Connecticut -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Curtis family papers
Call Number: MS 864
Overview: Correspondence, deeds, account books, diaries and miscellaneous papers of the Curtis family of Connecticut and allied families Adams, Hallam, Poole and Pygan. In the correspondence is a Benedict Arnold letter (1768), drafts of letters by Jonathan Trumbull (1774), and a number of letters relating to military activities during the American Revolution. The papers of Benjamin Trumbull included here contain letters from Samuel A. Peters and William Winthrop, as well as notes probably collected for...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Curtis family papers
David Daggett papers
Call Number: MS 162
Overview: Correspondence (primarily letters received) and other papers of David Daggett, Connecticut lawyer, jurist, politician, teacher, and author. The papers relate primarily to Daggett's legal and political activities and to Federalist Party politics. Important correspondents include Simeon Baldwin, Abraham Bishop, Isaac Bronson, John C. Calhoun, Henry Clay, Charles Denison, Elizur Goodrich, Gideon Granger, Roger Griswold, Rufus King, William Leffingwell, Josiah Meigs, Timothy Pickering, Benjamin...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > David Daggett papers
Charles H. S. Davis papers
Call Number: MS 1152
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and genealogical materials relating to the Davis and Harris families. The correspondence and writings reflect Davis' avocational activities as editor of Biblia, a journal of Oriental archeology, his interest in local Connecticut history, and his research into his wife's and his own family history.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Charles H. S. Davis papers
Henry Dutton family papers
Call Number: MS 2094
Overview: A collection of letters of the family of Henry Dutton (1796-1869), Yale College 1818, 38th governor of Connecticut and Yale law professor (1847-1869). The letters of his only son, Henry Melzar Dutton (1838-1862), Yale College 1857 and Yale Law 1859, written while working as a lawyer in Litchfield, Connecticut, until April 1861 and then serving as a 1st Lieutenant with Company C of the 5th Regiment of Connecticut Volunteers during the Civil War until his death on August 9, 1862, constitute the...
Dates: 1859-1890, 2018, bulk 1859-1890
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Henry Dutton family papers
Hillhouse family papers
Call Number: MS 282
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, deeds, account books, estate records, architectural drawings, legal papers, notebooks, commonplace books, letterbooks, scrapbooks, daybooks, and miscellaneous papers documenting the personal lives and professional careers of three generations of the Hillhouse family of New Haven, Connecticut and New York. Major figures represented in the papers include: James Hillhouse (1754-1832), Mary Lucas Hillhouse (1785-1871), James Abraham Hillhouse (1789-1841),...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Hillhouse family papers
Historical postcard collection
Call Number: MS 1101
Overview: An artificial collection of postcards, totaling approximately 6,000 items, transferred from the Schneelock-Bacon family, Gilman family, Beecher-Scoville family, and Pforzheimer papers, and miscellaneous additions.
James Hammond Trumbull papers
Call Number: MS 507
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notes and other papers pertaining to Connecticut and New England history and American Indians.
William Williams family papers
Call Number: MS 558
Overview: Correspondence, papers, and genealogical notes pertaining to the Williams family of Connecticut. The major figures represented in the collection are William Williams (1731-1811), Thomas Wheeler Williams (1789-1874), and William Williams (1862-1947). The collection also contains letters of four presidents.