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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Needle and Bobbin Club of Litchfield records


Identifier: 1920-01-0
Scope and Contents Needle and bobbin club of Litchfield records 1920-01-0 (4 boxes). The Needle and Bobbin Club of Litchfield was started as an auxillary club branching from the original Club located in New York. Mary Perkins Quincy began the Club with permission from the New York headquarters. Members were invited and/or accepted into the club based on a profound interest and knowledge of lace and other products of the bobbin. Meetings were held often, and the club accepted many donations and gave several...
Dates: Created: 1915-1932; Other: Majority of material found in 1919-1924; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1920

Frank L. Schafley scrapbook


Identifier: 00-1974-51-0
Scope and Contents

The Frank L. Schafley scrapbook (1974-51-0) dates between 1885 and 1890. Included in the scrapbook are trade cards from businesses in Pennsylvania, religious cards, Christmas cards, and an invitation to the closing exercises at the Hill School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania on June 15, 1887. The item is currently housed in 3A Box 7.

Dates: Created: 1885-1890; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/1975



Identifier: 00-2011-61-0
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook (2011-61-0) contains newspaper clippings from 1878-1908. A variety of articles are represnted in the item including poetry and versus, household tips, local Litchfield news, and obituaries. The item is currently housed in 3A Box 16.

Dates: Created: 1878-1908; Other: Date acquired: 07/05/2013

Women's Forum records


Identifier: 2004-30-0
Scope and Contents The records of the The Women's Forum, founded in Litchfield in 1914 with seventeen members to provide an opportunity for women of the area to exchange viewpoints and talents. In 1916, classes were offered, and in 1925, outside speakers were invited. Over the years, such notables as Igor Sikorsky, Eleanor Roosevelt, Madeleine L'Engle, and Abraham Ribicoff have appeared. The records consist of correspondence, minutes, news clippings, membership lists, financial records, programs, and...
Dates: Created: 1913-2009; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/2004