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Collection overview

Rope pull participants, ca.1913
Rope pull participants, ca.1913

The Department of Special Collections and University Archives is a center for research into the history and impact of social change and the history and cultures of New England.

With substantial holdings documenting African American history and culture, organized labor, movements for peace and social justice, and the history of agriculture, SCUA houses approximately 35,000 rare books, nationally significant manuscript collections, historic maps, and the official records of the University of Massachusetts Amherst. SCUA supports the work of a wide range of researchers, from undergraduates to senior scholars and journalists to family historians. Ours is a growing collection used by an international audience of students, scholars, and other members of the general public.

Beyond the major areas of collecting interest, SCUA includes materials touching on topics as diverse as Revolutionary-era France and Belgium (1789-1848), Scottish literature, the history of protistology, the American study of Japan, East Germany and Cold War-era Poland, and the literature of American Socialism.

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Collection policy

Frank Waugh's doves
Garden (white fan tailed doves in bird bath) by Frank Waugh, ca.1920

“… there must come vast social change in the United States; a change not violent, but by the will of the people certain and inexorable; carried out ‘with malice toward none but charity for all’; with meticulous justice to the rich and complete sympathy for the poor, the sick and the ignorant; with freedom and democracy for America, and on earth Peace, Good Will toward men.”

W.E.B. Du Bois, Chicago, June 29, 1951

In keeping with our mission, the Department of Special Collections and University Archives collects materials of enduring historical and cultural value relating to four major thematic areas: the history and experience of social change in America; the histories and cultures of New England with an emphasis on Massachusetts; innovation and entrepreneurship; and the broad community associated with the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Our collections are tightly integrated and span all formats, including personal papers and organizational records, books and periodicals, maps, photographs, audio and video recordings, and digital materials of all kinds, and they currently include over 35,000 printed items, approximately 30,000 linear feet of manuscript and archival materials, tens of thousands of photographs, and a burgeoning array of digital assets.

While not comprehensive, the following includes a brief synopsis of some of the primary focal points for SCUA’s collections:

Our approach to collecting

Following in the footsteps of W.E.B. Du Bois, we recognize the inherent interconnectedness of a broad range of issues in social justice and collect original materials that document the organizational, intellectual, and individual ties that unite disparate struggles for social equality, human dignity, and justice. In adopting social change as a primary collecting focus, we hope to move beyond viewing social and political movements in isolation and toward a vision that acknowledges the connections between and among them. Ultimately, we wish to lay a foundation for examining the larger histories of social engagement in America and the broader experience of social change that is difficult to encapsulate within a single social movement.

A distinctive feature of SCUA’s approach to collecting is our effort to include “whole lives and whole communities,” to provide a robust basis for interpreting the background of the persons and organizations we document, their influences, interests, and the communities in which they operate.

Social change

Emphasizing the cross-fertilization between several social movements and centers of activist energy, including peace, social and racial justice, agricultural reform, environmentalism, sustainability, labor activism, gay activism, antinuclear activism, and intentional communities, but branching out to include antifluoridation activism, campaigns for voting rights and clean elections, community and charitable organizations, and the history of revolutionary-era Europe (1789-1848).

  • African and African American history and culture: The history of race and ethnicity in America, with particular emphasis on the struggle for racial equality and social justice.
  • Agriculture, horticulture, botany: Including agricultural science and practice, horticulture, animal husbandry, natural history, organic farming, sustainable living, and heritage breeds.
  • Antinuclear movement: SCUA holds numerous collections documenting grassroots opposition to nuclear power and nuclear weaponry.
  • Arts management and arts administration:
    In partnership with the UMass Amherst Arts Extension Service, the National Endowment for the Arts, Americans for the Arts, and several other arts agencies, SCUA documents the history of arts administration in America. Collecting the records of state and national arts agencies, we will provide a foundation for research into the evolution of arts policy, strategies for supporting the arts, and the economic and cultural impact of the arts on our communities.
  • Cold War Culture: The culture of the Cold War, with an emphasis upon East Germany, Poland, and Yugoslavia. Among other areas, SCUA has a strong interest in the Solidarity movement and in partnership with the DEFA Film Library, in East German cinema and graphic arts.
  • Disability: Organizational records and collections of personal papers documenting the history of disability and disability rights in the United States.
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender issues: Materials relating to the history and experience of the LGBTQ community and liberation struggles.
  • Labor, work, and industry: Organized labor, industrialization, manufacturing, business history, and the experience and culture of labor and working people.
  • Peace: Materials relating to the peace and antiwar movements and non-violence, with an emphasis on New England.
Innovation and entrepreneurship

Materials that document innovative and entrepreneurial activities, and particularly social entrepreneurship. The collections in SCUA include the papers of Mark H. McCormack (a pioneer in sport and entertainment marketing), Carl C. Harris (inventor and President of Rodney Hunt Co.), and numerous collections that document our region’s distinctive history of innovation in manufacturing and technology.

