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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

Alumni Legislators Collection

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Identifier: 1998-0166
Abstract

The Alumni Legislators Collection contains ephemera, fliers, photographs, postcards, publications, and realia related to Connecticut State Legislators who were graduates of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 1979-1996

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

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 Pomological Society Records

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Identifier: 1998-0347
Abstract

In February 1891, a group of sixteen peach growers under the leadership of the Secretary of Agriculture, Theodore S. Gold, met in the State Capitol to talk about the formation of a fruit society. In December of that same year, forty growers met and elected John Smith of New Britain as president. Since its founding, the Connecticut Pomological Society has been involved in development of pest management and disease control for Connecticut's orchards.

Dates: 1894-1992

Cos Cob Power Plant Records

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Identifier: 1988-0024
Abstract The Cos Cob Power Plant, an electrical power plant located in Greenwich, Connecticut, was part of a pioneering venture in mainline railroad electrification. With the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad designed an efficient system using alternating-current (ac) electrification that facilitated railroad traffic into urban areas after the New York legislature passed laws prohibiting the use of steam locomotives in New York City south...
Dates: undated, 1891-1986

Eaton Farms Development Collection

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Identifier: 2002-0028
Abstract

Materials relating to the proposed development of the Eaton farmland and related zoning disputes in Mansfield Center, CT (1987-1993).

Dates: 1959-2002

Faculty Club Records

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Identifier: 1970-0005
Abstract

The Faculty Club of the Connecticut Agricultural College was founded in 1915. It was established as a social organization open to "all male members of the several college staffs whose names appear in the catalog."

Dates: 1915-1968

First Casualty Press Records

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Identifier: 1973-0001
Abstract

Vietnam War veteran Basil T. Paquet founded First Casualty Press in September 1971 with fellow veterans Larry Rottmann and Jan Barry Crumb. Paquet both edited and contributed to Winning Hearts and Minds: War Poems by Vietnam Veterans and Free Fire Zone: Short Stories by Vietnam Veterans. Paquet won the Wallace Stevens Award for Poetry in 1969.

Dates: 1960-1981

University of Connecticut, Health Center Records

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Identifier: 1997-0129
Abstract

The University of Connecticut Health Center is a vibrant organization composed of the School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, John Dempsey Hospital, the UConn Medical Group and University Dentists. The Health Center Records consist of correspondence, reports, minutes, administrative records, and personal papers pertaining to the creation and ongoing development of the medical and dental programs associated with the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1921-2012

University of Connecticut, Institute of Water Resources Records

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Identifier: 1994-0074
Abstract

The Institute of Water Resources was established in 1964 to encourage basic and applied research and to develop technical competence in the broad field of water resources.

Dates: 1969-1986

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Canel Lodge 700 Records

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Identifier: 1984-0024
Abstract

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW), Canel Lodge 700 was founded on 20 April 1959. The lodge, located in Middletown, Connecticut, was organized by machinists at the Canel Atomic Testing Lab. In 1959, the local gained collective bargaining recognition from the Canel Lab. Pratt and Whitney took over the plant circa 1965. Pratt and Whitney continued union recognition after the takeover.

Dates: undated, 1958 - 1981, 2008

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Lodge 707 Records

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Identifier: 1984-0014
Abstract

Chartered in 1974, representing machinists at United Aircraft’s Pratt and Whitney plant in North Haven, Connecticut. Originally organized as the United Automobile Workers Local 1234 in 1952.

Dates: undated, 1952-2002

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Southington Lodge 1746A Records

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Identifier: 1990-0040
Abstract: The Industrial Aircraft Lodge 1746A of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) is affiliated with the AFL-CIO. The Local represents production workers at United Technologies Corporation's Pratt and Whitney plant in Southington, Connecticut. Lodge members work at the Pratt and Whitney plant in East Hartford, Connecticut. Workers at both plants make jet engines and components for commercial and military aircraft. Lodge 1746A is a member of IAMAW District 91....
Dates: undated, 1964-1989

International Women's Year Conference Records

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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

J. B. Williams Company Records

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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

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

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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

Ruth Krauss Papers

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Identifier: 1994-0007
Abstract

The Ruth Krauss Papers contain documents and artwork created by Ruth Krauss in her work as a children's author and poet. The collection also includes materials related to the publication of Krauss's books, such as galleys, illustrations, brochures, posters, and audio-visual materials. The collection contains some documents and artwork created by David Leisk (Crockett Johnson), Krauss's husband. Separated materials include monographs, serials, and audio-visual materials.

