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New York (State)

 Subject
Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Leroy Y. Beaujon Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0042
Abstract

Payroll vouchers, correspondence, timetables, photographs, reports, maps and plans, photocopies, newspaper clippings, and other research material related to the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, the Central New England Railway, and its predecessor railroad lines.

Please note that selected photographs from this collection are available in the UConn Library digital repository at http://archives.lib.uconn.edu/

Dates: undated, 1866-2004

Richard C. Carpenter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-0105
Abstract

Richard C. Carpenter was the author of A Railroad Atlas of the United States in 1946, a five volume set published by Johns Hopkins University Press. The papers include handdrawn original railroad track and signal maps drawn by Mr. Carpenter, Henry T. Wilhelm and William Bruce Coughlin, of railroads in the Mid-Atlantic States, New York and New England, and Indiana, Lower Michigan, and Ohio, that Mr. Carpenter used for research for the atlas.

Dates: 1889-2010

Frederick W. Chesson Connecticut Iron Industry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0114
Abstract

Resident of Waterbury, Connecticut, and historian of Connecticut business and industry. Collection includes collected literature about the early iron industry in the United States, particularly Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Dates: undated, 1920-1949

Diane Di Prima Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0042
Abstract

Diane Di Prima, best known for her work as a Beat poet and writer, was born 6 August 1934 in Brooklyn, New York. She attended Swarthmore College (1951-1953). Di Prima has received National Endowment for the Arts grants in 1966 for Poets Press and in 1973. She writes nonfiction, autobiographies, journals, essays, poetry and plays.

Dates: undated, 1934-1990

Eleanor Estes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0049
Abstract

The collection contains professional and personal correspondence, photographs, drafts, essays, newspaper clippings and ephemera related to Estes long career as a children's book author and illustrator.

Dates: undated, 1900-2005

Farrel Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-0053
Abstract The Farrel Company was founded in 1848 in Ansonia, Connecticut, by Almon Farrel and his son Franklin, and made brass and iron castings, wooden mortise gears and parts for water-power plants. By the 1860s the company was producing rollng mill equipment for the rapidly expanding copper and brass industries, and pioneered in the development of processing machinery for the rubber industry. Other items produced included stone and ore crushers, iron rolls (used for milling) and processing...
Dates: undated, 1800-1993

Charles B. Gunn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0001
Abstract

The Charles B. Gunn Collection consists of papers produced by and about Gunn, as well as materials he collected of historical information about the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company, Penn Central, Amtrak, and Conrail. The collection includes photographs taken by Gunn when he served as official photographer for the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company, in the mid-1950s.

Dates: undated, 1834-2002

Handicapped Homemaker Project - Bellevue, N.Y., [1956-1959]

 File — Box-folder 449:1243: [Barcode: 39153019280611]
Identifier: 1988-0010/RG4/Series1/Box449:1243
Scope and Content Note From the Series:

Approximately 131,500 negatives documenting all aspects of University life and the town and residents of Storrs, Connecticut.

Dates: [1956-1959]

J. P. Harrington and Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0007
Abstract

The collection consists of the financial records of J.P. Harrington and Company, general merchants of Collinsville, Connecticut.

Dates: 1860-1900

Robert Kelly Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-0081
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence between George Minkoff, Robert Kelly, and "Button," primarily in regard to the publication of a broadside of Common Shore, Book 5.

Dates: 1967-1969

Alan M. Levitt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0125
Abstract

The collection consists of five unpublished writings compiled, annotated, or written by Mr. Levitt, a historical consultant of Fresh Meadows, New York.

Dates: undated, 2002-2004, 2013

William P. McDermott Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0180
Abstract The collection consists of payroll vouchers, traffic vouchers, correspondence, deposit slips, financial documents and other materials associated with the Hartford & New Haven Railroad, the Central New England Railway, the Philadephia, Reading & New England Railroad, the New York & Boston Railroad and other railroad lines in southern New England and eastern New York. Much of the correspondence is to John Brock, president of the Philadelphia, Reading & New England Railroad and...
Dates: 1835-1935

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Map and Blueprint Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0140
Abstract:

This collection has not yet been organized for unassisted research use. Researchers wishing to access this collection must make prior arrangements with the Curator before visiting Archives & Special Collections. Maps and blueprints of portions of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, which ran from 1872 to 1969 in Connecticut, Massachusetts, eastern New York and into New York City, and Rhode Island. A searchable database is available in repository.

Dates: 1900-1970

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0009
Abstract

The corporate records of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad document the history and impact of the system that dominated railroad transportation in southern New England from 1872 to 1969.

Dates: undated, 1760-1980

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Station and Structure Drawings Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0138
Abstract The collection consists of 306 architectural drawings of 40 railroad stations, engine houses, signal stations and towers, and auxiliary buildings built by the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad from 1886 to 1964. The maps are organized by job number; following the description of each plan is its print number. Two of the stations were designed by prominent architects Henry Bacon and Cass Gilbert. The collection also includes one gate sign, ca. 1920s, from Back Bay Station in...
Dates: 1887-1993

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

North East Map Organization (NEMO) Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0044
Abstract The purpose of the North East Map Organization (NEMO) is to serve as a unifying body for all who use maps and cartographic information in the Northeast; increase communication between all parties interested in maps; and work with state, regional and national associations and government agencies in the dissemination of maps and cartographic information. The states that comprise the region of interest to NEMO include: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New...
Dates: undated, 1985-2006

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

Rudberg (Bernard L.) Research Collection of the Central New England Railway

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-0043
Abstract The collection consists of tour guidebooks compiled by Bernard L. Rudberg of photocopies of photographs, maps, correspondence, and documents related to the history of the Central New England Railway, which ran from Maybrook, New York, to Hartford, Connecticut, in the period between 1898 and 1927, at which point it was taken over by the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad. Mr. Rudberg creates the books for the participants of an annual guided bus tour he coordinates, in April or May...
Dates: 2002-2015

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

Sargent and Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-0038
Abstract Sargent and Company was a manufacturer of locks and hardware, with headquarters in New Haven, Connecticut. Originally established in New York City as a commission business, Sargent and Company relocated to New Britain, Connecticut, several years later under the name J. B. Sargent & Company. Unable to expand at this location, Sargent purchased land in New Haven, Connecticut, and moved the company, one hundred employees and their families on 1 May 1865. By 1887, the plant had expanded to...
Dates: undated, 1720-1955

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

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

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

University Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0041
Abstract

This is an artificial collection of publications, timetables, forms, reports, track diagrams and charts, equipment blueprints, maps, drawings and artwork, and photographs almost exclusively associated with the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and its predecessor railroad lines, gathered from many donors and purchases.

Dates: undated, 1841-2006

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

Leonard Weisgard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-0050
Abstract

The Leonard Weisgard Papers document the creative processes of this award-winning author and illustrator, with his book art, commercial and promotional illustration, correspondence, and an extensive reference material series. The collection was donated in 2009 by Weisgard's children, Abigail, Christina and Ethan, all of whom reside in Denmark.

Dates: undated, 1937-2000