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Fitts Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0137

Scope and Content

The Fitts Family Papers consists of chronologically arranged correspondence, legal papers, bills and receipts, tax records, deeds, promissory notes and other papers dating from 1770 through 1909. Also included are election notices, a physicians note and an auction notice.

Dates

  • 1770-1909.

Access

The collection is open and available for research.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.

Biography

The papers concern three individuals from Ashford, Windham County, CT. Stephen Fitts, John Moore and Frederick Knowlton are all mentioned in the papers. One 1834 letter of interest was written by Lorraine Preston, probably the sister of John Moore, describing the migration to Ohio and the great opportunities that existed there at the time.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Papers concerning three individuals of the Fitts family.

Acquisition Information

Unknown.

Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection of materials pertaining to various aspects of Connecticut history and the University, its history, administration, faculty, staff and students. For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the Reading Room desk.

Title
Fitts Family Papers
Status
Published
Author
Archives & Special Collections staff
Date
1994 October
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

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