The contents of this section are adapted from A Short History of the University of Hartford, compiled by Humphrey Tonkin, 1998. This site was developed by University Libraries Technologies in conjunction with the Office of the President.
|Chapter Name||Chapter Title|
|Foreword||Professor Peter Breit|
|Preface||President Emeritus Humphrey Tonkin|
|The Presidents||1959 to present|
|Chapter One||How It All Got Started|
|Chapter Two||A University for Hartford|
|Chapter Three||Consolidation and Expansion|
|Chapter Four||A National Institution|
|Chapter Five||A University for the World|
|Chapter Six||Into the Next Century|
|University Gallery||University Photos—1955–1998|
Most of the works cited in the text may be found in the Archives of the University of Hartford, located in the Mortensen Library. They include a 250-page manuscript history by Alice Cooke Brown, who chaired the History Department of Hillyer College, and who completed the manuscript in 1959. It is supplemented by an additional manuscript, Glimpses into the History of Hartford and Its University, of 1960. Published materials used for the present text include:
We remind alumni and friends of the University that we are always interested in adding to the archives letters, articles, photographs, and reminiscences, or any other material that will keep the story of the University. More photos.