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4-H Clubs of Connecticut Records

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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

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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

American Association of University Women, Connecticut Division Records

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Identifier: 1988-0003
Abstract The American Association of University Women (AAUW) was founded in 1886 as an organization of female college graduates. The first meeting of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae (ACA) was held in Washington, D.C., on January 14, 1886. The first Connecticut branch of ACA was formed in 1892, shortly after Yale University began admitting female graduate students. The ACA was reorganized in 1920 and on May 1 the first meeting of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae Branches and College Clubs...
Dates: undated, 1895-2014

Dominic J. Badolato Papers

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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

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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

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

Brooks A. Bentz Railroad Collection

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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

University of Connecticut, Board of Trustees Records

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Identifier: 1987-0007
Abstract In April 1881, the Connecticut General Assembly established the Storrs Agricultural School after accepting a gift of 170 acres of land, several frame buildings, and money from Charles and Augustus Storrs. The School opened on September 28, 1881, with twelve students in the first class. Before the turn of the century there were two name changes (Storrs Agricultural College 1893, Connecticut Agricultural College 1899). In 1933, two years after the institution celebrated its fiftieth...
Dates: undated, 1881-

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

Oliver Butterworth Papers

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Identifier: 2000-0052
Abstract

The papers of Oliver Butterworth, native of Connecticut and educator and author of children's books. The collection contains correspondence, notes, drafts, manuscripts, galleys, proofs, artwork, scripts and published books pertaining to Butterworth's career and interests.

Dates: undated, 1934-1996

Fred Cazel Papers

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Identifier: 1988-0006
Abstract

Fred A. Cazel, Jr., professor of History (1948-1988)at the University of Connecticut from 1948-1988. Active in many professional and University committees, Dr. Cazel died in July 2011.

Dates: undated, 1939-1992

Noël A. Cazenave Papers

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Identifier: 1999-0055
Abstract Noel A. Cazenave is Professor of Sociology at the University of Connecticut whose research and teaching interests include racism, poverty policy, political sociology, urban sociology, and criminal justice. The author of numerous publications, Cazenave conducted his undergraduate studies at Dillard University and was awarded an M.A. in Psychology from University of Michigan and Ph.D. from Tulane (1977). Temple University awarded tenure 1984. Most of his research focuses on the impact of...
Dates: undated, 1988-1999

University of Connecticut Centennial Collection

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Identifier: 1981-0002
Abstract

Collection contains significant documentation of the University's Centennial Celebration which took place in the academic year 1980-1981.

Dates: undated, 1978-1981

University of Connecticut, Centennial Coordinating Committee Records

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Identifier: 1981-0003
Abstract

The Centennial Coordinating Committee was responsible for the extensive planning of the university of Connecticut's centennial celebration. The official observance of its 100th anniversary began 23 September 1980. William C. Orr served as chairman of the committee from its inception in 1979 to a successful conclusion at the Ninety-Eighth Annual Commencement, 24 May 1981.

Dates: undated, 1964-1981

University of Connecticut, Center for Black Studies Records

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Identifier: 1998-0064
Abstract

The Center was created in 1969 to facilitate interdepartmental support for research, study and outreach focused on the black experience. The collection contains materials concerning the establishment of the Center and programs of its activities from its establishment through 1980.

Dates: 1969-1980

University of Connecticut, Center for Italian Studies Records

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Identifier: 1975-0002
Abstract

The Center began operation during the 1967/1968 academic year and served as an interdisciplinary focus for the study of modern Italy. The Center was active in establishing courses, contacts abroad and increasing the level of appropriate library acquisitions. The Center was discontinued at the end of the 1974/1975 academic year.

Dates: undated, 1967-1975

Normand Chartier Papers

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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

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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

Frederick W. Chesson Connecticut Iron Industry Collection

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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

University of Connecticut, Child Development Laboratories Records

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Identifier: 1995-0018
Abstract

The Child Development Laboratories (CDL) are part of the School of Family Studies and serve the university, community and state as a model demonstration laboratory center.

Dates: undated, 1961-2010

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, 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 Association of Assessing Officers, Inc. (CAAO) Records

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Identifier: 2004-0120
Abstract The Connecticut Association of Assessing Officers, Inc. (CAAO) is a professional organization that is affiliated with the International Association of Assessing Officers. CAAO is comprised of nearly 500 regular and subscribing members. Regular membership is open to all State of Connecticut public officials who are engaged in the administration of property assessments, including assessors, employees of assessors’ offices and board of assessment appeals members. Subscribing membership is open...
Dates: undated, 1912-2014

Connecticut Citizens Action Group Records

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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 Historic Preservation Collection

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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

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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 Milk Producers Association Records

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Identifier: 1979-0004
Abstract

Based in Hartford, Connecticut, the Connecticut Milk Producers Association was a professional organization for the milk producers of Connecticut. It provided its members with a monthly newsletter and kept track of prices and production of milk within the state as well as in the neighboring states.

Dates: 1919-1947

Connecticut Nurses' Association Records

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Identifier: 1997-0098
Abstract

The Connecticut Nurses' Association (CNA) is a professional organization of registered Nurses in Connecticut and a member of the American Nurses' Association (ANA). CNA was established in 1904 as the Graduate Nurses' Association (GNA) of Connecticut out of the Connecticut Training School. Its main objective was to draft and introduce into legislation a bill to regulate nursing practice in Connecticut. The main headquarters of the CNA is located in Meriden, Connecticut.

Dates: 1893-1996

Connecticut Pomological Society Records

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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