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Clark, John G., d. 1972

John G. Clark Papers, 1960-1969.

3 boxes (3.25 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 499
John G. Clark and H. P. Hood milk truck
John G. Clark and H. P. Hood milk truck

With a life long interest in politics, John G. Clark of Easthampton, Massachusetts worked on a number of campaigns before running for office himself. He ran for state senator in 1958, but lost in the Democratic primary. Two years later he ran again, this time for state representative of the 3rd Hampshire District, and won. Clark served in the State House of Representative for eight years until he was appointed clerk of the district court in Northampton and chose not to run for reelection.

While this collection is small, it is packed with campaign materials, letters, position statements, speeches, and press releases that together offer a good sense of the political climate in Massachusetts during the 1960s, especially issues of local concern for Hampshire County. Four letters from a young neighbor written while serving in Vietnam provide a personal account of the war.

Subjects

  • Massachusetts--History
  • Massachusetts--Politics and government--1951-
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975

Contributors

  • Clark, John G., d. 1972

Concordance for the Archives, M

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M

MAC
see Men Acting for Change (MAC) (1994- ) RG-45/80/M4
MAC Alumni Athletic Association
see MACAAA RG-50/4
MAC Alumni Bulletin(1919-1953)
RG-50/00/3
MAC Alumni Quarterly (1917-1918) RG-50/00/3
MAC College and Alumni News (1903-1908)
RG-50/00/3
MAC Dramatic Society (1911, 1984, 1986)
RG-45/40/M3
MAC in the War (Duplicate Collection) (1921)
RG-99/1
MAC Literary Monthly
see Literary Monthly, The MAC (1910) RG-45/00/L4
MACAAA (Massachusetts Agricultural College Alumni Athletic Association)
RG-50/4
Mace
see Insignia, Diploma, Motto, Mascot, Mace, Etc. RG-6/1
Mail Services
RG-35/8
Mainstay (1969-1978)
RG-36/00/M2
Maintenance (Physical Plant)
RG-36/5
Malawi Project (College of Food and Natural Resources) (1963-1970)
RG-15/4/1
Man and Environment, Institute for
see The Environmental Institute (TEI) RG-6/4/14
Man and Environment, Institute for–Proposal Series (1973-1976)
RG-6/4/14
Man and Environment, Institute for–Report Series (1973-1978)
RG-6/4/14
Management and Business Affairs, Vice President for
see Vice President for Management and Business Affairs RG-3/11
Management and Fiscal Affairs and University Treasurer, Vice President for
see Vice President for Management and Fiscal Affairs and University Treasurer RG-3/13
Management and Fiscal Affairs, Vice President for
see Vice President for Management and Fiscal Affairs RG-3/16
Management Assistant (Library)
RG-8/1/7
Management Council, Campus
see Campus Management Council (1948-1989) RG-6/2.5
Management Cluster, Educational Planning and
see Educational Planning and Management Cluster RG-13/3/17
Management Department
RG-25/M2
Management Memos
see Food and Resource Economics, Dept. of–Management Memos (1975-1976) RG-25/F45
Management Research (1975-1979)
RG-12/00
Management, School of
see School of Management RG-12
Management, School of–Dean
see Dean (School of Management) RG-12/11
Management, School of–Newsletter (1983-1985)
RG-12/00
see also Business Administration, School of–Newsletter (pre-1983) RG-12/00
Commonwealth, The (1986- ) RG-12/00
Manufacturing Productivity, Center for (1991- )
RG-12/7
Manuscripts and Archives
see Archives and Manuscripts RG-8/1/3
Maps, Campus
see Campus Maps RG-36/100
see also Guide Books RG-5/00/4
Maps (Cartographic Materials) RG-181/3
Proposed Layouts RG-6/15
Maps (Cartographic Materials)
RG-181/3
Marathons (School of Education)
see School of Education, Marathons RG-13/3/11
Marine and Coastal Facts (Sea Grant Advisory Program) (1977-1981)
RG-15/8.1
Marine Education Research, Cooperative
see Cooperative Marine Education Research (CMER) (1989) RG-6/4/14/5
Marine Foods Program
see Experiment Station–Marine Foods Program RG-15/2.2
Marine Sciences Facilities at Cape Ann, ad hoc Committee on (1975)
RG-40/2/M3
Marine Sciences Program
RG-25/M3
Marine Station (Research and Graduate Studies)
RG-9/12
Market Garden Field Station
see Suburban Experiment Station, Waltham RG-15/9
Market Garden Field Station Journal
see Suburban Experiment Station, Waltham–Market Garden Field Station Journal (1915-1936) RG-15/9
Market, Student Craft
see Craft Market (Student) RG-45/40/C7
Marketing Department
RG-25/M4
Maroon & White (1992- )
RG-45/00/M2
Maroon Key Society (Honor Society)
