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Connecticut -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Adrian Atkins collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2007-04-0
Scope and Contents One folder of brochures and other ephemera related to Litchfield area businesses and points of interest and Connecticut's tercentenary.
Dates: Created: 1935-1982; Other: Date acquired: 11/02/2008

Jane M. Bentley Research Materials

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1972-64-1 & 2 and 1972-67-0
Scope and Contents The Jane M. Bentley Research Materials collection (1972-64-1; 1972-64-2; 1972-67-0) is a collection of papers, items, newspaper clippings, and other miscellaneous items collected, created, and/or used by Jane Merritt Bentley while researching her Great Great Grandfather Salmon Giddings. Please see the below detailed descriptions for more specific information about the collection and particular information for each item. The collection is housed in 3A Box 34.
Dates: Created: 1972; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1972

Constitutional History of Connecticut

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2010-114-0
Scope and Contents Manuscript draft with corrections of a constitutional history of Connecticut by Samuel Church.
Dates: Created: undated

History of First Church of Christ Congregational Church

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2011-117-0
Scope and Contents The History of First Church of Christ Congregational Church collection (2011-117-0) is a collection of papers and a manuscript found in Small Acquisitions. The collection pertains to a history and list of members of the First Church of Christ Congregational Church in Litchfield Connecticut. Leonard Woolsey Bacon the pastor of the church was compiling a list of members from 1721 (when the church was founded) to 1859 (when he was pastor of the church). The collection contains two letters from...
Dates: Created: 1859; Other: Date acquired: 03/06/2013

Henry Guy Gould manuscript

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-1916-47-0
Scope and Contents A manuscript detailing the origin of the names of towns in Connecticut, by Henry Guy Gould.
Dates: Created: 1874 Apr 24; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1916

Robert W. Hill lecture

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00-1907-17-0
Scope and Contents Robert Wakeman Hill (1828-1909) was a noted architect. He received his early education in the schools of Waterbury and attended the Young Men's Institute in New Haven. He studied architecture with Henry Austin of New Haven and A. C. Nash of Milwaukee, Wis. He returned to Connecticut in 1858 and practiced architecture for a short time in Naugatuck. In 1863, he moved to Waterbury and spent the remainder of his life there. Hill was architect for the state under Governors Bigelow, Waller, Harrison...
Dates: Created: 1906 Jul 30; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1907

History of First Church of Christ Congregational Church

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 2011-117-0
Dates: Other: 1859

Gideon Hollister papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1914-16-0
Scope and Contents The Gideon Hollister papers (1914-16-0, 2.42 linear feet) document Gideon Hiram Hollister (1818-1887), a lawyer, historian, and author who also served as United States minister to Haiti from 1868 to 1869. He is perhaps best known for his History of Connecticut, published in 1855. In addition, he published several books of fiction and poetry. The collection contains manuscripts and documents regarding these works. Also found are manuscripts drafts of some of...
Dates: Created: 1850-1906; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/1914

C. Murray Keefer manuscript

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-1956-30-0
Scope and Contents Typescript manuscript, "Historical Sketch: Portraying the Ceremony of Presentation to James Morris of the Morris Academy Building and Its Dedication in November 1803," prepared by C. Murray Keefer and enacted in the Morris Community Hall on Jul 24, 1935, as a part of the Connecticut Tercentenary Celebration.
Dates: Created: 1935; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1956

The English Homes of Some Colonial Ancestors essay

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2011-34-0
Scope and Contents The English Homes of Some Colonial Ancestors essay (2011-34-0) is a nine page typescript essay. The creator of the item is unknown and it is not dated. This genealogical essay contains family information, and deals with the homes of some of the early Connecticut settlers such as Thomas Hooker, John Haynes, and Rev. John Woodbridge.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 06/05/2011