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Children's Historical Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1
Scope and Contents The collection contains, among others, primers, chapbooks, classic literature, pop-up books, and a wide array of beloved children's books acquired since the opening of Pequot Library in 1894.
Found in: Pequot Library

Clare Leighton Collection

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Identifier: 2
Scope and Contents The collection includes manuscript and typescript notes, correspondence, rough draft and manuscript versions of published works, and sketches. Signatures of note: Pearl S. Buck, H. L. Mencken.
Found in: Pequot Library

Cyrus Sherwood Bradley Collection

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Identifier: 3
Scope and Contents The collection has personal papers, correspondence, artifacts, deeds, and materials related to family and community history.
Found in: Pequot Library

Dean Stockett Edmonds Collection

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Identifier: 15
Scope and Contents In 1972, Dean S. Edmonds, Esq. passed away. In his will, Mr. Edmonds made a significant gift to Pequot Library representing his love of the Library and his passion for Shakespeare. In 1974, Pequot Library took possession of a splendid collection compiled over a lifetime by Dean Stockett Edmonds, Esq. Dean S. Edmonds was a U.S. patent and intellectual property attorney, who supported a number of inventors in the early 20th century. Attorney Edmonds filed, among other petitions, patents...
Found in: Pequot Library

Eric Gill Collection

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Identifier: 4
Scope and Contents Sketches, workbooks, as well as some correspondence about Gill's beliefs and artistic work.
Found in: Pequot Library

Genealogy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 5
Scope and Contents A broad array of published works to trace family and ethnic histories, primarily from the first 13 states.
Found in: Pequot Library

George Brett Collection

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Identifier: 6
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports covering the tenure of George Brett at Pequot Library.
Found in: Pequot Library

Margaret Mitchell Collection

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Identifier: 7
Scope and Contents The typescript of the last four chapters of Gone with the Wind, photograph, publicity materials, and editions of Gone with the Wind in multiple languages.
Found in: Pequot Library

Monroe-Marquand Collection

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Identifier: 9
Scope and Contents Photography and artifacts tracing the family history and their travels.
Found in: Pequot Library

Monroe, Wakeman, and Holman Collection

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Identifier: 8
Scope and Contents Printed items in the Monroe, Wakeman, and Holman Collection of the Pequot Library Association are cataloged separately. See: Catalogue of the Monroe, Wakeman, and Holman Collection of the Pequot Library, Southport, Connecticut, deposited in the Yale University Library. New Haven: Yale University Library, 1960. Autograph manuscript material documenting chiefly eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American history. A small number of seventeenth-century items are present. The collection consists...
Found in: Pequot Library

Pequot Library Association

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Identifier: 11
Scope and Contents Archival materials acquired and collected during the history of the library by the Pequot Library Association.
Found in: Pequot Library

Pequot Library Exhibit History

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents This collection tracks the curated items displayed in Pequot exhibits from 2015 through 2018.
Found in: Pequot Library

Perry Family Collection

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Identifier: 10
Scope and Contents Personal papers, deeds, and correspondence from the Perry family.
Found in: Pequot Library

PLA Board of Trustees Archives

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Identifier: 12
Scope and Contents Charter, By-laws, and executive committee minutes from the inception of the Pequot Library Association.
Found in: Pequot Library

Sasquanaug Association Collection

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Identifier: 13
Scope and Contents Photographs, charter, and minutes from the Sasquanaug Association from its founding in 1887 as a community-based society for the improvement of Southport, CT.
Found in: Pequot Library

Special Collections

 Collection
Identifier: 14
Scope and Contents Published and archival materials acquired and collected by or donated to Pequot Library. Examples include incunabula, 17th and 18th century sermons, natural science monographs from the 19th century, among others.
Found in: Pequot Library

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