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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Danbury Preservation Trust Records

Identifier: MS 039
Abstract The Danbury Preservation Trust had its beginnings in 1978 during a faculty developed summer course entitled Living History, Reading the Connecticut Landscape, taught by Dr. Herbert F. Janick, Professor of History at Western Connecticut State College. After formal incorporation in January 1979, he became the Trust’s first president. The records of the Danbury Preservation Trust span the years 1978-1997. The collection includes surveys to identify structures...
Dates: 1959-2001

Danbury Remembers, Conversations With a Community : Danbury History Project Oral Histories.

Identifier: OH 001

Oral histories from the Danbury Remembers project. The goal of the project was to record a series of oral history interviews with various present and past residents of Danbury.

Dates: 2002-2004

Edward Eliscu Papers

Identifier: MS 040

Edward Eliscu, actor, lyricist, playwright, screen and songwriter, producer, and director was born in New York City on April 26, 1902. The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, scripts, lyrics, music, and other writings.

Dates: 1969-1998 , (Bulk 1971-1990); Majority of material found within 1971 - 1990

Greater Danbury Intercultural Association

Identifier: MS 064

This collection contains many clippings, administrative materials, and materials related to the different international pavillions. The collection also contains 60 tapes and supporting materials of interviews conducted through by Greater Danbury Intercultural Association to document the contituent groups that make up the greater Danbury area.

Dates: 1980-1993

Herbert F. Janick Jr. Papers

Identifier: MS 012

The Herbert F. Janick Papers span the years 1889-2003 and consist mainly of Janick’s historical research (focused on CT and Danbury) for his many articles and in particular for his book on the history of Western Connecticut State University. The collection includes many oral history interviews conducted by Janick and many conducted by his students.

Dates: 1889-2002

Howard Dunham Barlow Collection

Identifier: MS 001

Howard Dunham Barlow was a radio pioneer, musician, composer, arranger and conductor. The Howard Dunham Barlow Collection consists of correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, recordings, original compositions, published choral arrangements, CBS program logs, scrapbooks, oral history, orchestral arrangements and works, prospective scripts, reviews of concerts, phonograph records, photographs, and writings.

Dates: 1911-2000, (Bulk 1920-1958)

Jack Friel University History Collection

Identifier: MS 004
Abstract The Jack Friel University History Collection is his work in gathering information about the history of this university. Starting in 1976, under a grant authorized by the WestConn Foundation, Friel began to collect information about the history of then named Western Connecticut State College with the intended goal of writing the history of the college. Friel, who was a former graduate student, took on the task with the help of two students, Ronald Douglas and Sandy Connor. When it became...
Dates: 1850-1978 , (Bulk 1976-1977); Majority of material found within 1976 - 1977

James E. Dyer Papers

Identifier: MS 052
Abstract James Edmund Dyer, graduate of Western Connecticut State College and politician, was born in Danbury, Connecticut, on September 20, 1946. His papers span the years 1900 to 2008, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1970 to 1990, primarily documenting his work as Mayor of Danbury, Connecticut. Information regarding his activities at Western Connecticut State College, his two terms as Trustee of the Connecticut State Colleges, and State Representative for the 110th District is also...
Dates: 1908-2010; Majority of material found within

James Furman Papers

Identifier: MS 006

James Furman was born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1937 and was a college professor/Composer. The collection includes audio recordings of original material, performance programs, and biographical information.

Dates: 1963-1997

Truman A. Warner Papers

Identifier: MS 026
Abstract Warner spent 37 years as a teacher and administrator and was also a board member and former president of the Scott-Fanton Museum, now known as the Danbury Museum and Historical Society. During his tenure, he supervised and contributed to numerous museum exhibits. The Warner Collection consists of writings, photographs, miscellanea, research notes and papers documenting Warner’s life as a World War II medic, author, historian and historical researcher. The bulk of the collection contains an...
Dates: 1725-1997, (Bulk 1940-1997); Majority of material found within 1940 - 1997

University Governance Records

Identifier: RG 3

The records in this collection contain materials regarding agreements between the University and: the Administrative and Residual Employee Union, Local 4200; American Association of University Professors; New England Regional Student Services; the State Board of Education; and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. It also includes materials regarding the Community Relations Program, Faculty Handbooks, and University Senate minutes.

Dates: 1941-2016