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League of Women Voters of Amherst (Amherst, Mass.)

League of Women Voters of Amherst Records, 1939-2001.

60 boxes (33 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 296

Non-partisan political organization based in Amherst, Massachusetts that influences public policy through education and advocacy by registering voters, organizing candidate forums, publishing voting guides, and disseminating general information on the legislative process and the functioning of government on the local, state, and federal levels.

Includes minutes, annual reports, financial records, publications, extensive files on specific programs, photographs, video- and audio-tapes, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings. Also contains information on two league members who rose to national prominence: Lucy Wilson Benson (Under Secretary of State in the federal government in 1977) and Jane F. Garvey (Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration in 1997).

Subjects

  • Amherst (Mass.)--Politics and government
  • Education--Massachusetts--Amherst--History
  • Housing--Massachusetts--Amherst--History
  • Massachusetts--Politics and government--1951-

Contributors

  • Benson, Lucy Wilson
  • Garvey, Jane F
  • League of Women Voters of Amherst (Amherst, Mass.)

Types of material

  • Oral histories
  • Photographs
  • Scrapbooks

Valley Peace Center (Amherst, Mass.)

Valley Peace Center Records, 1965-1973.

28 boxes (13.5 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 301

In the summer of 1967, members of University of Massachusetts Amherst campus groups, such as the Faculty Group on War and Peace and the Students for Political Action, joined with individuals from other area colleges and from the community at large to form the Valley Peace Center of Amherst for the purposes of opposing the Vietnam War, providing draft counseling, eliciting pledges from the government to avoid first use of nuclear and biological weapons, and reduction of the power of the “military-industrial complex”. The Center was active for more than five and a half years, drawing its financial support largely from the community and its human resources from student and community volunteers.

Correspondence, minutes, volunteer and membership lists, financial records, newsletters, questionnaires, notes, petitions, clippings, posters, circulars, pamphlets, periodicals, other printed matter, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to alternative service, boycotts, war tax resistance, prison reform, environmental quality, and political candidates.

Subjects

  • Amherst (Mass.)--Social conditions--20th century
  • Draft--United States--History
  • Pacifists--Massachusetts
  • Peace movements--Massachusetts--Amherst
  • Social movements--Massachusetts--Amherst
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements--Massachusetts--Amherst
  • Westover Air Force Base (Mass.)--History--20th century

Contributors

  • Valley Peace Center (Amherst, Mass.)

Types of material

  • Ephemera
  • Pamphlets

Concordance for the Archives, PQ

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P

Pagan Association, UMass (Religious Groups) (1989- )
RG-45/70/P3
Paintings
see Portraits (Iconographic Materials) RG-182/2
see also Water Color Paintings (Memorabilia, general) RG-183/5
Pakistani Student Association (PSA) (1996- )
RG-45/40/P2
Pan Hellenic Council (1959-1983)
RG-45/90/P3
see also Social Union (1872-1940) RG-45/90/S6
Pandemonia (1971-1972)
RG-25/S7/00
Panoramic Photos
RG-170
PAP
see Photo Archives Project (PAP) RG-172
Parachute Club, Sport (1975-1995)
RG-45/40/P3
Parchment, The Sylvan
see Sylvan Parchment, The (1976) RG-45/00/S11
Parents Day (Official University Committee) (1925)
RG-40/2/P2
Parents Newsletter (1962-1968)
RG-1/00/4
Parking and Transportation Council (1972-1975)
RG-40/2/P3
see also Traffic and Parking Appeals Board (1972- ) RG-40/2/T7
Parking Appeals Board, Traffic and
see Traffic and Appeals Board (1972- ) RG-40/2/T7
Parking Coordinator, Transportation
RG-30/20
see also Transit Service (Student Senate Committee) RG-45/7/T7
and
Parking Services (1994- ) RG-35/21
Parking Enforcement
see Parking Services RG-35/21
Parking Office
see Parking Coordinator RG-30/20
Parking Services (1994- ) RG-35/21
Parking Services (1994- )
RG-35/21
Pass-Fail, ad hoc Sub-Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1967)
RG-40/2/A3
Patent Review Committee (Faculty Senate, 1986-1987)
RG-40/2/A3
Pau, France–UMass Summer School at
see French and Italian Department–Pau, France (UMass Summer School) RG-25/F9
PAUMA
see Professional Association of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (PAUMA) RG-40/5/P7
see also Professional Staff Organization (PSO) RG-40/5/P7.7
PAUMA Bulletin (1987-1989)
RG-40/5/P7
Payroll, Personnel
see Personnel, Payroll (Human Resources Office) RG-35/2
Peace and Justice in the Middle East, UMass Faculty and Staff for (unofficial organization) (1990-1991)
RG-40/3/P1
Peace Corps (UMass Training Program, Africa) (1962)
see International Programs RG-6/4/9
Peace in Central America, Faculty and Staff for (unofficial organization)
RG-40/3/P2
Peacemakers, UMass (1982-1984)
RG-45/80/P4
see also Peacemakers Records (1963-1990) MS309
Peer Sex Education Program RG-30/15/2/2

