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United States (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 118 Collections and/or Records:

Walter Landauer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0057
Abstract Walter Landauer was born in Mannheim, Germany, on 15 July 1896 the son of S. Friedrich and Charlotte Ziegler Landauer. He attended the University of Frankfurt and received his doctorate from the University of Heidelberg in 1922. He held the position of Zoology Instructor from 1922-1924 at Heidelberg before accepting a position at the University of Connecticut in 1924 at the Experiment Station. From 1928 until his retirement in 1964, Landauer was a professor in the department of animal...
Dates: 1919-1996

Marie Lawson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0127
Abstract

Marie Lawson, resident of Westport, Connecticut, was an author and illustrator of books for young people. The collection contains research notes, drafts, dummies, and illustrations for her Strange Sea Stories and a number of apparently unpublished works.

Dates: undated, 1955-1956

Eleanor H. Little Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1982-0003
Abstract Eleanor H. Little was born in Media, Pennsylvania. She lived in Pennsylvania until entering Wellesley College, where she received a B.A. in History in 1908. In 1931, she became Secretary for the Connecticut Unemployment Commission. By 1933, Little was responsible for administering the entire statewide relief program until 1937. Little was elected representative to the General Assembly in 1941 and again in 1945, where she served on two committees as chair: the Personnel Committee and the...
Dates: undated, 1915-1986

University of Connecticut, Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1971-0002
Abstract

The Loeb Awards were designed to reward authors whose writings in business and finance report explain the mechanics, strengths, problems, and values of American capitalism and enterprise. The Advisory Board of the Loeb Awards at the University of Connecticut sought those meritorious journalistic contributions which combined superior writing, clarity, accuracy, and analysis of subjects of import to the growth and development of the American enterprise system.

Dates: 1958-1961

Francis T. Maloney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0010
Abstract

Francis T. Maloney was a United States Senator from 1934 until his death in 1945. Previous to that, he was a Congressman and, before that, Mayor of his hometown, Meriden, Connecticut. During World War I he was a member of the U.S. Naval Reserve Force.

Dates: undated, 1931-1959

Meriden-Wallingford Hospital School of Nursing Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-0092
Abstract

The Meriden-Wallingford School of Nursing traces its history to the establishment of the Meriden Hospital Nursing program in 1892. The program flourished from the 1890s until 1973 when it was phased out, following the national trend to move nursing programs from the hospital environment to a collegiate environment. The last class graduated in 1976.

Dates: undated, 1929-1999

Warren Mitofsky Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-0071
Abstract

The Warren Mitofsky Papers span the years 1948 through 2006. A large majority of the papers concern Mitofsky’s involvement with the major news networks in various primaries and elections in American and foreign elections during this period, including his conducting of exit polls, which he invented in 1967.

Dates: undated, 1893-2006

Bruce A. Morrison Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0021
Abstract

Bruce Morrison served as a member of Congress from Connecticut's third district from 1983-1991.

Dates: undated, 1980-2000

Marilyn Nelson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0056
Abstract

The collection contains the papers of Marilyn Nelson, author of several books of poetry and formercurrent Poet Laureate for the State of Connecticut.

Dates: 1940-2014

Nirenstein National Realty Map Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0039
Abstract

The Nirenstein National Realty Map Company of Springfield, Massachusetts, produced high quality atlases of urban and suburban businesses and shopping centers. Nathan Nirenstein founded the company in 1925.

Dates: undated, 1909-1983

Harold Norse Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-0027
Abstract

Poet and novelist Harold Norse was born 6 July 1916, in New York, N.Y. He attended Brooklyn College (now Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, B.A., 1938) and New York University (M.A., 1951).

Dates: 1967-1968

Alice Notley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0222
Abstract

Alice Notley, born in 1945, is an American poet, author, and editor.

Dates: 1970-1992

Ernest R. Olson, Jr. Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0053
Abstract

Ernest R. Olson, Jr. worked for the Interstate Commerce Commission as Associate Director in the Office of Policy and Analysis and as Assistant Director of Traffic. The collection contains a variety of materials pertaining to railroads beyond the New England area.

Dates: 1890-1979

One Hundred Years of Women at UConn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0060
Abstract

The 1991-1992 academic year at UConn marked the 100th anniversary of women on the Storrs campus. The anniversary was celebrated by a year-long series of programs to commemorate the achievements of women, particularly those at the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 1991-1992

Joel Oppenheimer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-0056
Abstract Born in Yonkers in 1930, Joel Oppenheimer was a student of Charles Olson's at Black Mountain College from 1950-1953. He published over a dozen books of poetry, a play, a book on baseball, and was a columnist for the Village Voice from 1968 to 1984. Oppenheimer was the first director of the St. Mark's Poetry Project in Greenwich Village (from 1966 to 1968) and was an active teacher of poetry throughout his life. He died of complications from cancer in 1988....
Dates: 1925-1988

