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Almira A. Bissell notebook


Identifier: 00-2011-73-0
Scope and Contents The Almira A. Bissell notebook (2011-73-0) is an undated paperbound notebook. The notebook, kept by Almira A. Bissell (Mrs. Francis Bissell), has "Composition Book" printed on the front cover. The volume contains an alphabetical list of Revolutionary soldiers who enlisted from the town of Litchfield. Mrs. Bissell also includes brief war records, and genealogy when possible. Some notes are inserted on loose paper into the notebook. Almira A. Piper Bissell was the wife of Francis Bissell of...
Dates: Created: n.d.; Other: Date acquired: 04/06/2011

American Pocket Knife Manufacturers Association records


Identifier: 00-1955-27-0
Scope and Contents The American Pocket Knife Manufacturers Association records (1955-27-0) cover the period from 1865 to 1911. The Association underwent multiple name changes during this period, and was known at different time as the "Manufacturers Association of Pen and Pocket Cutlery"(circa 1865), the "Association of the Manufacturers of Pen and Pocket Cutlery" (circa 1872), the "American Pocket Cutlery Manufacturers Association" (1881-1897), and the "American Pocket Knife Manufacturers Association" (circa...
Dates: Created: 1865-1911; Other: Date acquired: 08/10/1956

Andrew Clark Pikosky collection


Identifier: 2002-35-0
Scope and Contents The Andrew Clark Pikosky Collection, 2002-35-0, includes papers and photographs from his parents, and in particular his father, Edward Pikosky.  Among the items are programs from various professional and amateur theatrical productions in Litchfield and Litchfield County, photographs of Edward Pikosky and from World War I, paper from World War II, a Christmas card from Charles H. Turkington, circa 1930s; and 1 small notebook related to the Litchfield Flood Control Commission, 1956-1958. Also a...
Dates: Created: 1908-1981; Other: Date acquired: 10/10/2002

Corydon L. Ford notebook


Identifier: 00-2011-33-0
Scope and Contents The Corydon L. Ford notebook (2011-33-0) contains genealogical information about the Ford/ Foord family. Dr. Corydon L. Ford began collecting the information in 1853. Along with the vast amounts of handwritten genealogy are some later newspaper clippings, as well as sketches of the the gravestones of William Foord and his wife Sarah dingley Foord at Marshfield, Massachusetts and Joseph Ford and his wife Lois Stetson Ford at Center Pembroke, Massachusetts. Included at the end of the notebook is...
Dates: Created: 1853; Other: Date acquired: 05/05/2011

Elisha Marsh School Book


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-44-0
Scope and Contents The Elisha Marsh School Book collection (2011-44-0) is a school used to by a student to do math problems and keep notes. The book contains various rules of mathematics and also math problems done by the student. The book is not dated. Currently housed in 3A Box 30.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 05/06/2012

Emma L. Adams composition book


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-41-0
Scope and Contents The Emma L. Adams composition book (2011-41-0) contains handwritten compositions by Emma L. Adams between October 30, 1875 and November 25, 1876. The small bound notebook contains various compositions dealing with a variety of topics. One titled "A day at Irvington and Tarrytown" describes a day excursion by train of school girls from Brooklyn up the Hudson River. She discusses seeing Washington Irving's home and lunching on the veranda, as well as visiting his grave and the Old Dutch Church in...
Dates: Created: 1875-1876; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/2011

Esther H. Thompson notebook


Identifier: 00-2011-42-0
Scope and Contents The Esther H. Thompson notebook (2011-42-0) contains many hand copied poems, as well as verses clipped from newspapers. It was created between the years 1875 and 1895 by Esther H. Thompson of Litchfield, Connecticut. Most of the poems are not original works, but copies of poems such as "At Last" by John Greenleaf Whittier, "Catching the Colt" by Marian Douglass, and "The Beautiful Snow" by Joseph Warren Watson. Written on the inside cover of the notebook is "Esther H. Thompson Litchfield,...
Dates: Created: circa 1875-1895; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/2011

Garry H. Minor papers


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-108-0
Dates: Created: 1815-1824

George William Thompson memorandum book


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-86-0
Scope and Contents The George William Thomspon memorandum book (2011-86-0) was kept in 1868. "G.W. Thomspon Litchfield, Conn" is written on the front cover of the small leather bound notebook. The book contains various groupsings of words under the heading such as "Miscellaneous", "Jewelers Table", "Jaw Breakers", "Names of Trees", and "Vegetables".
Dates: Created: 1868; Other: Date acquired: 09/06/2011

Guion family papers


Identifier: 2004-43-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Guion family of Litchfield. Brothers Hobart Guion (1869-1950) and George Guion (1870-1962) married sisters Harriet Cutler McAllister (1880-1977) and Amelia Hamilton McAllister (1877-1962), respectively. The McAllister sisters were the nieces of New York social arbiter Samuel Ward McAllister, who coined the term "the 400" to describe, in his opinion, the elite New York society members who mattered. Items include photographs of family members and subjects in and around...
Dates: Created: circa 1870-1977; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/2006

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