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4-H Clubs of Connecticut Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1987-0027
Abstract The 4-H Clubs of Connecticut originated in 1913 with the establishment of the first club in Mansfield, Connecticut. A part of the United States Department of Agriculture's Cooperative Extension System, 4-H clubs have aimed to educate Connecticut's youth in agriculture, home economics, and new technologies. The 4-H Clubs of Connecticut also strives to imbue its members with important life skills, building character through the teaching of a variety of practical skills. The records consist of...
Dates: undated, [1906]-1977

John D. Alsop Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0140
Abstract

John D. Alsop was elected to the Connecticut state legislature in 1946. He served as co-chairperson of one of the three committees that wrote the present Connecticut State Constitution at the Constitutional Convention of 1965.

Dates: 1965

Alumni Legislators Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0166
Abstract

The Alumni Legislators Collection contains ephemera, fliers, photographs, postcards, publications, and realia related to Connecticut State Legislators who were graduates of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 1979-1996

Dominic J. Badolato Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0137
Abstract

Records generated through the extensive career of Dominic J. Badolato (1919-1911), who served as a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, representing New Britain, from 1954 to 1976, and was the founding head of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Union, Council 4, in New Britain, Connecticut, from 1968 to 1996.

Dates: undated, 1918-2003

Floyd Bass Collection of John E. Rogers

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-0076
Abstract

The collection contains clippings, sound recordings, books, an honorary degree, and research posters relating to Dr. John E. Rogers.

Dates: undated, 1904-1982

Leroy Y. Beaujon Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0042
Abstract

Payroll vouchers, correspondence, timetables, photographs, reports, maps and plans, photocopies, newspaper clippings, and other research material related to the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, the Central New England Railway, and its predecessor railroad lines.

Please note that selected photographs from this collection are available in the UConn Library digital repository at http://archives.lib.uconn.edu/

Dates: undated, 1866-2004

Audrey Beck Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0020
Abstract Audrey Phillips Beck was born on 6 August 1931, in Brooklyn, New York. Her family moved to Norwalk, Connecticut, where Audrey grew up. In 1948, she entered the University of Connecticut, where she received both her B.A. and M.A. degrees. In 1961, Audrey Beck became a University of Connecticut faculty member in the Economics Department, a position she held for seven years. In 1967, she took a position as economist with the Windham Regional Planning Commission, and was elected to the...
Dates: undated, 1930-1983

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

Brooks A. Bentz Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0113
Abstract

The Brooks A. Bentz Railroad Collection consists almost exclusively of materials associated with the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, including passenger and employee timetables, a parlor car wine list and dining car cafe menu, information about the railroad equipment provided for railroad employees, information about the railroad's merger with what became Penn Central in the late 1960s, a vehicle decal, a map of the railroad system (ca. 1925), and photographs of locomotives.

Dates: undated, 1889, 1913-1975

Bristol Brass Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0029
Abstract The Bristol Brass Company was founded as the Bristol Brass and Clock Company in 1850, the creation of sixteen industrialists from Bristol clock and Waterbury brass interests who hoped to profit in the booming clock industry of Bristol, CT. Although the company never manufactured clocks, only the brass mechanisms for the timepieces, it was many years before it changed its name to Bristol Brass Company. It was the largest employer in Bristol, with 375 employees by 1880. Its mainstay was the...
Dates: undated, 1911-1982

Prescott S. Bush Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0001
Abstract Prescott S. Bush was born on 15 May 1895 to Samuel Prescott Bush and Flora Sheldon Bush and was raised in Columbus, Ohio. He received a B.A. from Yale University in 1917 and completed his Army career in 1919. Bush joined the firm of Brown Brothers and Company became a partner in 1930. In 1921 he married Dorothy Walker. The couple had five children. A resident of Greenwich, CT, Bush was elected as a member of its representative town meeting. In 1933 he was elected as moderator, a post to...
Dates: undated, 1952-1962

Miriam Butterworth Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-0060
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, photographs, artifacts, and memoirs regarding Miriam Butterworth's life and activism, as well as her participation in local, state, and national politics.

Dates: 1935-2011

C.H. Dexter Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0128
Abstract The Dexter Corporation originated from a family-owned saw and grist mill that began in 1767 in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, and evolved into a multi-national producer of long fiber papers and chemical laminates. In its 233 years of operation, the company grew from manufacturing tissues, toilet paper, and tea bags to marketing more specialized products like medical garments and industrial finishes. Faced with a proposed buyout by International Specialty Products Incorporated in 2000, the...
Dates: 1829-1999

Normand Chartier Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0070
Scope and Content

The collection contains artwork, notes, correspondence, photographs and other materials pertaining to Normand Chartier's illustrations of many of his children's books.

