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University of Massachusetts Amherst. Public Affairs

University of Massachusetts Amherst. Public Affairs, 1866-2007.

(73.75 linear feet).
Call no.: RG 005

Public relations efforts at UMass have shifted over the years from an early emphasis on education in agriculture and home economics to contemporary efforts to manage the torrent of information generated by a research university. The first news editor at UMass was not appointed until 1948, and as late as 1961, the entire central Public Relations staff consisted only of a news and publications editor, although the College of Agriculture hosted a separate staff of five. Since the 1960s, however, the public relations efforts have expanded as rapidly as the University as a whole. The position of Vice Chancellor for University Relations and Development was created in 1983, (called Vice Chancellor for University Advancement after 1993) to oversee public affairs, alumni relations, and development activities.

This record group consists of materials from the several offices concerned with the production of University publications and publicity. The records include press releases, brochures, guidebooks, newsclippings, newsletters, bulletins, weekly newspapers, semi-monthly feature publications, special publications and photographic negatives. Also included in this group are the following publications: Chancellor’s Monthly Press Briefings, Chancellor’s Annual Review of NewsClips, Commonwealth Research Reports, Campus Guidebooks, University Newsletter, Weekly Bulletin, Executive Bulletin, University Bulletin, brochures, Contact, UMass, Science Journal, University Notebook, Tips, News Summary, and the Commonwealth Journal.

Subjects

  • Public relations--Massachusetts

Contributors

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Office of Public Affairs

University of Massachusetts Amherst. Research and Graduate Studies

University of Massachusetts Amherst. Research and Graduate Studies, 1984-2007.

(1 linear feet).
Call no.: RG 009

The record group includes publications, organizational charts, and files from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Subjects

  • Graduate students--Massachusetts

Contributors

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Graduate School

University of Massachusetts Amherst. School of Education

University of Massachusetts Amherst. School of Education, 1967-2007.

(46.5 linear feet).
Call no.: RG 013

In 1906, the Massachusetts Legislature enacted a law supporting the development of agricultural teaching in elementary schools in the Commonwealth, and in the following year, President Kenyon L. Butterfield, a leader in the rural life movement, organized a separate Department of Agricultural Education at the Massachusetts Agricultural College, introducing training courses for the preparation of teachers of agriculture. The Board of Trustees changed the name of the Department of Agricultural Education to the Department of Education in 1932, which became the School of Education in 1955.

The records of the School of Education group chart the evolution of teacher training at UMass from its agricultural origins to the current broad-based curriculum. Of particular note in the record group are materials the early collection of Teacher Training: Vocational Agriculture materials (1912-1964) and the National School Alternative Programs films and related materials.

Access restrictions: The National School Alternative Program films and related materials are housed off-site and require 24-hour retrieval notification.

Contributors

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. School of Education

University of Massachusetts Amherst. School of Health Science

University of Massachusetts Amherst. School of Health Science, 1953-2007.

(5 linear feet).
Call no.: RG 012

In response to an epidemic of scarlet fever at Massachusetts Agricultural College in 1912 and the death of four students, the Massachusetts Legislature finally appropriated funds to construct an infirmary. Staffed initially by a nurse, and later (1930) by a physician, the infirmary had grown sufficiently by the 1940s to require the creation of a separate department of Student Health. Formal instruction in public health began in 1939 and the first public health department, Bacteriology, was created one year later, followed by Nursing and other departments. In 1973, the School of Health Sciences was formed, comprised of the Division of Nursing, the Division of Public Health, and (after 1975), the Department of Communication Disorders. The School of Health Sciences split into the School of Public Health and the School of Nursing in 1989. In 1993, the School was renamed the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, which provides education for graduate and undergraduate students, as well as health professionals.

Record group consists of annual reports; department histories; accreditation reports; correspondence and memoranda; proposals; technical reports; faculty lists; course descriptions, course of study guides and syllabi; training handbooks and laboratory exercises; brochures and fliers; newsclippings, newsletters and articles; surveys; conference materials; and related materials.

