Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The papers (1703-1906) of the Stoddard family of Litchfield, Conn., including correspondence, deeds, documents related to estates, legal documents, financial records, and other items. John Stoddard (1674/5-1727/8) of Wethersfield, Conn., was one of the original proprietors of Litchfield. He married Sarah Camp. Their children were Lydia, Moses, Sarah, Jerusha, Mary, John, Abigail, James, Josiah, and Prudence. Moses Stoddard (1700/1-1777) married Ruth Goodwin. Their children were Hannah, Jerusha,...
Dates: Created: 1703-1906; Other: Majority of material found in 1703-1851; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1997
Scope and Contents The Benjamin Tallmadge Collection documents the personal life and professional career of Colonel Benjamin Tallmadge through his correspondence as well as his legal, financial, and personal papers. An army officer, chief intelligence officer, and organizer of the Culper spy ring during the Revolutionary War, Tallmadge became a businessman and U.S. Representative from Connecticut in Congress after the war.The collection contains Tallmadge's duplicate original letters to George...
Dates: Created: 1777-1864; Other: Majority of material found in 1778-1833; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1933
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents A receipt to Moses Wheler, Jr. [Wheeler] on the account of Richard Mansfield, dated New Haven from Julius Hotchkiss & Co., signed Russell Hotchkiss for 1065 feet of oak board.
Dates: Created: 1801 Feb 4; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2005
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The papers of the Whittlesey family, primarily relating to the activities of David Whittlesey (1750-1825), his son David Chester Whittlesey (1803-1880), both of New Preston, (part of Washington), Conn., and David Chester Whittlesey's son John Eliphalet Whittlesey (1830-1910), who served in the Civil War and then settled in Houston, Tex. Also included are papers related to the Hazen, Mitchell, and Titus families of Washington, late 1700s-early 1800s. The collection includes correspondence,...
Dates: Created: 1775-1912; Other: Date acquired: 07/07/2002
Scope and Contents The records of the Wolcott and Litchfield Circulating Library (2010-252-0) include receipts dated Dec. 8, 1862, Jun. 22, 1863, and Aug. 10, 1863, for books and binding purchased by the Wolcott Library in Litchfield, Conn.; a 1874 catalogue of the Litchfield Circulating Library; accounts, annual reports, catalogues, and a history of the Wolcott and Litchfield Circulating Library. The Wolcott and Litchfield Circulating Library was formed in 1901 by the consolidation of the Wolcott Library,...
Dates: Created: 1862-1964; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/1909
Scope and Contents The Woodruff Collection primarily documents the personal life and professional career of George Catlin Woodruff, who not only practiced law for several decades in Litchfield but also served as Litchfield's postmaster and held elected positions both locally and in the United States Congress. His law career is extensively represented in his business correspondence with clients concerning suits in progress and with other law professionals; his law school notebooks; and his own notes...
Dates: Created: 1779-1966; Other: Majority of material found in 1815-1919; Other: Date acquired: 11/03/1954
Scope and Contents The John Wright Collection (1715-1853) [1982-22-0] consists of papers related to the Bostwick, Buck, Canfield, Ferriss, Hine, McEuen, Northrop, Taylor, and Treadwell families; lawyer Partridge Thacher; and others living in New Milford, Conn. It also includes papers related to New Preston Society. Included in the papers is correspondence; deeds; notes, orders, receipts and other business records; leases; subscription lists; account books, and other documents. The collection is arranged in 14...
Dates: Created: 1715-1892; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1982
Scope and Contents The papers of Samuel Wright (1789-1875) of Litchfield, Conn., including correspondence, deeds, financial records, legal documents, records related to the militia, and tax collection documents. Samuel Wright was the son of Jonathan Wright (1745/46-1836) and his third wife, Thankful Landon (1757?-1831), who was the widow of Benjamin Gibbs. Jonathan's first wife was Leah Bissell (1747?-1782). Many of the deeds in the papers relate to land transactions involving his wives' families. Samuel Wright...
Dates: Created: 1767-1877; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1953