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Clair F. Yohe address

00-2010-255-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-255-0
Scope and Contents Address given by Rev. Clair F. Yohe on the occasion of the celebration in Litchfield, Conn., of the tercentary of the founding of Connecticut.

John Collins Welch papers

00-2010-246-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-246-0
Scope and Contents Letter and newspaper clipping regarding the genealogy of John Collins Welch (1840- ), particularly Welch's ancestor Rev. Timothy Collins, the first clergyman in Litchfield, Conn.

John Pierpont letter

00-1985-27-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1985-27-0
Scope and Contents A letter dated Nov. 24, 1836, written from Boston by Rev. John Pierpont to his brother, James Morris Pierpont (1800-1839) of South Farms, Litchfield, Conn., later Morris, Conn. John reports on the arrival of the Lydia and its cargo; that he has taken up and paid the note signed by Sherman, Tolles, John and James for $1,000; and asks for advice on other business matters, including what to do with the stereotype plates used to print labels for the Farmington Company's Patent Wood Screws.

Jonathan Brace letter

00-2010-158-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-158-0
Scope and Contents Jonathan Brace writes from Milford, Conn., to Rev. L. W. Bacon with biographical information.

Letter of Dr. Jonathan Brace

00-2010-157-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-157-0
Scope and Contents Item is labeled "Letter of Dr. Jonathan Brace" and gives biographical information.

Litchfield South Association records

1992-41-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-41-0
Scope and Contents The records of the Litchfield South Association (1842-1991), which consist of correspondence, minutes, publications, and other administrative records. In 1751, the same year as the founding of Litchfield County, the Congregational churches of the county were brought together into one organization, the Litchfield County Consociation. In 1791, with 28 members, the Consociation amicably divided into organziations, Litchfield North Consociation and Litchfield South Consociation. Churches in...

Fanny Coit McLean letters

00-1952-36-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1952-36-0
Scope and Contents Three letters from Fanny Coit McLean (1852- ) sent from Jacksonville, Fla., to her mother Frances Olmsted Coit (1829-1909). Fanny Coit married Rev. Allan McLean (1837-1882) of the First Congregational Church of Litchfield in 1878. McLean's health was not good and he and Mrs. McLean went to Jacksonville in Feb., 1882, in hopes of a recovery. During this time, Mrs. McLean wrote three letters to her mother, signed with "Kitty," in which she discussed their activities, news of family and friends,...

Phelps Family Papers

1961-39-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1961-39-0
Scope and Contents The Phelps Family Papers consist primarily of correspondence. Most of the letters date from 1854-1865 and were written to or from Rev. Winthrop Henry Phelps, who served as chaplain to the 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery during the Civil War and from his wife Lucy F. Robinson Phelps. Among the most noteworthy of the papers are a series of diaries maintained by Rev. Phelps. Several of these were edited by his granddaughter Ethel Lowerre Phelps in 1945 and published as limited editions titled "A...

William Buell Sprague papers

1928-23-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1928-23-0
Scope and Contents Papers related to William Buell Sprague (1795-1876), clergyman and autograph collector. He was born in Andover, Conn, a son of Benjamin Sprague and Sybil Buell. William Sprague's great grand uncle, John Buell, was one of the original proprietors of Litchfield. After graduation from Yale in 1815, Sprague was a private tutor, studied two years at Princeton theological seminary. In 1819, he was ordained pastor of the First Congregational Church in West Springfield, Mass., remaining there until...

William J. Brewster album

00-2011-50-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-2011-50-0
Scope and Contents The William J. Brewster album (2011-50-0) was given to Rev. William J. Brewster by his Sheltering Arms Congregation in 1933 for his seventy-fifth birthday. The album contains birthday wishes and signatures from campers who attended Camp White and Camp Gould. These were camps run by the Episcopal Church for inner city orphans and located on Bantam Lake. Camp White was for the girls and Camp Gould for the boys. The camps were in operation from as early as 1933 to at least 1940. Included in the...