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CTHistory. Connecticut History

 Record Group
Identifier: CTHistory
Connecticut’s history is richly represented in many areas of business and labor, but also through its people and places. Collections such as the Leavenworth Family Papers document the lives and activities of Connecticut families as far back as the 18th century.

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

Charles G. Hall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0006
Abstract

The Charles G. Hall Papers contain correspondence, diaries, family papers, scrapbooks, photographs, publications, and other papers, relating to Hall's personal life, student days at Connecticut Agricultural College, activities as doorkeeper of Connecticut House of Representatives, state politics, events at University of Connecticut, and family affairs.

Dates: undated, 1828-1972

Elizabeth Dennis Hutchins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-0068
Abstract

Correspondence to Elizabeth Dennis from home while she attended college and law school.

Dates: undated, 1935-1936

Keeney Newspaper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-0085
Abstract

The collection contains an assortment of newspapers from a variety of locations in New England, spanning the years 1873 to 1921.

Dates: 1873-1921

Luane Lange Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-0023
Abstract

publications, ephemera, photographs, clippings, digital files and other materials collected by Luane Lange (2019-0023) to document Cooperative Extension history and activities in Connecticut.

Dates: undated

F. Peter Libassi Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0333
Abstract

The collection contains publications, proposals, petitions, photographs and plans for the "new community" and documentation of the Greater Hartford Process, Inc.

Dates: undated,1963-1977

Arthur J. Lumsden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0243
Abstract

The collection contains documentation of Mr. Lumsden's activities and association with the Greater Hartford Chamber of Commerce, Greater Hartford Corporation, Hartford City Council from the 1960s through the 1980s.

Dates: undated, circa 1960-circa 1985.

One Hundred Years of Women at UConn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0060
Abstract

The 1991-1992 academic year at UConn marked the 100th anniversary of women on the Storrs campus. The anniversary was celebrated by a year-long series of programs to commemorate the achievements of women, particularly those at the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 1991-1992

Charles Pease Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0201
Abstract The collection is comprised of handwritten journals dating from 1919 to 1949 documenting year-round activities of Charles Pease's beekeeping and apiary operation. The collection also contains clippings, promotional materials, periodicals, a photograph, and publications authored and printed by Charles Pease during his lifetime. The journals, in addition to documenting his hive production, maintenance and beekeeping activities, contain Pease's observations of the natural world, birds and...
Dates: undated, 1919-1953

University of Connecticut, Peoples of Connecticut Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0014
Abstract

The "Peoples of Connecticut" Project was begun in 1974 under a grant from the Ethnic Heritage program, Office of Education, Department of Health, Education and Welfare. The goal of this program was to increase awareness, within Connecticut secondary schools, of different ethnic groups. Using curriculum guides and other instructional materials, the project endeavored to provide teaching and learning tools for discovering the cultural diversity of Connecticut's residents.

Dates: 1897-1980

University of Connecticut, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies Institute Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-0019
Abstract

The collection contains the correspondence, minutes, printed materials, and financial records of the Puerto Rican and Latino Studies Institute Records from 1972 to 2006. The collection also contains the Institute's administrative records, publications, fliers, news clippings, and legal documents.

Dates: undated, 1972-2006

University of Connecticut, Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-0013
Abstract

The collection contains administrative records documenting the programs and activities sponsored by the Center.

Dates: 1970-2005

University of Connecticut, Rainbow Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-0153
Abstract

The collection contains newspapers, brochures, pamphlets and binders of materials documenting programs and activities of the Rainbow Center.

Dates: 1998-2013

Roper Center for Public Opinion Research Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-0022
Scope and Content Note

The collection contains files, clippings and publications associated with the work of the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research located at the University of Connecticut

Dates: 1983-1994

University of Connecticut, School of Nursing War Veteran Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-0100
Abstract

Video oral histories of ten University of Connecticut alumni who have served in the military.

Dates: 2010

David Shuldiner Collection of Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-0043
Abstract

Folklorist David Shuldiner worked in Connecticut's Department of Aging to promote the creativity, vitality, and well-being of elderly residents in the state. His oral history project focused on the elderly.

Dates: undated, 1988-1998

Harold Seidman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0031
Abstract

Professor of Political Science at the University of Connecticut from 1971 to 1984, Seidman was involved with the creation of the Marshall Plan and the development of the European Recovery Corporation under President Truman. He played a major role in the passage of the St. Lawrence Seaway Project, testified on the admission of Alaska and Hawaii into statehood and on the government's role towards the territories of Guam, Puerto Rico, the Panama Canal and Ryker Island.

Dates: undated, 1930-1980

Richard P. Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-0017
Abstract

The collection contains materials documenting Mr. Smith's World War II military service and experiences at the Nuremberg Trials in addition to his later career in West Hartford politics.

Dates: circa 1945

Bruce M. Stave Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0054
Abstract

The collection contains the professional papers of Professor Bruce M. Stave, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus and Director of the Oral History Office at the University of Connecticut. He served as Chair of the Department of History between 1985 and 1994.

Dates: undated, 1895-2006

Storrs FamilyPhotograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-0005
Abstract

The collection contains photographs of the property of Augustus Storrs in Mansfield, Connecticut that is now part of the Storrs campus of the University of Connecticut. Monographs associated with the photographs have been separated and catalogued.

Dates: undated, 1949, 1967

Sidney Swadosh Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-0127
Abstract

The collection contains photographs and slides taken by Mr. Swadosh.

Dates: 1900-1967; Majority of material found within 1959 - 1967

University of Connecticut Educational Properties, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-0063
Abstract

The Connecticut Technology Park was a multi-partner development project to provide research and business environment for emerging and established companies located adjacent to the Storrs campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1982-1996

University of Connecticut, Center for Oral History Interviews Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0025
Abstract

The collection contains transcripts of interviews conducted by the University of Connecticut Center for Oral History, and individuals and programs associated with the Center.

Dates: undated, 1967 - 2014

Jerry Wagner Political Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0234
Abstract

The collection, contributed by Judge Jerry Wagner, consists of materials from the political campaigns of Emilio Daddario and Hubert Humphrey and aspects of the political career of Toby Moffet.

Dates: 1969-1978

Hans Weiss Artwork

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-0003
Abstract

The collection contains over thirty sketches by artist Hans Weiss.

Dates: 1982-2008

Samuel Willard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0009
Abstract

A small collection consisting of photocopies of several letters and one document written by Samuel Willard in 1816. Location of the originals is unknown.

Dates: 1816

Women's Club of Storrs Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0028
Abstract

The Women's Club of Storrs began as the College Club in 1903. The purpose of the club, as stated in the first club constitution, was to promote literary and social culture. Membership was open to women connected with the [University of Connecticut] faculty, and included a few women faculty and faculty wives. A new constitution adopted in 1917 changed the name to the Women's Club of Storrs, and offered membership to “any woman of the community interested in the aims of the club.”

Dates: undated, 1903-2008

Young Women's Christian Association of Greater Hartford Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0024
Abstract

At the time of its formation in 1866, the Hartford Association was one of the earliest Associations for young women in America, and the first community social agency in Hartford.

Dates: undated, 1867-1988