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Overview: Interviewer of various citizens of Ashfield, Massachusetts, who was under the direction of Joel Halpern of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Anthropology Department. Contains copies of typed notes from interviews, as well as names of the citizens who were interviewed.

Richard Archambault: Ashfield Oral Histories Collection

1968-1969
1 folder (0.5 linear inch)
Call no.: MS 42
Special Collections & University Archives | UMass Amherst Libraries | 154 Hicks Way | Amherst, Mass. 01003-9275 | scua@library.umass.edu | 413-545-2780

Contents of Collection

The collection consists of copies of typed notes on visits and interviews with various citizens of Ashfield, Massachusetts conducted during 1968 and 1969 by Richard Archambault under the direction of Joel Halpern of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Anthropology Dept. Some of the citizens interviewed were Mr. and Mrs. Peas, Mr. and Mrs. Steinmetz (minister), Mr. and Mrs. Harris (of the historical society), Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gray (farmer and teacher), and the Superintendent of Schools, as well as members of the school committee.

Administrative information

Access

The collection is open for research.

Language:

English

Provenance

Acquired from Joel Halpern, 1985.

Processing Information

Processed by SCUA Staff.

Acknowledgments

Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Copyright and Use (More informationConnect to publication information)

Cite as: Richard Archambault: Ashfield Oral Histories Collection (MS 42). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

Search terms

Subjects

  • Ashfield (Mass.)--History.

Genre terms

  • Oral histories.