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Elmo Roper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-0050
Abstract

Elmo Roper (1900-1971) was a pioneer in the fields of market research and public opinion polling. The collection contains correspondence, speeches, speech cards, articles, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks, some job files from Roper Research Associates, and a variety of press releases, advertisements, and legal papers from the various groups and corporations with which he was involved.

Dates: 1909-1972

Royal Industrial Union Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-0122
Abstract

Union that represented workers at the Royal Typewriter Company in Hartford, Connecticut. Records consist of index cards of information created by the union about workers for a strike in 1967 and dues paid by members.

Dates: undated, 1966-1972

Phil Samponaro Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0049
Abstract

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

Sargent and Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-0038
Abstract Sargent and Company was a manufacturer of locks and hardware, with headquarters in New Haven, Connecticut. Originally established in New York City as a commission business, Sargent and Company relocated to New Britain, Connecticut, several years later under the name J. B. Sargent & Company. Unable to expand at this location, Sargent purchased land in New Haven, Connecticut, and moved the company, one hundred employees and their families on 1 May 1865. By 1887, the plant had expanded to...
Dates: undated, 1720-1955

Savings Bank of Manchester Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-0048
Abstract The Savings Bank of Manchester was founded in 1905 as a mutual savings bank, owned by and serving its depositors in the Manchester, Connecticut, community. SBM existed for 99 years, opening a total of 28 branch offices in the eastern half of Connecticut. In 2004, SBM merged with New Haven Savings Bank to become part of NewAlliance Bank. The collection, the bulk of which ranges from 1905 to 2003, contains administrative and financial records, including the original ledgers and account books,...
Dates: undated, 1839, 1905-2004

Richard Scarry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0048
Abstract

The Richard Scarry Papers contain materials related to Scarry himself, but the majority of the archives pertains to the creation, production, and distribution of his books for children. The archives contains materials and correspondence concerning Scarry's early work, with Western Publishing and Little Golden Books, beginning in the 1950s. A greater amount of material concerns the works produced by Scarry during his later association with Random House.

Dates: undated, 1946-1997

Carl W. Schaefer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-0016
Abstract

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

University of Connecticut, School of Allied Health Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-0071
Abstract

Administrative records documenting the work of the School of Allied Health at the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 1972-2006

University of Connecticut, School of Business Administration Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0091
Abstract

The University of Connecticut's School of Business was established in 1941 as the School of Business Administration. The collection contains faculty minutes, accreditation documentation, and annual activity reports from the school's founding in 1941 until 1998.

Dates: undated, 1940-1998

University of Connecticut, School of Insurance Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0086
Abstract In 1936, the School established a Department of Insurance that was incorporated as the Hartford College of Insurance by the Connecticut General Assembly in 1939. In 1943, the Connecticut General Assembly authorized a five-year lease of the Hartford College of Law and Insurance, located at 39 Woodland Street in Hartford, to the University of Connecticut. The collection contains fliers, brochures, course related materials and brief historical details pertaining to the Hartford College of...
Dates: undated, 1937-1969

University of Connecticut, School of Law Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1998-0100
Abstract

Collection includes materials associated with the reaccreditation of the School by the American Bar Association.

Dates: undated, 1973-1983

University of Connecticut, School of Nursing Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0276
Abstract

Records of the University of Connecticut School of Nursing, established in 1942 and accredited since 1943. The collection contains faculty meeting minutes, project documentation, photographs, multimedia and ephemeral materials. Further information is available from the School's website.

Dates: undated, 1938-2008

University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0077
Abstract

The Connecticut College of Pharmacy was established in 1925 in New Haven, Connecticut. In 1941, the Connecticut General Assembly enacted legislation to incorporate the College as part of the University of Connecticut. The collection contains an extensive collection of clippings (scrapbooks) concerning the program and its faculty, students and graduates in addition to historical papers, documents and reports about pharmacy and the program at the University.

Dates: undated, 1925-1969

University of Connecticut, School of Social Work Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0105
Abstract

Established in 1946, the School of Social Work is located on the Greater Hartford campus of the University of Connecticut. The University of Connecticut School of Social Work promotes social and economic justice by providing high quality education in social work. The School prepares competent professionals with knowledge, as well as general and specialized method skills for helping people enrich their lives, improve their communities, and contribute to a more just social order.

Dates: undated, 1947-2001

Howard A. Seckerson Papers

 Collection
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

Catherine Seelye Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0211
Abstract Research notes, correspondence, and transcriptions for Charles Olson and Ezra Pound: An Encounter at St. Elizabeths (NY: Grossman, 1975), edited by Catherine Seelye. Seelye was a librarian at the University of Connecticut, which holds the Charles Olson Papers. Her edited book reproduces notes, essays, and poems Olson wrote during his frequent visits with Ezra Pound at St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C., after Pound was declared mentally unfit to...
Dates: undated, 1917-1978; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1976

University of Connecticut, Senior Survey Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0073
Abstract

The collection contains administrative records associated with opinion surveys of seniors conducted by the University on a range of topics including courses, Greek life, housing, and facilities between 1969 and 1975.