Pelham Quarry
see Quarry, Pelham (Physical Plant) (1866) RG-36/50/Q8
People for A Socially Responsible University (PSRU)(Student Social Action Group) (1989-1990)
RG-45/80/P5
People For Choice (Student Social Action Group) (1989)
RG-45/80/P6
People’s Gay Alliance
see Gay Alliance, People’s (Lesbian, Bisexual and Gay Alliance) RG-45/40/G3
People’s Market (1974- )
RG-45/40/P4
People’s Market — Collective Works (2002)
see Collective Works (People’s Market) (2002) RG-45/00/C4.9
People’s News-Stand (1975-1977)
RG-45/40/P4.5
PERI
see Political Economy Research Instiute (PERI) (1998- ) RG-25/E1.6
Personnel Affairs, ad hoc Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1971)
RG-40/2/A3
Personnel and Financial Services, Director of
see Business Office, Director of Personnel and Financial Services RG-35/3
Personnel, Assistant Vice President for Labor Relations
see Assistant Vice President for Labor Relations and Personnel RG-3/17/1
Personnel Office Newsletter (1962, 1966-1968, 1972-1975)
RG-35/2
Personnel-Payroll (Human Resources Office)
RG-35/2
Personnel-Payroll (Human Resources Office)–Classified Employment Opportunities
see Classified Employment Opportunities ("Yellow Sheet") RG-35/2
Personnel-Payroll (Human Resources Office)–Employment Opportunities
see Employment Opportunities ("Beige Sheet") RG-35/2
Personnel/Payroll (Human Resources Office)–Personnel Office Newsletter
see Personnel Office Newsletter RG-35/2
Personnel Policies ad hoc Committee on, Multicampus Academic (1974-75)
see Inter-Campus Committees (2-campus and 3-campus) RG-3/100
Personnel, Vice President for Labor Relations and, Assistant
see Vice President for Labor Relations and Personnel, Assistant RG-3/17/1
Perspectives (Housing Services) (1980-1985)
RG-32/00
Pest Control Guide for Commercial Growers in Massachusetts and Connecticut
see Extension Service, Cooperative– Pest Control Guide for Commercial Growers in
Massachusetts and Connecticut (1971-1975) RG-15/8
Pesticide Chemical Information Center
RG-25/E4.9
Phi Alpha Theta (Honor Society)
RG-45/60/P2
Phi Beta Kappa (Honor Society) (1932- )
RG-40/3/P3
Phi Beta Kappa News Bulletin (1937-1965)
RG-40/3/P3
see also Key Reporter, The (1936-1963, 1974-1978) RG-40/3/P3
Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program
see Phi Beta Kappa RG-40/3/P3
Phi Beta Sigma (1985-1989)
RG-45/90/P4
Phi Delta Kappa (1984, 1993)
RG-45/90/P5
Phi Eta Sigma (Honor Society)
RG-45/60/P5
Phi Kappa Phi (Honor Society) (1904- )
RG-40/3/P4
Phi Mu Delta (1980-1993)
RG-45/90/P5.2
Phi Sigma Alpha (Honor Society)
RG-45/60/P6
Phi Sigma Delta (1978, 1985)
RG-45/90/P5.5
Phi Sigma Kappa (1873-1973)
RG-45/90/P5.6
Phi Sigma Pi (1996)
RG-45/60/P6.25
Philosophy Department
RG-25/P2
Phonodiscs (Sound Recordings)
RG-185/1
Photo Archives Project (PAP)
RG-172
Photo Center (Photographic and Motion Picture Services)
RG-5/7
Photo Center Slide Collection
RG-187/2
Photo Collection, Fred Moore
see Fred Moore Photo Collection RG-173
Photo Negatives Collection
see University Photo Negatives Collection RG-171
Photographer’s Association (1962-1973)
RG-45/40/P5
Photographic and Motion Picture Services
see Photo Center (Photographic and Motion Picture Services) RG-5/7
Photographic Services (University Relations and Development)
