Results for: “Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886” (75 collections)SCUA

Campbell, Sadie

Sadie Campbell Papers, 1812-2002.

19 boxes (10.25 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 439
Sadie Campbell and sons Harold and Robert Leslie
Sadie Campbell and sons Harold and Robert Leslie

A housewife, mother and active community member, Sadie Campbell was born in 1881 and lived at 1 Depot Street in Cheshire, Massachusetts for most of her life until she died in 1971. Sadie was closely tied to the Cheshire community where she had a large circle of friends and acquaintances, and was active in a a number of organizations, such as: the Cheshire Ladies Reading Club, the Merry Wives of Cheshire Shakespeare Club, and the Cheshire Cash Tearoom.

The collection documents three generations of a western Massachusetts family. The variety and nature of the materials in this collection offer a good view into the local and social history of western Massachusetts through the lives of Sadie Campbell and her family.

Subjects

  • Cheshire (Mass.)--History
  • Cheshire Cash Tearoom
  • Family--Massachusetts--History--19th century
  • Family--Massachusetts--History--20th century
  • Housekeeping--Massachusetts--Cheshire
  • Housewives--Massachusetts--Cheshire
  • Massachusetts--Social life and customs--19th century
  • Merry Wives of Cheshire Shakespeare Club
  • Small business--Massachusetts
  • Tyrell, Augustus
  • Williams Manufacturing Company
  • Women--Societies and clubs--History--19th century

Contributors

  • Campbell, Sadie

Types of material

  • Account books
  • Invitations
  • Letters (Correspondence)
  • Pamphlets
  • Photographs
  • Recipes

Cemetery Inscriptions Collection

Association for Gravestone Studies Collection

Cemetery Inscriptions Collection, 1902-2005.

4 boxes (6 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 669

Founded in 1977, the Association for Gravestone Studies (AGS) is an international organization dedicated to furthering the study and preservation of gravestones. Based in Greenfield, Mass., the Association promotes the study of gravestones from historical and artistic perspectives. To raise public awareness about the significance of historic gravemarkers and the issues surrounding their preservation, the AGS sponsors conferences and workshops, publishes both a quarterly newsletter and annual journal, Markers, and has built an archive of collections documenting gravestones and the memorial industry.

Consisting of self-published and limited-run compilations of gravestone transcriptions from historical cemeteries, the AGS Cemetery Inscriptions Collection offers rich documentation of epitaphs and memorial language, with an emphasis on colonial and early national-era in New England and Ohio. The collection is arranged by state and town.

Subjects

  • Inscriptions
  • Sepulchral monuments

Contributors

  • Association for Gravestone Studies

Chrisman, Miriam Usher

Miriam Chrisman Papers, 1937-2007.

13 boxes (9 linear feet).
Call no.: FS 128
Miriam U. Chrisman, 1964
Miriam U. Chrisman, 1964

A noted scholar of the social impact of the German Reformation, Miriam Usher Chrisman was born in Ithaca, New York, on May 20, 1920. With degrees from Smith College, American University, and Yale, she served for over thirty years on the faculty of the Department of History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, becoming a well-loved professor and treasured mentor to a generation of students.

A faithful and colorful correspondent, the bulk of Miriam Chrisman’s papers consist of letters written to family and friends stretching from her college days at Smith through the year before her death. The bulk of the correspondence is with her husband, Donald Chrisman, an orthopedic surgeon who was enrolled at Harvard Medical School during their courtship. Soon after the Chrismans married in November 1943, Donald left for active duty in the Navy on the U.S.S. Baldwin. The couple’s war correspondence is unusually rich, offering insight on everything from the social responsibilities of married couples to their opinions on the progression of the war. Of particular note is a lengthy letter written by Donald during and immediately after D-Day in which he provides Miriam a real-time description of the events and his reactions as they unfold. Later letters document Miriam’s extensive travels including a trip around the world. .

