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University of Connecticut, Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0290

Scope and Content

The collection contains correspondence, publications, fliers, brochures, plans, drawings, photographs and ephemeral materials pertaining to the operation of the Dodd Research Center and its programs. Over time additional files pertaining to the operation of Special Collections and Historical Manuscripts and Archives have been added, creating some overlap between Series II-V. All materials relate to the functioning of the Archives & Special Collections area as a unit of the University of Connecticut Libraries.

Dates

  • undated, 1965-2011

Access

The collection is open and available for research.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.

History

Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, a division of the University of Connecticut Libraries, was created by the merger of Special Collections and Historical Manuscripts and Archives in 1995. The new area moved into the Dodd Research Center upon its opening. President William Clinton officiated at the dedication of the Center and kicked off the "Dodd Year", a year-long series of lectures, exhibitions and events.

Extent

42.85 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Archives & Special Collections, located at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, was created by the merger of Special Collections and Historical Manuscripts and Archives in 1995. The new area moved into the Dodd Center upon its opening. President William Clinton officiated at the dedication of the Center and kicked off the "Dodd Year", a year long series of lectures, exhibitions and events. Although the Center houses several entities, the vast majority of the information in the collection pertains to Archives & Special Collections.

Arrangement

Series I: Dodd Year (undated, 1988-1996)

Series II: Administrative Records (undated, 1988-)

Series III: Program Records (undated, 1992-)

Series IV: Publications (undated, 1976-)

Series V: Predecessor Departments (undated, 1965-1997)

Series VI: Media (undated, ) includes Cornell West and other recorded lectures as well as photographs of A& SC events.

Acquisition Information

The materials in the collection have been periodically transferred by the area staff to the University Archives.

Separated Material

The following materials have been separated from the collection and cataloged:

Connecticut History Online Reception Dodd Video 108

Connecticut Children's Book fair Lecture, November 9, 2001 Dodd Video 111

Teale Lecture Series by Joseph Bruchac Dodd Video 388

UConn Sackler Lecture on Human Rights with Harold Koh October 2, 2007 Dodd DVD 93

Readings from Sen. Chris Dodd's Book "Letters from Nuremburg" October 1, 2007 Dodd DVD 94

2004 Strochlitz Presentation Dr. Philip Nel, Writing Lives Ruth Krauss and Crockett Johnson [damaged, removed 2/8/2010]

Birthing a New Healthcare System, Nancy Johnson, March 24, 2008 Dodd Video 397

Edwin Way Teale Lecture Series, Gary Snyder 1998-0290.ac1

Rabbi Poupico, Konover Dedication 1998-0290.ac2

Teale Lecture Series 2006-2007, David Allen Sibley, April 12, 2007; 1998-0290.vr1

50 Years Later 1998-0290.vr2

3rd Annual CT Teacher's Conference, October 22, 1999; 1998-0290.vr3

Grant Writing Seminar 1998-0290.vr4

Death Penalty in CT "Hot Issues" Forum September 26, 2001; 1998-0290.vr5

Doris and Simon Konover Speaker, Rabbi Kesler, President Hartley 1998-0290.ac3

RBS Greenwich Capital Economic Seminar: Peter Fisher 1998-0290.dvd1
Title
University of Connecticut, Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center Records
Status
Under Revision
Author
Archives & Special Collections staff
Date
2011 February
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

Contact:
University of Connecticut Library
405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205
Storrs Connecticut 06269-1205 USA US