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James H. Barnett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0014
Abstract James Harwood Barnett was born in Owensboro, KY, on 9 October 1906. Barnett was employed by the University of Connecticut in 1935 as an instructor in Sociology. He specialized in the history of social thought and the sociology of art and literature. He attained full professorship in 1948 and was head of the Sociology Department from 1948 until 1962. Barnett directed the Honor's Program from 1967 until his retirement in 1970. A prolific author, Barnett has over thirty publications, including...
Dates: undated, 1907-1993

Henry T. Becker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0004
Abstract Henry T. Becker was born in Hartford, Connecticut. He attended George Washington University, Duquesne University, Western Reserve University and the University of Connecticut. Becker had a long and distinguished labor career beginning with Lodge 1746 of the International Association of Machinists while working for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford. He was also affiliated with the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, American Federation of Teachers, Greater Hartford Labor...
Dates: undated, 1917-1989

Peter Bertolette Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0197
Abstract

Literary manuscripts and editorial records of poet and former UConn student Peter Bertolette.

Dates: undated, 1953-1990

Merlin D. Bishop Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0024
Abstract

Merlin D. Bishop was born 5 October 1907, in Alhambra, Illinois. Bishop worked at the Ford Motor Company between 1925 and 1931. He then attended Wayne University (Detroit, MI) and in 1935-1936, was a member of the Extension Staff of Brookwood Labor College. He was later involved with the United Auto Workers of America, the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America and the Connecticut Governor's Fact-Finding Commission on Education.

Dates: undated, 1924-1975

Albert F. Blakeslee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-0046
Abstract

Materials about or published by noted scientist Albert F. Blakeslee, professor at the University of Connecticut from 1907 through 1915.

Dates: undated, 1903-1955; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1950

Richard D. Brown Papers

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Identifier: 2010-0096
Abstract

Richard D. Brown is an Emeritus professor of history at the University of Connecticut, specializing in the American Revolution. The collection contains course materials, student records and recommendations, papers and presentations, professional associations, and grant applications of UConn History professor Richard D. Brown.

Dates: undated, 1968-2008

Margaret Waring Buck Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0034
Abstract Margaret Waring Buck was born in New York in 1905. She was an illustrator, naturalist, and physiognomist who lived much of her life in Mystic, Connecticut, up until her death in 1997. Miss Buck studied the 'science' of Face Reading with Dr. Holmes W. Merton in the 1930s in New York City. Miss Buck also illustrated many books on natural subjects, including Animals Through the Year, published in 1941, and How They Grow,...
Dates: undated, circa 1860-1993

Glauco Cambon Papers

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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

Fred Carstensen Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0085
Abstract

Fred Carstensen is a Professor of Economics at the University of Connecticut. The collection documents University committees and programs with which he was involved.

Dates: undated, 1961-1995

Fred Cazel Papers

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Identifier: 1988-0006
Abstract

Fred A. Cazel, Jr., professor of History (1948-1988)at the University of Connecticut from 1948-1988. Active in many professional and University committees, Dr. Cazel died in July 2011.

Dates: undated, 1939-1992

Noël A. Cazenave Papers

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Identifier: 1999-0055
Abstract Noel A. Cazenave is Professor of Sociology at the University of Connecticut whose research and teaching interests include racism, poverty policy, political sociology, urban sociology, and criminal justice. The author of numerous publications, Cazenave conducted his undergraduate studies at Dillard University and was awarded an M.A. in Psychology from University of Michigan and Ph.D. from Tulane (1977). Temple University awarded tenure 1984. Most of his research focuses on the impact of...
Dates: undated, 1988-1999

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 Employees Union Independent Records

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Identifier: 1988-0025
Abstract The early history of the Connecticut Employees Union Independent is largely the story of one man, Salvatore Perruccio, a prominent labor leader in the state of Connecticut for almost forty years. The Connecticut Employees Union Independent was formed on 26 April 1967, when Perruccio and 325 state employees working at the Connecticut Valley Hospital in Middletown decided to break away from AFSCME and begin their own union. The split with AFSCME was not friendly, and the Federation attacked...
Dates: 1937-2017

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Linwood Aldrich Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2002-0027
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence from Linwood Aldrich to his wife, Esther Aldrich, between 1943 and 1944.

Dates: undated, 1943-1944

Connecticut State Labor Council, AFL-CIO Records

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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

William R. Cotter Papers

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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

Ruth Daigon Papers

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Identifier: 1970-0004
Abstract

Ruth Daigon, an award-winning American poet, singer and editor, was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Her career in music as a soprano brought her into contact with New York Pro Musica, appearances on Columbia recordings, CBS-TV, recitals and tours. Ruth Daigon’s poetry has been published in hundreds of literary magazines and in several anthologies. Ruth Daigon died on February 17, 2010.

