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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

Cance, Alexander E. (Alexander Edmond), 1874-

Alexander E. Cance Papers, 1911-1951.

6 boxes (2.75 linear feet).
Call no.: FS 045
Alexander E. Cance
Alexander E. Cance

Professor and Head of the Agricultural Economics Department at the Massachusetts Agricultural College who also worked briefly for Presidents Woodrow Wilson and Herbert Hoover, as well as the United States Department of Agriculture.

Includes biographical materials, correspondence concerning Cance’s role in the agricultural cooperative movement, addresses, articles (both in typescript and published), lectures, book reviews, typescript of a Carnegie study of factors in agricultural economics, a summary of a U.S. Senate report of which he was co-author, “Agricultural Cooperation and Rural Credit in Europe,” and research material. No documentation of his role as a delegate to the Hoover Conference on Economic Crisis, 1920, or his position as Supervisor of Market Research with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1922.

Subjects

  • Massachusetts Agricultural College--Faculty
  • Massachusetts Agricultural College. Department of Agricultural Economics
  • Massachusetts Agricultural College. Department of Agricultural Economics
  • Massachusetts State College--Faculty

Contributors

  • Cance, Alexander E. (Alexander Edmond), 1874-

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Judi Chamberlin Papers, ca.1970-2010.

23 boxes (34.5 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 768
Judi Chamberlin, 2000
Judi Chamberlin, 2000

A pioneer in the psychiatric survivors’ movement, Judi Chamberlin spent four decades as an activist for the civil rights of mental patients. After several voluntary hospitalizations for depression as a young woman, Chamberlin was involuntarily committed for the only time in 1971, having been diagnosed with schizophrenia. Her experiences in the mental health system galvanized her to take action on patients’ rights, and after attending a meeting of the newly formed Mental Patients’ Liberation Project in New York, she helped found the Mental Patients’ Liberation Front in Cambridge, Mass. Explicitly modeled on civil rights organizations of the time, she became a tireless advocate for the patient’s perspective and for choice in treatment. Her book, On Our Own: Patient Controlled Alternatives to the Mental Health System (1978), is considered a key text in the intellectual development of the movement. Working internationally, she became an important figure in several other organizations, including the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilition at Boston University, the Ruby Rogers Advocacy Center, the National Disability Rights Network, and the National Empowerment Center. In recognition of her advocacy, she was awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the President’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities in 1992, the David J. Vail National Advocacy Award, and the 1995 Pike Prize, which honors those who have given outstanding service to people with disabilities. Chamberlin died of pulmonary disease at home in Arlington, Mass., in January 2010.

An important record of the development of the psychiatric survivors’ movement from its earliest days, the Chamberlin Papers include rich correspondence between Chamberlin, fellow activists, survivors, and medical professionals; records of her work with the MPLF and other rights organizations, conferences and meetings, and her efforts to build the movement internationally.

Subjects

  • Antipsychiatry
  • Ex-mental patients
  • People with disabilities--Civil rights
  • People with disabilities--Legal status, laws, etc.

Contributors

  • Mental Patients Liberation Front
  • Mental Patients Liberation Project
  • National Empowerment Center

Types of material

  • Videotapes

Champion Family

Champion and Stebbins Family Account Books, 1753-1865.

8 vols. (2 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 228

Account books from the Champion and Stebbins families of Saybrook, Connecticut and West Springfield, Massachusetts, who were involved in various businesses and professional activities. Includes lists of accounts by surname, services rendered, methods of payment, entries for treatments and remedies, lists of patients, and lists of banking activities. Volumes were kept by Reuben Champion (1720-1777), Jere Stebbins (1757-1817), and Reuben Champion, M.D. (1784-1865).

