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International Silver Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-0008
Abstract

The International Silver Company was organized under the laws of the State of New Jersey on November 19, 1898. Within the next year, seventeen companies were purchased. By the early 1900s, it had become a large industrial corporation. Its operations centered at Meriden, Connecticut, would prove to be the major producer of silver products in the United States.

Dates: 1853-1931

University of Connecticut, International Studies Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0343
Abstract

A review of the International Studies program at the University of Connecticut was undertaken in the winter of 1987. At which a committee was formed to collect information on the existing programs at the University, review prior reports and plans, make recommendations and plans in light of expected reorganization and gather opinions from the campus community. Working from an earlier report (1985), the committee completed its work and disbanded by April 1987.

Dates: undated, 1985-1989

International Union of Steam Engineers, Local 62 Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0008
Abstract

Labor union of steam-driven construction equipment operators of Danbury, Connecticut. Collection consists of correspondence, grievance reports, by-laws and constitution, and membership lists. Includes information about work conditions of the union members and a strike in 1904.

Dates: undated, 1901-1905

International Women's Year Conference Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-0003
Abstract

The Connecticut State conference of the International Women's Year was held at the University of Bridgeport on 11-12 June 1977. The women's conference was sponsored by the National Committee on the Observance of International Women's Year in order to elect delegates to attend the National Conference in Houston in November and to adopt resolutions to present to the National Conference.

Dates: 1973-1980

Ives and Pierce Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0008
Abstract

Ives and Pierce, a rural business in Canaan, Connecticut, was owned by Henry B. Ives and Robert D. Pierce, and sold grain, chicken feed, poultry, and agricultural supplies to local farmers. The business also sold coal to local residents. The records consist of 36 volumes of financial journals, daybooks, and coal and account books.

Dates: 1895-1929

J. B. Williams Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1967-0001
Abstract

Started as Williams' Genuine Yankee Soap around 1840; moved to Glastonbury, Connecticut in 1847 and gained its current name in 1848; acquired Conti Products Corporation in 1950; acquired R. B. Selmer, Inc. in 1952; was acquired by Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in 1957 and moved to Cranford, New Jersey but keeping the same name; was eventually sold to Nabisco in 1971.

Dates: 1853-1956

Oliver O. Jensen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0042
Abstract

Personal and professional papers of Oliver Ormerod Jensen, writer, editor, self-taught historian, and railroad enthusiast.

Dates: undated, 1840s-2001

Nancy L. Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-0008
Abstract The papers of Congresswoman Nancy Lee Johnson. A member of the Connecticut state senate (1977-1982) and delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1980, Ms. Johnson was elected as a Republican to the Ninety-eighth and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 3, 2007). Ms. Johnson was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1983 to 2007, representing first the 6th district and later the 5th District of Connecticut following the...
Dates: undated, 1983-2009

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

Joshua's Tract Conservation and Historic Trust, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-0027
Abstract Joshua's Tract Conservation and Historic Trust is a membership organization formed in 1966 to receive gifts of money and land, or to buy land of historic, aesthetic, or scientific value, to be preserved for the benefit of future generations. Its region of concern includes the northeast Connecticut towns of Andover, Ashford, Chaplin, Columbia, Coventry, Franklin, Hampton, Lebanon, Mansfield, Scotland, Tolland, Willington, and Windham. Together with Joshua's Trust conservation restriction...
Dates: [1675], 1963-2011

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

Vivien Kellems Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0033
Abstract

Vivien Kellems, Connecticut businesswoman and activist, served as president of the Kellems Cable Grip Company into the early 1960s. She also devoted herself to challenging the United States Government on issues such as personal rights during war time, business tax withholding from employees, inflated singles income tax and fair voting procedures.

Dates: undated, 1879-1976

Barbara B. Kennelly Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0369
Abstract

Barbara Bailey Kennelly represented Connecticut in Congress for 17 years, leaving in 1999 as the highest ranking woman member in the history of the House of Representatives to that time. The collection includes correspondence to and from constituents and colleagues, notes, research materials, speeches, official congressional documents, congressional records, press clips, photographs, audio and video tapes, and special interest reports.

