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Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

John D. Alsop Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0140
Abstract

John D. Alsop was elected to the Connecticut state legislature in 1946. He served as co-chairperson of one of the three committees that wrote the present Connecticut State Constitution at the Constitutional Convention of 1965.

Dates: 1965

Audrey Beck Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0020
Abstract Audrey Phillips Beck was born on 6 August 1931, in Brooklyn, New York. Her family moved to Norwalk, Connecticut, where Audrey grew up. In 1948, she entered the University of Connecticut, where she received both her B.A. and M.A. degrees. In 1961, Audrey Beck became a University of Connecticut faculty member in the Economics Department, a position she held for seven years. In 1967, she took a position as economist with the Windham Regional Planning Commission, and was elected to the...
Dates: undated, 1930-1983

Prescott S. Bush Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0001
Abstract Prescott S. Bush was born on 15 May 1895 to Samuel Prescott Bush and Flora Sheldon Bush and was raised in Columbus, Ohio. He received a B.A. from Yale University in 1917 and completed his Army career in 1919. Bush joined the firm of Brown Brothers and Company became a partner in 1930. In 1921 he married Dorothy Walker. The couple had five children. A resident of Greenwich, CT, Bush was elected as a member of its representative town meeting. In 1933 he was elected as moderator, a post to...
Dates: undated, 1952-1962

Connecticut Citizens Action Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1987-0024
Abstract The Connecticut Citizen Action Group was the first state-based consumer interest group. Created in 1971 by Ralph Nader and directed by Toby Moffett, CCAG was designed to represent, inform, unite, and empower the citizens of Connecticut in their roles as consumers, workers, tax payers, and voters. Taking on such issues as illegal business practices, utility rate increases, environmental pollution, and consumer fraud, the newly formed group was inundated with citizen requests for information...
Dates: undated, 1964-2002

Connecticut Political Collections

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-0006
Abstract

The collection is an artificial one created to gather together pieces of politically related materials that are not cohesive collections in and of themselves. Presently, the collection contains political posters, printed ephemera, realia, photographs, a video recording and published speeches and one manuscript.

Dates: undated, 1827-2004; Majority of material found within 1968-2004

William R. Cotter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0002
Abstract William R. Cotter, Democratic Member of Congress for the First District of Connecticut, was born in Hartford, Connecticut on 18 July 1926. In 1953, Cotter was elected to the Hartford Court of Common Council, and served as an aide to United States Senator Abraham Ribicoff, 1955-1957, as Deputy Insurance Commissioner, 1957-1964, and as Insurance Commissioner of Connecticut from 1964-1970. He developed and introduced laws to regulate rates and solvency of insurance companies in Connecticut, and...
Dates: undated, 1970-1981

Daniel Inouye, 1964-2011

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Content Note Contains: Optical Disks: CD labeled "Dodd OHP, Sen. Daniel Inouye 3 MP3"; Photocopies: "Interviewee Permission Form", "Interviewee Agreement of Consent", articles about Thomas J Dodd, articles about Daniel Inouye; Publications: print-outs of internet articles about Daniel Inouye; Notes: list of questions to ask during interview, other notes; Transcript: of interview of Daniel Inouye, speeches given on the 100th birthday of Thomas J Dodd, Congressional Record of speeches mentioning the...
Dates: 1964-2011

Thomas J. Dodd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-0065
Abstract:

The Thomas J. Dodd Papers illuminate the diverse public life of a self-styled crusader. The collection consists primarily of material from Dodd's Senate years (1959-1971) and the Nuremberg war crimes trial before the International Military Tribunal from 1945-1946.

Dates: undated, 1919-1971

Sam Gejdenson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-0008
Abstract

Congressional records of Sam Gejdenson, U.S. Representative from Connecticut's 2nd Congressional district. The papers contain records spanning Gejdenson's twenty years in office. The papers include newspaper clippings on subjects ranging from veterans issues and the Groton submarine base, to Six Flags and tourism in Connecticut. Gejdenson's papers also include press releases concerning the environment, Electric Boat, and the Soviet Union's treatment of Jews.

Dates: undated, 1911-2001

Robert N. Giaimo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-0003
Abstract Robert Nicholas was raised in North Haven, CT. Giaimo was a member of the 86th-96th Congresses from the Third District of Connecticut (New Haven area) from 1958-1980. During his twenty-two years, he served on the House Budget Committee, the House Commission on Information and Facilities, the Joint Committee on Intelligence, the House Appropriations Committee, and its subcommittees on Department of Defense, District of Columbia, Treasury Postal Service and General Government, Legislative...
Dates: undated, 1956-1981

Dorothy C. Goodwin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0036
Abstract

Dorothy C. Goodwin was born in Hartford, CT, on 2 September 1914. Goodwin grew up in Connecticut and graduated magna cum laude from Smith College in 1937 (B.A., Sociology). In 1974, Goodwin returned to government service by winning a seat in the Connecticut General Assembly as a Democratic representative of the 54th district (includes Mansfield). She held positions on the Education, Finance and Human Services Committees, and co-chaired the Education Committee for much of her career.

