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Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:

Kgositsile, Keorapetse , 1971 November 16

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Writer and performance artist Keorapetse Kgositsile delivered a lecture on 11/16/1971 (2015-0002/RR206). Keorapetse William Kgositsile (19 September 1938 – 3 January 2018), also known by his pen name Bra Willie, was a South African Tswana poet, journalist and political activist, Kgositsile was an influential member of the African National Congress in the 1960s and 1970s. He was inaugurated as South Africa's National Poet Laureate in 2006. Kgositsile lived in exile in the United States from...
Dates: 1971 November 16

David Kherdian Papers

Identifier: 1996-0012

Materials related to the life and career of author David Kherdian. The collection is comprised of correspondence, notes, galley proofs, print proofs, and publications, and contains many of his published works. In addition to his literary work, the collection contains various materials related to his Armenian family and interests.

Dates: 1917 - 2016

Ruth Krauss Papers

Identifier: 1994-0007

The Ruth Krauss Papers contain documents and artwork created by Ruth Krauss in her work as a children's author and poet. The collection also includes materials related to the publication of Krauss's books, such as galleys, illustrations, brochures, posters, and audio-visual materials. The collection contains some documents and artwork created by David Leisk (Crockett Johnson), Krauss's husband. Separated materials include monographs, serials, and audio-visual materials.

Dates: undated, 1929-1992

Liston, Melba, 1973 September 25, 1982 November 9

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Composer and jazz trombonist Melba Liston delivered 2 lectures. Liston spoke 1st on 9/25/1973 (2015-0002/RR218) and again on 11/9/1982 2015-0002/RR219). Melba Doretta Liston (January 13, 1926 – April 23, 1999) was an American jazz trombonist, arranger, and composer. Other than those playing in all-female bands she was the first woman trombonist to play in big bands during the 1940s and 1960s, but as her career progressed she became better known as an arranger,[1] particularly in...
Dates: 1973 September 25, 1982 November 9

Mayhew, Richard , 1970 - 1972

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Landscape painter Richard Mayhew delivered 3 lectures that can be found on 4 reels. Mayhew spoke on 5/6/1970 (2015-0002/RR64), 5/9/1972 (2015-0002/RR65 reel 1), (2015-0002/RR66 reel 2), and lastly on 2/24/1971 2015-0002/RR317). Richard Mayhew (born April 3, 1924)[1] is an Afro-Native American landscape painter, illustrator, and arts educator. His abstract, brightly colored landscapes are informed by his experiences as an African American/Native American and his interest in Jazz and the...
Dates: 1970 - 1972

McLean, Jackie, 1974 - 1977

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Composer and saxophonist Jackie McLean delivered 2 lectures that can be found on 3 reels. He spoke 1st on 2/12/1974 (2015-0002/RR5 reel 1) (2015-0002/RR6 reel 2) and again on 11/8/1977 (2015-0002/RR56). John Lenwood "Jackie" McLean (May 17, 1931 – March 31, 2006)[1] was an American jazz alto saxophonist, composer, bandleader, and educator, and is one of the few musicians to be elected to the DownBeat Hall of Fame in the year of their death.In McLean's 1974 lecture, he discussed...
Dates: 1974 - 1977

Melba Liston lectures at the University of Connecticut

 Digital Record

University of Connecticut, Men's Basketball Championship Collection

Identifier: 1999-0047

The collection contains materials associated with the UConn Men's Basketball team's first NCAA Division I Championship in 1999.

Dates: 1998-1999

Meriwether, Louise, 1971 - 1988

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Novelist and essayist Louise Meriwether delivered 14 lectures to the Black Experience in the Arts course, dating from 1971 to 1988. Louise Meriwether (born May 8, 1923) is an American novelist, essayist, journalist and activist, as well as a writer of biographies of historically important African Americans for children. She is best known for her first novel, Daddy Was a Number Runner (1970), which draws on autobiographical elements about growing up in...
Dates: 1971 - 1988

Miller, Donald L., 1974 - 1984

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Painter and illustrator Don Miller lectured 5 times. The presentations can be found on 6 reels. 1st lecture was 11/5/1974 (2015-0002/RR59), the 2nd was 4/12/1977 (2015-0002/RR60), 3rd time was 4/4/1978 (2015-0002/RR61), 4th time was 10/30/1979 (2015-0002/RR62), and the 5th lecture was 4/17/1984 (2015-0002/RR63 reel 1) (2015-0002/RR318 reel 2).It is unknown whether the 2 4/17/1984 lectures required 2 reels or if one of the recordings is a duplicate.RR 62 ...
Dates: 1974 - 1984

Olatunji, Babatunde "Mike" , 1970 March 12

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Master drummer and percussionist Babatunde "Mike" Olatunji delivered his sole course lecture on 3/12/1970 (2015-0002/RR15). Olatunji emigrated to the United States from his native Nigeria in 1950. His lecture is 2 hours long and with the exception of 20 minutes, the vast majority of Olatunji's presentation was him performing music. He played drums and a flute and even sang on some numbers. Olatunji's lecture highlighted how elements of African culture (especially music and...
Dates: 1970 March 12

Raab Associates Inc. Records

Identifier: 2009-0018

The Raab Associates Records document the work of Susan and David Raab in the children's book marketing business.

