Colvocoresses family papers, 1861-1996
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Brief Description: The papers of the Colvocoresses family, consisting of correspondence; genealogical materials; clippings; advertisements and other materials related to local businesses; memoirs of Alden P. Colvocoresses; records relating to the Connecticut Home Guard (1917) and Litchfield Light Horse (1957); speeches of Adm. George P. Colvocoresses (1916-1925); cutout letters that spell "Colvocoresses"; Christmas cards;  and news clippings, notes, photographs relating to the Champlin family; notes on Alexander C. Liggett by Harold L. Colvocoresses in Nov 2013; a bill from W.J. Bissell to George Colcocoresses for paint, glass and labor dated 30 June 1879; letters to Minnie D. Colvocoresses; 1914 Litchfield Cemetery Company letter to Mrs. George P. Colvocoresses about corner stones and Theodore E. Baldwin lot.
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: Colvocoresses, Harold L.
Volume: 1.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 08/01/1996. This collection includes the following gifts from Harold Colvocoresses: 1996-16-0, 1998-21-0, 1999-16-0, 2001-07-0, 2002-76-0, 2006-02-0, 2006-45-0; 2009-116-0; 2010-103-0; 2010-368-0; 2013-105-0; 2013-138-0; 2014-34-0; 2015-06-0; 2015-15-0; 2015-47-0; 2015-57-0; 2015-68-0; 2015-81-0.  Gift of George P. Colvocoresses in 1917 - 1917-24-0 consists of 2 Mexican currency notes.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Banks and banking
Champlin family
Colvocoresses, Alden P., 1918-
Colvocoresses, George P. (George Partridge), 1847-1932
Colvocoresses family
Litchfield (Conn.)
Litchfield Light Horse
Merchants - Connecticut - Litchfield
Genres/Forms of Material
Billheads
Correspondence
Ephemera
Financial records
Invitations
Photographs
Receipts
Speeches
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: Harold L. Colvocoresses  Gift
Other Formats: For more information please see http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org.
Related Materials: Research file - Colvocoresses.      Jones and Kilbourn families papers including Series 2: Photographs. An album inscribed "Eva F. Colvocoresses, Dec. 25, 1872"  currently housed in Aisle 3A: Box 5.          Litchfield Historical Society Photograph collection Series 2: Photographic portraits - Folders 66, 67 & 126.
Related Publications: Library collection - REFERENCE Q115.C65 - "Four years in the government exploring expedition commanded by Captain Charles Wilkes" by George M. Colvocoresses.
PreferredCitation: Colvocoresses family papers (1996-16-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759
Finding Aid Revisions: Revised in November 2015.