Contributors

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. School of Nursing
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. School of Public Health and Health Sciences

University of Massachusetts Amherst. School of Physical Education

University of Massachusetts Amherst. School of Physical Education, 1868-2000.

(18 linear feet).
Call no.: RG 018

Physical education was required of all students during the early years of Massachusetts Agricultural College (MAC), enforced through required courses in the Department of Military Science and Tactics. Although intermural competition began shortly thereafter with a loss by the Wilder Baseball Association (Mass Aggies) to Amherst College 57-38, athletics were slow to catch on, due largely to a lack of student interest and faculty opposition. By 1909, a formal department of Physical Education and Hygiene was established to provide fitness training and coordinate the sports teams, with a separate women’s program following in 1940, however unlike most other universities, athletics were de-emphasized at UMass for many years, remaining more or less stagnant until the post-1960 expansion of the University.

This record group consists of annual reports, Athletic Board records, committee meeting minutes, policies, financial statements (1911-1921), histories, handbooks, Varsity “M” Club records, Hall of Fame records, athletic field records, correspondence and memoranda, curriculum and teacher training courses, colloquia and conference materials, schedules and scores (1871-1923), newsletters and newsclippings, media programs and guides, brochures and catalogs, pamphlets and fliers, and related materials.

Subjects

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Sports

Contributors

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Athletic Board
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. School of Physical Education

University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students

University of Massachusetts Amherst Student Publications Collection, 1869-2011.


Call no.: RG 045/00
Collegian editorial staff, 1921-1922
Collegian editorial staff, 1921-1922

Since almost the time of first arrival of students at Massachusetts Agricultural College in 1867, the college’s students have taken an active role in publishing items for their own consumption. Beginning with the appearance of the first yearbook, put together by the pioneer class during their junior year in 1870 and followed by publication of the first, short-lived newspaper, The College Monthly in 1887, students have been responsible for dozens of publications from literature to humor to a range of politically- and socially-oriented periodicals.

This series consists of the collected student publications from Massachusetts Agricultural College, Massachusetts State College, and UMass Amherst, including student newspapers, magazines, newsletters, inserts, yearbooks, and songbooks. Publications range from official publications emanating from the student body to unofficial works by student interest groups or academic departments. Links to digitized versions of the periodicals are supplied when available.

Subjects

  • Massachusetts Agricultural College--Students
  • Massachusetts State College--Students
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Students

Types of material

  • Magazines
  • Newspapers

University of Massachusetts Amherst. University as a Whole

University of Massachusetts Amherst. University as a Whole, 1849-2007.

(82.75 linear feet).
Call no.: RG 001

Established under the Morrill Land Grant Act of 1863, the Massachusetts Agricultural College began with four faculty members and 56 students distributed among four wooden buildings and acres of farms, orchards, and fields. In keeping with the progressive educational principles of its early years, the College offered advanced instruction in the eminently practical pursuit of agriculture, while its fellow land grant college, MIT, covered the mechanical arts. Although “Mass Aggie’s” fortunes waxed and waned, it grew to become Massachusetts State College in 1931, and the University of Massachusetts in 1947.

Among the official publications of the University in Record Group 1 are institutional histories, annual reports, special reports, minutes, directories, catalogs, newsclippings, press releases, and memorabilia.

Contributors

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts. Trustees

University of Massachusetts Amherst. Trustees, 1864-2007.

(84.25 linear feet).
Call no.: RG 002

When Massachusetts Governor John A. Andrew incorporated the Board of Trustees for the Massachusetts Agricultural College in 1863, the fourteen members of the board were charged with creating a new agricultural college. Since that time, the Board of Trustees (including student trustees) had governed the University, meeting regularly to act on University-wide matters of policy, mission, finance, and campus maintenance. Governance responsibilities in some areas (e.g., tuition, academic program review and approval) are shared with the statewide Board of Higher Education. The Board of Trustees maintains a Chair and six standing committees: Executive, Administration and Finance, Academic and Student Affairs, Athletics, Audit, and External Affairs. The President and the Five College Chancellors administer board policy.