see Photo Center RG-5/7
Photographs
RG-100 thru RG-176
Photographs (proof sheets)
see Proof Sheets (photographs) RG-176
Photography Club, University
see Photographer’s Association RG-45/40/P5
Photos, Oversize
see Oversize Photos RG-175
see also Lithographs RG-182/1
Photos, Panoramic
see Panoramic Photos RG-170
Physical Education, Men’s Department
RG-25/P3.1
Physical Education, Professional Preparation in
RG-25/P3.3
Physical Education, School of
see School of Physical Education RG-18
Physical Education, Women’s Department (WOPE)
RG-25/P3.2
Physical Plant (Department)
RG-36
Physical Plant Department, Director
RG-36/1
Physical Plant Publications
RG-36/00
see also Mainstay (Physical Plant) (1969-1978) RG-36/00
Physical Plant Subject Files
RG-36/50
Physical Sciences Library (1961- )
RG-8/3/10
Physics and Astronomy–Cognitive Development Project
RG-25/P3/3
Physics and Astronomy Department
RG-25/P3
See also collections relating to members of the Physics Department
Physics and Astronomy–Five College Astronomical Society
RG-25/P3
Physics and Astronomy–Five College Radio and Astronomy Observatory
RG-25/P3
Physics and Astronomy–Scientific Reasoning Research Institute
RG-25/P3/3
Pi Beta Phi (1964-1966)
RG-45/90/P5.7
Pi Kappa Alpha (PIKE) (1988)
RG-45/90/P5.9
Pi Tau Sigma (Honor Society)
RG-45/60/P6.5
Picketing, ad hoc Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1967-1971,1987)
RG-40/2/A3
Picketing and Recruitment, Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1987)
RG-40/2/A3
Pierce College (School of Management)
RG-12/6
PIKE
see Phi Kappa Alpha (PIKE) RG-45/90/P5.9
Pistol Team
see Sports-Men’s Pistol Team (1966) RG-18/2
Placement Files (Microfilm)
RG-190/9
Placement Service, Career Planning and
see Career Planning and Placement Service RG-30/9/5
see also Placement File (Microfilm) RG-190/1
Planning
see Office of Planning and Budget (OPB) RG-4/3/3
Office of Institutional Research and Planning (OIRP) RG-4/3/4
Planning and Budget, Office of
see Office of Planning and Budget (OPB) RG-4/3/3
Planning and Facilities Development, Office of
RG-36/3
Planning and Resource Development Series
see Holdsworth Natural Resources Center–Planning and Resource Development Series (#’s 1-28) RG-15/3
Planning Committee (Faculty Senate, 1970-1980)
RG-40/2/A3
see also Campus Planning Committee (Faculty Senate, 1956-1960, 1974-1975) RG-40/2/A3
Campus Physical Planning Committee (Faculty Senate, 1974- ) RG-40/2/A3
Master Planning Committee (Faculty Senate, 1961-1974) RG-40/2/A3
Long Range Planning Committee, ad hoc (Faculty Senate, 1966-1971) RG-40/2/A3
Planning Office (1965- )
RG-6/15/4
Planning, Project
see Director of Business Procedure and Project Planning RG-3/4/5
Planning, Vice President for
see Vice President for Planning RG-3/7
Plans (Cartographic Materials)
RG-181/4
Plant and Soil Sciences Department
RG-25/P4
Plant Biology
RG-25/P4.5
Plant Pathology Department
RG-25/P5
Plant Pathology–Florists’ and Gardeners’ Club
RG-25/P5
Plaque (Student Publication) (1939)
RG-45/00/P4
Plaques (Memorial)
see Memorial Stones and Plaques (Physical Plant) RG-36/50/M4
see also Plaques (Memorabilia, General) RG-183/3
Plaques (Memorabilia, general)
RG-183/3
see also Memorial Stones and Plaques RG-36/50/M4
