Manuscripts collection, 1765-[ongoing].


Manuscripts collection, 1765-[ongoing].

Correspondence, account books, diaries, journals, articles, and other materials, of residents of Lyme and Old Lyme, Conn.

70 items.

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Gussman, William (person)

Snell, Alice McCrea (person)

Ely, Mary Ellen (person)

Whittelsey, Daniel (person)

Parsons, Jonathan, 1705-1776 (person)

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...

Mather, Samuel, 1771-1854 (person)

Griswold, Sylvanus, 1763-1823 (person)

Wolcott, Oliver, 1760-1833 (person)

Governor of Connecticut, 1817-1827; Secretary of Treasury, 1795-1800. From the description of Letter, 1827 August 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122582959 Wolcott was a signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation. He served as governor of Connecticut (1796-1797). From the description of [Letters] 1799-1811 / Oliv: Wolcott. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 491419916 American lawyer and politician. F...

Brockway, Nellie (person)

Comstock, Elijah (person)

Griswold, Florence, 1850-1937 (person)

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...

Old Lyme Congregational Church (Old Lyme, Conn.) (corporateBody)

Original society organized ca. 1693; permanent meeting house constructed 1817; destroyed by fire in 1907; shortly afterwards replica of original church built; also known as First Congregational Church. From the description of Records, 1815-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70954098 ...

Metcalf, Henrietta Snell (person)

Watrous, John, active 1804 (person)

Anderson, Thomas, 1710-1761 (person)

Roulet, Josephine Lord (person)

Johnson, Stephen, 1724-1786 (person)