Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:
Brown and Johnson families papers
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the Brown and Johnson families and related lineages of Litchfield, Naugatuck, Torrington and elsewhere consisting of original and copied source materials. The materials comprised ten binders and include 18th and 19th century publications, such as Hutchins' Revived Almanac (1814), Old Farmer's Almanac (1835), Centennial Exposition guide (1876); correspondence; family records and cerificates; bills and receipts; news clippings; genealogical information; and photographs,...
Dates: Created: circa 1770s-2005; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/2005
Burke family papers
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
Connecticut Junior Republic collection
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
Crane family papers
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 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
Donald B. Peck papers
Scope and Contents Donald B. Peck Papers, 2006-12-0, include correspondence, photographs, deeds, and ledgers from the Peck Family and their ancestors. Family names associated with this collection include John Fernie Williamson, Anne Williamson, Charles D. Wheeler, David M. Wheeler, Jennie Wheeler Hutchinson, Isaac H. Hutchinson, Donald K. Peck, and Carrie (Mrs. Allen) Peck. Charles D. Wheeler (1817-1895) was the son of Christopher Wheeler. The Wheeler Farm was located on Hutchinson Parkway (named for Charles...
Dates: Created: 1828-1944; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2005
Dwight C. Kilbourn collection
Scope and Contents The Dwight C. Kilbourn collection (1929-18-0, .83 linear feet) consists of a wide range of Litchfield, Conn., historical materials collected by Kilbourn, some of which relate to him and other Kilbourns, particularly his distant cousin Eliada Kilbourn (1809-1883) and Eliada’s family, and many that do not. Of particular interest are research files Dwight Kilbourn assembled regarding the involvement of Litchfield men in the American Revolutionary War and the American Civil War. The collection...
Dates: Created: 1801-1920; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1929