Subjects

  • African Americans--Massachusetts--West Springfield--History
  • Agriculture--Economic aspects--Massachusetts--History
  • Atwood, Elijah
  • Barter--Massachusetts--West Springfield
  • Champion family
  • Connecticut River Valley--Economic conditions--18th century
  • Farmers--Massachusetts--History
  • General stores--Massachusetts
  • Homeopathic physicians--Massachusetts
  • Homeopathy--Materia medica and therapeutics
  • Medicine--Practice--Massachusetts--History
  • Physicians--Massachusetts
  • Pottery industry--Massachusetts--History
  • Saybrook (Conn.)--History
  • Shipping--New England--History
  • Stebbins family
  • West Springfield (Mass.)--Economic conditions
  • West Springfield (Mass.)--History
  • West Springfield (Mass.)--Social conditions
  • Women--Massachusetts--History

Contributors

  • Champion, Reuben, 1727-1777
  • Champion, Reuben, 1784-1865
  • Stebbins, Jere, 1757-1817

Types of material

  • Account books
  • Daybooks

Chandler, John, b. 1836

John Chandler Account Book, 1853-1914.

1 vol. (0.1 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 287 bd

Ship’s captain and whaleman in Provincetown, Massachusetts, and farmer in Bucksport, Maine. Account book/diary includes ledger accounts for crewmembers on various voyages, accounts for labor, supplies, and merchandise, pasted-in bills for taxes, clothes, coal, boots, and other commodities, and a journal of Chandler’s farming activities (consisting of performed labor, sold items and livestock, weather accounts, new purchases, and notation of personal visits and trips).

Subjects

  • Bucksport (Me.)--Economic conditions
  • Bucksport (Me.)--Social life and customs
  • Farmers--Maine--Bucksport--History
  • Merchant mariners--Massachusetts--History--19th century
  • Provincetown (Mass.)--Economic conditions--19th century
  • Ship captains--Massachusetts--History
  • Voyages and travels--History--19th century

Contributors

  • Chandler, John, 1836-

Types of material

  • Account books

Children’s Aid and Family Services of Hampshire County Inc.

Children's Aid and Family Service Records, 1910-ca. 2001.

10 boxes (8 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 008

Agency providing traditional child and family service and extensive mental health services that worked closely with the SPCC, was a member in the Child Welfare League of America, and was the Northampton representative for the National Association of Travelers Aid Societies. Includes 10 versions of the constitution, typed personal recollections from the 25th anniversary, annual reports, minutes, and the correspondence of President Miriam Chrisman (1952-1957). Of special note, Mrs. Calvin Coolidge was the Chair of the Home Finding Committee of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children which helped to found the CAFS.

Subjects

  • Child mental health services--Massachusetts--Hampshire County--History
  • Child welfare--Massachusetts--Hampshire County--History
  • Children--Institutional care--Massachusetts--Hampshire County--History
  • Coolidge, Grace Goodhue, 1879-1957
  • Floods--Massachusetts
  • Foster home care--Massachusetts--Hampshire County--History
  • Franklin County (Mass.)--Social conditions
  • Hampshire County (Mass.)--Social conditions
  • Homeless children--Massachusetts--Franklin County--History
  • Homeless children--Massachusetts--Hampshire County--History
  • Hurricanes--Massachusetts
  • Northampton (Mass.)--Intellectual life--History
  • Northampton (Mass.)--Social conditions
  • Social service--Massachusetts--Hampshire County--History
  • Voluntarism--Massachusetts--History

Contributors

  • Children's Aid Association (Hampshire County, Mass.)
  • Children's Aid and Family Service of Hampshire County (Hampshire County, Mass.)
  • Children's Home Association (Franklin County, Mass. and Hampshire County, Mass.)
  • Chrisman, Miriam Usher
  • Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Home Finding Committee

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)

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

Coggeshall, D. H.

D. H. Coggeshall Papers, 1868-1911.

1 box (0.25 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 600
Langstroth
Langstroth

During the last quarter of the nineteenth century, D.H. Coggeshall made his living as an apiculturist. From his farm in West Groton, a small town in the Finger Lakes region of New York, Coggeshall sold bees, bee supplies, and honey to customers from Ohio to Vermont.