Dates: 1969-1975

Seymour Specialty Wire Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0039
Abstract

The collection contains administrative records, correspondence, financial records, legal documents, maps, notes, publications, preliminary sketches, blueprints, and microfilm from the Seymour Manufacturing Company and the Seymour Specialty Wire Company. The Seymour Manufacturing Company, later renamed the Seymour Specialty Wire Company, produced brass products at several mills along the Naugatuck River for over one hundred years, before closing in 1991.

Dates: 1895-1992

Robert R. Simmons Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-0029
Abstract:

Records documenting the early legislative career of Robert R. "Rob" Simmons. Simmons represented Stonington and North Stonington from 1991 to 2001 in the Connecticut General Assembly before his election to Congress, representing Connecticut's Second Congressional District from 2001 until 2007. He was nominated as Connecticut's first Business Advocate by Governor M. Jodi Rell in February 2007, and in April was unanimously confirmed by both houses of the General Assembly.

Dates: undated, 1967-2006

Slater Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0017
Abstract In 1809, John W. Tibbits and Lafayette Tibbits came to Jewett City, Connecticut, and purchased a mill privilege on the Pachaug River. After enjoying several good years during the War of 1812, the company was reorganized in 1815, and incorporated on 20 September 1816. The company was soon struggling and was finally sold in 1823 to John Slater. On the death of John Slater in 1843, his two sons John Fox and William S. Slater inherited his business properties. John F. Slater was succeeded by his...
Dates: 1795-1892

Esphyr Slobodkina Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0050
Abstract

Esphyr Slobodkina was an artist, illustrator, and children's book author. Materials in the collection are comprised of illustrations, manuscripts, and other documents related to the publication of her works. There are also various materials related to her personal life.

Dates: undated, 1899-1995

Slow Loris Press Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0212
Abstract

The Slow Loris Press was a independent non-profit venture headed by Anthony and Patricia Petrosky. The Slow Loris Press focused on publishing a poetry magazine called Rapport which evolved into a more wide ranging format with the start of the Slow Loris Reader (SLR) in 1978. The Press also published chapbooks and broadsides. It ceased operation in 1984 principally due to insufficient financial support.

Dates: 1971-1984

Smith Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1965-0001
Abstract

The Smith family of Canterbury, CT, owned and operated a number of mills in the section of Hanover from the mid-eighteenth century until the 1940s. The original site on Little River, north of Hanover and Woodchuck Hill Roads, became the home to five successive generations of Smiths.

Dates: 1774-1981

Richard P. Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-0017
Abstract

The collection contains materials documenting Mr. Smith's World War II military service and experiences at the Nuremberg Trials in addition to his later career in West Hartford politics.

Dates: circa 1945

Joseph Sobek Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-0039
Abstract

Joseph George Sobek was born 5 April 1918, in Greenwich, Connecticut and was raised there. He served in the Marines and later became a police detective. Until he retired in 1985, he had spent most of his life as a tennis and squash racquets professional at the Greenwich Country Club. He died of congenital heart disease March 27, 1998. Sobek was the first person inducted into the Racquetball Hall of Fame.

Dates: undated, 1951-1981

University of Connecticut, Social Science Data Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0239
Abstract

The collection contains a small and random gathering of materials associated with the Social Science Data Center and its publication, The Connecticut Poll.

Dates: 1973-1979

Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators (New England) Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-0022
Abstract

The Records of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators consists of newsletters from 1980-2010, flyers and brochures for the Annual Conference, and correspondence from the chapter's Regional Advisors for 1992.

Dates: 1972-2010

Southern New England Telephone Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0122
Abstract

Established in January 1878 as the District Telephone Company of New Haven, Connecticut; opened the world's first telephone exchange that same year. Reorganized as the Southern New England Telephone Company in 1882. Provided telephone service to residents in the state of Connecticut until 1998.

Dates: undated, 1877-2003

Joseph A. Sposato Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0032
Abstract

Joseph Sposato was born 25 March 1912 in Retsof, NY. He began his employment at the American Velvet Company in 1927. He was a founding member of the first organized union at the company (1936) and was president of Local #110, Textile Workers Union of America (Stonington, CT) from 1940 until 1948 and elected again in 1952 until 1958. He retired from the American Velvet Company in 1980.

Dates: undated, 1934-1972

Eugene J. St. Pierre Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-0007
Abstract

Eugene St. Pierre was a prominent labor leader in the Hartford area from 1955 to 1974.

Dates: 1933-1986