Litchfield (Conn.) -- Social life and customs
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Canoe Club of Litchfield information. Stock certificate "Capital Sock of The Canoe Club of Litchfield, Inc." One share issued to Lura M.A. Liggett, 1 June 1911. Signed by Charles C. Coit, president and Charles T. Payne, treasurer.
J. Howard Catlin diaries
The J. Howard Catlin diaries (2011-30-0) consist of six pocket diaries kept by J. Howard Caltin in 1867, 1868, 1873, 1874, 1880, and 1892. Catlin's entries are brief and generally chronicle his daily activities. He regularly notes the weather, and in several of the diaries keeps a cash account of his personal spending. The six diaries are currently housed together in 3A Box 1a. Also housed in this location is an enlarged photocopy of the 1868 diary.
Stephanie Whitney Cunningham manuscript
Stephanie Whitney Cunningham manuscript (2011-29-0) is an unfinished manuscript draft of "From Bride to Great-Grandmother in Litchfield" by Stephanie Whitney Cunningham. Written in a small spiral bound notebook, the manuscript gives insight into the author's life in Litchfield, as well as the social scene, families, buildings, etc. that were present in the community in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. There is a typewritten transcript of the manuscript.
Maria Tallmadge Cushman home remedies notebook
Mrs. E.S. Downes album
The Mrs. E.S. Downes album (1923-32-0) is a collection of pressed algae that was given from Mrs. E.S. Downes to Mrs. H.W. Buel (Catharine Laidlaw Buel) on October 5, 1874. The album contains eight samples of pressed algae in various colors and is titled "American Algae or, Flowers of the Sea."