Found 6 collections related to Connecticut -- Social life and customs

Fitch, Asa, 1809-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 17996
2 v, 34 cm. (2 v. in 1 phasebox); 2 v, 34 cm. (2 v. in 1 phasebox)
Asa Fitch (1809-1879) of Salem, New York was an entomologist and genealogist. He was the grandson of Jabez Fitch (1737-1812) of Norwich, Connecticut and Hyde Park, Vermont, a soldier in the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. The... more
Fowler, Benjamin Beech
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1053
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Collection consists of letters to Fowler from relatives and friends in Connecticut, New York and various sections of New England.
Beach family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 232
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
The Beach family included Joseph Wickliff Beach (1822-1891), his wife Mary A. Walkley Beach (1824-1897), and their children David Nelson Beach, Lucy W. Beach, Harlan Page Beach, and Anna S. Beach. Collection consists of correspondence and other... more
Ford family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1039
6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Ford family members in this collection are all related to Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891), businessman, lawyer and collector of Americana. They include his father, Lester Ford (1798-1888) of Lebanon, Conn.; his mother, Eliza Burnham Ford (d. 1834);... more
Dwight family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 874
.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 microfilm reels)
Among the notable members of the Dwight family of Connecticut were: Timothy Dwight (1752-1817), a Congregational minister and president of Yale College; Theodore Dwight (1764-1846), a lawyer, editor and author; Theodore Dwight, Jr. (1796-1866),... more
Ferguson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18092
13.86 linear feet (33 boxes)
The Fergusons were an English family that settled in New York City beginning around 1802. The patriarch, Samuel Ferguson, was a prosperous merchant who established familial and commercial relationships with other wealthy and socially prominent New... more