Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The papers of John Wadhams Buell (1821-1864), his sister, Mary Theresa Buell (1814-1900), and other family members. There is documentation of his involvement in several mining ventures, including the Connecticut Mining Company, and deeds to property owned by his ancestors.John Buell and Mary Buell were among the children of Capt. Samuel Buell (1783-1863) and Anne Wadhams (1777-1865) of Litchfield and cousins of Dr. Henry Wadhams Buel and Mary Jane Buel Brace, children of Dr. Samuel...
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1950
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents Two bills, one from the Echo Farm Co., 1899, and C. W. Hinsdale, 1902; a Connecticut State Board of Education letter regarding unsatisfactory school attendance of two children, 1903; and a corset advertisement imprinted with W. J. Bissell, Litchfield, Conn., undated.
Dates: Created: 1899-1903; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1984
Scope and Contents The Catholic Women's Benevolent Legion (CWBL) was a fraternal and insurance society founded in 1895. The Emma Deming Council No. 265 was founded in Litchfield in 1907. Membership was limited to Catholic women ages 17 to 50. The records document the activities of the Deming Council; some relate to the dealings between the main office in New York and the local council. Membership applications, lists, and investigating committee report and notices of members provide personal details about members....
Dates: Created: 1907-1913; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2000
Scope and Contents The Silas Cheney family papers consist of documents primarily related to Silas Cheney (1821-1874), a Litchfield, Conn., broker and also several members of his immediate family, including his brother Edward Porter Cheney (1815-1904); his sisters Mary Young Cheney Greeley (1811-1872), wife of Horace Greeley, and Charlotte M. Cheney (1812-1886); and his mother Mary Young Cheney ( -1874). The collection consists of correspondence, business and legal papers, leases, and deeds. Litchfield furniture...
Dates: Created: 1818-1883; Other: Date acquired: 04/05/1952
Scope and Contents The Connecticut Junior Republic collection documents a private, non-profit agency with headquarters in Litchfield, Conn. Established in 1904 through the bequest of Litchfield resident Mary Buel, the Republic provides residential and community-based care, treatment and education for at-risk and special needs boys and girls and their families in seven locations throughout Connecticut. The collection consists primarily of printed materials, and includes annual reports, press releases, long range...
Dates: Created: 1906-2010
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Arthur Bostwick of the St. Louis Public Library and Alain C. White regarding The Consolidated Peat and Peat Machine Co., 1922-1923, and a stock certificate of the company, 1868.
Dates: Created: 1868-1923
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 Adelaide Deming collection (1954-46-0, .21 linear feet) contains papers related to Litchfield painter Adelaide Deming (1864-1956); her brother, physician William Champion Deming (1862-1954); and other members of her family, including her sister Charlotte (1868-), cousin John W. Quincy (1868-1950), and great grandfather Julius Deming (1755-1838). The collection consists primarily of correspondence and also includes business papers, estate papers, news clippings, a writ signed by Julius...
Dates: Created: 1808-1956; Other: Date acquired: 05/04/1956
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 On April 8, 1922, Martin J. Donahue opened a clothing and shoe store called Donahue's in L. R. Denegar's former location in the Beach block on West St. In March, 1936, he became postmaster of Litchfield. He died in 1946. The records consist of customer account cards, 1922-1937.
Dates: Created: 1922-1937; Other: Date acquired: 09/08/1994