RG-45/60/M3
Married Student Housing (Microfilm) (ca. 1960′s)
RG-190/8
Married Student Housing Committee
RG-35/12/2
see also Married Student Housing (Microfilm) (ca. 1960′s) RG-190/8
Marshals (Commencement) (1982-1985)
RG-1/7/4
Martin Luther King Social Action and Lecture Group (1968-1970)
RG-45/80/M3
Mascot
see Insignia, diploma, motto, mascot, mace, etc. RG-1/6
Mass Action (Student Publication)
RG-45/00/M3
Mass. Agricultural Review, Committee on (1926-1930)
RG-40/2/M4
Mass Aid (1985)
RG-45/40/M4
see also Hunger Task Force, UMass RG-45/40/H8
Mass. Communications, Center for
see Communications-Related Disciplines and Center for Mass Communications (1969) RG-40/2/C6
Mass. Media (Microfilm)
RG-190/14
Massachusetts (1990-1997)
RG-5/00/11
see also UMASS (1996- ) RG-5/00/12
Massachusetts Agricultural College Alumni Athletic Association
see MACAAA (Massachusetts Agricultural College Alumni Athletic Association) RG-50/4
Massachusetts Agricultural Review
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Massachusetts Agricultural Review (1926-1931) RG-15/8
Massachusetts Agricultural Review (Official University Committee) (1926-1930)
RG-40/2/M4
Massachusetts Alumnus
see Alumnus, The (Alumni Periodicals) RG-50/00/3
Massachusetts Board of Higher Education (1966-1980)
RG-1/3
see Board of Regents, RG-1/4
Higher Education Coordination Council (1991-1996) / Board of Higher Education (1996- ) RG-1/5
Massachusetts Bulletin for Farm Women
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Massachusetts Bulletin for Farm Women RG-15/8
Massachusetts Business and Economic Report (1974-1986)
RG-12/3/B8
see also Business and Economic Research, Center for RG-12/3
Massachusetts CAI Consortium Newsletter (1985-1989)
RG-29/00
Massachusetts Career Education Leader
see Institute for Governmental Services–Massachusetts Career Education Leader (1980-1981) RG-3/8
Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies
RG-25/M4.3
Massachusetts Center for The Book (1999- )
RG-25/M4.35
Massachusetts, Center for Rural
see Center for Rural Massachusetts RG-15/16
Massachusetts Collegian, The (1914- )
RG-45/00/C6
see also Massachusetts Daily Collegian(1967- ) RG-45/00/C6
Massachusetts Collegian, The (Microfilm) (1914- )
RG-190/13
Massachusetts Collision (Student Publication) (1933)
RG-45/00/M4
Massachusetts Commercial Vegetable Grower
see Commercial Vegetable Grower (Suburban Experiment Station Waltham) RG-15/9
Massachusetts Commission on Corruption
RG-36/23
Massachusetts Commission, Center for
see Communications-Related Disciplines and Center for Massachusetts Communications (1969) RG-40/2/C6
Massachusetts Cooperative Extension News
see Extension Service, Cooperative–News (1986- ) RG-15/8
Massachusetts Cooperative Extension Service
see Extension Service, Cooperative RG-15/8
Massachusetts Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit; Fishery Unit
see Wildlife Research Unit; Fishery Unit (Massachusetts Cooperative) RG-15/6
Massachusetts Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit–Quarterly Progress Report (1948-1988)
RG-15/6
Massachusetts Daily Collegian, The (1967- )
RG-45/00/C6
see also Massachusetts Collegian(1914-1967) RG-45/00/C6
Massachusetts Dairy Digest
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Massachusetts Dairy Digest (1936-1985) RG-15/8
Massachusetts Data, Center for (State Data Center)
RG-15/8.3
see also Massachusetts Development Research Institute (MDRI) RG-25/M4.8
Massachusetts Demographic Research Institute (Research and Graduate Studies)
RG-9/10
Massachusetts Development Research Institute (MDRI)
RG-25/M4.8
see also Massachusetts Data, Center for RG-15/8.3
Massachusetts Farm Prices Research Collection (1910-1965)
RG-15/8.9
Massachusetts Film Co-op
RG-8/1/8
Massachusetts Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy
RG-60/10
Massachusetts Free Press (Student Publication) (1988- )
RG-45/00/M4.5
Massachusetts Gazette (Public Affairs) (1970)
RG-5/00/9
Massachusetts Heritage (Holdsworth Natural Resources Center) (1961- )
RG-15/3
Massachusetts Information Scanning Unit (MISU) (School of Management)
RG-12/13
Massachusetts Institute for Social and Economic Research (MISER)
see Massachusetts Development Research Institute (MDRI) RG-25/M4.8
Massachusetts Magazine
see Massachusetts (1990-1996) RG-5/00/11
Massachusetts Music Bulletin (1973-1979)
RG-25/M9/00
Massachusetts Natural History, Bulletin of (1884)
RG-25/E4/00
Massachusetts Personnel and Guidance Association Newsletter (1970-1977)
RG-30/9/5
Massachusetts Public Research Group (Mass PI RG)
see MS54 Mass PI RG
Massachusetts Review, The (1959- ) RG-60/7

