Sarah M. Hopkins Kilbourn diary, 1888
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Brief Description:

The Sarah M. Hopkins Kilbourn diary (1971-58-1) chronicles the daily life of Sarah Kilbourn for a portion of the year 1888. Her brief entries mainly recount her personal activities for the day, the weather, and sometimes the activities of her husband Dwight C. Kilbourn. Of particular interest are her entries from March 11 - March 15 during the Connecticut blizzard of 1888. Entries in the diary end on the date March 21.

Item is currently house in 3A Box 24.

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]
Record Series Number: 00/1971-58-1
Created by: Kilbourn, Sarah M. Hopkins (b.1842)
Volume: 0.0
Acquired: 07/22/1971.
Access Restrictions: The collections is open for research.
Subject Index
Blizzards - Connecticut
Litchfield (Conn.) - Social life and customs
Genres/Forms of Material
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: Mrs. Gordon M. Hopkins  Gift
Related Materials:

Dwight C. Kilbourn collection, 1801-1920


Dwight C. Kilbourn letter, 1910 Aug 15

PreferredCitation: Sarah M. Hopkins Kilbourn diary (1971-58-1), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759