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Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Bernard C. Masopust Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2010-0074
Abstract

Correspondence from Staff Sergeant Bernard "Barney" Masopust, USMC, to his wife during basic training (North Carolina) and service overseas in Japan, 1945-1946.

Dates: undated, 1945-1946

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Davis Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-0039
Abstract

Collection contains letters to Carl and Lil Davis from their sons and relatives during World War II.

Dates: 1938-1945

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Donald C. Bliss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0177
Abstract

Donald C. Bliss of Jewett City, Connecticut, served in a Forest Engineer Regiment, 48th Co. 20th Engineers, in France during the first World War.

Dates: undated, 1918-1919

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Filias J. Plourd Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2005-0142
Abstract

Corporal Filias J. Plourd of Hartford, CT, served primarily in the post office of the 260th Infantry. A noncombatant over the age of thirty-five, his letters were sent primarily to his brother, Launce.

Dates: 1943-1946

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, George W. Hanford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-0140
Abstract

Correspondence, notes and postcards of Pfc. George W. Hanford of Kensington, Connecticut, a soldier in the medical corps of the 306th Field Artillery during World War I.

Dates: undated, 1917-1918

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Harlan P. Rugg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0079
Abstract

Captain Harlan P. Rugg of Winchester Center, Connecticut, maintained a lengthy diary account of his activities from 1861 through 1864, describing many of the major battles of the conflict.

Dates: 1861 - 1864

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Burton Ingraham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0077
Abstract Corporal Burton Ingraham served in the 3580th QM Company, U.S. Army, and was stationed at Camp Polk, Louisiana before being shipped out to England and later France. The correspondence is primarly from Cpl. Ingraham to his wife, Gladys ("Butch") Forbes Ingraham, although there are also letters from Gladys' brother, Gerald Forbes, and several other acquaintances. A small portion of the collection contains information about the Colt Manufacturing Company in Hartford where Gladys was...
Dates: undated, 1941-1945

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Dennis Lyons Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-0021
Abstract

This collection consists of a Vietnam War-era service dress uniform worn by supply specialist Dennis Lyons of Granby, CT from 1968-1971.

Dates: 1968-1971

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Peter Lukoff Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-0143
Abstract

Peter Lukoff, Company C, 48th Armor Infantry Battalion, lived in Norwich, Connecticut. The bulk of the collection documents Lukoff's experiences from training in the United States (South Carolina) and his activities in France, Belgium, Germany and England from 1944-1945.

Dates: undated, 1944-1945

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Phillip C. Edwards Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2005-0141
Abstract

Yeoman 3rd Class Phillip C. Edwards of Norwich, CT, served on the submarine “U.S.S. Sand Lance” during World War II.

Dates: undated, 1938-1945

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Raymond Davis Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2009-0070
Abstract

Collection contains correspondence, photographs and similar materials associated with the World War II experiences of Raymond G. Davis of Hartford, Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1942-1946

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Raymond E. Hagedorn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0125
Abstract Personal letters between Major Raymond E. Hagedorn, his wife, and friends during the second World War. The letters describe his training at Fort Blanding, Florida and Fort Benning, Georgia in 1941, and follow him through his service in the pacific between September 1942 and April 1943. Beginning April 1943 the letters focus on his time at military hospitals both in and outside of the United States, and describe medical retirement from the Army. Also included in the collection are numerous...
Dates: undated, 1932-1946

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Ward Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-0014
Abstract

Correspondence of four brothers, Bernard J. Ward, Edward J. Ward, Robert F. Ward and Thomas P. Ward of Newington, Connecticut. All the correspondence is directed to Bernard "Bernie" or his wife, Louise.

Dates: undated, 1942-1945

Connecticut Soldiers' Orphans Home Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0269
Abstract The General Assembly chartered the Connecticut Soldiers' Orphans' Home in May 1864. Edwin Whitney of Mansfield, 'who had nearly completed a fine large building for a boys' school, offered this building with the farm of fifty acres, all valued at $12,000 or $15,000, as a gift to the Home.' Edwin Whitney conveyed by deed, title to the property to the Connecticut Soldiers' Orphans' Home, September 24, 1866. Mr. Gold was the first, and apparently the only, secretary of the Home during its...
Dates: 1866-1875

Connecticut State Labor Council, AFL-CIO Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-0080
Abstract