Massachusetts Small Business Development Center (MSBDC) (School of Management)
RG-12/10
see also MSBDC News (1983-1984) RG-12/10
Massachusetts Society of Professors (MSP)
RG-40/5/M4
Massachusetts Society of Professors-American Association of University of Professors
(MSP-AAUP) RG-40/5/M4.1
Massachusetts Society of Professors Newsletter
see MassProf (1977- ) RG-40/5/M4
Massachusetts State College in the Post-War Period (Official University Committee) (1944)
RG-40/2/M4.5
Massachusetts State Employee Association (MSEA)
see Massachusetts State Employee Association (MSEA), MS49
Massachusetts Studies in English (1967-1986, 1992) RG-25/E3/00

Massachusetts Town Expenditures (1958-1969)
RG-25/P6.5/00
Massachusetts Town Statistics (College of Food and Natural Resources)
RG-15/2.23
MassPI RG
see Mass. Public Information Research Group (MassPI RG) Records (1972- ) , MS-54
MassProf (Massachusetts Society of Professors Newsletter) (1977- ) RG-40/5/M4

Master of Arts in Art History Newsletter (1986-1987)
RG-25/A7/00
Master of Arts in Teaching Program (MAT Program)
RG-10/1/10
Master Planning Committee (Faculty Senate, 1961-1974)
RG-40/2/A3
see also Campus Planning Committee (Faculty Senate, 1956-1960, 1974-1975) RG-40/2/A3
Masters Theses and Terminal Projects (1896- )
RG-46/2 (see UMass Library catalog for holdings
see also Theses and Dissertations (Films & Videotapes) RG-186/2
Mastery Learning Center
RG-30/2/5
Mastery Learning Center Newsletter (1985)
RG-30/2/5
MAT Program
see Master of Arts in Teaching Program RG-10/1/10
Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) (1994- )
RG-25/M4.5
Math Club
see Mathematics and Statistics–Math Club (1939-1940) RG-25/M5/3
Math/Science/Technology Education Project (MESTEP) (School of Education–
Instructional Leadership Division) RG-13/4/10
Mathematics and Statistics Department
RG-25/M5
Mathematics and Statistics Department–Actuarial Program
RG-25/M5/3
Mathematics and Statistics Department–Math Club (1939-1940)
RG-25/M5/3
Mathematics and Statistics Department–Science Enrichment Program
RG-25/M5/3
Mathematics, Center for Applied
see Applied Mathematics, Center for RG-25/M5.5
Mathematics Faculty
see Natural Sciences and Mathematics Faculty RG-11/50
Mazes, Chain Link (Physical Plant) (1983- )
RG-36/50/M3
MDRI
see Massachusetts Development Research Institute (MDRI) RG-25/M4.8
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department
RG-25/M6
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department–Energy Alternatives Program
RG-25/M6/3
Medal for Outstanding Service
see University Medal for Outstanding Service RG-2/99
Media Literacy Institute
RG-25/C7.7
Media Center (School of Education)
RG-13/3/21/2
Media-other than publications (Student Body)
RG-45/30
Media Specialists for the Deaf, Center for (School of Education)
RG-13/3/21/9
Mediation Project
see Legal Studies–Mediation Project RG-25/L7/3
Medical School Location, ad hoc Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1965-1966)
RG-40/2/A3
Medical School, Worcester
RG-55/2
Medical Society, Pre-
see Pre-Medical Society RG-45/40/P7.5
Meditation Society, Students International
see Students International Mediation Society (SIMS) RG-45/70/S8
MEFORUM (School of Education) (1973-1975)
RG-13/00
Mega Memo Newsletter (Anthropology Department) (1978- )
RG-25/A6/00
Mega Memo Newsletter, Five College (Anthropology Department 5-College Newsletter) (1985-2000)
RG-25/A6/00
Memo (Office of Institutional Studies) (1962-1964)
RG-4/3/1
Memorabilia (University Historical Collection) (1863-1925, 1988)
RG-1/203
Memorabilia, general (Oversize materials)
RG-183
Memorial Quilt Project, AIDS
see AIDS Memorial Quilt Project (1992- ) RG-11/20
Memorial Stones and Plaques (Physical Plant)
RG-36/50/M4
see also Plaques (Memorial, General) RG-183/3
Men Acting for Change (MAC) (1994)

