Results for: “Cushing, David F., 1814-1899” (168 collections)SCUA

Chametzky, Jules

Jules Chametzky Papers, 1947-2006.

15 boxes (22.5 linear feet).
Call no.: FS 003

Jules Chametzky is a professor of English, emeritus, at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and the founder (1958) and co-editor of The Massachusetts Review. Born May 24, 1928, in Brooklyn, NY, Chametzky attended Brooklyn College (B.A., 1950) and the University of Minnesota (M.A. 1952; PhD, 1958). During his noteworthy career, he taught at the University of Minnesota, Boston University, Yale University, the Free University of Berlin, and UMass Amherst (1959-present). A specialist in Jewish American literary history, Chametzky was twice a Fullbright Professor, and he has contributed his time to the Modern Language Association of America, the American Association of University Professors, the American Studies Association, and the Coordinating Council of Literary Magazines (Secretary of the Executive Committee, 1967-1972). His many publications include The Fiction of Abraham Cahan, Our Decentralized Literature: Cultural Mediations in Selected Jewish and Southern Writers, and The Rise of David Levinsky.

The Chametzky Papers document Chametzky’s career as an educator, advocate, and academic pioneer. Included in the collection are professional correspondence, notes compiled for research and teaching, committee and meeting notes, travel documents and memorabilia, and a series of materials relating to the founding of The Massachusetts Review and the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Faculty
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Department of English


  • Chametzky, Jules

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).


  • 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


  • 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).


  • 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


  • Chandler, John, 1836-

Types of material

  • Account books

Chase, Lot

Lot Chase Account Books, 1837-1848.

2 vols. (0.25 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 199

Mariner from Harwich, Massachusetts, who was involved in the cod and mackerel fishing industry in Barnstable County. Two account books include expenses, income, and final settlements with those involved with annual voyages of 1837 and 1848. They also contain lists of crew members and part owners, many of whom were members of the Chase family.


  • Barnstable County (Mass.)--Economic conditions--19th century
  • Chase family
  • Cod fisheries--Massachusetts--Barnstable County--History
  • Fisheries--Massachusetts--Equipment and supplies--History
  • Fisheries--Massachusetts--Finance--History
  • Fishers--Massachusetts--History
  • Fishing--Economic aspects--Massachusetts
  • Harwich (Mass.)--History
  • Horace (Schooner)
  • Mackerel fisheries--Massachusetts--Barnstable County--History


  • Chase, Lot
  • Chase, Nathaniel

Types of material

  • Account books

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. .


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


  • Chrisman, Miriam Usher

Types of material

  • Letters (Correspondence)

Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts. Hampshire-Franklin County Chapter

Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts Hampshire-Franklin County Chapter Records, 1947-1973.

2 boxes (1 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 303

Minutes and correspondence of the Executive Committee, correspondence and general files of chairmen Philip Eddy, David E. Matz, and Donn Kesselheim, as well as correspondence, briefs, and clippings related to legal cases and inquiries undertaken by the chapter.


  • Civil rights--Massachusetts


  • Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts. Hampshire-Franklin County Chapter
  • Eddy, Philip
  • Kesselheim, Donn
  • Matz, David E

Clark family

Clark Family Papers, 1679-1814.

1 box (0.5 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 654

The Clark family played a prominent role in the colonial and early national history of Newton, Massachusetts. John Clark and his wife Elizabeth Norman settled in Cambridge Village (now Newton), Massachusetts, in about 1681, and played an active role in the public life of the town. His son William, grandson Norman, and great-grandson Norman followed in John’s footsteps, serving as Selectmen and, in the case of Norman, Jr., as the Collector of taxes during and after the Revolutionary War.

This small collection traces the early history of Newton, Mass., through the lives and activities of four generations of the family of John Clark. While the majority of the collection consists of deeds or related legal documents pertaining to properties in Newton (or in one case, Connecticut), a few items provide glimpses into other Clark family activities. As tax collector for Newton during and after the Revolution, Norman Clark, Jr., left an interesting documentary trail that touches on financial priorities in town, including the collection of taxes for support of the church, Revolutionary War soldiers, and road building.


