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Dorothy C. Goodwin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0036
Abstract

Dorothy C. Goodwin was born in Hartford, CT, on 2 September 1914. Goodwin grew up in Connecticut and graduated magna cum laude from Smith College in 1937 (B.A., Sociology). In 1974, Goodwin returned to government service by winning a seat in the Connecticut General Assembly as a Democratic representative of the 54th district (includes Mansfield). She held positions on the Education, Finance and Human Services Committees, and co-chaired the Education Committee for much of her career.

Dates: undated, 1925-1995; Majority of material found within 1974-1992

Granniss and Elmore Records

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Identifier: 1985-0005
Abstract Ganung and Elmore, general merchandise and grocery firm of Litchfield, Connecticut, was founded by George S. Elmore (1856-1904) and C. M. Ganung in 1880 with stock purchased from a bankrupt company. In 1882, Mr. Ganung sold his interest in the store to Westoen G. Granniss (1855-1940) of Litchfield, Connecticut, and the store was renamed Granniss and Elmore. The firm dealt in general merchandise such as groceries, dry goods, dishes, crockery, carpets, window shades, screens, linoleum, and...
Dates: undated, 1880-1947

Henry D. Gray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0009
Abstract

Born on January 18, 1908, Henry Gray studied at Pomona College. In 1933 he received a B.D. from the Hartford Theological Seminary and later earned a Ph.D. at the University of Edinburgh. Gray helped found churches around the world. Reverend Gray ministered at South Congregational Church in Hartford for 15 years. He was a member of the Hartford Commission on the City Plan and retired in 1970.

Dates: undated, 1953-1970

Greater Hartford Labor Council, AFL-CIO Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1983-0004
Abstract

The Greater Hartford Labor Council (GHLC) was formed in 1957. All local unions belonging to an international affiliated to the AFL-CIO or affiliated to the AFL-CIO directly are able to join the central labor body in their region upon payment of dues.

Dates: undated, 1947-1982

John C. Greene Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-0008
Abstract

John Colton Greene (b. 1917) was a Professor of History at the University of Connecticut from 1967 until his retirement twenty years later. His research interests included history of evolutionary ideas in Western thought, early American science, and the historical relations of science, religion, and world view.

Dates: undated, 1952-2005

Charles B. Gunn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0001
Abstract

The Charles B. Gunn Collection consists of papers produced by and about Gunn, as well as materials he collected of historical information about the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company, Penn Central, Amtrak, and Conrail. The collection includes photographs taken by Gunn when he served as official photographer for the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company, in the mid-1950s.

Dates: undated, 1834-2002

H. P. & E. Day, Inc. Records

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Identifier: 1988-0027
Abstract

H. P. & E. Day, Inc., of Seymour, Connecticut, manufactured hard rubber for pens and mechanical pencils. Records include administrative records, product orders and inventories, property and legal documents, financial records, and examples of the company's products. Also included is information about the predecessor and successor companies, Austin G. Day Company and Waterman Pen Company.

Dates: 1854-1955

Charles G. Hall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0006
Abstract

The Charles G. Hall Papers contain correspondence, diaries, family papers, scrapbooks, photographs, publications, and other papers, relating to Hall's personal life, student days at Connecticut Agricultural College, activities as doorkeeper of Connecticut House of Representatives, state politics, events at University of Connecticut, and family affairs.

Dates: undated, 1828-1972

Thorvald F. Hammer Papers

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Identifier: 1989-0096
Abstract Thorvald Hammer was born in 1893. He was a leading industrialist and engineer in the state of Connecticut for over fifty years. He graduated from Yale University in 1918 and went on to serve in the U.S. Navy during the First World War. Thorvald Hammer became the president of the Malleable Iron Fittings Company (MIF) in 1935. An accomplished engineer, Mr. Hammer contributed to the development of the galvanizing process and was the holder of several original patents. After resigning from the...
Dates: undated, 1854-1987

University of Connecticut, Handicapped Homemaker Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-0005
Abstract

The project lasted five years and was officially titled “Work Simplification in the Area of Child Care for Physically Handicapped Women”. The main work of the project took place between 1955 and 1960.

Dates: undated, 1954-1972

Hartford Journeymen Plumbers and Apprentices, Local 76 Records

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Identifier: 1984-0012
Abstract

This local was originally chartered on 1 March 1893 as Local 76 of the United Association of Journeymen Plumbers, Gas Fitters, Steamfitters and Steamfitters Helpers of the United States and Canada.