Menorah Club (1937)
RG-45/70/M4
Mental Health Services
RG-30/15/3
Mental Retardation Project
RG-7/4
Mentor Program
see New Student Program (Summer Counseling) RG-30/9/2
MEP
see Minority Engineering Program (College of Engineering) RG-14/6
MESTEP
see Math/Science/Technology Education Project (School of Education–
Instructional Leadership Division) RG-13/4/10
Metawampe
RG-36/50/M5
Metawampe Club (1907- )
RG-40/3/M4
Metawampe Lawn
RG-36/104/M5
Meteorological Series Bulletin [ dingbatView online (1888-1907) ]
see Experiment Station (1888- )--Meteorological Series Bulletin RG-15/2.2
Meteorological Observations/Observatory Bulletin
see Experiment Station (1888- )–Meteorological Series Bulletin RG-15/2.2
Metric Research Center, Northeast
see Northeast Metric Research Center RG-7/6
Micro Resource Lab (MRL)
RG-29/2
Micro Scope (Microbiology Department) (1988-1991)
RG-25/M7/00
Micro Teaching (School of Education)
RG-13/3/21/8
Microanalysis Laboratory (Research and Graduate Studies)
RG-9/3/4
Microbial and Molecular Biology Laboratory Support Services (MMBLSS) (1995- )

