Dairy farming -- Connecticut
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents Advertising Envelope (2012-17-0) featuring advertisements from nine local businesses in and around Litchfield, including Arethusa Farms, Litchfield Savings Bank, Towne & Aurell Excavating, Nino Casadei Plumbing & Heating, Anderson's Rug Mart, Morgan's Photo & Gift Shop, Arlo E. Ericson Agency, Meeker Electric co. Inc., Wyant & Co., Inc.
Dates: Created: undated; Other: Date acquired: 12/04/2011
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This Breeding Care for Jersey Bull (2011-45-0) advertises "Lord St. Vincent" a prize winning bull from F. Ratchford Starr's Echo Farm in Litchfield, Connecticut.
Dates: Created: c. 1880; Other: Date acquired: 01/04/2011
Collection — Box 1-7
Scope and Contents The personal papersof the Thompson family (1929-01-0, 3 linear feet) consists of correspondence, notes, personal manuscripts and newspaper publications of various writings of Esther H. Thompson on various topics pertaining to the history of Litchfield, including her childhood recollections of troops mustering for the Civil War on the town green. Also included is information on botany and other topics relating to the Village Improvement Society. Additionally, the collection contains personal and...
Dates: 1786-1929; Majority of material found within 1802-1929
Scope and Contents The Webster family papers include Arethusa Farm records, ledgers, calendars, and postcards; documentation of a 1952 transcontinental trip to Alaska; and Litchfield photos and ephemera. Most of the family papers are from the 1870s through the 1920s.In 1868, Charles Baldwin Webster (1822-1912) Charles purchased a farm in Litchfield, CT, that he and his wife Lucinda Baldwin (1830-1871) named Arethusa, which remained in the Webster family until it was sold in 1981.The collection...