In 1957, the Connecticut Federation of Labor and the Connecticut State Industrial Union Council (CSIUC) merged to form the Connecticut State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, generally referred to today as the Connecticut State AFL-CIO. The stated purpose of the new organization was to provide a more effective means of promoting and coordinating the principles and objectives of the AFL-CIO in Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1909-1994

Connecticut Training School for Nurses Records

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Connecticut Women's Educational and Legal Fund Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-0070
Abstract

The Connecticut Women's Educational and Llegal Fund (CWEALF), a non-profit public interest law firm, was founded in 1973. CWEALF helps women gain equality under the law. Its establishment resulted from sex discrimination in mortgage lending, when attorneys from the Status of Women Committee of the Connecticut Bar Association joined forces and worked for the passage of the Connecticut Equal Credit Act.

Dates: 1972-1988

Connecticut Women's Political Caucus Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-0003
Abstract

The collection contains administrative records, correspondence and publications (1979-1982) detailing the activities of the Connecticut Women's Political Caucus.

Dates: 1979-1982

Connecticut WPA Federal Writers Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1972-0002
Abstract

The collection contains reports, studies, interviews and other records produced as part of the federal Works Progess Administration (renamed in 1939 as the Works Project Administration) project to document ethnic groups and communities living in Connecticut between 1929 and 1935. The collection contains materials both unique from and duplicated in the WPA collections of the Library of Congress and the Connecticut State Library.

Dates: 1930s

Cooperative Extension Service: New Haven County Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0191
Abstract

The collection documents the activities Cooperative Extension Service in New Haven County, Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1944-1987

Cos Cob Power Plant Records

 Collection
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

Edward Cosier Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0017
Abstract

Edward Cosier (1865-1930) was an employee of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad for over 40 years.

Dates: 1896-1999

William R. Cotter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0002
Abstract William R. Cotter, Democratic Member of Congress for the First District of Connecticut, was born in Hartford, Connecticut on 18 July 1926. In 1953, Cotter was elected to the Hartford Court of Common Council, and served as an aide to United States Senator Abraham Ribicoff, 1955-1957, as Deputy Insurance Commissioner, 1957-1964, and as Insurance Commissioner of Connecticut from 1964-1970. He developed and introduced laws to regulate rates and solvency of insurance companies in Connecticut, and...
Dates: undated, 1970-1981

Council of Connecticut Academic Library Directors Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0355
Abstract

In June 1993, Dorothy Kijanka, Director of the Ryan Matura Library at Sacred Heart University, convened a group of library directors with the hope of forming a consortium, loosely modeled on WALDO, the Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization. Like the Westchester group, the envisioned Connecticut consortium would explore avenues of interlibrary cooperation, jointly seek grant funding, and serve as a forum for the discussion of mutual concerns.

Dates: 1993-1998

Crisis at UConn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-0115
Abstract

In the late 1960s, the University experienced significant changes, disruption and unrest among the faculty and student body. The white paper provides some documentation and background for this period.

Dates: 1968-1969

Davis and Geck Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0297
Abstract The Davis and Geck Company was founded in 1909 by Charles T. Davis and Fred A. Geck. The company specialized in surgical sutures, beginning with catgut and moving on to kangaroo tendons and later to advanced synthetic materials. For much of its history, Davis and Geck was the world's second largest producer of surgical sutures. The company became part of American Cyanamid in 1930. After subsequent sales, the company was renamed Sherwood, Davis and Geck. Though the D+G offices were initially...
Dates: undated, 1909-1997

Katie Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-0051
Abstract

Katie Davis is a Connecticut-based children's author and illustrator. This collection contains original works of art, book dummies, correspondence, and manuscripts that relate to eight of her published works. The collection also includes original art and realia pertaining to a copyrighted character that Davis created called Scared Guy.

Dates: undated, 1990-2010

Deep River Lace Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-0002
Abstract

The collection contains administrative and financial records, correspondence, patterns and samples documenting the later years of the last Leavers loom lace manufacturer in the state of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1922-1983

Diaries Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0029
Abstract Diaries dating from the 19th century provide information on mid-century farm life, social activities, local travel and education at a one room school. Two “thoughts diaries” of the same period give one man's views on Christianity, human nature and slavery. Travel journals from the later part of the century describe trips through European countries; these also contain information on transportation and lodging. Those dating from the 20th century reveal much about the life of a Connecticut...
Dates: 1851-1943