Microbiology Department
RG-25/M7
Microbiology, Institute of Agricultural and Industrial
see Environmental Sciences RG- 25/E8
Microfilms
RG-190
Microwave Electronics Newsletter (1985-1987)
RG-25/E2/00
Mid-Winter Alumni Day (1923-1926)
RG-40/2/M5
Middle East, Peace and Justice in the, UMass Faculty and Staff for
see Peace and justice in the Middle East, UMass Faculty and Staff for
(Unofficial Committee) (1990-1991) RG-40/3/P1
Military (Photographs)
RG-142
see also Panoramic Photos RG-170
Military Affairs, ad hoc Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1967-1972)
RG-40/2/A3
Military and Air Service–Arnold Air Society
RG-25/M8
Military and Air Science–ASTRP (Army Specialized Training Reserve Program)
RG-25/M8/3
Military and Air Science Department
RG-25/M8
Military and Air Science– 58th College Training Detachment (World War II)
RG-25/M8
Minorities, Committee on Status of (Faculty Senate, 1981, 1984- )
RG-40/2/A3
Minority Achievement Program, Springfield/UMass (SUMMA)
see Bilingual Collegiate Program–Springfield/UMass Minority Achievement Program (SUMMA) RG-6/4/6.5
Minority Engineering Program (MEP) (College of Engineering)
RG-14/6
Minority Engineering Program Newsletter (1978-1980)
RG-14/00
Minority Graduate Student Association Newsletter
see Transitions (MGSA Newsletter) (1987) RG-45/00/T8)
Minority Graduate Student Recruitment, Office of
RG-10/7
Minority Groups, Provost for Women and, Associate
see Provost for Women and Minority Groups, Associate (1968-1981) RG-6/13
see also Affirmative Action (1982- ) RG-4/7
Everywoman’s Center RG-7/2
Minority Student Services Review Commission (1988)
RG-40/2/M6
Minute Waltzer’s (Student Group) (1987)
RG-45/40/M5
MinuteFan Park (2002)
RG-36/104/M6
Minuteman Statue (2002)
RG-36/50/M6
Minuteman (Student Publication) (1986- )
RG-45/00/M5
MISER (Massachusetts Institute for Social and Economic Research)
see Massachusetts Development Research Institute (MDRI) RG-25/M4.8
Missions and Goals (Official University Committee) (1975-1976)
RG-40/2/M8
see also Duplicate Collection–Missions and Goals, A Report of the Commission on (1976) RG-99/8
Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost O’Brien’s Proposal-Mission and Approach (1987) RG-6/1
Trustees’ Commission on the Future of the University (1988- ) RG-2/7
MISU
see Massachusetts Information Scanning Unit (MISU) (School of Management) RG-12/13
MMBLSS
see Microbial and Molecular Biology Laboratory Support Services (MMBLSS) RG-25/M6.5
Mobilization Committee, Student (1972)
RG-45/80/M6
Mogen David Newsletter (1924-1940) (Delta Phi Alpha Fraternity)
RG-45/90/D4.3
Molecular and Cellular Biology
RG-25/B5.5
Molecular Biology Laboratory Support Services, Microbial and
see Microbial and Molecular Biology Laboratory Support Services (MMBLSS) RG-25/M6.5
Moore Photo Collection, Fred
see Fred Moore Photo Collection RG-173
Morrill Land Grant Documents
see Charters, Legislation and RG-1/2
see also Morrill Land Grant Photos (line drawings of Justin Morrill, home site, document) RG-100
Morrill Land Grant Photographs
RG-100
Morrill News (Morrill Library Newsletter) (1977-1990, 1995- )
RG-8/00/M7
Mortar Board (Honor Society)
RG-45/60/M6
Mosaic (Five College Publication) (1991)
RG-60/5/00
Motion Picture Services, Photographic and
see Photo Center (Photographic and Motion Picture Services) RG-5/7
Motto
see Insignia, diploma, motto, mascot, mace, etc. RG-1/6
Mount Toby Reservation
see Mt. Toby Reservation RG-15/10
MRL
see Micro Resource Lab (MRL) RG-29/2
MRSEC
see Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) RG-25/M4.5
MSBDC
see Massachusetts Small Business Development Center (MSBDC) (School of Management) RG-12/10
MSBDC News (Massachusetts Small Business Development Center News) (1983-1984)
RG-12/10
MSEA (Massachusetts State Employee Association)
see Massachusetts State Employee Association (MSEA) MS49
MSP
see Massachusetts Society of Professors (MSP) RG-40/5/M4
MSP-AAUP
see Massachusetts Society of Professors-American Association of University Professors RG-40/5/M4.1
Mt. Toby Reservation
RG-15/10
MTA (Union of Professional Employees)
see Union of Professional Employees (MTA) MS47
Mugbooks
see Directories, mugbooks, catalogs of graduates, etc. RG-1/00/5
Multi-Campus Committees
see Inter-Campus committees (2-campus and 3-campus) RG-3/100
Multicultural Advisory Board (Chancellor’s)
see Counsel on Community, Diversity and Social Justice (1997- ) RG-4/17
Multicultural Conflict Resolution Team (1993- ) RG-4/8/1
Multi-Cultural Education (School of Education)
RG-13/3/19/8
Multicultural Issues, Chancellor’s Task Force on (1990)
RG-40/2/M9
Multicultural Student Union Committee (1991)
RG-40/2/M10
Multicultural UMass Community (Student Publication) (1988)
RG-45/00/M8
Museum of Natural History
see Massachusetts Natural History, Bulletin of (1884) RG-25/E4/00
Music and Dance, Department of
RG-25/M9
Music Bulletin (Music and Dance Dept.) (1973-1979)
RG-25/M9/00
Music Committee (Student)
see Arts and Music Committee (Student) RG-45/45/A7
Music Library (1975- )
RG-8/3/8
see also Music Library–Video Tape Collection (Films & Videotapes) RG-186/6
Music Library, Video Tape Collection (Films and Videotapes)
RG-186/6
Music Photographs (Student Organizations)
RG-140/2
Music Poster Collection
see Poster Collection, Music RG-180/2
Music Theatre Guild
see Operetta Guild/Music Theatre Guild RG-25/M9.4
Musical Clubs (Fine Arts/program group) (1923, 1941-1942)
RG-45/50/M8
Muslim Students Association (1994- )
RG-45/40/M8

Hapgood, Charles H.

