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Lois Kilbourn Peck collection


Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Kilbourn Family Letters

Kilbourn, Myron Letters

Osborn Family Letters

Miscellaneous Letters

Osborn, Jacob, Rev. Sermons

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Lois Kilbourn Peck collection, 1799-1856 | Litchfield Historical Society

By Lee S. Cook

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Collection Overview

Title: Lois Kilbourn Peck collection, 1799-1856Add to your cart.

ID: 00/1966-04-0

Extent: 4.0 Folders

Arrangement: Arranged by correspondent.

Date Acquired: 01/01/1966

Forms of Material: Letters (correspondence)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Letters of the Kilbourn family, including Osborn. Variations in the spelling of Kilbourn, such as Kilborn, are included as Kilbourn. Also sermons of Rev. Jacob Osborne.

Administrative Information

Repository: Litchfield Historical Society

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Acquisition Source: Lois Kilbourn Peck

Acquisition Method: Gift

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

Preferred Citation: Lois Kilbourn Peck collection (1966-04-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, 7 South Street, P.O. Box 385, Litchfield, Connecticut 06759.

Finding Aid Revision History: Item level descriptions are available in the Society's card catalog.

Other Note: This collection was processed with support from the Council on Library and Information Recources (CLIR).

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Folder:

[Folder 1: Kilbourn Family Letters, 1799-1857],
[Folder 2: Kilbourn, Myron Letters, 1845-1857],
[Folder 3: Osborn Family Letters, 1798-1825],
[Folder 4: Miscellaneous Letters, 1799-1836],
[Folder 5: Osborn, Jacob, Rev. Sermons, 1784-1789],

Folder 1: Kilbourn Family Letters, 1799-1857Add to your cart.
Item 1: Kent, Urania to Kilbourn, Thalia (Osborn), 1843 Sep 19Add to your cart.
Urania Kent in Fayettville, NC writes to Thalia Kilborn, a relative, about the number of friends and family that are dying. Some mention of people in Litchfield, including Rebecca Seymour.
Item 2: Kilbourn, Charles & Abbe, H., undatedAdd to your cart.
A letter about the difficulty of settling Myron Kilbourn's estate. The first part written by Charles Kilborn to his uncle and the second part by H. Abbe who describes the death of Kilbourn and insanity of Sophronia Kilbourn.
Item 3: Kilbourn, James to Kilbourn, Thalia (Osborn), 1850 Jan 28Add to your cart.
From Bridgewater, James Kilbourn writes to his mother in Litchfield, mostly a discussion of the religious situation. Included is a letter from Martha about the studies of young James and Henrietta.
Item 4: Kilbourn, Lewis to Kilbourn, Eliada, 1856 Mar 25Add to your cart.
Lewis Kilbourn in Akron, Ohio writes to his brother Eliada in Litchfield.

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