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Natalie Babbitt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-0001
Abstract

The papers of children's author and illustrator, Natalie Babbitt include correspondence, reviews, publicity, manuscripts, drafts, illustrations and finished artwork for sixteen books and several articles.

Dates: undated, 1906-2012

Beach, Calder, Anderson & Alden Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0016
Abstract

Beach, Calder, Anderson & Alden was a law firm founded in 1919 in Bristol, Connecticut. The collection consists of documents relating to the firm's representation of Bristol Brass Company and E. Ingraham Company.

Dates: 1940-1980

Bookstore Press Records

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Identifier: 1997-0027
Abstract

Small press publisher (1971-1976) of poetry, children's books, and cookbooks located in Lenox, MA. The press was owned by Gerald Hausman. Authors and illustrators published by the press include Ruth Krauss, Paul Metcalf, David Kheridan, Sam Cornish and Maurice Sendak.

Dates: undated, 1967-1976

Phyllis S. Busch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0083
Abstract:

This collection has not yet been organized for unassisted research use. Researchers wishing to access this collection must make prior arrangements with the Curator before visiting Archives Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.

Dates: undated

Glauco Cambon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0041
Abstract

Born in 1921 in Pusiano, Italy, Cambon received his D. Phil in 1947. A Professor of Romance Languages and Comparative Literature, Cambon was a specialist in modern Italian poetry, especially Eugenio Montale. Cambon taught at Rutgers University from 1961 until 1969, when he came to the University of Connecticut for the remainder of his career. Glauco Cambon died in 1988.

Dates: undated, 1940-1987

Donald Carrick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0112
Abstract:

The Donald Carrick Papers document the creative life of Carrick and in a small part, his wife Carol. All in all the two produced 37 works together, with Donald doing the illustrations and Carol doing the research and the writing. The collections contains mainly the output of Donald and includes Carol's text for Old Mother Witch.

Dates: undated, 1969-1990

Paul W. Catanese Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-0112
Abstract

The collection contains manuscripts and correspondence associated with two of Mr. Catanese's books, The Brave Apprentice and The Thief and the Beanstalk.

Dates: undated

Samuel and Ann Charters Archives of Blues and Vernacular African American Musical Culture

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Identifier: 2000-0105
Abstract Despite its primary emphasis on the blues and ragtime, the Samuel and Ann Charters Archives spans the entire 20th century, beginning with African-American spirituals and the ragtime of Scott Joplin and other early composers, and ending with Snoop Doggy Dogg and the rappers of the late 20th century. The Archives holds thousands of hours of recorded music on LP, 45 rpm and 78 rpm records, compact discs, audio cassettes, and reel-to-reel tapes. Though some records date back to the 1920s, the...
Dates: undated, 1844-2001

Normand Chartier Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0070
Scope and Content

The collection contains artwork, notes, correspondence, photographs and other materials pertaining to Normand Chartier's illustrations of many of his children's books.

Dates: 1974-2008

Victoria Chess Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0042
Abstract

Victoria Chess was born 16 November 1939, in Chicago, Illinois. Chess has been awarded the Brooklyn Art Books for Children citation, the Brooklyn Museum and the Brooklyn Public Library, 1973, for Fletcher and Zenobia and American Institute of Graphic Arts Book Show Award, 1975, for Bugs.

Dates: 1985-1994

Tom Clark Papers

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Identifier: 1978-0001
Abstract

The papers of author Tom Clark containing manuscripts of poetry, fiction, biographies and baseball writing, notebooks and artwork (published and unpublished). Also includes correspondence, research notes and other materials, inteviews and drafts of Clark's Charles Olson: The Allegory of a Poet's Life (New York: Norton, 1991).

Dates: undated, circa 1965-1990

Joanna Cole Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0130
Abstract

This collection contains the editorial correspondence, manuscripts and sketches of Joanna Cole, a writer of Children's books and author of the Magic School Bus series.

Dates: undated, 1985-1994

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

Bill Costley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1983-0002
Abstract

The papers of poet, translator, journalist, playwright, and blogger Bill Costley contain manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, notebooks, periodicals, clippings, audio tapes, photographs, and memorabilia documenting his work and life from 1964 to 2013. Additions to the collection are expected and will be added through time.