Subjects

  • Smith College--Students
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Faculty
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Department of History
  • World War, 1939-1945

Contributors

  • Chrisman, Miriam Usher

Types of material

  • Letters (Correspondence)

Cigar Makers of the U.S.A. Local 39 (New Haven, Conn.)

Cigar Makers of the U.S.A., Local 39 Minute Books, 1886-1941.

2 vols. (0.25 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 383

Founded in 1864, the Cigar Makers were charted by the AFL in 1887. The collection consists of two minute books for Local 39 of New Haven, Connecticut, the earlier dating from 1886-1891 and the later volume dating from 1930-1941. Beginning in 1880, cigar manufacturers who negotiated labor contracts with the union affixed blue labels to boxes of “union made” cigars. A sheet of these union labels are laid into the back of the earlier minute book.

Subjects

  • Cigar makers--Labor unions
  • Labor unions--Connecticut

Contributors

  • Cigar Makers Union

Clapp, Charles Wellington

Charles Wellington Clapp Papers, 1882-1886.

1 box (0.25 linear feet).
Call no.: RG 50 C53

Born on Jan. 4, 1863, and raised in Montague, Mass., Charles Wellington Clapp entered Massachusetts Agricultural College as a freshman during the fall 1882. Shouldering the standard coursework in agriculture and engineering, Clapp graduated with the class of 1886 and went on to a career as a civil engineer in Greenfield, Mass.

Written by Clapp to his sister Mary during his undergraduate years at MAC, the 31 letters in this collection provide a lighthearted and engaging glimpse into the academic work and extra-curricular activities of a typical early student at Mass Aggie. Noteworthy among these letters are early references to football being played at the college and an effective hand-drawn map of campus, both from 1882.

Subjects

  • Massachusetts Agricultural College--Students

Contributors

  • Clapp, Charles Wellington

Types of material

  • Letters (Correspondence)
  • Maps

Clark, Henry James, 1826-1873

Henry James Clark Papers, 1865-1872.

1 box (0.25 linear feet).
Call no.: FS 048
Trichodina pediculus
Trichodina pediculus

The first professor of Natural History at the Massachusetts Agricultural College, Henry James Clark, had one of the briefest and most tragic tenures of any member of the faculty during the nineteenth century. Having studied under Asa Gray and Louis Agassiz at Harvard, Clark became an expert microscopist and student of the structure and development of flagellate protozoans and sponges. Barely a year after joining the faculty at Massachusetts Agricultural College at its first professor of Natural History, Clark died of tuberculosis on July 1, 1873.

A small remnant of a brief, but important career in the natural sciences, the Henry James Clark Papers consist largely of obituary notices and a fraction of his published works. The three manuscript items include two letters from Clark’s widow to his obituarist and fellow naturalist, Alpheus Hyatt (one including some minor personal memories), and a contract to build a house on Pleasant Street in Amherst.

Subjects

  • Developmental biology
  • Massachusetts Agricultural College--Faculty
  • Massachusetts Agricultural College. Department of Veterinary Science
  • Protozoans

Contributors

  • Clark, Henry James, 1826-1873
  • Clark, Mary Young Holbrook
  • Hyatt, Alpheus, 1838-1902

Types of material

  • Contracts
  • Letters (Correspondence)

Concordance for the Archives, L

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[ O ][ P, Q ][ R ][ S ][ T ][ U ][ V ][ W ][ XYZ ]

