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James Schuyler, American poet, novelist and art critic, won the Pulitzer Prize, for his book The Morning of the Poem.
Professor of Political Science at the University of Connecticut from 1971 to 1984, Seidman was involved with the creation of the Marshall Plan and the development of the European Recovery Corporation under President Truman. He played a major role in the passage of the St. Lawrence Seaway Project, testified on the admission of Alaska and Hawaii into statehood and on the government's role towards the territories of Guam, Puerto Rico, the Panama Canal and Ryker Island.
Materials from Marlene Barron's work on the AMS Board of Directors and her involvement with numerous committees, including the Seminar Committee, Teacher Education Committee, and Preprimary Committee. Barron served as the AMS treasurer and then as president of the board. This subseries also includes materials related to AMS's public relations and marketing, particularly work with the Barth Agency.
The papers include personal correspondence, postcards, photographs, newspaper clippings, and a handkerchief created, about or collected by the Stulpin family.
The materials in Series II were donated by the Stimson family and include documents created and acquired by Rufus Stimson during and after his tenure at Connecticut Agricultural College as well as those collected and created by Dr. Gary Moore during his research of Rufus W. Stimson and his contributions to agricultural education in the early twentieth century.
The records in this collection are the files of the President's office during John T. Casteen's administration from 1985-1990. The documents include correspondence, reports, financial and administrative records, as well as materials pertaining to his inauguration and plaques and mementos accumulated during his tenure as president.
The collection contains administrative records, correspondence, financial records, legal documents, maps, notes, publications, preliminary sketches, blueprints, and microfilm from the Seymour Manufacturing Company and the Seymour Specialty Wire Company. The Seymour Manufacturing Company, later renamed the Seymour Specialty Wire Company, produced brass products at several mills along the Naugatuck River for over one hundred years, before closing in 1991.
Files kept by board members pertaining to board meetings, committees, and other administrative records they retained while serving on the AMS Board of Directors. Correspondence files of AMS board members can be found in Series III: Administrative Records/Subseries H: Correspondence.
The papers of George Shea include some of his unpublished poetry, correspondence and research on George A. Custer.
Pegi Deitz Shea was born 22 September 1960, in Matawan, NJ, the daughter of George A. Deitz (a high school teacher and coach) and Margaret J. (a legal secretary) Devlin. She attended Rutgers College, Rutgers University (1982) and has been awarded the Evelyn Hamilton Award for Creative Writing, Rutgers College (1982).
Riot Grrrl zines and ephemera from the 1990s to the 2010s, some authored by Rhonda Kauffman (Bloom) and her daughter. Zines also contain personal correspondence between zine authors and include their mailing envelopes and inserts. Collection also contains materials from Rhonda and her husband, Christian Tryon, containing photographs, correspondence, show fliers from Connecticut, comics, and record distribution catalogs .
Records documenting the early legislative career of Robert R. "Rob" Simmons. Simmons represented Stonington and North Stonington from 1991 to 2001 in the Connecticut General Assembly before his election to Congress, representing Connecticut's Second Congressional District from 2001 until 2007. He was nominated as Connecticut's first Business Advocate by Governor M. Jodi Rell in February 2007, and in April was unanimously confirmed by both houses of the General Assembly.
Esphyr Slobodkina was an artist, illustrator, and children's book author. Materials in the collection are comprised of illustrations, manuscripts, and other documents related to the publication of her works. There are also various materials related to her personal life.
The Slow Loris Press was a independent non-profit venture headed by Anthony and Patricia Petrosky. The Slow Loris Press focused on publishing a poetry magazine called Rapport which evolved into a more wide ranging format with the start of the Slow Loris Reader (SLR) in 1978. The Press also published chapbooks and broadsides. It ceased operation in 1984 principally due to insufficient financial support.
Charles Emory Smith, born 18 February 1842, in Mansfield, CT, was the son of Emory Boutelle and Arvilla Topliff (Royce) Smith. The family relocated to Albany, NY, when Charles was seven and he attended public schools and the Albany Academy, from which he graduated at sixteen. He graduated from Union College in 1861 and went on to become a journalist, diplomat and postmaster-general. He died in Philadelphia, PA, on 19 January 1908.
The Smith family of Canterbury, CT, owned and operated a number of mills in the section of Hanover from the mid-eighteenth century until the 1940s. The original site on Little River, north of Hanover and Woodchuck Hill Roads, became the home to five successive generations of Smiths.
The collection documents the career of James T. Smith of Connecticut,
Joseph A[nthony] Smith, children's author/illustrator and artist received his BFA from the Pratt Institute in 1958 and began teaching there in 1962. Smith continues to teach there in the Department of Painting and Drawing. The collection contains artwork for over thirty children's books.
The collection contains materials documenting Mr. Smith's World War II military service and experiences at the Nuremberg Trials in addition to his later career in West Hartford politics.
The collection contains audio cassettes, photographs, correspondence, ephemera, notes, publications, memorials pertaining to the artist Cynthia Snow.
The papers include the correspondence, short stories, journalistic articles, correspondence, poems, novels, and plays of journalist, essayist, novelist and pulp fiction writer, Walter Snow.
Joseph George Sobek was born 5 April 1918, in Greenwich, Connecticut and was raised there. He served in the Marines and later became a police detective. Until he retired in 1985, he had spent most of his life as a tennis and squash racquets professional at the Greenwich Country Club. He died of congenital heart disease March 27, 1998. Sobek was the first person inducted into the Racquetball Hall of Fame.
Articles and publications on Montessori Education, AMS, the history of the Montessori movement, and Maria Montessori. For research on the application of the Montessori method, see Series XI: Research.
Correspondence related to the AMS Journal and the Fellow Program.
The Somersville Manufacturing Company was established in 1879 by Rockwell Keeney and produced fine woolens in Somersville, Connecticut. The company was run by members of the Keeney family for the 90 years of its existence. The collection consists of administrative and financial records, marketing materials, photographs, scrapbooks, and correspondence.