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Massachusetts (state)

 Subject
Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

"A Runaway Engine nearly hit Walpole Tower", 2015

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2003-0037/SeriesI:Manuscripts/Box3:28
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection consists of several writings by Harry B. Chase, Jr.:"'Boston & New York R.P.O Train 500,' Letters from a New Haven Railroad Signal Maintainer to his Soldier Son in Wartime, 1942-1943. Excerpts from letters written by Harry B. Chase. Transcribed and edited by his son Harry B. Chase, Jr." The typed manuscript is 47 pages...
Dates: 2015

Leroy Y. Beaujon Railroad Collection

 Collection
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

Bookstore Press Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0027
Abstract

Small press publisher (1971-1976) of poetry, children's books, and cookbooks located in Lenox, MA. The press was owned by Gerald Hausman. Authors and illustrators published by the press include Ruth Krauss, Paul Metcalf, David Kheridan, Sam Cornish and Maurice Sendak.

Dates: undated, 1967-1976

Stan Brakhage Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0199
Abstract

Stan Brakhage was born 14 January 1933, in Kansas City, MO. He is an Independent filmmaker and currently professor of film history at the University of Colorado. Brakhage has also lectured in film history and aesthetics at Art Institute of Chicago and at colleges in the United States and Europe. He is a member of selection committee for the Anthology of Cinema.

Dates: undated, 1953-1966

Harry B. Chase, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0037
Abstract The collection consists of writings by Harry B. Chase, Jr., which focus on the history of the railroad in Massachusetts in general and the experiences of his father, Harry B. Chase, Sr., an employee of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, in particular. Included in the writings are excerpts from letters written by father to son entitled "'Boston & New York R.P.O. Train 500,' Letters from a New Haven Railroad Signal Maintainer to his Soldier Son in Wartime, 1942-1943," as well...
Dates: 1931-2015

Frederick W. Chesson Connecticut Iron Industry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0114
Abstract

Resident of Waterbury, Connecticut, and historian of Connecticut business and industry. Collection includes collected literature about the early iron industry in the United States, particularly Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Dates: undated, 1920-1949

Cid Corman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0103
Abstract

Poet, editor and translator, Cid Corman was born in 1924 in Boston, Massachusetts. Owner of the Origin Press, he was the editor and publisher of Origin magazine.

Dates: 1954-1989

Vincent Ferrini Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0107
Abstract

Vincent Ferrini was born 24 June 1913 in Saugus, Massachusetts, the son of Italian immigrants. Ferrini's first book of poems, No Smoke (1941), was written while he was employed by General Electric at the Lynn (MA) plant. In the early 1950s he edited a small magazine entitled Four Winds

Dates: undated, 1949-1977

T.S. Gold Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1982-0002
Abstract

Theodore Sedgwick Gold was born in Madison, New York. T.S. Gold graduated from Yale College in 1838 and then spent four years studying and teaching at academies in Goshen and Waterbury. He moved to Cornwall in 1842 to pursue a career in farming. Mr. Gold was a trustee of the Storrs Agricultural School from 1881 to 1901 and took an active role in promoting the school's growth and development throughout his lifetime.

Dates: undated, 1800-1907

Charles B. Gunn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0001
Abstract

The Charles B. Gunn Collection consists of papers produced by and about Gunn, as well as materials he collected of historical information about the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company, Penn Central, Amtrak, and Conrail. The collection includes photographs taken by Gunn when he served as official photographer for the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company, in the mid-1950s.

Dates: undated, 1834-2002

Harry B. Chase, Sr. on Motor Hand Car #406 on runway in front of oil shanty in Walpole, Massachusetts. The photograph was taken by New Haven Railroad locomotive fireman Robert R. Tweedy in November 1946, [1946]

 File
Identifier: 2003-0037/SeriesII:Photographs
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection consists of several writings by Harry B. Chase, Jr.:"'Boston & New York R.P.O Train 500,' Letters from a New Haven Railroad Signal Maintainer to his Soldier Son in Wartime, 1942-1943. Excerpts from letters written by Harry B. Chase. Transcribed and edited by his son Harry B. Chase, Jr." The typed manuscript is 47 pages...
Dates: [1946]

J. P. Harrington and Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0007
Abstract

The collection consists of the financial records of J.P. Harrington and Company, general merchants of Collinsville, Connecticut.

