Women - Education - Connecticut - Litchfield - History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of The Litchfield Female Academy, Litchfield, Connecticut. Early records refer to the Academy as Miss Pierce's School, Miss Pierce's Academy, and Sarah Pierce's Academy. In the collection are institutional records; correspondence, diaries, journals, school notebooks, and albums of students; papers of Sarah Pierce and the Pierce family; and correspondence of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel regarding her research for her books "Chronicles of a Pioneer School, from...
Dates: Created: 1787-1927; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1890
Scope and Contents The Pierce Family Correspondence consists primarily of letters to and from the children of John Pierce and his first wife, Mary (Paterson) Pierce, as well as of his second wife, Mary (Goodman) Pierce. The collection documents events of national importance: John Pierce, a colonel and paymaster in the Continental Army, received letters from numerous correspondents concerning military, administrative, and political news of the American Revolution. Moreover, the Pierce brothers traveled...
Dates: Created: 1775-1825; Other: Majority of material found in 1776-1825; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1978
Dates: Digitized: 1825
Found in: Litchfield Historical Society
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The Women's College Club of Litchfield County Booklets (2012-28-0) consists of two booklets, a small is titled "The year Book of The Women's College Club of Litchfield County, 1947-48." It consists of a listing of meetings and members and the names of the colleges the members attended. The other is a workbook titled, "A Graduate Course in Education." The Women’s College Club, founded in 1904, was an organization of women who meet four times a year, with an educational program featured at...
Dates: Created: 1947-1948; Other: Date acquired: 09/07/2012
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