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4-H Clubs of Connecticut Records

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Identifier: 1987-0027
Abstract The 4-H Clubs of Connecticut originated in 1913 with the establishment of the first club in Mansfield, Connecticut. A part of the United States Department of Agriculture's Cooperative Extension System, 4-H clubs have aimed to educate Connecticut's youth in agriculture, home economics, and new technologies. The 4-H Clubs of Connecticut also strives to imbue its members with important life skills, building character through the teaching of a variety of practical skills. The records consist of...
Dates: undated, [1906]-1977

University of Connecticut Libraries, Advisory Council on Evaluation and Promotion Committee Records

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Identifier: 1998-0146
Abstract

The Council was created to advise the Director of the Libraries on the evaluation and promotion of professional librarians employed by the University.

Dates: 1974-2005

Allied Printing Trades Council Records

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Identifier: 1984-0003
Abstract

Labor union of workers in the printing and publishing trades in the Hartford, Connecticut, region. Collection consists of a meeting minute book, 1896-1905, and a seal press of the Ladies Auxiliary No. 72, undated but indicating after 1926.

Dates: undated, 1896-1905

John D. Alsop Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0140
Abstract

John D. Alsop was elected to the Connecticut state legislature in 1946. He served as co-chairperson of one of the three committees that wrote the present Connecticut State Constitution at the Constitutional Convention of 1965.

Dates: 1965

American Association of University Women, Connecticut Division Records

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Identifier: 1988-0003
Abstract The American Association of University Women (AAUW) was founded in 1886 as an organization of female college graduates. The first meeting of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae (ACA) was held in Washington, D.C., on January 14, 1886. The first Connecticut branch of ACA was formed in 1892, shortly after Yale University began admitting female graduate students. The ACA was reorganized in 1920 and on May 1 the first meeting of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae Branches and College Clubs...
Dates: undated, 1895-2014

American Hardware Corporation Records

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Identifier: 1995-0013
Abstract

The records consist of financial records associated with the American Hardware Corporation of New Britain, Connecticut, its predecessor companies P. & F. Corbin and Russell & Erwin Manufacturing Company, and divisions Corbin Cabinet Lock Company and Corbin Screw Corporation.

Dates: undated, 1859-1953

Dominic J. Badolato Papers

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Identifier: 2003-0137
Abstract

Records generated through the extensive career of Dominic J. Badolato (1919-1911), who served as a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, representing New Britain, from 1954 to 1976, and was the founding head of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Union, Council 4, in New Britain, Connecticut, from 1968 to 1996.

Dates: undated, 1918-2003

Bakery, Confectionery and Tobacco Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, Local 155 Records

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Identifier: 1984-0011
Abstract

Originally chartered in 1892 as Local 155 of the Journeymen Bakers and Confectioners International Union located in Waterbury Connecticut. In 1904, the name was changed to Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union. In 1978, the union merged with Tobacco Workers Union to create the present union. Each time the international name changed the local received a new charter. The Local history can be found in Series IV.

Dates: 1892-1982

Barnum, Richardson Company Records

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Identifier: 1980-0037
Abstract Barnum, Richardson Company was established in 1830 in Salisbury, CT. The company was based on a foundry that remelt pig iron. Barnum, Richardson and Company, as it was first called, was a small firm specializing in the production of clock and sash weights, plow castings, and other small items. In the 1860s there were several reorganizations and name changes. The company merged and expanded into the turn of the century and was purchased in 1920 by the Salisbury Iron Company. The Salisbury...
Dates: undated, 1793-1925

Leroy Y. Beaujon Railroad Collection

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Identifier: 1997-0042
Abstract

Payroll vouchers, correspondence, timetables, photographs, reports, maps and plans, photocopies, newspaper clippings, and other research material related to the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, the Central New England Railway, and its predecessor railroad lines.

