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Universities and colleges

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Found in 89 Collections and/or Records:

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

Faculty Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-0005
Abstract

The Faculty Club of the Connecticut Agricultural College was founded in 1915. It was established as a social organization open to "all male members of the several college staffs whose names appear in the catalog."

Dates: 1915-1968

University of Connecticut, Faculty Meeting Minutes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0234
Abstract

An artificial collection of meeting minutes of various faculty groups.

Dates: 1920-1997

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

Donald and Margaret Gaylord Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0042
Abstract

The collection contains calendars, correspondence and personal materials created or acquired during the Gaylord family's association with the University.

Dates: undated, 1925-1984

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

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

University of Connecticut, History Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0039
Abstract

Materials pertaining to the programs and activities of the department.The collection contains materials from the history department during from the 1950s through the early twenty-first century. It contains the department's administrative records, along with correspondence, news clippings, notes, publications, financial records, and awards.

Dates: 1950-2006

A. William Hoglund Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0045
Abstract

The collection contains the administrative records of Dr. A. William Hoglund, Professor of History at the University of Connecticut from 1961 until his retirement in 1997.

Dates: 1868-1997

University of Connecticut, Institute of Water Resources Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-0074
Abstract

The Institute of Water Resources was established in 1964 to encourage basic and applied research and to develop technical competence in the broad field of water resources.

Dates: 1969-1986

International Women's Year Conference Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-0003
Abstract

The Connecticut State conference of the International Women's Year was held at the University of Bridgeport on 11-12 June 1977. The women's conference was sponsored by the National Committee on the Observance of International Women's Year in order to elect delegates to attend the National Conference in Houston in November and to adopt resolutions to present to the National Conference.

Dates: 1973-1980

Wilma Keyes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0019
Abstract

Wilma Belknap Keyes was an assistant professor at the University of Connecticut School of Home Economics from 1938-1963. During her tenure she developed and taught over 20 new art courses and saw the beginning of the School of Fine Arts as a distinct department from the School of Home Economics.

Dates: undated, 1926-1972

University of Connecticut, Labor Education Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1981-0005
Abstract

First established as a program within the Labor Management Institute in 1946, the Labor Education evolved into a separate center in 1961. Its purpose is to fulfill the educational, consultation, and research needs of the state's unions.

Dates: undated, 1948-1970

University of Connecticut Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-0024
Scope and Content The University of Connecticut Library's (UCL) collection contains library office files from 1940-to the present, including accession records dating back to 1882. The collection includes the files of university librarians, staff members, and several directors of the university library, as well as meeting minutes, staff and personnel records, and records concerning the construction of Homer Babbidge Library.The files and official records of several UCL committees, teams and...
Dates: undated, 1882-

Life Science Building, 1962

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1988-0010/RG4/Series1/Box447:1171
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: 1962

Literary Correspondence and Manuscripts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-0078
Abstract

Artificial collection created by Special Collections prior to 1995.

Dates: undated, 1835-1990

University of Connecticut, Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1971-0002
Abstract

The Loeb Awards were designed to reward authors whose writings in business and finance report explain the mechanics, strengths, problems, and values of American capitalism and enterprise. The Advisory Board of the Loeb Awards at the University of Connecticut sought those meritorious journalistic contributions which combined superior writing, clarity, accuracy, and analysis of subjects of import to the growth and development of the American enterprise system.

Dates: 1958-1961

Francis T. Maloney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0010
Abstract

Francis T. Maloney was a United States Senator from 1934 until his death in 1945. Previous to that, he was a Congressman and, before that, Mayor of his hometown, Meriden, Connecticut. During World War I he was a member of the U.S. Naval Reserve Force.

Dates: undated, 1931-1959

Elizabeth E. May Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0119
Abstract

A noted educator, administrator, writer and researcher, Dr. May joined the faculty of the University of Connecticut in 1952 as Dean of the School of Home Economics at the University of Connecticut. She retired from the University in 1964.

Dates: undated, 1901-1996

Garry A. Miles Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0145
Abstract

Garry A. Miles was an instructor at the University of Connecticut from 1933 (Extension, Asst. Poultryman 1933-?; Instructor, Poultry Husbandry by 1940-1943).

Dates: undated, 1926-1969

University of Connecticut, Office of Public Information Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0011
Abstract

The office created, handled and distributed the official communications of the instituions with the public and press communities. These operations were transferred to the Athletic Communications Office and the University Relations Office (currently known as University Communications) in 1977-19782 and 2000, respectively.

Dates: undated, 1918-1989

University of Connecticut, Ombudsman's Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0019
Abstract

The records of the Ombudsman's Office Records contains case files, administrative records, fliers, news clippings, and legal documents from the period the office existed at the university. The Office of the Ombudsman at the University of Connecticut was an office that was founded to mediate disputes among university members. The ombudsman acted as an impartial arbitrator who helped resolve disputes within the university community and was an advocate for fairness and equality.

Dates: 1970-1990

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

Marie F. and James S. Peters II Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0062
Abstract

The collection contains the professional papers of Marie Ferguson Peters, the first African American Professor at the University (Home Economics, 1963), and her husband, psychologist James S. Peters II. Drafts and proofs of Dr. James Peters' work is also included in the collection.

Dates: undated, 1948-2005

University of Connecticut, Phi Kappa Phi Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-0054
Abstract

Petition to receive a charter from the Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi was begun and the local chapter organized in 1951. The Society itself was organized in 1897 to recognize and encourage superior scholarship in all academic disciplines. Admission is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a local chapter

Dates: 1951-1994

Arthur J. Pierpont Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1985-0022
Abstract

Arthur Joseph Pierpont was born 3 December 1876. He was a 1895 graduate of Storrs Agricultural College, now the University of Connecticut. A noted authority on agricultural matters, Mr. Pierpont was a member of the Waterbury Milk Producers Association, Trustee of his alma mater (Connecticut Agricultural College as of 1899) and manager of the College's Gilbert Farm, a working farm in Georgetown, Connecticut, bequeathed to the College in 1906.

Dates: undated, 1902-1931

University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [George W. Flint, 1898-1901]

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0024
Abstract

George W. Flint was born 2 March 1844 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. He graduated from Bates College in 1871 and had been connected with educational institutions in New Hampshire and Maine before coming to Connecticut. Prior to becoming president, Flint was associated with the Collinsville (CT) schools.

Dates: 1900