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Clarissa Baldwin Journal

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-68-0
Scope and Contents The Clarissa Baldwin Journal (2011-68-0) is a daily journal that Clarissa Baldwin maintained for an assignment while at the Morris Academy in 1810 through 1811. The journal focuses on the day-to-day activities such as attended classes, prayer, getting to and from school, the description of the weather, &tc. There are also two comments in the journal left by her teacher Rhoda Farnham. The one that might be of most interest, because it is the most extensive, is at the end of the journal....
Dates: Created: 1810-1811; Other: Date acquired: 03/06/2011

Virginia H. Beach collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2007-21-0
Scope and Contents Three folders consisting of Litchfield High School newspapers and concert and commencement programs, church and concert programs, photographs, news clippings, Camp Rainbow Y.T.C. Encampment, and Charlotte Deming essays (1880s).
Dates: Created: 1880-1954; Other: Date acquired: 01/04/2009

William Ernest Beatty Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-131-0
Scope and Contents William Ernest Beatty Papers, 2011-131-0, includes booklets and brochures from the Spring Hill School, commencement program from Litchfield High School, class photos and school sports team photographs, photographs of Litchfield after an ice storm 1942 and Woodville after the 1955 Flood, his Litchfield High School diploma and class photograph taken in Washington, D.C. William Ernest Beatty was born on April 12, 1919, in Derby, Conn., son of Elisabeth and Guy Beatty. In 1924, his family moved to...
Dates: Created: 1920-1959; Other: Date acquired: 07/09/2011

Jane Amelia Benton school book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-90-0
Scope and Contents The Jane Amelia Benton school book (2011-90-0) was kept in 1855. The book contains notes on history lessons that Jane received while attending school in Litchfield in 1855. Her sister Phebe attended school with her at the same time. The book also contains the name of the other pupils in her class. It also identifies the teacher as S.H. Vaill.
Dates: Created: 1855; Other: Date acquired: 02/06/2012

Jane Amelia Benton common-school teacher certification

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-350-0
Scope and Contents Certification indicating that Jane Amelia Benton was examined and found qualified to give instruction in a list of subjects as a common-school teacher in the town of Litchfield; signed by a group of school visitors.
Dates: Created: 1856 Nov 22; Other: Date acquired: 05/09/2012

Phebe F. Benton school book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-91-0
Scope and Contents The Phebe F. Benton school book (2011-91-0) was kept in 1855. The book contains notes kept on history lessons that Phebe received whle attending school in Litchfield. Her sister Jane attended school at the same time. The notebook also contains a list of pupils in her class, and identifies the teacher as S.H. Vaill.
Dates: Created: 1855; Other: Date acquired: 02/06/2012

Burke family papers

 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

Connecticut. Commissioner of the School Fund

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-68-0
Scope and Contents Three reports from the Conn. Commissioner of the School Fund, James Hillhouse, to the General Assembly. These are dated 7 Oct 1811; 6 May 1823; and 7 May 1824 and include financial reports, sales of western lands, and bond holders.
Dates: Created: 1811-1824

Clarence H. Elliott collection

Identifier: 1979-16-1
Scope and Contents The Clarence H. Elliott collection documents Elliott's association with Litchfield High School from 1916 through 1927 as teacher, assistant principal, principal, and athletic coach. There are also items which relate to Litchfield in general and Antrim, N.H., where Elliott lived for a time prior to coming to Litchfield. The collection consists of photographs, scrapbooks, ephemera, and news clippings. Many of the items are photographs are of the Litchfield High School girls and boys athletic...
Dates: Created: 1915-1932; Other: Date acquired: 10/05/1980

First School Society (Litchfield, Conn.) ledger

Identifier: 00-1973-72-0
Scope and Contents Accounts of the First School Society in Litchfield, Conn. (1973-72-0) kept by the school treasurer. In the back of the ledger there are a few records for the First Society of Litchfield. Currently housed in 3B Box 69.
Dates: Created: 1784-1845; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/1973

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