Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:
Gideon Alorwoyie lectured and performed at the University of Connecticut on 10/28/1986 (2015-0002/RR100).
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.
The collection contains materials collected or written by Dr. Black pertaining to the geology of Connecticut, Wisconsin and Antartica.
Historian of African-American cultural and intellectual history David Blight lectured on 4/17/1990 (2015-0002/AC4). Blight, the Chair of Department of Black Studies at Amherst College, spoke on Frederick Douglass as an artist and the writing of history.
Born in Danbury, Connecticut, Augustus Jackson Brundage attended the Danbury public schools before entering the Connecticut Agricultural College at Storrs in September 1906. He was appointed State Club Leader for the Extension Service of the Connecticut Agricultural College and the United States Department of Agriculture in 1917. Mr. Brundage retired from the University in 1948 but remained active with the 4-H.
Fred Carstensen is a Professor of Economics at the University of Connecticut. The collection documents University committees and programs with which he was involved.
Fred A. Cazel, Jr., professor of History (1948-1988)at the University of Connecticut from 1948-1988. Active in many professional and University committees, Dr. Cazel died in July 2011.
Artist John Chandler delivered 3 lectures. He spoke on 4/21/1971 (2015-0002/RR42), 1/29/1974 (2015-0002/RR43), and 4/8/1975 (2015-0002/RR40).
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.
Poet Léon Damas delivered a lecture on 4/11/1972 (2015-0002/RR135). Born in Cayenne, French Guiana, in 1912, Léon-Gontran Damas was a poet, journalist, educator, and statesman who co-founded the Négritude literary movement in the 1930s with the Matinique born poet Aimé Césaire and the Senegalese author and statesman Léopold Sédar Senghor.
RR 135 Mr. Damas spoke on the birth and the idea of the concept of Négritude.
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.
Dorothy C. Goodwin was born in Hartford, CT, on 2 September 1914. Goodwin grew up in Connecticut and graduated magna cum laude from Smith College in 1937 (B.A., Sociology). In 1974, Goodwin returned to government service by winning a seat in the Connecticut General Assembly as a Democratic representative of the 54th district (includes Mansfield). She held positions on the Education, Finance and Human Services Committees, and co-chaired the Education Committee for much of her career.
A review of the International Studies program at the University of Connecticut was undertaken in the winter of 1987. At which a committee was formed to collect information on the existing programs at the University, review prior reports and plans, make recommendations and plans in light of expected reorganization and gather opinions from the campus community. Working from an earlier report (1985), the committee completed its work and disbanded by April 1987.
The professional papers of Clyde Jones, faculty member in the School of Family Studies (Home Economics) at the University of Connecticut from 1961 to 1985.
Wilma Belknap Keyes was an assistant professor at the University of Connecticut School of Home Economics from 1938-1963. During her tenure she developed and taught over 20 new art courses and saw the beginning of the School of Fine Arts as a distinct department from the School of Home Economics.
Papers of Harry J. Marks, long time professor of history at the University of Connecticut.
A noted educator, administrator, writer and researcher, Dr. May joined the faculty of the University of Connecticut in 1952 as Dean of the School of Home Economics at the University of Connecticut. She retired from the University in 1964.
David McKain was an award winning author and retired University of Connecticut faculty member (Avery Point Campus). McKain's papers contain manuscripts of edited and unedited written works, professional correspondence and related documents, as well as photographs and genealogical research on the McKain/McKean/McCain family history.