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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

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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

Alexander "Bud" Gavitt, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-0064
Abstract

The collection contains drafts and manuscripts of articles, publications, reports, correspondence, photographs and similar materials associated with Mr. Gavitt's long career in writing on agriculture related subjects.

Dates: undated, 1920-2005

Foster Gunnison, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-0009
Abstract From 1963 to 1975, Foster Gunnison, Jr. collected the records of the Eastern Conference of Homophile Organizations (ECHO), an early coalition of organizations seeking the creation of a national homophile organization, and the records of gay and lesbian organizations throughout the United States. He founded his own organization, the Institute for Social Ethics (ISE), "a libertarian-oriented research facility and think tank for controversial social issues", in the early 1960's. In...
Dates: undated, 1945-1994

Ruth Krauss Papers

 Collection
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

Thomas R. Lewis Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-0036
Abstract

Thomas Reed Lewis, Jr. (March 4, 1940-January 26, 2017), was the author of Silk Along Steel: the Story of the South Manchester Railroad (Pequot Press, 1976). He was a Professor of Geography at the University of Connecticut and Manchester Community College. The collection consists of maps, newclippings, timetables, correspondence, writings, photographs and postcards Dr. Lewis gathered for the writing of his book.

Dates: undated, 1855-1974

Harry J. Marks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0031
Abstract

Papers of Harry J. Marks, long time professor of history at the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1946-2005

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

Charles Olson Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-0001
Abstract

The Charles Olson Research Collection contains the literary works, correspondence, photographs, and personal, professional, and family papers of writer and poet Charles Olson. This collection also includes some administrative records of Black Mountain College.

Dates: 1910-1970

Joel Oppenheimer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-0056
Abstract Born in Yonkers in 1930, Joel Oppenheimer was a student of Charles Olson's at Black Mountain College from 1950-1953. He published over a dozen books of poetry, a play, a book on baseball, and was a columnist for the Village Voice from 1968 to 1984. Oppenheimer was the first director of the St. Mark's Poetry Project in Greenwich Village (from 1966 to 1968) and was an active teacher of poetry throughout his life. He died of complications from cancer in 1988....
Dates: 1925-1988

Tim Page Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-0019

Anita Riggio Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0121
Abstract

Anita Riggio has illustrated a number of children's books and has also worked as a cartoonist and a commercial illustrator. The collection consists of original artwork and manuscripts for 25 children's books and two magazine articles, in addition to a selection of Ms. Riggio's production materials for her commercial work.

Dates: undated, 1968-2000

Ed Sanders Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-0002
Abstract Collection materials reflect Sanders' literary and publishing work, affinities with writers from both the Beat and New York Schools of poetry, and political organizing activities and interests, including his pacifism, opposition to the Vietnam War and nuclear weapons, and advocacy for sexual freedom, legalization of marijuana, and freedom of expression. The collection includes manuscripts of poems, books, articles, and lyrics; correspondence; manuscript submissions and page proofs;...
Dates: undated, 1955-1976

Catherine Seelye Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0211
Abstract Research notes, correspondence, and transcriptions for Charles Olson and Ezra Pound: An Encounter at St. Elizabeths (NY: Grossman, 1975), edited by Catherine Seelye. Seelye was a librarian at the University of Connecticut, which holds the Charles Olson Papers. Her edited book reproduces notes, essays, and poems Olson wrote during his frequent visits with Ezra Pound at St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C., after Pound was declared mentally unfit to...
Dates: undated, 1917-1978; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1976

Catherine Stock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-0059
Abstract

Works of art, dummies, and gallery proofs produced by children's book author Catherine Stock.

Dates: undated, 1983-2004

J. W. Swanberg Papers

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Identifier: 2006-0251
Abstract

The J.W. Swanberg Papers consist of chapter and caption drafts, galley proofs, correspondence, and other materials associated with Mr. Swanberg's book New Haven Power and photographs taken by Mr. Swanberg throughout his railroad career.

Dates: undated, 1954-1978, 1988-1989, 2007-2015

Leonard Weisgard Papers

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Identifier: 2010-0050
Abstract

The Leonard Weisgard Papers document the creative processes of this award-winning author and illustrator, with his book art, commercial and promotional illustration, correspondence, and an extensive reference material series. The collection was donated in 2009 by Weisgard's children, Abigail, Christina and Ethan, all of whom reside in Denmark.

Dates: undated, 1937-2000