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Litchfield (Conn.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 199 Collections and/or Records:

Connecticut Mining Company account book

00-1939-23-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-1939-23-0
Scope and Contents The Connecticut Mining Company account book (1939-23-0) contains financial records for the years 1858 through 1860. The Connecticut Mining Company was incorporated in 1854 by the state General Assembly with the purpose of exploring for iron, copper and other metals and minerals, and for mining, vending, smelting and working the same. The thiry-five page ledger contains the names of laborers who worked in the mines, as well as their daily wages. Also noted are larger amounts that individuals...
Dates: Created: 1858-1860; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/1939

Correspondence and records regarding The Consolidated Peat and Peat Machine Co.

00-2010-80-0

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2010-80-0
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Arthur Bostwick of the St. Louis Public Library and Alain C. White regarding The Consolidated Peat and Peat Machine Co., 1922-1923, and a stock certificate of the company, 1868.

Dates: Created: 1868-1923

Robert Cooley collection

2004-07-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-07-0
Scope and Contents Collection of materials purchased by Robert Cooley relating generally to Litchfield and the surrounding area. The collection includes individual 18th and 19th century letters and documents; deeds and other legal papers related to Capt. Miles Beach, 1766-1800s; photographs, including cabinet cards, cartes-de-viste, ambrotypes, daguerreotypes, tintypes loose, in cases, and/or in albums; materials related to the Coley, Tice, and Lewis family lineages and genealogy; and 19th and 20th century...
Dates: Created: 1766-1999; Other: Majority of material found in 1766-1999; Other: Date acquired: 08/04/1992

Richard Henry Dana papers

1997-16-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-16-0
Scope and Contents The Richard Henry Dana papers relate primarily to the renovation that Dana designed and supervised in 1925 and 1926 of Ludlow Bull's house at 114 North Street, Litchfield, Conn. The papers also include materials regarding design work for Bull's New York City apartment. The collection includes correspondence, drawings, specifications, orders, wallpaper samples, photographs, and other documents. The correspondence primarily consists of Dana's carbon copies to Bull and vendors regarding design...
Dates: Created: 1925-1931; Other: Date acquired: 02/07/1998

Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter records

2011-18-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-18-0
Scope and Contents The Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter (Litchfield, Conn.) records (2011-18-0, .42 linear feet) consist of research reports regarding lists of American Revolutionary War soldiers from Litchfield and surrounding towns; surveys of churches in Litchfield and Morris; grave records; and a 1779 pay abstract relating to the 13th Regiment Connecticut Militia. Many of the records were created by D.A.R. chapters in surrounding areas and presented to the Litchfield...
Dates: Created: 1905-1936; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

Charlotte Deming papers

2011-17-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-17-0
Scope and Contents The Charlotte Deming papers (2011-17-0, ,42 linear feet) consist of programs related to her performances in Litchfield, New York City, and Westchester, 1882-1924. Deming played violin with a number of groups and venues. The papers consist mostly of programs, and also news clippings, publications and ephemera related to music business and concerts, items related to the Women's String Orchestra Society of New York and the Musicians Club of New York, and an 1898 receipt for a grand piano...
Dates: Created: 1882-1924; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

Deming, Perkins, and Quincy families papers

1950-01-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1950-01-0
Scope and Contents The Deming, Perkins, and Quincy Families Papers document members of several prominent families who lived in the town of Litchfield, Conn. In the late eighteenth century, the patriarchs of each family earned wealth through their activities as merchants, traders, and investors, enabling them and many of the members of the next generations to live lives free from financial concern, if not outright luxury. The papers consist largely of correspondence, and also include collections of financial...
Dates: Created: 1762-1950; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1921

Donahue's Clothing Store customer account cards

1993-22-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-22-0
Scope and Contents

On April 8, 1922, Martin J. Donahue opened a clothing and shoe store called Donahue's in L. R. Denegar's former location in the Beach block on West St. In March, 1936, he became postmaster of Litchfield. He died in 1946. The records consist of customer account cards, 1922-1937.

Dates: Created: 1922-1937; Other: Date acquired: 09/08/1994

Robert Doyle collection

2003-48-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-48-0
Scope and Contents The Robert Doyle collection contains papers regarding Crutch & MacDonald, a Litchfield, Conn., drug store; other Litchfield businesses; and activities of the Borough of Litchfield government. The papers include druggists catalogues and literature, late 1800s; a letter written by Robert Doyle regarding the sale of Crutch & MacDonald, 1994; bills and receipts, early twentieth century; documents relating to the sale and lease of Crutch & MacDonald and its antecedent iterations,...
Dates: Created: 1870-1994; Other: Date acquired: 02/07/2005

Clarence H. Elliott collection

1979-16-1

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-16-1
Scope and Contents The Clarence H. Elliott collection documents Elliott's association with Litchfield High School from 1916 through 1927 as teacher, assistant principal, principal, and athletic coach. There are also items which relate to Litchfield in general and Antrim, N.H., where Elliott lived for a time prior to coming to Litchfield. The collection consists of photographs, scrapbooks, ephemera, and news clippings. Many of the items are photographs are of the Litchfield High School girls and boys athletic...
Dates: Created: 1915-1932; Other: Date acquired: 10/05/1980