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UConn. University of Connecticut History

 Record Group
Identifier: UConn
The University Archives holds the institutional memory of the University of Connecticut and is the largest and most comprehensive source of information on the history and cultural heritage of UConn and its predecessor institutions. As the collective memory of the university, the Archives contains official and historical records including documentation of governance, policy, operation of administrative offices, research, programs, and publications. Unpublished materials in the Archives include photographs, films, memorabilia, administrative records of major university offices, and the papers of presidents, administrative officers, and members of the faculty. Special collections have also been established to document such important events as UCONN 2000 and the men’s and women’s national basketball championships. Formats accepted include manuscripts, diaries, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, ephemera, administrative records, sound recordings, moving images, accessible/supported electronic records.

Found in 189 Collections and/or Records:

Fred Cazel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0006
Abstract

Fred A. Cazel, Jr., professor of History (1948-1988)at the University of Connecticut from 1948-1988. Active in many professional and University committees, Dr. Cazel died in July 2011.

Dates: undated, 1939-1992

Noël A. Cazenave Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0055
Abstract Noel A. Cazenave is Professor of Sociology at the University of Connecticut whose research and teaching interests include racism, poverty policy, political sociology, urban sociology, and criminal justice. The author of numerous publications, Cazenave conducted his undergraduate studies at Dillard University and was awarded an M.A. in Psychology from University of Michigan and Ph.D. from Tulane (1977). Temple University awarded tenure 1984. Most of his research focuses on the impact of...
Dates: undated, 1988-1999

University of Connecticut, Center for Black Studies Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0064
Abstract

The Center was created in 1969 to facilitate interdepartmental support for research, study and outreach focused on the black experience. The collection contains materials concerning the establishment of the Center and programs of its activities from its establishment through 1980.

Dates: 1969-1980

University of Connecticut, Center for Contemporary African Studies Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-0043
Abstract

The collection contains administrative records, clippings, correspondence, notes, pamphlets, publications, and financial records relating to the Center for Contemporary African Studies which existed at the University of Connecticut from 1991-2009.

Dates: 1990-2005

University of Connecticut, Center for Economic Education Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0286
Abstract

The collection contains administrative and programmatic materials associated with the Center at the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated

University of Connecticut, Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-0122
Abstract

Records documenting the activities of the Center at the University of Connecticut from 1971 to the present.

Dates: 1971-2013

University of Connecticut, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Records

 Collection — 1998-0241
Identifier: 1998-0241
Abstract The Center for Latin American and Carribean Studies was formed in 1974 through the work of History Professor Hugh Hamill. Initially the Center for Latin American Studies, the program was the first area studies program at the university, having begun in the late 1940s by professors in the Spanish and Sociology departments. With its formal establishment in 1974 the center allowed students the opportunity to engage in Latin American Studies through undergraduate and graduate study for the first...
Dates: 0000

University of Connecticut, Center for Survey Research and Analysis Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-0028
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, administrative records, reports, publications, studies pertaining to surveys conducted by the Center and its predecessor, Institute for Social Inquiry.

Dates: 1990-2002

Peggy L. Chinn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-0099
Abstract

Professional papers of Peggy Chinn, emerita Professor of Nursing at the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1969-2003

Hugh Clark Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-0016
Abstract

Hugh Clark received his bachelor's degree from Clark University in 1934 and a doctoral degree from the University of Michigan in 1941. He was employed by the University of Iowa from 1945 to 1947, when he joined the faculty at the University of Connecticut. Clark specialized in developmental biology and retired from the University in 1983. The collection contains correspondence, administrative, professional and personnel files relating to Clark's responsibilities and interests.

Dates: undated, 1947-1998

University of Connecticut, Committee of Five Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-0002
Abstract In March of 1953, a Committee of Five was appointed by the standing committee of the University Senate (acting at the request of the administration) to investigate the charge that four members of the faculty, Paul Zilsel, Robert Glass, Harold Lewis, and Emanuel Margolis, were communists. Committee members included Fred A. Cazel, Jr., Harold G. Halcrow, C. Albert Kind, Arthur L. Wood, and Marcel Kessel as Chairman. In a unanimous report, the committee recommended to the Board of Trustees that...
Dates: [1953]-1956

Connecticut Daily Campus Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0257
Abstract

The collection contains a few letters, minutes, manual for the Business manager, random issues of the paper and an example of layout and mockup of the student newspaper of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1951-1967

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Records (UConn)

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-0147
Abstract

The collection contains documentation on most, if not all, of the performance art programs associated with the School of Fine Arts at the University, although the primary focus is on the Connecticut Repertory Theatre program.

