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Savings Bank of Manchester Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-0048
Abstract The Savings Bank of Manchester was founded in 1905 as a mutual savings bank, owned by and serving its depositors in the Manchester, Connecticut, community. SBM existed for 99 years, opening a total of 28 branch offices in the eastern half of Connecticut. In 2004, SBM merged with New Haven Savings Bank to become part of NewAlliance Bank. The collection, the bulk of which ranges from 1905 to 2003, contains administrative and financial records, including the original ledgers and account books,...
Dates: undated, 1839, 1905-2004

Richard Scarry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0048
Abstract

The Richard Scarry Papers contain materials related to Scarry himself, but the majority of the archives pertains to the creation, production, and distribution of his books for children. The archives contains materials and correspondence concerning Scarry's early work, with Western Publishing and Little Golden Books, beginning in the 1950s. A greater amount of material concerns the works produced by Scarry during his later association with Random House.

Dates: undated, 1946-1997

Carl W. Schaefer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-0016
Abstract

Dr. Carl W. Schaefer wais a professor in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department at the University of Connecticut. The collection documents his professional interests and activities.

Dates: undated, 1963-1992

Andre Schenker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1983-0008
Abstract

Andre Schenker was born in 1897 and received his education at the Connecticut Agricultural College (UConn) and Yale University. He was a professor of history at UConn from 1928 - 1965.

Dates: undated, 1898-1972

University of Connecticut, School of Business Administration Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0091
Abstract

The University of Connecticut's School of Business was established in 1941 as the School of Business Administration. The collection contains faculty minutes, accreditation documentation, and annual activity reports from the school's founding in 1941 until 1998.

Dates: undated, 1940 - 2013

University of Connecticut, School of Insurance Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0086
Abstract In 1936, the School established a Department of Insurance that was incorporated as the Hartford College of Insurance by the Connecticut General Assembly in 1939. In 1943, the Connecticut General Assembly authorized a five-year lease of the Hartford College of Law and Insurance, located at 39 Woodland Street in Hartford, to the University of Connecticut. The collection contains fliers, brochures, course related materials and brief historical details pertaining to the Hartford College of...
Dates: undated, 1937-1969

University of Connecticut, School of Law Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1998-0100
Abstract

Collection includes materials associated with the reaccreditation of the School by the American Bar Association.

Dates: undated, 1973-1983

University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0077
Abstract

The Connecticut College of Pharmacy was established in 1925 in New Haven, Connecticut. In 1941, the Connecticut General Assembly enacted legislation to incorporate the College as part of the University of Connecticut. The collection contains an extensive collection of clippings (scrapbooks) concerning the program and its faculty, students and graduates in addition to historical papers, documents and reports about pharmacy and the program at the University.

Dates: undated, 1925-1969

University of Connecticut, School of Social Work Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0105
Abstract

Established in 1946, the School of Social Work is located on the Greater Hartford campus of the University of Connecticut. The University of Connecticut School of Social Work promotes social and economic justice by providing high quality education in social work. The School prepares competent professionals with knowledge, as well as general and specialized method skills for helping people enrich their lives, improve their communities, and contribute to a more just social order.

Dates: undated, 1947-2001

Howard A. Seckerson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-0043
Abstract Seckerson became head of the English Department at Connecticut Agricultural College in 1921. His development of the department assisted in the conversion from a vocational college into a state university in 1939. His management of the dramatic club laid the foundation for the future Department of Speech and Drama. In addition to teaching, Mr. Seckerson was an ordained minister and returned to pastoral duties after retiring from the University in 1946. At the time of his retirement, the...
Dates: undated, 1921-1961

Harold Seidman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0031
Abstract

Professor of Political Science at the University of Connecticut from 1971 to 1984, Seidman was involved with the creation of the Marshall Plan and the development of the European Recovery Corporation under President Truman. He played a major role in the passage of the St. Lawrence Seaway Project, testified on the admission of Alaska and Hawaii into statehood and on the government's role towards the territories of Guam, Puerto Rico, the Panama Canal and Ryker Island.

Dates: undated, 1930-1980

George Shea Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0053
Abstract

The papers of George Shea include some of his unpublished poetry, correspondence and research on George A. Custer.

Dates: 1991-1993

Pegi Deitz Shea Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0068
Abstract

Pegi Deitz Shea was born 22 September 1960, in Matawan, NJ, the daughter of George A. Deitz (a high school teacher and coach) and Margaret J. (a legal secretary) Devlin. She attended Rutgers College, Rutgers University (1982) and has been awarded the Evelyn Hamilton Award for Creative Writing, Rutgers College (1982).

Dates: undated, 1989-2007

Marc Simont Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0002
Abstract An illustrator and author of picture books for children, Marc Simont illustrated books for numerous authors in addition to his own, among the most notable being James Thurber and Marjorie Weinman Sharmat. His illustrations for Janice May Udry's A Tree is Nice won the Caldecott Award in 1957, and he received Caldecott Honors for Ruth Krauss's The Happy Day and his own The Stray Dog. Simont was...
Dates: 1939-1997

James Slater Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0367
Abstract

The James Slater papers documents Slater's career as a world renowned entomologist and faculty member at the University of Connecticut from 1953 until his retirement in 1988. The correspondence, diaries, notes, records, photographs and other materials also reflect Slater's research on milk glass and colonial gravestones.

Dates: 1937-2004

Esphyr Slobodkina Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0050
Abstract

Esphyr Slobodkina was an artist, illustrator, and children's book author. Materials in the collection are comprised of illustrations, manuscripts, and other documents related to the publication of her works. There are also various materials related to her personal life.

Dates: undated, 1899-1995

Slow Loris Press Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0212
Abstract

The Slow Loris Press was a independent non-profit venture headed by Anthony and Patricia Petrosky. The Slow Loris Press focused on publishing a poetry magazine called Rapport which evolved into a more wide ranging format with the start of the Slow Loris Reader (SLR) in 1978. The Press also published chapbooks and broadsides. It ceased operation in 1984 principally due to insufficient financial support.

Dates: 1971-1984

Charles Emory Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0034
Abstract

Charles Emory Smith, born 18 February 1842, in Mansfield, CT, was the son of Emory Boutelle and Arvilla Topliff (Royce) Smith. The family relocated to Albany, NY, when Charles was seven and he attended public schools and the Albany Academy, from which he graduated at sixteen. He graduated from Union College in 1861 and went on to become a journalist, diplomat and postmaster-general. He died in Philadelphia, PA, on 19 January 1908.

Dates: undated, 1895-1903

Smith Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1965-0001
Abstract

The Smith family of Canterbury, CT, owned and operated a number of mills in the section of Hanover from the mid-eighteenth century until the 1940s. The original site on Little River, north of Hanover and Woodchuck Hill Roads, became the home to five successive generations of Smiths.

Dates: 1774-1981

Joseph A. Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0066
Abstract

Joseph A[nthony] Smith, children's author/illustrator and artist received his BFA from the Pratt Institute in 1958 and began teaching there in 1962. Smith continues to teach there in the Department of Painting and Drawing. The collection contains artwork for over thirty children's books.

Dates: 1983-2006

Joseph R. Snopek Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0035
Abstract

Author of Diesels to Park Avenue: The FL-9 Story (New England Rails Publishing Company, 1997). Collection consists of photographs, timetables, track guide maps, operator manuals and freight schedules principally of northeastern United States railroads, including the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Penn Central, Conrail, and Amtrak.

Dates: undated, 1902-1999

Cynthia Reeves Snow Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0156
Abstract

The collection contains audio cassettes, photographs, correspondence, ephemera, notes, publications, memorials pertaining to the artist Cynthia Snow.

Dates: undated, 1927, 2001; Majority of material found in 2001 - 2001

Grace E. Snow Papers

 Collection — Folder: OS
Identifier: 1998-0238
Abstract

Grace E. Snow was one of the first women to graduate from Storrs Agricultural College (1896), now the University of Connecticut. Collection contains her diploma, report card, dance program and publications.

Dates: 1894-1898.

Walter Snow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1975-0005
Abstract

The papers include the correspondence, short stories, journalistic articles, correspondence, poems, novels, and plays of journalist, essayist, novelist and pulp fiction writer, Walter Snow.

Dates: undated, 1926-1973

Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators (New England) Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-0022
Abstract

The Records of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators consists of newsletters from 1980-2010, flyers and brochures for the Annual Conference, and correspondence from the chapter's Regional Advisors for 1992.

Dates: 1972-2010

Southern New England Telephone Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0122
Abstract

Established in January 1878 as the District Telephone Company of New Haven, Connecticut; opened the world's first telephone exchange that same year. Reorganized as the Southern New England Telephone Company in 1882. Provided telephone service to residents in the state of Connecticut until 1998.

Dates: undated, 1877-2003

Joseph A. Sposato Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0032
Abstract

Joseph Sposato was born 25 March 1912 in Retsof, NY. He began his employment at the American Velvet Company in 1927. He was a founding member of the first organized union at the company (1936) and was president of Local #110, Textile Workers Union of America (Stonington, CT) from 1940 until 1948 and elected again in 1952 until 1958. He retired from the American Velvet Company in 1980.

Dates: undated, 1934-1972

Eugene J. St. Pierre Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-0007
Abstract

Eugene St. Pierre was a prominent labor leader in the Hartford area from 1955 to 1974.

Dates: 1933-1986

Robert W. Stallman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0213
Scope and Content Note

Stallman's research and project files on Stephen Crane. Chiefly photocopies of secondary articles on Crane and of some primary documents. Also includes Stallman's own research notes and correspondence (interspersed), and Stallman's annotated copies of Crane books and reference works.

Dates: 1885-1977

Bruce M. Stave Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0054
Abstract

The collection contains the professional papers of Professor Bruce M. Stave, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus and Director of the Oral History Office at the University of Connecticut. He served as Chair of the Department of History between 1985 and 1994.

Dates: undated, 1895-2006