Dates: 1860-1900

"'Jim Crow' on Massachusetts passenger trains,", 2012

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2003-0037/SeriesI:Manuscripts/Box3:25
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection consists of several writings by Harry B. Chase, Jr.:"'Boston & New York R.P.O Train 500,' Letters from a New Haven Railroad Signal Maintainer to his Soldier Son in Wartime, 1942-1943. Excerpts from letters written by Harry B. Chase. Transcribed and edited by his son Harry B. Chase, Jr." The typed manuscript is 47 pages...
Dates: 2012

Alan M. Levitt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0125
Abstract

The collection consists of five unpublished writings compiled, annotated, or written by Mr. Levitt, a historical consultant of Fresh Meadows, New York.

Dates: undated, 2002-2004, 2013

"New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Interlocking Station 232, Walpole, Massachusetts, (placed in service before 1893, taken our of service 14 April 1946)", 2001

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2003-0037/SeriesI/Box3:20
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection consists of several writings by Harry B. Chase, Jr.:"'Boston & New York R.P.O Train 500,' Letters from a New Haven Railroad Signal Maintainer to his Soldier Son in Wartime, 1942-1943. Excerpts from letters written by Harry B. Chase. Transcribed and edited by his son Harry B. Chase, Jr." The typed manuscript is 47 pages...
Dates: 2001

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Map and Blueprint Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0140
Abstract:

This collection has not yet been organized for unassisted research use. Researchers wishing to access this collection must make prior arrangements with the Curator before visiting Archives & Special Collections. Maps and blueprints of portions of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, which ran from 1872 to 1969 in Connecticut, Massachusetts, eastern New York and into New York City, and Rhode Island. A searchable database is available in repository.

Dates: 1900-1970

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0009
Abstract

The corporate records of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad document the history and impact of the system that dominated railroad transportation in southern New England from 1872 to 1969.

Dates: undated, 1760-1980

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Station and Structure Drawings Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0138
Abstract The collection consists of 306 architectural drawings of 40 railroad stations, engine houses, signal stations and towers, and auxiliary buildings built by the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad from 1886 to 1964. The maps are organized by job number; following the description of each plan is its print number. Two of the stations were designed by prominent architects Henry Bacon and Cass Gilbert. The collection also includes one gate sign, ca. 1920s, from Back Bay Station in...
Dates: 1887-1993

Penmaen Press Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0025
Abstract:

The Penmaen Press was an imprint created by its proprietor, Michael McCurdy, with the goal of producing high quality hand-printed books. McCurdy designed and supervised the layout of each Penmaen production, and frequently supplied his own woodcut engravings as illustrations.

Dates: 1967-1999

Providence & Worcester Railroad Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0120
Abstract The records consist of administrative, financial, and real estate documents associated with the Providence & Worcestor Railroad, a railroad in eastern Connecticut, Rhode Island, and southern Massachusetts, founded in 1844 and leased by the New York & New England Railroad and subsequently the New Haven Railroad in the late 19th century. The company was part of the transfer of railroads to Penn Central in 1969 but resumed running as an independent line in 1973. The records also...
Dates: undated, 1826-2016

Malcolm Day Rudd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-0033
Abstract

Malcolm D. Rudd was born 3 April 1877 in Lakeville, CT, the son of General William Bearfslee (1838-1901) and Maria Coffing (Holley) Rudd (1842-1914). He was treasurer and general manager of the Holley Manufacturing Company from 1901 until his death in 1942.

Dates: undated, 1796-1939

"Train Observations, 1932-1956; Engines and Trains on the New Haven R.R. Providence-Worcester Line, at Whitins (Linwood) Massachusetts, 1932, 1938, 1939," and "Labor Day Trains, NYNH&HRR, Shore Line, 3 September 1956", 2012

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2003-0037/Series:I/Box3:11
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection consists of several writings by Harry B. Chase, Jr.:"'Boston & New York R.P.O Train 500,' Letters from a New Haven Railroad Signal Maintainer to his Soldier Son in Wartime, 1942-1943. Excerpts from letters written by Harry B. Chase. Transcribed and edited by his son Harry B. Chase, Jr." The typed manuscript is 47 pages...
Dates: 2012

University Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0041
Abstract

This is an artificial collection of publications, timetables, forms, reports, track diagrams and charts, equipment blueprints, maps, drawings and artwork, and photographs almost exclusively associated with the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and its predecessor railroad lines, gathered from many donors and purchases.

Dates: undated, 1841-2006

Ralph E. Wadleigh Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0002
Abstract

Ralph E. Wadleigh was a railroad enthusiast in New London, Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1886-1965