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Manchester (Conn.)

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

James Bradford Olcott papers

Identifier: RG069_019

James Bradford Olcott (1830-1910) was a horticulturist and writer from Manchester, Conn. Correspondence, diaries, photographs, plat books of the Manchester Turf Garden, file of agricultural articles from the Hartford Courant by Olcott, letters from a trip around Cape Horn and life in Sacramento, California.

Dates: 1849-1938

Leila M. Church collection

Identifier: RG069_005

Leila M. Church (1879-1932) was a writer, composer and director of plays and historical pageants primarily in Connecticut. The collection includes scripts, stories, essays, personal papers, scores and correspondence in reference to her professional artistic work.

Dates: 1901-1932

Manchester Probate Court records

Identifier: RG004_077

Record books, 1850-1972, bulk 1850-1920; Probate files, None.

Dates: 1850-1972

Mathias Spiess papers

Identifier: RG069_100

The papers consist of material pertaining to Mathias Spiess who was an amateur historian with an interest in Connecticut Indians and the town of Manchester. Spiess in 1936 served as a Republican selectman and in 1937 and 1938 was a police commissioner for the town of Manchester. Included in the papers are correspondence, subject files, writings, and maps.

Dates: 1892-1944