Edgar B. Van Winkle collection, circa 1830s, 1903-1915
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Brief Description: The Edgar B. Van Winkle collection consists of research files, correspondence, and a speech. Van Winkle and his wife Mary Speiden Van Winkle had an interest in the family of Litchfield doctor Daniel Sheldon and the papers include correspondence, research, and a speech about him and members of his family. The collection has memorials written by Van Winkle to George S. Greene, John Croes, and John Mitchell, members of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S. A., and  speeches Van Winkle gave before the Military Order and Union College in 1915. The collection also contains four rewards of merit given to Van Winkle's mother Hannah Beach Van Winkle and one given to David Grant, all circa 1830s, and a card with "Caledonian Quadrilles" of the Utica Lancer Club, undated.
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: Van Winkle, Edgar B.
Volume: 0.21 Linear Feet
Acquired: 10/06/2010. This collection consists of individual items donated by Edgar B. Van Winkle, Edgar B. Van Winkle Jr., William Mitchell Van Winkle, and unknown donors.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Sheldon, Daniel, 1750-1840
Sheldon family
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
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Rights/Use Restrictions: Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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:   Gift; found in collection
PreferredCitation: Edgar B. Van Winkle collection (2010-364-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759