Esther H. Thompson notebook, circa 1875-1895
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Brief Description:

The Esther H. Thompson notebook (2011-42-0) contains many hand copied poems, as well as verses clipped from newspapers. It was created between the years 1875 and 1895 by Esther H. Thompson of Litchfield, Connecticut. Most of the poems are not original works, but copies of poems such as "At Last" by John Greenleaf Whittier, "Catching the Colt" by Marian Douglass, and "The Beautiful Snow" by Joseph Warren Watson. Written on the inside cover of the notebook is "Esther H. Thompson Litchfield, Conn." as well as "Wilbraham, Mass." As a young woman Esther attended Wesleyan Academy in Wilbraham.

The items is currently housed in 3A Box 30.

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: 00/2011-42-0
Created by: Thompson, Esther H. (1853-1929)
Volume: 0.0
Acquired: 05/12/2011.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Composition (Language arts)
Poetry
Genres/Forms of Material
Notebooks
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Rights/Use Restrictions: Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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: Donor unknown  Found in collection
PreferredCitation: Esther H. Thompson notebook (2011-42-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759.