L

La Resistance (1967)
RG-45/00/L2
Labor Affairs, Institute For
see Institute for Labor Affairs RG-3/9
Labor Center Review (Labor Relations and Research Center) (1978-1990)
RG-25/L1/00
Labor Council, UMass
see UMass Labor Council (1995- ) RG-40/5/U5
Labor/Management Workplace Education Program
see Physical Plant RG-36/1
Labor Relations (President’s Office)
RG-3/19
Labor Relations and Research Center
RG-25/L1
Labor Relations and Personnel, Assistant Vice President for
see Vice President for Labor Relations and Personnel, Assistant RG-3/17/1
Labor Relations, Coordinator of
RG-35/14
Laboratory of Psychometric and Evaluation Research
see Psychometric and Evaluation Research, Laboratory of RG-13/3/23/3.1
Laboratory Safety News (Environmental Health & Safety) (1980-1995)
RG-30/15/4
LACC
see Latin American Cultural Center (LACC) RG-45/40/L2
Lacrosse, Men’s
see Sports-Men’s Lacrosse (1966- ) RG-18/2
Lacrosse, Women’s
see Sports-Women’s Lacrosse (1993- ) RG-18/2
Lambda Chi Alpha (1980-1991)
RG-45/90/L3
Lambda Delta Phi
RG-45/90/L3.6
Land-Grant Colleges, State Universities
RG-60/1
Land-Grant University Women, New England Council of
see New England Council of Land-Grant University Women RG-60/1/1
Land Use Maps
see Massachusetts Town Statistics (Experiment Stations) RG-15/2.23
Land Use Notes
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Land Use Notes (1979-1980) RG-15/8
Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning
see Landscape Architecture Department RG-25/L2
Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning Newsletter
see Focus (1993- ) RG-25/L2/00
Landscape Architecture Department
RG-25/L2
Language Laboratory
RG-11/18
Language Resource Center(s), Foreign
see Foreign Language Resource Center(s) RG-25/F5.5
Lantern Slides, Glass
see Slides, Glass Lantern RG-188
LARP News, The (Dept. of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning (1997- )
RG-25/L2/00
Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies
see Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies RG.25/14.5
Latin American Cultural Center (LACC) (1995- ) RG-45/40/L2

