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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, -1977
Abstract Administrative records of the University of Connecticut Admissions office. The collections consists primarily of enrollment reports, although several other reports and some brochures are also included.
Abstract Documents the activities, programs and development of the University’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion since the creation of its first affirmative action plan to the current program which includes programs and training addressing accessibility, employment equity, discrimination and harassment and Title IX.
Abstract The collection contains records from the New England regional office of the AFL-CIO.
Abstract Established in 1912, the African National Congress was created to provide a political avenue for the struggle for equality of Blacks in South Africa. Working in exile from 1960 until 1990, members of the ANC established foreign offices to continue the political work necessary to end apartheid in South Africa. The governing party since 1994, the ANC has established its archives at the University of Fort Hare, an historically Black institution. In March 1999, the ANC and the University of...
Dates: undated, 1993-1999
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 and...
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
Abstract The Martha Alexander Papers consist of the manuscripts, dummies, and proofs for a significant number of her published works, in addition to two boxes of her books.
Abstract Irving Lewis Allen was born in Asheville, NC in 1931 and completed his undergraduate education at Morris Harvey College (1959). In 1964, he was appointed an instructor in the Sociology Department of the University of Connecticut. Dr. Allen was involved in the study of “New Towns”, a type of urban planning.
Dates: undated, 1960-1975
Abstract The collection contains the original manuscripts of children's author Susan B. Aller as well as her collection of works by J.M. Barrie.
Dates: undated, 1989-1994
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.
Abstract The collection contains early records of the Alumni Association associated with the University.
Dates: undated, 1881-1986
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
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 the...
Dates: undated, 1780-1978
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, 1907-2015
Abstract American Standard was created from the 1929 merger of the American Radiator Company and the Standard Sanitary Manufacturing Company. The Company was then known as American Radiator & Standard Sanitary Corporation. It changed its name to “American Standard” in 1967 to reflect the Company's familiar plumbing products brand name. American Standard is the world's largest producer of bathroom and kitchen fixtures and fittings and one of the world's largest producers of air conditioning and...
Dates: circa 1950-1975
University of Connecticut, Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center Records
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 Dodd 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 in the collection...
Dates: undated, 1965-2011
Abstract Founded in 1993, the Asian American Studies Institute at the University of Connecticut is a leading East Coast multidisciplinary research and teaching program that reflects the heterogeneity of both Asian American Studies and Asian America. The collection contains materials associated with the "Day of Rememberance" program that were collected, produced and/or distributed by the Institute from 1997 to the present.
Dates: undated, 1997-2010
Abstract The office is responsible for the creation and distribution of information pertaining to University athletics. It began as a department within the Office of Public Information, Sports Information.
Dates: undated, 1894-2014
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
Abstract Written history of the department and related publications.
Dates: undated, 1922-1966.
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
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, photographs, speeches, publications and administrative records created and collected by John M. Bailey, Connecticut lawyer and chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1961-1968.
Dates: undated, 1920-1968.
Abstract Frank Willard Ballard was born on 7 December 1929 in Alton, Illinois. He received his B.A. (1952) from Shurtleff College and his M.A. (1953) from the University of Illinois. Ballard was a professor of dramatic arts at the University of Connecticut, retiring in 1989. In 1966, he established the first bachelor of fine arts degree program in puppetry at any American university. A decade later he founded the National Puppetry Institute at the University of Connecticut.
Dates: undated, 1973-1993
Abstract James Harwood Barnett was born in Owensboro, KY, on 9 October 1906. Barnett was employed by the University of Connecticut in 1935 as an instructor in Sociology. He specialized in the history of social thought and the sociology of art and literature. He attained full professorship in 1948 and was head of the Sociology Department from 1948 until 1962. Barnett directed the Honor's Program from 1967 until his retirement in 1970. A prolific author, Barnett has over thirty publications, including...
Dates: undated, 1907-1993
Abstract The collection contains clippings, sound recordings, books, an honorary degree, and research posters relating to Dr. John E. Rogers.
Dates: undated, 1904-1982
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
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
Abstract The collection contains papers produced by Mr. Belden (1920) while he was a student at the Connecticut Agricultural College.
Abstract The collection contains notes, class materials, photocopies, transparencies, research, scores, correspondence and publications pertaining to Professor Bellingham's scholarly research in the history of music.
Dates: undated, 1945-2003
- Subject: Publications (documents) X
- Correspondence 310
- Photographs 222
- Administrative records 192
- Notes 170
- Connecticut (state) 161
- Financial records 149
- manuscripts (document genre) 126
- Photocopies 122
- Fliers (printed matter) 110
- Notebooks 87
- Press releases 76
- minutes (administrative records) 69
- Monographs 68
- United States (nation) 68
- Newspapers 58
- Newsletters 56
- Universities and colleges 49
- Galley proofs 47
- Typescripts 44 ∧ 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