Truman Guild school books, 1821-1874
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Brief Description: The Truman Guild school books collection (1975-27,28,30, 32, and 33-0) is a collection of four volumes of school books created by Truman Guild. The notebooks cover various topics such as arithmetic, poetry, Greek poetry and translations, drawings, penmanship, and many other topics. One of the volumes contains a poem that was published in the Litchfield Enquirer, and another volume contains a list of all the books that Guild had read to date. Please see the below detailed descriptions for more information on the individual items in the collection.
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
7 South Street, P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 6759
Phone: 860-567-4501
Fax: 860-567-3565
Email: archivist [at]
Record Series Number: 00/1975-97-27,28,30,  32, 33-0
Created by: Guild, Truman (1806 Apr. 19 - 1890 Mar. 21)
Volume: 5.0 Items
Acquired: 09/26/1975.

The 4 bound volumes are arranged by accession number.

Item 1: Friendship Album, 1827 (1975-97-27)

Item 2: Poetry Book, 1828-1832 (1975-97-28)

Item 3:  Miscellaneous book 1, 1835-1874 (1975-97-30)

Item 4: Miscellaneous book 2, 1821-1822 (1975-97-33)

Item 5: Journal (1824-1826)

Biographical Note for Guild, Truman (1806 Apr. 19 - 1890 Mar. 21) : Truman Guild wrote poetry for the Litchfield Enquirer. A poem in his collection of school book contains a poem published in the newspaper on February 19, 1874 entitled "Jesus Wept." Guild was a surveyor, justice of the peace, carpenter, and teacher.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Land surveying
Schools - Connecticut
Sunday School - Connecticut
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Greek,Ancient(to1453) [grc]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Acquisition Notes: Evertt H. Perkins  Gift
Related Materials: The genealogy and history of the Guild, Guile and Gile Family
PreferredCitation: Truman Guild school books (1975-97-27,28,30, and 33), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759