The bulk of the Board of Trustees records consists of meeting minutes (1906-2007) and Trustee Documents (1963-2007), along with the papers of a small number of individual trustees and the records of the Trustees’ “Commission on the Future of the University of Massachusetts” (1988-1989), which resulted in the consolidation of the state’s five public university campuses under a single President and Board of Trustees. In partnership with the Board of Trustees, SCUA has digitized the complete minutes of the Board from chartering of the university in 1863 through 2004.

Contributors

  • Massachusetts Agricultural College. Trustees
  • Massachusetts State College. Trustees
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Trustees

Types of material

  • Minutes

Bennett, John W., collector

John W. Bennett Labor Collection, ca. 1880-2000.


Call no.: MS 443

Labor historian John W. Bennett has researched the history of the labor movement since his days as an undergraduate at the University of Massachusetts (Class of 1952). A born collector, he began accumulating memorabilia associated with unions, drawn to their potential as a visual record of labor iconography and self-representation.

Extending back to the 1880s, the Bennett Collection includes examples from around the country, but with a particularly strong representation of New England unions between the mid-1930s and mid-1970s.

Subjects

  • Labor unions--Massachusetts

Contributors

  • Bennett, John W

Types of material

  • Badges
  • Ephemera
  • Realia

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NAC
see Non Academic Computing (NAC) (1996- ) RG-45/40/N6
NAGE
see International Brotherhood of Police Officers RG-40/5/P6
Naiads (Swim Team)
see Athletic Department RG-18/2
National Alternative Schools Program
see Alternative Schools (National Alternative Schools Program) RG-13/3/21/7
National Environmental Technology for Waste Prevention Institute (NETI) (1994- )
RG-25/N3
National Organization for Women (NOW) (1989)
RG-45/80/N7
National Park Service Cooperative Research Unit (The Environmental Institute) (1975-1981)
RG-6/4/14/3
National Park Service Cooperative Research Unit Report (The Environmental Institute) (1977-1981)
RG-6/4/14/3
Natural History, Massachusetts, Bulletin of
see Massachusetts Natural History, Bulletin of (1884) RG-25/E4/00
Natural History Society (1883-1895)
RG-45/40/N3.6
Natural Resources Center, Holdsworth
see Holdsworth Natural Resource Center RG-15/3
Natural Resources, College of Food and
see College of Food and Natural Resources RG-15
Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Dean
RG-11/51
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Faculty
RG-11/50
Near Eastern Studies (Program and Committee)
RG-25/N4
see also Classics Department RG-25/C5
Near Eastern Studies Newsletter (1989)
RG-25/N4/00
NEBHE
see New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) RG-60/2
Negatives, Glass Plate
see Glass Plate Negatives RG-173
Negro Universities, Exchange Programs With
see Exchange Programs-Negro Universities (1965) RG-30/8
NERCCS
see New England Regional Consortium for Computational Studies (NERCCS) RG-29/1
NETI
see National Environmental Technology for Waste Prevention Institute (NETI) (1994- ) RG-25/N3
Neuroendocine Studies, Center for
RG-25/N4.5
Neuroscience and Behavior Program
RG-25/N5
Neuroscience Systems, Center for
see Systems Neuroscience, Center for RG-25/S10
New Africa House
see Black Culture Center (New Africa House) RG-30/26
see also Buildings (New Africa House) RG-36/101
New American Movement (Student Social Action Group) (1973)
RG-45/80/N4
New College Committee and Hampshire College
RG-60/6
New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE)
RG-60/2
New England Classical Newsletter
RG-25/C5/00
New England Council of Land-Grant University Women
RG-60/1/1
New England Culture, Center for
see Center for New England Culture (College of Arts and Sciences) RG-11/9
New England Regional Consortium for Computational Studies (NERCCS)
RG-29/1
New Senate AGENDA
see AGENDA, The New Senate (1993- ) RG-45/00/A1
New Student Record (1983, class of 1987)
RG-45/90/P3
New Students Program–Community Development Center
RG-30/9/2
New Students Program (Summer Counseling)
RG-30/9/2
see also Counseling Center RG-30/9/1
New Testament Fellowship (Religious Group) (1983, 1986)
RG-45/70/N3
New World Theater
RG-25/F3/N4
see also RG-25/T3.7
see also Notes For A New World (1987- ) RG-25/T3.7/00
Newcomer’s Club (Women’s Group)
RG-40/7/2
Newman Center
RG-30/11/1
see also Newman Club RG-45/70/N4
Newman Center Newsletter (1996- )
RG-30/11/1/00
Newman Club (Religious Group) (1963-1989)
RG-45/70/N4
see also Newman Center RG-30/11/1
News (President’s Office)
RG-3/00
News and Notes (Student Publication) (1959)
RG-45/00/N4
News and Views, UMass Alumni
see UMass Alumni News and Views (1978-1983) RG-50/00/3
News Bulletin (1937-1941) RG-40/3/P3

