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Arthur Joseph Pierpont was born 3 December 1876. He was a 1895 graduate of Storrs Agricultural College, now the University of Connecticut. A noted authority on agricultural matters, Mr. Pierpont was a member of the Waterbury Milk Producers Association, Trustee of his alma mater (Connecticut Agricultural College as of 1899) and manager of the College's Gilbert Farm, a working farm in Georgetown, Connecticut, bequeathed to the College in 1906.
The collection contains the administrative files of the Simsbury, Connecticut-based organization, Plowshares Institute, which focuses on peace building, education, and global conflict transformation. Records from the institute include records of travel seminars, annual reports, board meeting minutes, and other documentation. This collection is currently closed for research until June 2012.
Slides of images taken by David A. Poirier in the years he served as Staff Archaeologist for the Connecticut State Historic Preservation Office, including images of the Prudence Crandall House in Canterbury, Newgate Prison in East Granby, Gungywamp Site in Groton, and of the state's prehistoric, historic and industrial sites, highway and railroad bridges, and lighthouses. Also includes writings on various archaeology topics, for which Mr. Poirier is author, co-author or editor.
Handwritten manuscripts, notebooks, letters, typed transcriptions of poetry, prose and a play for voices, by Allen Polite, writer and artist affiliated with the Black Arts Movement. Published works of Allen Polite's poetry, and transcriptions, produced by his widow Helene Polite can be found throughout.
Materials related to Preston L. Pope's service, from 1978 to 1981, as Grand Master of the Prince Hall Grand Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons of Connecticut.
Materials from the American Vietnam War era, including American and Vietnamese propaganda, posters from the pro-war and anti-war movements, as well as artifacts from American soldiers who served in the war.
Studied at Oberlin College, the Sheffield Scientific School and received his doctorate from Yale University. Appointed professor of Natural History in 1881. Koons succeed Dr. Armsby, acting principal, who had served as principal following Solomon Mead's retirement. B. F. Koons became principal of the school at the beginning of the winter term of 1883.
Appointed principal and professor of agriculture at the August 1881 meeting of the Board of Trustees, Solomon Mead of New Haven is described as a “practical farmer and gardener”. He oversaw the first two years of the Storrs Agricultural School.
Records of the chief administrative officer of the University of Connecticut and its predecessor institutions. The records are subdivided by administration and identified and described by the name/tenure of the individual serving as president. In more recent years, the records are identified by date of transfer.
The records consist of the general correspondence of the President of the College . It is the only extant collection of the papers of the president for this period. The correspondence is concerned with internal administrative matters, major policy issues at the college, with the college's relations with state and federal governments, and with other educational agencies and institutions.
Charles Lewis Beach attended the University of Wisconsin. He served on the faculty of the Storrs Agricultural College and Connecticut Agricultural College as an instructor in Dairy Husbandry (1894-1904). After serving in a similar position at the University of Vermont, Beach returned to the College as its fourth president in 1908. Beach Hall was dedicated in his honor in 1929 a year after his retirement from the college. Charles Lewis Beach died 15 September 1933.
John T. Casteen III was inaugurated as the University of Connecticut's eleventh president on October 12, 1985.
Professor of English language and literature (1897-1901). Appointed president pro tempore by the Board of Trustees 5 October 1901. Stimson rResigned in 1908 to “become the executive head of an agricultural college that is to be established at Northampton, MA to be known as the Smith Agricultural School.”
The Office of Price Administration, a federal agency, was established in 1941 by Executive Orders 8734 and 8875. During its existence, the OPA was responsible for setting maximum prices on most products. The OPA and several other agencies were consolidated to form the Office of Temporary Controls in December 1946 by Executive Order 9809 and disbanded in 1947. [Additional materials are located in RG 035 at the Connecticut State Library.]
The collection contains the correspondence, minutes, printed materials, and financial records of the Puerto Rican and Latino Studies Institute Records from 1972 to 2006. The collection also contains the Institute's administrative records, publications, fliers, news clippings, and legal documents.
Edward J. Quirk (1906-1989) worked as a ticket agent for the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad. The collection consists of train passes, railroad memorabilia and photographs gathered by Mr. Quirk.
The Raab Associates Records document the work of Susan and David Raab in the children's book marketing business.
The collection contains newspapers, brochures, pamphlets and binders of materials documenting programs and activities of the Rainbow Center.
A children's book author since 1980, Ms. Ransom has donated original manuscripts, notes, proofs, galleys, and books. She has also donated original manuscripts from twenty-five novels (including reference and research materials) and thirty other published works (including some foreign language editions).
Materials pertaining to Mr. Ratchford's term of office as United States Congressman representing Connecticut's fifth Congressional district.
Records from the Greater Hartford and Stamford Regional Campuses of the University of Connecticut.
Anita Riggio has illustrated a number of children's books and has also worked as a cartoonist and a commercial illustrator. The collection consists of original artwork and manuscripts for 25 children's books and two magazine articles, in addition to a selection of Ms. Riggio's production materials for her commercial work.
Working from her Woodbridge, CT, home, Lucille B. Ritvo has been active in the state's political arena for decades. She chaired the Caucus of Connecticut Democrats, representing the liberal wing of the party in the early 1980s. She has worked in many political campaigns and chaired Joe Duffy's 1970 senatorial campaign (CT, 3rd District).
The Rogers Paper Manufacturing Company was founded in Manchester, Connecticut, by Dutch immigrant Peter Rogers in 1832. In 1900, the Rogers Company began supplying insulated paperboard to electrical transformer manufacturers. The company incorporated in 1901, but thereafter, the company stagnated. It was taken over by a group of Boston financiers and incorporated in Massachusetts in 1927.
The collection contains files, clippings and publications associated with the work of the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research located at the University of Connecticut
The collection contains newspapers, fliers, realia and similar materials associated with living in wartime Britain.
- Subject: Publications (documents) X
- Correspondence 312
- Photographs 223
- Administrative records 192
- Notes 171
- Connecticut (state) 161
- Financial records 149
- manuscripts (document genre) 127
- Photocopies 123
- Fliers (printed matter) 111
- Notebooks 87
- Press releases 76
- Monographs 69
- minutes (administrative records) 69
- United States (nation) 68
- Newspapers 58
- Newsletters 56
- Universities and colleges 49
- Galley proofs 48
- Typescripts 45 + ∧ less
- German 2
- Portuguese 1
- Russian 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Swedish 1
- Allon, Natalie 1
- American Montessori Society 1
- Butler, Francelia 1
- Cazel, Fred A. 1
- Charters, Ann. 1