Tag Archives: J. Frederick Kelly

Articles referring to John Frederick Kelly AIA (1888-1947), New Haven architect who wrote much about early New England domestic architecture.

Old Stone House Journal

Sometimes I wonder if my love for historic homes is a product of nature, or nurture. Or some synthesis thereof. My inner wiring is addicted to timelessness and continuity. And not only to appreciate that continuity, but somehow to enjoy … Continue reading

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Mansfield Bible and Artifacts

In my previous article, Prindle-Goldstein House, I’d cited an account by local historian Mabel P. Stivers of how Dr. Frederick C. Goldstein had donated a Bible once owned by Rev. Richard Mansfield, to the Mansfield House collection. This past Saturday, … Continue reading

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Mansfield House South Garret

Every home needs a serviceable office, task area, or study, in my opinion. So I’ve chosen the south garret as the office of the Mansfield House. Why is that? Well, after all, it’s a small utility room; not really all … Continue reading

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Mabel P. Stivers’ Resurrection of the Mansfield House

The Reverend Richard Mansfield House would not have survived to the present day, had it not been for the efforts of Mabel P. Stivers, a local historian and preservationist from Ansonia, Connecticut. When Saint Joseph Parish purchased the Mansfield property in … Continue reading

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