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The papers of poet, translator, journalist, playwright, and blogger Bill Costley contain manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, notebooks, periodicals, clippings, audio tapes, photographs, and memorabilia documenting his work and life from 1964 to 2013. Additions to the collection are expected and will be added through time.
In June 1993, Dorothy Kijanka, Director of the Ryan Matura Library at Sacred Heart University, convened a group of library directors with the hope of forming a consortium, loosely modeled on WALDO, the Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization. Like the Westchester group, the envisioned Connecticut consortium would explore avenues of interlibrary cooperation, jointly seek grant funding, and serve as a forum for the discussion of mutual concerns.
Malleable Iron Fittings was incorporated in 1864 in Branford, Connecticut, to manufacture iron pipe fillings. It was acquired by Waltham Industries in 1969 and closed its doors in 1971. The collection consists of photographs of the company's shop floor, some possibly taken by Ernest G.L. Craig, an electrical and plant engineer at the company from 1935 to 1968.
Robert Creeley attended Harvard University, Black Mountain College and University of New Mexico. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Creeley has written novels, short stories, plays, screenplays, poetry, literary criticism and history. Creeley died in 2005.
In the late 1960s, the University experienced significant changes, disruption and unrest among the faculty and student body. The white paper provides some documentation and background for this period.
The Archibald M. Crossley Papers contains the personal and professional papers of survey research pioneer, Archibald M. Crossley. Reports, studies, questionnaires, correspondence and publications document the interactions, interests and activities of Crossley and his peers, as well as the polling organizations and companies with which he was associated.
The collection contains calendars, posters, project work and realia associated with the work of Cummings & Good Graphic Designs.
The collection contains correspondence between and received by Edward L. Curial and his future wife, Elizabeth Marvin Treat.
Ruth Daigon, an award-winning American poet, singer and editor, was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Her career in music as a soprano brought her into contact with New York Pro Musica, appearances on Columbia recordings, CBS-TV, recitals and tours. Ruth Daigon’s poetry has been published in hundreds of literary magazines and in several anthologies. Ruth Daigon died on February 17, 2010.
The collection consists of materials that primarily document the lives and concerns of educated middle class young women of the mid-nineteenth century.
Katie Davis is a Connecticut-based children's author and illustrator. This collection contains original works of art, book dummies, correspondence, and manuscripts that relate to eight of her published works. The collection also includes original art and realia pertaining to a copyrighted character that Davis created called Scared Guy.
Writings, correspondence, artwork, publications and photographs of short story writer, novelist, poet, artist, and teacher Fielding Dawson. Dawson was known for his "stream-of-consciousness" style of writing and for his vivid memoirs of his time spent as a student at Black Mountain College. The papers contain some drawings and memorabilia, including posters, flyers, brochures, and bulletins, from Black Mountain College.
The collection contains administrative and financial records, correspondence, patterns and samples documenting the later years of the last Leavers loom lace manufacturer in the state of Connecticut.
The collection includes the materials used to create several of Ms. DePalma's works, such as My Chair, The Strange Egg, Many Millions of Leaves, A Grand Old Tree, The Perfect Gift, and The Nutcracker Doll.
The Tomie dePaola Collection contains Tomie's artwork, sketch books, drafts, studies and paintings from the beginning of his career through his college years and his long career as an author and illustrator. The Collection also contains a significant number of marketing items based on his artwork.
The collection contains a few personal materials pertaining to her experiences as well as publications, newsletters, invitations and other documents from Holocaust survivor and support organizations in the United States collected by Mrs. DeTour.
Diane Di Prima, best known for her work as a Beat poet and writer, was born 6 August 1934 in Brooklyn, New York. She attended Swarthmore College (1951-1953). Di Prima has received National Endowment for the Arts grants in 1966 for Poets Press and in 1973. She writes nonfiction, autobiographies, journals, essays, poetry and plays.
The Diocesan Labor Institute was founded in 1942 by Joseph F. Donnelly, then a Waterbury parish priest, later a monsignor, and eventually Auxiliary Bishop of the Hartford Archdiocese. The main purpose of Institute was to instruct workers on Catholic social philosophy and on the basics of trade unionism.
The collection contains materials about Thomas J. Dodd that have been donated by individuals other than the Dodd Family.
The Thomas J. Dodd Papers illuminate the diverse public life of a self-styled crusader. The collection consists primarily of material from Dodd's Senate years (1959-1971) and the Nuremberg war crimes trial before the International Military Tribunal from 1945-1946.
Josephine A. Dolan was the first professor of nursing at the University of Connecticut School of Nursing. Miss Dolan collected materials to write a book on the history of nursing from dealers or, in the case of the Wolcott series, from descendants of the family.
Law school papers of Ethel F. Donaghue, one of the earliest women to practice law in Connecticut.
Papers collected or created by Edward F. Donegan, a conductor for the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad from 1941 to 1967. The materials include labor contracts, conductor fare cards and instructions, safety bulletins, diagrams of the railroad's interlocking stations along the right-of-way, and photographs.
J. Robert Donnelly, Class of 1941, was an avid supporter of UConn athletics throughout his life. His support and interest is reflected in the materials he received and collected associated with UConn sports, particularly football. The University recognized his support by naming the Sports Museum, located in the Alumni Center, after Mr. Donnelly.
Francis D. Donovan (1917-2005) was a resident of Medway, Massachusetts, and an avid railroad photograph and memorabilia collector and researcher, particularly of materials associated with the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and its predecessor lines. His papers consist of his writings and research files about the railroad; photographs of stations, engines, and railroad scenes; maps, scrapbooks, postcards and timetables.