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Grant family papers

1914-15-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1914-15-0
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the Grant family of Litchfield, including Hannah Grant (1785-1871) and her children Charles William (1810-1881), David McNeil (1812-1885), Harriet Lucretia (1814-1892), and John Mason (1817-1878).  The collection is mostly comprised of family correspondance, but also includes various school lessons and papers, family account records, and real estate records. Hannah (McNeil) Grant was the widow of Charles Grant (1782-1821), who died in 1821.  Hannah and their four children...

Harriet Farnam rewards of merit

00-2009-35-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-35-0
Scope and Contents Two small handwritten papers to Miss Harriet Farnam stating that she was at the head of the school. One is dated May 20 and the other 26 Oct. 1820, both signed by C. Tolles.

John Wright collection

1982-22-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1982-22-0
Scope and Contents The John Wright Collection (1715-1853) [1982-22-0] consists of papers related to the Bostwick, Buck, Canfield, Ferriss, Hine, McEuen, Northrop, Taylor, and Treadwell families; lawyer Partridge Thacher; and others living in New Milford, Conn. It also includes papers related to New Preston Society. Included in the papers is correspondence; deeds; notes, orders, receipts and other business records; leases; subscription lists; account books, and other documents. The collection is arranged in 14...

Litchfield Female Academy collection

1890-07-2

 Collection
Identifier: 1890-07-2
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of The Litchfield Female Academy, Litchfield, Connecticut. Early records refer to the Academy as Miss Pierce's School, Miss Pierce's Academy, and Sarah Pierce's Academy. In the collection are institutional records; correspondence, diaries, journals, school notebooks, and albums of students; papers of Sarah Pierce and the Pierce family; and correspondence of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel regarding her research for her books "Chronicles of a Pioneer School, from...

Martha Tyrrell reward of merit

00-2010-52-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-52-0
Scope and Contents A printed reward of merit card presented to Martha Tyrrell by H. Marie Alling. The illustration is of a seated woman holding a set of scales also a basket of apples spilling, a rake and a plough.

Reward of merit

00-2009-151-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-151-0
Scope and Contents A printed reward of merit sold by Geo. P. Daniels, South Main Street, Providence, with spaces to fill in a student's name and instrucotr's signature. On the back is a poem "Good night".

Seth F. Benton rewards of merit

00-2010-01-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-01-0
Scope and Contents Two Rewards of merit awarded to Seth F. Benton.

Seymour family papers

1949-37-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1949-37-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Seymour family of Litchfield, Conn. Principal figures are Maj. Moses Seymour (1742-1826); two of his sons, Ozias Seymour (1776-1851), and Epaphroditus Seymour (1783-1854); and Ozias Seymour's son, Origen Storrs Seymour (1804-1881). A number of other members of the Seymour family and its relatives, in particular, members of the Storrs family of Mansfield, Conn., and Woodruff family of Litchfield, are also represented. The papers include correspondence, business records, deeds...