New England history and culture

The social, political, cultural, intellectual, literary, and economic life, with an emphasis upon western New England. The department houses thousands of books on New England cookery, with a particular emphasis on charitable and community cookbooks and cookbooks and ephemera published by corporations and the food industry.

  • Cookery and culinary history
    SCUA has thousands of cookbooks and other materials on New England regional cuisine, including community and charitable cookbooks, commercial cookbooks by New England authors, corporate cookbooks, and culinary ephemera.
  • Literature and the arts
    Emphasizing poets and writers, playwrights, and the performing arts in New England.
  • Politics and political culture
    SCUA has rich collections documenting the history and politics of the Commonwealth, including the papers of Congressmen Silvio O. Conte and John Olver, State Senator Stanley Rosenberg, and State rep John Clark and the records of the Hampshire Council of Governments and several individual towns.
University Archives interests

Serving as the memory of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the University Archives collects, preserves, and makes available official and non-official records documenting the policies, programs, facilities, and activities of the campus community, including its administration, departments and programs, faculty, and staff. The Archives also avidly collects materials that reflect the lives and experiences of its students and alumni.

SCUA makes an effort to document the histories of the entire UMass community. Our holdings include the comprehensive official records of the University since its founding in 1863, papers of faculty, staff, and students, official and unofficial publications, oral histories, and a wide range of other collections that reflect on our history as the Commonwealth’s land grant institution.

Other areas

SCUA has developed depth in a handful of other collecting areas, including:

  • American Study of Japan and Asia
    American relations with Japan from the Meiji period to the present, and connections with China and other Asian countries.
  • Protistology
    Records of the scholarly study of the protista (protozoans).

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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

Double Edge Theater

Double Edge Theatre Records, 1970-2002.

28 boxes (15.5 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 455
Bold Stroke for a Wife
Bold Stroke for a Wife

Since its founding, Double Edge Theatre has embraced a two-fold mission: to develop and promote the highest quality of original theatre performance, and to create a permanent center of performance, practice, training research, and cultural exchange.

The collection documents the Theatre’s focus on research, international collaboration, and the elevation of artistic performance above and beyond stage work into the realm of cultural exchange.

Subjects

  • Experimental theater
  • Theater and society
  • Theatrical companies--Massachusetts

Contributors

  • Arnoult, Philip
  • Double Edge Theatre
  • Durand, Carroll
  • Klein, Stacy
  • Odin teatret
  • Staniewski, Wlodzimierz
  • Stowarzyszenie Teatralne "Gardzienice"

Types of material

  • Photographs
  • Posters
  • Programs

Ege, Otto F., 1888-1951

Otto F. Ege, "Fifty Original Leaves From Medieval Manuscripts", 12th-14th century.

1 box (0.25 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 570
Beauvais Missal
Beauvais Missal

The scholar of book history Otto F. Ege disassembled works from his personal collection of medieval manuscripts to create forty portfolios of fifty leaves each, offering these sets for sale to individuals and institutions under the title “Fifty Original Leaves From Medieval Manuscripts.” Marketing his portfolios as a resource for study of the history of the book, book illustration, and paleography, Ege justified his biblioclastic enterprise as a means of sharing the beauties of Medieval books with a wider audience.

The majority of the texts scavenged for Otto Ege’s “Fifty Original Leaves From Medieval Manuscripts” (all but one in Latin) are liturgical in origin — Bibles, psalters, missals, breviaries, and Books of Hours — however Ege also included a few less common works such as the 15th-century manuscript of Livy’s History of Rome and a version of Thomas Aquinas’s Commentary on the Sentences of Peter Lombard. The leaves range in date from the late twelfth to the early sixteenth century and represent a number of distinctive regional styles in paleography and illumination from throughout western Europe, including Italy, France, Germany, the Low Countries, Switzerland, and England. The UMass Amherst set is number six of 40.

Subjects

  • Manuscripts, Medieval
  • Paleography

Contributors

  • Ege, Otto F., 1888-1951

Types of material

  • Books of hours
  • Breviaries
  • Missals

Friedmann, Arnold

Arnold Friedmann Papers, ca.1890-2007.

1 box (1.5 linear feet).
Call no.: FS 130

A professor of design in the Department of Art, Architecture, and Art History, Arnold Friedmann worked throughout his career to professionalize interior design and enhance the quality of daily life through good design. Born into a “gut Buergerlich” Jewish family in Nuremberg, Germany, in 1925, and raised in comfortable circumstances, Friedmann’s life was deflected by the political turmoil of the twentieth century. After Kristallnacht drove home the political realities of the Nazi era, Friedmann’s father used connections to secure permission for the family to emigrate to Palestine, where, impoverished and with his education disrupted, Arnold apprenticed to a cabinetmaker. Following service in the British army and later the Israeli army, Friedmann resumed his education, entering the Pratt Institute to study interior design. Earning both his bachelors and masters degrees (his doctorate from the Union Institute followed in 1976), Friedmann freelanced in interior design and furniture design while teaching at Pratt, eventually becoming chair of his Department. From 1972 until his retirement in 1990, Friedmann served as Professor of Design at UMass Amherst. A founding member of the Interior Design Educators Council, Friedmann was recognized within the profession as an honorary fellow of the Design Institute of Australia (1985) and as a recipient of the IKEA Award (1989).

