Wolcott and Litchfield Circulating Library records, 1862-1964
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Brief Description: The records of the Wolcott and Litchfield Circulating Library (2010-252-0) include receipts dated Dec. 8, 1862, Jun. 22, 1863, and Aug. 10, 1863, for books and binding purchased by the Wolcott Library in Litchfield, Conn.; a 1874 catalogue of the Litchfield Circulating Library; accounts, annual reports, catalogues, and a history of the Wolcott and Litchfield Circulating Library. The Wolcott and Litchfield Circulating Library was formed in 1901 by the consolidation of the Wolcott Library, organized in May 1862, and the Litchfield Circulating Library organized in June 1870. The combined Libraries moved to the Noyes Memorial Building at the corner of East and South Streets in 1901. In1966, the Library moved to the Oliver Wolcott, Jr. house on South Street and changed its name to the Oliver Wolcott Library.
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
Volume: 1.0 Boxes
Acquired: 10/01/1909. Additional materials from unknown sources in 1953, and 1965; a 1874 catalogue from C. Roberg in 1954; and a 1963 inspection report of the Noyes building donated by the Oliver Wolcott Library in 1978.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Libraries - Connecticut - Litchfield
Litchfield (Conn.)
Oliver Wolcott Library
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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: George Richards  Gift
PreferredCitation: Wolcott and Litchfield Circulating Library records (2010-252-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759
Finding Aid Revisions: Additional materials found in collection and added in Jan. 2014.