Plato User’s Group Newsletter, UMass
see Massachusetts CAI Consortium Newsletter (1985- ) RG-29/00
Plays, Films and (Posters)
see Films and Plays (Poster Collection) RG-180/4
Poetry Circular (Student Publication) (1963)
RG-45/00/P5
Pointers for Pork Profits
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Pointers for Pork Profits (1949, 1954, 1968-1974) RG-15/8
Police
RG-30/18
Police Officers, International Brotherhood of
see International Brotherhood of Police Officers (NAGE) RG-40/5/P6
Polish Farmer’s Day (1911-1924)
RG-15/8
Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) (1998- )
RG-25/E1.6
Political Science Department
RG-25/P6
Political Science Department–Public Administration, Graduate Program
RG-25/P6/1
Polity (Political Science Department) (1968- )
RG-25/P6/00
Polo Team
see Sports-Men’s Polo Team (ca. 1896) RG-18/2
Polymer Research
see Center for University of Massachusetts-Industry Research on Polymers (CUMIRP) RG-25/P7.5
Polymer Research Institute
RG-9/8
see also Polymer Science and Engineering Program RG-25/P7
Polymer Science and Engineering Program
RG-25/P7
Pomology
see Plant and Soil Sciences RG-25/P4
Pond, Campus
see Campus Pond and Isle of View (Physical Plant) RG-36/104/P6
Poor Women’s Task Force (Everywoman’s Center)
RG-7/2/2/4
Population Studies, Certificate Program in
RG-25/P6.2
Portraits (Iconographic Materials)
RG-182/2
Portuguese Club (1976-1977)
RG-45/40/P6
Portuguese Department
see Hispanic Literature and Linguistics RG-25/H4
Post-War Period, Massachusetts State College in the
see Massachusetts State College in the Post-War Period (Official University Committee) (1944) RG-40/2/M4.5
Poster Collection
RG-180
Poster Collection, Miscellaneous/Art
RG-180/5
Poultry Club (1927-1954)
RG-45/40/P6.5
POWER
see Progressive Organization of Women’s Rights (POWER) (1989) RG-45/80/P7
Pow-Wow (Student Publication) (1948)
RG-45/00/P6
Precisionettes (Special Student Interest Group) (1946-1965)
RG-45/40/P7
Pre-Law Association (1966-1986)
RG-45/40/P7.4
Pre-Medical Society (1982)
RG-45/40/P7.5
President, Selection Committee to Advice on (Faculty Senate, 1969)
RG-40/2/A3
President, Selection of a (Official University Committee) (1927, 1932-1933, 1968-1969)
RG-40/2/P6
President’s Cabinet
see Cabinet, President’s RG-3/12
Presidents, Individual (1864- ) RG-3/1
see also Presidents (Photographs) RG-110/1
President’s Office
RG-3
President’s Office, Organization Charts (1967- )
RG-3/00/1
President’s Office, Publications (1948- )
RG-3/00
Presidents Photographs
RG-110/1
Press, Committee on Faculty Senate (Faculty Senate, 1962- )
RG-40/2/A3
Press Information (Commencement)
RG-1/7/1
Press, UMass
see University Press RG-10/4
Principal Investigators, Faculty Group of (1978)
RG-40/3/P7
Print Shop (Campus Center)
RG-37/6
Printed Materials (Oversize Materials)
RG-184
Printout (Massachusetts Data, Center for) (1983-1984)
RG-15/8.3
Privacy Task Force
see Committees in Student Affairs–Privacy Task Force RG-30/1/3
Prize Essays
see Awards, Prizes RG-1/11
Prizes
see Awards, Prizes RG-1/11
Process Design and Control, Center in, Industry/University
see Chemical Engineering Department–Industry/University Center In Process Design and Control RG-25/C2/3
Procurement
RG-35/6
Production
