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 Unpublished materials in the Archives include photographs, films, memorabilia, administrative records of major university offices, and the papers of presidents,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

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-0029
Scope and Contents

SUBOG minutes, events and reports photographs, flyers and documentation of Family Weekend, Husky WOW, Homecoming,

Dates: 1978-2012

Daniel W. Talmadge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-0012
Abstract

The collection contains the research, publications and correspondence of Daniel W. Talmadge, a professor of Poultry Science at the University of Connecticut from 1949 until his retirement in 1979.

Dates: undated, 1949-1976

University of Connecticut, Technology Commercialization Services Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-0055
Abstract

Patents, national and international, awarded to faculty at the University of Connecticut beginning in 1968.

Dates: 1968-1990

Robert Thorson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0026
Abstract

Professor of geology and geophysics at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Thorson holds a joint appointment in anthropology. His current research includes the historical archaeology of New England landscapes and seismic hazards in Seattle. He served as consultant on the development of exhibits at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum in Uncasville, CT.

Dates: undated, 1851-2005

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, Undergraduate Student Government Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1987-0009
Abstract An undergraduate student government has existed at the University of Connecticut in Storrs in various forms and under different names since 1894. Originally composed of nine elected students who worked with the faculty “upon matters of government of the college.” This body was reorganized in 1921 as the Student Senate. The Student Senate became the Associated Student Government (ASG) in 1933 with the adoption of a constitution. The ASG was dissolved in 1973 and was replaced by the Federation...
Dates: undated, 1944-2009

University of Connecticut, University Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0260
Abstract

Organized in February 1960, the University Club was created by the merger of two former Faculty Clubs with (dining) facilities in the new "Commons" building. It ceased to exist in the spring of 1968 when its functions were undertaken by the new Faculty-Alumni Center.

Dates: undated, 1960-1968

University of Connecticut, University Communications Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-0007
Abstract The office of University Communications is responsible for strategic marketing and planning to promote the University's image and enhance its reputation among key local, regional and national audiences. Supporting this endeavor on the Storrs campus are several units: News and Editorial, Strategic Marketing, UConn Health Marketing, Social Media, Multimedia, Internal Communications, Public Records and UConn Magazine. The communications office is the primary source for current news and...
Dates: 1966-2009

University of Connecticut Memorabilia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0026
Abstract

The collection contains ephemeral and artifactual materials created, collected, utilized, worn and/or associated primarily with members of the University community in conjunction with their experiences at or with the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1881-2018

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

University of Connecticut League Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0098
Abstract

The collection contains documents related to the administrative, financial, social and cultural functions of the University of Connecticut League from 1966-201998. Founded "to promote social and friendly relations within, and to provide worthwhile service to the University and community," the UConn League has sponsored a variety of social, cultural, and fundraising events for the local and UConn communities and for its own membership.

Dates: 1966-2018

University of Connecticut Poster Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0040
Abstract

An artificial collection, identified by format, documenting University of Connecticut events, particularly athletic activities, from 1969-2012.

Dates: undated, 1969-2016

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [George A. Works, 1929-1930]

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0178
Abstract

George Alan Works assumed the presidency of Connecticut Agricultural College in 1929 after a distinguished career at the University of Chicago.

Dates: undated, 1926-1930

University of Connecticut Professional Employees Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0138
Abstract

The collection contains administrative records, correspondence, legal documents, financial records, publications, and fliers (pamphlets, handouts, announcements), related to the University of Connecticut Professional Employees Association (UCPEA), which has represented the professional staff at UConn since 1972. UCPEA is the exclusive bargaining agent for more than 1,600 professional staff at UConn.

Dates: 1976-1997

University Scrapbook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0028
Abstract

The scrapbooks were created by individuals and entitities associated with the University of Connecticut and maintained as a separate collection because of format requirements.

Dates: undated, 1884-1998

University of Connecticut, University Senate Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-0006
Abstract

The University Senate is a legislative body responsible for establishing minimum rules and general regulations pertaining to all undergraduate schools and colleges. The collection contains the officials minutes of the organization as well as reports, studies and working materials of the Senate and its associated committees. Also included are the minutes of an earlier faculty governance and policy decision making group.

Dates: undated, 1893-2000

Albert Van Dusen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-0071
Abstract

The personal and research collection of UConn history professor, and Connecticut State Historian, Albert Van Dusen. The collection contains Van Dusen's note cards, research notes, and photostats of historical documents for his various research projects. The bulk of the collection consists of research materials compiled by Van Dusen, focused on Connecticut Governor Jonathan Trumbull.

