Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Beach, Webster, and Dickinson families papers
Scope and Contents The Beach, Webster, and Dickinson families papers (1995-15-0, 4.59 linear feet) relate to three associated Litchfield, Conn., families. In 1916, Bessie Rachel Beach (1893-1976) married Leonard Dickinson (1895-1946). The parents of Bessie were Milo D. Beach (1861-1959) and Louisa Webster Beach (1862-1951). A large part of the collection consists of genealogical information culled from a variety of sources. Original materials include marriage certificates; correspondence; mortgages and deeds;...
Dates: Created: 1791-1990; Other: Date acquired: 05/12/1995
Jeannette Guildford manuscript
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents
Manuscript of "Twelve Months at Arethusa," by Jeannette Guildford (1914-2005). Guildford was the great-granddaughter of Charles and Lucinda Webster who purchased Arethusa Farm in 1868. Upon the death of her mother and the selling of the family farm, Guilford wrote three poems and “Twelve Months at Arethusa”, which is a book that recounts stories passed down by her family regarding life on the farm.
Dates: Created: 1994