The Friedmann Papers contain a wealth of unpublished and published writings by Friedmann on design, stemming primarily from his years at UMass Amherst. A small sheaf of photographs depicting his design work, and a series of Department of Interior Design newsletters from Pratt, 1963-1967.

Subjects

  • Furniture designers
  • Interior designers
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Faculty
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Department of Art, Architecture, and Art History

Contributors

  • Friedmann, Arnold

Greenbie, Barrie B.

Barrie B. Greenbie Papers, 1934-1997.

17 boxes (19.5 linear feet).
Call no.: FS 142
Barrie Greenbie with g-frame model
Barrie Greenbie with g-frame model

Barrie Barstow Greenbie was a key member of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning at UMass Amherst from 1970-1989. In a long and remarkably diverse career, Greenbie worked as an artist with the Works Progress Administration, as a soldier and journalist, as a professor of theater, an architect, inventor, author, and landscape planner. After earning a BA in drama from the University of Miami (1953),he worked for several years in the theatre program at Skidmore College. While there, he added architecture to his array of talents, designing the East 74th Street Theater in New York in 1959, and founded a company to produce a “self-erecting” building designed to substitute for summer tent theaters. Two years after joining the faculty at UMass in 1970, he completed a doctorate in urban affairs and regional planning at the University of Wisconsin and continued with a characteristically broad array of creative pursuits, designing the William Smith Clark Memorial, among other things, and conducting an extensive aerial survey of the landscapes of the Connecticut River Valley. In monographs such as Design for Diversity and Spaces: Dimensions of the Human Landscape, Greenbie examined the interactions between humans and nature. He died at his home on South Amherst in 1998.

The Greenbie Papers document a long career as academic, writer, artist, architect, and theatrical designer. Of particular note is the extensive and engrossing correspondence, which extends from Greenbie’s years as a student at the Taft School in the late 1930s through his World War II service with the Sixth Army in the South Pacific and Japan, to his tenure at UMass Amherst (1970-1989). The collection also includes a small, but interesting correspondence between Greenbie’s parents (1918-1919).

Subjects

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Faculty
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning
  • World War, 1939-1945

Contributors

  • Greenbie, Barrie B

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

Lipshires, Sidney

Sidney Lipshires Papers, 1932-2012.

7 boxes (3.5 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 730
Sidney Lipshires
Sidney Lipshires

Born on April 15, 1919 in Baltimore, Maryland to David and Minnie Lipshires, Sidney was raised in Northampton, Massachusetts where his father owned two shoe stores, David Boot Shop and The Bootery. He attended the Massachusetts State College for one year before transferring to the University of Chicago and was awarded a BA in economics in 1940. His years at the University of Chicago were transformative, Lipshires became politically active there and joined the Communist Party in 1939. Following graduation in 1941, he married Shirley Dvorin, a student in early childhood education; together they had two sons, Ellis and Bernard. Lipshires returned to western Massachusetts with his young family in the early 1940s, working as a labor organizer. He served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1946 working as a clerk and interpreter with a medical battalion in France for over a year. Returning home, he ran for city alderman in Springfield on the Communist Party ticket in 1947. Lipshires married his second wife, Joann Breen Klein, in 1951 and on May 29, 1956, the same day his daughter Lisa was born, he was arrested under the Smith Act for his Communist Party activities. Before his case was brought to trial, the Smith Act was ruled unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court. Disillusioned with the Communist Party, he severed his ties with it in 1957, but continued to remain active in organized labor for the rest of his life. Earning his masters in 1965 and Ph.D. in 1971, Lipshires taught history at Manchester Community College in Connecticut for thirty years. During that time he worked with other campus leaders to establish a statewide union for teachers and other community college professionals, an experience he wrote about in his book, Giving Them Hell: How a College Professor Organized and Led a Successful Statewide Union. Sidney Lipshires died on January 6, 2011 at the age of 91.

Ranging from an autobiographical account that outlines his development as an activist (prepared in anticipation of a trial for conspiracy charges under the Smith Act) to drafts and notes relating to his book Giving Them Hell, the Sidney Lipshires Papers offers an overview of his role in the Communist Party and as a labor organizer. The collection also contains his testimony in a 1955 public hearing before the Special Commission to Study and Investigate Communism and Subversive Activities, photographs, and biographical materials.

Subjects

  • Communism--United States--History
  • Communists--Massachusetts
  • Jews--Massachusetts--Northampton--History
  • Jews--Political activity--United States--History--20th century
  • Labor movement--United States--History--20th century
  • Labor unions--United States--Officials and employees--Biography

Contributors

  • Lipshires, David M
  • Lipshires, Joann B
  • Lipshires, Sidney

Types of material

  • Autobiographies
  • Photographs
  • Testimonies

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
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