Arms of a woman bathing a baby in a stainless steel sink.

Bathing baby in sink, Montague Farm Commune, April 1971

Open by appointment

SCUA’s reading room is now open to the UMass community and the general public. We will remain by appointment only until August 2nd, when we will be fully staffed. You can book an appointment on our appointment page.

Research and permissions requests

SCUA continues to monitor our main email address,, and we do our best to respond to all inquiries within two business days.

For information about copyright and permissions, see our permission to publish page

We have a reduced staff onsite and can fulfill copy requests on a limited basis. Requests are fulfilled in the order they are received. Depending on the nature of the copies requested, we may not be able to make as many copies per researcher as we typically can. For more information about our copy policy, visit our copy requests page.

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