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Litchfield (Conn.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Nan F. Heminway papers

2004-25-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-25-0
Scope and Contents The personal papers of Nan Ferguson Heminway (1920-2006), whose professional career spanned 50 years. She took up permanent residence in 1971 in Litchfield and decorated many historic homes. She was extensively involved with historic preservation, the Garden Club, and the Litchfield Historical Society. The papers consist of files related to Hemingway's decorating projects and professional activities and include notes, correspondence, minutes, reports, wallpaper samples, carpet samples,...
Dates: Created: 1953-2003; Other: Date acquired: 05/10/2000

Elizabeth Cone Kilbourne scrapbook

1996-24-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-24-0
Scope and Contents Scrapbook labeled "Mrs. Elizabeth Kilbourn" on the cover containing news clippings chiefly concerning her husband Payne Kenyon Kilbourne and numerous members of the Kilbourn family. Some of the clippings are Payne's articles and poetry. Hand-written poems by Payne are loose in the scrapbook, as are family photographs, their daughter Julia's writing book, drawings, engravings, correspondence, and advertising cards and other ephemera. There is also a draft of articles and a list of members...
Dates: Created: circa 1840s-1894; Other: Date acquired: 11/07/1996

Kirby family collection

00-2010-193-0

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2010-193-0
Scope and Contents

A newspaper obituary of Col. Edmund Kirby (1794-1849), who enlisted in the army at the age of 18 and fought in the War of 1812, the Black Hawk, Creek and Seminole Wars and the Mexican War. He was chief of the Pay Department during the Mexican War and died as a result of deteriorating health during the war. A manuscript, "A chronicle of the Marvin-Kirby house from an address read by Miss Wells at Litchfield, Conn., 21 Aug 1879."

Dates: Created: 1849-1879

Litchfield Historical Society photograph collection

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 Collection
Identifier:  ##ciz
Scope and Contents

The Litchfield photograph collection contains photographs of the built environment; landscapes; events; portraits and group photographs; and oversized photographs. This finding aid is a work in progress. The buildings and landscapes series contains photographs of Litchfield, including Bantam, Milton, and Northfield. Digital images are not yet available.

Dates: 1840-2000

Litchfield miscellaneous deeds

00-2009-22-0

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2009-22-0
Scope and Contents

24 deeds related to land and buildings in Litchfield, Conn., 1889-1926.

Dates: Created: 1889-1926

Litchfield War Records Committee records

2011-15-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-15-0
Scope and Contents The Litchfield War Records Committee records (2011-15-0, 1.88 linear feet) document men and women who served in the armed forces and auxiliary groups from Litchfield, Conn., during World War II. The papers consist of questionaires, photographs, minutes, notes, subject files, correspondence, and ephemera. The largest group of papers are returned questionnaires that list the service person's name, address, date of birth, next of kin, service dates and places, promotions, date and...
Dates: Created: 1940-1946; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

Miscellaneous bills

00-2010-149-0

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2010-149-0
Scope and Contents

Approximately 15 bills from Litchfield area merchants and businesses, 1886-1904.

Dates: Created: 1886-1904

Miscellaneous papers

2002-64-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-64-0
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to families and activities in Litchfield, including correspondence related to Camp, Smith, Hill, and other families; deeds; contracts and other legal documents relating to highway and bridge construction and maintenance; Reports of the Selectmen and Treasurer of the Town of Litchfield, 1890-1911; Road Schedules; Charter and Bylaws of the Town of Litchfield, 1862; and other papers.

Dates: Created: 1841-1956; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2002

Miscellaneous records

00-2009-24-0

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2009-24-0
Scope and Contents

Estate inventories, leases, and contracts related to business activities in Litchfield, Conn., 1895-1924.

Dates: Created: 1895-1924

Getrude Phelps O'Donnell collection

00-2002-52-0

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2002-52-0
Scope and Contents

1 photograph, Gov. Holcomb and staff at Litchfield bicentennial planting an oak tree in front of Litchfield Historical Museum, 1921

Dates: Created: 1921; Other: Date acquired: 11/08/2003