Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Northfield Girl Scouts records (1954-48-0) contains a variety of items dating from the years 1925-1929. The records are bound together in a black loose leaf notebook. Included are three group photographs of Oak Troop No.1 taken in 1925, 1926, and 1927. One photograph is at Bantam Lake. Also present in the records are annual reports submitted for 1925-1929. The annual reports contain descriptions of the troop's yearly activities, as well as officer and member lists, and brief descriptions of...
Dates: Created: 1925-1929; Other: Date acquired: 02/01/1955
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents A handwritten notebook with the title "The Materia Medica & Pharmacopoia of the Philadelphia Dispensary". Four different names can be deciphered including that of William Buel, a doctor in Sheffield, (Mass.) for 20 years, who moved to Litchfield in 1815-1816. The back cover also includes the name of William Williams, Sheffield.
Dates: Created: 1791-1795
Scope and Contents The Andrew Clark Pikosky Collection, 2002-35-0, includes papers and photographs from his parents, and in particular his father, Edward Pikosky. Among the items are programs from various professional and amateur theatrical productions in Litchfield and Litchfield County, photographs of Edward Pikosky and from World War I, paper from World War II, a Christmas card from Charles H. Turkington, circa 1930s; and 1 small notebook related to the Litchfield Flood Control Commission, 1956-1958. Also a...
Dates: Created: 1908-1981; Other: Date acquired: 10/10/2002
Scope and Contents The Railroad surveying notebooks (2011-76-0) consist of three notebooks kept during the surveying for a proposed railway line from Kelso, Washington to Knappton, Washington in 1890 and 1891. The notebooks do not indicate who the surveyor was, or for what railway company the survey was being completed. These may be a Camp Columbia student's class assignment. The items are currently housed in 3A Box 22.
Dates: Created: 1890-1891; Other: Date acquired: 07/06/2011
Scope and Contents The papers of Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss (1919-2006), writer, photographer, dairy farmer, philanthropist, and long-time Litchfield, Conn., resident. The majority of the papers document the foreign travels she made with her husband Hans Christoph Seherr-Thoss (1912-1992) and family members and friends to Europe, Russia, Afghanistan, Turkey, Iran, India, China, Japan, Africa, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, the Galapagos Islands, and other places. The papers also relate to her involvement in local...
Scope and Contents The papers of the Seymour family of Litchfield, Conn. Principal figures are Maj. Moses Seymour (1742-1826); two of his sons, Ozias Seymour (1776-1851), and Epaphroditus Seymour (1783-1854); and Ozias Seymour's son, Origen Storrs Seymour (1804-1881). A number of other members of the Seymour family and its relatives, in particular, members of the Storrs family of Mansfield, Conn., and Woodruff family of Litchfield, are also represented. The papers include correspondence, business records, deeds...
Dates: Created: 1777-1923; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948
Scope and Contents The papers of the Starr family of Litchfield, Conn., primarily centering on Henry Starr (1785-1817) and his parents, Daniel (1759-1809) and Rachel Buell Starr (1761-1813), which include correspondence, a notebook, financial records, and documents related to the estates of Daniel and Rachel Buell Starr. Both father and son were tailors. There is a large group of military records created during the War of 1812 when Henry Starr was a lieutenant serving as paymaster in 37th Regiment U.S. Infantry...
Dates: Created: 1806-1816; Other: Date acquired: 09/04/2010
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The Esther H. Thompson notebook (2011-42-0) contains many hand copied poems, as well as verses clipped from newspapers. It was created between the years 1875 and 1895 by Esther H. Thompson of Litchfield, Connecticut. Most of the poems are not original works, but copies of poems such as "At Last" by John Greenleaf Whittier, "Catching the Colt" by Marian Douglass, and "The Beautiful Snow" by Joseph Warren Watson. Written on the inside cover of the notebook is "Esther H. Thompson Litchfield,...
Dates: Created: circa 1875-1895; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/2011
Collection — Box 1-7
Scope and Contents The personal papersof the Thompson family (1929-01-0, 3 linear feet) consists of correspondence, notes, personal manuscripts and newspaper publications of various writings of Esther H. Thompson on various topics pertaining to the history of Litchfield, including her childhood recollections of troops mustering for the Civil War on the town green. Also included is information on botany and other topics relating to the Village Improvement Society. Additionally, the collection contains personal and...
Dates: 1786-1929; Majority of material found within 1802-1929