Dates: 1909-1983

Hartford National Bank & Trust Company Records

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Identifier: 1995-0030
Abstract On 29 May 29 1792, the Hartford Bank was the first bank to be granted a charter in the State of Connecticut. On 8 August 1792, the Hartford Bank opened for business at a location on the south side of Pearl Street just a short distance from Main. Throughout its long history it has been situated in the business center of Hartford and always within a block of the original site. In 1865, it joined the national bank system and became known as the Hartford National Bank. By 1970, a total of twenty...
Dates: 1792-1976

Hartford National Corporation Records

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Identifier: 1998-0300
Abstract In 1969, the Hartford National Bank and Trust Company became the first completely owned subsidiary bank of the newly established Hartford National Corporation. After this merger, the HNC had assets totaled over $1.1 billion. The purchase of Connecticut National Bank would almost double the number of banks under its management and increase its assets drastically. The HNC merged with Shawmut National Corporation. Hartford remained one of the two dual headquarters for the corporation until its...
Dates: undated, 1792-1995

Hartford Stock Exchange Records

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Identifier: 1998-0376
Abstract

Official quotation book of stock prices from companies in the Hartford, Connecticut, area that the Hartford Stock Exchange traded in. The ledger contains stock prices for the years 1918 to 1925.

Dates: 1918-1925

Haymarket People's Fund Records

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Identifier: 1995-0021
Abstract

The Haymarket People's Fund is an activist-controlled foundation committed to radical social change. It gives grants to grassroots groups throughout New England, which fight violence, poverty, and injustice, in an effort to empower oppressed communities.

Dates: undated, 1971-1983

University of Connecticut, Health Center Records

 Collection
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

George Heinold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0204
Abstract

George W. Heinold, lifelong resident of Madison, Connecticut, was an author on outdoor life and fishing who wrote extensively on his experiences primarily along the Connecticut shoreline. He published regularly in such periodicals as Outdoor Life, Field and Stream, and Readers' Digest.

Dates: undated, 1916-1982

H.K.H. Silk Company Records

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Identifier: 1999-0066
Abstract Hammond, Knowlton and Company was a silk manufacturer in operation prior to 1892. The company consolidated with other companies in 1918 to form the H.K.H. Silk Company. This company had mills in Putnam, Watertown, New London, and Woodbury, CT, as well as Haverstraw, NY. The company headquarters was in Watertown, CT. In early 1925, it appears that the company changed its name to the Heminway Silk Corporation. As a matter of local interest, it is worth noting that company treasurer Clarence...
Dates: 1892-1924

A. William Hoglund Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0045
Abstract

The collection contains the administrative records of Dr. A. William Hoglund, Professor of History at the University of Connecticut from 1961 until his retirement in 1997.

Dates: 1868-1997

Holley Manufacturing Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-0028
Abstract

The Holley Manufacturing Company of Lakeville (Salisbury), Connecticut, produced pocket cutlery and related products, from 1844 until 1946. Holley Manufacturing Company's sales and production declined after 1933 and the firm was dissolved in 1946.

Dates: undated, 1847-1933

James A. Ingalls Papers

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Identifier: 1992-0045
Abstract Contracts, correspondence, legal records, financial records, newspaper clippings and notes gathered and generated by James A. Ingalls, a field representative for the International Union of Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers, AFL-CIO, from the 1950s to the 1992. Materials give details from when Ingalls represented Connecticut local chapters to negotiate contracts, resolve strikes and lockouts, and develop collective bargaining agreements, pension plans and compensation and health...
Dates: undated, 1916-1996

Dudley S. Ingraham Papers

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Identifier: 1980-0036
Abstract Dudley Seymour Ingraham, son of William S. and Grace Seymour Ingraham, was born in Bristol, Connecticut on 14 August 1890. He was the great-grandson of Elias Ingraham, founder of the E. Ingraham Company (1831), manufacturer of clocks and watches. Ingraham attended local school and entered Phillips Andover Academy in 1906. In 1913 he graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Law degree. He joined the family firm as a billing clerk and worked his way up to director, vice-president,...
Dates: 1849-1984

Edward Ingraham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-0035
Abstract

Edward Ingraham was born in Bristol, Connecticut. He was the great-grandson of Elias Ingraham. Mr. Ingraham was the president of the E. Ingraham Company from 1927- 1954. He died in 1972 at the age of 85.

Dates: 1787-1971

University of Connecticut, Institute of Water Resources Records

 Collection
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 Aeronautical Industrial District Lodge 91 Records

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Identifier: 1984-0017
Abstract District Lodge 91 received its charter in May 1953. At that time the representative locals consisted of Hartford Aircraft Lodge 743, chartered in 1941, representing workers at Hamilton Standard (located in East Hartford until 1952 when it moved to Windsor Locks); Industrial aircraft Lodge 1746, chartered in February, 1945, representing workers at Pratt and Whitney, East Hartford; and Industrial Aircraft Lodge 1746A, chartered in October, 1951, representing Pratt and Whitney workers in...
Dates: undated, 1937-1983

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

 Collection
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, Industrial Aircraft Lodge 1746 Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1983-0005
Abstract

The International Aircraft Lodge 1746 was chartered on 1 November 1945. The local represents production workers at United Technologies Corporation's Pratt and Whitney plant in East Hartford, Connecticut. The workers make jet engines and other components for commercial and military aircraft. Lodge 1746 is a member of IAMAW District 91.

Dates: undated, 1943-1983

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 Union of Steam Engineers, Local 62 Records

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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