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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Putnam Catlin letter to Steuben Butler


Identifier: 00-2023-38-0
Abstract Letter from Putnam Catlin to his Steuben Butler explaining his family's financial situation and the difficulties he faces providing his children with education due to both tuition costs and to the loss of labor on his farm if he doesn't have them there to help. He notes that he may be able to sell land to pay for his son George Catlin to attend the Litchfield Law School for a year. He writes, "If he shall persist in the choice of law he will have to glean for himself an Education in some law...
Dates: 1815-05-03

Litchfield 2nd School District minute book


Identifier: 00-1983-08-0
Scope and Contents The Litchfield 2nd School District minute book (1983-08-0) contains meeting minutes for the years 1858 through 1879. The minutes in the volume record the activities of the annual meeting for each year. Topics such as repairing the school house and hiring a female teacher are seen early on in the book. "Register of 2nd School District Litchfield" is recorded in the front cover. It is also referred to as the Chestnut Hill School District in some of the annual meeting minutes. The item is...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1858-1879; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/1982

Litchfield 6th School District Minute Book


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-1973-72-3
Scope and Contents

The Litchfield 6th School District Minute Book (1973-72-3) was used by the 6th District School between 1799 and 1877. It contains details of propositions put to vote such as how to use money or collect money or filling positions. Currently housed in 3A Box 30.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1799-1877; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1973

Marrin Family Papers


Identifier: 2013-110-0
Scope and Contents The Marrin Family Papers 2013-110-0, primarily consist of the papers of Oswald Marrin, Jr., but there are also papers from other family members, including his parents, Jean Fyfe Marrin and Oswald Marrin, Sr.  Among the papers of Oswald Marrin, Jr. are his school papers from Center School, Spring Hill School. the Hackley School and Brown University.  There are also papers and correspondence from his years in the Marines during World War II, as well as some business records, newspaper...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1858-2001; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/2013

Pentangle Summer Workshops, 1986

 File — Box 8, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents

Brochure for workshops directed by Richard C. Cable for the summer of 1986.

Dates: 1986

Region 20 report and ephemera


Identifier: 2022-43-0
Content Description

Temporary Regional School Study Committee report; stickers; mailers; and brochures for a new regional school

Dates: 2022

Emerette Colt Strong autograph album


Identifier: 00-1972-127-1
Scope and Contents

The Emerette Colt Strong autograph album (1972-127-1) contains autographs and verses from fellow classmates at the Connecticut State Normal School in New Britain during the years 1860 and 1861. The album also contains yearly lists of Sunday School students that Mrs. Strong later taught; presumably at the Congregational Church in Winsted, where she was a member. Item is currently housed in 3A Box 3.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1860-1912; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1972

Thompson Family Papers


 Collection — Box 1-7
Identifier: 1929-01-0
Scope and Contents The personal papers of 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...
Dates: 1786-1929; Majority of material found within 1802-1929