A small assemblage of business letters and accounts, the Coggeshall Papers document the day to day details of an active apiculturist during the latter years of the nineteenth century. Of particular note are some scarce printed advertising broadsides and circulars from some of the best known apiculturists of the time, including L.L. Langstroth and Charles Dadant, as well as an early flier advertising the sale of newly arrived Italian bees (introduced to the United States in 1859).

Subjects

  • Beehives
  • Bees
  • Dadant, Charles, 1817-1902
  • Honey
  • Langstroth, L. L. (Lorenzo Lorraine), 1810-1895

Types of material

  • Letters (Correspondence)

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IASH
see Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (IASH) (1981- ) RG-6/19
Ice Hockey
see Sports-Men’s Hockey (1910- ) RG-18/2
Sports-Women’s Hockey (1993) RG-18/2
Ichthus (Student Publication) (1967)
RG-45/00/I3
Iconographic Materials, etc. (Oversize)
RG-182
ICP Information Newsletter (Computer and Information Science) (1975- )
RG-25/C3/00
IDB
Information Data Bank RG-30/2/4
IGS
see Institute for Governmental Services (IGS) RG-3/8
Ikhana (Student Publication) (1962-1964)
RG-45/00/I4
Illuminating (newsletter-College of Humanities and Fine Arts) (2000- )
RG-11/10
Immigrant and Refuge Community Leadership and Empowerment, Center for
see Center for Immigrant and Refugee Community Leadership and Empowerment (CIRCLE) RG-13/4/2/4/1
Impact (Office of Economic Development) (1997- )
RG-4/15
In Common (UMass Extention Quarterly) (2002- )
RG-15/8
In Focus (1992- )
RG-25/I6/00
In Touch (School of Education) (1971-1985)
RG-13/00
Increased Recruitment, Task Force on (1991)
RG-40/2/I4
Independents, Young
see Young Independents RG-45/80/Y6.4
Index, The (Student Yearbook) (1870-2005) [ dingbatView online ]
RG-45/00/I5
see also Duplicate Collection-The Index (1870-2005) RG-99/7
Index, The–Yearbook Photo Collection (1980s, 1994-1997)
RG-148
Indian, American, Student Association (1988- )
RG-45/40/I6
Indian, Asian, Association (1973-1995)
RG-45/40/I5
Individual Members of Faculty and Staff
see Faculty and Staff–Individual members RG-40/11
Individual Trustees
see Trustees, Individual RG-2/3
Industrial Engineering Department
RG-25/I4
Industrial Relations and Regional Development, Office of
see Office of Industrial Relations and Regional Development (1987- ) RG-4/10
Industry Research on Polymers, Center for University of Massachusetts
see Center for University of Massachusetts Industry Research on Polymers (CUMIRP) RG-25/P7.5
Industry/University Center In Process Design and Control
see Chemical Engineering Department–Industry/University Center In Process Design and Control (1985- ) RG-25/C2/3
Informal Chat With Non-Professional Women, An (Everywoman’s Center) (1972)
RG-7/2/00
Information and Advising Center, College of Arts and Sciences
see College of Arts and Sciences Information and Advising Center (CASIAC) RG-11/5
Information Booklets
seeCatalogs(Bulletin Series), General Information Bulletins
see also Handouts RG-30/00/2
Information Data Bank (IDB)
RG-30/2/4
Information Processing (Library) (1975, 1978)
RG-8/4/4
Information Scanning Unit, Massachusetts (MISU)
see Massachusetts Information Scanning Unit (MISU) RG-12/13
Information Science, Computer and
see Computer and Information Science RG-25/C9
Information Systems, University
see Associate Vice Chancellor for Computing and Information Systems RG-6/5
Information Systems
see Data Processing Center (DPC) RG-35/7
Information Technology and Dispute Resolution, Center for
see Center for Information Technology and Dispute Resolution (CITDR) (2001- ) RG-25/L7.5
Information Technology Services
see UMass Information Technology Services RG-35/7
Initiating Career Achievement Networks
see Project I Can (1992-1994) RG-11/8/1
Inkhorne
see Ynkhorne, The (1926-1927) RG-45/00/Y5
Innovations in Education–Film Lecture Series (1968)
RG-13/3/10
Inquiry Program (School of Education) (1977- )
RG-13/4/2/1
see also Project 10, Inquiry Program RG-32/5
Isenberg School of Management, Eugene M. and Ronnie F.
see School of Management RG-12
Insights (President’s Office) (1973-1974)
RG-3/00/I5
Insights (University Internship Program Newsletter)
RG-11/6
Insignia, Diploma, Motto, Mascot, Mace, etc. (1870- )
RG-1/6
Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (IASH) (1981-1998)
RG-6/19
