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Anna Seward poems

00-2010-76-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-76-0
Scope and Contents Two poems written by Anna Seward: "Address to the River Tweed, on Mr. Scott's Having Chosen His Habitation on Its Banks" dated Lichfield, April 17, 1805; and "The Grave of Youth", undated. These are probably from Lichfield, England

Dorothy Bull collection

1954-26-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1954-26-0
Scope and Contents The Dorothy Bull collection (1954-26-0, .42 linear feet) consists of letters from John Masefield (1878-1967), a poet lauriet of the United Kingdom, containing suggestions and criticisms of Dorothy Bull's writing and other contemporary writers and other topics; other letters written by Masefield; Bull's 1922-1923 letters to her aunt Edith Kingsbury written from England; Masefield's published works and copies of The Forge, a literary magazine he founded; verse...

Catholic Women's Benevolent Legion, Emma Deming Council No. 265 records

2005-20-0

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Identifier: 2005-20-0
Scope and Contents The Catholic Women's Benevolent Legion (CWBL) was a fraternal and insurance society founded in 1895. The Emma Deming Council No. 265 was founded in Litchfield in 1907. Membership was limited to Catholic women ages 17 to 50. The records document the activities of the Deming Council; some relate to the dealings between the main office in New York and the local council. Membership applications, lists, and investigating committee report and notices of members provide personal details about members....

Elizabeth Cone Kilbourne scrapbook

1996-24-0

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Identifier: 1996-24-0
Scope and Contents Scrapbook labeled "Mrs. Elizabeth Kilbourn" on the cover containing news clippings chiefly concerning her husband Payne Kenyon Kilbourne and numerous members of the Kilbourn family. Some of the clippings are Payne's articles and poetry. Hand-written poems by Payne are loose in the scrapbook, as are family photographs, their daughter Julia's writing book, drawings, engravings, correspondence, and advertising cards and other ephemera. There is also a draft of articles and a list of members...

George Baldwin collection

00-1974-47-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1974-47-0
Scope and Contents The George Baldwin collection (1974-47-0) contains items relating to Charles H. Coit (1856-1931) of Litchfield, Conn., including a poem about cigarettes, undated; resolutions of Lambda Beta Pi Society; deed, William Ransom to Henry Coit land in Litchfield, May 8, 1882; deed, Fanny McLean, Kate Coit, Bertha Coit, and John Coit to Charles Coit land in Litchfield, Oct. 3, 1887; deed, Ella Coit to Charles Curtis land in Litchfield, May 5, 1936; and two items related to Charles Coit's father-in-law,...

George Younglove Cutler album

00-2009-28-0

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Identifier: 00-2009-28-0
Scope and Contents News clippings mostly from the Litchfield Republican and poems written by George Younglove Cutler in Litchfield in 1820.

Gideon Hollister papers

1914-16-0

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Identifier: 1914-16-0
Scope and Contents The Gideon Hollister papers (1914-16-0, 2.42 linear feet) document Gideon Hiram Hollister (1818-1887), a lawyer, historian, and author who also served as United States minister to Haiti from 1868 to 1869. He is perhaps best known for his History of Connecticut, published in 1855. In addition, he published several books of fiction and poetry. The collection contains manuscripts and documents regarding these works. Also found are manuscripts drafts of some of...

Guion family papers

2004-43-0

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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...

Judson Canfield papers

1985-24-0

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Identifier: 1985-24-0
Scope and Contents The papers of Judson Canfield (1759-1840), consisting primarily of legal documents, including agreements, deeds, executions, receipts, statements, and correspondence and include a small collection of correspondence and writings relating to Walter Ferriss, whose daughter married Canfield's son. The papers are arranged in two series. Series 1, Judson Canfield papers, primarily consists of documents related to Canfield's law practice. Most involve matters in and around Sharon, Conn., but there...

Revolutionary Pensioners [poem]

00-2009-150-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-150-0
Scope and Contents An anonymous poem written in Litchfield, July 1820, extolling the heroism and sacrifices of Revolutiary War veterans and need to give them a worthy pension.