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Barbara Nolen Strong papers

1993-101-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-101-0
Abstract The Barbara Nolen Strong papers (1993-101-0) consist of Mrs. Strong's research, notes, budget and costs, publication, and other materials related to the publication of her book, The Morris Academy: pioneer in coeducation 1790-1888, published in 1976.

Clarence H. Elliott collection

1979-16-1

 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...

Evelyn Maddox collection

00-2002-73-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2002-73-0
Scope and Contents One letter from S. Carl Fisher, president of the Litchfield Enquirer Publishing Co. to "Tete," circa 1930s; photographs of Litchfield High School, 1890-1925, and Litchfield High School students, circa 1921.

First School Society (Litchfield, Conn.) ledger

00-1973-72-0

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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.

First School Society receipts book

00-2010-354-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-354-0
Scope and Contents Book listing receipts for school money of the First School Society, Litchfield, Conn.

Jane Amelia Benton common-school teacher certification

00-2010-350-0

 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.

Jane Amelia Benton school book

00-2011-90-0

 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.

Litchfield 14th school district minute book

00-1982-25-0

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Identifier: 00-1982-25-0
Scope and Contents The minute book for Litchfield 14th school district (1982-25-0) contains meeting minutes from Oct. 16, 1828 to Sept. 1879 with election of officers, accounts, laying school tax, hiring teachers, determination of school sessions, building a new school in 1866, and other business. The school was known as South Plains School. Currently housed in 3A Box 30.

Litchfield 2nd School District minute book

00-1983-08-0

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Identifier: 00-1983-08-0
Scope and Contents The Litchfield 2nd School District minute book (1983-08-0) contains meeting minutes for the years 1858 through 1879. The minutes in the volume record the activities of the annual meeting for each year. Topics such as repairing the school house and hiring a female teacher are seen early on in the book. "Register of 2nd School District Litchfield" is recorded in the front cover. It is also referred to as the Chestnut Hill School District in some of the annual meeting minutes. The item is...

Litchfield Female Academy collection

1890-07-2

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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...