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Clement Company (Northampton, Mass.)

Clement Company Records, 1881-1934.

61 boxes, 103 ledgers (43 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 099

In mid-nineteenth century, the Connecticut River Valley in Massachusetts emerged as a center of cutlery manufacture in the United States. In 1866, a group of manufacturers in Northampton including William Clement, previously a foreman at Lamson and Goodnow, founded Clement, Hawke, and Co. in Florence to produce both hardware and cutlery, and after several reorganizations, the firm spawned both the Northampton Cutlery Co. (1871) and the Clement Manufacturing Co. (1882, formerly International Screw). Clement produced high quality table cutlery and was an early adopter of stainless steel. The company ceased operations in about 1970.

The Clement Company’s records include extensive correspondence files (1881-1934), along with journals and ledgers, payroll accounts, employee information, and other records. The records provide excellent documentation of wages, working conditions, the labor forces, and technological change in the industry, as well as the efforts of local workers to unionize.

Subjects

  • Cutlery trade--Massachusetts

Contributors

  • Clement Company (Northampton, Mass.)

Colburn, Paul

Paul and Olive Colburn Collection, 1894-2001.

1 box (0.5 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 860
Jonathan Dow marker, Eastern Cemetery, Portland, Me.
Jonathan Dow marker, Eastern Cemetery, Portland, Me.

Husband and wife Paul Francis and Olive (“Tommie” Fox) Colburn were active members of the Association for Gravestone Studies from the 1980s. Natives of Lowell, Mass., and long-time residents of Berwick, Me., the Colburns shared an interest in New England gravestones and marker symbolism, with Tommie enjoying a particular specialty in metal-based markers.

The Colburn collection represents a cross-section of the couple’s work documenting and lecturing about New England grave markers and marker symbolism as well as Victorian funerary practice. Of note are a small number of items reflecting Victorian mourning culture, including images of funeral wreaths and arrangements, three mourning handkerchiefs, and a funeral card.

Subjects

  • Gravestones--Connecticut
  • Gravestones--Maine
  • Gravestones--Massachusetts
  • Gravestones--New Hampshire
  • Gravestones--New York
  • Gravestones--Rhode Island
  • Gravestones--Vermont

Contributors

  • Colburn, Olive

Types of material

  • Handkerchiefs
  • Photographs

Collection policy

Frank Waugh's doves
Garden (white fan tailed doves in bird bath) by Frank Waugh, ca.1920

“… there must come vast social change in the United States; a change not violent, but by the will of the people certain and inexorable; carried out ‘with malice toward none but charity for all'; with meticulous justice to the rich and complete sympathy for the poor, the sick and the ignorant; with freedom and democracy for America, and on earth Peace, Good Will toward men.”

W.E.B. Du Bois, Chicago, June 29, 1951

In pursuit of our mission, the Department of Special Collections and University Archives collects materials of enduring historical and cultural value relating to four major thematic areas: the history and experience of social change in America; the histories and cultures of New England with an emphasis on Massachusetts; innovation and entrepreneurship; and the broad community associated with the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Our collections are highly integrated and span all formats, including personal papers and organizational records, books and periodicals, maps, photographs, audio and video recordings, and digital materials of all kinds.

Our approach to collecting

Echoing the philosophy of W.E.B. Du Bois, SCUA collects original materials that document the histories and experiences of social change in America and the organizational, intellectual, and individual ties that unite disparate struggles for social justice, human dignity, and equality. Our decision to adopt social change as a collecting focus emerged from considering one of Du Bois’s great insights: that the most fundamental issues in social justice are so deeply interconnected that no movement — and no solution to social ills — can succeed in isolation. Rather than focus on individual movements, we therefore focus on the connections between and among movements and the flow of people, organizations, and ideas, all in the hope of better representing the true histories of social engagement in America and laying the foundation for a deeper understanding of the experience of social change.

A related feature of SCUA’s approach to collecting is our commitment to documenting “whole lives and whole communities.” Rather than focus just on a person’s “significant” actions or ideas, our goal is to represent the person’s entire life in all its complexity: the person’s background, the events themselves, and the aftermath, as well as the range of colleagues and organizations engaged. Our goal is not to highlight simply the great achievements and great people, but to reveal the broad underpinnings of influences, interests, and organizations that shaped them and the communities in which they operated.

While not exhaustive, the following is a synopsis of the primary focal points for SCUA’s collections:

Social change

Emphasizing the cross-fertilization between social movements and centers of activist energy, SCUA collects materials from individuals and organizations involved in the struggles for peace and non-violence, social and racial justice, economic justice, agricultural reform, environmentalism, sustainability, alternative energy, organized labor, gay rights, disability rights, spiritual activism, antinuclear activism, and intentional communities. Our collections branch out to include anti-fluoridation activism, campaigns for voting rights and clean elections, community and charitable organizations, and the history of revolutionary-era Europe (1789-1848).

