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Avery Family Photographs Collection, Circa 1870-2011

2 linear feet; 3 boxes, 3 albums
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Photographs and other graphic materials related to the Avery family of the Groton, Connecticut area. These include images of Avery family members, family reunions, historical reenactments, and buildings associated with the family, as well as the move and reconstruction of the Ebenezer Avery House.
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Dorothy Clark Collection, 1849-1983, 1849-1983

.5 linear feet; 2 boxes
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The collection comprises material collected by Dorothy representing her line of the Amos Avery branch of the Groton Avery family. Material related to Oliver Perry Avery and his children figure prominently in the material that Clark gathered over the years.
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Dorothy Clark Collection, 1849-1983, 1849-1983 .5 linear feet; 2 boxes

Dorothy Clark Collection, 1849-1983, 1849-1983

.5 linear feet; 2 boxes
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The collection comprises material collected by Dorothy representing her line of the Amos Avery branch of the Groton Avery family. Material related to Oliver Perry Avery and his children figure prominently in the material that Clark gathered over the years.
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Dorothy Clark Collection, 1849-1983, 1849-1983 .5 linear feet; 2 boxes

Edward Avery Association Association Records, 1895-1916

.25 linear feet; 1 box
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Records of the Edward Avery Association document activities, mostly during the active period (1896-1916) of the association, and include a record book, constitution, bylaws, and meeting minutes, annual meeting invitations and programs, a speech, poems/songs, newspaper clippings with notice of meetings.
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Edward Avery Association Association Records, 1895-1916 .25 linear feet; 1 box

Avery-Copp family papers, 1728-1991, bulk 1820-1930

200 linear feet; Approximately 200 boxes, 200 volumes
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The Avery-Copp Papers, which span mostly from 1820 to 1930, contain correspondence, writings, printed material, electronic media, and other papers related to the lives and relationships of the Avery and Copp families and their relations, who for generations lived in and around their homestead, now the Avery-Copp House Museum, on Thames Street in Groton, Connecticut.
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Avery-Copp family papers, 1728-1991, bulk 1820-1930 200 linear feet; Approximately 200 boxes, 200 volumes

Map Collection Master Index, 1829-2000

12 lf ; 1 Map Cabinet
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This index lists the 170+ maps in the Marian Hunter History Room of the Avon Free Public Library. The maps cover the years 1625 until the early 2000's. The maps were created between 1829 to the early 2000's.
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Polish Arts Club of Chicago Collection, 1938-2021

5.5 Linear Feet 7 boxes
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This collection spans 70 years of the Polish Arts Club of Chicago, a social club for Americans of Polish decent which focused on bringing attention to the art, literature, music, and culture of Polish Americans. The club is affiliated with the American Council for Polish Culture and contains documents from both organizations as well as clippings and publications related to Polish culture in the United States.
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Roman Galinski Papers, 1919-1974

3 boxes (3 linear ft.)
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The collection consists of correspondence between Roman Galinski, who lived in the US since 1922, and other prominent political figures in Poland, who were sympathizers of Narodowa Demokracja, the Polish political party of nationalistic character. Mr. Galinski was himself very active in various political organizations and wrote extensively on the issue of Polish politics and nationalism, sometimes under a pseudonym Miroslaw Kosinski. He was a great opponent of Jozef Pilsudski and his political party, and on the other hand vas devoted to Roman Dmowski and his political views of Narodowa Demokracja. Collection includes photographs of local Polish American prominent figures. The collection contains a dozen or so anti-semitic publications from pre-war Poland.
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Thaddeus W. Maliszewski Collection, 1935-2004

14.5 Linear feet
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Thaddeus W. Maliszewski a lawyer, military officer, civic leader, was born in Hartford in 1922 and died in 2009. Graduate of Hillyer Junior College (Hartford), Wesleyan University (Middletown, Conn.) and University of Connecticut Law School. During WWII he served in the Pacific, was a member of the National Guard and Governor's Military Staff, finished his military career in the rank of Brigadier General. He served as a judge for several courts, was very active in the Democratic Party. For many years served in different positions in the Polish American Congress on state and national level. In addition, Maliszewski was active in veterans' organizations, Polish American cultural organizations as well as in political organizations. The collection consists of his personal and professional papers along with information about Poland and Polish American culture.
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Ryszard Mrotek Collection, 1955-1984

1.0 box
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Attorney Ryszard Mrotek was born in Lwow, which is in today's Ukraine. He spent the WWII in Warsaw, was arrested during the Warsaw Uprising and send to labor camp in Germany. After liberation he attended high school in Germany, worked as interpreter for the United Nations and moved to the US. He became immigration lawyer and settled in Connecticut. He was very active in local political organizations and served as president of the Polish American Congress, Division of Connecticut. He was also active in other organizations and regularly participated in a theatrical productions of a group called Wiatraki Wyobrazni. This collections consist of records of Polish American Congress as well as some personal records.
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