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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 Unpublished materials in the Archives include photographs, films, memorabilia, administrative records of major university offices, and the papers of presidents,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:

John C. Greene Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-0008
Abstract

John Colton Greene (b. 1917) was a Professor of History at the University of Connecticut from 1967 until his retirement twenty years later. His research interests included history of evolutionary ideas in Western thought, early American science, and the historical relations of science, religion, and world view.

Dates: undated, 1952-2005

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

Joan Joffe Hall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0036
Abstract

The Joan Joffe Hall Papers include notebooks, correspondence, literary manuscripts, and professional papers of poet and educator Joan Joffe Hall. Hall taught at the University of Connecticut with a joint appointment in English and Women's Studies for forty years, beginning in 1963. Nationally renowned for her poetry and prose, she has published several collections of her work.

Dates: 1954-2011

University of Connecticut, Handicapped Homemaker Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-0005
Abstract

The project lasted five years and was officially titled “Work Simplification in the Area of Child Care for Physically Handicapped Women”. The main work of the project took place between 1955 and 1960.

Dates: undated, 1954-1972

Eleanor Herrmann Nursing History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0329
Abstract

Materials collected by Eleanor Herrmann, Professor of Nursing at the University of Connecticut, regarding the history of nursing.

Dates: 1904-2007

Martha Hewitt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-0042
Abstract Martha Hewitt was the wife of Dr. Harold Hewitt. Dr. Hewitt was a professor of chemistry and Dean of the School of Pharmacy at the University of Connecticut from 1947 until his retirement in February 1972. The collection contains a small amount of correspondence from Martha Hewitt to her family while traveling in Europe, documentation for her application to the DAR and other random personal papers. The majority of the photographs are of Mrs. Hewitt's family, although there are some of Dr....
Dates: undated, 1911-1969

Evan Hill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1987-0003
Abstract

The collection contains the research and publications of Evan Hill, journalism professor, and head of the journbalism department, at the University of Connecticut from 1965 to 1984.

Dates: 1880-1987

A. William Hoglund Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0045
Abstract

The collection contains the administrative records of Dr. A. William Hoglund, Professor of History at the University of Connecticut from 1961 until his retirement in 1997.

Dates: 1868-1997

Human Development and Family Studies Department Collection of Photographs and Ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-0056
Abstract

This collection comprises a variety of 19th century photographs including albumen prints, cyanotypes, tintypes, stereographs, cartes-de-visite and cabinet cards.

Dates: undated, 1850s-1940

Lena Hurlburt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0124
Abstract

In 1906, Lena H. Hurlburt (Class of 1908) became the first woman on the student newspaper editorial board (Class notes editor). The collection contains 3 small photograph albums documenting campus life and activities and one volume documenting her work as a teacher (1909-1910).

Dates: undated, 1902-1910

Walter R. Ihrke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-0082
Abstract

Walter Ihrke, a composer and musician, served as Head of the Music Ddepartment at the University of Connecticut from 1949-1965. The collection contains scores and recordings as well as correspondence, publications and documentation of Ihrke's "Automated Musical Training" ["Ihrke Method"].

Dates: undated, 1925-1988

University of Connecticut, Inner College Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-0051
Scope and Contents

Experimental College (undated) [Let us help you Kiss the Future] Racism at UConn Continuing Crisis at UConn: A White Paper Memoranda and statements [Inner College]

Dates: 1970s

Chester D. Jarvis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0136
Abstract

Chester D. Jarvis (1876-1948) was a horticulturist who worked at the Connecticut Agricultural College from 1906 to 1915. The collection contains his professional correspondence.

Dates: 1909-1913

Elaine Johansen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0368
Abstract Dr. Johansen was a Professor of Political Science at the University of Connecticut for nearly 20 years, from 1979 to 1996. In the early part of the 1980s Dr. Johansen performed an extensive study on Comparable Worth (an economic concept stressing equal pay for equal work, often applied to arguments of gender-based pay equity), including the collection of data on Comparable Worth initiatives in State legislatures. This work resulted in the publication of Comparable...
Dates: undated, 1920-1994

Louise T. Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0097
Abstract

The collection consists of a small number of materials documenting the career of Louise Teich Johnson (UConn Class of 1936) who taught in the School of Home Economics for 25 years.

