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 Unpublished materials in the Archives include photographs, films, memorabilia, administrative records of major university offices, and the papers of presidents,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

University of Connecticut, Rainbow Center Records

Identifier: 2013-0153

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

Dates: 1998-2013

Carl W. Rettenmeyer Papers

Identifier: 2010-0063
Abstract Carl W. Rettenmeyer was an American biologist who specialised in army ants. He was well known for his photography of army ants, with his photographs appearing in over 100 publications and he used his video footage to create two DVDs. He taught at the University of Kansas from 1960 until 1971 and then at the University of Connecticut until his retirement in 1996, after being diagnosed with Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia. After his death on April 9, 2009, a set of papers on army ants were...
Dates: undated, 1959-1979

Diana I. Rios Collection of Ethnic Press Newspapers

Identifier: 2009-0107

The collection contains newspapers collected in conjunction with the University of Connecticut Libraries' exhibit, "The Ethnic American Press: Cultural Maintenance and Assimilation Roles." The collection is comprised of a broad spectrm of non-English and English language papers collected by Diana I. Rios, professor of communication sciences at the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 1992-2009

Gary A. Robbins Papers

Identifier: 2022-0077
Content Description

Research collection, reports, studies and instruction materials collected by Professor Gary A. Robbins.

Dates: undated, 1905 - 2004

Roper Center for Public Opinion Research Records

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

Mary Lou Rosencranz Research Collection

Identifier: 2015-0093
Scope and Contents

2 document boxes of clippings, notes, articles and materials related to the research (fashion) interests of Professor Marylou Rosencranz (Home Ec)

Dates: undated

Stuart Rothenberg Papers

Identifier: 2015-0149
Scope and Contents

Notes, interview questions, articles, media, images pertaining to the career of Stuart Rothenberg.

Episodes of his cable television show, "It's Only Politics," have been digitized and are available in the Library digital repository.

Dates: undated, 1984-2012

Edward J. Rubins Papers

Identifier: 2006-0285

The collection primarily consists of correspondence between Edward J. Rubins and his wife, Ruth, between 1942 and 1943. Also included is a mansucript copy of Rubins' dissertation (1948, University of Maryland) and two letters from Albert Jorgensen, President of the University of Connecticut, concerning Rubins' employment at the University.

Dates: undated, 1942-1950, 1958-1964

Phil Samponaro Papers

Identifier: 2003-0049

Phil Samponaro graduated from the University of Connecticut with degrees in History (M.A. 1994, Ph.D. 2003). During his graduate career at the University he worked with several professors in the History Department as a Teaching Assistant. The collection contains syllabi, typed class notes, handouts, memoranda and articles pertaining to the classes in which Dr. Samponaro was enrolled or a Teaching Assistant (TA).

Dates: 1992-2000

Carl W. Schaefer Papers

Identifier: 2001-0016

Dr. Carl W. Schaefer wais a professor in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department at the University of Connecticut. The collection documents his professional interests and activities.

Dates: undated, 1963-1992

Max Schaffrath Papers

Identifier: 2006-0240

The collection contains correspondence from a student at Storrs Agricultural College to his brother who was at Exeter Academy in New Hampshire.

Dates: 1896-1898, 1945

Andre Schenker Papers

Identifier: 1983-0008

Andre Schenker was born in 1897 and received his education at the Connecticut Agricultural College (UConn) and Yale University. He was a professor of history at UConn from 1928 - 1965.

Dates: undated, 1898-1972

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

Identifier: 2010-0100

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

Dates: 2010

August Frederick Schulze Papers

Identifier: 2002-0100

The collection contains materials associated with August Schulze's experiences as a student at Connecticut Agricultural College (B.S. 1910, M.S. 1922). The collection also contains materials associated with Doris Schulze Cox's experiences at the University of Connecticut in the late 1940s.

Dates: 1908-1920

Howard A. Seckerson Papers

Identifier: 1990-0043
Abstract Seckerson became head of the English Department at Connecticut Agricultural College in 1921. His development of the department assisted in the conversion from a vocational college into a state university in 1939. His management of the dramatic club laid the foundation for the future Department of Speech and Drama. In addition to teaching, Mr. Seckerson was an ordained minister and returned to pastoral duties after retiring from the University in 1946. At the time of his retirement, the...
Dates: undated, 1921-1961

Harold Seidman Papers

Identifier: 1984-0031

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

University of Connecticut, Semester of the Thirties Records

Identifier: 1979-0016
Abstract In the Spring of 1969, the University of Connecticut devoted a whole semester to the study of the 1930s. An all-campus venture, the project drew on all the resources of the University and brought in distinguished visitors, some of whom had been cultural figures of that decade. Called "The Semester of the Thirties," this experiment in higher education probably brought together more aspects of a decade in cultural, political, economic, and social history than any such project undertaken by a...
Dates: 1968-1969

James Slater Papers

Identifier: 1998-0367

The James Slater papers documents Slater's career as a world renowned entomologist and faculty member at the University of Connecticut from 1953 until his retirement in 1988. The correspondence, diaries, notes, records, photographs and other materials also reflect Slater's research on milk glass and colonial gravestones.

Dates: 1937-2004

Cynthia Reeves Snow Collection

Identifier: 2003-0156

The collection contains audio cassettes, photographs, correspondence, ephemera, notes, publications, memorials pertaining to the artist Cynthia Snow.

Dates: undated, 1927, 2001; Majority of material found in 2001 - 2001

Bruce M. Stave Papers

Identifier: 2003-0054

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

Walter Stemmons Papers

Identifier: 1997-0123

Walter Stemmons became Agricultural Editor at the Connecticut Agricultural College in 1918. The scope of his official responsibilities expanded rapidly as the college grew into a state university. He was director of the Division of Publications and University Editor until he retired in 1954.

Dates: undated, 1882-1964

Milton R. Stern Papers

Identifier: 1991-0054

Milton Stern joined the University of Connecticut in 1958 as an assistant professor of English and remained with the institution until his retirement in 1991.

Dates: 1968-1975

Lois Greene Stone Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1989-0029

Lois Greene graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1955. In 1956, she married Gerald E. Stone, M.D. Ms. Stone has published extensively and is well represented in museums and cultural institutions throughout the United States.

Dates: undated,1951-1996

Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station Records

Identifier: 1972-0001
Abstract The records of the Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station provide information on one of the oldest agricultural experiment and research stations in the United States. The records provide substantial information on the early years of the Experiment Station from 1888 to 1920. The majority of the records consist of correspondence to and from the executive and administrative staff of the station and local farmers and business organizations interested in obtaining information about the station's...
Dates: 1882-1973; Majority of material found within 1888-1920

Storrs Congregational Church Records

Identifier: 2006-0256

The collection contains administrative records and historical documents of the Storrs (Connecticut) Congregational Church.

Dates: undated, 1737-1972

Storrs FamilyPhotograph Collection

Identifier: 2007-0005

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

Storrs School Literary Society Records

Identifier: 1999-0112

The collection contains correspondence, reports, membership lists and other pertinent and ephemeral materials concerning the history, organization, and fraternal affiliates of the Storrs School Literary Society (later the College Shakespearean Club).

Dates: undated, 1894-1987.

Storrs Story Records

Identifier: 1998-0275

The collection contains moving picture film and soundtrack documenting events in the history of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated