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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 the...
Dates: undated, [1906]-1977

Account Books Collection

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Identifier: 1979-0001
Abstract The books fall into three categories: farmers, storekeepers and businesses.
Dates: 1774-1892

University of Connecticut Libraries, Advisory Council on Evaluation and Promotion Committee Records

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Identifier: 1998-0146
Abstract The Council was created to advise the Director of the Libraries on the evaluation and promotion of professional librarians employed by the University.
Dates: 1974-2005

AFSCME, Local 1303 Records

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Identifier: 1988-0060
Abstract Photocopies of articles from different newspapers related to a strike by employees of the Milford Mental Health Clinic in 1983. The strikers were a part of AFSCME Local 1303, a labor union that represents public service workers throughout Connecticut, and the United States.
Dates: 1983

Allied Printing Trades Council Records

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Identifier: 1984-0003
Abstract Labor union of workers in the printing and publishing trades in the Hartford, Connecticut, region. Collection consists of a meeting minute book, 1896-1905, and a seal press of the Ladies Auxiliary No. 72, undated but indicating after 1926.
Dates: undated, 1896-1905

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

Alumni Legislators Collection

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Identifier: 1998-0166
Abstract The Alumni Legislators Collection contains ephemera, fliers, photographs, postcards, publications, and realia related to Connecticut State Legislators who were graduates of the University of Connecticut.
Dates: 1979-1996

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 was...
Dates: undated, 1895-2014

American Hardware Corporation Records

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Identifier: 1995-0013
Abstract The records consist of financial records associated with the American Hardware Corporation of New Britain, Connecticut, its predecessor companies P. & F. Corbin and Russell & Erwin Manufacturing Company, and divisions Corbin Cabinet Lock Company and Corbin Screw Corporation.
Dates: undated, 1859-1953

American Thread Company Records

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Identifier: 1998-0302
Abstract In 1898, the English Sewing Company of England purchases the Willimantic Linen Company and other New England mills and form the American Thread Company. The Willimantic mill was closed when the company moved to North Carolina in 1985.
Dates: 1953-1978

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

Bakery, Confectionery and Tobacco Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, Local 155 Records

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Identifier: 1984-0011
Abstract Originally chartered in 1892 as Local 155 of the Journeymen Bakers and Confectioners International Union located in Waterbury Connecticut. In 1904, the name was changed to Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union. In 1978, the union merged with Tobacco Workers Union to create the present union. Each time the international name changed the local received a new charter. The Local history can be found in Series IV.
Dates: 1892-1982

Barnum, Richardson Company Records

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Identifier: 1980-0037
Abstract Barnum, Richardson Company was established in 1830 in Salisbury, CT. The company was based on a foundry that remelt pig iron. Barnum, Richardson and Company, as it was first called, was a small firm specializing in the production of clock and sash weights, plow castings, and other small items. In the 1860s there were several reorganizations and name changes. The company merged and expanded into the turn of the century and was purchased in 1920 by the Salisbury Iron Company. The Salisbury Iron...
Dates: undated, 1793-1925

Bartholomew Alpress & Company Records

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Identifier: 2007-0072
Abstract Record books of the Bartholomew Alpress & Company of Bristol, Connecticut. The saw mill supplied its products to many of the town's carpenters and cabinet makers, as well as to a large number of clockmakers. The records consist of two of the company's financial ledgers and account books from the years 1835 to 1846.
Dates: undated, 1835-1846

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

Leroy Y. Beaujon Railroad Collection

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Identifier: 1997-0042
Abstract Payroll vouchers, correspondence, timetables, photographs, reports, maps and plans, photocopies, newspaper clippings, and other research material related to the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, the Central New England Railway, and its predecessor railroad lines.

Please note that selected photographs from this collection are available in the UConn Library digital repository at http://archives.lib.uconn.edu/
Dates: undated, 1866-2004

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 Connecticut...
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

Beckwith Card Company Records

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Identifier: 1998-0304
Abstract Manufacturer of cards known as card clothing or hand and stripper cards. Located in Stafford Springs, CT.
Dates: 1888-1894

Belding Brothers and Company Records

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Identifier: 1989-0076
Abstract Belding Brothers and Company were silk manufacturers in Rockville, Connecticut, with additional mills in Northampton, Massachusetts, Belding, Michigan, San Francisco, California, and Montreal, Canada.
Dates: 1893-1903

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

Bisaillon Collection of French Canadians in Connecticut

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Identifier: 1997-0023
Abstract Newspaper clippings, genealogies and other literature with information about the history of French Canadians in Connecticut.
Dates: undated, 1976-1981

“Rip” Blevins Papers

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Identifier: 2000-0109
Abstract Manuscript of "Strolling Thru Memoryland" by Rip Blevins and contains recollections of ten early 20th century sports figures.
Dates: undated

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 anniversary,...
Dates: undated, 1881-

Rex Brasher Collection

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Identifier: 1997-0030
Abstract Rex Brasher (1869-1960) was one of America's greatest bird painters. He painted almost twice as many North American birds as Louis Aggasiz Fuertes or John James Audubon. He painted a total of 875 water color paintings of 1200 species or subspecies of birds in their natural habitats, based on American Ornithologists Union Checklist of North American Birds.
Dates: Materials are undated

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

Prescott S. Bush Papers

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Identifier: 1991-0001
Abstract Prescott S. Bush was born on 15 May 1895 to Samuel Prescott Bush and Flora Sheldon Bush and was raised in Columbus, Ohio. He received a B.A. from Yale University in 1917 and completed his Army career in 1919. Bush joined the firm of Brown Brothers and Company became a partner in 1930. In 1921 he married Dorothy Walker. The couple had five children. A resident of Greenwich, CT, Bush was elected as a member of its representative town meeting. In 1933 he was elected as moderator, a post to which...
Dates: undated, 1952-1962

Miriam Butterworth Papers

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Identifier: 2008-0060
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, photographs, artifacts, and memoirs regarding Miriam Butterworth's life and activism, as well as her participation in local, state, and national politics.
Dates: 1935-2011

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

Daniel R. Campbell Papers

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Identifier: 2008-0137
Abstract Memoirs of Daniel Campbell, who attended the University of Connecticut from 1967-1968, and was one of the first openly gay students at the University.
Dates: 1967-1968, 2008