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 Subject
Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 118 Collections and/or Records:

University of Connecticut, Semester of the Thirties Records

 Collection
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

Robert R. Simmons Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-0029
Abstract:

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.

Dates: undated, 1967-2006

Marc Simont Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0002
Abstract An illustrator and author of picture books for children, Marc Simont illustrated books for numerous authors in addition to his own, among the most notable being James Thurber and Marjorie Weinman Sharmat. His illustrations for Janice May Udry's A Tree is Nice won the Caldecott Award in 1957, and he received Caldecott Honors for Ruth Krauss's The Happy Day and his own The Stray Dog. Simont was...
Dates: 1939-1997

Slow Loris Press Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0212
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1971-1984

Charles Emory Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0034
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1895-1903

Joseph A. Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0066
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1983-2002

Walter Snow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1975-0005
Abstract

The papers include the correspondence, short stories, journalistic articles, correspondence, poems, novels, and plays of journalist, essayist, novelist and pulp fiction writer, Walter Snow.

Dates: undated, 1926-1973

Joseph Sobek Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-0039
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1951-1981

Eugene J. St. Pierre Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-0007
Abstract

Eugene St. Pierre was a prominent labor leader in the Hartford area from 1955 to 1974.

Dates: 1933-1986

Milton R. Stern Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0054
Abstract

Milton Stern joined the University of Connecticut in 1958 as an assistant professor of English and remained with the institution until his retirement in 1991.

Dates: 1968-1975

J. W. Swanberg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0251
Abstract

The J.W. Swanberg Papers consist of chapter and caption drafts, galley proofs, correspondence, and other materials associated with Mr. Swanberg's book New Haven Power and photographs taken by Mr. Swanberg throughout his railroad career.

Dates: undated, 1954-1978, 1988-1989, 2007-2015

Clare Talbot Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0224
Abstract

The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, papers, articles, reviews, notes, publications, background materials, photographs, photocopies, photostats, negatives, and order forms related to Calre Talbot's writings, as well as her business activities.

Dates: 1751-1985

Eleanor Taft Tilton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0018
Abstract

Eleanor Taft Tilton, daughter of Dr. Charles and Martha Jarvis Taft, was born in Hartford, Connecticut, on 1 January 1901. She attended Vassar and Barnard Colleges, but did not earn a degree. She married Arthur vcan Riper Tilton; he was employed by the Hartford Fire Insurance Company for many years. Mrs. Tilton died on 26 March 1984.

Dates: 1939-1976

George Safford Torrey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1982-0008
Abstract

George Safford Torrey was born 14 March 1891 in Boston, Massachusetts. Torrey was hired in 1915 as an instructor of Botany at the Connecticut Agricultural College and in 1928 received tenure and was appointed Head of the Botany Department. Torrey retired from the University in 1953 and died in 1977.

Dates: undated, 1910-1980

Harleigh B. Trecker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-0008
Abstract Harleigh Bradley Trecker was born 11 February 1911 in Calery, Illinois. Trecker attended George Williams College (B.S., 1934) and the University of Chicago (M.A., 1938) before embarking upon a career in social work. From 1938 until 1941, Trecker was an instructor at George Williams College and in 1941; he accepted a position at the University of Southern California. In 1951, Trecker accepted the position of Dean, School of Social Work at the University of Connecticut; a position he retained...
Dates: undated, 1921-1981

University of Connecticut, University Senate Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-0006
Abstract

The University Senate is a legislative body responsible for establishing minimum rules and general regulations pertaining to all undergraduate schools and colleges. The collection contains the officials minutes of the organization as well as reports, studies and working materials of the Senate and its associated committees. Also included are the minutes of an earlier faculty governance and policy decision making group.

Dates: undated, 1893-2000

Albert Van Dusen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-0071
Abstract

The personal and research collection of UConn history professor, and Connecticut State Historian, Albert Van Dusen. The collection contains Van Dusen's note cards, research notes, and photostats of historical documents for his various research projects. The bulk of the collection consists of research materials compiled by Van Dusen, focused on Connecticut Governor Jonathan Trumbull.

Dates: undated, 1631-1994

James M. Vicary Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0320
Abstract James McDonald Vicary was born in Detroit 30 April 1915. He has been associated with the J.L. Hudson Company (Detroit), Benson and Benson (Princeton, NJ), Crowell-Collier Publications Company (NY), and Benton and Bowles, Inc. (NY). Mr. Vicary is the author of articles on research in such journals as the Public Opinion Quarterly, Harvard Business Review, and Printer's Ink. Mr. Vicary is most known for his work with subliminal...
Dates: undated, 1936-1967

University of Connecticut, Vice President for Academic Affairs Office Records [Kenneth G. Wilson, 1974-1981]

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0152
Scope and Content

The collection contains administrative records, correspondence, reports, minutes, publications and other materials pertaining to the administration of the academic segments of the University. The collection documents the policies, programs and major issues of concern for the institution from the mid 1970s through the early 1980s.

Dates: undated, 1939-1984

University of Connecticut, Vice President for Academic Affairs Office Records [Kenneth Wilson and Anthony DiBenedetto, 1974-1986]

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0153
Abstract

The Vice President for Academic Affairs, formerly the Provost, is the chief academic officer of the University and reports directly to the University President. The following University officers report to the Vice President for Academic Affairs: Assistant and Associate Provosts, Deans of Schools and Colleges, and the Directors of the Computer Center, Fiscal Services, Institutional Research, and the University Libraries.

Dates: undated, 1962-1983

J. Louis von der Mehden Papers

 Collection
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

Fred D. Warren Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1976-0003
Abstract

Managing editor of Appeal to Reason.

Dates: 1899-1917

James L. Weil Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0217
Abstract

James L. Weil was the proprietor of Elizabeth Press, New Rochelle, New York.

Dates: 1963-1980

Elliot S. Wolk Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0002
Abstract

Professor of Mathematics at the University of Connecticut until his retirement in 1988.

Dates: 1954-1992

Women's Club of Storrs Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0028
Abstract

The Women's Club of Storrs began as the College Club in 1903. The purpose of the club, as stated in the first club constitution, was to promote literary and social culture. Membership was open to women connected with the [University of Connecticut] faculty, and included a few women faculty and faculty wives. A new constitution adopted in 1917 changed the name to the Women's Club of Storrs, and offered membership to “any woman of the community interested in the aims of the club.”

Dates: undated, 1903-2008

Chase Going Woodhouse Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1983-0009
Abstract Born in Victoria, British Columbia in 1890 the daughter of Seymour and Harriet Jackson Going, Chase Going Woodhouse studied at McGill University, the University of Berlin and the University of Chicago. She was employed by Smith College, U.S. Department of Agriculture, the University of North Carolina, Connecticut College before her election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1945. For much of the remainder of her career she served as the Director's of the Auerbach Women's Service Bureau...
Dates: undated, 1900-1984

Ed Young Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0132
Abstract

The collection contains preliminary and original art created by Ed Young as illustrations for children's books.

Dates: 1971-2015

Jean Day Zallinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0077
Abstract

Jean Day Zallinger was born in February 1918, in Boston, Mass. She attended the Massachusetts College of Art and received a B.F.A. from the Yale School of Fine Arts in 1942. Mrs. Zallinger has illustrated numerous children's books, mainly non-fictional works about animals and plants, including such titles as Biography of a Leaf, Discovering What Earthworms Do, The Earliest Americans, and Sea Creatures Do Amazing Things.

Dates: undated, 1969-1994