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David McKain Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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.

Wendell Minor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-0075
Abstract

The Wendell Minor Papers include incomplete sets of manuscripts, dummies, sketches, drawings, illustrations, and proofs associated with fifteen books illustrated by Wendell Minor. The collection also contains greeting cards and posters illustrated by Minor.

Dates: undated, circa 1970-2011

Albert E. Moss Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-0031
Abstract

Mr. Albert E. Moss was a faculty member at Connecticut Agricultural College (now the University of Connecticut) for twenty-nine years. He is best known for his work in the field of Forestry. Focus of the collection is survey work on the transfer of land to and from the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1761-1978 ; Majority of material found within 1910-1965

New Britain Machine Company Records

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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

New England Archivists, Inc. Records

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Identifier: 1992-0012
Abstract The New England Archivists was formed in 1973. The organization is incorporated as a nonprofit organization under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Its purpose as defined by the Bylaws is as follows: "to foster the preservation and use of records of enduring value in New England, public and private, corporate and individual, and to improve the management and public awareness and understanding of such records, by providing pre-professional and continuing education in archival...
Dates: undated, 1969-2014

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Bridge Capacity Lists Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0135
Abstract

Two lists of details of bridges along the route of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad.

Dates: undated, 1974

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Abandoned Structures Collection

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Identifier: 2000-0025
Abstract

Floor plans, survey cards and photographs for stations, interlocking towers, and other structures that the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad abandoned, sold, or razed during the period between 1911 and 1964.

Dates: undated, 1911-1964

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Electrification Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0016
Abstract:

The focus of the collection is on electrification, or the installation of overhead wire or third rail power distribution facilities to enable operation of trains hauled by electric locomotives, of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad.

Dates: undated, 1914-1977

North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) Archive of Latin Americana

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Identifier: 1999-0119
Abstract

The NACLA Archive brings together publications from and about all Latin American countries. Predominant throughout are primary sources, with secondary sources consisting mainly of research institutes' working papers and other similar types of scholarship. A large portion of the archive was microfilmed in 1998 by Scholarly Resources, Inc.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1965-1985; 1950-1990s

John Francis O'Brien Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-0030
Abstract

John Francis (Jack) O'Brien was born in Putnam, Connecticut, on March 21, 1896, and was a cable foreman for the Southern New England Telephone Company, beginning in February 1914. He died in Waterford, Connecticut, on September 19, 1983. The papers consist of photographs, correspondence and certificates, most involving Mr. O'Brien's service as a SNET employee.

Dates: undated, 1910s-1996.

University of Connecticut, Office of Public Information Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0011
Abstract

The office created, handled and distributed the official communications of the instituions with the public and press communities. These operations were transferred to the Athletic Communications Office and the University Relations Office (currently known as University Communications) in 1977-19782 and 2000, respectively.

Dates: undated, 1918-1989

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

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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

Oyez Press Records

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Identifier: 1998-0208
Abstract Founded in 1964 by Robert Hawley and Stevens van Strum, the Oyez Press initially produced a series of poetry broadsides by such notable figures as Robert Duncan, Robert Creeley, William Everson, Gary Snyder, and Charles Olson. Although van Strum left in 1968, Hawley continued on with the press in his spare time, eventually publishing over 80 books in addition to numerous keepsakes and broadsides, featuring authors such as David Meltzer, Josephine Miles, Lew Welch, Philip Lamantia, and many...
Dates: 1963-1987

Ralph J. Pancallo Papers

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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

Penmaen/Busyhaus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0126
Abstract The collection consists primarily of the correspondence of Robert Hauser and Michael McCurdy, friends and business associates from 1967 to 2003, as well as detailed documentation of the their collaboration in the creation of Face to Face. In addition, the collection contains prospectus mailers, signed prints, original wood block engravings, and photographs ranging from 1967 to 2000, which document both the friendship and professional collaboration of the two...
Dates: 1967-2005

Marie F. and James S. Peters II Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0062
Abstract

The collection contains the professional papers of Marie Ferguson Peters, the first African American Professor at the University (Home Economics, 1963), and her husband, psychologist James S. Peters II. Drafts and proofs of Dr. James Peters' work is also included in the collection.

