Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 261 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Born in 1913 in Plainville, New Jersey, Roger Borrup worked for the Hartford Times as a printer and typesetter for 44 years until his retirement in 1975. A long-time member of the Hartford Typographical Union, No. 127, Borrup was also the co-founder, incorporator and trustee of the Connecticut Electric Railway Association. Roger Borrup died 9 September 1987 at the age of 74.
Dates: undated, 1933-1986
Abstract The Railroad was chartered in May 1863 and reorganized in 1873 as the New York and New England Railroad Company.
Dates: undated, 1863-1885
Abstract The Bristol Brass Company was founded as the Bristol Brass and Clock Company in 1850, the creation of sixteen industrialists from Bristol clock and Waterbury brass interests who hoped to profit in the booming clock industry of Bristol, CT. Although the company never manufactured clocks, only the brass mechanisms for the timepieces, it was many years before it changed its name to Bristol Brass Company. It was the largest employer in Bristol, with 375 employees by 1880. Its mainstay was the...
Dates: undated, 1911-1982
Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express, and Station Employees Records
Abstract The Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express, and Station Employees was organized in 1899, and was affiliated with the American Federation of Labor. Union name variants were the Brotherhood of Railway, Airline and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employees, AFL-CIO; the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks; and the Railway Clerks of America, Order. It was the largest single railroad organization for employees who devoted a majority of their time to...
Dates: undated, 1910-1931, 1948
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Scope and Content Note From the Series: The US Commission on Immigration Reform (CIR), also named the "Jordan Commission" after its chairwoman Barbara Jordan, was created by the Immigration Reform Act of 1990. Its principle task was to assess the current state of immigration to the United States and recommend changes to Congress. This bipartisan group analyzed all aspects of the immigration issue, including the impact of immigration on families, the economy, and the integrity of...
Abstract Paul Capra was born 11 May 1939. He studied at Yale University (1961), Oxford University and Southern Connecticut State College. He received a Master's degree in Education research. Capra ran twice as the Republican candidate for mayor for the city of New Haven (1969, 1971).
Dates: undated, 1966-1975
Abstract Fred Carstensen is a Professor of Economics at the University of Connecticut. The collection documents University committees and programs with which he was involved.
Dates: undated, 1961-1995
Abstract The collection contains documentation of the organization and its activities from the 1970s through the early 1990s.
Dates: undated, 1960s-1993.
Abstract The collection contains administrative records, clippings, correspondence, notes, pamphlets, publications, and financial records relating to the Center for Contemporary African Studies which existed at the University of Connecticut from 1991-2009.
Abstract The collection contains administrative and programmatic materials associated with the Center at the University of Connecticut.
Abstract The Dexter Corporation originated from a family-owned saw and grist mill that began in 1767 in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, and evolved into a multi-national producer of long fiber papers and chemical laminates. In its 233 years of operation, the company grew from manufacturing tissues, toilet paper, and tea bags to marketing more specialized products like medical garments and industrial finishes. Faced with a proposed buyout by International Specialty Products Incorporated in 2000, the Dexter...
Abstract Orwell S. Chaffee (1807-1887) was a silk manufacturer in the Mansfield/Willimantic area of eastern Connecticut. Son-in-law to Joseph Conant, he worked in, and later managed, Conant's silk mill until 1838 when he purchased property in Chaffeeville and established his own silk mill. The collection contains correspondence, receipts and invoices addressed to Mr. O.S. Chaffee.
Dates: 1846-1854, 1903
Abstract The Chatham Quarry, or Town Quarry, was a small part of the extensive brownstone quarries located on the banks of the Connecticut River near the towns of Portland and Middletown, Connecticut. The Chatham Quarry, which took in about two acres, remained under municipal control for the use of the inhabitants of the towns of Chatham and Middletown throughout its existence. In 1824, the town of Middletown leased the quarry to John Lawrence Lewis for five years in order to extract stones for the...
Abstract In 1838, six Cheney brothers established the Mount Nebo Silk Company in Manchester, CT. The company adopted the family name in 1843. Aided by booming national markets, a protective tariff, and innovative production methods, the company grew into the nation's largest and most profitable silk mill by the late 1880s. The company pioneered the wastesilk spinning method and the Grant's reel. The company reached its peak in 1923, after which it quickly declined due to industry wide overproduction and...
