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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

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

University of Connecticut, University Senate Commission on University Governance Records

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Identifier: 1998-0242
Abstract

In 1971, a Commission was established to investigate proposals for University governance and report back to the University community. Dr. Albert Cohen chaired the Commission.

Dates: undated, 1968-1972

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 Citizens Action Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1987-0024
Abstract The Connecticut Citizen Action Group was the first state-based consumer interest group. Created in 1971 by Ralph Nader and directed by Toby Moffett, CCAG was designed to represent, inform, unite, and empower the citizens of Connecticut in their roles as consumers, workers, tax payers, and voters. Taking on such issues as illegal business practices, utility rate increases, environmental pollution, and consumer fraud, the newly formed group was inundated with citizen requests for information...
Dates: undated, 1964-2002

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

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

William R. Cotter Papers

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Identifier: 1991-0002
Abstract William R. Cotter, Democratic Member of Congress for the First District of Connecticut, was born in Hartford, Connecticut on 18 July 1926. In 1953, Cotter was elected to the Hartford Court of Common Council, and served as an aide to United States Senator Abraham Ribicoff, 1955-1957, as Deputy Insurance Commissioner, 1957-1964, and as Insurance Commissioner of Connecticut from 1964-1970. He developed and introduced laws to regulate rates and solvency of insurance companies in Connecticut, and...
Dates: undated, 1970-1981

Katie Davis Papers

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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

Thomas J. Dodd Papers

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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

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

Greater Hartford Labor Council, AFL-CIO Records

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Identifier: 1983-0004
Abstract

The Greater Hartford Labor Council (GHLC) was formed in 1957. All local unions belonging to an international affiliated to the AFL-CIO or affiliated to the AFL-CIO directly are able to join the central labor body in their region upon payment of dues.

Dates: undated, 1947-1982

University of Connecticut, Health Center Records

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Identifier: 1997-0129
Abstract

The University of Connecticut Health Center is a vibrant organization composed of the School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, John Dempsey Hospital, the UConn Medical Group and University Dentists. The Health Center Records consist of correspondence, reports, minutes, administrative records, and personal papers pertaining to the creation and ongoing development of the medical and dental programs associated with the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1921-2012

George Heinold Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0204
Abstract

George W. Heinold, lifelong resident of Madison, Connecticut, was an author on outdoor life and fishing who wrote extensively on his experiences primarily along the Connecticut shoreline. He published regularly in such periodicals as Outdoor Life, Field and Stream, and Readers' Digest.

Dates: undated, 1916-1982

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Aeronautical Industrial District Lodge 91 Records

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Identifier: 1984-0017
Abstract District Lodge 91 received its charter in May 1953. At that time the representative locals consisted of Hartford Aircraft Lodge 743, chartered in 1941, representing workers at Hamilton Standard (located in East Hartford until 1952 when it moved to Windsor Locks); Industrial aircraft Lodge 1746, chartered in February, 1945, representing workers at Pratt and Whitney, East Hartford; and Industrial Aircraft Lodge 1746A, chartered in October, 1951, representing Pratt and Whitney workers in...
Dates: undated, 1937-1983

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Industrial Aircraft Lodge 1746 Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1983-0005
Abstract

The International Aircraft Lodge 1746 was chartered on 1 November 1945. The local represents production workers at United Technologies Corporation's Pratt and Whitney plant in East Hartford, Connecticut. The workers make jet engines and other components for commercial and military aircraft. Lodge 1746 is a member of IAMAW District 91.

Dates: undated, 1943-1983

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Southington Lodge 1746A Records

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Identifier: 1990-0040
Abstract: The Industrial Aircraft Lodge 1746A of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) is affiliated with the AFL-CIO. The Local represents production workers at United Technologies Corporation's Pratt and Whitney plant in Southington, Connecticut. Lodge members work at the Pratt and Whitney plant in East Hartford, Connecticut. Workers at both plants make jet engines and components for commercial and military aircraft. Lodge 1746A is a member of IAMAW District 91....
Dates: undated, 1964-1989

J. B. Williams Company Records

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Identifier: 1967-0001
Abstract

Started as Williams' Genuine Yankee Soap around 1840; moved to Glastonbury, Connecticut in 1847 and gained its current name in 1848; acquired Conti Products Corporation in 1950; acquired R. B. Selmer, Inc. in 1952; was acquired by Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in 1957 and moved to Cranford, New Jersey but keeping the same name; was eventually sold to Nabisco in 1971.

Dates: 1853-1956

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

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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

Vivien Kellems Papers

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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

Wilma Keyes Papers

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Identifier: 1988-0019
Abstract

Wilma Belknap Keyes was an assistant professor at the University of Connecticut School of Home Economics from 1938-1963. During her tenure she developed and taught over 20 new art courses and saw the beginning of the School of Fine Arts as a distinct department from the School of Home Economics.

Dates: undated, 1926-1972

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

University of Connecticut, Labor Education Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1981-0005
Abstract

First established as a program within the Labor Management Institute in 1946, the Labor Education evolved into a separate center in 1961. Its purpose is to fulfill the educational, consultation, and research needs of the state's unions.

Dates: undated, 1948-1970

Marie Lawson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0127
Abstract

Marie Lawson, resident of Westport, Connecticut, was an author and illustrator of books for young people. The collection contains research notes, drafts, dummies, and illustrations for her Strange Sea Stories and a number of apparently unpublished works.

Dates: undated, 1955-1956

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-

Arthur J. Lumsden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0243
Abstract

The collection contains documentation of Mr. Lumsden's activities and association with the Greater Hartford Chamber of Commerce, Greater Hartford Corporation, Hartford City Council from the 1960s through the 1980s.

Dates: undated, circa 1960-circa 1985.

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

Stewart B. McKinney Papers

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Identifier: 1992-0049
Abstract

Stewart Brett McKinney, Congressman from Connecticut's Fourth District, was born in Pittsburgh, PA, 30 January 1931. McKinney served as a State Representative in Connecticut's General Assembly, 1966-1970 and was a minority leader of the State House of Representatives, 1969-1970. McKinney was first elected as a Republican from the 4th District to the 92nd Congress on 3 November 1970, and was re-elected 8 times, 1972-1986.

Dates: undated, 1970-1986

Bruce A. Morrison Papers

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Identifier: 1991-0021
Abstract

Bruce Morrison served as a member of Congress from Connecticut's third district from 1983-1991.

Dates: undated, 1980-2000

Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge Free And Accepted Masons Of Connecticut (Prince Hall Masons) Records

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Identifier: 1994-0061
Abstract

The history of Black Free and Accepted Masons dates its origin from the initiation of Prince Hall on 6 March 1775 along with fourteen other free blacks into a Military Lodge of white masons. Lodge No. 441 of the Irish Registry up to the present time.

Dates: undated, 1925-1987