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George Feifer: Breaking Open Japan, 2007 February 5


Scope and Content Note

From the Collection:

The Regional Campus records are comprised of six series.

Series I consists of records from the Stamford Campus from the years 1950 to 2006. The records from the Stamford regional campus consist of Illustrations, newspaper clippings, correspondence, manuscripts, fliers, publications, and administrative and financial records. Subjects in the first series include the render="italic">Connecticut Daily Campus, the history of sports, articles such as "4 Year College at Stamford," UConn Branch Building Funds, and Campaign Office Committees.

Series II consists of publications from the Greater Hartford Campus from the years 1988 to 2011. The records from the Greater Hartford branch include schedules of classes and course syllabi.

Series III includes materials documenting programs and activities of the Waterbury campus.

Series IV documents the Torrington Campus.

Series V consists of materials documenting the merger of oversight of the Waterbury, Greater Hartford and Torrington campuses.

Series VI includes materials documenting the Avery Point and Fort Trumbull campuses. Documentation of Branford house may also be found in Connecticut History Online and its nomination for the National Register of Historic Sites.


  • Creation: 2007 February 5


The collection is open and available for research.


3 item (George Feifer: Breaking Open Japan) : DVDs ; Run time is 1 hour, 46 min.

1.37 Gigabytes (George Feifer: Breaking Open Japan) : MP4 digital file ; Run time is 1 hour, 46 min.

Language of Materials



Author George Feifer discusses his book Breaking Open Japan, a history of American relations with Japan, starting from Commodore Perry's landing through Pearl Harbor and beyond. Interviewed by Davyne Verstandig, Director of LCWP, and Tina Reardon, Professor of Asian American Studies. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Video quality issues include slight audio static.

Physical Location

DVDs located in drawer 2007.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

University of Connecticut Library
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Storrs Connecticut 06269-1205 USA US