Charles Decatur Buell papers, 1870-1955
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Brief Description:

The Charles Decatur Buell papers (2014-2-0) consist primarily of accounts and diaries kept by Charles D. Buell from 1870 to 1928. The accounts are for his grocery store in the center of Litchfield and his farm that was off Buell Road in Litchfield. He often recorded the weather as well. There are two volumes that were kept by Charles D. Buell's son,George W. Buell. Charles D. Buel died in 1928. The last account book, written in 2 different hands, is from 1929 to1955 and includes accounts for groceries, poultry and eggs, laundry, and labor. This appears to have belonged to George W. Buell and his wife Julia Andrus Buell.

Three boxes - currently housed in 3A section 2.

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]
Volume: 0.0
Acquired: 01/07/2014. July 2014 (2014-26-0) gift of Peter Buell Archer.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Agriculture - Connecticut - Litchfield
Farming - Connecticut - Litchfield
Grocery stores - Connecticut - Litchfield
Genres/Forms of Material
Account books
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Peter Buell Archer  Gift in memory of Grace (Buell) Nastusewicz and the Archer Family.
Other Formats: For more information please see
Related Materials:

Mary Eliza Rouse journal (2011-72-0) .  Mary Eliza Rouse wrote this journal to her children and granddaughter Alice Eliza Cook Buell, wife of Charles Decatur Buell.

Curently housed in 3A Box 17.

PreferredCitation: Charles Decatur Buell papers (2014-2-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut 06759.