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Richard Southall Grant Photographs

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Photographs of Litchfield, Conn.

Photographs of Washington, Conn.

Photographs of landscapes



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Richard Southall Grant Photographs, 1927 | Litchfield Historical Society

By Marcia Furman

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Collection Overview

Title: Richard Southall Grant Photographs, 1927Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Primary Creator: Grant, Richard Southall (1894-1954)

Extent: 34.0 Items. More info below.

Arrangement: This collection is arranged in three series: Photographs Litchfield, Photographs of Washington, and a numbered series of landscapes.

Date Acquired: 01/01/1971

Subjects: Litchfield (Conn.), Photographers, Washington (Conn.)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection includes photographs taken by Richard Southall Grant for Mr. & Mrs. Irving Holley of Torrington. Mr. Grant was a relation of Mr. or Mrs. Holley.

Biographical Note

Richard Southall Grant was a photographer who worked for R. I. Nesmith & Associates located in NYC.

Subject/Index Terms

Litchfield (Conn.)
Photographers
Washington (Conn.)

Administrative Information

Repository: Litchfield Historical Society

Alternate Extent Statement: One box

Acquisition Source: Mrs. William Doremus

Related Materials: Litchfield Historical Society Photograph Collection For more information please see http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org/archon/?p=collections/controlcard&id=1049.

Preferred Citation: Richard Southall Grant Photographs, Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759


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Series 1: Photographs of Litchfield, Conn., 1927Add to your cart.
Photographs of houses in Litchfield, Conn.
Folder 1: Oliver Boardman House, 1927Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Photograph of the Oliver Boardman House, located on 168 North Street in Litchfield, Conn. (#31 on the back.)
Folder 2: Wolcott House, 1927Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Two photos of the Wolcott House on 89 South Street in Litchfield, Conn. #13 (front view) & #14 on back. Of note, a notation on #13 states "King George's lead statue was melted into bullets on this property".
Folder 3: Corner House, 1927Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A photo of the Corner House located on 10 North Street in Litchfield, Conn. Located on the corner of North and East Street. (#15 on the back.)
Folder 4: Collins House, Ye Old Curiosity Shop, Phelps Tavern, 1927Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A view of East Street showing part of the Collins House on 7 East Steet, The Curiosity Shop on 9 East Street and Phelps Tavern (on site between 9 & 15 East Street. The signage on the Phelps Tavern is easily readable showing the date 1792. Phelps Tavern was demolished in the 1930s. (#4 on back.)
Folder 5: Corner House,  Collins House, Curiosity Shop, Phelps Tavern, 1927Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
View of East Street showing the Corner House (corner of 10 North Street and East Street), Collins House on 7 East Street, Curiosity Shop on 9 East Street, Phelps Tavern (site between 9 & 15 East Street) in Litchfield, Conn. Of note, a street sign is visible pointing the way to Torrington and the Berkshires. (#3 on back.)
Folder 6: Lynde Lord House, 1927Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Two views of the Lynde Lord House located on 179 North Street  in Litchfield, Conn. #16 (front view) & #24 on back.
Folder 7: Sheldon Tavern, 1927Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Two views of the Sheldon Tavern located on 73 North Street in Litchfield, Conn. #12 (front view) & #11 on back.
Folder 8: Tallmadge House, 1927Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Photo of the Tallmadge House located on 47 North Street in Litchfield, Conn. (#10 on back.)
Folder 9: Litchfield Law School, 1927Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
One photo of the Litchfield Law Schools on the property of the Noyes Memorial building now the Litchfield Historical Society building. Currently located in its original location on 82 South Street. Of note, photo shows a sign on the building above the windows which reads "Judge Reeve Law School Building, 1784. (#9 on the back.)
Folder 10: Jail, 1927Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Photo of the Litchfield Jail located on 7 North Street in Litchfield, Conn. Of note, a notation of the back reads, "Whipping tree elm." (#5 on back.)
Folder 11: St. Michael's, 1927Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
One photo of St. Michael's Church on 23 South Street, Litchfield, Conn. (#8 on back.)
Folder 12: Deming House, 1927Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Four views of the Deming House on 50 North Street in Litchfield, Conn. Also known as "The Lindens". #27 (back view), #28 - #30 (front view), numbered on back.
Folder 13: Center School, 1927Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder contains two photos of Center  School located on 125 West Street, Litchfield, Conn. (#1 & #2 on back.)


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