Eliza Ogden Butler
- Litchfield Female Academy Collection
- Chart of the History of the Kings of England by Eliza Ogden Butler
- Charles Butler Papers
- Papers of Charles Butler
Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
A "Miss Ogden" is mentioned in Myra Coleman's 1818 diary. This entry likely refers to Eliza Ogden Butler (Connecticut Historical Society - Litchfield area family papers, 1794-1860).
Eliza Ogden kept a journal while attending the Litchfield Female Academy (Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes. Chronicles of A Pioneer School From 1792 To 1833. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1903).
1816 Litchfield Female Academy Catalog (Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes. Chronicles of A Pioneer School From 1792 To 1833. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1903).
1817 Litchfield Female Academy Winter Session Catalogue (Vaderpoel, Emily ...
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