Dates: undated, 1977-1998

Kent Iron Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0009
Abstract

The Kent Iron Company was formed in 1864 by a group of local residents of Kent, Connecticut. The company was established on the site of an iron foundry that is believed to have produced ammunition for Washington's army and parts of the chain that the colonists extended across the Hudson River to prevent passage of British warships. Kent Iron Company's hot blast furnace was erected on the site of the region's first blast furnace built in 1826.

Dates: 1832-1882

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

David Kherdian Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-0012
Abstract

Materials related to the life and career of author David Kherdian. The collection is comprised of correspondence, notes, galley proofs, print proofs, and publications, and contains many of his published works. In addition to his literary work, the collection contains various materials related to his Armenian family and interests.

Dates: 1917 - 2016

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

Ken Krayeske Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0090
Abstract

The Ken Krayeske Papers consist of administrative records, publications, pamphlets, correspondence, clippings, financial records, fliers, legal documents, audio cassettes, photographs, and posters of Meriden, Connecticut based attorney and activist Ken Krayeske. The collection contains materials from 1969 to 2009, with the bulk of the collection comprised of materials from the 1990s and 2000s.

Dates: 1969-2009

University of Connecticut, Labor Education Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1981-0005
Abstract

First established as a program within the Labor Management Institute in 1946, the Labor Education evolved into a separate center in 1961. Its purpose is to fulfill the educational, consultation, and research needs of the state's unions.

Dates: undated, 1948-1970

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

Leavenworth Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0089
Abstract

The collection documents the personal and professional lives of several generations of Leavenworths residing in Connecticut.

Dates: 1755-2004

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-

University of Connecticut, Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1971-0002
Abstract

The Loeb Awards were designed to reward authors whose writings in business and finance report explain the mechanics, strengths, problems, and values of American capitalism and enterprise. The Advisory Board of the Loeb Awards at the University of Connecticut sought those meritorious journalistic contributions which combined superior writing, clarity, accuracy, and analysis of subjects of import to the growth and development of the American enterprise system.

Dates: 1958-1961

Samuel Lubell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-0013
Scope and Content Note The bulk of the collection consists of data files, organized by state, along with interview reports, voting district maps and Lubell's analysis of election data at both the presidential and congressional level. Lubell's correspondence and the manuscripts of his major books and articles are also included, as well as lecture notes for the seminars Lubell taught in his later years. The collection also contains several boxes of materials relating to Lubell's work with the Office of War...
Dates: 1818-1972

Arthur J. Lumsden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0243
Abstract

The collection contains documentation of Mr. Lumsden's activities and association with the Greater Hartford Chamber of Commerce, Greater Hartford Corporation, Hartford City Council from the 1960s through the 1980s.

Dates: undated, circa 1960-circa 1985.

Peter E. Lynch Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0099
Abstract

The Peter E. Lynch Railroad Collection consists of materials almost exclusively associated with the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (a.k.a. New Haven Railroad), including timetables, arranged package car service lists, and train order forms. Also includes a Western Maryland Railroad mortgage bond (1870) and a Penn Central timetable (1969).

Dates: 1870, 1910-1969.

Francis T. Maloney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0010
Abstract

Francis T. Maloney was a United States Senator from 1934 until his death in 1945. Previous to that, he was a Congressman and, before that, Mayor of his hometown, Meriden, Connecticut. During World War I he was a member of the U.S. Naval Reserve Force.

Dates: undated, 1931-1959

Mansfield (Connecticut) League of Women Voters Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-0159
Abstract The materials that compose the records of the Mansfield League of Women Voters in this collection begin with minutes documenting a meeting that took place on 5 February, 1942. As the League gained strength in membership and purpose the records of its activities have included: organizational documents such as histories of the League, by-laws, Board policies, Board rosters and membership directories; minutes of Board meetings, annual meetings, and sporadic general membership meetings;...
Dates: undated, 1942-2011