Household Accounts
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Brief Description:

These Household Accounts, 2007-11-0, were kept by Elizabeth Laura Hathaway Kay of Burlington, Connecticut in 1941. She kept records of grocery, clothing, gas and oil, miscellaneous, bread, meat and sugar expensese every week, then totaled them up monthly from January through December 1941.  The records are handwritten on three-ring ruled paper.

Elizabeth Laura Hathaway Kay was born in 1909 in Massachusetts.  She married John Francis Kay (born 1900) and they had at least two children, John (1929-2012) and Lorrane T.

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: 00/2007-11-0
Volume: 1.0 Folders
Acquired: 02/27/2007.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Rights/Use Restrictions: Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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: Kathryn Lane  Gift
PreferredCitation: Household Accounts (2007-11-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759.