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Crisis at UConn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-0115
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1968-1969

Roger Crossgrove Photography Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-0098
Abstract The collection contains the creative photographic work of Roger Crossgrove, primarily made between 1976 and the early 2000s. The work is almost exclusively male nude photography and includes: black-and-white and color photographic materials; original negatives and vintage prints; 35mm negatives and mounted slides; work and exhibition prints (matted and unmatted); and artists' materials and artifacts. A number of the photographs were made using a pen light source, which Crossgrove used to...
Dates: 1950-2010; Majority of material found within 1976-2003

Archibald M. Crossley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0007
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1926-2002

Cummings & Good Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0047
Abstract

The collection contains calendars, posters, project work and realia associated with the work of Cummings & Good Graphic Designs.

Dates: 1990-2013

Curbstone Press Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0108
Abstract: Curbstone Press, a non-profit press and literary arts organization, was founded in 1975. Located in Willimantic, Connecticut, Curbstone's founders and Co-Directors Alexander “Sandy” Taylor and Judith Ayer Doyle focused the organization's activities on education and publishing works that encouraged a deeper understanding between world cultures. Curbstone's mission encompassed two goals: to publish creative literature that promotes human rights and cultural understanding and to bring writers...
Dates: 1965-2006

Edward L. and Elizabeth Marvin Treat Curial Correspondence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0187
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence between and received by Edward L. Curial and his future wife, Elizabeth Marvin Treat.

Dates: 1880-1912.

Ruth Daigon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-0004
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1966-2007

Davis and Geck Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0297
Abstract The Davis and Geck Company was founded in 1909 by Charles T. Davis and Fred A. Geck. The company specialized in surgical sutures, beginning with catgut and moving on to kangaroo tendons and later to advanced synthetic materials. For much of its history, Davis and Geck was the world's second largest producer of surgical sutures. The company became part of American Cyanamid in 1930. After subsequent sales, the company was renamed Sherwood, Davis and Geck. Though the D+G offices were initially...
Dates: undated, 1909-1997

Charlotte M. Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-0006
Abstract

The collection consists of materials that primarily document the lives and concerns of educated middle class young women of the mid-nineteenth century.

Dates: undated, 1794-1960

Katie Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-0051
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1990-2010

Fielding Dawson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-0003
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1926-1997

Deep River Lace Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-0002
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1922-1983

Mary Newell DePalma Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-0116
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1995-2008

Tomie dePaola Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0033
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1949-2013

Irena Urdang deTour Collection of Holocaust Materials

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0172
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1975-2019

Diane Di Prima Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0042
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1934-1990

Diaries Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0029
Abstract Diaries dating from the 19th century provide information on mid-century farm life, social activities, local travel and education at a one room school. Two “thoughts diaries” of the same period give one man's views on Christianity, human nature and slavery. Travel journals from the later part of the century describe trips through European countries; these also contain information on transportation and lodging. Those dating from the 20th century reveal much about the life of a Connecticut...
Dates: 1851-1943

Diocesan Labor Institute Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0030
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1944-1973

Thomas J. Dodd Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0004
Abstract

The collection contains materials about Thomas J. Dodd that have been donated by individuals other than the Dodd Family.

Dates: 1935-1996

Thomas J. Dodd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-0065
Abstract:

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.

Dates: undated, 1919-1971

Josephine A. Dolan Collection of Nursing History

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-0028
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1833-1993

Ethel F. Donaghue Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-0146
Abstract

Law school papers of Ethel F. Donaghue, one of the earliest women to practice law in Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1908-1973

Edward F. Donegan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-0078
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1916-1982

J. Robert Donnelly Collection of UConn Athletics Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-0022
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1940-1989

Francis D. Donovan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0195
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1829-1997

Edward Dorn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-0049
Abstract

Edward Dorn was born 2 April 1929 in Villa Grove, Illinois. He studied with Charles Olson at Black Mountain College and graduated in 1955. He taught at Idaho State University at Pocatello (1961-65), the University of Essex, Great Britain (1965-1970), Northeastern Illinois University at Chicago (1970-1971), Kent State University, Ohio (1973-74) and the University of Colorado (1977-1999). Mr. Dorn died in December 1999 at the age of 70.

Dates: undated, 1956-1993

Jeremiah J. Driscoll Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0077
Abstract

Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and photographs concerning Jeremiah Driscoll's activities with Royal Industrial Union (Local 937, UAW-CIO) of Hartford, Connecticut, public concerns of evictions of families from housing projects because of their "over-income", unionization efforts in Connecticut businesses, and state politics.

Dates: 1950-1953

John J. Driscoll Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1987-0025
Abstract:

Papers of John J. Driscoll, labor leader in the Connecticut state AFL-CIO. Materials include photographs, framed certificates of appreciation, day books, published material (newspaper and magazine articles, labor literature), and scrapbooks. Also includes some legal papers created by Bridgeport, Connecticut, judge Margaret Connors Driscoll, John's wife.

Dates: 1933-1981

Thomas Dublin Research Collection of the Jewett City Cotton Manufacturing Company

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-0141
Abstract

The collection consists of research notes and datasets compiled by Thomas Dublin while he conducted research in the 1980s about workers at the Jewett City Cotton Manufacturing Company in Jewett City, Connecticut. Professor Dublin used materials about the company that are in the Slater Company Records, held in Archives & Special Collections at the University of Connecticut Libraries.

Dates: undated, 1985-1991

Pierre Thomas Dumaine Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0080
Abstract

President of New England Transportation Company.

Dates: 1952-1955