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Davis and Geck Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0297
Abstract The Davis and Geck Company was founded in 1909 by Charles T. Davis and Fred A. Geck. The company specialized in surgical sutures, beginning with catgut and moving on to kangaroo tendons and later to advanced synthetic materials. For much of its history, Davis and Geck was the world's second largest producer of surgical sutures. The company became part of American Cyanamid in 1930. After subsequent sales, the company was renamed Sherwood, Davis and Geck. Though the D+G offices were initially...
Dates: undated, 1909-1997

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

Deep River Lace Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-0002
Abstract

The collection contains administrative and financial records, correspondence, patterns and samples documenting the later years of the last Leavers loom lace manufacturer in the state of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1922-1983

Diocesan Labor Institute Records

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Identifier: 1984-0030
Abstract

The Diocesan Labor Institute was founded in 1942 by Joseph F. Donnelly, then a Waterbury parish priest, later a monsignor, and eventually Auxiliary Bishop of the Hartford Archdiocese. The main purpose of Institute was to instruct workers on Catholic social philosophy and on the basics of trade unionism.

Dates: undated, 1944-1973

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

Josephine A. Dolan Collection of Nursing History

 Collection
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

E. Ingraham Company Records

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Identifier: 1980-0034
Abstract

For more than a century, the E. Ingraham Company was a prominent family-operated manufacturer of clocks and watches, with headquarters and plants located in Bristol, Connecticut

Dates: undated, 1840-1967

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

Emhart Corporation Records

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Identifier: 1989-0085
Abstract: Emhart Corporation was a multinational company located in Farmington, Connecticut. Prior to its 1989 merger with Black & Decker, Emhart operated in over one hundred countries with a world-wide work force of 30,000 employees. Emhart's products included machines for the manufacture of glass bottles and shoes; filling, sealing and packaging machinery; security systems; electronics; chemical products; metal fasteners; rubber processing equipment; and consumer and do-it-yourself products....
Dates: undated, 1883-1989

Eleanor Estes Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0049
Abstract

The collection contains professional and personal correspondence, photographs, drafts, essays, newspaper clippings and ephemera related to Estes long career as a children's book author and illustrator.

Dates: undated, 1900-2005

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

Elmer F. Farnham Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0032
Abstract

Elmer F. Farnham was a resident of Norwich, Connecticut, and a features writer for the Norwich Bulletin. He was author of The Quickest Route: The History of the Norwich & Worcester Railroad, published in 1973 by Pequot Press. The collection consists of photographs of locomotives and railroad scenes of the Norwich & Worcestor Railroad, the Central Vermont Railway, and other southern New England railroads.

Dates: undated, 1966

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

Rudy Favretti Papers

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Identifier: 1988-0009
Abstract

Rudy J. Favretti, professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Connecticut, from 1955 until his retirement in 1989.

Dates: 1962-1979

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

Mary Wood Forman Photograph Collection

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Identifier: 1990-0051
Abstract Mary Wood Forman was born on 17 November 1918 in Mussoorie, India, where her parents served as Presbyterian missionaries. Her family moved in 1923 to Columbus, Ohio. Forman graduated from Ohio State University in 1940 and received a Masters degree in Social Work from Western Reserve University in 1944. After several years abroad and in New York City, Forman moved to Hartford, CT in 1956. It was here that she developed her interest in photography. She traveled to Europe and the American West,...
Dates: undated

Foxon Homemakers Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-0033
Abstract

The records of the Foxon Homemakers Club, an associate member of the New Haven County Extension Service.

Dates: undated, 1934-1994

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

Mildred P. French Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-0041
Abstract

Mildred P. French was the Dean of Women and Home Economics at the University of Connecticut from 1928 until her retirement in 1953.

Dates: undated, 1930-1968

Margarita Froman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1971-0001
Abstract

Papers of a Russian ballerina in the Moscow Bolshoi Theater who emigrated to Connecticut in 1957.

Dates: undated, 1916-1971

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

Robert N. Giaimo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-0003
Abstract Robert Nicholas was raised in North Haven, CT. Giaimo was a member of the 86th-96th Congresses from the Third District of Connecticut (New Haven area) from 1958-1980. During his twenty-two years, he served on the House Budget Committee, the House Commission on Information and Facilities, the Joint Committee on Intelligence, the House Appropriations Committee, and its subcommittees on Department of Defense, District of Columbia, Treasury Postal Service and General Government, Legislative...
Dates: undated, 1956-1981

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

Dorothy C. Goodwin Papers

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Identifier: 1992-0036
Abstract

Dorothy C. Goodwin was born in Hartford, CT, on 2 September 1914. Goodwin grew up in Connecticut and graduated magna cum laude from Smith College in 1937 (B.A., Sociology). In 1974, Goodwin returned to government service by winning a seat in the Connecticut General Assembly as a Democratic representative of the 54th district (includes Mansfield). She held positions on the Education, Finance and Human Services Committees, and co-chaired the Education Committee for much of her career.

Dates: undated, 1925-1995; Majority of material found within 1974-1992

Charles B. Gunn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0001
Abstract

The Charles B. Gunn Collection consists of papers produced by and about Gunn, as well as materials he collected of historical information about the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company, Penn Central, Amtrak, and Conrail. The collection includes photographs taken by Gunn when he served as official photographer for the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company, in the mid-1950s.

Dates: undated, 1834-2002

Charles G. Hall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0006
Abstract

The Charles G. Hall Papers contain correspondence, diaries, family papers, scrapbooks, photographs, publications, and other papers, relating to Hall's personal life, student days at Connecticut Agricultural College, activities as doorkeeper of Connecticut House of Representatives, state politics, events at University of Connecticut, and family affairs.

Dates: undated, 1828-1972

Thorvald F. Hammer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-0096
Abstract Thorvald Hammer was born in 1893. He was a leading industrialist and engineer in the state of Connecticut for over fifty years. He graduated from Yale University in 1918 and went on to serve in the U.S. Navy during the First World War. Thorvald Hammer became the president of the Malleable Iron Fittings Company (MIF) in 1935. An accomplished engineer, Mr. Hammer contributed to the development of the galvanizing process and was the holder of several original patents. After resigning from the...
Dates: undated, 1854-1987

University of Connecticut, Handicapped Homemaker Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-0005
Abstract

The project lasted five years and was officially titled “Work Simplification in the Area of Child Care for Physically Handicapped Women”. The main work of the project took place between 1955 and 1960.

Dates: undated, 1954-1972

Hartford National Bank & Trust Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-0030
Abstract On 29 May 29 1792, the Hartford Bank was the first bank to be granted a charter in the State of Connecticut. On 8 August 1792, the Hartford Bank opened for business at a location on the south side of Pearl Street just a short distance from Main. Throughout its long history it has been situated in the business center of Hartford and always within a block of the original site. In 1865, it joined the national bank system and became known as the Hartford National Bank. By 1970, a total of twenty...
Dates: 1792-1976

Hartford National Corporation Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0300
Abstract In 1969, the Hartford National Bank and Trust Company became the first completely owned subsidiary bank of the newly established Hartford National Corporation. After this merger, the HNC had assets totaled over $1.1 billion. The purchase of Connecticut National Bank would almost double the number of banks under its management and increase its assets drastically. The HNC merged with Shawmut National Corporation. Hartford remained one of the two dual headquarters for the corporation until its...
Dates: undated, 1792-1995