Institute for Atlantic Studies
see Freiburg Program RG-25/F8
Institute for Governmental Services (IGS), Donahue
RG-3/8
Institute for Labor Affairs
RG-3/9
Institute for Man and His Environment
see The Environmental Institute (TEI) RG-6/4/14
Institute for North American Trade and Economics
see North American Trade and Economics, Institute for RG-25/N6
Institute of Food Technologists (1950)
RG-45/40/I5.2
Institutes, Academic
see Academic Departments, Programs, Institutes, Centers RG-25
Institutes and Centers
see Centers and Institutes, ad hoc Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1985- ) RG-40/2/A3
Institutional Research and Planning
see Office of Institutional Research and Planning (OIRP) RG-4/3/4
Office of Planning and Budget (OPB) RG-4/3/3
Institutional Studies
RG-4/3
see also Office of Institutional Studies (OBIS) RG-4/3/1
Office of Budgeting and Institutional Studies (OBIS) RG-4/3/2
Office of Planning and Budget (OPB) RG-4/3/3
Office of Institutional Research and Planning (OIRP) RG-4/3/4
Office of Institutional Research (OIP) RG-4/3/5
Instruction (Official University Committee) (1910)
RG-40/2/I5
Instructional Applications of Computers (School of Education)
RG-13/3/23/5
Instructional Leadership, Division of (School of Education)
RG-13/4/3
Instructional Resources and Improvement, Center for
see Center for Instructional Resources and Improvement (CIRI) (1964-1978) RG-6/18
Instructional Technology News (Computer Center) (1993)
RG-29/00/5
Integrated Day, Center for (School of Education)
RG-13/3/23/2
Integrated Pest Management Program (IPM) (1988- )
RG-15/8.6
Integrated Sciences Building (2006- )
RG-36/101
Intellectual Property, Director of Commercial Ventures
see Commercial Ventures and Intellectual Property, Director of RG-9/6
Inter Action, UMass
see UMass InterAction (President’s Office Publication) (1994- ) RG-3/00
Inter-Campus Committees (2-Campus and 3-Campus)
RG-3/100
Inter-Campus Committees (5-Campus) (1991- )
RG-3/105
Intercollegiate Daily News (Student Publication) (1933-1934)
RG-45/00/I6
Intercom
see Class of 1916–Intercom RG-50/6
Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies
RG-25/I6
Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies Newsletter(1992-1993)
RG-25/I6
Inter-Library Loan (Library) (1959- )
RG-8/3/4
Inter-Religious Project (Religious Groups) (1997- )
RG-45/70/I5
Intern Evaluation, ad hoc Committee (Faculty Senate, 1969, 1974-1976)
RG-40/2/A3
International Agricultural Studies, Center for (College of Food and Natural Resources)
RG-15/4
International Area Studies (1971- )
RG-6/4/10
International Area Studies Newsletters (1976-1982, 1986-1987)
RG-6/4/10
International Brotherhood of Police Officers (NAGE)
RG-40/5/P6
International Club (Student) (1962-1991)
RG-45/40/I5.3
International Club Newsletter (1965-1968)
RG-45/40/I5.3
International Education, Center for (School of Education) (1967- )
RG-13/3/19/5 and RG-13/4/2/4
International Education, Center for–Technical Reports (1970′s)
RG-13/3/19/5
International Forum
see The Five College International Forum RG-60/5/00
International Fund Newsletter
see International Fund–UMass Around the Globe RG-39/9
International Fund, The (University Relations and Development) (1992- )
RG-39/9
International Newsletter (Academic Affairs) (1974-1976)
RG-6/4/9
International Programs (1967- )
RG-6/4/9
see also Foreign Students advisor/office RG-6/4/12
International Center, William Smith Clark (Building) RG-36/101
International Studies
see International Area Studies RG-6/4/10
Internships (Research and Graduate Studies)
RG-9/4/5
Internships, Office of
see University Internships Program, The (College of Arts and Science) RG-11/6
Internships (Research and Graduate Studies) RG-9/4/5
Interpreter’s Studies Program
RG-25/I7
Interpreter’s Studies Program–Translation Center
RG-25/I7/3
Inter-Religious Project (1997- )
RG-45/70/I5
Intramural and Recreation Sports (Photographs) (1969-1989)
RG-141/1
Intramurals
see Athletic Department RG-18/2
Investigating Attorney, ad hoc Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1969)
RG-40/2/A3
Iota Phi Theta (1987)
RG-45/90/I6
IPM
seeIntegrated Pest Management Program (IPM) RG-15/8.6
Isle of View
see Campus Pond and Isle of View (Physical Plant) RG-36/104/P6
Israel, Student Alliance for
see Student Alliance for Israel (1982) RG-40/80/S7.9
Italian Department
see French and Italian Department RG-25/F9

