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Adah Case Album

00-2011-67-0

 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.

Adams family collection

1970-35-1

 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...

Addie Stephens Ray friendship album

00-1966-09-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-1966-09-0
Scope and Contents The Addie Stephens Ray friendship album (1966-09-0) was given to Addie Stephens (later the wife of William Ray) by Leonard W. Bacon in Litchfield, Connecticut on September 7, 1860. The album contains signatures and versus from friends. The signatures were collected from the year 1860 through 1862 in various locations such as Litchfield, CT, Saratoga Springs,NY, Hartford, CT and New Marlboro, MA. The item is currently housed in 3A Box 18.

Beach, Webster, and Dickinson families papers

1995-15-0

 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;...

Conrad Naser autograph album

00-2010-117-0

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

Crane family papers

2003-73-0

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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...

Francis E. Barber autograph book

00-2010-365-0

 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...

George Gould Autograph Album

00-1986-67

 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...

Henry Wadhams Buel and Mary Jane Buel Brace papers

1988-07-0

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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...

Ida Pidgeon autograph album

00-1973-63-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-1973-63-0
Scope and Contents The Ida Pidgeon autograph album (1973-63-0) belonged to Ida Pidgeon of Sharon, Connecticut. She received the small album on March 30, 1930 from Mr. M. Gillette when she was in the sixth grade. The small album contains signatures and versus from family members and friends between the years 1930 and 1954. Many of the versus are humerous ryhmes. Ida Pidgeon was the daughter of farmer William J. Pidgeon and his wife Lily M. Pidgeon. William and Lily, both natives of England, had one son and two...