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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

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

AFSCME, Council 4 Records

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Identifier: 2004-0118
Abstract The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 4, founded in 1937 , is Connecticut's largest AFL-CIO union. Council 4, headquartered in New Britain, Connecticut, currently represents 35,000 employees who work in occupations within a diverse range of fields which include but are not limited to technical, blue collar, professional, clerical, health care, corrections and law enforcement, welfare and social services, public workers, as well as K-12 education...
Dates: 1962-2000

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 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

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

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

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-

Roger Borrup Papers

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Identifier: 1984-0023
Abstract

Born in 1913 in Plainville, New Jersey, Roger Borrup worked for the Hartford Times as a printer and typesetter for 44 years until his retirement in 1975. A long-time member of the Hartford Typographical Union, No. 127, Borrup was also the co-founder, incorporator and trustee of the Connecticut Electric Railway Association. Roger Borrup died 9 September 1987 at the age of 74.

Dates: undated, 1933-1986

Boston, Hartford and Erie Railroad Collection

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Identifier: 1992-0007
Abstract

The Railroad was chartered in May 1863 and reorganized in 1873 as the New York and New England Railroad Company.

Dates: undated, 1863-1885

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

Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express, and Station Employees Records

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Identifier: 1989-0026
Abstract The Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express, and Station Employees was organized in 1899, and was affiliated with the American Federation of Labor. Union name variants were the Brotherhood of Railway, Airline and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employees, AFL-CIO; the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks; and the Railway Clerks of America, Order. It was the largest single railroad organization for employees who devoted a majority of their time...
Dates: undated, 1910-1931, 1948

University of Connecticut, Center for Contemporary African Studies Records

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Identifier: 2009-0043
Abstract

The collection contains administrative records, clippings, correspondence, notes, pamphlets, publications, and financial records relating to the Center for Contemporary African Studies which existed at the University of Connecticut from 1991-2009.

Dates: 1990-2005

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

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

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

Coalition for International Justice Records

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Identifier: 2006-0205
Abstract

Records of the non-governmental organization, Coalition for International Justice (CIJ), which operated from 1995-2006 to support the work of international criminal tribunals and special courts investigating human rights violations in Rwanda, the former Yugoslavia, Cambodia, Sudan, East Timor, and Sierra Leone. The collection also contains documentation from a 2004 survey of over 1200 refugees from Darfur along the border of Chad and Sudan.

Dates: 1995-2006

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

University of Connecticut, College of Continuing Studies Records

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Identifier: 1998-0295
Abstract

The collection contains documentation of programs and activities managed, coordinated or sponsored by the office now known as the Center for Continuing Studies at the University of Connecticut. The Center was identified previously as the College of Continuing Studies or coordinated the University's Non-Degree, Summer, Intersession and Extension Programs.

Dates: circa 1930-2011

Connecticut Civil Liberties Union Records

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Identifier: 1998-0291
Abstract

The Connecticut Civil Liberties Union Records document the activities, history and administrative records of this organization. The collection contains the organizational documents of the New Haven Civil Liberties Council (1949-1958), administrative records of the CCLU (1958-1990) as well as the organization's materials pertaining to court cases.

Dates: 1949-2001

Connecticut Countdown Records

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Identifier: 1995-0014
Abstract Connecticut Countdown was a non-profit organization established in 1983 to create a forum for public discussion of issues involved in preventing nuclear war. Connecticut Countdown evolved from discussions begun in the fall of 1983 among a small group of Hartford area citizens concerned about the risk of nuclear war. These discussions were initiated by members of the local chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility. The stimulus for their interest was a national meeting of Physicians for...
Dates: 1961-1988

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