Charles H. Hapgood Papers, 1955-1996.

6 boxes (2.75 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 445

Charles Hutchins Hapgood (1904-1982) was working toward a doctorate in French history at Harvard when the Great Depression derailed his plans. After a succession of jobs and wartime service, however, Hapgood returned to the academy, teaching history at Springfield College and Keene State for over three decades. He is best remembered as an advocate of several scientifically heterodox ideas, arguing that the earth’s outer crust shifts on geological time scales, displacing continents, and that the earth’s rotational axis has shifted numerous times in geological history. A long time friend and supporter of the medium Elwood Babbitt, he was author of several books, including The Earth’s Shifting Crust (1958), Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings (1966), The Path of the Pole (1970), and Voices of Spirit : Through the Psychic Experience of Elwood Babbitt (1975). Hapgood died in Fitchburg, Mass., on Dec. 21, 1982, after being struck by an automobile.

The Hapgood Papers contain a small grouping of correspondence and writings that offer a glimpse into some of Charles Hapgood’s late-career interests. Although the correspondence is relatively slight, relating primarily to publications in the last two or three years of his life, the collection is a rich resource for the lectures and writings of Elwood Babbitt.

Subjects

  • Channeling (Spiritualism)
  • Mediums--Massachusetts

Contributors

  • Babbitt, Elwood, 1922-
  • Hapgood, Charles H

Haymarket People’s Fund

Haymarket People's Fund Western Massachusetts Records, 1975-1983.

4 boxes (4 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 336

A granting agency that advises and provides funding for grass roots, non-profit projects and organizations in order to bring about broad social change by addressing local issues and community needs. Records include minutes, reports, correspondence, successful and unsuccessful grant applications from Western Massachusetts organizations, grant source information, and grantee materials including organization reports, publications, member lists, clippings, and other materials.

Subjects

  • Berkshire County (Mass.)--Social conditions
  • Citizen's associations--Massachusetts--History
  • Community power--Massachusetts--History
  • Endowments--Massachusetts--History
  • Franklin County (Mass.)--Social conditions
  • Hampden County (Mass.)--Social conditions
  • Hampshire County (Mass.)--Social conditions
  • Political activists--Massachusetts--History
  • Social action--Massachusetts--History

Contributors

  • Haymarket People's Fund (Boston, Mass.)

Hudson Family

Hudson family Papers, 1780-1955 (Bulk: 1825-1848).

6 boxes (3 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 332
Three generations: including Erasmus Darwin Hudson Sr. and Jr.
Three generations: including Erasmus Darwin Hudson Sr. and Jr.

Born in Torringford, Connecticut in 1806, and educated at the Torringford Academy and Berkshire Medical College (MD 1827), Erasmus Darwin Hudson became well known as a radical reformer. While establishing his medical practice in Bloomfield, Conn., and later in Springfield, Mass., and New York City, Hudson emerged as a force in the antislavery struggle, hewing to the non-resistant line. Touring the northeastern states as a lecturing agent for the Connecticut Anti-Slavery Society and general agent of the American Anti-Slavery Society, he regularly contributing articles to an antislavery periodicals and befriended many of the movement’s leaders. In his professional life as an orthopedic surgeon, Hudson earned acclaim for his contributions to the development of modern prosthetics. During the carnage of the Civil War, he introduced remarkable improvements in artificial limb technology and innovations in the treatment of amputations and battle trauma, winning awards for his contributions at international expositions in Paris (1867) and Philadelphia (1876). Hudson died of pneumonia on Dec. 31, 1880.