Dates: undated, 1948-2005

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Benjamin F. Koons, 1883-1898]

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Identifier: 2001-0107
Abstract

Studied at Oberlin College, the Sheffield Scientific School and received his doctorate from Yale University. Appointed professor of Natural History in 1881. Koons succeed Dr. Armsby, acting principal, who had served as principal following Solomon Mead's retirement. B. F. Koons became principal of the school at the beginning of the winter term of 1883.

Dates: 1885-1898

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [George W. Flint, 1898-1901]

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Identifier: 2002-0024
Abstract

George W. Flint was born 2 March 1844 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. He graduated from Bates College in 1871 and had been connected with educational institutions in New Hampshire and Maine before coming to Connecticut. Prior to becoming president, Flint was associated with the Collinsville (CT) schools.

Dates: 1900

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Solomon Mead, 1881-1882]

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Identifier: 2002-0025
Abstract

Appointed principal and professor of agriculture at the August 1881 meeting of the Board of Trustees, Solomon Mead of New Haven is described as a “practical farmer and gardener”. He oversaw the first two years of the Storrs Agricultural School.

Dates: 1882

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-0004
Abstract

Records of the chief administrative officer of the University of Connecticut and its predecessor institutions. The records are subdivided by administration and identified and described by the name/tenure of the individual serving as president. In more recent years, the records are identified by date of transfer.

Dates: undated, 1881-

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Albert N. Jorgensen, 1935-1962]

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Identifier: 1998-0185
Abstract When Connecticut State College became the University of Connecticut in 1939, the new laws and By-laws stated that, “the President of the University is the executive and administrative officer of the Board [of Trustees]. In this capacity he is responsible for the operations of the University and is given authority requisite to that end.” This is the mandate under which President Jorgensen worked throughout his long service as President of the University. The President was also designated as...
Dates: undated, 1935-1962

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Charles L. Beach 1908-1928]

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0014
Abstract

Charles Lewis Beach attended the University of Wisconsin. He served on the faculty of the Storrs Agricultural College and Connecticut Agricultural College as an instructor in Dairy Husbandry (1894-1904). After serving in a similar position at the University of Vermont, Beach returned to the College as its fourth president in 1908. Beach Hall was dedicated in his honor in 1929 a year after his retirement from the college. Charles Lewis Beach died 15 September 1933.

Dates: undated, 1906-1929

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Glenn W. Ferguson, 1973-1978]

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0187
Abstract

Contains the office files of the President's Office during Dr. Ferguson's administration as well as personal documents, correspondence, photographs, diaries, and emphemera from Ferguson's childhood through his careers as a diplomat, administrator of the Peace Corps/VISTA, academic administrator, and head of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and Lincoln Center.

Dates: undated, 1915-2005

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Homer D. Babbidge, 1962-1972]

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Identifier: 1998-0186
Abstract Homer Daniels Babbidge was born in 1925 in Weston, Massachusetts, and raised in New Haven, Connecticut. He graduated from Yale University in 1945 with a degree in political science and subsequently earned his master's and doctorate from the same institution. Babbidge became president of the University of Connecticut in 1962 and remained in the office until his retirement in 1972. His years at UConn were among the most productive, and the most turbulent, in the University's history. Homer D....
Dates: undated, 1962-1972

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [John A. DiBiaggio, 1979-1985]

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Identifier: 1987-0011
Abstract

In March, 1979, John A. DiBiaggio became the tenth president of the University of Connecticut, eleven months after the resignation of Glenn W. Ferguson.

Dates: undated, 1952-1986

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [John T. Casteen III, 1985-1989]

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Identifier: 1998-0189
Abstract

John T. Casteen III was inaugurated as the University of Connecticut's eleventh president on October 12, 1985.

Dates: 1981-1990

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Rufus W. Stimson, 1901-1908]

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Identifier: 2000-0003
Abstract

Professor of English language and literature (1897-1901). Appointed president pro tempore by the Board of Trustees 5 October 1901. Stimson rResigned in 1908 to “become the executive head of an agricultural college that is to be established at Northampton, MA to be known as the Smith Agricultural School.”

Dates: undated, 1891-1992

Candice F. Ransom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-0013
Abstract

A children's book author since 1980, Ms. Ransom has donated original manuscripts, notes, proofs, galleys, and books. She has also donated original manuscripts from twenty-five novels (including reference and research materials) and thirty other published works (including some foreign language editions).

Dates: undated, 1981-2001