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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Connecticut Peace Society records

Identifier: RG125

The Connecticut Peace Society appears to have been established in 1910, “to foster the spirit of amity and concord among the nations, and to create a public sentiment which will lead to the abandonment of war as a means of settling international disputes.”

Dates: 1910-1921

Daughters of the American Revolution, Penelope Terry Abbey Chapter records

Identifier: RG123_002

The Penelope Terry Abbey Chapter of Enfield, CT was organized in 1922. The members named it for Penelope Terry Abbey representing Captain Thomas Abbey, French and Indian War and Revolutionary War officer.

Dates: 1922-1932

Daughters of the American Revolution, Ruth Wyllys Chapter records

Identifier: RG123_001

The Ruth Wyllys Chapter of Hartford, Connecticut, was organized November 18, 1892, and chartered January 6, 1893. Its members named it for Ruth Wyllys representing George, Samuel, Hezekiah and John Palsgrave Wyllys, statesmen and Revolutionary War officers.

Dates: 1778-1989; Majority of material found within 1892-1989; 1892-1989

Plainfield Historical Society records

Identifier: RG112

The Plainfield Historical Society was established in a meeting held January 8, 1916 in the Town Clerk’s Office, Central Village. Judge John E. Prior was chosen chairman. The date of its last meeting was November 10, 1917.

Dates: 1820-1932

Wadsworth Family collection

Identifier: RG069_052

Wedworth Wadsworth (1782-1860) was a member of the Connecticut General Assembly from Durham, Conn. Also represented in the collection are his sons Wedworth (1811-1876), William (circa 1817-1870), a town clerk and justice of the peace, James (1819-1891) and James' son Wedworth (1846-1926), who was a painter, art teacher, and writer.

Dates: 1718-1921