Latin American Library Materials
see Seminar of the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALAM) (1973-1976) RG-8/9
Latin American Solidarity Committee, Western Massachusetts (1983-1985)
RG-45/80/L3
Latin American Studies [Program and Committee]
RG-25/L4
Latin American Studies–Occasional Paper Series (1976-1987)
RG-25/L4/00
Law Association, Pre-
see Pre-Law Association RG-45/40/P7.4
Law School (Official University Committee) (1966-1975)
RG-40/2/L1
Law School, ad hoc Committee to Study Need for (Faculty Senate, 1965-1967, 1972)
RG-40/2/A3
Layouts (Cartographic Materials)
RG-181/2
LBGA
see People’s Gay Alliance (Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay Alliance) RG-45/40/G3
LDCO
see Learning Disabilities Coordinator’s Office (LDCO) (1986- ) RG-6/20
Leadership and Administration, Center for (School of Education)
RG-13/3/17/3
see also Administration and Leadership (School of Education) RG-13/3/23/7
Lear (Honor Society)
RG-45/60/L4
Learning Center, Mastery
see Mastery Learning Center RG-30/2/5
Learning Disabilities Coordinators Office (LDCO) (1986- )
RG-6/20
see also Counseling and Academic Development RG-11/8
Learning Resources Center (LRC) (1994- )
RG-6/12
Learning Support Services (LSS)
see Learning Resources Center (LRC) RG-6/12
Leave, Sabbatical
see Sabbatical Leave RG- 40/1/6
Lecture Note Program (Student Senate) (1973-1974)
RG-45/7/L4
Lecture Series, Chancellor’s
see Chancellor’s Lecture Series RG-4/12
Lecture Series Distinguished Faculty
see Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series
Lecture Series, Sidney Topol Distinguished (1997- )
see Sidney Topol Distinguished Lecture Series (1997- ) RG-186/10
Lecture Series, Troy
see Troy Lecture Series (Films and Videotapes) RG-186/9
Lecturers From Outside the University (1911- )
RG-1/12
Lectures (Faculty and Staff)
RG-40/1/2
see also Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series (Videotapes) (1986- ) RG-186/7
Lectures (Photographs)
RG-145/2
see also Lectures (Poster Collection) RG-180/1
Lectures (Poster Collection)
RG-180/1
see also Lectures (Photographs) RG-145/2
Lectures, Committee on University
RG-40/2/L1.5
Left Field (Student Publication) (1990)
RG-45/00/L2.3
Legacy (English Department) (1984-1990)
RG-25/E3/00
Legal Assistant Training Program
RG-7/7
Legal Services Office (LSO)
see Attorney: Legal Services Office (LSO) RG-45/2
Legal Studies (1981- )
RG-25/L7
see also Legal Assistant Training Program RG-7/7
Legal Studies (Special Programs) (1965-1981)
RG-6/4/7
see also Legal Studies (1981- ) RG-25/L7
Legal Studies Forum: An Interdisciplinary Journal (1985-1988)
RG-25/L7/00
see also ALSA Forum, The (1981-1984) RG-25/L7/00
Legal Studies–Mediation Project
RG-25/L7/3
Legislation (1858- )
RG-1/2
Legislative Service Project
RG-25/P6.6
Leisure Studies and Service Department
RG-25/L6
Lesbian and Bisexual Concerns, Program for Gay
see Program for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Concerns (1986- ) RG-30/2/6
Lesbian, and Bisexual Concerns, Support Group for, Gay
see Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Concerns, Support Group for RG-40/2/G3
Lesbian and Bisexual Concerns, The Chancellor’s Task Force on , Gay
see Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Concerns, The Chancellor’s Task Force on (1993) RG-40/2/G2
Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay Alliance
see Peoples’ Gay Alliance RG-45/40/G3
Lesbian Union (1995)
RG-45/40/L4
Liability (Official University Committee) (1958)
RG-40/2/L2
Liaison (Alumni Periodical) (1944-1945)
RG-50/00/3
Liaison Services, Assistant to the President for
RG-3/5
Liberator, The (Student Publication) (1989- )
RG-45/00/L2.5
Librarian
see Library Director/Librarian RG-8/1
Librarian/Faculty, ad hoc, Action Committee
see Action Committee, ad hoc Faculty/Librarian (1980) RG-40/3/A1.5
Librarians Bargaining Unit
see Committees and other Groups (Library) RG-8/6
Libraries, Departmental (1880, 1958-1978)
RG-8/3/11
Note: No longer in existence.
Library (1876- ) RG-8
see also Music Library (1975- ) RG-8/3/8
