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Donald B. Peck papers, 1828-1944 | Litchfield Historical Society

By Kathy Craughwell-Varda

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Collection Overview

Title: Donald B. Peck papers, 1828-1944Add to your cart.

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 00/00/2006. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Litchfield High School, Litchfield High School - School sports, Peck family

Forms of Material: Business records

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Donald B. Peck Papers, 2006-12-0, include correspondence, photographs, deeds, and ledgers from the Peck Family and their ancestors.  Family names associated with this collection include John Fernie Williamson, Anne Williamson, Charles D. Wheeler, David M. Wheeler, Jennie Wheeler Hutchinson, Isaac H. Hutchinson, Donald K. Peck, and Carrie (Mrs. Allen) Peck.

Charles D. Wheeler (1817-1895) was the son of Christopher Wheeler.  The Wheeler Farm was located on Hutchinson Parkway (named for Charles D. Wheeler's son-in-law, Isaac H. Hutchinson).  Charles Wheeler was a farmer and politician.  he married Mary Elizabeth Guild (1821-1910) and they had one daughter, Jennie (1848-1933). She married Isacc H. Hutchinson (1844-1924) and they had a daughter, Carrie, who married Allen G. Peck.  Donald K. Peck was the son of Carrie and Allen G. Peck.

Series 1, 3 Item 1, 4, 5, 6, 7 Subseries 5-8, 8-10 are stored in Document Box.

Series 2, 3 Item 2, 7 Subseries 1-4, 11 are stored in an oversize box with the collection.

Series 7, Subseries 4, Items 1-16 are stored is a separate box with the collecton.

Subject/Index Terms

Litchfield High School
Litchfield High School - School sports
Peck family

Administrative Information

Repository: Litchfield Historical Society

Accruals: 2011-146-0 is an accrual to this collection.

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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 Source: Donald B. Peck

Acquisition Method: Gift.

Preferred Citation: Donald B. Peck Papers, (2006-12-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759.

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Correspondence, 1885-1886],
[Series 2: Deeds, 1867-1891],
[Series 3: Ledgers],
[Series 4: Receipts, 1880-85],
[Series 5: Commencement Programs, 1921-44],
[Series 6: Speech],
[Series 7: Photographs, 1850-1926],
[Series 8: Day Books & Accounting Balances, 1844-1875],
[Series 9: Notecard],
[Series 10: Diary/Day Book, 1886-1906],
[Series 11: Scrapbook],

Series 7: Photographs, 1850-1926Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Boys Basketball Team, 1923-1926Add to your cart.
Five photographs of the Litchfield High School bous basketball team.
Sub-Series 2: Boys Baseball Team, 1924Add to your cart.
Litchfield High School Boys Baseball Team.
Sub-Series 3: Girls Basketball Team, 1923-1925Add to your cart.
Three copies of Litchfield High School girls basketball team.
Sub-Series 4: Daguereotypes, 1850-1860Add to your cart.
Item 1: Therea GriswoldAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Ann GilbertAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Jarvis Griswold, 1860Add to your cart.
Item 4: Connelie Griswold CoeAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Benjamn Birge and wfe Marthey Griswold Birg., 1850sAdd to your cart.
Taken when they got married. Large format, no cover.
Item 6: Unknown Girl, 1850sAdd to your cart.
Litle girl in chair, next to a table and holding a bouquet of flowers.
Item 7: Unknown Man, 1850sAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Mary BartonAdd to your cart.
Tin Type in daguerreotype case.
Item 9: Mourning Photograph of Elderly Woman, 1850sAdd to your cart.
Item 10: Unknown girls, 1850-60Add to your cart.
Two young girls in matching dresses, wearing necklaces and one is holding a fan.
Item 11: Unknown Woman, 1850sAdd to your cart.
Woman is seated wearing a heavy winter coat and a bonnet with floral trimming around the face.
Item 12: Unknown man.Add to your cart.
Unruly hair.
Item 13: Maria Addis, 1850sAdd to your cart.
Identification according to slip of paper in case.  Maria Addis (1839-1910). Also states that she was the fiance of David Wheeler (1828-1879).
Item 14: Isaac H. HutchinsonAdd to your cart.
Isaac H. Hutchinson (1844-1924) as a young man.
Item 15: Unknown manAdd to your cart.
Item 16: Unknown manAdd to your cart.
Scowling man.
Sub-Series 5: Views of Litchfield and Vicinity, 1888, 1891Add to your cart.
North Street, Blizzard of 1888; WEt Street, Phelps' Block, and Second Court House; Island House; Fire Department Building; Congregational Church & Sedgewck House; First Court House & Mansion Housel I. H. Hutchinson Place; West Hill, Lake View Hotel (later Hawk Hurst Hotel); Stores West of Court House; Third Court House.
Sub-Series 6: Litchfield School Photos, 1910-1925Add to your cart.
Grades 7 & 8, Teacher, Mrs. Sturtevant; Litchfield High School Boys Basketball State Champs 1924-25; Litchfield High School Class of 1925; Sir James Barrie's "Qualty Street" - Litchfield High School Senior Class Production, 1924.
Sub-Series 7: Litchfield Grange, 1913-1954Add to your cart.
Degree Team (1913-14); Grange Hall (1953).
Sub-Series 8: Photographs, Portraits, 1860-1910Add to your cart.
Includes George Crutch; Katherine W. Sanford; Leo Odell; Addie Odell; Lewis and Leo Odell; Bishop Williams; Abner Gilbert; Seymour Stevens; Maria Addis.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Correspondence, 1885-1886],
[Series 2: Deeds, 1867-1891],
[Series 3: Ledgers],
[Series 4: Receipts, 1880-85],
[Series 5: Commencement Programs, 1921-44],
[Series 6: Speech],
[Series 7: Photographs, 1850-1926],
[Series 8: Day Books & Accounting Balances, 1844-1875],
[Series 9: Notecard],
[Series 10: Diary/Day Book, 1886-1906],
[Series 11: Scrapbook],

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