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Litchfield (Conn.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 199 Collections and/or Records:

Beckwith family papers

1988-01-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-01-0
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

Beebe family papers

1918-19-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1918-19-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Beebe family of Litchfield, Conn., centering on Bezaleel Beebe, his father, and his descendents. The papers consist of correspondence, deeds, business records, military records, and other documents. The papers are arranged in three series: Series 1: Correspondence Series 2: Beebe, Bezaleel military papers Series 3: Other papers Bezaleel Beebe was born in 1741 in Litchfield, Conn., a son of Ebenezer Beebe (1716-1744) and Bethiel Osborn Beebe Peck (1722-1816). After...
Dates: Created: 1729-1913; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1918

Horatio Benton deed

00-2010-294-0

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2010-294-0
Scope and Contents

Deed to George B. Benton for land in Litchfield, Conn.

Dates: Created: 1840 Sep 10; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/2012

Nancy Beveridge collection

00-2001-11-0

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2001-11-0
Scope and Contents

Promotional desk calendar distributed in December by Ernest G. Fritz, jeweler, Litchfield, Conn. 1962.

Dates: Created: 1962; Other: Date acquired: 10/06/2002

Birge family record

00-2010-152-0

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2010-152-0
Scope and Contents

Record of the marriage of James Birge and Sally Palmer Birge in 1780 and the birth of their children in the 1780s and 1790s.

Dates: Created: circa 1810s

James Birge deed

00-2010-296-0

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2010-296-0
Scope and Contents

Deed to William F. Baldwin for land in Litchfield, Conn.

Dates: Created: 1847 Apr 3; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/2012

Bishop family collection

2011-14-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-14-0
Scope and Contents The Bishop family collection (2011-14-0, .42 linear feet) documents the families of Charles B. Bishop (1832-1913) and Jane Farnsworth Bishop (1829-1892) of Litchfield, Conn. A number of individuals are represented in the collection, including Charles, his father Charles Bishop (1791-1871), his grandfather John Bishop (1756-1848); Charles’s brothers James Ensign Bishop (1828-1903) and Theophilus Fenn Bishop (1820-1846); Theophilus’s wife Susan Amelia Pratt Bishop (1818-1848); several of...
Dates: Created: 1825-1918; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

Almira A. Bissell notebook

00-2011-73-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-2011-73-0
Scope and Contents The Almira A. Bissell notebook (2011-73-0) is an undated paperbound notebook. The notebook, kept by Almira A. Bissell (Mrs. Francis Bissell), has "Composition Book" printed on the front cover. The volume contains an alphabetical list of Revolutionary soldiers who enlisted from the town of Litchfield. Mrs. Bissell also includes brief war records, and genealogy when possible. Some notes are inserted on loose paper into the notebook. Almira A. Piper Bissell was the wife of Francis Bissell of...
Dates: Created: n.d.; Other: Date acquired: 04/06/2011

Bissell family collection

1949-24-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1949-24-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Bissell and Bissell-Baldwin families, including family members, friends, and business associates. The collection consists of correspondence, business records, account books, and other records. Isaac Bissell (1682-1744) moved to Litchfield in 1723, where he owned a 60th share, approximately 700 acres. He was the father of ten children, including Benjamin (1717-1747) and Zebulon (1724-1777). The Bissells were farmers, although there is little material in the Society's...
Dates: Created: 1760-1926; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1949

Samantha J. Bissell cemetery deeds

00-2010-153-0

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2010-153-0
Scope and Contents

Deeds from the Litchfield Cemetery Company to Samantha J. Bissell for a plot, Aug. 24, 1914, and Sep. 18, 1915.

Dates: Created: 1914-1915