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Poems

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Revolutionary Pensioners [poem]

00-2009-150-0

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2009-150-0
Scope and Contents

An anonymous poem written in Litchfield, July 1820, extolling the heroism and sacrifices of Revolutiary War veterans and need to give them a worthy pension.

Dates: Created: 1820 Jul

Ryan Family Papers 1

1997-11-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-11-0
Scope and Contents Ryan Family Papers 1 (1915-1986), consisting of music manuscripts, lyrics and poetry, correspondence, news clippings, photographs, and a biographical documentation. Thomas Ryan (1872-1933) was born in Ireland and moved to the United States as an infant with his mother. He took up acting and singing, but embarked on a law career, studying in Torrington, Conn., and graduating from Yale Law School in 1897. In 1899, he pursued mining in Arizona, California, and Mexico. After his fortunes...
Dates: Created: 1915-1986; Other: Date acquired: 03/07/1998

Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss papers

2006-34-0

 Fonds
Identifier: 2006-34-0
Scope and Contents The papers of Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss (1919-2006), writer, photographer, dairy farmer, philanthropist, and long-time Litchfield, Conn., resident. The majority of the papers document the foreign travels she made with her husband Hans Christoph Seherr-Thoss (1912-1992) and family members and friends to Europe, Russia, Afghanistan, Turkey, Iran, India, China, Japan, Africa, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, the Galapagos Islands, and other places. The papers also relate to her involvement in...
Dates: 1920-2006

Anna Seward poems

00-2010-76-0

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2010-76-0
Scope and Contents

Two poems written by Anna Seward: "Address to the River Tweed, on Mr. Scott's Having Chosen His Habitation on Its Banks" dated Lichfield, April 17, 1805; and "The Grave of Youth", undated. These are probably from Lichfield, England

Dates: Created: 1805

Stoddard family papers

1997-34-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-34-0
Scope and Contents The papers (1703-1906) of the Stoddard family of Litchfield, Conn., including correspondence, deeds, documents related to estates, legal documents, financial records, and other items. John Stoddard (1674/5-1727/8) of Wethersfield, Conn., was one of the original proprietors of Litchfield. He married Sarah Camp. Their children were Lydia, Moses, Sarah, Jerusha, Mary, John, Abigail, James, Josiah, and Prudence. Moses Stoddard (1700/1-1777) married Ruth Goodwin. Their children were Hannah,...
Dates: Created: 1703-1906; Other: Majority of material found in 1703-1851; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1997

Willis Family papers

00-2010-140-0

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2010-140-0
Scope and Contents

A poem by Sara Payson Willis, dated Boston, March 11, 1829 that is addressed to Miss Urania Phillip Battelle in Norfolk, Conn. Also part of an undated letter from Nathaniel Parker Willis, Sara's brother, to Urania. Urania Battell and Sara Payson Willis were students at the Hartford Female Seminary in 1829.

Dates: Created: 1829 Mar 11