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Education

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Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

American Association of University Professors, University of Connecticut Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0132
Abstract The UConn Chapter was established on 27 April 1932 when the constitution was adopted and officers elected. The Chapter title changed several times, reflecting the growth and development of the institution: Connecticut Agricultural College (1932-1933), Connecticut State College (1933-1939), and University of Connecticut (1939-present). The purpose of the national organization is to promote a “powerful body of informed opinion among university teachers and investigators of America” through the...
Dates: undated, 1931-1981

American Association of University Women, Connecticut Division Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0003
Abstract The American Association of University Women (AAUW) was founded in 1886 as an organization of female college graduates. The first meeting of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae (ACA) was held in Washington, D.C., on January 14, 1886. The first Connecticut branch of ACA was formed in 1892, shortly after Yale University began admitting female graduate students. The ACA was reorganized in 1920 and on May 1 the first meeting of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae Branches and College Clubs...
Dates: undated, 1895-2014

American Montessori Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0230
Abstract

The American Montessori Society (AMS) Records document the history of an important American educational organization, and consist of printed, typescript, and handwritten materials; sound recordings; films; photographs; and slides. The collection, although not complete, reflects AMS's professional and administrative activities and also provides historical information about the Montessori system of education in general.

Dates: undated, 1907-2015

University of Connecticut, Cabinet Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0161
Abstract

Minutes of meetings between the President and Vice Presidents of the University.

Dates: 1979-1990

Fred Cazel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0006
Abstract

Fred A. Cazel, Jr., professor of History (1948-1988)at the University of Connecticut from 1948-1988. Active in many professional and University committees, Dr. Cazel died in July 2011.

Dates: undated, 1939-1992

University of Connecticut Centennial Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1981-0002
Abstract

Collection contains significant documentation of the University's Centennial Celebration which took place in the academic year 1980-1981.

Dates: undated, 1978-1981

University of Connecticut, Centennial Coordinating Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1981-0003
Abstract

The Centennial Coordinating Committee was responsible for the extensive planning of the university of Connecticut's centennial celebration. The official observance of its 100th anniversary began 23 September 1980. William C. Orr served as chairman of the committee from its inception in 1979 to a successful conclusion at the Ninety-Eighth Annual Commencement, 24 May 1981.

Dates: undated, 1964-1981

University of Connecticut, Center for Italian Studies Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1975-0002
Abstract

The Center began operation during the 1967/1968 academic year and served as an interdisciplinary focus for the study of modern Italy. The Center was active in establishing courses, contacts abroad and increasing the level of appropriate library acquisitions. The Center was discontinued at the end of the 1974/1975 academic year.

Dates: undated, 1967-1975

University of Connecticut, Child Development Laboratories Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-0018
Abstract

The Child Development Laboratories (CDL) are part of the School of Family Studies and serve the university, community and state as a model demonstration laboratory center.

Dates: undated, 1961-2010

Hugh Clark Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-0016
Abstract

Hugh Clark received his bachelor's degree from Clark University in 1934 and a doctoral degree from the University of Michigan in 1941. He was employed by the University of Iowa from 1945 to 1947, when he joined the faculty at the University of Connecticut. Clark specialized in developmental biology and retired from the University in 1983. The collection contains correspondence, administrative, professional and personnel files relating to Clark's responsibilities and interests.

Dates: undated, 1947-1998

University of Connecticut, University Senate Commission on University Governance Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0242
Abstract

In 1971, a Commission was established to investigate proposals for University governance and report back to the University community. Dr. Albert Cohen chaired the Commission.

Dates: undated, 1968-1972

University of Connecticut, Committee of Five Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-0002
Abstract In March of 1953, a Committee of Five was appointed by the standing committee of the University Senate (acting at the request of the administration) to investigate the charge that four members of the faculty, Paul Zilsel, Robert Glass, Harold Lewis, and Emanuel Margolis, were communists. Committee members included Fred A. Cazel, Jr., Harold G. Halcrow, C. Albert Kind, Arthur L. Wood, and Marcel Kessel as Chairman. In a unanimous report, the committee recommended to the Board of Trustees that...
Dates: [1953]-1956

University of Connecticut, Committee on Degrees with Distinction Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0263
Abstract

The collection contains memoranda, minutes, examinations and questions pertaining to the development of a comprehensive examination program at the University of Connecticut for undergraduates culminating in the ability of students to graduate with distinction from their degree programs.