Dates: undated, 1959-1971

Clyde Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-0102
Abstract

The professional papers of Clyde Jones, faculty member in the School of Family Studies (Home Economics) at the University of Connecticut from 1961 to 1985.

Dates: undated, 1962-1987

Lewis Katz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0035
Abstract

The Lewis Katz Papers contain administrative documentation of his work as a Professor of Chemistry (1952-1988) and Vice President of Academic Affairs (circa 1981-1988) at the University of Connecticut, as well as his service on multiple University, College and Departmental committees.

Dates: 1963-1988

Wilma Keyes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0019
Abstract

Wilma Belknap Keyes was an assistant professor at the University of Connecticut School of Home Economics from 1938-1963. During her tenure she developed and taught over 20 new art courses and saw the beginning of the School of Fine Arts as a distinct department from the School of Home Economics.

Dates: undated, 1926-1972

Edward A. Khairallah Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0305
Abstract

The collection contains the professional papers of Edward A. Khairallah, Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology, at the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1958-1996

Irene and Merle Klinck Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-0043
Abstract

The collection contains materials associated with Irene and Merle Klinck. Mr. Klinck was employed as an Instructor, Farm Machinery beginning in 1918. By 1943, Klinck was an Associate Professor of Agricultural Engineering and Acting Department Head.

Dates: undated, 1923, 1971

Everett Carll Ladd, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0038
Abstract

The collection contains the professional papers of Dr. Ladd, professor of political science and director of the Roper Center at the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1959-2000

Jack Hall Lamb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-0084
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, minutes, studies, reports, syllabi, examinations, newsletters and other administrative materials associated with Dr. Lamb's tenure at the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 1952-1980

George H. Lamson, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1983-0006
Abstract

Mr. George H. Lamson, Jr. was a faculty member at Connecticut Agricultural College for over twenty-five years. Professor of Zoology and Entomology, Lamson became the Dean of the Division of Arts and Sciences until his death in 1931. He is best known for his research on parasitic insects.

Dates: circa 1920-1935

Walter Landauer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0057
Abstract Walter Landauer was born in Mannheim, Germany, on 15 July 1896 the son of S. Friedrich and Charlotte Ziegler Landauer. He attended the University of Frankfurt and received his doctorate from the University of Heidelberg in 1922. He held the position of Zoology Instructor from 1922-1924 at Heidelberg before accepting a position at the University of Connecticut in 1924 at the Experiment Station. From 1928 until his retirement in 1964, Landauer was a professor in the department of animal...
Dates: 1919-1996

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

University of Connecticut, Legal and Legislative Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0125
Abstract

As Connecticut's state university and its land-grant college, the University of Connecticut's history has largely been shaped by its relationships with the state and federal governments. The present collection is intended to bring together the state and federal legislation and the judicial cases, which have defined those relationships, together with contemporary discussions of these matters.

Dates: 1881-1982

University of Connecticut Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-0024
Scope and Content The University of Connecticut Library's (UCL) collection contains library office files from 1940-to the present, including accession records dating back to 1882. The collection includes the files of university librarians, staff members, and several directors of the university library, as well as meeting minutes, staff and personnel records, and records concerning the construction of Homer Babbidge Library.The files and official records of several UCL committees, teams and...
Dates: undated, 1882-

Maker Collection of the UConn Marching Band

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-0067
Abstract

The collection contains musical scores arranged and drills designed for the University of Connecticut Marching Band by David Maker.

Dates: undated, 1969-1983

University of Connecticut, Map and Blueprint Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0229
Abstract

Maps, drawings and blueprints of University property.

Dates: 1866-2004