Dates: undated, 1734 - 1979
Abstract The Child Development Laboratories (CDL) are part of the School of Family Studies and serve the university, community and state as a model demonstration laboratory center.
Dates: undated, 1961-2010
Abstract Founded by Carlton J. Bates (1848-1941) in 1907, the C.J. Bates Company manufactured manicure sets, crochet hooks, and knitting needles in Chester, Connecticut.
Abstract Hugh Clark received his bachelor's degree from Clark University in 1934 and a doctoral degree from the University of Michigan in 1941. He was employed by the University of Iowa from 1945 to 1947, when he joined the faculty at the University of Connecticut. Clark specialized in developmental biology and retired from the University in 1983. The collection contains correspondence, administrative, professional and personnel files relating to Clark's responsibilities and interests.
Dates: undated, 1947-1998
Abstract Records of the non-governmental organization, Coalition for International Justice (CIJ), which operated from 1995-2006 to support the work of international criminal tribunals and special courts investigating human rights violations in Rwanda, the former Yugoslavia, Cambodia, Sudan, East Timor, and Sierra Leone. The collection also contains documentation from a 2004 survey of over 1200 refugees from Darfur along the border of Chad and Sudan.
Abstract Cole and Ambler was one of the more than twenty hat manufacturers in Bethel, Connecticut during the nineteenth century.
Abstract This collection contains the editorial correspondence, manuscripts and sketches of Joanna Cole, a writer of Children's books and author of the Magic School Bus series.
Dates: undated, 1985-1994
Abstract The records of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources consist of materials related to the university's changing agricultural program, and are comprised of administrative records, correspondence, notes, publications, and clippings. The collection also contains illustrations, works of art, and realia related to the university.
Abstract The collection contains documentation of programs and activities managed, coordinated or sponsored by the office now known as the Center for Continuing Studies at the University of Connecticut. The Center was identified previously as the College of Continuing Studies or coordinated the University's Non-Degree, Summer, Intersession and Extension Programs.
Dates: circa 1930-2011
Abstract The collection consists of administrative files, photographs, and DVDs associated with the formation, maintenance and demise of the Connecticut Central Railroad, a freight line that ran in and around Middletown, Connecticut, from 1987 to 1998.
Dates: undated, 1967-1998, 2008
Abstract The Connecticut Civil Liberties Union Records document the activities, history and administrative records of this organization. The collection contains the organizational documents of the New Haven Civil Liberties Council (1949-1958), administrative records of the CCLU (1958-1990) as well as the organization's materials pertaining to court cases.
Abstract Connecticut Countdown was a non-profit organization established in 1983 to create a forum for public discussion of issues involved in preventing nuclear war. Connecticut Countdown evolved from discussions begun in the fall of 1983 among a small group of Hartford area citizens concerned about the risk of nuclear war. These discussions were initiated by members of the local chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility. The stimulus for their interest was a national meeting of Physicians for...
Abstract Administrative records of the Connecticut League for Nursing whose mission is to: foster partnerships between academic and clinical nursing leaders; facilitate access to formal nursing education programs in the State of Connecticut; provide affordable, accessible, and contemporary continuing education programs and forums; and support the National League for Nursing's initiatives related to Nurse Faculty Development, Nursing Research and Nursing Workforce Demographics (from CLN mission...
Dates: undated, 1952-2003
Abstract Based in Hartford, Connecticut, the Connecticut Milk Producers Association was a professional organization for the milk producers of Connecticut. It provided its members with a monthly newsletter and kept track of prices and production of milk within the state as well as in the neighboring states.
Abstract The Connecticut Nurses' Association (CNA) is a professional organization of registered Nurses in Connecticut and a member of the American Nurses' Association (ANA). CNA was established in 1904 as the Graduate Nurses' Association (GNA) of Connecticut out of the Connecticut Training School. Its main objective was to draft and introduce into legislation a bill to regulate nursing practice in Connecticut. The main headquarters of the CNA is located in Meriden, Connecticut.
Abstract Peter Lukoff, Company C, 48th Armor Infantry Battalion, lived in Norwich, Connecticut. The bulk of the collection documents Lukoff's experiences from training in the United States (South Carolina) and his activities in France, Belgium, Germany and England from 1944-1945.
Dates: undated, 1944-1945