Oyez Press Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0208
Abstract Founded in 1964 by Robert Hawley and Stevens van Strum, the Oyez Press initially produced a series of poetry broadsides by such notable figures as Robert Duncan, Robert Creeley, William Everson, Gary Snyder, and Charles Olson. Although van Strum left in 1968, Hawley continued on with the press in his spare time, eventually publishing over 80 books in addition to numerous keepsakes and broadsides, featuring authors such as David Meltzer, Josephine Miles, Lew Welch, Philip Lamantia, and many...
Dates: 1963-1987

Ralph J. Pancallo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-0077
Abstract Ralph Pancallo was a long-standing member of the International Typographical Union (now the Communications Workers of America). He joined ITU in 1935 when he started working as an Apprentice Printer for the Meridian Morning Record. In 1940, he started work with the New Britain Herald as a Composite Printer. In 1958, he took the position of Representative of the I.T.U., a position he held until his retirement in 1979. Ralph...
Dates: undated, 1882-1984

Alison Paul Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-0013
Abstract

Galley proofs of The Crow.

Dates: 2007

Paul K. Perry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-0028
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, reports, studies, polls and similar materials related to the personal and professional interests of Paul K. Perry. Perry worked for the Gallup organization for a number of years and helped expand the organization.

Dates: undated, 1920-1987

Will Petersen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0209
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence between American Buddhist poet Will Petersen and Cid Corman.

Dates: 1957-1990

Mark Podwal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0093
Abstract

The collection consists of promotional materials, three pieces of original art and an incomplete set of proofs for King Solomon and his Magic Ring.

Dates: 1998-2000

Allen Polite Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-0117
Abstract

Handwritten manuscripts, notebooks, letters, typed transcriptions of poetry, prose and a play for voices, by Allen Polite, writer and artist affiliated with the Black Arts Movement. Published works of Allen Polite's poetry, and transcriptions, produced by his widow Helene Polite can be found throughout.

Dates: 1955-1993.

Office of Price Administration, Hartford Branch Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0013
Abstract

The Office of Price Administration, a federal agency, was established in 1941 by Executive Orders 8734 and 8875. During its existence, the OPA was responsible for setting maximum prices on most products. The OPA and several other agencies were consolidated to form the Office of Temporary Controls in December 1946 by Executive Order 9809 and disbanded in 1947. [Additional materials are located in RG 035 at the Connecticut State Library.]

Dates: 1941-1951

Elmo Roper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-0050
Abstract

Elmo Roper (1900-1971) was a pioneer in the fields of market research and public opinion polling. The collection contains correspondence, speeches, speech cards, articles, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks, some job files from Roper Research Associates, and a variety of press releases, advertisements, and legal papers from the various groups and corporations with which he was involved.

Dates: 1909-1972

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

Ralph Russell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-0009
Abstract Ralph Russell was born in Nova Scotia in 1900. In 1902 Russell's family moved to Worcester, Massachusetts, where he was raised. Due to his political beliefs, as well as his activities on behalf of the United Public Workers Union, Russell found himself accused of being a member of the Communist Party. Despite a vigorous defense, Russell lost his position with the Bureau of Fisheries in 1953 and did not regain his job until 1958, when the Supreme Court ruled such termination unconstitutional....
Dates: undated, 1939-1977

Phil Samponaro Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0049
Abstract

Phil Samponaro graduated from the University of Connecticut with degrees in History (M.A. 1994, Ph.D. 2003). During his graduate career at the University he worked with several professors in the History Department as a Teaching Assistant. The collection contains syllabi, typed class notes, handouts, memoranda and articles pertaining to the classes in which Dr. Samponaro was enrolled or a Teaching Assistant (TA).

Dates: 1992-2000

Ed Sanders Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-0002
Abstract Collection materials reflect Sanders' literary and publishing work, affinities with writers from both the Beat and New York Schools of poetry, and political organizing activities and interests, including his pacifism, opposition to the Vietnam War and nuclear weapons, and advocacy for sexual freedom, legalization of marijuana, and freedom of expression. The collection includes manuscripts of poems, books, articles, and lyrics; correspondence; manuscript submissions and page proofs;...
Dates: undated, 1955-1976

Catherine Seelye Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0211
Abstract Research notes, correspondence, and transcriptions for Charles Olson and Ezra Pound: An Encounter at St. Elizabeths (NY: Grossman, 1975), edited by Catherine Seelye. Seelye was a librarian at the University of Connecticut, which holds the Charles Olson Papers. Her edited book reproduces notes, essays, and poems Olson wrote during his frequent visits with Ezra Pound at St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C., after Pound was declared mentally unfit to...
Dates: undated, 1917-1978; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1976

Harold Seidman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0031
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1930-1980