Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The Clarissa Baldwin Journal (2011-68-0) is a daily journal that Clarissa Baldwin maintained for an assignment while at the Morris Academy in 1810 through 1811. The journal focuses on the day-to-day activities such as attended classes, prayer, getting to and from school, the description of the weather, &tc. There are also two comments in the journal left by her teacher Rhoda Farnham. The one that might be of most interest, because it is the most extensive, is at the end of the journal....
Dates: Created: 1810-1811; Other: Date acquired: 03/06/2011
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The James Baldwin Diary (1951-12-0) is a small diary containing a few pages of genealogical information of the Baldwin family including birth and death dates for several family members and describing how his family originally came to Litchfield. The majority of the diary is a retelling of American Revolutionary War. In part of the diary, Baldwin mentions the battle of Harlem Heights and a speech by George Washington. The diary was most likely written by James Baldwin, but the diary was most...
Dates: Created: Before 1843; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1951
Scope and Contents The journal of Phineas Baldwin (abt. 1847-1817) and Reuben Webster (1757-1833) documents the activites of two men in Litchfield, Conn. Baldwin traded in a variety of commodities and services with Litchfield residents, such as wood, veal, rice, tobacco, butter, and carting. His sections of the book run from 1784 to 1806. Another person, perhaps Reuben Webster, also used the book. In these sections, dating from 1817 through 1829, are several entries regarding Baldwin's estate, several regarding...
Dates: Created: 1784-1829; Other: Date acquired: 09/04/2011
Scope and Contents The Beach, Webster, and Dickinson families papers (1995-15-0, 4.59 linear feet) relate to three associated Litchfield, Conn., families. In 1916, Bessie Rachel Beach (1893-1976) married Leonard Dickinson (1895-1946). The parents of Bessie were Milo D. Beach (1861-1959) and Louisa Webster Beach (1862-1951). A large part of the collection consists of genealogical information culled from a variety of sources. Original materials include marriage certificates; correspondence; mortgages and deeds;...
Dates: Created: 1791-1990; Other: Date acquired: 05/12/1995
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 legal...
Dates: Created: 1767-1972; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1988
Scope and Contents The research materials related to Dr. Solyman Brown compiled by Dr. Leonard Elkins, who was working on an uncompleted biography of Dr. Brown.The papers include letters and other documents written by Dr. Brown and materials collected and/or written by members of the Brown family. There are two daguerreotypes of Elizabeth Butler Brown and Dr. Brown. Dr. Elkins's papers include his partial draft of a Solyman Brown biography, research notes, articles and news clippings, and original source...
Dates: Created: 1841-2006; Other: Date acquired: 01/05/2007
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The Dr. H.W. Buel diary (2011-49-0) is comprised of three entries from the year 1864. The entry for January 14 describes the funeral of Dr. A.M. Huxley of Goshen, Connecticut, and the entry for March 23 details a fire at the house of William F. Baldwin. The diary entries are on loose pages removed from an 1864 diary belonging to Dr. H.W. Buel.
Dates: Created: 1864; Other: Date acquired: 11/05/2012
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The William Buel Weather Diary (2011-60-0) is two sections of notebook paper that has been made into a weather diary. The entries begin in October 1789 and end in August 1792. The direction of the wind is taken almost every day during this period in the morning, afternoon, and night. Along with the chart marking these finds there are a few pages which describe the weather over the period of a month.
Dates: Created: October 1789 - August 1792; Other: Date acquired: 07/05/2013
Scope and Contents A diary written by Elisha Lewis Buell describing day-to-day events. The diary also contains lists of expenses. This is a typed transcript. The transcript can be found in the Research Files under Buell, Elisha Lewis
Dates: Created: 1839-1861; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1973
Scope and Contents The Edith E. Caldwell Papers (2011-138-0) consist of personal papers of Edith E. Caldwell and her parents William A. Caldwell and Mary R. Caldwell, as well as legal correspondence and filings pertaining to a lawsuit between Edith E. Caldwell and Joseph Peszensky. Edith E. Caldwell was born in 1885, the daughter of William A. and Mary R. Caldwell. She was raised in Litchfield and attended the Eastman National Business College in Poughkeepsie, New York around 1904. She held various jobs in...
Dates: Created: 1898-1940; Other: Majority of material found in 1925-1932; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/2010