Dates: 1986-2012

William R. Ratchford Papers

Identifier: 1984-0021

Materials pertaining to Mr. Ratchford's term of office as United States Congressman representing Connecticut's fifth Congressional district.

Dates: undated, 1961-1986

University of Connecticut, School of Nursing War Veteran Oral History Collection

Identifier: 2010-0100

Video oral histories of ten University of Connecticut alumni who have served in the military.

Dates: 2010

University of Connecticut, Semester of the Thirties Records

Identifier: 1979-0016
Abstract In the Spring of 1969, the University of Connecticut devoted a whole semester to the study of the 1930s. An all-campus venture, the project drew on all the resources of the University and brought in distinguished visitors, some of whom had been cultural figures of that decade. Called "The Semester of the Thirties," this experiment in higher education probably brought together more aspects of a decade in cultural, political, economic, and social history than any such project undertaken by a...
Dates: 1968-1969

Harriet Slavitz Papers

Identifier: 2008-0070

Manuscripts, journals, notebooks correspondence and audio recordings of poet, essayist, freelance writer, book editor, and for a brief time, instructor of English literature at the University of Connecticut, Harriet Slavitz.

Dates: 1950-2000

Smith, Hale, 1972 - 1987

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Hale Smith (June 29, 1925 – November 24, 2009) was an American composer, arranger, and pianist. Hale Smith lectures can be found in the Black Experience in the Arts reel-to-reel collection. Smith was also the course's longtime co-instructor and responsible for selecting the class' many guest speakers since he knew many of the artists.In his 1972 lecture, Smith spoke to students about black composers. Smith, who at the time was one of the few black composers whose work was...
Dates: 1972 - 1987

Cyndy Szekeres Papers

Identifier: 1997-0078

Cyndy Szekeres has illustrated over 40 children's books, and is best known for her animal characters.

Dates: 1961-2004

University of Connecticut, Center for Oral History Interviews Collection

Identifier: 1984-0025

The collection contains transcripts of interviews conducted by the University of Connecticut Center for Oral History, and individuals and programs associated with the Center.

Dates: undated, 1967 - 2014

J. Louis von der Mehden Papers

Identifier: 1979-0019
Abstract J. Louis von der Mehden, Jr. was born 20 July 1873 in San Francisco, California. Von der Mehden held several positions in San Francisco before moving east to New York City after the 1906 earthquake. He was steadily employed as a cellist or conductor with theatrical or commercial bands. Von der Mehden worked for a year as the musical director of Herald Square Theater before becoming involved full time in the recording industry, working at different times for five different phonograph studios:...
Dates: undated, 1894-1955

Terrence Webster-Doyle Papers

Identifier: 2004-0028

Dr. Terrence Webster-Doyle is the author of twenty internationally acclaimed, award-winning books that discuss topics such as bullying, martial arts, and teaching children peaceful solutions to social problems. The collection contains many of his publications, and related materials.

Dates: 1975-2012

Whitten, Jack, 1971 March 17, 1988 April 26

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Painter and sculptor Jack Whitten delivered 2 lectures. He spoke on 3/17/1971 (2015-0002/RR295) and 4/26/1988 (2015-0002/RR296). Jack Whitten (December 5, 1939 – January 20, 2018)[1] was an American painter and sculptor. In 2016, he was awarded a National Medal of Arts. Originally not an artist, Whitten attended Tuskegee University as a pre-medical student and ROTC cadet, but transferred to Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to study art in 1960. There, he became...
Dates: 1971 March 17, 1988 April 26

University of Connecticut, WHUS Records

Identifier: 1997-0005

The collection contains sound recordings played and/or produced by the student radio station at the University of Connecticut, WHUS.

Dates: undated, 1974-1993

Stanley D. Woodmansee, Jr. Papers

Identifier: 2002-0034

A graduate of the University of Connecticut (B.A., 1951) and the University of Texas--Austin (M.A.), had a long career in all aspects of music and musicology, including teaching, writing, performing, conducting and directing.

Dates: 1945-1995

Feenie Ziner Papers

 Collection — Reel 1998-0220/RR1: [Barcode: 39153030482543]
Identifier: 1998-0220

The personal and professional papers of Feenie Ziner, author and professor of English at the University of Connecticut. Materials include fan mail, personal and public correspondence, teaching notes, published and unpublished manuscripts, and personal planners, calenders, and notes.

Dates: 1933-1988