Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Beckwith family papers
Scope and Contents The Beckwith family papers (1988-01-0) consist of correspondence, financial records, legal documents, military records, diaries, photographs, and other records. A small group of papers predates those of the Beckwith family. At present, only materials created prior to 1840, a limited selection of post-1840 materials, and those that relate to Josiah Beckwith (1803-1871) have been processed. They are arranged in three series. Series 1, Papers (1767-1892), contains a collection of primarily...
Dates: Created: 1767-1972; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1988
Found in: Litchfield Historical Society / Beckwith family papers
Marian McKenna papers
Scope and Contents
Manuscript and galleys of "Tapping Reeve and the Litchfield Law School" by Marian McKenna, 1989.
Dates: Created: 1989; Other: Date acquired: 04/07/1991
Found in: Litchfield Historical Society / Marian McKenna papers
Lyman Beecher Stowe speech
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents
Speech delivered by Lyman Beecher Stowe at the celebration of Litchfield's bicenennial. He remarked on his ancestors and their connection to Litchfield and his appreciation of some of the memorable citizens of Litchfield, including Sarah Pierce, Charles Loring Brace, Oliver Wolcott, Benjamin Tallmadge, Tapping Reeve, James Gould, and John Pierpont.
Dates: Created: 1920 Aug 2
Thompson Family Papers
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...
Dates: 1786-1929; Majority of material found within 1802-1929
Found in: Litchfield Historical Society / Thompson Family Papers