Gardening -- Connecticut -- Litchfield -- Societies, etc.
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Litchfield Garden Club records document an association that has been actively involved in town beautification efforts as well as local, regional and national conservation initiatives since the club was founded in Litchfield, Conn., in 1913. The collection consists of minutes, reports, correspondence, membership information, financial records, scrapbooks, photographs, newsletters, publicity materials, clippings, programs, yearbooks, awards, and other items. On September 9, 1913, the initial...
Dates: Created: 1913-2004; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/1971
Collection — Box 1-7
Scope and Contents The personal papersof the Thompson family (1929-01-0, 3 linear feet) consists of correspondence, notes, personal manuscripts and newspaper publications of various writings of Esther H. Thompson on various topics pertaining to the history of Litchfield, including her childhood recollections of troops mustering for the Civil War on the town green. Also included is information on botany and other topics relating to the Village Improvement Society. Additionally, the collection contains personal and...
Dates: 1786-1929; Majority of material found within 1802-1929