Dates: 1949-2019

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Horochivsky Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-0117
Abstract

Nicholas (Army), Michael (Navy), Vasil (Navy) and Alexander (Army) Horochivsky from Norwich, CT, all served in the armed forces during World War II and/or the Korean Conflict. The correspondence between the brothers, their family and friends provides documentation of the brothers' lives and their friends during two wars and peace time with some battle details. Family papers and newsclippings are also included. Nicholas is also a 1952 graduate of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1918 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1953

University of Connecticut, Controller's Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-0139
Scope and Contents

Administrative records Founder's Day: calendar of events, programs, minutes Field trip policy Residence hall and dining facilities charges

Dates: 1943-1981

Nelson Cooke Collection of Connecticut State College Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-0004
Abstract

Collection of photographs and negatives taken by Nelson Cooke while attending Connecticut State College (Class of 1939).

Dates: 1935-1939

University of Connecticut, Cooperative Extension Service Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-0003
Abstract

The Series I contains publications, reports, studies, documents and ephemeral materials collected and used as background and research for the development and preparation for the writing of a centennial narrative history of the program at the University of Connecticut. The remainder of the collection documents the activities and programs of CES over time as a unit within the College of Agriculture at the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1888-

Crisis at UConn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-0115
Abstract

In the late 1960s, the University experienced significant changes, disruption and unrest among the faculty and student body. The white paper provides some documentation and background for this period.

Dates: 1968-1969

Josephine A. Dolan Collection of Nursing History

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-0028
Abstract

Josephine A. Dolan was the first professor of nursing at the University of Connecticut School of Nursing. Miss Dolan collected materials to write a book on the history of nursing from dealers or, in the case of the Wolcott series, from descendants of the family.

Dates: undated, 1833-1993

Embardo Collection of Lieberman v. Gant

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-0045
Abstract

In 1973, Marcia R. Lieberman was denied tenure with the University of Connecticut English Department. The same year, she initiated a class action suit against the institution, charging sexual discrimination on behalf of all women who had served or sought employment on or after 1 October 1967. The six year suit was found in favor of the University; Lieberman's appeal was denied in 1980. Ellen Embardo was a library staff member and one of the plaintiffs in the class action suit.

Dates: undated, 1973-1984

Rudy Favretti Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0009
Abstract

Rudy J. Favretti, professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Connecticut, from 1955 until his retirement in 1989.

Dates: 1962-1979

University of Connecticut Film Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-0025
Abstract

Films and Videos created and collected by the University of Connecticut documenting activities, presentations and programs at the University.

Dates: undated, 1973-2019

Polly Fitz Collection

 Collection — Box 1:
Identifier: 2009-0030
Abstract

The collection contains memorabilia and ephemera associated with retired Professor, former Dean of the School of Allied Health and self-employed nutrition consultant, Polly Fitz.

Dates: undated, 1981-1986

Herbert A. France Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-0141
Abstract

Herbert A. France was the driving force behind the establishment of the University of Connecticut's Music Department in 1931. The collection consists of biographical materials, photographs, programs, clippings, musical scores and sound recordings documenting his activities between 1936 and 1952.

Dates: undated, 1852-1980

Mildred P. French Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-0041
Abstract

Mildred P. French was the Dean of Women and Home Economics at the University of Connecticut from 1928 until her retirement in 1953.

Dates: undated, 1930-1968

Albert C. and Ralph D. Gilbert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-0058
Abstract

The collection contains notes taken by brothers Albert C. Gilbert and Ralph D. Gilbert while attending Storrs Agricultural College. The notes cover Agriculture, Dairy and Veterinary classes between 1893 and 1896.

Dates: undated, 1893-1896

T.S. Gold Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1982-0002
Abstract

Theodore Sedgwick Gold was born in Madison, New York. T.S. Gold graduated from Yale College in 1838 and then spent four years studying and teaching at academies in Goshen and Waterbury. He moved to Cornwall in 1842 to pursue a career in farming. Mr. Gold was a trustee of the Storrs Agricultural School from 1881 to 1901 and took an active role in promoting the school's growth and development throughout his lifetime.

Dates: undated, 1800-1907

University of Connecticut, Graduate School Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-0092
Abstract

Agenda and minutes of the Graduate School Faculty Council Executive Committe, minutes of the Graduate Faculty Council and several reports.

Dates: 1932 - 2004