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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 2: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Litchfield County Theatrical Programs, 1939-1947Add to your cart.
Includes: Litchfield High School Starlight Players in "Satan's in the Pantry" (1939); Litchfield High School Fifth Annual Christmas Program (1939); Torrington String Symphony (1940), Litchfield Community Players in "What a Life" (1941); Warner Theatre Postcard of upcoming performances staring Humphrey Bogart, Diannay Barrymore, Ray Milland, Red Skelton and Ann Sothern (1942); Litchfield Summer Theatre "The Glass Menagerie" (1947); Litchfield Players in "Kind Lady" (no date).
Folder 2: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Includes flyer for 250th Anniversary Litchfield, Conn. Antiques Show; and Christmas Card from Charles H. Turkington.
Folder 3: Griswold Family AssociationAdd to your cart.
Correspondence regarding Andrew Pikosky involvement with the Griswold Family Assocation.


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