see Design and Production RG-39/6
Professional Association of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (PAUMA)
RG-40/5/P7
Professional Association of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst–Bulletin (PAUMA)
see PAUMA Bulletin RG-40/5/P7
Professional Employees, Union of
see Union of Professional Employees (UPE) RG-40/5/P8
Professional Personnel, Chancellor’s Committee on (1966-1972)
RG-40/2/P7
Professional Preparation in Physical Education
see Physical Education, Professional Preparation in RG-25/P3.3
Professional Schools, Associate Provost for
see Provost for Professional Schools, Associate (1971-1976) RG-6/14
see also Schools themselves RG-12 thru 18
Professional Staff Appeals Committee
RG-40/5/P7.5
Professional Staff Organization (PSO) (1984- )
RG-40/5/P7.7
Professors, American Association of University
see American Association of University Professors (AAUP) RG-40/5/A2
Program and Budget Council of Faculty Senate (Faculty Senate, 1973- )
RG-40/2/A3
Program for Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Concerns (1986- )
RG-30/2/6
see also People’s Gay Alliance RG-45/40/G3
Lesbian Union RG-45/40/L4
Program Groups (Student)
see Fine Arts/program groups (Student) RG-45/45/50
Programs, Academic
see Academic Departments, Programs, Institutes, Centers RG-25
Programs (School of Education) (1967-1977)
RG-13/3/25
Progress Report (Experiment Station, 1888- )
see Experiment Station (1888- )–Progress Report (1962- ) RG-15/2.2
Progressive Candidates Pool
RG-45/13
Progressive Organization of Women’s Rights (POWER) (1989-1996)
RG-45/80/P7
Progressive Student (Student Publications) (1984)
RG-45/00/P7
Project ABLE (Affirmative Business Leadership Education) (School of Management)
RG-12/2
Project Bridge (1968)
RG-40/2/P8
Project I Can (College of Arts and Sciences) (1992)
RG-11/8
Project Pulse
see Student Affairs Research and Education Office (SAREO) RG-30/27
Project STRIDE (Springfield Teacher Recruitment to Increase Diversity In Education (1996- )
RG-13/1/2
Project 10, Inquiry Program
RG-32/5
see also Inquiry Program (School of Education) RG-13/4/2/1
Proof Sheets/Contact Sheets (Photographs)
RG-176
Property and Receiving
RG-35/13
Protests and Demonstrations, Student
see Student Protests and Demonstrations RG-45/101
Provost
see Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost RG-6/1
Provost, Assistant to the
RG-6/1/1
Provost for Faculty Relations, Associate (1983-1989)
RG-6/8
Provost for Professional Schools, Associate (1971-1976)
RG-6/14
see also schools themselves RG- 12-18
Provost for Special Programs, Associate (1968-1982)
RG-6/4
see also departments RG-25/A-Z
Provost for Undergraduate Education, Associate (1972-1973, 1981- )
RG-6/10
Provost for University Outreach, Interim Vice
RG-6/6
Provost for Women and Minority Groups, Associate (1968-1981)
RG-6/13
see also Affirmative Action Office RG-4/7
Everywoman’s Center RG-7/2
Provost’s Administrative Council
see Deans Council; Provost’s Administrative Council; Academic Deans Meeting (1955-1972) RG-6/2
Provost’s Task Force on Academic Computing
see Computing, Provosts Task Force on Academic (1984-1985) RG-40/2/C6.7
PSA
see Pakistani Student Association (PSA) (1996- )
Psi Chi (Honor Society) RG-45/60/P7