Biological Sciences Library (1962- ) RG-8/3/9
Physical Sciences Library (1961- ) RG-8/3/10
Library–Annual Reports (1888, 1910- )
RG-8/00/L5
Library Audio-Visual Department (1948-1990′s)
RG-8/1/5
Library Automation Newsletter
see LS 2000 Newsletter/Library Automation Newsletter (1988-1991) (Library Publications) RG-8/00/L4
Library Buildings
RG-8/5
Library Buildings-Chapel (Old Chapel) (1869-1935)
RG-8/5/1
Library Buildings-Goodell (Goodell Library) (1899-1990)
RG-8/5/2
see also Library-Goodell (Plan Microfilm) RG-190/16
Library Buildings-Tower (University Library/W.E.B. Du Bois Library) (1961- )
RG-8/5/3
Library Buildings-W.E.B. Du Bois Library
see Library Buildings-Tower (University Library/W.E.B. Du Bois Library) (1961- ) RG-8/5/3
Library Business Office (1921- )
RG-8/1/2
Library Collections
see Collection Development (Library) RG-8/2
Library Committee (Faculty Senate, 1960- )
RG-40/2/A3
Library Committee (Official University Committee) (1911, 1952-1957)
RG-40/2/L3
Library Committees and Other Groups (1883, 1954- )
RG-8/6
Library Consortium
see Boston Library consortium (1975- ) RG-8/10
Library Director, Assistant to (1962- )
RG-8/1/1
Library Director/Librarian (1886- )
RG-8/1
Library Exhibits
see Exhibits (Library) RG-8/3/13
Library, Goodell (Building Microfilm)
RG-190/16
Library Information Bulletin (1969- )
RG-8/00/L5
Library Information Processing
RG-8/4/4
Library Leaflet
Extension Service, Cooperative–Library Leaflet (1913-1924) RG-15/8
Library Leaflet-Revised Series
Extension Service, Cooperative–Library Leaflet–Revised Series (1927-1930) RG-15/8
Library Management Assistant
RG-8/1/7
Library, Massachusetts Film Co-op
RG-8/1/8
Library Monthly Reports (1966-1987)
RG-8/00/M6
Library Newsletter (UMass Libraries) (1970-1980)
RG-8/00/N3
Library Publications
RG-8/00
Library Slide Shows (including audio tapes)
RG-187/4
Library Staff Bulletin
see "Library Information Bulletin" (UMass Libraries) (1967- ) RG-8/00/L5
Library Statistical Reports and Summaries (1973-1984)
RG-8/00/S8
Library Systems Office (1964- )
RG-8/1/4
Library Task Force Report (1980-1981)
RG-40/2/L3.5
Life/Career Development Team
RG-30/22/1
Lighting (Physical Plant)
RG-36/50/L5
Lincoln W. Barnes Photo Collection (M.A.C. Campus Photographs)
RG-149
Linguistics Department
RG-25/L8
Literacy Institute, Media
see Media Literacy Institute RG-25/C7.7
Literary Magazine (Student Publication) (1959-1962)
RG-45/00/L3.5
see also Collegian Quarterly (1938-1962) RG-45/00/C6.2
Literary Monthly, The MAC (Student Publication) (1910)
RG-45/00/L4
Literary Society (UMass Amherst) (1953-1959)
RG-40/3/L4
see also Washington Irving Literary Society (1867-1892) RG-45/40/W3
Edward Everett Literary Society (1870-1876) RG-45/40/E3
Literary Society, Edward Everett
see Edward Everett Literary Society (1870-1876) RG-45/40/E3
Literary Society, Washington Irving
see Washington Irving Literary Society RG-45/40/W3
Literature, Comparative
see Comparative Literature RG-25/C8
Literature, Joint Committee on (Official University Committee) (1974)
RG-40/2/L5
Lithographs (Iconographic Materials)
RG-182/1
LMWEP
see Physical Plant–Labor/Management Workplace Education Program (1987- ) RG-36/1
Local 1776, AFS CME; Council 41 (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees)
RG-40/5/S4
Long Range Academic Planning Committee (Faculty Senate, 1961-1962)
RG-40/2/A3
Long Range Planning, ad hoc Committee (1966-1971)
RG-40/2/A3
see also Planning Committee (Faculty Senate, 1972-1980) RG-40/2/A3
Loose Change (Computer and Information Science) (1993-1999)
RG-25/C9/00
see also Significant Bits (1999) RG-25/C9/00
Lowell, University of
see University of Lowell RG-55/4
LRC
see Learning Resources Center (LRC) (1994- ) RG-6/12
LRRC Labor Update (1991)
RG-25/L1/00
LRRC Review (1978-1991)
RG-25\L1\00
LS 2000 Newsletter/Library Automation Newsletter (1988-1991) (Library Publication)
RG-8/00/L4
LSO
see Attorney: Legal Services Office (LSO) RG-45/2
LSS (Learning Support Services) (1997- )
see Learning Resources Center (LRC) (1994- ) RG-6/12
Lubovitch Movement (Religious Group) (1975)
RG-45/70/L8

