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Francis D. Donovan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0195
Abstract

Francis D. Donovan (1917-2005) was a resident of Medway, Massachusetts, and an avid railroad photograph and memorabilia collector and researcher, particularly of materials associated with the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and its predecessor lines. His papers consist of his writings and research files about the railroad; photographs of stations, engines, and railroad scenes; maps, scrapbooks, postcards and timetables.

Dates: undated, 1829-1997

Eaton Farms Development Collection

 Collection
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

Mary Lou Estabrook Photographs

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Identifier: 2011-0106
Abstract The collection documents the photographic work of Mary Lou Estabrook in her capacity as Associate Editor and Chief Photographer of the Lakeville Journal for the period 1971-1986. Also included is photographic work made from 1986-2004 for personal use and for publication in the Lakeville Journal. Contains contact sheets, negatives, proofs and digital prints predominantly black and white with some color. Towns in Northwest Connecticut are covered including landscapes, events and activities,...
Dates: 1970-2004

Frederick G. Holland Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-0066
Abstract

The collection contains financial records, legal documents, blueprints, drawings, newspaper clippings and photographs of the houses built by the Frederick G. Holland Company between 1923 and 1959. The houses were constructed primarily in a housing development in East Hartford, Connecticut, although additional properties in Bloomfield, Hartford, Wethersfield and South Windsor are included. A later addition added documentation on the history of the land and house sales.

Dates: undated, 1908-2021

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

Sam Gejdenson Papers

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Identifier: 2001-0008
Abstract

Congressional records of Sam Gejdenson, U.S. Representative from Connecticut's 2nd Congressional district. The papers contain records spanning Gejdenson's twenty years in office. The papers include newspaper clippings on subjects ranging from veterans issues and the Groton submarine base, to Six Flags and tourism in Connecticut. Gejdenson's papers also include press releases concerning the environment, Electric Boat, and the Soviet Union's treatment of Jews.

Dates: undated, 1911-2001

T.S. Gold Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1982-0002
Abstract

Theodore Sedgwick Gold was born in Madison, New York. T.S. Gold graduated from Yale College in 1838 and then spent four years studying and teaching at academies in Goshen and Waterbury. He moved to Cornwall in 1842 to pursue a career in farming. Mr. Gold was a trustee of the Storrs Agricultural School from 1881 to 1901 and took an active role in promoting the school's growth and development throughout his lifetime.

Dates: undated, 1800-1907

Foster Gunnison, Jr. Papers

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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

Impact Visuals Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0047
Abstract

Photographs, slides and negatives primarily of South Africa and the anti-apartheid movement. Some supporting material on photo cooperatives and the shooting death of Abdul Shariff, one of the photographers represented in the collection.

Dates: undated, 1964-2000 [bulk 1983-1999].; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1999

Oliver O. Jensen Papers

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Identifier: 2003-0042
Abstract

Personal and professional papers of Oliver Ormerod Jensen, writer, editor, self-taught historian, and railroad enthusiast.

Dates: undated, 1840s-2001

Joachim Schumacher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-0016
Abstract

The collection contains Schumacher's research on philosophy and art history, and materials relating to his years at Westover School. Consisting of books, correspondence, clippings, and manuscripts, the collection includes sources in both German and English.

Dates: 1922-1982

Joshua's Tract Conservation and Historic Trust, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-0027
Abstract Joshua's Tract Conservation and Historic Trust is a membership organization formed in 1966 to receive gifts of money and land, or to buy land of historic, aesthetic, or scientific value, to be preserved for the benefit of future generations. Its region of concern includes the northeast Connecticut towns of Andover, Ashford, Chaplin, Columbia, Coventry, Franklin, Hampton, Lebanon, Mansfield, Scotland, Tolland, Willington, and Windham. Together with Joshua's Trust conservation restriction...
Dates: [1675], 1963-2011

Keeney Newspaper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-0085
Abstract

The collection contains an assortment of newspapers from a variety of locations in New England, spanning the years 1873 to 1921.

Dates: 1873-1921

Vivien Kellems Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0033
Abstract

Vivien Kellems, Connecticut businesswoman and activist, served as president of the Kellems Cable Grip Company into the early 1960s. She also devoted herself to challenging the United States Government on issues such as personal rights during war time, business tax withholding from employees, inflated singles income tax and fair voting procedures.

Dates: undated, 1879-1976

Barbara B. Kennelly Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0369
Abstract

Barbara Bailey Kennelly represented Connecticut in Congress for 17 years, leaving in 1999 as the highest ranking woman member in the history of the House of Representatives to that time. The collection includes correspondence to and from constituents and colleagues, notes, research materials, speeches, official congressional documents, congressional records, press clips, photographs, audio and video tapes, and special interest reports.

Dates: undated, 1977-1998

Ruth Krauss Papers

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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

George H. Lamson, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1983-0006
Abstract

Mr. George H. Lamson, Jr. was a faculty member at Connecticut Agricultural College for over twenty-five years. Professor of Zoology and Entomology, Lamson became the Dean of the Division of Arts and Sciences until his death in 1931. He is best known for his research on parasitic insects.

Dates: circa 1920-1935

Leavenworth Family Papers

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Identifier: 2003-0089
Abstract

The collection documents the personal and professional lives of several generations of Leavenworths residing in Connecticut.

Dates: 1755-2004

Thomas R. Lewis Railroad Collection

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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

University of Connecticut Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-0024
Scope and Content The University of Connecticut Library's (UCL) collection contains library office files from 1940-to the present, including accession records dating back to 1882. The collection includes the files of university librarians, staff members, and several directors of the university library, as well as meeting minutes, staff and personnel records, and records concerning the construction of Homer Babbidge Library.The files and official records of several UCL committees, teams and...
Dates: undated, 1882-

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

Mechanical Bank Research Collection

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Identifier: 2008-0098
Abstract The Mechanical Bank Research Collection consists of copies from scrapbooks compiled about the Mechanical Bank Collectors of America and mechanical banks, copies of patents and advertising, publications created and compiled for the MBCA annual conventions, newsletters, an issue of "Mechanical Music: Journal of the Music Box Society International," and a DVD comprised mostly of lectures done at the MBCA meetings. The collection also includes an index created by Mr. William Jones of accounting...
Dates: undated, 1867-2008.

University of Connecticut, Men's Basketball Championship Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0047
Abstract

The collection contains materials associated with the UConn Men's Basketball team's first NCAA Division I Championship in 1999.

Dates: 1998-1999

Movable Book Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-0016
Abstract

The collection contains the records of the Movable Book Society, donated by Frank Gagliardi, a member of the Society who has donated numerous children's pop-up books to Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.

Dates: 1988-2010

New Britain Machine Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-0049
Abstract The New Britain Machine Company of New Britain, Connecticut, was established in 1895 as a successor to the J.T. Case Engine Company. Through the years the company produced a variety of machines including bar, chuckers, turning machines, precision boring machines, lathes, hand tools, and injection molding machines. The records consist of photographs, patents, tool and machine catalogs, employee newsletters, board of directors minutes, financial ledgers, mechanical drawings, and manuals of...
Dates: undated, 1890-1990

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

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Identifier: 2011-0019

Ralph J. Pancallo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-0077
Abstract Ralph Pancallo was a long-standing member of the International Typographical Union (now the Communications Workers of America). He joined ITU in 1935 when he started working as an Apprentice Printer for the Meridian Morning Record. In 1940, he started work with the New Britain Herald as a Composite Printer. In 1958, he took the position of Representative of the I.T.U., a position he held until his retirement in 1979. Ralph...
Dates: undated, 1882-1984