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Scope and Contents The First Congregational Church of Litchfield collection provides documentation on the church from 1845-1999, although the church was founded in 1721. The collection brings together records given by the church and a number of other donors, and includes annual reports; addresses, sermons, and discourses; several editions of the church manual and membership roll; Sunday School Library catalogue (1859) and records; histories; photographs; financial records; correspondence; and other records....
Dates: Created: 1845-1999; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/2006
First Ecclesiastical Society records
Scope and Contents The First Ecclesiastical Society records primarily document financial matters related to the First Congregational Church of Litchfield, Conn. The collection consists of correspondence, accounts, memoranda and statements, orders, promissory notes, receipts, and other items. The First Congregational Church of Litchfield was founded in 1721. Its first minister was Timothy Collins, who served until 1751. Noted clergyman Lyman Beecher was the church's minister from 1810 to 1826. The first church...
Dates: Created: 1791-1924; Other: Date acquired: 06/12/2012
History of First Church of Christ Congregational Church
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents The History of First Church of Christ Congregational Church collection (2011-117-0) is a collection of papers and a manuscript found in Small Acquisitions. The collection pertains to a history and list of members of the First Church of Christ Congregational Church in Litchfield Connecticut. Leonard Woolsey Bacon the pastor of the church was compiling a list of members from 1721 (when the church was founded) to 1859 (when he was pastor of the church). The collection contains two letters from...
Dates: Created: 1859; Other: Date acquired: 03/06/2013
List of Deaths and Marriages
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents The Lists of Deaths and Marriages collection (1973-77-0) is a small book used by Laurens Perseus Hickok to keep a record of funerals and marriages he performed. The book is broken into two main sections. The first section is a list of the funerals performed by Hickok from 1830 to 1836; all of these funerals were performed in Litchfield at the First Congregational Church. After a four page break, the book becomes a record of weddings performed that spans the years 1829 to 1864. The weddings are...
Dates: Created: 1830-1864; Other: Date acquired: 05/06/2012
Litchfield South Association records
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...
Dates: Created: 1842-1991; Other: Majority of material found in 1934-1977; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1992
Mary B. Brewster papers
Scope and Contents The Mary B. Brewster papers (1954-47-0, .42 linear feet) consist of materials related to Brewster's book, St. Michael's Parish, Litchfield, Connecticut, 1745-1954: A Biography of a Parish and of Many Who Have Served It, published in 1954. The papers include manuscripts, galleys, a memorandum, and a cover illustration by William Edwards.
Dates: Created: 1954; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1954
St. Michael's Parish records
Abstract The records of St. Michael's Parish (1988-09-0) consist of membership lists; certificates of membership and leaving the church; tax lists; early financial records; a few photographs of the church and its rectors; miscellaneous histories and programs for events; and maps of the Litchfield Land Company lands, 1939-1959.
Dates: Created: 1795-1995; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1987
Thompson Family Papers
Collection — Box: 1-7
Scope and Contents The personal papersof the Thompson family (1929-01-0, 3 linear feet) consists of correspondence, notes, personal manuscripts and newspaper publications of various writings of Esther H. Thompson on various topics pertaining to the history of Litchfield, including her childhood recollections of troops mustering for the Civil War on the town green. Also included is information on botany and other topics relating to the Village Improvement Society. Additionally, the collection contains personal and...
Dates: 1786-1929; Majority of material found within 1802-1929
- Subject: Litchfield (Conn.) -- Church history X