Mary Brisbane Hollister scrapbook, 1840-1903
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Brief Description:

The Mary Brisbane Hollister scrapbook (1965-25-0) was complied by Mary Brisbane Hollister from 1840 - 1903. An inscription reading "Ms. M.S. Brisabne from her cousin Alex, New York 30th Oct., 1840" is in the front page, along with a hand sketch of Alex. The scrapbook mainly contains newspaper clippings from such newspapers as the Litchfield Enquirer, The Christian Union, The Congregationalist, and The Connecticut Courant. Many of the clipped articles were written by Mary Brisbane Hollister or her husband Gideon Hollister. Also in the scrapbook are hand handwritten versus, as well as pressed algae, and a Haitian monetary note.

The item is currently housed in 3A Box 5a.

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: 00/1965-25-0
Created by: Hollister, Mary Brisbane (1828-1914)
Volume: 0.0
Acquired: 00/00/1965.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Algae--Collection and preservation
Litchfield (Conn.)
Newspapers - Connecticut
Newspapers - Connecticut - Litchfield
Paper money -- Haiti
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: Donor unknown.  Gift
Related Materials:

Gideon Hollister papers, 1850-1906

PreferredCitation: Mary Brisbane Hollister scrapbook (1965-24-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759.