Edmund S. Valtman sketches
6 original editorial cartoons drawn for the HARTFORD TIMES.
Theodore Monaghan papers
A scrapbook, containing clippings and photographs of Monaghan and his art works; 6 sketches; 2 clippings and 2 reproductions of works of art; and photographs of Monaghan in his studio and of his art works.
Research material on lithographs produced by the Kellogg lithographic firm
E.B. & E.C. Kellogg (Firm)
D.W. Kellogg & Co
Papers compiled by Adams relating to lithographs produced by the Kellogg family lithographers of Hartford, Conn., including a bibliography prepared by Adams of sources for the study of the lithographs; a 2 p. transcript of an interview with William Bulkeley, President of the Kellogg & Bulkeley Co., about the thematic content of …
Wadsworth Atheneum scrapbooks
40 scrapbooks containing letters, photographs, exhibition catalogs and announcements, and clippings.
Hartford, Connecticut Bridge Collection
The collection consists of an album of 208 mounted photographs documenting the Connecticut River Bridge in Hartford, Connecticut. Subjects include the bridge, approaches, and street construction work.
Pratt & Whitney Company Scrapbook
Scrapbook kept by the Pratt & Whitney Company, Hartford, Connecticut, manufacturers of general purpose machine tools; contains correspondence, price lists and quotes, and sales literature from U.S. and foreign companies to Pratt and Whitney in reply to requests for information and prices of machinery and tools; copies of business cards from …
Emmet Mercury Boiler Records
Foster Wheeler Corporation
Stone and Webster.
General Electric Company
The Emmet Mercury Boiler Records contains information about General Electric Company and Hartford Electric Light Company's development, installation, and use of William Le Roy Emmet's mercury boiler units. The mercury boiler units used mercury fluid along with steam power to improve cycle efficiency in converting coal or oil to electric power. The collection contains articles, news clippings, reports, instruction manuals, log books, data sheets, photographs, and drawings related to the experimental unit installed at Dutch Point, Connecticut, and the first commercial use of a mercury boiler at the South Meadow Station in Hartford, Connecticut.
Gerber Fabric Cutter Video Documentation
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
The Gerber Fabric Cutter S-70 is part of a systematic approach to layout and cutting that has revolutionized the needle trades. This video history contains original, master, and reference videos, Dictaphone microcassettes, and tape digests and notes documenting the development, operation and use of the Gerber Fabric Cutter S-70 in three locations: H.I.S., Inc., in Bruceton, Tennessee (Chic blue jeans use of cuter); General Motors in Grand Rapids, Michigan (automotive use of the cutter); and Gerber Scientific Instrument Company in Hartford, Connecticut (Gerber corporate office and invention factory). The video footage documents H. Joseph Gerber, engineers, assembly workers, operators, and other technicians who worked with the cutter at the three locations. The footage from the Tennessee and Michigan sites provides insight into the complexity of introducing a new technology into the workplace and documents operators and managers discussing the effect of the cutter on workflow, quality, personnel, and attitudes towards the job. The footage from the Connecticut site documents the engineers who developed the cutter and provides valuable insight into the invention process. This collection includes oral history audio tapes, original, master, and reference videos, and notes documenting visits to Bruceton, Tennessee, Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Hartford, Connecticut.
James Britton papers
The papers of painter and writer James Britton measure 4.5 linear feet and date from circa 1905-1984, with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1905-1935. The bulk of the papers consist of 49 diaries dating from 1918-1935, plus notebooks of diary excerpts, that chronicle Britton's daily activities and include lists, illustrations, and drafts of correspondence. Additional papers include biographical information compiled by the Britton family; scattered business and financial records; correspondence, including copies of Britton's letters to the editors of the Hartford Courant and the Hartford Times; additional writings and notes that include drafts and manuscripts of an autobiography, drafts of articles for his publication Art Opus, and other writings; sketches and a woodcut print; printed materials, including clippings of his published writings for Art Review International, Book Notes, and Opus; and one photograph of Britton and of works of art.
Meyer Later World War I Collection
Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and artifacts documenting Meyer Later, a World War I veteran who served with the United States Army in France between September, 1918 and April, 1919.