Spanning five generations of a family of physicians and social reformers, the Hudson Family Papers include particularly significant content for Erasmus Darwin Hudson documenting his activities with the Connecticut and American Anti-Slavery societies. Hudson’s journals and writings are accompanied by a rich run of correspondence with antislavery figures such as Abby Kelley, Wendell Phillips, Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Isaac Hopper, and Samuel May and a unique antislavery campaign map of New York state and surrounding areas (1841). Hudson’s medical career and that of his son Erasmus Darwin Hudson, Jr. (1843-1887), a thoracic physician, is equally well documented through correspondence, medical notes, and handwritten drafts of lectures, with other material ranging from family records and writings of and other family members to genealogies of the Hudson, Shaw, Clarke, Fowler, and Cooke families, and printed material, memorabilia, clipping and photographs.

Subjects

  • Abolitionists
  • African Americans--History
  • American Anti-slavery Society
  • Antislavery movements--Massachusetts
  • Connecticut Anti-slavery Society
  • Connecticut--History--19th century
  • Massachusetts--History--19th century
  • Physicians--New York
  • United States--History--1783–1865

Contributors

  • Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895
  • Foster, Abby Kelley, 1810-1887
  • Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
  • Gay, Sydney Howard, 1814-1888
  • Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852
  • Hudson Family
  • Hudson, Daniel Coe, 1774–1840
  • Hudson, Erasmus Darwin, 1806–1880
  • Hudson, Erasmus Darwin, 1843–1887
  • Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884
  • Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874
  • Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893
  • Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895
  • Wright, Henry Clarke, 1797-1870

Types of material

  • Diaries
  • Letters (Correspondence)

International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers. Local 206

IUERMW Local 206 Records, 1936-1986.

30 boxes (14.5 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 132

Union that represented workers at the American Bosch plant in Springfield, Massachusetts, affiliated with the International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers after 1949.

Records include by-laws, minutes of the Executive Board, General Council, and Membership meetings, correspondence, membership reports, grievance and arbitration records, contract negotiation proposals and counter-proposals, strike materials, and publications documenting the administration, activities, and membership of Local 206. Effects of changing national economy and international trade on workers and union affairs, through time, are evident.

Subjects

  • American Bosch--History
  • Collective bargaining--Machinery industry--Massachusetts --Springfield
  • Industrial relations--Massachusetts--Springfield
  • International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers. Local 206 (Springfield, Mass.)
  • Labor unions--Massachusetts--Springfield
  • Machinists--Labor unions--Massachusetts--Springfield
  • Metal-working machinery industry--Massachusetts --Springfield
  • Plant shutdowns--Massachusetts--Springfield
  • Springfield (Mass.)--Economic conditions
  • Springfield (Mass.)--Industries
  • Strikes and lockouts--Machinery industry--Massachusetts --Springfield
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Local 206 (Springfield, Mass.)

Types of material

  • Letters (Correspondence)

Jones, Gerald Denison

Gerald Denison Jones Papers, 1897-1968 (Bulk: 1897-1926).

2 boxes (1 linear feet).
Call no.: RG 50 J6647
Chet Whitaker, Bill Munson, Chick Lewis (football players)
Chet Whitaker, Bill Munson, Chick Lewis (football players)

Known by his peers for his wit, “Gerry” Jones was an active presence on campus as Secretary and Treasurer for the class of 1903, and as a member of the QTV Fraternity, the staff of the Index, and the class football and baseball teams.

The papers of Gerry Jones contain a mix of ephemera dating from his days as one of the most active members of the MAC Class of 1903. Beginning with a fine record book documenting meetings of the class from their freshman year through graduation, the collection includes menus, programs, and dance cards related to class events. Of particular interest is a menu from the first football banquet in 1902, celebrating one of the most successful teams of the MAC era, going 8-1 during the fall 1901.

Subjects

  • Demonstrations--Massachusetts--Amherst--Photographs
  • Football--Photographs
  • Lewis, Chick
  • Massachusetts Agricultural College--Alumni
  • Massachusetts Agricultural College--Students
  • Munson, Bill
  • Whitaker, Chet

Contributors

  • Jones, Gerald Denison

Types of material

  • Banners
  • Menus
  • Photographs
  • Programs

Kehler, Randy

Randy Kehler Papers, 1978-1997.

