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Barbara Nolen Strong papers

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Working files and research

Academy book expenses and promotion

Photographs and illustrations

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Barbara Nolen Strong papers | Litchfield Historical Society

By Lee S. Cook

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Arrangement: For the most part, the original arrangement made by Barbara Nolen Strong when she donated the papers, has been maintained.

Date Acquired: 11/17/1993

Subjects: Morris, James, 1752-1820, Morris Academy (Morris, Conn.), Private schools - Connecticut - Litchfield - History

Languages: English

Abstract

The Barbara Nolen Strong papers (1993-101-0) consist of Mrs. Strong's research, notes, budget and costs, publication, and other materials related to the publication of her book, The Morris Academy: pioneer in coeducation 1790-1888, published in 1976.

Subject/Index Terms

Morris, James, 1752-1820
Morris Academy (Morris, Conn.)
Private schools - Connecticut - Litchfield - History

Administrative Information

Repository: Litchfield Historical Society

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.

Acquisition Source: Barbara Nolen Strong

Acquisition Method: Gift

Original/Copies Note: For more information please see http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org.

Related Materials:

Also in the Litchfield Historical Society archives: Morris Academy catalogue 1809; Morris Academy catalogue 1812; Clarissa Baldwin journal 1810-1811; C. Murray Keefer manuscript, 1935.

In the Aline Brothier Morris Reading Room, James Morris Library, located in Morris Community Hall, 4 North St., Morris, CT are Barbara Nolen Strong's card files for Academy students;  bibliography for her Academy book; and Research notes.

Related Publications: The Morris Academy, by Barbara Nolen Strong.

Preferred Citation: Barbara Nolen Strong papers (1993-101-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut 06759


