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Alain C. White papers


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-251-0
Scope and Contents Papers of Alain C. White, consisting of correspondence related to investments of the Litchfield Historical Society, the acquisition of a John C. Calhoun portrait by the Society, and other matters. There are also a collection of what appear to be papers of Middletown, Conn., students.
Dates: Created: 1878-1923

Alice Kingsbury papers


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-192-0
Scope and Contents The papers of Alice Eliza Kingsbury of Waterbury and Litchfield, Conn., consisting of a memoir of her childhood in Waterbury; a photograph of her father Frederick J. Kingsbury with Frederick Law Olmsted, John Olmsted, Charles Loring Brace, and Charles Trask; photographs of Alice Kingsbury; and a newspaper clipping about Dorothy Bull.
Dates: Created: 1890s-1937

Brown and Stone families papers


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1952-06-0
Scope and Contents Papers related to Edmund Brown of Colebrook, Conn., and Gertrude Stone Brown of Litchfield, Conn., consisting of an obituary, a marriage certificate, and a family record removed from a Bible; also a family record removed from a Bible relating to Alva Stone and Lucy Humiston Stone of Litchfield and their relatives.
Dates: Created: 1853-1933; Other: Date acquired: 03/06/1952

C. Murray Keefer manuscript


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1956-30-0
Scope and Contents Typescript manuscript, "Historical Sketch: Portraying the Ceremony of Presentation to James Morris of the Morris Academy Building and Its Dedication in November 1803," prepared by C. Murray Keefer and enacted in the Morris Community Hall on Jul 24, 1935, as a part of the Connecticut Tercentenary Celebration.
Dates: Created: 1935; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1956

Carol Bramley collection of Litchfield Historic District papers


Identifier: 2003-54-0
Scope and Contents The Malcolm and  Carol Bramley collection of Litchfield Historic District papers includes the final National Historic Landmark nomination form, 1986; National Historic Landmark draft nomination forms, 1986; National Register of Historic Places final nomination form, 1976; "The Historical Archeology of Culture and Society in the Center Village of Litchfield, Connecticut," by Russell G. Handsman, 1984; "Another City Upon a Hill: Litchfield, Connecticut, and the Colonial Revival," by William J. H....
Dates: Created: 1976-1986; Other: Date acquired: 03/10/2003

Catlin family papers


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-113-0
Scope and Contents Papers related to the Catlin family of Harwinton and Winchester, Conn., consisting of correspondence, deeds, a bill of sale, Luman Catlin (Sr.)'s will, and a receipt from the Treasury Dept. of the State of Connecticut exempting the payment of taxes on a note.Family members represented in the collection are Hannah Bull Catlin (1777-1857), the wife of Horace Catlin (1774-1819); Horace's brother Luman Catlin (1767-1852); two of Luman's sons, Luman Catlin (1804- ) and Alfred Catlin...
Dates: Created: 1830-1905

Charles H. Warren manuscript


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1972-128-0
Scope and Contents The Charles H. Warren manuscript (1972-128-0) is a typescript biography of Benjamin Silliam (1779-1864) written by Charles H. Warren for Dictionary of American Biography in 1936. Benjamin Silliman was an American chemist and one of the first American professors of science. He was the first individual to distill petroleum.
Dates: Created: 1936; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/1971

Civil War soldier reminiscences and remembrances collection


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-275-0
Scope and Contents The Civil War soldier reminiscences and remembrances collection consists of memoirs of, letters written by, and biographies written about Civil War soldiers who were originally from Litchfield, Conn. The names of the soldiers in the collection are J. H. [?]., Luman Wadhams, E. Porter Mason, Alexander B. Shumway, George Wilson Potter, George F. Booth, George Benjamin Hempstead, Stiles A. Wheeler, Hiram Stone, Addison K. Taylor, Eliada Goodwin Osborn, Seth F. Plumb, Anson W. Healy, and Patrick...
Dates: Created: 1863-1914; Other: Date acquired: 09/09/2011

Constitutional History of Connecticut


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-114-0
Scope and Contents Manuscript draft with corrections of a constitutional history of Connecticut by Samuel Church.
Dates: Created: undated

Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter records


Identifier: 2011-18-0
Scope and Contents The Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter (Litchfield, Conn.) records (2011-18-0, .42 linear feet) consist of research reports regarding lists of American Revolutionary War soldiers from Litchfield and surrounding towns; surveys of churches in Litchfield and Morris; grave records; and a 1779 pay abstract relating to the 13th Regiment Connecticut Militia. Many of the records were created by D.A.R. chapters in surrounding areas and presented to the Litchfield...
Dates: Created: 1905-1936; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

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