PSO
see Professional Staff Organization (PSO) (1984- ) RG-40/5/P7.7
PSRU
see People for a Socially Responsible University (PSRU) (Student Social Action Group) RG-45/80/P5
Psychological Services Center
RG-25/P8.4
Psychology Department
RG-25/P8
Psychology Department–Behavioral Biology, Dept. of
RG-25/P8
Psychology Department–Cognitive Science Society
RG-25/P8/3
Psychology Newsletter (1987- 1990)
RG-25/P8/00
Psychometric and Evaluation Research, Laboratory of (School of Education)
RG-13/3/23/3.1
Public Administration, Bureau of
see Bureau of Public Administration RG-25/P6.4
Public Administration, Graduate Program in
see Political Science Department–Public Administration, Graduate Program in RG-25/P6
Public Affairs
RG-5
see also Public Affairs (President’s Office) RG-3/10
Public Affairs (President’s Office)
RG-3/10
see also Public Affairs RG-5
Public Affairs, Director of
RG-5/1
Public Affairs Publications
RG-5/00
Public Art Sites, Galleries and
see Galleries & Public Art Sites (Physical Plant) RG-36/50/G2
Public Health Center, Northeast Regional Environmental
see Northeast Regional Environmental Public Health Center RG-17/1/1
Public Health, Division of
RG-17/1
see School of Public Health and Health Sciences RG-17/1
Public Health, Division of–Biopharmaceutical Research Unit
RG-17/1
Public Health, Division of–Biostatistics Technical Reports
RG-17/1
Public Health, Division of–Newsletter (1984-1987)
RG-17/1
Public Health, School of (1989-1993)
see School of Public Health and Health Sciences (1993- ) RG-17
Public Higher Education, Campus Convention on the Future of, Coordinating Committee on the
see Campus Convention on the Future of Public Education, Coordinating Committee on (1995- ) RG-40/3/C2
Public Information (President’s Office)
RG-3/20
Public Information, Office of (Public Affairs)
RG-5/3
see also Vice Chancellor for University Relations and Development, RG-39/1.
Public Manager’s Notebook (1981-1988)
see Institute for Governmental Services (IGS) RG-3/8
Public Policy and Administration, Center for
see Center for Public Policy and Administration (CPPA) (1997- ) RG-25/P6.3
Public Policy Committee (Student Senate) (1986- )
RG-45/7/P8
Public-Private Records, Student Affairs Task Force on (1974- )
see Committee in Student Affairs–Privacy Task Force RG-30/1/3
Public Relations, Publications and
see Publications and Public Relations (1954-1956) RG-40/2/P9.2
Public Safety (Department)
RG-30/17
see also Campus Safety News RG-30/17
Public Safety Department (Photographs)
RG-143
Public Safety Monthly Summaries (1973-1990)
RG-30/17
Public School Partnership (Five-College Inc. Program)
RG-60/5/2
Public School Students, Tutoring Enrichment Assistance Model for
see Tutoring Enrichment Assistance Model for Public School Students (TEAMS) RG-7/12
Public Service Council (1968)
see Inter-Campus Committees–Public Service Council RG-3/100
Public Service Fund
see Healy Endowment/Public Service Fund (Research and Graduate Studies) RG-9/2/4
Public Services (Library)
RG-8/3
Public Services Office (Library) (1953- )
RG-8/3/1
Public Student Coalition (Student Association) (1976)
RG-45/45/P8
Publications (Official University Committee) (1916-1927)
RG-40/2/P9
Publications and Broadcast Board, Student (1966, 1969)
RG-45/30/P8
Publications and Public Relations (Official University Committee) (1954-1956)
RG-40/2/P9.2
Publications Committee (Faculty Senate, 1970)
RG-40/2/A3
Publications Department
RG-39/8
Publications Office (Public Affairs)
RG-5/4
Publications, Official
see Printed, mimeos, etc. (University as a Whole) RG-1/00
Publications Policy (Official University Committee) (1949-1950)
RG-40/2/P9.1
Publications, Student
see Student Publications RG-45/00
Publicity
see UMass News (Release) RG-5/3
Publicity (Official University Committee) (1926-1927)
RG-40/2/P9.5
Publicity about UMass (Public Affairs)
RG-5/10
Histories and historians ‘ files (1898- ) RG-1 201
Pulse, Project
see Student Affairs Research and Education Office (SAREO) RG-30/27

