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Babbitt family papers

1994-15-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1994-15-0
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the Babbit family, including Eleanor Babbitt (1898-1994) and Col. Samuel H. Fisher (1867-1957). Col. Fisher's daughter Margaret Crossette Fisher married Eleanor Babbitt's brother Theodore Babbitt on June 17, 1922, in Litchfield. The papers include photographs and documents pertaining to Sheldon Tavern; drawings, invitations, etc. from Lilac Hedges; legal documents; birth and marriage certificates; family photographs; papers pertaining to Eleanor Babbitt and the Aircraft...

Charles B. Andrews speeches

00-2010-147-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-147-0
Scope and Contents Two speeches given by Gov. Charles B. Andrews of Litchfield, Conn., one in Wolcottville, Conn., on Sep 10, 1879 and one in Hartford on Sep 17, 1879.

Clair F. Yohe address

00-2010-255-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-255-0
Scope and Contents Address given by Rev. Clair F. Yohe on the occasion of the celebration in Litchfield, Conn., of the tercentary of the founding of Connecticut.

Colvocoresses family papers

1996-16-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-16-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Colvocoresses family, consisting of correspondence; genealogical materials; clippings; advertisements and other materials related to local businesses; memoirs of Alden P. Colvocoresses; records relating to the Connecticut Home Guard (1917) and Litchfield Light Horse (1957); speeches of Adm. George P. Colvocoresses (1916-1925); cutout letters that spell "Colvocoresses"; Christmas cards;  and news clippings, notes, photographs relating to the Champlin family; notes on Alexander...

Edgar B. Van Winkle collection

2010-364-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-364-0
Scope and Contents The Edgar B. Van Winkle collection consists of research files, correspondence, and a speech. Van Winkle and his wife Mary Speiden Van Winkle had an interest in the family of Litchfield doctor Daniel Sheldon and the papers include correspondence, research, and a speech about him and members of his family. The collection has memorials written by Van Winkle to George S. Greene, John Croes, and John Mitchell, members of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S. A., and  speeches Van Winkle...

George Richards sermons and address

00-2010-215-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-215-0
Scope and Contents Item 1: sermon delivered Apr. 27, 1862, and Feb. 4, 1866; Item 2: sermon delivered Sep. 14, 1862 prior to the departure of the 19th Regiment; Item 3: address, "How New England Can Hold Its Own," delivered Jan. 21, 1869, in Washington, Conn., at the dedication of Farmers' Hall.

James Morris Address

00-1953-49-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1953-49-0
Scope and Contents The James Morris Address (2952) was delivered sometime between July of 1803 and October 8th of 1810. The address is a brief account of local history. It covers the founding of Litchfield describing the conditions of the early settlers. There are also accounts of the suicides and murders in the town, and there is account of the capture of Captain Jacob Griswould. There are other topics covered such as important buildings in Litchfield at the time (parishes, saw mills,...

Kingsbury Family Papers

2015-52-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-52-0
Content Description Kingsbury Family Papers (2015-55-0) Two bound books. Travel Diary documenting the travels of Edith Davies Kingsbury during a tour of Europe in 1891. Taking the Steamship Lahn on January 21 this diary gives a daily account of various places she visited and includes photographs of many of the places. Information includes eating establishments, different foods, hotels, art, along with her fellow travelers. Entries also include meeting the Prince and Princess of Wales before finally returning home...

Lyman Beecher Stowe speech

00-2010-226-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-226-0
Scope and Contents Speech delivered by Lyman Beecher Stowe at the celebration of Litchfield's bicenennial. He remarked on his ancestors and their connection to Litchfield and his appreciation of some of the memorable citizens of Litchfield, including Sarah Pierce, Charles Loring Brace, Oliver Wolcott, Benjamin Tallmadge, Tapping Reeve, James Gould, and John Pierpont.

Lynne Brickley collection

2001-15-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2001-15-0
Scope and Contents Speech delivered by Judge Charles Gill during Mass at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Litchfield, on Sept. 14, 2001, related to the September 11 terrorist attacks.