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Found in 98 Collections and/or Records:

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-0004
Abstract

Records of the chief administrative officer of the University of Connecticut and its predecessor institutions. The records are subdivided by administration and identified and described by the name/tenure of the individual serving as president. In more recent years, the records are identified by date of transfer.

Dates: undated, 1881-

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Albert N. Jorgensen, 1935-1962]

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0185
Abstract When Connecticut State College became the University of Connecticut in 1939, the new laws and By-laws stated that, “the President of the University is the executive and administrative officer of the Board [of Trustees]. In this capacity he is responsible for the operations of the University and is given authority requisite to that end.” This is the mandate under which President Jorgensen worked throughout his long service as President of the University. The President was also designated as...
Dates: undated, 1935-1962

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Charles C. McCracken, 1930-1935]

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0380
Abstract

The records consist of the general correspondence of the President of the College . It is the only extant collection of the papers of the president for this period. The correspondence is concerned with internal administrative matters, major policy issues at the college, with the college's relations with state and federal governments, and with other educational agencies and institutions.

Dates: undated, 1926-1935

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Charles L. Beach 1908-1928]

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0014
Abstract

Charles Lewis Beach attended the University of Wisconsin. He served on the faculty of the Storrs Agricultural College and Connecticut Agricultural College as an instructor in Dairy Husbandry (1894-1904). After serving in a similar position at the University of Vermont, Beach returned to the College as its fourth president in 1908. Beach Hall was dedicated in his honor in 1929 a year after his retirement from the college. Charles Lewis Beach died 15 September 1933.

Dates: undated, 1906-1929

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Glenn W. Ferguson, 1973-1978]

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0187
Abstract

Contains the office files of the President's Office during Dr. Ferguson's administration as well as personal documents, correspondence, photographs, diaries, and emphemera from Ferguson's childhood through his careers as a diplomat, administrator of the Peace Corps/VISTA, academic administrator, and head of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and Lincoln Center.

Dates: undated, 1915-2005

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Homer D. Babbidge, 1962-1972]

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0186
Abstract Homer Daniels Babbidge was born in 1925 in Weston, Massachusetts, and raised in New Haven, Connecticut. He graduated from Yale University in 1945 with a degree in political science and subsequently earned his master's and doctorate from the same institution. Babbidge became president of the University of Connecticut in 1962 and remained in the office until his retirement in 1972. His years at UConn were among the most productive, and the most turbulent, in the University's history. Homer D....
Dates: undated, 1962-1972

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [John A. DiBiaggio, 1979-1985]

 Collection
Identifier: 1987-0011
Abstract

In March, 1979, John A. DiBiaggio became the tenth president of the University of Connecticut, eleven months after the resignation of Glenn W. Ferguson.

Dates: undated, 1952-1986

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [John T. Casteen III, 1985-1989]

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0189
Abstract

John T. Casteen III was inaugurated as the University of Connecticut's eleventh president on October 12, 1985.

Dates: 1981-1990

Press Releases, 1973, 1973

 Series — Box 151
Scope and Content Note subjects include: food prices, fuel prices, economic conversion bill, consumer protection package, housing slump, assistance to Syrian and Iraqi Jews, emergency grain export embargo, price controls on meat, Grand Union press conference, Earl Butz, asks for GAO study on effect of speculation in commodity future on food prices, bombings in Indochina, social security tax reform, call for investigation of Spanish American civic league grant by Sec. of Labor, U.S. role in Cambodia and Laos,...
Dates: 1973

William R. Ratchford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0021
Abstract

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

Dates: undated, 1961-1986

Reports, Statements, Press Releases, 1992-2000

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1991-0021\SeriesVIII\HumanRights\Box100:21
Scope and Content Note From the Series: Central elements of Bruce Morrison's political career were his influence with Irish voters, his dedication to the plight of Irish immigrants, and his work to aid the peace process in Northern Ireland during the period known as "The Troubles." The "Irish Americans for Clinton-Gore" subseries includes documents relating to his work to mobilize the Irish vote in support of Bill Clinton during the 1992 and 1996 presidential campaigns...
Dates: 1992-2000

John G. Rowland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-0020
Abstract

Congressional records of John G. Rowland. Rowland served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1985 to 1991 from Connecticut's fifth district. Records include constituent correspondence from 1985 to 1990, campaign and congressional newsletters, press releases, and legislative profiles.