  • Clark Family
  • Newton (Mass.)--History--18th century
  • Real property--Massachusetts--Newton
  • Taxation--Massachusetts
  • United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783


  • Clark, John
  • Clark, Norman
  • Clark, William

Types of material

  • Deeds
  • Maps
  • Wills

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.


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


  • Clark, John G., d. 1972

Coggeshall, D. H.

D. H. Coggeshall Papers, 1869-1912.

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

D. H. Coggeshall (1847-1912) made his living as an apiculturist in Tompkins County, N.Y., on the southeast edge of the Finger Lakes. Beginning by 1870, he sold honey or extracted honey, and occasionally bees, to customers and commission merchants as far away as the Midwest.

This small assemblage of business letters and accounts document an active apiculturist during the late nineteenth and early twentieth 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. The sparse correspondence includes letters from clients and colleagues of Coggeshall, along with communications with commission merchants charged with selling his honey.


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

Types of material

  • Letters (Correspondence)

Concordance for the Archives, G

[ A ][ B ][ C ][ D ][ E ][ F ][ G ][ H ][ I, J ][ K ][ L ][ M ][ N ]
[ O ][ P, Q ][ R ][ S ][ T ][ U ][ V ][ W ][ XYZ ]


Galleries and Public Art Sites (Physical Plant)
Gamma Phi Sigma (Delta Chapter) (1999- )
Garden Clippings
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Garden Clippings (1982- ) RG-15/8
Gay Alliance, Peoples (Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay Alliance) (1971- )
Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual
see People’s Gay Alliance (Lesbian Bisexual and Gay Alliance) (1986- ) RG-45/40/G3
Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Concerns, Faculty and Staff Support Group for
Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Concerns, Program for
see Program for Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Concerns RG-30/2/6
Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Concerns, The Chancellor’s Task Force on (1993- )
Gazette, Massachusetts
see Massachusetts Gazette RG-5/00/9
General Business and Finance Department
General Business and Finance Department–Technical Report
General Education Council (Faculty Senate, 1989- )
General Information Bulletins
see Catalogs (Bulletin Series)–General Information Bulletins RG-1/00/4
General/Special Interest Groups (Student Body)
see Graduate Employees Organization (GEO) RG-45/45/G5
Geography Department
see Geology and Geography Department RG-25/G4
Geology and Geography Department
Geology and Geography Department–Coastal Research Group
Geology and Geography Department–Contributions
Geology and Geography, Department of–Newsletter (1987, 1989, 1994)
see Geology and Geography Department (Geosciences) RG-25/G4
German, Women in
see Women in German (WIG) (1975- ) RG-40/3/W5
Germanic Department
Gerontology Connection (1980-1988)
see Graduate Employee Union Organization Committee (GEUOC) RG-45/45/G6
Glass Lantern Slides
see Slides, Glass Lantern RG-188
Glass Plate Negatives
Glassblowing Laboratory (Research and Graduate Studies)
Gleam, The
see Extension Service, Cooperative– Gleam, The (1934-1951) RG-15/8
Glee Clubs
see Singing Clubs–Glee Clubs RG-25/M9.5
Global Program (1973-1977)
Goessmann Gazette (Chemistry Department) (1974-1978, 1980-1982)
Golden Key (Honor Society) (1985- )
Golf, Men’s
see Sports-Men’s Golf (1976-77) RG-18/2
Goodell Library
see Library Buildings–Goodell (1899-1990) RG-8/5/2
Goodell Library (Microfilm)
Governance, Campus
see Campus Governance (Faculty Senate, 1970-1971) RG-40/2/A3
Campus Governance (Joint Committee) RG-40/4
Government Documents
see Documents, Government (Library) (1955- ) RG-8/3/3
Government, Dormitory and Area
see Housing Services RG-32
Government Research, Bureau of
see Bureau of Government Research RG-25/P6.5
