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

Creator:
Daughters of the American Revolution
Subject:
Crowninshield, Frederic
Sturgis, Russell
Litchfield Historical Society (Conn.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
90 items (on partial microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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.
Citation:
Records from the Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter of the Connecticut D.A.R., 1905-1909. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3679 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals were returned to the Litchfield Historical Society after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Founded 1899.
Provenance:
These records window, were given to the Litchfield Historical Society in 1909, when the project was completed.
Theme:
The Art Market
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Architects
Artisans
Business records
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7038
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209171
AAA_collcode_daugof
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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