Richard Nolan papers, 1974-2007
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Brief Description: The personal papers of Richard Nolan relating to his service to St. Paul's Parish in Bantam, Conn., starting in 1974 and the activities of The Litchfield Institute, of which he was president from 1984 to 1996. The Litchfield Institute was an independent, non-profit professional association established in June 1984 for the purpose of promoting arts and sciences and of encouraging humanitarian service to civic, educational, and religious organizations, especially in Litchfield County and neighboring communities. The papers consist primarily of correspondence, photographs, church programs, and news clippings.
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]
Created by: Nolan, Richard T. (1937-)
Volume: 1.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 04/06/2007.
Arrangement: The papers are in two groupings: those that relate to St. Paul's Parish and those that relate to the Litchfield Institute. The papers are in chronological order.
Biographical Note for Nolan, Richard T. (1937-) : Richard Thomas Nolan (1937- ) was born in Waltham, Mass. He received a B.A. from Trinity College in 1960, an M.Div. from the Hartford Seminary in 1963, an M.A. from Yale University in 1967, and a Ph.D. from New York University in 1973. He was ordained deacon in 1963 and priest in 1965 in the Episcopal Church. He held various school and college teaching positions starting in 1961. He joined Mattatuck Community College in 1969, where he was a professor until 1992. In 1974, he was named part-time pastor of St. Paul's Church in Bantam, a position he held until 1988. From 1984 to 1996 he was president of the Litchfield Institute. He retired to Florida in 1994. He is an author of books on religion and philosophy.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Bantam (Conn.) - Church history
Litchfield Institute
St. Paul's Parish (Bantam, Conn.)
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. 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: Richard Nolan  Gift
Related Materials:

West Episcopal Society records, 1791-1814

Bantam Episcopal Society Records

PreferredCitation: Richard Nolan papers (2007-16-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759