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of The Litchfield Female Academy, Litchfield, Connecticut. Early records refer to the Academy as Miss Pierce's School, Miss Pierce's Academy, and Sarah Pierce's Academy. In the collection are institutional records; correspondence, diaries, journals, school notebooks, and albums of students; papers of Sarah Pierce and the Pierce family; and correspondence of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel regarding her research for her books "Chronicles of a Pioneer School, from...
Dates: Created: 1787-1927; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1890

"Litchfield Hill" from Harper's New Monthly Magazine

00-2013-112-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2013-112-0
Scope and Contents "Litchfield Hill," is an article from Harper's New Monthly Magazine, 2013-112-0, about the town of Litchfield during the Revolutionary War and some of its most famous residents from the later 18th and early 19th centuries: Tapping Reeve, Sarah Pierce, Oliver Wolcott, James Gould, and Benjamin Tallmadge.
Dates: Created: no date

Lyman Beecher Stowe speech

00-2010-226-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-226-0
Scope and Contents Speech delivered by Lyman Beecher Stowe at the celebration of Litchfield's bicenennial. He remarked on his ancestors and their connection to Litchfield and his appreciation of some of the memorable citizens of Litchfield, including Sarah Pierce, Charles Loring Brace, Oliver Wolcott, Benjamin Tallmadge, Tapping Reeve, James Gould, and John Pierpont.
Dates: Created: 1920 Aug 2

Pierce family correspondence

1978-39-8

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-39-8
Scope and Contents The Pierce Family Correspondence consists primarily of letters to and from the children of John Pierce and his first wife, Mary (Paterson) Pierce, as well as of his second wife, Mary (Goodman) Pierce. The collection documents events of national importance: John Pierce, a colonel and paymaster in the Continental Army, received letters from numerous correspondents concerning military, administrative, and political news of the American Revolution. Moreover, the Pierce brothers traveled...
Dates: Created: 1775-1825; Other: Majority of material found in 1776-1825; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1978