News Bureau
Note: Name changed to Office of Public Information, 10-6-1983.
see Office of Public Information (OPI) RG-5/3
News Letter (Extension Service, Cooperative) (1913-1921)
RG-15/8
News Office
see Office of Public Information (News Bureau) RG-5/3
News Project (1968)
RG-45/00/N5
News Service, MAC (Official University Committee) (1926)
RG-40/2/N4
News Summary (Public Affairs) (1993-1994)
RG-5/3/4
NewsClips (Public Affairs) (1984-1987)
RG-5/00/8
NewsLetter (School of Management) (1983-1985)
RG-12
Newsletter, University
see University Newsletter (News Bureau) RG-5/00/2
Newsline (1991)
RG-25/F6/00
Newsline (News Office) (1999- )
RG-5/00/13
Nominating Committee (Faculty Senate, 1967, 1977)
RG-40/2/A3
NOMMO (1990-1994)
RG-45/00/N6
see also Nummo News (1974-1990) RG-30/26/N8
Non-Academic Computing (Student Group) (NAC) (1996)
RG-45/40/N6
Nonformal Education Center
see Center for International Education (CIE) (School of Education) RG-13/3/19/5
North American Trade and Economics, Institute for
RG-25/N6
North Pleasant Street (Joint Town-University Task Force) (1968- )
RG-36/104/N6
North Village Apartments (Residential Buildings)
RG-36/102/N5
Northeast (Residential Buildings)
RG-36/102/N6
Northeast Area Government
RG-45/14
Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry (1996- )
RG-25/N7
Northeast Forestry Experiment Station (College of Food and Natural Resources) (1923-1933)
RG-15/13
Northeast Metric Research Center
RG-7/6
Northeast Quadrangle President’s Council, Housing sub-committee (1968)
RG-40/3/N6
Northeast Region Environmental Public Health Center
RG-17/1/1
Northeast Regional Media Center for the Deaf
see Media Specialists for the Deaf, Center for (School of Education) RG-13/3/21/9
Northeast Science Enrichment Program
see Mathematics and Statistics Department–Science Enrichment Program RG-25/M5/3
Northern Educational Services (Social Action Group) (1975)
RG-45/80/N6.4
Notebook, University
see University Notebook RG-5/3/2
Notes For A New World (1987-1988)
RG-25/T3.7/00
Notes From Academic Affairs (1981-1983)
RG-6/00/N6
Notes from the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (1973-1974,1977-1978)
RG-30/00/1
NOW
see National Organization for Women (1989- ) RG-45/80/N7
NU (Hillel) (1973, 1975)
RG-45/70/H5
Nummo News (1974-1991)
RG-30/26/N8
see also NOMMO (1990-1994) RG-45/00/N6
Nursery School
RG-25/H9.5
Nurses Association, Student
see Student Nurses Association (SNA) (1987- ) RG-45/40/S7.4
Nursing
RG-17/3
Nursing Alumni Association Newsletter (1989-1993)
RG-17/3
Nursing, School of
see Nursing RG-17/3
Nutrient Data Bank, UMass
see Food Science and Nutrition, Dept. of–Nutrient Data Bank, UMass RG-25/F5/3
Nutrition and Human Needs, Committee on (1971)
RG-45/80/N8
Nutrition Department
see Food Science and Nutrition Department RG-25/F5
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