Dates: 1930-1948

Connecticut League for Nursing Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0083
Abstract Administrative records of the Connecticut League for Nursing whose mission is to: foster partnerships between academic and clinical nursing leaders; facilitate access to formal nursing education programs in the State of Connecticut; provide affordable, accessible, and contemporary continuing education programs and forums; and support the National League for Nursing's initiatives related to Nurse Faculty Development, Nursing Research and Nursing Workforce Demographics (from CLN mission...
Dates: undated, 1952-2003

Connecticut School Desegregation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0044
Abstract

The Connecticut School Desegregation Collection consisits of materials related to the legal issues surrounding school desegregation in Hartford and Bridgeport, Connecticut. The collection provides an overview of the regional and national concerns in the area of desegregation, and two court cases that fought to bring an end to school segregation and discrimination.

Dates: 1965-1994

Connecticut State Labor Council, AFL-CIO Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-0080
Abstract

In 1957, the Connecticut Federation of Labor and the Connecticut State Industrial Union Council (CSIUC) merged to form the Connecticut State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, generally referred to today as the Connecticut State AFL-CIO. The stated purpose of the new organization was to provide a more effective means of promoting and coordinating the principles and objectives of the AFL-CIO in Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1909-1994

Connecticut Training School for Nurses Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-0021
Abstract

The Connecticut Training School (CTS) for Nurses opened in 1873 and closed in 1926. The Connecticut Training School for Nurses Alumnae Association was formed in January 1891 and was dissolved in 1964. An addition to the collection includes correspondence and notes from individuals associated with the establishment of CTS.

Dates: 1891-1964

Robert Creeley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-0008
Abstract

Robert Creeley attended Harvard University, Black Mountain College and University of New Mexico. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Creeley has written novels, short stories, plays, screenplays, poetry, literary criticism and history. Creeley died in 2005.

Dates: undated, circa 1940-1978

Crisis at UConn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-0115
Abstract

In the late 1960s, the University experienced significant changes, disruption and unrest among the faculty and student body. The white paper provides some documentation and background for this period.

Dates: 1968-1969

Charlotte M. Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-0006
Abstract

The collection consists of materials that primarily document the lives and concerns of educated middle class young women of the mid-nineteenth century.

Dates: undated, 1794-1960

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

Diaries Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0029
Abstract Diaries dating from the 19th century provide information on mid-century farm life, social activities, local travel and education at a one room school. Two “thoughts diaries” of the same period give one man's views on Christianity, human nature and slavery. Travel journals from the later part of the century describe trips through European countries; these also contain information on transportation and lodging. Those dating from the 20th century reveal much about the life of a Connecticut...
Dates: 1851-1943

Edwin O. Smith High School Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0294
Abstract

In 1955, the Connecticut General Assembly authorized funding for the construction of a junior-senior high school in Mansfield, Connecticut, to be administered by the University of Connecticut. The school opened in the fall of 1958 and remained a division of the UConn School of Education until the summer of 1987.

Dates: undated, 1956-1968

Mildred P. French Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-0041
Abstract

Mildred P. French was the Dean of Women and Home Economics at the University of Connecticut from 1928 until her retirement in 1953.

Dates: undated, 1930-1968

T.S. Gold Family Papers

 Collection
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

 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

Greater Hartford Labor Council, AFL-CIO Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1983-0004
Abstract

The Greater Hartford Labor Council (GHLC) was formed in 1957. All local unions belonging to an international affiliated to the AFL-CIO or affiliated to the AFL-CIO directly are able to join the central labor body in their region upon payment of dues.

Dates: undated, 1947-1982

John C. Greene Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-0008
Abstract

John Colton Greene (b. 1917) was a Professor of History at the University of Connecticut from 1967 until his retirement twenty years later. His research interests included history of evolutionary ideas in Western thought, early American science, and the historical relations of science, religion, and world view.

Dates: undated, 1952-2005

Charles G. Hall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0006
Abstract

The Charles G. Hall Papers contain correspondence, diaries, family papers, scrapbooks, photographs, publications, and other papers, relating to Hall's personal life, student days at Connecticut Agricultural College, activities as doorkeeper of Connecticut House of Representatives, state politics, events at University of Connecticut, and family affairs.

Dates: undated, 1828-1972

University of Connecticut, Handicapped Homemaker Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-0005
Abstract

The project lasted five years and was officially titled “Work Simplification in the Area of Child Care for Physically Handicapped Women”. The main work of the project took place between 1955 and 1960.

Dates: undated, 1954-1972