Dates: undated, 1929-1992

University of Connecticut, Labor Education Center Records

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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

University of Connecticut Library Records

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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-

Eleanor H. Little Papers

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Identifier: 1982-0003
Abstract Eleanor H. Little was born in Media, Pennsylvania. She lived in Pennsylvania until entering Wellesley College, where she received a B.A. in History in 1908. In 1931, she became Secretary for the Connecticut Unemployment Commission. By 1933, Little was responsible for administering the entire statewide relief program until 1937. Little was elected representative to the General Assembly in 1941 and again in 1945, where she served on two committees as chair: the Personnel Committee and the...
Dates: undated, 1915-1986

Francis T. Maloney Papers

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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 Organ Pipe Works Records

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Identifier: 1986-0005
Abstract

The Mansfield Organ Pipe Works remained the sole manufacturer of metal-toed organ pipe feet in the world until around 1979. The company traces its origins to Erastus McCollum and his sons Julian and Henry.

Dates: undated, 1881-1934

David McKain Papers

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Identifier: 2004-0088
Abstract

David McKain was an award winning author and retired University of Connecticut faculty member (Avery Point Campus). McKain's papers contain manuscripts of edited and unedited written works, professional correspondence and related documents, as well as photographs and genealogical research on the McKain/McKean/McCain family history.

Dates: undated, 1955-2011

Stewart B. McKinney Papers

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Identifier: 1992-0049
Abstract

Stewart Brett McKinney, Congressman from Connecticut's Fourth District, was born in Pittsburgh, PA, 30 January 1931. McKinney served as a State Representative in Connecticut's General Assembly, 1966-1970 and was a minority leader of the State House of Representatives, 1969-1970. McKinney was first elected as a Republican from the 4th District to the 92nd Congress on 3 November 1970, and was re-elected 8 times, 1972-1986.

Dates: undated, 1970-1986

Ralph J. Pancallo Papers

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Identifier: 1994-0077
Abstract Ralph Pancallo was a long-standing member of the International Typographical Union (now the Communications Workers of America). He joined ITU in 1935 when he started working as an Apprentice Printer for the Meridian Morning Record. In 1940, he started work with the New Britain Herald as a Composite Printer. In 1958, he took the position of Representative of the I.T.U., a position he held until his retirement in 1979. Ralph...
Dates: undated, 1882-1984

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Charles C. McCracken, 1930-1935]

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Identifier: 1998-0380
Abstract

The records consist of the general correspondence of the President of the College . It is the only extant collection of the papers of the president for this period. The correspondence is concerned with internal administrative matters, major policy issues at the college, with the college's relations with state and federal governments, and with other educational agencies and institutions.

Dates: undated, 1926-1935

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Charles L. Beach 1908-1928]

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Identifier: 1988-0014
Abstract

Charles Lewis Beach attended the University of Wisconsin. He served on the faculty of the Storrs Agricultural College and Connecticut Agricultural College as an instructor in Dairy Husbandry (1894-1904). After serving in a similar position at the University of Vermont, Beach returned to the College as its fourth president in 1908. Beach Hall was dedicated in his honor in 1929 a year after his retirement from the college. Charles Lewis Beach died 15 September 1933.

Dates: undated, 1906-1929

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [John T. Casteen III, 1985-1989]

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Identifier: 1998-0189
Abstract

John T. Casteen III was inaugurated as the University of Connecticut's eleventh president on October 12, 1985.

Dates: 1981-1990

Lucille B. Ritvo Papers

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Identifier: 1996-0015
Abstract

Working from her Woodbridge, CT, home, Lucille B. Ritvo has been active in the state's political arena for decades. She chaired the Caucus of Connecticut Democrats, representing the liberal wing of the party in the early 1980s. She has worked in many political campaigns and chaired Joe Duffy's 1970 senatorial campaign (CT, 3rd District).

Dates: 1968-1988