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Bernice Fuessenich collection

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Litchfield (Conn.) collection

Beach, Dickinson, and Webster families

Fuessenich family

Barber and Ives families

Miscellaneous



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Bernice Fuessenich collection, 1897-1976 | Litchfield Historical Society

By Leith Johnson; Lee S. Cook

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Collection Overview

Title: Bernice Fuessenich collection, 1897-1976Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Fuessenich, Bernice Dickinson (1918-2012)

Extent: 5.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 02/13/2004. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Business enterprises - Connecticut - Litchfield, Litchfield (Conn.), Litchfield (Conn.) - Social life and customs

Forms of Material: Business records, Correspondence, Ephemera, Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Bernice Fuessenich collection consists of photographs, invoices, programs, invitations, advertising, brochures, dance cards, calling cards, and other ephemera documenting cultural, social, religious, and business activities in Litchfield, Conn., 1897-1976. Among the subjects covered are drama productions, church dedications and services, horse shows, minstrel shows, dances and balls, businesses and restaurants. There are also receipts for goods and services. Some of the papers relate to the George Ives and George Barber families. Also included are genealogical records, photographs and papers about the Beach, Dickinson, Webster, and Fuessenich families.

Subject/Index Terms

Business enterprises - Connecticut - Litchfield
Litchfield (Conn.)
Litchfield (Conn.) - Social life and customs

Administrative Information

Repository: Litchfield Historical Society

Accruals: 2010-91-0  museum purchase; 2010-370-0-1 Gift of Berclee Cameron and Cleveland Fuessenich; 2011-35-0 Gift of Berclee Cameron and Cleveland Fuessenich includes museum objects and archive materials.

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: Bernice Fuessenich

Acquisition Method: Gift

Separated Materials: Photograph of George Ives in the Litchfield Court House building. Shelved in Litchfield Historical Society Photograph collection Series 2: Folder 122.

Related Materials:

Beach, Webster and Dickinson families papers.

Frances Ives Barber papers.

Preferred Citation: Bernice Fuessenich collection (2003-78-0), 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 5: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Calendars, 1910-1927Add to your cart.
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Folder 2: Calendars, 1923-1938Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Unidentified photographs of buildings and people; United Methodist Church bulletin for memorial service for Archibald MacDonald, Dec. 19, 1968; Curtiss-Wright Flying Service ticket for airplane ride; State of Connecticut Civil Defense air raid warning instructions; sepia photograph of a painting by Adelaide Deming of the Congregational Church and house to the east, inscribed on the back "Christmas Greetings, Carl M. Sangree" [he resigned as pastor of the Church in 1929]; small printed flyer "General MacArthur's wounded: Salvation Army -- water carriers"; envelope addressed to Miss Sallie Penman, Litchfield - Rice Recipe - from Sidney S. Wetmore, Old Place, Litchfield, Conn.; invitation from Miss Hattie Crocker for February 23; and a pamphlet "A Yuletide Gift: from Charles F. Heartman" in which is printed "The Fornicators Court" by Robert Burns, printed in Metuchen, NJ, 1928.

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