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Arthur J. Pierpont Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1985-0022
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1902-1931

Plowshares Institute Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-0034
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1971-2010

David A. Poirier Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-0172
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1972-2015

Allen Polite Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-0117
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1955-1993.

Preston L. Pope Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1987-0029
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1970-1981

Poras Collection of Vietnam War Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-0124
Abstract

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. 

Dates: undated, 1931-2001

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Benjamin F. Koons, 1883-1898]

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Identifier: 2001-0107
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1885-1898

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Solomon Mead, 1881-1882]

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Identifier: 2002-0025
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1882

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-0004
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1881-

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Charles C. McCracken, 1930-1935]

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0380
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1926-1935

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Charles L. Beach 1908-1928]

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0014
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1906-1929

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Homer D. Babbidge, 1962-1972]

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Identifier: 1998-0186
Abstract Homer Daniels Babbidge was born in 1925 in Weston, Massachusetts, and raised in New Haven, Connecticut. He graduated from Yale University in 1945 with a degree in political science and subsequently earned his master's and doctorate from the same institution. Babbidge became president of the University of Connecticut in 1962 and remained in the office until his retirement in 1972. His years at UConn were among the most productive, and the most turbulent, in the University's history. Homer D....
Dates: undated, 1962-1972

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [John T. Casteen III, 1985-1989]

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Identifier: 1998-0189
Abstract

John T. Casteen III was inaugurated as the University of Connecticut's eleventh president on October 12, 1985.

Dates: 1981-1990

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Rufus W. Stimson, 1901-1908]

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Identifier: 2000-0003
Abstract

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.”

Dates: undated, 1891-1992

Office of Price Administration, Hartford Branch Records

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Identifier: 1979-0013
Abstract

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.]

Dates: 1941-1951

University of Connecticut, Provost's Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-0003
Abstract The Provost's Office is responsible for University matters pertaining to academic activities and policy, including jurisdiction over the various schools, as well as faculty and student matters. In addition, the Office is responsible for the daily internal operations of the University Senate and at one point, the Board of Trustees. The Provost's Office was established in 1950 when the Provost assumed the functions of the Dean of the University. In 1975, the Office was abolished and its...
Dates: 1931-2013

University of Connecticut, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies Institute Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-0019
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1972-2006

Edward J. Quirk Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0261
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1924-1989

Raab Associates Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-0018
Abstract

The Raab Associates Records document the work of Susan and David Raab in the children's book marketing business.

Dates: 1986-2012

University of Connecticut, Rainbow Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-0153
Abstract

The collection contains newspapers, brochures, pamphlets and binders of materials documenting programs and activities of the Rainbow Center.

Dates: 1998-2013

Candice F. Ransom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-0013
Abstract

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).

Dates: undated, 1981-2001

William R. Ratchford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0021
Abstract

Materials pertaining to Mr. Ratchford's term of office as United States Congressman representing Connecticut's fifth Congressional district.

Dates: undated, 1961-1986

University of Connecticut, Regional Campus Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0089
Abstract

Records from the Greater Hartford and Stamford Regional Campuses of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 1950-2017

Anita Riggio Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0121
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1968-2000

Lucille B. Ritvo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-0015
Abstract

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).

Dates: 1968-1988

Rogers Corporation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0057
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1945-1980

Roper Center for Public Opinion Research Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-0022
Scope and Content Note

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

Dates: 1983-1994

Barbara Rosen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-0036
Abstract

The collection contains newspapers, fliers, realia and similar materials associated with living in wartime Britain.

Dates: 1916-1978

Ralph Russell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-0009
Abstract Ralph Russell was born in Nova Scotia in 1900. In 1902 Russell's family moved to Worcester, Massachusetts, where he was raised. Due to his political beliefs, as well as his activities on behalf of the United Public Workers Union, Russell found himself accused of being a member of the Communist Party. Despite a vigorous defense, Russell lost his position with the Bureau of Fisheries in 1953 and did not regain his job until 1958, when the Supreme Court ruled such termination unconstitutional....
Dates: undated, 1939-1977

Ed Sanders Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-0002
Abstract Collection materials reflect Sanders' literary and publishing work, affinities with writers from both the Beat and New York Schools of poetry, and political organizing activities and interests, including his pacifism, opposition to the Vietnam War and nuclear weapons, and advocacy for sexual freedom, legalization of marijuana, and freedom of expression. The collection includes manuscripts of poems, books, articles, and lyrics; correspondence; manuscript submissions and page proofs;...
Dates: undated, 1955-1976