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Records from the Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter of the Connecticut D.A.R, 1905-1909

Daughters of the American Revolution


Collection Information

Size: 90 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Records relating to the Chapter's commission of a memorial window for the Litchfield Historical Society. Included are: letters, 1905-1907 between Frederic Crowninshield, the artist who executed the commission, and members of the Window Committee (including Elizabeth C. Barney Buel, Chairman of the Committee and Regent of Chapter), two letters, 1905, from Russell Sturgis, architect, to Buel, one letter from Buel to Rev. Stoors O. Seymour, President of the Litchfield Historical Society and his reply to her,
and one letter, 1905, from Charles R. McNeil of Ross & McNeil, the architects who built the Litchfield Historical Society. Also includes fourteen committee reports submitted by Elizabeth C. Barney Buel and the Book and Unveiling Committees; an undated brochure explaining the memorial window project and soliciting contributions; and a program from the official unveiling of the window, July 5, 1907.

Biographical/Historical Note

Founded 1899.


These records window, were given to the Litchfield Historical Society in 1909, when the project was completed.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals were returned to the Litchfield Historical Society after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3679 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Records from the Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter of the Connecticut D.A.R, 1905-1909. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.