Dates: 1974-2008

Cheney Brothers Silk Manufacturing Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0026
Abstract In 1838, six Cheney brothers established the Mount Nebo Silk Company in Manchester, CT. The company adopted the family name in 1843. Aided by booming national markets, a protective tariff, and innovative production methods, the company grew into the nation's largest and most profitable silk mill by the late 1880s. The company pioneered the wastesilk spinning method and the Grant's reel. The company reached its peak in 1923, after which it quickly declined due to industry wide overproduction...
Dates: undated, 1734 - 1979

Frederick W. Chesson Connecticut Iron Industry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0114
Abstract

Resident of Waterbury, Connecticut, and historian of Connecticut business and industry. Collection includes collected literature about the early iron industry in the United States, particularly Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Dates: undated, 1920-1949

Hugh Clark Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-0016
Abstract

Hugh Clark received his bachelor's degree from Clark University in 1934 and a doctoral degree from the University of Michigan in 1941. He was employed by the University of Iowa from 1945 to 1947, when he joined the faculty at the University of Connecticut. Clark specialized in developmental biology and retired from the University in 1983. The collection contains correspondence, administrative, professional and personnel files relating to Clark's responsibilities and interests.

Dates: undated, 1947-1998

Connecticut Central Railroad Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-0091
Abstract

The collection consists of administrative files, photographs, and DVDs associated with the formation, maintenance and demise of the Connecticut Central Railroad, a freight line that ran in and around Middletown, Connecticut, from 1987 to 1998.

Dates: undated, 1967-1998, 2008

Connecticut Historic Preservation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0028
Abstract The Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism’s State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) and the Office of Connecticut State Archaeology are the lead agencies for the preservation of the state's archaeological and architectural historic heritage. This guide provides references to documentary, architectural and archaeological survey reports conducted in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations regarding cultural resource protection, provided by SHPO, and is intended to...
Dates: 1975-2010

Connecticut League for Nursing Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0083
Abstract Administrative records of the Connecticut League for Nursing whose mission is to: foster partnerships between academic and clinical nursing leaders; facilitate access to formal nursing education programs in the State of Connecticut; provide affordable, accessible, and contemporary continuing education programs and forums; and support the National League for Nursing's initiatives related to Nurse Faculty Development, Nursing Research and Nursing Workforce Demographics (from CLN mission...
Dates: undated, 1952-2003

Connecticut Pomological Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0347
Abstract

In February 1891, a group of sixteen peach growers under the leadership of the Secretary of Agriculture, Theodore S. Gold, met in the State Capitol to talk about the formation of a fruit society. In December of that same year, forty growers met and elected John Smith of New Britain as president. Since its founding, the Connecticut Pomological Society has been involved in development of pest management and disease control for Connecticut's orchards.

Dates: 1894-1992

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 Soldiers Collection, Fillipo D. Antonucci Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-0128
Abstract

Correspondence, military records, photographs and memorabilia of Second Lieutenant Fillipo D. Antonucci of West Hartford, Connecticut. Lt. Antonucci served in the Army Air Corps from 1939 until he was reported missing in action in October 1944.

Dates: undated, 1936-1995; Majority of material found within 1939-1949

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Davis Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-0039
Abstract

Collection contains letters to Carl and Lil Davis from their sons and relatives during World War II.

Dates: 1938-1945

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Burton Ingraham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0077
Abstract Corporal Burton Ingraham served in the 3580th QM Company, U.S. Army, and was stationed at Camp Polk, Louisiana before being shipped out to England and later France. The correspondence is primarly from Cpl. Ingraham to his wife, Gladys ("Butch") Forbes Ingraham, although there are also letters from Gladys' brother, Gerald Forbes, and several other acquaintances. A small portion of the collection contains information about the Colt Manufacturing Company in Hartford where Gladys was...
Dates: undated, 1941-1945

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Phillip C. Edwards Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2005-0141
Abstract

Yeoman 3rd Class Phillip C. Edwards of Norwich, CT, served on the submarine “U.S.S. Sand Lance” during World War II.

Dates: undated, 1938-1945

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Raymond Davis Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2009-0070
Abstract

Collection contains correspondence, photographs and similar materials associated with the World War II experiences of Raymond G. Davis of Hartford, Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1942-1946

Connecticut State Labor Council, AFL-CIO Records

 Collection
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

Cos Cob Power Plant Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0024
Abstract The Cos Cob Power Plant, an electrical power plant located in Greenwich, Connecticut, was part of a pioneering venture in mainline railroad electrification. With the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad designed an efficient system using alternating-current (ac) electrification that facilitated railroad traffic into urban areas after the New York legislature passed laws prohibiting the use of steam locomotives in New York City south...
Dates: undated, 1891-1986

Edward Cosier Family Collection

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Identifier: 1997-0017
Abstract

Edward Cosier (1865-1930) was an employee of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad for over 40 years.

Dates: 1896-1999