Please note that selected photographs from this collection are available in the UConn Library digital repository at http://archives.lib.uconn.edu/

Dates: undated, 1866-2004

Audrey Beck Papers

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Identifier: 1992-0020
Abstract Audrey Phillips Beck was born on 6 August 1931, in Brooklyn, New York. Her family moved to Norwalk, Connecticut, where Audrey grew up. In 1948, she entered the University of Connecticut, where she received both her B.A. and M.A. degrees. In 1961, Audrey Beck became a University of Connecticut faculty member in the Economics Department, a position she held for seven years. In 1967, she took a position as economist with the Windham Regional Planning Commission, and was elected to the...
Dates: undated, 1930-1983

Beckwith Card Company Records

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Identifier: 1998-0304
Abstract

Manufacturer of cards known as card clothing or hand and stripper cards. Located in Stafford Springs, CT.

Dates: 1888-1894

Brooks A. Bentz Railroad Collection

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Identifier: 2003-0113
Abstract

The Brooks A. Bentz Railroad Collection consists almost exclusively of materials associated with the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, including passenger and employee timetables, a parlor car wine list and dining car cafe menu, information about the railroad equipment provided for railroad employees, information about the railroad's merger with what became Penn Central in the late 1960s, a vehicle decal, a map of the railroad system (ca. 1925), and photographs of locomotives.

Dates: undated, 1889, 1913-1975

University of Connecticut, Board of Trustees Records

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Identifier: 1987-0007
Abstract In April 1881, the Connecticut General Assembly established the Storrs Agricultural School after accepting a gift of 170 acres of land, several frame buildings, and money from Charles and Augustus Storrs. The School opened on September 28, 1881, with twelve students in the first class. Before the turn of the century there were two name changes (Storrs Agricultural College 1893, Connecticut Agricultural College 1899). In 1933, two years after the institution celebrated its fiftieth...
Dates: undated, 1881-

Bristol Brass Company Records

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Identifier: 1997-0029
Abstract The Bristol Brass Company was founded as the Bristol Brass and Clock Company in 1850, the creation of sixteen industrialists from Bristol clock and Waterbury brass interests who hoped to profit in the booming clock industry of Bristol, CT. Although the company never manufactured clocks, only the brass mechanisms for the timepieces, it was many years before it changed its name to Bristol Brass Company. It was the largest employer in Bristol, with 375 employees by 1880. Its mainstay was the...
Dates: undated, 1911-1982

University of Connecticut, Centennial Coordinating Committee Records

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Identifier: 1981-0003
Abstract

The Centennial Coordinating Committee was responsible for the extensive planning of the university of Connecticut's centennial celebration. The official observance of its 100th anniversary began 23 September 1980. William C. Orr served as chairman of the committee from its inception in 1979 to a successful conclusion at the Ninety-Eighth Annual Commencement, 24 May 1981.

Dates: undated, 1964-1981

University of Connecticut, Center for Black Studies Records

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Identifier: 1998-0064
Abstract

The Center was created in 1969 to facilitate interdepartmental support for research, study and outreach focused on the black experience. The collection contains materials concerning the establishment of the Center and programs of its activities from its establishment through 1980.

Dates: 1969-1980

University of Connecticut, Center for Italian Studies Records

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Identifier: 1975-0002
Abstract

The Center began operation during the 1967/1968 academic year and served as an interdisciplinary focus for the study of modern Italy. The Center was active in establishing courses, contacts abroad and increasing the level of appropriate library acquisitions. The Center was discontinued at the end of the 1974/1975 academic year.

Dates: undated, 1967-1975

C.H. Dexter Company Records

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Identifier: 2000-0128
Abstract The Dexter Corporation originated from a family-owned saw and grist mill that began in 1767 in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, and evolved into a multi-national producer of long fiber papers and chemical laminates. In its 233 years of operation, the company grew from manufacturing tissues, toilet paper, and tea bags to marketing more specialized products like medical garments and industrial finishes. Faced with a proposed buyout by International Specialty Products Incorporated in 2000, the...
Dates: 1829-1999

University of Connecticut, Child Development Laboratories Records

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Identifier: 1995-0018
Abstract

The Child Development Laboratories (CDL) are part of the School of Family Studies and serve the university, community and state as a model demonstration laboratory center.

