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Sheila Rainford Collection

1978-1984
1 vol. (0.25 linear feet)
Call no.: MS 426

A resident of Amherst, Mass., and member of the UMass class of 1965, Sheila Rainford has had a strong interest in local history for many years and has been a staunch supporter of the Jones Library. She is co-editor with Ruth Owen Jones of a book on local agricultural history, Harvesting History: Amherst Massachusetts Farms, 1750-2010 (Amherst, Mass., 2010).

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Background on Sheila Rainford

A resident of Amherst, Mass., and member of the UMass class of 1965, Sheila Rainford has had a strong interest in local history for many years and has been a staunch supporter of the Jones Library. She is co-editor with Ruth Owen Jones of a book on local agricultural history, Harvesting History: Amherst Massachusetts Farms, 1750-2010 (Amherst, Mass., 2010).

Scope of collection

Sheila Rainford's collection includes eight audiotapes of lectures on .

Inventory

Abramson, Doris: History of the Jones Library
ca.1980
Hollingworth, Deborah: Marketing your design and product
1983 Sept. 27
2 tapes
Kaynor, David: The David Kaynor family [Music Series at the Jones Library]
1978 Aug. 10
McLaughlin, Fred: Personal recollections
1984 Sept. 11
Mead, Senta: Sewing as a business
1983 Sept. 27
Moebius, Miriam: The recorder family [Music Series at the Jones Library]
1978 Mar. 4
Smith, David and family: One family's way with music [Music Series at the Jones Library]
1978 Feb. 18

Administrative information

Access

The collection is open for research.

Provenance

Gift of Sheila Rainford, 2001 (2001-026).

Processing Information

Processed by I. Eliot Wentworth, Dec. 2015.

Language:

English

Copyright and Use (More information )

Cite as: Sheila Rainford Collection (MS 426). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

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Subjects

  • Abramson, Doris E.
  • Amherst (Mass.)--History
  • Hollingworth, Deborah
  • Jones Library
  • Kaynor, David
  • McLaughlin, Fred
  • Mead, Senta
  • Moebius, Miriam
  • Smith, David

Contributors

  • Rainford, Sheila [main entry]

Genres and formats

  • Audio cassettes
  • Oral histories

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