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Adams family collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-35-1
Scope and Contents The personal papers of the Adams Family, including Joseph Adams (1767-1856); his son, Charles Adams (1805-1883); children of Charles Adams, including Julia Adams How Wessells (1842-1904), Mary Adams Wheelock (1838-1895), and Charles Adams Jr. (1845-1864); other family members; and friends and business associates. The collection consists primarily of correspondence. The collection consists primarily of correspondence received by Joseph Adams from family members and members of the Litchfield...
Dates: Created: 1798-1928; Other: Majority of material found in 1798-1877; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1970

Francis E. Barber autograph book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-365-0
Scope and Contents The autograph album of Francis E. Barber (1842-1862) contains messages and autographs of his fellow classmates at Fort Edward Institute located in Fort Edward, N.Y. The nature of the messages indicates that Barber had completed his course of study and was leaving the Institute. With the outbreak of the Civil War, Barber enlisted in the U.S. Army in Sept., 1861, and became a private in Co. E, 8th Connecticut Vounteers. He died from edema, then referred to as "dropsy," aboard the steamer Suwanee...
Dates: Created: 1859; Other: Date acquired: 08/10/2010

Beach, Webster, and Dickinson families papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-15-0
Scope and Contents The Beach, Webster, and Dickinson families papers (1995-15-0, 4.59 linear feet) relate to three associated Litchfield, Conn., families. In 1916, Bessie Rachel Beach (1893-1976) married Leonard Dickinson (1895-1946). The parents of Bessie were Milo D. Beach (1861-1959) and Louisa Webster Beach (1862-1951). A large part of the collection consists of genealogical information culled from a variety of sources. Original materials include marriage certificates; correspondence; mortgages and deeds;...
Dates: Created: 1791-1990; Other: Date acquired: 05/12/1995

Henry Wadhams Buel and Mary Jane Buel Brace papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-07-0
Scope and Contents The papers of Henry Wadhams Buel, M.D. (1820-1893) and his sister, Mary Jane Buel Brace (1827-1884), of Litchfield, Conn., consisting of approximately 135 letters, 1842-1856; an album kept by Mary Buel Brace, purchased for her by her brother in New York City in 1846; 15 valentines to Mary Buel Brace from the 1840s; and three 1874 letters from Mary Buel Brace to her daughter, Emily.For a detailed overview of the 135 letters, 1842-1856, and genealogical information related to Henry...
Dates: Created: 1842-1877; Other: Date acquired: 09/04/1989

Adah Case album

 Collection
Identifier: 00-2011-67-0
Scope and Contents Friendship album (2011-67-0) containing poems, locks of hair, and pictures. There are also two documents inside the front cover of the album. The first one is a list of names, possibly people to be sought to write in the book. The second document is a signed letter asking for the book to be given to Adah Case "to bring to mind the happy days of departed Youth." Currently housed in 3A Box 4.
Dates: Created: 1835 Jun - 1844; Other: Date acquired: 02/06/2011

Crane family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-73-0
Scope and Contents The Crane family papers document members of the Deming family of Litchfield and Waterbury, Conn. Among the family members represented are Julius Deming (1755-1838), Frederick Deming (1832-1925), Clarissa Champion Deming (1818-1899), Clarissa Brainard Deming (1872-1955), Dr. Dudley B. Deming (1874-1946), Dr. Alletta Langdon Bedford Deming (1882-1950), and Alletta Deming Crane (1912-2003). The papers consist of correspondence, account records, a scrapbook, military records, certificates, deeds, a...
Dates: Created: 1803-1947; Other: Date acquired: 02/11/2005

George Gould Autograph Album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1986-67
Scope and Contents The George Gould Autograph Album collection (1986-67) is an autograph album from 1827 from when Gould was graduating from Yale. The album made up messages or quotes from Gould’s classmates to Gould. The messages range to in topics, from personal to merely expressing the difficult of signing all the autograph albums. At the top right corner of each entry is a name written in pencil. Some of the entries also have had the death date of the signer included in pencil. Dr. Joseph Platt Cooke has a...
Dates: Created: 1827; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1986

James Humphrey Jr. autograph album pages

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-189-0
Scope and Contents Pages from an autograph album of James Humphrey Jr. of Andover and East Hampton, Mass., with autographs from Jared Sparks, M. Hopkins, Roger B. Taney, Edward Everett, unidentified, and Henry W. Longfellow. Currently housed in 3A Box 4.
Dates: Created: 1852-1854

Litchfield Female Academy collection

 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

Conrad Naser autograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-117-0
Scope and Contents Autograph album of Conrad J. Naser of East Litchfield, Conn., 1884-1889.
Dates: Created: 1884-1889

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