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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

AFL-CIO New England Regional Records

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Identifier: 1992-0030
Abstract

The collection contains records from the New England regional office of the AFL-CIO.

Dates: 1955-1996

University of Connecticut, Agricultural Economics Department Records

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Identifier: 1998-0339
Abstract The collection reflects the many bureaucratic permutations of the Agricultural Economics Department from the late 1910s until after World War II. The collection spans many institutional name changes and reorganizations. The bulk of the collection is documentation of the state of agriculture in Connecticut. The surveys, and collection of data was conducted in collaboration with The USDA, State of Connecticut and the Extension Service, which was headed by one of three Directors of the school,...
Dates: undated, 1840-1951

University of Connecticut, Alumni Association Records

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Identifier: 1998-0253
Abstract

The collection contains early records of the Alumni Association associated with the University.

Dates: undated, 1881-1986

American Brass Company Records

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Identifier: 1997-0996
Abstract The American Brass Company was founded in 1893 with the consolidation of five existing brass mills in the Waterbury, Connecticut area. Intended as a holding company, American Brass absorbed the following companies: Plume & Atwood Manufacturing, Benedict & Burnham Manufacturing, Waterbury Brass, Scoville Manufacturing, Holmes, Booth and Haydens, and Coe Brass Manufacturing. The collection dates from circa 1800 to 1978 and provides a unique view of one of the major brass producers in...
Dates: undated, 1780-1978

American Montessori Society Records

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Identifier: 2006-0230
Abstract

The American Montessori Society (AMS) Records document the history of an important American educational organization, and consist of printed, typescript, and handwritten materials; sound recordings; films; photographs; and slides. The collection, although not complete, reflects AMS's professional and administrative activities and also provides historical information about the Montessori system of education in general.

Dates: undated, 1907-2019

University of Connecticut, Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center Records

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Identifier: 1998-0290
Abstract Archives & Special Collections, located at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, was created by the merger of Special Collections and Historical Manuscripts and Archives in 1995. The new area moved into the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center upon its opening. President William Clinton officiated at the dedication of the Center and kicked off the "Dodd Year", a year long series of lectures, exhibitions and events. Although the Center houses several entities, the vast majority of the information...
Dates: undated, 1965-2011

Natalie Babbitt Papers

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Identifier: 1994-0001
Abstract

The papers of children's author and illustrator, Natalie Babbitt include correspondence, reviews, publicity, manuscripts, drafts, illustrations and finished artwork for sixteen books and several articles.

Dates: undated, 1906-2012

Leroy Y. Beaujon Railroad Collection

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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

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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

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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

Peter Bertolette Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0197
Abstract

Literary manuscripts and editorial records of poet and former UConn student Peter Bertolette.

Dates: undated, 1953-1990

Bristol Brass Company Records

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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

Caucus of Connecticut Democrats Records

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Identifier: 1999-0081
Abstract

The collection contains documentation of the organization and its activities from the 1970s through the early 1990s.

Dates: undated, 1960s-1993.

University of Connecticut, Center for Economic Education Records

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Identifier: 2006-0286
Abstract

The collection contains administrative and programmatic materials associated with the Center at the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated

C.H. Dexter Company Records

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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

Cheney Brothers Silk Manufacturing Company Records

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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

Hugh Clark Papers

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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

University of Connecticut, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Records

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Identifier: 1997-0010
Abstract

The records of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources consist of materials related to the university's changing agricultural program, and are comprised of administrative records, correspondence, notes, publications, and clippings. The collection also contains illustrations, works of art, and realia related to the university.

Dates: 1881-2011

Connecticut Central Railroad Records

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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 League for Nursing Records

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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 State Labor Council, AFL-CIO Records

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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

Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Company, Haddam Neck Plant Records

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Identifier: 2006-0202
Abstract Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Company was a nuclear power plant located in Haddam Neck, Connecticut. It began commercial operation in 1968 and produced over 110 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity in its 29 years of service. In 1996 the CY Board of Directors voted to permanently close the plant and decommissioning was completed in 2007. The records consist of plant design drawings, plant historical records, employee newsletters, environmental reports, regulatory correspondence,...
Dates: undated, 1963-2005

University of Connecticut, Cooperative Extension Service Records

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Identifier: 1970-0003
Abstract

The Series I contains publications, reports, studies, documents and ephemeral materials collected and used as background and research for the development and preparation for the writing of a centennial narrative history of the program at the University of Connecticut. The remainder of the collection documents the activities and programs of CES over time as a unit within the College of Agriculture at the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1888-

Cos Cob Power Plant Records

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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

Archibald M. Crossley Papers

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Identifier: 1999-0007
Abstract

The Archibald M. Crossley Papers contains the personal and professional papers of survey research pioneer, Archibald M. Crossley. Reports, studies, questionnaires, correspondence and publications document the interactions, interests and activities of Crossley and his peers, as well as the polling organizations and companies with which he was associated.

Dates: undated, 1926-2002

Curbstone Press Records

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Identifier: 2002-0108
Abstract: Curbstone Press, a non-profit press and literary arts organization, was founded in 1975. Located in Willimantic, Connecticut, Curbstone's founders and Co-Directors Alexander “Sandy” Taylor and Judith Ayer Doyle focused the organization's activities on education and publishing works that encouraged a deeper understanding between world cultures. Curbstone's mission encompassed two goals: to publish creative literature that promotes human rights and cultural understanding and to bring writers...
Dates: 1965-2006

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

Deep River Lace Company Records

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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

Edward F. Donegan Papers

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Identifier: 2005-0078
Abstract

Papers collected or created by Edward F. Donegan, a conductor for the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad from 1941 to 1967. The materials include labor contracts, conductor fare cards and instructions, safety bulletins, diagrams of the railroad's interlocking stations along the right-of-way, and photographs.

Dates: undated, 1916-1982