17 boxes (7.75 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 396

A veteran of the peace movement and founder of the Traprock Peace Center (1979), Randy Kehler was active in the National Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign, the Peace Development Fund, and the Working Group on Electoral Democracy. Beginning in 1977, he and his wife became war tax resisters, withholding federal income tax to protest U.S. military expenditures, donating it instead to charity. As a consequence, their home was seized by the IRS in 1989, setting up a protracted legal struggle that resulted in Kehler’s arrest and imprisonment and the sale of the house. They remain tax resisters.

The Kehler Papers document the five year struggle (1989-1994) against the seizure and sale of the Kehlers’ home by the IRS. The collection includes meeting minutes, notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings; letters to the editor, essays, articles, plans and strategy documents for the vigil set outside the Kehler home; support committee information and actions; correspondence with government officials, the IRS, and the Justice Department; letters of support; documents from the legal proceedings; and political literature addressing the Kehlers’ situation.

Subjects

  • Activists--Massachusetts
  • Antinuclear movement--Massachusetts
  • Argo, Ed
  • Colrain (Mass.)
  • Pacifists--Massachusetts
  • Peace movements--Massachusetts
  • Political activists--Massachusetts
  • Tax collection--Massachusetts--Colrain
  • Tax evasion--Massachusetts--Colrain
  • Tax-sales--Massachusetts--Colrain
  • Taxation--Law and Legislation
  • Traprock Peace Center
  • Valley Community Land Trust
  • War tax resitance--Massachusetts--Colrain
  • Withholding tax--Law and legislation
  • Withholding tax--Massachusetts

Contributors

  • Corner, Betsy
  • Kehler, Randy
  • Link, Mary
  • Mosely, Don
  • Nelson, Juanita

Types of material

  • Court records
  • Diaries
  • Legal documents
  • Letters (Correspondence)
  • Scrapbooks

Lamson and Goodnow

Lamson and Goodnow Records, 1837-1911.

23 boxes, 14 vols. (38 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 662
Lamson and Goodnow
Lamson and Goodnow

In 1834, Silas Lamson devised a curved snath that greatly improved the efficiency of the scythe, and riding the commercial success of his invention, Lamson, his sons Ebenezer and Nathaniel, and partner Abel Goodnow, founded the manufacturing firm of Lamson and Goodnow in Shelburne Falls, Mass., in 1837. Early in its history, Lamson and Goodnow recruited skilled workers from cutlery centers in England and Germany and began manufacturing the high quality knives and tableware that have remained the center of their production ever since. The firm was a major contributor to the region’s transformation from a primarily agricultural to an industrial economy, and by the time of the Civil War, they helped establish the Connecticut River Valley had emerged as the center of American cutlery production. At vartious points during their history, Lamson and Goodnow have been involved in the manufacture of arms (e.g. the Springfield Rifle), sewing machines, agricultural implements, and other tools. They remain active in the production of cutlery, trade tools, and kitchenware.

The Lamson and Goodnow records contain relatively dense documentation of a major manufacturer of cutlery and agricultural implements from roughly the time of its founding in 1837 through shortly after the turn of the twentieth century. In addition to account books, records of orders, sales, and production, and a dizzying array of canceled checks, receipts, and trade cards, the collection includes correspondence from field agents and customers that document the growth of the company during the first 75 years of its operation.

Subjects

  • Cutlery trade--Massachusetts
  • Shelburne Falls (Mass.)--History

Contributors

  • Lamson and Goodnow

Types of material

  • Account books

Laymen’s Academy for Oecumenical Studies (LAOS)

Laymen's Academy for Oecumenical Studies Records, 1956-1976.

22 boxes (11.5 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 020

An oecumenical ministry based in Amherst, Massachusetts, that sought to inspire local citizens to act upon their religious faith in their daily lives and occupations, and to reinvigorate religious dialogue between denominations.

Includes by-laws, minutes, membership records, news clippings, press releases, treasurer’s reports, letters to and from David S. King, correspondence between religious leaders and local administrators, and printed materials documenting programs and organizations in which the Laymen’s Academy for Oecumenical Studies (L.A.O.S.) participated or initiated, especially Faith and Life Meetings. Also contains questionnaires, announcements, bulletins, and photographs.

Subjects

  • Christian union--Massachusetts--History
  • Interdenominational cooperation--Massachusetts--History

Contributors

  • King, David S., 1927-
  • Laymen's Academy for Oecumenical Studies (Amherst, Mass.)

Types of material

  • Photographs
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