Old Lyme, Conn., monographs collection, 1770-1985.


Old Lyme, Conn., monographs collection, 1770-1985.

Monographs and books, chiefly relating to the history of the Old Lyme, Conn., area. Also includes autobiography of J. Warren Stark, Lyme first selectman and state legislator; maritime articles by Thomas A. Stevens; sermon (1851) delivered at Randolph, Mass., by Rev. James P. Terry; An Album of Pictures of the New England Hurricane and Floods of September, Nineteen Hundred and Thirty-Eight (1938), edited by Leslie H. Tyler; book entitled Connecticut Physicians in the Civil War (1961), by Stanley B. Weld; and excerpts from My Aunt Louisa and Woodrow Wilson (1944), by Margaret Axson Elliott, describing a visit to Florence Griswold in 1917.

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Rankin, J. Stuart

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Rockwell, Lathrop, 1767-1828

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Stevens, Thomas A.

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Griswold, Florence, 1850-1937

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Resident of Old Lyme, Conn.; after the death of her mother in 1899 opened the family home to summer boarders and shortly thereafter it was discovered by Henry Ward Ranger who was looking for a place to paint; during the following years, Griswold's house served as a center for artists of the American Barbizon and Impressionist movements who came to Old Lyme, providing rooms and meals; in many cases, Griswold also served as agent for the artists. From the description of Florence Griswo...

Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965

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Felix Frankfurter (November 15, 1882 – February 22, 1965) was an American lawyer, professor, and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Frankfurter served on the Supreme Court from 1939 to 1962 and was a noted advocate of judicial restraint in the judgments of the Court. Frankfurter was born in Vienna, Austria, and immigrated to New York City at the age of 12. After graduating from Harvard Law School, Frankfurter worked for Secretary of War Henry ...

Elliott, Margaret Axson

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Weld, Stanley B.

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Parsons, Phebe Griswold, -1770

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Stark, J. Warren

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Reynolds, Ronna L.

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Hand, Learned, 1872-1961

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Attorney and Federal judge. Practiced law, Albany, N.Y., and N.Y.C., 1897-1909; U.S. District judge, Southern District N.Y., 1909-1924; Judge, U.S. Ct. of Appeals, 2d Circuit, 1924-1961; Senior Circuit Judge, 1939-1951. Member and co-founder, American Law Institute. 15 LL.D.'s including Harvard U. 1939, Cambridge (England) 1952. Author of numerous legal and non-legal articles, memorials, etc.; Holmes lecturer, Harvard Law School, 1958. From the description of Papers of Learned Hand, ...

Peters, Donna Ambler

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Parsons, Jonathan, 1705-1776

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Jonathan Parsons was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, on November 30, 1705, the son of Ebenezer Parsons and Margaret Marshfield. After graduating from Yale College in 1729, he briefly studied theology at Yale. In 1730, he became pastor of the First [Congregational] Church in Lyme, Connecticut, where he remained until 1746, when he became pastor of a new Presbyterian church in what is now Newburyport, Massachusetts. His church at Newburyport later became one of the largest congregations in Nor...

Perkins, Nathan, 1748-1838

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Strong, Nathan, 1748-1816

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Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Hartford, Conn. From the description of Rev. Nathan Strong sermon, 1815 July 26. (Litchfield Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 614374862 ...

Terry, James P.

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Griswold, Matthew, 1714-1799

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Tyler, Leslie H.

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