Dates: undated, 1961-2010

Hugh Clark Papers

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Identifier: 1995-0016
Abstract

Hugh Clark received his bachelor's degree from Clark University in 1934 and a doctoral degree from the University of Michigan in 1941. He was employed by the University of Iowa from 1945 to 1947, when he joined the faculty at the University of Connecticut. Clark specialized in developmental biology and retired from the University in 1983. The collection contains correspondence, administrative, professional and personnel files relating to Clark's responsibilities and interests.

Dates: undated, 1947-1998

University of Connecticut, University Senate Commission on University Governance Records

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Identifier: 1998-0242
Abstract

In 1971, a Commission was established to investigate proposals for University governance and report back to the University community. Dr. Albert Cohen chaired the Commission.

Dates: undated, 1968-1972

University of Connecticut, Committee of Five Records

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Identifier: 1970-0002
Abstract In March of 1953, a Committee of Five was appointed by the standing committee of the University Senate (acting at the request of the administration) to investigate the charge that four members of the faculty, Paul Zilsel, Robert Glass, Harold Lewis, and Emanuel Margolis, were communists. Committee members included Fred A. Cazel, Jr., Harold G. Halcrow, C. Albert Kind, Arthur L. Wood, and Marcel Kessel as Chairman. In a unanimous report, the committee recommended to the Board of Trustees that...
Dates: [1953]-1956

University of Connecticut, Committee on Degrees with Distinction Records

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Identifier: 1998-0263
Abstract

The collection contains memoranda, minutes, examinations and questions pertaining to the development of a comprehensive examination program at the University of Connecticut for undergraduates culminating in the ability of students to graduate with distinction from their degree programs.

Dates: 1930-1948

Connecticut Association of Assessing Officers, Inc. (CAAO) Records

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Identifier: 2004-0120
Abstract The Connecticut Association of Assessing Officers, Inc. (CAAO) is a professional organization that is affiliated with the International Association of Assessing Officers. CAAO is comprised of nearly 500 regular and subscribing members. Regular membership is open to all State of Connecticut public officials who are engaged in the administration of property assessments, including assessors, employees of assessors’ offices and board of assessment appeals members. Subscribing membership is open...
Dates: undated, 1912-2014

Connecticut Central Railroad Records

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Identifier: 2009-0091
Abstract

The collection consists of administrative files, photographs, and DVDs associated with the formation, maintenance and demise of the Connecticut Central Railroad, a freight line that ran in and around Middletown, Connecticut, from 1987 to 1998.

Dates: undated, 1967-1998, 2008

Connecticut Citizens Action Group Records

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Identifier: 1987-0024
Abstract The Connecticut Citizen Action Group was the first state-based consumer interest group. Created in 1971 by Ralph Nader and directed by Toby Moffett, CCAG was designed to represent, inform, unite, and empower the citizens of Connecticut in their roles as consumers, workers, tax payers, and voters. Taking on such issues as illegal business practices, utility rate increases, environmental pollution, and consumer fraud, the newly formed group was inundated with citizen requests for information...
Dates: undated, 1964-2002

Connecticut League for Nursing Records

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Identifier: 2003-0083
Abstract Administrative records of the Connecticut League for Nursing whose mission is to: foster partnerships between academic and clinical nursing leaders; facilitate access to formal nursing education programs in the State of Connecticut; provide affordable, accessible, and contemporary continuing education programs and forums; and support the National League for Nursing's initiatives related to Nurse Faculty Development, Nursing Research and Nursing Workforce Demographics (from CLN mission...
Dates: undated, 1952-2003

Connecticut Training School for Nurses Records

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Identifier: 1996-0021
Abstract

The Connecticut Training School (CTS) for Nurses opened in 1873 and closed in 1926. The Connecticut Training School for Nurses Alumnae Association was formed in January 1891 and was dissolved in 1964. An addition to the collection includes correspondence and notes from individuals associated with the establishment of CTS.

Dates: 1891-1964

Connecticut Valley Tobacco Growers Association Records

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Identifier: 1979-0005
Abstract

The Connecticut Valley Tobacco Growers Association was a cooperative of tobacco growers that operated in Connecticut and Massachusetts during the early part of the twentieth century. The collection consists of the Association's records and printed materials which provide insight into the tobacco industry in Connecticut.

Dates: 1920-1949