Q

QTV Fraternity (1869-1997)
RG-45/90/Q8
Quarry, Pelham (Physical Plant) (1866)
RG-36/50/Q8
Quarterly, The (1958-1959)
see Collegian Quarterly (1938-1962) RG-45/00/C6.2
Quest Program, The (Chancellor’s Office) (1985- )
RG-4/9/1
Questor (Student Publication) (1974)
RG-45/00/Q8
Quilt Project, AIDS Memorial
see AIDS Memorial Quilt Project (1992- ) RG-11/20

Massachusetts State Employees Association. University of Massachusetts Chapter

MSEA University of Massachusetts Chapter Records, 1955-1978.

10 boxes (4.5 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 049

Group founded at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1943 to protest proposed changes in the Massachusetts state employees’ retirement system. By 1969, the group became the exclusive bargaining agent for the University’s administrative, clerical, and technical employees. Includes constitution and by-laws, Executive Board and general body minutes, correspondence, contracts, legislative materials, grievance records, hearing transcripts and decisions pertaining to job reallocations, subject files, newsletters, and press releases, that document the activities and administration of the University of Massachusetts chapter of the Massachusetts State Employees Association from 1955 to 1978.

Subjects

  • Collective labor agreements--Education, Higher--Massachusetts--Amherst
  • Labor unions--Massachusetts
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers, 1831-1921.

52 boxes (42 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 190
Benjamin Smith Lyman, 1902
Benjamin Smith Lyman, 1902

A native of Northampton, Massachusetts, Benjamin Smith Lyman was a prominent geologist and mining engineer. At the request of the Meiji government in Japan, Lyman helped introduce modern geological surveying and mining techniques during the 1870s and 1880s, and his papers from that period illuminate aspects of late nineteenth century Japan, New England, and Pennsylvania, as well as the fields of geology and mining exploration and engineering. From his earliest financial records kept as a student at Phillips Exeter Academy through the journal notations of his later days in Philadelphia, Lyman’s meticulous record-keeping provides much detail about his life and work. Correspondents include his classmate, Franklin B. Sanborn, a friend of the Concord Transcendentalists and an active social reformer, abolitionist, and editor.

The papers, 1848-1911, have been organized into nine series: correspondence, financial records, writings, survey notebooks, survey maps, photographs, student notes and notebooks, collections, and miscellaneous (total 25 linear feet). A separate Lyman collection includes over 2,000 books in Japanese and Chinese acquired by Lyman, and in Western languages pertaining to Asia.

Subjects

  • Geological surveys--Alabama
  • Geological surveys--Illinois
  • Geological surveys--India--Punjab
  • Geological surveys--Japan
  • Geological surveys--Japan--Maps
  • Geological surveys--Maryland
  • Geological surveys--Nova Scotia
  • Geological surveys--Pennsylvania
  • Geological surveys--Pennsylvania--Maps
  • Geologists--United States
  • Geology--Equipment and supplies--Catalogs
  • Geology--Japan--History--19th century
  • Japan--Description and travel--19th century
  • Japan--Maps
  • Japan--Photographs
  • Japan--Social life and customs--1868-1912
  • Mining engineering--Equipment and supplies--Catalogs
  • Mining engineering--Japan--History--19th century
  • Mining engineers--United States

Contributors

  • Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
  • Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917

Types of material

  • Account books
  • Book jackets
  • Field notes
  • Letterpress copybooks
  • Maps
  • Notebooks
  • Photographs
  • Scrapbooks
  • Trade catalogs

Abbe, Edward H.

Edward H. Abbe Papers, 1828-2004.

22 boxes (28.5 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 736
Ed Abbe in Bora Bora, 1987
Ed Abbe in Bora Bora, 1987

Born in Syracuse, N.Y., in 1915 and raised largely in Hampton, Va., Edward Abbe seemed destined to be an engineer. The great nephew of Elihu Thomson, an inventor and founding partner in General Electric, and grandson of Edward Folger Peck, an early employee of a precursor of that firm, Abbe came from a family with a deep involvement in electrification and the development of street railways. After prepping at the Rectory and Kent Schools, Abbe studied engineering at the Sheffield School at Yale, and after graduation in 1938, accepted a position with GE. For 36 years, he worked in the Industrial Control Division in New York and Virginia, spending summers at the family home on Martha’s Vineyard. After retirement in 1975, he and his wife Gladys traveled frequently, cruising both the Atlantic and Pacific.

Ranging from an extensive correspondence from his high school and college days to materials relating to his family’s involvement in engineering, the Abbe collection offers an in depth perspective on an educated family. An avid traveler and inveterate keeper, Ed Abbe gathered a diverse assemblage of letters, diaries, and memorabilia relating to the history of the Abbe, Peck, Booth, Gifford, and Boardman families. The collection is particularly rich in visual materials, including albums and photographs, depicting homes, travel, and family life over nearly a century.

Subjects

  • Abbe family
  • Boardman family
  • Booth family
  • Electrical engineers
  • General Electric
  • Gifford family
  • Kent School--Students
  • Peck family
  • Rectory School--Students
  • Yale University--Students

Contributors

  • Abbe, Edward H
  • Abbe, Gladys Howard
  • Abbe, William Parker
  • Peck, Edward F
  • Peck, Mary Booth

Types of material

  • Diaries
  • Letters (Correspondence)
  • Photographs

Solander, Arvo A.

Arvo A. Solander Papers, 1930-1958.