Dates: 1966-2007

Charlotte M. Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-0006
Abstract

The collection consists of materials that primarily document the lives and concerns of educated middle class young women of the mid-nineteenth century.

Dates: undated, 1794-1960

Diane Di Prima Papers

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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

Josephine A. Dolan Collection of Nursing History

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Identifier: 1995-0028
Abstract

Josephine A. Dolan was the first professor of nursing at the University of Connecticut School of Nursing. Miss Dolan collected materials to write a book on the history of nursing from dealers or, in the case of the Wolcott series, from descendants of the family.

Dates: undated, 1833-1993

Edward Dorn Papers

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Identifier: 1990-0049
Abstract

Edward Dorn was born 2 April 1929 in Villa Grove, Illinois. He studied with Charles Olson at Black Mountain College and graduated in 1955. He taught at Idaho State University at Pocatello (1961-65), the University of Essex, Great Britain (1965-1970), Northeastern Illinois University at Chicago (1970-1971), Kent State University, Ohio (1973-74) and the University of Colorado (1977-1999). Mr. Dorn died in December 1999 at the age of 70.

Dates: undated, 1956-1993

E. E. Dickinson Company Records

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Identifier: 1996-0001
Abstract Founded in 1875 by Edward E. Dickinson, Sr., the company refined the development of witch hazel begun by the Reverend Thomas N. Dickinson. A family controlled company until its sale, E. E. Dickinson survived the Depression and both World Wars intact and profitable. By 1983, and no longer thriving, the family sold the company to a group of investors. Two years later it was sold again, this time to the German pharmaceutical concern, Merz Inc. Currently, the only portion of the E. E. Dickinson...
Dates: undated, 1840-1979

Larry Eigner Papers

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Identifier: 1974-0001
Abstract Born in 1927 in Swampscott, Massachusetts, Laurence (Larry) Eigner was a prominent American writer who authored more than 75 books of poetry as well as literary broadsides. He was born with cerebral palsy on August 7, 1927 to parents Israel and Bessie. Eigner lived most of his life—that is, his first 50 years—in his parents’ Swampscott, Massachusetts home. Though he was wheelchair-bound from birth, this did not hinder him from becoming a prolific writer. Indeed, he is known for having shared...
Dates: 1927-2003

Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian Alliance Of Connecticut (Ella) Records

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Identifier: 1997-0040
Abstract

In 1987, the Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian Alliance of Connecticut (ELLA) was formed to alert federal and state officials on issues concerning their respective countries. In particular, ELLA was formed to provide the media with accurate information on Baltic causes. Through these efforts, ELLA promotes a better understanding of the historic Baltic peoples as well as their contemporary problems.

Dates: 1938-1996

Farrel Company Records

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Identifier: 1989-0053
Abstract The Farrel Company was founded in 1848 in Ansonia, Connecticut, by Almon Farrel and his son Franklin, and made brass and iron castings, wooden mortise gears and parts for water-power plants. By the 1860s the company was producing rollng mill equipment for the rapidly expanding copper and brass industries, and pioneered in the development of processing machinery for the rubber industry. Other items produced included stone and ore crushers, iron rolls (used for milling) and processing...
Dates: undated, 1800-1993

Fitts Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0137
Abstract

Papers concerning three individuals of the Fitts family.

Dates: 1770-1909.

Allyn Fuller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0175
Abstract

Born 1889; resident of Canaan, Connecticut; railroad enthusiast; died 1971.

Dates: undated, 1836-1979

Margaret Witter Fuller Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0202
Abstract

Margaret Witter Fuller was born 23 January 1872, in Brooklyn, New York. In 1874, the family moved to Norwich, Connecticut. Miss Fuller resided in Norwich for many years. A prolific writer, she authored many poems, plays and novels. Miss Fuller died 1 February 1954 in Boston, MA.

Dates: undated, 1903-1956

Gaines Collection of Americana

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Identifier: 1977-0002
Abstract Contains individual manuscript items collected by Gaines dating from 1786-1842, including correspondence, petitions, legal documents, receipts, and reports concerning such issues as slave trade, Quakers, taxes, state of the Treasury, etc. Other materials in the collection include research notes and correspondence with fellow collectors and librarians relating to Gaines's collecting activities and historical and bibliographical publications; and inventories and notes on items in his...
Dates: undated, 1786-1981

Donald and Margaret Gaylord Papers

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Identifier: 1993-0042
Abstract

The collection contains calendars, correspondence and personal materials created or acquired during the Gaylord family's association with the University.

Dates: undated, 1925-1984