Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The papers of the Guion family of Litchfield. Brothers Hobart Guion (1869-1950) and George Guion (1870-1962) married sisters Harriet Cutler McAllister (1880-1977) and Amelia Hamilton McAllister (1877-1962), respectively. The McAllister sisters were the nieces of New York social arbiter Samuel Ward McAllister, who coined the term "the 400" to describe, in his opinion, the elite New York society members who mattered. Items include photographs of family members and subjects in and around...
Dates: Created: circa 1870-1977; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/2006
Scope and Contents The Litchfield Dramatic Club scrapbook (2011-84-0) contains items related to the Litchfield Dramatic Club for the years 1899-1901. The majority of the volume is comprised of newspaper clippings about the Dramatic Club, as well programs for productions produced by the club. Some plays represented in the scrapbook are "Mr. Bob", "Second Thoughts" and "A Cup of Tea". The item is currently housed in 3B Box 60.
Dates: Created: 1899-1901; Other: Date acquired: 08/06/2011
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents Laura Hunt Ramsey performed in Litchfield Summer Theatre productions during the 1952 season. Among the cast was Calvert DeForest, who became nationally known in the 1980s through his appearances as Larry (Bud) Melman on Late Night with David Letterman. The collection consists of news clippings, theater programs, post cards, and photographs relating to the Summer Theatre and Litchfield. There is also a drawing by Leonard Altobell of himself.
Dates: Created: 1952; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1999