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Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Connecticut Soldiers Collection

Identifier: 1997-0101
Abstract An artificial collection, the Connecticut Soldiers Collection was created to provide a starting point for research concerning the experiences of Connecticut servicemen from the Civil War through the Vietnam War. The sources for the materials are provided in the collection.
Dates: undated, 1809-2000

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Linwood Aldrich Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2002-0027
Abstract The collection contains correspondence from Linwood Aldrich to his wife, Esther Aldrich, between 1943 and 1944.
Dates: undated, 1943-1944

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Fillipo D. Antonucci Papers

Identifier: 2017-0128
Abstract Correspondence, military records, photographs and memorabilia of Second Lieutenant Fillipo D. Antonucci of West Hartford, Connecticut. Lt. Antonucci served in the Army Air Corps from 1939 until he was reported missing in action in October 1944.
Dates: undated, 1936-1995; Majority of material found within 1939-1949

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Bernard C. Masopust Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2010-0074
Abstract Correspondence from Staff Sergeant Bernard "Barney" Masopust, USMC, to his wife during basic training (North Carolina) and service overseas in Japan, 1945-1946.
Dates: undated, 1945-1946

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Davis Family Correspondence

Identifier: 2007-0039
Abstract Collection contains letters to Carl and Lil Davis from their sons and relatives during World War II.
Dates: 1938-1945

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Donald C. Bliss Papers

Identifier: 2006-0177
Abstract Donald C. Bliss of Jewett City, Connecticut, served in a Forest Engineer Regiment, 48th Co. 20th Engineers, in France during the first World War.
Dates: undated, 1918-1919

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Filias J. Plourd Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2005-0142
Abstract Corporal Filias J. Plourd of Hartford, CT, served primarily in the post office of the 260th Infantry. A noncombatant over the age of thirty-five, his letters were sent primarily to his brother, Launce.
Dates: 1943-1946

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, George W. Hanford Papers

Identifier: 2005-0140
Abstract Correspondence, notes and postcards of Pfc. George W. Hanford of Kensington, Connecticut, a soldier in the medical corps of the 306th Field Artillery during World War I.
Dates: undated, 1917-1918

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Harlan P. Rugg Papers

Identifier: 2003-0079
Abstract Captain Harlan P. Rugg of Winchester Center, Connecticut, maintained a lengthy diary account of his activities from 1861 through 1864, describing many of the major battles of the conflict.
Dates: 1861-1864

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Burton Ingraham Papers

Identifier: 2002-0077
Abstract Corporal Burton Ingraham served in the 3580th QM Company, U.S. Army, and was stationed at Camp Polk, Louisiana before being shipped out to England and later France. The correspondence is primarly from Cpl. Ingraham to his wife, Gladys ("Butch") Forbes Ingraham, although there are also letters from Gladys' brother, Gerald Forbes, and several other acquaintances. A small portion of the collection contains information about the Colt Manufacturing Company in Hartford where Gladys was employed.
Dates: undated, 1941-1945

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Peter Lukoff Papers

Identifier: 2005-0143
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

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Phillip C. Edwards Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2005-0141
Abstract Yeoman 3rd Class Phillip C. Edwards of Norwich, CT, served on the submarine “U.S.S. Sand Lance” during World War II.
Dates: undated, 1938-1945

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Raymond Davis Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2009-0070
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, photographs and similar materials associated with the World War II experiences of Raymond G. Davis of Hartford, Connecticut.
Dates: undated, 1942-1946

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Raymond E. Hagedorn Papers

Identifier: 2002-0125
Abstract Personal letters between Major Raymond E. Hagedorn, his wife, and friends during the second World War. The letters describe his training at Fort Blanding, Florida and Fort Benning, Georgia in 1941, and follow him through his service in the pacific between September 1942 and April 1943. Beginning April 1943 the letters focus on his time at military hospitals both in and outside of the United States, and describe medical retirement from the Army. Also included in the collection are numerous...
Dates: undated, 1932-1946

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Ward Family Papers

Identifier: 2001-0014
Abstract Correspondence of four brothers, Bernard J. Ward, Edward J. Ward, Robert F. Ward and Thomas P. Ward of Newington, Connecticut. All the correspondence is directed to Bernard "Bernie" or his wife, Louise.
Dates: undated, 1942-1945

T.S. Gold Family Papers

Identifier: 1982-0002
Abstract Theodore Sedgwick Gold was born in Madison, New York. T.S. Gold graduated from Yale College in 1838 and then spent four years studying and teaching at academies in Goshen and Waterbury. He moved to Cornwall in 1842 to pursue a career in farming. Mr. Gold was a trustee of the Storrs Agricultural School from 1881 to 1901 and took an active role in promoting the school's growth and development throughout his lifetime.
Dates: undated, 1800-1907

Dorothy C. Goodwin Papers

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

George Mackley-Wilma Keyes Correspondence Collection

Identifier: 1998-0205
Abstract The collection contains correspondence between George Mackley and members of his family and University of Connecticut professor, Wilma Keyes.
Dates: 1949-1983

James Slater Papers

Identifier: 1998-0367
Abstract The James Slater papers documents Slater's career as a world renowned entomologist and faculty member at the University of Connecticut from 1953 until his retirement in 1988. The correspondence, diaries, notes, records, photographs and other materials also reflect Slater's research on milk glass and colonial gravestones.
Dates: 1937-2004