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Litchfield (Conn.) -- Social life and customs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Estella Hewitt diaries


Identifier: 2021-28-0

Seven diaries kept by Estella Hewitt from 1946-1973 documenting daily activities including cooking, cleaning, baking, social activities, playing organ at churches, and working at the Gilbert and Oliver Wolcott libraries. While the other volumes document daily life in Litchfield, the 1962 diary is a trip diary detailing a trip to England, France, Italy Holland, Switzerland, Germany and Belgium.

Dates: 1946-1973

Island Company, 1886-1896

 File — Box 3, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents

Island Company miscellaneous information. Island Company organized 1874. President Frederick Deming. Menu for annual dinner, August 21, 1886. Held at Island House, Bantam Lake, Litchfield. Post card for annual meeting July 18, 1896. Signed by James P. Woodruff, secretary.

Dates: 1886-1896

Harriet Kilbourne diaries


Identifier: 00-1922-39-0
Scope and Contents

The Harriet Kilbourne diaries (1922-39-0) consists of two diaries handwritten by Harriet Kilbourne. The two items chronicle the daily life of Mrs. Kilbourne, and frequent topics include the weather, who came to call, and who she sent and received letters and notes from. The second volume (April 27, 1908 - October 5, 1812) contains a short list of "Monthly Bills and Checks Sent" written on the inside of the back cover. Items are currently housed in 3A Box 3.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1904-1912; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1921

Litchfield Historical Society photograph collection


Identifier:  ##ciz

The Litchfield Historical Society photograph collection is an artifical collection brought together by staff that contains photographs that primarily were part of the vertical files collection. They are arranged into three series by format: Series 1. Prints; Series 2. Daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes; and Series 3. Glass plates. The content of the prints and glass plates are categorized in this finding aid by subject; the physical objects are arranged by accession.

Dates: 1840-2000

Litchfield Lawn Club, 1882-1917

 File — Box 3, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents

Various publications of the Litchfield Lawn Club including programs for entertainments, by-laws, rules, tennis tournament.

Dates: 1882-1917

Litchfield Lawn Club, 1883-1917

 File — Box 6, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Various publications of the Litchfield Lawn Club including programs for entertainments, bylaws, rules, tennis tournament

Dates: 1883-1917

Litchfield Masque, 1920

 File — Box 6, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

Program for "Litchfield - an historic masque" by Dorothy Bull given at the Litchfield Golf Links, August 4, 1920

Dates: 1920

Loring family correspondence


Identifier: 1965-23-0
Scope and Contents The Loring Family Correspondence consists primarily of letters to and from Mary Pierce. The main correspondents are: Mary Pierce; Anna Pierce Brace, Mary's niece; Charles Greely Loring, Anna's husband; Jane Loring Gray and Susan Loring Jackson, daughters of Charles and Anna, grandnieces of Mary Pierce. The Lorings were a prominant family in Boston and in addition to news of the extended families (Cunninghams, Putnams, Jacksons, Grays, & Lowells) and friends, the letters describe life...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1812-1863; Other: Date acquired: 05/09/1966

Memorial Day, 1925 May 30

 File — Box 8, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Program [2004-20-0]

Dates: 1925 May 30

Memorial Day exercises, 1886-1924

 File — Box 8, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Programs for Litchfield Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, exercises for years, 1886, 1889, 1917-1925.

Dates: 1886-1924