Dates: 1964-2014

Archibald M. Crossley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0007
Abstract

The Archibald M. Crossley Papers contains the personal and professional papers of survey research pioneer, Archibald M. Crossley. Reports, studies, questionnaires, correspondence and publications document the interactions, interests and activities of Crossley and his peers, as well as the polling organizations and companies with which he was associated.

Dates: undated, 1926-2002

Curbstone Press Records

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Identifier: 2002-0108
Abstract: Curbstone Press, a non-profit press and literary arts organization, was founded in 1975. Located in Willimantic, Connecticut, Curbstone's founders and Co-Directors Alexander “Sandy” Taylor and Judith Ayer Doyle focused the organization's activities on education and publishing works that encouraged a deeper understanding between world cultures. Curbstone's mission encompassed two goals: to publish creative literature that promotes human rights and cultural understanding and to bring writers...
Dates: 1965-2006

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

Fielding Dawson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-0003
Abstract

Writings, correspondence, artwork, publications and photographs of short story writer, novelist, poet, artist, and teacher Fielding Dawson. Dawson was known for his "stream-of-consciousness" style of writing and for his vivid memoirs of his time spent as a student at Black Mountain College. The papers contain some drawings and memorabilia, including posters, flyers, brochures, and bulletins, from Black Mountain College.

Dates: 1926-1997

Irena Urdang deTour Collection of Holocaust Materials

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0172
Abstract

The collection contains a few personal materials pertaining to her experiences as well as publications, newsletters, invitations and other documents from Holocaust survivor and support organizations in the United States collected by Mrs. DeTour.

Dates: undated, 1975-2019

Diane Di Prima Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0042
Abstract

Diane Di Prima, best known for her work as a Beat poet and writer, was born 6 August 1934 in Brooklyn, New York. She attended Swarthmore College (1951-1953). Di Prima has received National Endowment for the Arts grants in 1966 for Poets Press and in 1973. She writes nonfiction, autobiographies, journals, essays, poetry and plays.

Dates: undated, 1934-1990

Thomas J. Dodd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-0065
Abstract:

The Thomas J. Dodd Papers illuminate the diverse public life of a self-styled crusader. The collection consists primarily of material from Dodd's Senate years (1959-1971) and the Nuremberg war crimes trial before the International Military Tribunal from 1945-1946.

Dates: undated, 1919-1971

Jane Dyer Papers

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Identifier: 1991-0043
Abstract

The collection contains materials pertaining to the development and creation of 14 books.

Dates: undated, 1986-2000

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

Extracted Correspondence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-0059
Abstract

Correspondence and ephemeral materials found in books donated and catalogued for the monograph collection.

Dates: undated, 1920-1981

Norman H. Finkelstein Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-0115
Abstract

Norman H. Finkelstein is a Massachusetts-based writer of nonfiction for children and adults.The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, galleys, proofs and further editorial material pertaining to the author's career and his 16 published and 19 unpublished works.

Dates: undated, 1983-2007

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

Clavin Fisher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0045
Abstract

Clavin C. Fisher was born on 12 July 1912, in Arlington, NJ, the son of Charles V. and Pearl (Burroughs) Fisher. He attended Bucknell University (BS, 1934) and New York University (MBA, 1937). Fisher began writing stories for children after retiring from a career with Aetna Life & Casualty (1937-1975) in Hartford, CT.

Dates: undated, 1943-1998

James Flora Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0071
Abstract

Children's author and illustrator, born in 1914, who lived in Rowayton, Connecticut from 1942 until his death in 1998. Author of 17 children's books, also a freelance illustrator and painter.

Dates: 1955-1994

Dick Gackenbach Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0043
Abstract

Dick Gackenbach was born 9 February 1927, in Allentown, PA, the son of William and Gertrude (Reichenbach) Gackenbach. He attended Jameson Franklin School of Art, NY, and Abbott School of Art, Washington, DC. He worked for J. C. Penney Company (New York City, 1950-1972) as a paste-up artist and later, creative director. He went out on his own as a free-lance author and illustrator beginning in 1972 to the present. Mr. Gackenbach died in 2001.

Dates: 1974-1991

Peter Ganick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0223
Scope and Content

The collection contains the manuscripts, books, correspondence, notes, publications, and photographs of poet Peter Ganick.

Dates: 1972 - 2007