Dates: undated, 1925-1995; Majority of material found within 1974-1992

John D. Dingell, Jr. , 2010-2011

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Content Note Contains: Optical Disks: CD labeled "Dodd OHP, Rep. John D. Dingell, Jr 3 MP3"; Correspondence: emails between people working on the Dodd Oral History Project, emails between the Dodd Oral History Project and the office of John D. Dingell, Jr., Business Card of the Press Secretary of John D. Dingell, Jr; Legal Documents: signed "Interviewee Permission Form", "Interviewee Agreement of Consent"; Photocopies: "Interviewee Permission Form", "Interviewee Agreement of Consent"; Transcripts:...
Dates: 2010-2011

Barbara B. Kennelly Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0369
Abstract

Barbara Bailey Kennelly represented Connecticut in Congress for 17 years, leaving in 1999 as the highest ranking woman member in the history of the House of Representatives to that time. The collection includes correspondence to and from constituents and colleagues, notes, research materials, speeches, official congressional documents, congressional records, press clips, photographs, audio and video tapes, and special interest reports.

Dates: undated, 1977-1998

Stewart B. McKinney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0049
Abstract

Stewart Brett McKinney, Congressman from Connecticut's Fourth District, was born in Pittsburgh, PA, 30 January 1931. McKinney served as a State Representative in Connecticut's General Assembly, 1966-1970 and was a minority leader of the State House of Representatives, 1969-1970. McKinney was first elected as a Republican from the 4th District to the 92nd Congress on 3 November 1970, and was re-elected 8 times, 1972-1986.

Dates: undated, 1970-1986

Jonathan Pelto Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0058
Abstract

The collection contains records documenting career of Jonathan Pelto in Connecticut State politics from 1972 through 1994.

Dates: 1972-1994

Photographs, 1982-1988

 File — Box 2013.0080_1
Scope and Content Note Materials Included: Woodstock 1st selectman, Appliance Energy Efficiency Standards, Day Care Insurance, International conference on terrorism, UJA dinner, Norwich Vets Center Opening, train to South Africa Consulate, Portraits in front of Capital, Meeting with Hussein, Energy and Commerce Subcomittee, Price-anderson Hearing, Energy Efficiency Press Conference, Holocaust Service, Town Meetings, Honger Conference, Mitchell Fundraiser, Groundwater hearing. Middletown Flooding, Acid Rain...
Dates: 1982-1988

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Edwin O. Smith, 1908]

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-0004
Abstract

Edwin O. Smith served as acting President of the Connecticut Agricultural College from April - September 1908. The one folder of correspondence pertains to the dual-job amendment before the Connecticut General Assembly in the late 1950s.

Dates: 1929-1958

Abraham Ribicoff Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-0043
Scope and content note The collection contains 21 reels of microfilm containing newsclippings of Senator Ribicoff's Gubernatorial and Senate careers. The reels that are numbered sequentially (1-20) contains scrapbooks of newsclippings kept throughout the Senator's senate career (1962-1979). Reel 21, "personality News" are newsclippings from Ribicoff's term as Governor of Connecticut (1958-1961). A poster from Mr. Ribicoff's run for Senate can be found in Series II of the Connecticut Political Collections, also...
Dates: 1958-1979

Lucille B. Ritvo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-0015
Abstract

Working from her Woodbridge, CT, home, Lucille B. Ritvo has been active in the state's political arena for decades. She chaired the Caucus of Connecticut Democrats, representing the liberal wing of the party in the early 1980s. She has worked in many political campaigns and chaired Joe Duffy's 1970 senatorial campaign (CT, 3rd District).

Dates: 1968-1988

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

Somersville Manufacturing Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-0030
Abstract

The Somersville Manufacturing Company was established in 1879 by Rockwell Keeney and produced fine woolens in Somersville, Connecticut. The company was run by members of the Keeney family for the 90 years of its existence. The collection consists of administrative and financial records, marketing materials, photographs, scrapbooks, and correspondence.

Dates: undated, 1867-2013

Stanley Israelite, 1969-2011

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Content Note File contains optical disks: a CD labeled "Stanley Israelite Disk" and a DVD titled "The Stanley Israelite Story" and a CD labeled "Howard Sacks Sacks Final Transcript"; Photocopies: signed "Interviewee Permission Form", "Interviewee Agreement of Consent", photocopies of correspondence, notes, and articles; Publications: print-outs of internet articles about Stanley Israelite; Correspondence: emails between interviewers and the interviewee; Notes, Transcript: of the interview of Stanley...
Dates: 1969-2011

University of Connecticut, Center for Oral History Interviews Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0025
Abstract

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

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