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Jackie Robinson Initiative (Dept. of Political Science) (1994-1997)
RG-25/P6.7
January Break, ad hoc Committee for Study of (Faculty Senate, 1976)
RG-40/2/A3
Japan America Club (1990-1995)
RG-45/40/J3
Jewish Affairs, Office of (1994- )
RG-30/1/1/1
Jewish Awareness/Anti-Semitism Task Force (1984- )
see Civility in Human Relations, Commission on RG-40/2/C3
Jewish Caucus (1984-1993)
RG-45/40/J4
Jewish Faculty Professional Group (1980)
RG-40/3/J4
Jewish Student Union (2000- )
RG-45/40/J5
Jewish Studies, Center for
see Center for Jewish Studies (CJS) RG-25/J8.5
JOE
see Juvenile Opportunities Extension (JOE) (Social Action Group) RG-45/80/J8
Joint Committees of Faculty Senate and either or both Student Senates
RG-40/4
Joint Study Committee (Faculty Senate, 1965-1967)
RG-40/2/A3
Joint Town-University Task Force on North Pleasant Street
see North Pleasant Street, Joint Town-University Task Force (1968- ) RG-36/104/N6
Journalism Connection (1986-1987)
RG-25/E3/00
Journalism Department
see English Department–Journalism RG-25/E3
Journalistic Studies
see RG-25/E3 English Department–Journalism
Judaic Studies [Program and Committee] RG-25/J8
Judaic Studies News (1982-1988, 1996-1999)
RG-25/J8/00
Judiciary (Student Senate, Student Government Association-SGA)
RG-45/1/2
see also Attorney: Legal Services Office (LSO) RG-45/2
Judo, Men’s
see Sport-Men’s judo (1965) RG-18/2
Juggling Club (1988- )
RG-45/40/J8
Junior Extension Series
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Junior Extension Series (1919-1934) RG-15/8
Juvenile Justice Program (School of Education)
RG-13/3/15/4
Juvenile Opportunities Extension (JOE) (Social Action Group) (1973-1974)
RG-45/80/J8
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