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Andrew Clark Pikosky collection, 1908-1981 | Litchfield Historical Society

By Leith Johnson

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Collection Overview

Title: Andrew Clark Pikosky collection, 1908-1981Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Pikosky, Andrew

Extent: 3.0 Items

Date Acquired: 10/10/2002. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Litchfield Flood Control Commission, Pikosky, Edward

Forms of Material: Correspondence, Government records, Notebooks, Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Andrew Clark Pikosky Collection, 2002-35-0, includes papers and photographs from his parents, and in particular his father, Edward Pikosky.  Among the items are programs from various professional and amateur theatrical productions in Litchfield and Litchfield County, photographs of Edward Pikosky and from World War I, paper from World War II, a Christmas card from Charles H. Turkington, circa 1930s; and 1 small notebook related to the Litchfield Flood Control Commission, 1956-1958. Also a folder with correspondence regarding Andrew's involvement in the Griswold Family Association.

Andrew Clark Pikosky is the son of Edward Pikosky (1886-1970) and Marjorie Clark Pikosky (1891-1983) of Litchfield.  Edward Pikosky was a drillmaster in the US Army and while living in Litchfield durig World War I he helped form two companies, the "Litchfield Rifles" and the "Litchfield Light Horse." Neither company had a role in the armed forces.  The Pikosky family lived on Meadow Street beginning in 1937.

Collection Historical Note

Andrew Clark Pikosky is the son of Edward Pikosky (1886-1970) and Marjorie Clark Pikosky (1891-1983) of Litchfield.  Edward Pikosky was a drillmaster in the US Army and while living in Litchfield durig World War I he helped form two companies, the "Litchfield Rifles" and the "Litchfield Light Horse." Neither company had a role in the armed forces.  The Pikosky family lived on Meadow Street beginning in 1937.

Subject/Index Terms

Litchfield Flood Control Commission
Pikosky, Edward

Administrative Information

Repository: Litchfield Historical Society

Accruals: Initial gift 2002-35-0, followed by 2002-63-0, and an additional gift in 2005-16-0.  Two unnumbered items that relate to Edward Pikosky have also been added to this collectio (Air Raid Warden and Selective Service Certificates). Found in collection accession number 1981-355.

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.

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 Source: Andrew Clark Pikosky

Acquisition Method: Gift

Preferred Citation: Andrew Clark Pikosky collection (2002-35-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759.

Other Note: This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).


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Series 1: Edward Pikosky PapersAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Litchfield Flood & Erosion Control Board, 1956-1958Add to your cart.
Correspondence, meeting notices and minutes, reports and notes. Edward Pikosky was chairman of the Board.
Sub-Series 2: The Litchfield Report Center, 1941-1949Add to your cart.
Records belonging to Edward Pikosky for The Litchfield Report Center, a World War II institution located in the Martin Weir House at the corner of West and Meadow Streets, Litchfield. Edward Pikosky  was the Chief Air Raid Warden of the Town of Litchfield and later head of the Civil Defense. Included is a history of the Report Center compiled by Andrew Miles Clark Pikosky in 1981;  lists of  Air Raid Wardens; and reports.
Sub-Series 3: Edward Pikosky Papers, 1908-1947Add to your cart.
Includes: Photograph of Edward Pikosky (1908); 2 black and white photographs of soldiers in Litchfield from World War I (1918); Ticket to Finnish Relief Benefit at the Community House in Litchfield with "Countess Sparr" handwritten on the reverse (1940); Certificate from Air Raid Warden School (1941); Certificate from Selective Service System (1947).


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