Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:
Ebenezer Bolles family papers
Scope and Contents The Ebenezer Bolles family papers relate to Ebenezer Bolles (1764-1826), his sons Ebenezer W. Bolles (1793-1854), Samuel Penfield Bolles (1795-1875), and Henry Bolles (1802-1849), and Samuel's wife's half-brother William Mather Clark (1805-1878). The papers consist of correspondence, deeds, legal papers, and account books. Ebenezer Bolles (1764-1826) married Abigail Penfield Bolles (1763-1844). They settled in Litchfield, where all of their children where born; as adults, most of them moved...
Dates: Created: 1789-1849; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1932
Edward J. Brady collection
Scope and Contents In the 1950s, Brady, an employee of what was then the New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad (commonly referred to as the New Haven) and is now part of Amtrak, developed an interest in the Shepaug railroad branch. He acquired original New Haven records that provide detailed documentation of the crossings, bridges, and abutting structures. Records also document original rights of way and the New Haven's unsuccessful and successful petitions to abandon the line in the 1930s and 1940s. In...
Dates: Created: 1897-2000; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2003
Edward O. Peck account books
Scope and Contents Account books (2010-92-0) recording groceries and dry goods sold from Edward O. Peck's store. Book II is a ledger, with names of accounts from 1850 to 1873; Book I is a day book covering the period Sept. 1853 to July 1854. Peck (1822-1879) formed a partnership with Benjamin S. Pendleton, a butcher, in 1849 to sell meat and groceries on West Street in Litchfield, Conn. Sometime after 1851, Pendleton left for California, where he died in 1859. Late in the 1850s, Peck became deputy sheriff in...
Dates: Created: 1850-1873; Other: Date acquired: 10/03/2011
Erastus Lyman papers
Scope and Contents The Erastus Lyman papers (1982-16-0, .21 linear feet) relate to merchant Erastus Lyman (1773-1854) of Goshen, Conn., members of the family of his wife, Abigail Starr Lyman (1778-1855), including her sister Lucretia Starr Root (1770-1858), niece Lucretia Root Brewster (1808-1875), grandnephew Ephraim Starr Brewster (1835-1864), and others. The collection consists of a bill of sale, deeds, accounts, and an inventory of the estate of Hannah Beach Starr (1745-1826), who was the mother of Lucretia...
Dates: Created: 1786-1891; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1982
Scope and Contents First National Bank of Litchfield depositor signatures (1930-31-0) is a bound volume containing records from 1816-1902. The First National Bank of Litchfield was originally the Phoenix Bank. It underwent a name change in 1860. The bulk of the volume is comprised of signatures of depositors at the bank. Also present are a small amount of newspaper clippings. The item is currently housed in 3A Box 36.
Dates: Created: 1816-1902; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1929
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents Records regarding The First National Bank of Litchfield include a statement of condition, 1958; "The First National Bank of Litchfield, 1814-1819" booklet; "Push or A. Fiver's Busy Day," leaflet distributed on the occasion of Litchfield's 250th anniversary; and an undated photograph of a display of historical aritfacts of the bank under an outdoor tent.
Dates: Created: 1939-1969; Other: Date acquired: 12/08/2011
Gillette and Bissell records
Collection — Box 1
Guion family papers
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
Hack and Eraclito collection
Scope and Contents The Hack and Eraclito collection consists of papers which relate to the former Westleigh Inn of Litchfield, Conn., owned by Joseph J. Hack, Jr., Daniel J. Hack, and Frank Eraclito. The inn was in operation from 1946 until it was sold in 1973. The collection consists of incorporation, subscriber, and stock records; menus; advertisements, ad mattes, and news clippings; photographs of building interiors, exteriors, the owners and their families, and the staff; menus; thank you notes and tributes;...
Dates: Created: 1945-1972; Other: Date acquired: 02/06/1981
John DaRoss & Sons, Inc. Records
Scope and Contents The business records of John DaRoss & Sons, Inc., 1949-1989, document the activities of an excavation and landscaping business located in Litchfield, CT. The records includes customer accounts ledgers and cash books; work sheets, which describe projects undertaken; bills and invoices; payroll annd time records; and administrative records, such as insurance, inventory, tax, and other records.The company firm took on a wide variety of jobs in the Litchfield area, including a large...