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Balls (Parties) -- Connecticut -- Litchfield

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Balls, 1850-1910

 File — Box 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Dance cards, invitations, menus for balls, including: Complimentary Ball, Jan. 23, 1850 invitation. To be given at Sherman's Hall, Litchfield in honor of the presentation of a sword to Major W. Wessells. Fourth of July Ball, July 4, 1851 at the United States House, in Litchfield. Empire Cotillion Party, at the the United States Hotel, Jan. 14, 1853. Half-quarter Ball at Wheeler's Litchfield House, Feb. 25. Last Quarter Ball at Wheeler's Hall, Litchfield. Thanksgiving Ball at the Mansion...
Dates: 1850-1910

Miss Frisbie invitation


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-1937-10-0
Scope and Contents

An invitation to Miss Frisbie, written on the back of a Henry Hart Exportation playing card, from W.H. Harrison, E. Harrison, and E.B. Woodruff. Dated at Litchfield South Farms, Miss Frisbie's company is respectfully solicited at Col. E. [Judd?]s Ball Room. Miss Frisbie may be Hannah Frisbie who was born in Litchfield, CT in 1802.

Dates: Created: 1818 Sep 12; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1936

Jac Venza Photographs


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2011-133-0
Scope and Contents

The Jac Venza Photographs (2011-133-0) is a series of eight photographs of indoor and outdoor dinner parties from 1974-1977.  Ralph Hinchmen of Lilac Hedges appears in two of the photographs. Jac Venza and Ralph Hinchman met early in the launching of Lilac Hedges.  Venza worked as a card designer and introducted Hinchman to other artists, including Hillary Knight and Andy Warhol.

Dates: Created: 1974-1977; Other: Date acquired: 12/08/2011