8 boxes (4 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 587

Graduating from Harvard in the thick of the Great Depression, Arvo A. Solander worked as a civil and sanitary engineer for a variety of state and federal agencies, including the Civil Works Administration and the Civilian Conservation Corps. During the 1930s, as opportunity arose, he filled positions as a road engineer, in the design and construction of water and sewage plants, in pollution control, as a safety engineer in the shellfish industry, and in mosquito control, taking jobs throughout Massachusetts and as far away as Tennessee. After using his talents as an officer in the Sanitary Corps during the Second World War, based primarily in Arkansas, Solander returned home to Massachusetts and opened a private engineering office in South Hadley. He worked as a civil engineer and surveyor until his death in January 1976.

The Arvo Solander Papers consists of twenty-four bound volumes documenting thirty years of varied work as an engineer, including his contributions to the construction of the Quabbin Reservoir. Within the bound volumes are a wide range of reports, typescripts, sketches and diagrams, graphs, contracts and design specifications, photographs, and postcards.

Subjects

  • Civil engineers
  • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
  • Depressions--1929
  • Fisheries--Massachusetts
  • Mosquitoes--Control
  • Quabbin Reservoir (Mass.)
  • Roads--Design and construction
  • Sanitary engineers
  • Sewage disposal plants--Design and construction
  • United States. Federal Civil Works Administration
  • Water--Pollution--Tennessee
  • Water-supply--Massachusetts
  • Westfield State Sanatorium
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Wrentham State School

Contributors

  • Solander, Arvo A

Types of material

  • Photographs
  • Scrapbooks

UMass Amherst. College of Natural Resources and the Environment

UMass Amherst. College of Natural Resources and the Environment, 1882-2007.

(53.5 linear feet).
Call no.: RG 15

During its first seventy five years, the mission of Massachusetts Agricultural College gradually expanded from its original focus on teaching the science of agriculture and horticulture. Coping with the changing demands of research and teaching in a disparate array of fields, responsibilities for the administration of University units were reorganized at several points, culminating in the formation of the College of Natural Resources and the Environment in 1993.

This record group consists of Dean’s annual reports, organizational charts, personnel lists, committee minutes, lecture materials, data sheets, maps and census statistics, conference proceedings, course catalogs, directories, publications, handbooks, records of the Agricultural Experiment Station, photographs and audio-visual materials, and other related materials.

Access restrictions: Portions of this collection are stored off-site and require advance notification for retrieval.

Subjects

  • Agriculture--Massachusetts

Contributors

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Agricultural Experiment Station
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. College of Natural Resources and the Environment
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Stockbridge School of Agriculture

UMass Amherst. Faculty and Staff

UMass Amherst. Faculty and Staff, 1863-2007.


Call no.: RG 40

The faculty at UMass Amherst has grown from five when Massachusetts Agricultural College opened its doors in 1869 to nearly 1,200 full time members in 2009.

In addition to extensive documentation of the Faculty Senate and other groups, RG 40 includes documentation of over 5,000 individual members of UMass Amherst faculty and staff, with information ranging from vitae and resumes to research notes, newsclippings, and publications, mostly originating with or gathered by the University or University Archives. The personal and professional papers of individual faculty members are housed and entered into UMarmot separately (with call numbers beginning FS), and materials for faculty who also held administrative posts may be filed in the relevant record group(s).

Subjects

  • Universities and colleges--Faculty--Labor unions
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Faculty

Contributors

  • Massachusetts Society of Professors
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Faculty Senate

UMass Amherst. Library

UMass Amherst. Library, 1876-2007.

(75 linear feet).
Call no.: RG 8

Beginning in a room in the first South College building, filled with books donated by faculty, staff, and students, the University Library has grown to include over three million items. After expanding into larger quarters in the Old Chapel Building in 1884 (the first campus building designed as a library), the library was relocated to Goodell Hall (1935) and the University Library tower (1973), named the W.E.B. Du Bois Library in 1996. Other library facilities on campus have included libraries for the biological sciences, physical sciences, and the Music Library, as well as the Integrated Science and Engineering Library in the Lederle Graduate Research Center.

The collection consists of basic administrative records of many library departments, the records of the Library Director (1924-1975), other materials that document the library, its staff and activities, and information about the design, construction, and dedication of the W.E.B. Du Bois Library tower, the Hampshire Inter-Library Center (HILC), and Five College cooperation.

Subjects

  • Academic libraries--Massachusetts

Contributors

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Library
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