Governmental Affairs (Presidents Office)
Governmental Services, Institute for
see Institute for Governmental Services (IGS) (Donahue) RG-3/8
Grades (Faculty and Staff)
Grading Practice, ad hoc Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1958-1960)
Graduate Admissions
Graduate Alumni Newsletter (School of Education)
see School of Education–Graduate Alumni Newsletter RG-13/00
Graduate Council
see Graduate School Council (Faculty Senate, 1960- ) RG-40/2/A3
Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate, Relationship of
see Relationship of Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (Faculty Senate, 1973-1974 ) RG-40/2/A3
Graduate Data Processing (Research and Graduate Studies)
Graduate Degree Requirements
Graduate Education, Dean of (1993- )
see also Vice Chancellor for Research, and Dean of Graduate Studies RG-9/1
Graduate School Dean RG-10/1
Graduate Employee Union Organization Committee (GEUOC) (1988- )
Graduate Employees Organization (GEO)
see also Graduate Employee Union Organizing Committee (GEUOC) (1988- ) RG-45/45/G6
Graduate Programs
Graduate Records
Graduate Registrar
Graduate Registrar, Office of the
Graduate Research Center Safety Committee, Report of the
see Safety Committee, Report of the Graduate Research Center (Official Committee) (1978) RG-40/2/S1.5
Graduate School
Graduate School (Official University Committee) (1910-1913)
Graduate School, Associate Dean
see also Graduate Studies and Research, Associate Dean of (Graduate School) (after 1983) RG-9/1/1
Graduate School Council (Faculty Senate, 1960- )
see also Human Subjects Review Sub-Committee (Faculty Senate, 1971-1972, 1982) RG-40/2/A3
Graduate School, Dean
Graduate Sociology Association
see Sociology Department–Graduate Sociology Association RG-25/S7/3
Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU) (1976- )
Graduate Student Grant Service (GSGS)
Graduate Student Grants Service–Deadline Sheet
see GSGS Deadline Sheet (1986-1987) RG-10/8
Grantscape (1987- ) RG-10/8
Graduate Student Recruitment, Minority
see Minority Graduate Student Recruitment, Office of (Graduate School) RG-10/7
Graduate Student Senate
Graduate Student Senate– The Graduate Voice
see Graduate Voice, The (1983- ) RG-45/20
Graduate Student Support Services (Research and Graduate Studies)
Graduate Studies, ad hoc, Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1973-1974)
Graduate Studies and Research, Associate Dean of
see also Coordinator of Research, Associate Dean of Research (before 1984) RG-10/3
Graduate Teachers Organization (GTO) (1983- )
Graduate Voice, The (Graduate Student Senate) (1983- )
Graduate Women’s Network (1994)
Graduates, Catalogs of
see Directories, Mugbooks, Catalogs of Graduates, etc. RG-1/00/5
Directories (Alumni) RG-50/00/1
see UMAGRAFFITI (Student Publication) RG-45/00/U4
Grant and Contract Administration, Office of
see Office of Grant and Contract Administration RG-4/4
Grant Service (Graduate Student)
see Graduate Student Grant Service (GSGS) RG-10/8
Grantscape (1987)
Great Decisions, Massachusetts Newsletter (School of Education) (1977)
Greek Affairs (Housing Services)
Greek Affairs Gazette, The (1996- )
Greek Affairs, Office of
see also Fraternities and Sororities RG-45/90
Grievance Committee (Faculty Senate, 1971, 1974-1979)
see also Ombuds Office RG-4/8
Grievance Support Group (1994-1999)
Grief Survival Group
see REFLECT RG-45/40/R5.5
Grounds, Buildings and (Photographs)
see Buildings and Grounds (Photographs) RG-150
see also Panoramic Photos RG-170
see Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU) RG-45/45/G7
see Graduate Student Grant Service (GSGS) RG-10/8
GSGS Deadline Sheet (1986-1987)
see Graduate Teachers Organization (GTO) RG-45/45/G8
Guide Service, University
see ARCON (1965-1984) RG-45/90/A7
University Tour Service (1984- ) RG-30/4/1
Guidebooks, Campus
Gymnastics, Men’s
see Sports-Men’s Gymnastics (1969- ) RG-18/2
Gymnastics, Women’s
see Sports-Women’s Gymnastics (1973- ) RG-18/2
Special Collections and University Archives logo