Robert Cooley collection, 1766-1999
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Brief Description:

Collection of materials purchased by Robert Cooley relating generally to Litchfield and the surrounding area. The collection includes individual 18th and 19th century letters and documents; deeds and other legal papers related to Capt. Miles Beach, 1766-1800s; photographs, including cabinet cards, cartes-de-viste, ambrotypes, daguerreotypes, tintypes loose, in cases, and/or in albums; materials related to the Coley, Tice, and Lewis family lineages and genealogy; and 19th and 20th century publications and ephemera, including newspapers, magazines, journals, pamphlets and other printed items.

The collection is partially inventoried.

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] litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org
Created by: Cooley, Robert
Volume: 3.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 04/20/1991. Robert Cooley donated materials in 1991, 1993 and other times thereafter.
Arrangement: The collection is unarranged.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Beach, Miles
Coley family
Land titles--Connecticut
Lewis family
Litchfield (Conn.)
Slavery
Tice family
Genres/Forms of Material
Correspondence
Deeds
Ephemera
Legal documents
Photographs
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Copyright is retained by the creator(s) of this collection for materials they have authored or otherwise produced. 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: Robert Cooley  Gift
PreferredCitation: Robert Cooley collection (2004-07-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759