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 Unpublished materials in the Archives include photographs, films, memorabilia, administrative records of major university offices, and the papers of presidents,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

Eduard Mark Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-0120
Abstract

Eduard M. Mark was a University of Connecticut educated historian who studied the Cold War era of U.S. military history. His collection consists of correspondence, notes, administrative records, transcripts, legal documents, manuscripts, photographs, news clippings, and books from the 1920s to the present.

Dates: undated, 1922-2005

Harry J. Marks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0031
Abstract

Papers of Harry J. Marks, long time professor of history at the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1946-2005

Eva B. Mason Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-0064
Abstract

Eva Belle Mason (Mrs. Henry Knowlton) graduated from Connecticut Agricultural College in 1900. The collection contains her notebook from her Sewing class and the dress she made to wear to Commencement.

Dates: circa 1900, 1975

University of Connecticut, Master Plan Advisory Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0123
Abstract The Master Plan Advisory Committee, a broadly representative group appointed to shape the Plan's development, prepared five over-arching principles or guiding themes to be addressed: accessibility, flexibility and durability, aestethics, community, and committment. These planning priniciples guide the process of creating the Master Plan and should accompany the process of revisiting the Plan as the campus develops. The committee has since been renamed the Building, Grounds, and Environment...
Dates: 2000-2009

Elizabeth E. May Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0119
Abstract

A noted educator, administrator, writer and researcher, Dr. May joined the faculty of the University of Connecticut in 1952 as Dean of the School of Home Economics at the University of Connecticut. She retired from the University in 1964.

Dates: undated, 1901-1996

Augustus Mazzocca Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-0203
Scope and Contents Includes print portfolios made by participants in advanced printing workshops at the University of Connecticut led by Gus Mazzocca and visiting artists Terry Buckley and Tony Brithewaite from the London College of Printing; print portfolios made by participants in Department of Graphics at the Art Academy of Krakow with visiting artists Terry Buckley and Gus Mazzocca; print portfolio made by visiting artists Anna Sobol-Wejman and Stanislaw Wejman; Interprint portfolios, 2000 and 2008;...
Dates: 1985-2013

Robert G. Mead, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0027
Abstract Born in Cleveland in 1913, Mead spent most of his early years in Mexico, developing great facility in both English and Spanish. He worked for the OSS during World War II gathering intelligence from Latin American periodicals. After receiving his Ph.D. in 1949, Mead became a professor at the University of Connecticut. In addition to a long and prestigious career as a teacher of foreign languages, Mead was a prolific scholar on Hispanic literature and an advocate for improved Inter-American...
Dates: 1939-2000

University of Connecticut, Men's Basketball Championship Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0047
Abstract

The collection contains materials associated with the UConn Men's Basketball team's first NCAA Division I Championship in 1999.

Dates: 1998-1999

Garry A. Miles Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0145
Abstract

Garry A. Miles was an instructor at the University of Connecticut from 1933 (Extension, Asst. Poultryman 1933-?; Instructor, Poultry Husbandry by 1940-1943).

Dates: undated, 1926-1969

Lawrence F. Morico Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0076
Abstract

Lawrence Morico was born 2 April 1936 and completed his undergraduate education at the University of Connecticut in 1958.

Dates: circa 1955-1958

Albert E. Moss Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-0031
Abstract

Mr. Albert E. Moss was a faculty member at Connecticut Agricultural College (now the University of Connecticut) for twenty-nine years. He is best known for his work in the field of Forestry. Focus of the collection is survey work on the transfer of land to and from the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1761-1978 ; Majority of material found within 1910-1965

Earl H. Newcomer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1987-0028
Abstract

Earl Newcomer was a Professor of Botany (1948-1968) at the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1940-1969

James B. Olcott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1977-0003
Abstract

James B. Olcott was a member of the first Board of Trustees of Storrs Agricultural School, now the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1883-1916

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

University of Connecticut, Organization for Tropical Studies Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-0086
Scope and Contents

2 binders (3 pdf files) of administrative records associated with UConn's membership in the Organization that has had a large influence on the work and development of faculty and student research. Courses taught in Costa Rica and high involvement of EEB faculty.

Dates: 1964-2014

Thomas G. Paterson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0365
Abstract Thomas Graham Paterson received his Bachelors degree from the University of New Hampshire in 1963, and his Masters and Doctoral degrees from the University of California, Berkeley in 1964 and 1968, respectively. As an historian, educator, and author, he has written and co-written a number of books and articles, and has also acted as an editor for various other publications. Paterson is known primarily for his contributions to the history of the Cold War with a focus on Cuba, as well as...
Dates: 1836-2002

Alison Paul Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-0013
Abstract

Galley proofs of The Crow.

Dates: 2007

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

Marie F. and James S. Peters II Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0062
Abstract

The collection contains the professional papers of Marie Ferguson Peters, the first African American Professor at the University (Home Economics, 1963), and her husband, psychologist James S. Peters II. Drafts and proofs of Dr. James Peters' work is also included in the collection.

Dates: undated, 1948-2005

University of Connecticut Photograph Collection RG3 [negatives]

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0010-RG3
Scope and Content Note

Approximately 247,360 negatives documenting all aspects of University life.

Dates: 1951-1999

University of Connecticut Photograph Collection RG6 [postcards]

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0010-RG6
Scope and Content Note

Collection contains real photo postcards and postcards published by the University of Connecticut bookstore, H.V. Beebe, A.H. Johnson, Illustrated Postcard Co., Hiram N. Fenn, Danziger and Berman, Kaufman Bros. documenting buildings and views of the University. A small set of postcards documenting Carnegie Libraries sent to Edwina Whitney, College Librarian (1900-1934), are also included.

Dates: 1900-2010

University of Connecticut Photograph Collection RG2 [slides]

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0010-RG2
Scope and Content Note

Approximately 9,560 slides document the University of Connecticut. Includes Kodachrome slides made during the 1940s.

Dates: 1940-1980

University of Connecticut Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0010
Abstract

Images of the University of Connecticut and surroundings in a variety of formats.

Dates: undated, 1881-2006

Arthur J. Pierpont Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1985-0022
Abstract

Arthur Joseph Pierpont was born 3 December 1876. He was a 1895 graduate of Storrs Agricultural College, now the University of Connecticut. A noted authority on agricultural matters, Mr. Pierpont was a member of the Waterbury Milk Producers Association, Trustee of his alma mater (Connecticut Agricultural College as of 1899) and manager of the College's Gilbert Farm, a working farm in Georgetown, Connecticut, bequeathed to the College in 1906.

Dates: undated, 1902-1931

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-0004
Abstract

Records of the chief administrative officer of the University of Connecticut and its predecessor institutions. The records are subdivided by administration and identified and described by the name/tenure of the individual serving as president. In more recent years, the records are identified by date of transfer.

Dates: undated, 1881-

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Edwin O. Smith, 1908]

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-0004
Abstract

Edwin O. Smith served as acting President of the Connecticut Agricultural College from April - September 1908. The one folder of correspondence pertains to the dual-job amendment before the Connecticut General Assembly in the late 1950s.

Dates: 1929-1958

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Rufus W. Stimson, 1901-1908]

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0003
Abstract

Professor of English language and literature (1897-1901). Appointed president pro tempore by the Board of Trustees 5 October 1901. Stimson rResigned in 1908 to “become the executive head of an agricultural college that is to be established at Northampton, MA to be known as the Smith Agricultural School.”

Dates: undated, 1891-1992

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