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Esther H. Thompson notebook

00-2011-42-0

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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

A. M. Gillon Album

00-2011-95-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-95-0
Scope and Contents The A.M. Gillon Album (2011-95-0) is a small collection of poetry. On the third page there is a handwritten title "Selections of Poetry 1832." The book contains four poems; one poem by Henry Kirk White and three poems written by Sarah Pogson Smith. The last poem in the book, dated August 4th 1842, appears to be about Litchfield, Connecticut. Currently housed in 3A Box 27.
Dates: Created: 1832-1842; Other: Date acquired: 03/06/2012

Henry B. Miner Poetry Book

00-2011-97-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-97-0
Scope and Contents The Henry B. Miner Poetry Book collection (2011-97-0) is a small poetry book created by Henry B. Miner. The book contains a few pages of what appears to be original poetry. Poems include are “There is Nothing True But Heavens,” “Mary’s Tears,” and “Lifes [sic] Likeness.”
Dates: Created: c. 1800; Other: Date acquired: 03/06/2012

Mary Eliza Rouse journal

00-2011-72-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-2011-72-0
Scope and Contents The Mary Eliza Rouse journal (2011-72-0) is a handwritten journal containing a variety of writings including verses and poems, and a composition concerning the death of her daughter, Anna Eliza Rouse Cook and her husband Hiram Martin Cook, who died in November 1851, 2 days apart. She records the funeral sermon for their double funeral preached by Rev. John A. McKinstry in Torrington.The author writes to her other children and granddaughter Alice Eliza Cook to help them remember their...
Dates: Created: 1851-1854; Other: Date acquired: 04/06/2011

Mrs. J.C. Kendall album

00-2011-51-0

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Identifier: 00-2011-51-0
Scope and Contents The Mrs. J.C. Kendall album (2011-51-0) contains quotations from Tennyson's "Song of the Brook." The item was produced in 1907, and is illustrated with twelve images by Mrs. J.C. Kendall. The illustrations are color souvenir postcards which were created from original photographs by Mrs. J.C. Kendall.
Dates: Created: 1907; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/2012

Rebecca Hine Poetry Book

00-1924-29-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1924-29-0
Scope and Contents The Rebecca Hine Poetry Book (1924-29-0) is a collection of poems written or copied by Rebecca Hine while at the Pleasant Valley Boarding School near Poughkeepsie, New York from June 2nd, 1804 to Aug 8th, 1804. Some of the poems appear to be copied from another source because the author's name is provided, but there are other works that do not have a name attached to them. The poetry ranges from an excerpt from a work by Milton to a short story entitled "Female Choice."
Dates: Created: June 2 - Aug 8 1804; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1924

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.
Dates: Created: 1820 Jul

Truman Guild school books

00-1975-97-27,28,30, 32, 33-0

 Collection — Box: 4
Identifier: 00-1975-97-27,28,30, 32, 33-0
Scope and Contents The Truman Guild school books collection (1975-27,28,30, 32, and 33-0) is a collection of four volumes of school books created by Truman Guild. The notebooks cover various topics such as arithmetic, poetry, Greek poetry and translations, drawings, penmanship, and many other topics. One of the volumes contains a poem that was published in the Litchfield Enquirer, and another volume contains a list of all the books that Guild had read to date. Please see the below detailed descriptions for more...
Dates: Created: 1821-1874; Other: Date acquired: 02/09/1977

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