Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 104 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Connecticut Mining Company account book (1939-23-0) contains financial records for the years 1858 through 1860. The Connecticut Mining Company was incorporated in 1854 by the state General Assembly with the purpose of exploring for iron, copper and other metals and minerals, and for mining, vending, smelting and working the same. The thiry-five page ledger contains the names of laborers who worked in the mines, as well as their daily wages. Also noted are larger amounts that individuals...
Dates: Created: 1858-1860; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/1939
Scope and Contents The Crane family papers document members of the Deming family of Litchfield and Waterbury, Conn. Among the family members represented are Julius Deming (1755-1838), Frederick Deming (1832-1925), Clarissa Champion Deming (1818-1899), Clarissa Brainard Deming (1872-1955), Dr. Dudley B. Deming (1874-1946), Dr. Alletta Langdon Bedford Deming (1882-1950), and Alletta Deming Crane (1912-2003). The papers consist of correspondence, account records, a scrapbook, military records, certificates, deeds, a...
Dates: Created: 1803-1947; Other: Date acquired: 02/11/2005
Scope and Contents The Crutch's Pharmacy account book (1973-85-0) contains records for the years 1907 and 1908. Aaron Crutch and his son William were both practicing druggists in Litchfield, Connecticut. The account book contains information pertaining to orders and accounts. The item is housed in 3B Box 6.
Dates: Created: 1907-1908; Other: Date acquired: 12/09/1972
Scope and Contents The personal papers of Helen Danner and her parents Frederick Baxter Danner (1907-1979) and Elizabeth Neill Danner (1907-1991). Frederick Danner grew up in Mount Vernon, N.Y., and graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was then employed by AT&T's Long Lines Division for 42 years. Elizabeth Neill was born in Milwaukee. She attended Sweet Briar College in Virginia. She married Frederick Danner in 1935. They moved to Litchfield in the early 1970s. Helen Danner's papers...
Dates: Created: 1832-1991; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2002
Scope and Contents The Deming, Perkins, and Quincy Families Papers document members of several prominent families who lived in the town of Litchfield, Conn. In the late eighteenth century, the patriarchs of each family earned wealth through their activities as merchants, traders, and investors, enabling them and many of the members of the next generations to live lives free from financial concern, if not outright luxury. The papers consist largely of correspondence, and also include collections of financial and...
Dates: Created: 1762-1950; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1921
Scope and Contents The Alvin Dickinson account book (1973-68-0) was maintained from 1851 through 1862. Mr. Dickinson was a farmer in Goshen, Connecticut, and his account book records monetary transactions made by him as well as cash transactions received by him from other individuals. Alvin Dickinson was married to Sarah Dickinson, and the couple had two daughters and two sons. The item is housed in 3B Box 21.
Dates: Created: 1851-1862; Other: Date acquired: 12/09/1972
Scope and Contents The Edwin P. Dickinson account book (1973-67-0) was maintained from 1843 through 1864. Edwin P. Dickinson was a lifelong farmer in Connecticut. His account book records monetary transactions made by him, as well as cash transactions he received from other individuals. Born in January of 1821, Mr. Dickinson was married to Harriet Dickinson and the couple resided in Litchfield, Connecticut. The couple had two sons, and Mr. Dickinson spent his life farming in the area. The item is housed in 3B...
Dates: Created: 1843-1864; Other: Date acquired: 12/08/1972
Scope and Contents Daybook of Samuel M. Ensign (2013-136-0) of South Farms (now Morris) section of Litchfield. It covers a store selling dry goods, groceries,and liquor from 1833-1834. Currently housed in 3B Box 30.
Dates: Created: 1833-1834; Other: Date acquired: 02/11/2015
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.
Dates: Created: 1784-1845; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/1973
Scope and Contents Account book of Sherman Frisbie (1973-70-0) of Milton, Connecticut. Includes grocery accounts, smoking hams, work for Milton Congregational Church, and others. Currently housed in 3B Box 29.
Dates: Created: 1823-1860; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/1973