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[Series 1: Working files and research],
[Series 2: Academy book expenses and promotion],
[Series 3: Photographs and illustrations],
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Series 1: Working files and researchAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Morris Academy bookAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Final draft with footnotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Carbon copies of chapters 1-10 with introductionAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Resume and brochureAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Book proposals and outlineAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Morris Academy book manuscriptAdd to your cart.
Rough draft and notes arranged by chapter.
Folder 1: IntroductionAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Chapter 1 - Evolution of a manAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Chapter 2 - The seeds take rootAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Chapter 3 - The ordeal of James MorrisAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Chapter 4 - The Academy on the hillAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Chapter 5 - A family institutionAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Chapter 6 - The ladies' departmentAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Chapter 7 - The spirit of missionsAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Chapter 8 - A time of changeAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Chapter 9 - Samuel Morris Ensign, PrincipalAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Chapter 10 - Who's who of Academy membersAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: AppendixAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Index and bibliographyAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Miscellaneous notes and illustrationsAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: Zephorene Stickney correspondence and researchAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: ResearchAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: NotesAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 4: ResearchAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Student list researchAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Student expenses researchAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Bibliography follow-upAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Miscellaneous research notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Personal recollections of the AcademyAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Miss Pierce's Female Academy researchAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Libraries - General researchAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Cheshire Academy researchAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Marsh, Electa journal part II, 1799 Apr 23 - Oct 21Add to your cart.
Sub-Folder 1: Marsh, Electa journal part II [photocopy]Add to your cart.
Sub-Folder 2: Marsh, Electa journal part II [typescript]Add to your cart.
Sub-Folder 3: Marsh, Electa journal part II study questionsAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Marsh, Electa letter and composition, 1801, 1805Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Baldwin, Clarissa diary, 1810-1811Add to your cart.
Sub-Folder 1: Baldwin, Clarissa diary [photocopy]Add to your cart.
Sub-Folder 2: Baldwin, Clarissa diary [typescript}Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Morris, James record book, 1810-1812Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Morris family lettersAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Farnum family lettersAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Barber, Florence Warner letters, 1973-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Grasso, Ella T., Gov. lettersAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Warren, William lettersAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: New York Community Trust correspondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Historical societies correspondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Yale Library correspondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: ASCH (Association for the Study of Connecticut History)Add to your cart.
Series 2: Academy book expenses and promotionAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: American Revolution Bicentennial Commission [ARBC]Add to your cart.
Folder 1: ARBC of Connecticut final application, 1974-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 2: ARBC of Connecticut miscellaneous fundingAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: ARBC of Connecticut book application working papersAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: ARBC of Connecticut and Morris Bicentennial Committee, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 5: ARBC expense record booksAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: ARBC final expense report, 1976 JulyAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: ARBC Academy book accountsAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: ExpensesAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Academy book expensesAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Quick Print estimatesAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Expenses for research, copying and typingAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Duplicate expensesAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: Promotion and accountsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Book promotionAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: PublicityAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Bicentennial publicityAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Special letters, promotionsAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Suggestions for reviewsAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Review copies sentAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Review copies with brochuresAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Farnum family mailingAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Academy book brochuresAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Miscellaneous bulletinsAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Academy book accounts, 1975 OctAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Morris Academy books sold/inventoryAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 4: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Morgan Photo StudioAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Miscellaneous research, letters to librariesAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Brooks, Whitney lettersAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Litchfield Historical Society notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Printing notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Academy book publicityAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Morris Academy building - Specifications and sketchesAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Morris Bicentennial seal, 1975Add to your cart.
Sketch of seal designed by Jane Galt.
Series 3: Photographs and illustrationsAdd to your cart.
The photographs are arranged in the same order as they appear in the Academy book.
Sub-Series 1: Photographic insert I: The Morris Academy: its buildings, its principals, its relicsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Notes on photographs in Insert IAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Morris Academy centennial plate designAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Academy account book 1801-1806Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Morris, James portraitAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Morris, Rhoda Farnam portraitAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Morris monuments in East Morris CemeteryAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Chase, Rev. Amos portraitAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: South Farms Second Meeting houseAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Morris, James letter to daughter Abigail Morris Whiton, 1815 Aor 4Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Morris Academy bellAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Morris Academy bronze medal, 1835Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Principal's inkwellAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Sketch of Academy under Samuel Morris Ensign (1840) and Samuel Morris Ensign portraitAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Dwight, Timothy portraitAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Society of the Cincinnati medalAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Morris Academy as a barn, with Morris house, 1889Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Photographic insert II: Facsimile pages from books the scholars usedAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Notes on photographs in Insert IIAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Pilgrim's progress, 1817Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Webster, William G. A speller and definer, 1845Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Pike's Arithmetic, 1807Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Goodrich's pictorial history of America, 1849Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Murray's exercise book, 1801Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Fox's book of martyrsAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Willard, Emma. Geography for beginners, 1826Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Memoirs of General LafayetteAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Young girl's book of healthful amusements and exercisesAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: Photographic insert III: Notable members of the AcademyAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Notes on photographs in insert IIIAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Obookiah, Henry portraitAdd to your cart.
Photograph of a portrait of Henry Oboodiah; also a photograph of the house on South Street, South Farms (now Morris) where students from Hawaii attended the First Heathen School in 1816-1817 which was then part of the Morris Academy. The School moved to Cornwall and became the Cornwall Mission School.
Folder 3: Brown, John portraitAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Pierpont, John portraitAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Marsh, Electa diary, 1805 Dec 15Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Morris Academy catalogue, 1803Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Pickett, Minerva portraitAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Farnham, William H. portraitAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Smedley, James, Dr. portraitAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Bissell, Almira Abigail portraitAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Holley, Alexander Hamilton portraitAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Coe, Lyman Wetmore portraitAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Tombstone of drowned boysAdd to your cart.
Photograph of the double tombstone in  East Morris cemetery that commemorates the 2 schoolmates- William H. Bennett and William Ensign - who drowned in Bantam Lake on December 16, 1812.
Folder 14: Morris Academy catalogue, 1812Add to your cart.
the title is: Catalogue of the instructors & members, of Morris' Academy, Litchfield, South Farms, 1812.
Folder 15: DeForest brothers, Benjamin and John portraitAdd to your cart.
Photograph of a postcard with Benjamin and John DeForest and the Library they helped build in Watertown, Conn.
Folder 16: Woodruff, Morris portraitAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Wadhams, John M. portraitAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Baldwin, Clarissa diaryAdd to your cart.
Photograph of a page from Clarissa Baldwin's diary.
Sub-Series 4: Miscellaneous photographsAdd to your cart.
Includes a typed list of photographs and captions used in the book as well as photographs not used.
Folder 1: List of photographs and captionsAdd to your cart.
Typed list of book photographs with notes by Mrs. Strong.
Folder 2: Morris, James. Address to his pupils & Catalogue of students, 1802Add to your cart.
Photograph of 2 pages: Catalogue of members of school commencing Nov. 1901; and first page of Morris' address at the closing of school [March} 1802.
Folder 3: Beecher, Edward portraitAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Pierpont, John portraitAdd to your cart.
Another image of John Pierpont was used in the book.
Folder 5: Pond, James O., Dr. portraitAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Morris Academy building sketch by Shirley W. Bari, 1959Add to your cart.
A photograph of the sketch.
Folder 7: Morris Academy historic markerAdd to your cart.
Photograph of the granite marker in Morris Memorial Park which marks the site of the Morris Academy. The marker is on the south side of East Street, across from Morris Community Hall. The remnants of a foundation to the southeast of the marker, are from the Morris Grange building, NOT the Morris Academy.
Folder 8: Strong, Barbara NolenAdd to your cart.
A photograph of Barbara Strong in the East Morris Cemetery at the gravestone of Lois Lampson, wife of Daniel Lamson who was a Morris Academy stockholder and trustee, and kept a boarding house for students.
Folder 9: Contact sheetsAdd to your cart.
Contact sheets for photographs in the East Morris cemetery and the principal's ink well.
Series 4: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
MIscellaneous files relating to the Morris Academy book.
Folder 1: Sketches for South Farms 1800-1820 mapAdd to your cart.
The title of the map is "South Farms and buildings located near the Morris Academy 1800-1820". The map was used on the endpapers of the hardcover edition of the Morris Academy book. In addition to preliminary sketches there are notes on the buildings.
Folder 2: South Farms 1800-1820 map, copiesAdd to your cart.
Printed copies of the map used on the endpapers of the hardcover edition of the Morris Academy book.
Folder 3: Strong, Barbara Nolen notesAdd to your cart.
Assorted typed notes relating to the Academy book. Also a 16 page article by Mrs. Strong -  "James Morris, Esquire, and his Academy" written in 1993.
Folder 4: Weik, Laura S. "One hundred years history of Morris, Conn." book cover and pagesAdd to your cart.
Book cover from Laura Weik's book plus 4 pages including James Morris' portrait.
Folder 5: Morris Academy student list cardsAdd to your cart.
Photocopies of  index cards with information about Academy students. These are useful in documenting the resources used in the Academy book student list.
Creators:
Strong, Barbara Nolen (1902-2002)

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