Dates: 1985-1990

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

Savings Bank of Manchester Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-0048
Abstract The Savings Bank of Manchester was founded in 1905 as a mutual savings bank, owned by and serving its depositors in the Manchester, Connecticut, community. SBM existed for 99 years, opening a total of 28 branch offices in the eastern half of Connecticut. In 2004, SBM merged with New Haven Savings Bank to become part of NewAlliance Bank. The collection, the bulk of which ranges from 1905 to 2003, contains administrative and financial records, including the original ledgers and account books,...
Dates: undated, 1839, 1905-2004

Richard Scarry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0048
Abstract

The Richard Scarry Papers contain materials related to Scarry himself, but the majority of the archives pertains to the creation, production, and distribution of his books for children. The archives contains materials and correspondence concerning Scarry's early work, with Western Publishing and Little Golden Books, beginning in the 1950s. A greater amount of material concerns the works produced by Scarry during his later association with Random House.

Dates: undated, 1946-1997

University of Connecticut, School of Nursing Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0276
Abstract

Records of the University of Connecticut School of Nursing, established in 1942 and accredited since 1943. The collection contains faculty meeting minutes, project documentation, photographs, multimedia and ephemeral materials. Further information is available from the School's website.

Dates: undated, 1938-2008

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

Pegi Deitz Shea Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0068
Abstract

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).

Dates: undated, 1989-2007

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

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

Cyndy Szekeres Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0078
Abstract

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

Dates: 1961-2004

Thermos Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-0098
Abstract In 1906, William Walker, an American businessman,visiting Germany, learned of the invention of the vacuum bottle. He immediately began to import and market the new product in the United States. The following year, Walker created the American Thermos Bottle Company and began producing vacuum bottles in a Brooklyn, New York, factory. The product met with such success that the expanded New York plant proved inadequate within the first five years. Walker moved the Thermos Company to Norwich,...
Dates: 1908-1987

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

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, Undergraduate Student Government Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1987-0009
Abstract An undergraduate student government has existed at the University of Connecticut in Storrs in various forms and under different names since 1894. Originally composed of nine elected students who worked with the faculty “upon matters of government of the college.” This body was reorganized in 1921 as the Student Senate. The Student Senate became the Associated Student Government (ASG) in 1933 with the adoption of a constitution. The ASG was dissolved in 1973 and was replaced by the Federation...
Dates: undated, 1944-2009

United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America, Unity Lodge, Local 251 Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0074
Abstract Materials associated with the United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America, Unity Lodge, Local 251, which represented workers at the Pratt & Whitney Machine Tools Division of Niles-Bement-Pond in West Hartford, Connecticut, from 1938 to 1948. Collection consists of a membership dues book, a large scrapbook of newspaper clippings and bulletins involving a strike of the union members at the West Hartford plant from March to August 1946, the local's charter, and other...
Dates: 1937-1948

University of Connecticut League Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0098
Abstract

The collection contains documents related to the administrative, financial, social and cultural functions of the University of Connecticut League from 1966-201998. Founded "to promote social and friendly relations within, and to provide worthwhile service to the University and community," the UConn League has sponsored a variety of social, cultural, and fundraising events for the local and UConn communities and for its own membership.

Dates: 1966-2018

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

University of Connecticut, Vice President & Chief Operating Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0171
Abstract

Office records for the office responsible for the administration of operations and fiscal activities for the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1875-1986