Dates: undated, 1631-1994

University of Connecticut, Vice President & Chief Financial Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-0001
Abstract

The Vice President and Chief Financial Officer is responsible for coordinating the development of financial plans, implementing the annual budget, financial reporting, accounting and debt management.

Dates: undated, 1999-2009

University of Connecticut, Vice President for Academic Affairs Office Records [Anthony DiBenedetto and Julius A. Elias, 1981-1988]

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0154
Abstract

The Vice President for Academic Affairs, formerly the Provost, is the chief academic officer of the University and reports directly to the University President. The following University officers report to the Vice President for Academic Affairs: Assistant and Associate Provosts, Deans of Schools and Colleges, and the Directors of the Computer Center, Fiscal Services, Institutional Research, and the University Libraries.

Dates: undated, 1960-1991

University of Connecticut, Vice President for Academic Affairs Office Records [Kenneth G. Wilson, 1974-1981]

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0152
Scope and Content

The collection contains administrative records, correspondence, reports, minutes, publications and other materials pertaining to the administration of the academic segments of the University. The collection documents the policies, programs and major issues of concern for the institution from the mid 1970s through the early 1980s.

Dates: undated, 1939-1984

J. Louis von der Mehden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0019
Abstract J. Louis von der Mehden, Jr. was born 20 July 1873 in San Francisco, California. Von der Mehden held several positions in San Francisco before moving east to New York City after the 1906 earthquake. He was steadily employed as a cellist or conductor with theatrical or commercial bands. Von der Mehden worked for a year as the musical director of Herald Square Theater before becoming involved full time in the recording industry, working at different times for five different phonograph studios:...
Dates: undated, 1894-1955

Walter I. Wardwell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-0018
Abstract

In 1949, Wardwell was appointed instructor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Connecticut. He was promoted to Assistant Professor in 1952 and to Professor in 1966. He retired in 1984 after a 35 year teaching career at the University.

Dates: 1946-1984

Charles E. Waring Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-0008
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence to and from Charles E. Waring and Geraldine H. Waring. Dr. Waring was a professor in the Chemistry Department at the University of Connecticut from 1946 until his retirement in 1979.

Dates: undated, 1914-1988

Rex Warner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-0003
Abstract Author, translator and professor of English, Rex Warner was born 9 March 1905, in Birmingham, England, the son of Frederick Ernest (a clergyman) and Kathleen (Luce) Warner. Educated at Wadham College, Oxford (B.A. with honors, 1928), Warner was a member of the British Home Guard from 1942 until 1945. He was the Tallman Professor of Classics at Bowdoin College (1961-1962) before joining the English faculty at the University of Connecticut in 1962. Warner retired from the University after...
Dates: 1945-1970

Walter Washko Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-0011
Abstract

Lecture notes, articles, clippings and syllabi for courses taught by Walter Washko, Professor of Plant Science (Agronomy) at the University of Connecticut frm 1964-1986.

Dates: undated

Randolph W. and Beatrice H. Whaples Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-0049
Abstract

Randolph W. Whaples and Beatrice C. H. Whaples graduated from Connecticut Agricultural College in 1927. Mrs. Whaples returned to the University of Connecticut in the mid 1950s and was awarded an M.S. degree in 1957. The collection contains course notes, assignments, papers, quizzes, examinations and similar materials related to the academic career of the Whaples.

Dates: undated, 1923-1957

Charles A. Wheeler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-0056
Abstract

The Charles A. Wheeler Papers contains correspondence and ephemeral materials pertaining to his association with Storrs Agricultual College, now the University of Connecticut. Mr. Wheeler was a mathematics instructor who also taught free-hand drawing and surveying at the College from 1897 to 1930. He is also identified as the College Engineer. His wife, Maude K. Wheeler taught Domestic Science (Home Economics) at the College from 1898 to 1900.

Dates: 1886-1926.

Nathan L. Whetten Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0131
Abstract

Nathan L. Whetten began his career at the University of Connecticut 1932 as a statistician in the Sociology Department, then located at the Experimental Station. In 1940, Whetten was offered the position of Dean of the Graduate School, a position he held until 1970/1971. Dr. Whetten died in 1984.

Dates: 1932-1998

University of Connecticut, WHUS Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0005
Abstract

The collection contains sound recordings played and/or produced by the student radio station at the University of Connecticut, WHUS.

Dates: undated, 1974-1993

University of Connecticut, William Benton Museum of Art Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-0104
Scope and Contents

5 boxes of announcements, publicity, publications and programs associated with exhibitions and programs offered by the Benton--enveloped by year. Oversize posters (publicity)

Dates: 1997