Kathryna Ray dollhouse guest book, 1929-1930
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Brief Description:

Guest book regarding a large dollhouse given to 5-year-old Kathryna Hoffman Ray by her cousin, Mrs. F. Saxham E. Drury in 1929. The book contains news clippings and the signatures of a number of people who viewed the doll house, including Ethel Barrymore, John Barrymore, Noel Coward, Leslie Howard, and other theatrical personalities.

 

Kathryna was the daughter of the Rev. Dr. Randolph Ray, rector of the Church of the Transfiguration (Little Church Around the Corner) in New York City. He owned Elm Ridge in Litchfield, Conn. Kathryna was married three times, the last to Eugene Stetson.

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
Record Series Number: 00/2010-212-0
Created by: Ray family
Volume: 1.0
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Actors
Dollhouses
Ray, Randolph, 1886-1963
Stetson, Kathryna Ray
Genres/Forms of Material
Visitors' books
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Donor unknown.  Found in collection.
PreferredCitation: Kathryna Ray dollhouse guest book (2010-212-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759