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Beckwith family papers

1988-01-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-01-0
Scope and Contents The Beckwith family papers (1988-01-0) consist of correspondence, financial records, legal documents, military records, diaries, photographs, and other records. A small group of papers predates those of the Beckwith family. At present, only materials created prior to 1840, a limited selection of post-1840 materials, and those that relate to Josiah Beckwith (1803-1871) have been processed. They are arranged in three series. Series 1, Papers (1767-1892), contains a collection of primarily legal...
Dates: Created: 1767-1972; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1988

Boardman & Seymour records

2009-75-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-75-0
Scope and Contents The Boardman & Seymour Records (2009-75-0) consist of correspondence, bills, legal documents, licenses to sell liquor, orders, receipts, statements of accounts and other business records. Daniel Boardman (1757-1833), New York City businessman and merchant, his brother Elijah Boardman (1760-1823), New Milford businessman and merchant, and Moses Seymour Jr. (1774-1826), Litchfield merchant and town official, maintained a partnership to operate a store in Litchfield in which they sold "a...
Dates: Created: 1794-1811; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/1989

Bolles & Wells letter

00-2010-155-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-155-0
Scope and Contents Bolles & Wells write to S. J. Lewis of Naugatuck, Conn., to say they do not accept a box of overshoes on his terms.
Dates: Created: 1848 Dec 15

Burke family papers

00-1984-38-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1984-38-0
Scope and Contents Two bills, one from the Echo Farm Co., 1899, and C. W. Hinsdale, 1902; a Connecticut State Board of Education letter regarding unsatisfactory school attendance of two children, 1903; and a corset advertisement imprinted with W. J. Bissell, Litchfield, Conn., undated.
Dates: Created: 1899-1903; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1984

Colvocoresses family papers

1996-16-0

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Identifier: 1996-16-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Colvocoresses family, consisting of correspondence; genealogical materials; clippings; advertisements and other materials related to local businesses; memoirs of Alden P. Colvocoresses; records relating to the Connecticut Home Guard (1917) and Litchfield Light Horse (1957); speeches of Adm. George P. Colvocoresses (1916-1925); cutout letters that spell "Colvocoresses"; Christmas cards;  and news clippings, notes, photographs relating to the Champlin family; notes on Alexander...
Dates: Created: 1861-1996; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1996

Crane family papers

2003-73-0

 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

Deming, Perkins, and Quincy families papers

1950-01-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1950-01-0
Scope and Contents The Deming, Perkins, and Quincy Families Papers document members of several prominent families who lived in the town of Litchfield, Conn. In the late eighteenth century, the patriarchs of each family earned wealth through their activities as merchants, traders, and investors, enabling them and many of the members of the next generations to live lives free from financial concern, if not outright luxury. The papers consist largely of correspondence, and also include collections of financial and...
Dates: Created: 1762-1950; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1921

Donahue's Clothing Store customer account cards

1993-22-0

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Identifier: 1993-22-0
Scope and Contents On April 8, 1922, Martin J. Donahue opened a clothing and shoe store called Donahue's in L. R. Denegar's former location in the Beach block on West St. In March, 1936, he became postmaster of Litchfield. He died in 1946. The records consist of customer account cards, 1922-1937.
Dates: Created: 1922-1937; Other: Date acquired: 09/08/1994

Ebenezer Bolles family papers

1932-22-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1932-22-0
Scope and Contents The Ebenezer Bolles family papers relate to Ebenezer Bolles (1764-1826), his sons Ebenezer W. Bolles (1793-1854), Samuel Penfield Bolles (1795-1875), and Henry Bolles (1802-1849), and Samuel's wife's half-brother William Mather Clark (1805-1878). The papers consist of correspondence, deeds, legal papers, and account books. Ebenezer Bolles (1764-1826) married Abigail Penfield Bolles (1763-1844). They settled in Litchfield, where all of their children where born; as adults, most of them moved...
Dates: Created: 1789-1849; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1932

Edward O. Peck account books

00-2010-92-0

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Identifier: 00-2010-92-0
Scope and Contents Account books (2010-92-0) recording groceries and dry goods sold from Edward O. Peck's store. Book II is a ledger, with names of accounts from 1850 to 1873; Book I is a day book covering the period Sept. 1853 to July 1854. Peck (1822-1879) formed a partnership with Benjamin S. Pendleton, a butcher, in 1849 to sell meat and groceries on West Street in Litchfield, Conn. Sometime after 1851, Pendleton left for California, where he died in 1859. Late in the 1850s, Peck became deputy sheriff in...
Dates: Created: 1850-1873; Other: Date acquired: 10/03/2011

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