Enfield (Mass.)

Enfield (Mass.) Collection, 1800-1939.

8 boxes (4 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 010
Birdseye view of Enfield, ca.1915
Birdseye view of Enfield, ca.1915

Situated at the confluence of the east and west branches of the Swift River in western Massachusetts, Enfield was the largest and southernmost of the four towns inundated in 1939 to create the Quabbin Reservoir. Incorporated as a town in 1816, Enfield was relatively prosperous in the nineteenth century on an economy based on agriculture and small-scale manufacturing, reaching a population of just over 1,000 by 1837. After thirty years of seeking a suitably large and reliable water supply for Boston, the state designated the Swift River Valley as the site for a new reservoir and with its population relocated, Enfield was officially disincorporated on April 28, 1938.

The records of the town of Enfield, Mass., document nearly the entire history of the largest of four towns inundated to create the Quabbin Reservoir. The core of the collection consists of records of town meetings and of the activities of the town Selectmen, 1804-1938, but there are substantial records for the Enfield Congregational Church. The School Committee, Overseers of the Poor, the town Library Association, and groups such as the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Bethel Masonic Lodge.

Subjects

  • Enfield (Mass.)--History
  • Enfield (Mass.)--Politics and government
  • Enfield (Mass.)--Religious life and customs
  • Enfield (Mass.)--Social life and customs
  • Quabbin Reservoir Region (Mass.)--History
  • Quabbin Reservoir Region (Mass.)--Social life and customs
  • Women--Societies and clubs

Contributors

  • Daughters of the American Revolution. Captain Joseph Hooker Chapter (Enfield, Mass.)
  • Enfield (Mass. : Town)
  • Enfield (Mass. : Town). Overseers of the Poor
  • Enfield (Mass. : Town). Prudential Committee
  • Enfield (Mass. : Town). School Committee
  • Enfield Congregational Church (Enfield, Mass.)
  • Enfield Congregational Church (Enfield, Mass.). Women's Auxiliary
  • Enfield Congregational Church (Enfield, Mass.). Women's Missionary Society

Types of material

  • Account books
  • Church records
  • Photographs
  • Sermons

ETHIR recipients

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2012

Matthew Ferrari (Communications)
Nature, Landscape, and the Visual Culture of Sport Marketing in the McCormack
Archive
Thomas Hopper (English)

2011

Molly Campbell (History)
Behold And See As You Pass By: Gravestones and Mortuary Art In Early New England
A digital exhibit drawn from the collections of the Association for Gravestone Studies
Tom Hohenstein (History)
Rhetoric or Research: The CIA at UMass
An examination of protests and counter-protests against CIA recruitment at UMass Amherst in the 1980s.
Emily Oswald (History)
Source, History, Story: Teaching U.S. History in the Archives
A digital curriculum integrating archival resources in teaching U.S. history.

Exhibits online

Tulip poplar leaves
Tulip poplar leaves
Photograph by Arthur Mange

Drawing upon the unique materials under their care, the staff of the Department of Special Collections and University Archives organize two exhibits a year in their reading room and work regularly with their colleagues in the general library to prepare other exhibits for display on the Lower Level of the W.E.B. Du Bois Library.

Exhibits online
Diana Mara Henry PhotographsPhotographer: DMH
Photographs from the collection of Diana Mara Henry
An exhibit by Chuck Abel.
Rhetoric or researchRhetoric or Research
interprets student protests against CIA recruitment at UMass Amherst during the 1980s through a selection of images taken by student photojournalists.
By Tom Hohenstein (ETHIR recipient, 2011).
Gordon HeathSource, History, Story: Teaching U.S. History in the Archives
A digital curriculum for teaching U.S. history using archival resources.
An exhibit by Emily Oswald (ETHIR recipient, 2011).
I see dead peopleBehold And See As You Pass By
An online exhibit on gravestones and mortuary art in Early New England drawn from the Association for Gravestones Studies Collections.
By Molly Campbell (ETHIR recipient, 2011)
Robot readerUncertain Futures
Science fiction readership in the Cold War and beyond.
An exhibit by Morgan Hubbard.
Letters homeFifteen letters
Conrad D. Totman’s letters home from Korea, 1954-1955.
An exhibit by Alex McKenzie.
Du Bois photographsDu Bois: The Activist Life
An online exhibit on the life and legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois based on his papers.
A scarab beetleHerbals and Insects
A selection of rare botanical and entomological books from the SCUA collections.
A beeApiculture and culture
Books on bees and beekeeping.
An exhibit by Richard A. Steinmetz.
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