  • African and African American history and culture: The history of race and ethnicity in America, with particular emphasis on the struggle for racial equality and social justice.
  • Agriculture, horticulture, botany: Including agricultural science and practice, horticulture, animal husbandry, natural history, organic farming, sustainable living, and heritage breeds.
  • Antifluoridation movement: Including right-wing, left-wing, libertarian, popular, and scientific opposition to fluoridation of public water supplies.
  • Antinuclear movement: SCUA holds numerous collections documenting grassroots opposition to nuclear power and nuclear weaponry.
  • Arts management and arts administration:
    In partnership with the UMass Amherst Arts Extension Service, the National Endowment for the Arts, Americans for the Arts, and several other arts agencies, SCUA documents the history of arts administration in America. Collecting the records of state and national arts agencies, we will provide a foundation for research into the evolution of arts policy, strategies for supporting the arts, and the economic and cultural impact of the arts on our communities.
  • Cold War Culture: The culture of the Cold War, with an emphasis upon East Germany, Poland, and Yugoslavia. Among other areas, SCUA has a strong interest in the Solidarity movement and in partnership with the DEFA Film Library, in East German cinema and graphic arts.
  • Disability: Organizational records and collections of personal papers documenting the history of disability and disability rights in the United States.
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender issues: Materials relating to the history and experience of the LGBTQ community and liberation struggles.
  • Labor, work, and industry: Organized labor, industrialization, manufacturing, business history, and the experience and culture of labor and working people.
  • Peace: Materials relating to the peace and antiwar movements and non-violence, with an emphasis on New England.

Innovation and entrepreneurship

SCUA collects materials that document innovative and entrepreneurial activities and particularly social entrepreneurship. Representative collections in SCUA include the papers of Mark H. McCormack (a pioneer in sport and entertainment marketing), Carl C. Harris (inventor and President of Rodney Hunt Co.), and numerous collections that document our region’s distinctive history of innovation in manufacturing and technology.

New England history and culture

The social, political, cultural, intellectual, literary, and economic life, with an emphasis upon western New England. The department houses thousands of books on New England cookery, with a particular emphasis on charitable and community cookbooks and cookbooks and ephemera published by corporations and the food industry.

  • Cookery and culinary history
    SCUA has thousands of cookbooks and other materials on New England regional cuisine, including community and charitable cookbooks, commercial cookbooks by New England authors, corporate cookbooks, and culinary ephemera.
  • Literature and the arts
    Emphasizing poets and writers, playwrights, and the performing arts in New England.
  • Politics and political culture
    SCUA has rich collections documenting the history and politics of the Commonwealth, including the papers of Congressmen Silvio O. Conte and John Olver, State Senator Stanley Rosenberg, and State Representative John Clark; and the records of the Hampshire Council of Governments and several individual towns.

University Archives interests

Serving as the memory of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the University Archives collects, preserves, and makes available official and non-official records documenting the people, policies, programs, facilities, and activities of the campus community, including its administration, departments and programs, faculty, and staff. The Archives avidly collects materials that reflect the lives and experiences of its students and alumni and that reflect our history as one of the Commonwealth’s two land grant institutions.

Other areas

SCUA has developed depth in a handful of other collecting areas, including:

  • American Study of Japan and Asia
    American relations with Japan from the Meiji period to the present, and connections with China and other Asian countries.
  • Gravestone studies and death
    Materials relating to the history, culture, preservation, and interpretation of gravestones and related subjects.
  • Protistology
    Records of the scholarly study of the protista (protozoans).

Concordance for the Archives, F

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

F

Facilities Development, Office of Planning and
see Planning and Facilities Development, Office of RG-36/3
Facilities for Handicapped, Committee on
see Handicapped, Committee on Facilities for RG-30/16
Facility for Computing in the Humanities (FCH)
RG-11/19
Fact Book (1967, 1976- )
see Office of Institutional Studies (OIS) (1960-1964) RG-4/3/1
Office of Budgeting and Institutional Studies (OBIS) (1965-1980) RG-4/3/2
Office of Planning and Budget (OPB) (1980-1983) RG-4/3/3
Office of Institutional Research and Planning (OIRP) (1983-1991) RG-4/3/4
Office of Institutional Research (OIR) (1991- ) RG-4/3/5
see also Factsheet(Office of Budgeting and Institutional Studies) (1977-1980) RG-4/3/2
Fact Book, Graduate (Graduate School)
RG-10/00
Facts for Farmers
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Facts for Farmers (1910-1916) RG-15/8
Factsheet (1977-1980)
RG-4/3/2
see also Fact Book RG-4/3/1-5
Faculty Affairs Committee (Faculty Senate, 1965-1977)
RG-40/2/A3
Faculty and Educational Policy, Committee on (Student Senate)
RG-45/7/F3
Faculty and Staff
RG-40
see also Faculty and Staff, Groups (Photos) RG-120/1
Faculty and Staff, Individual (Photos) RG-120/2
Departmental Activities (Photos) RG-160
Faculty and Staff (Photographs)
RG-120
Faculty and Staff (Photographs-Group)
RG-120/1
Faculty and Staff (Photographs-Individual)
RG-120/2
Faculty and Staff Bibliography (collective)
RG-40/9
Faculty and Staff Biography, Lists, Directories (collective)
RG-40/10
Faculty and Staff Committees, Official
RG-40/2/A1-W6
Faculty and Staff Committees and Organizations Not Appointed by an Official
Unit of the University RG-40/3/A1-W5
Faculty and Staff, Grades
see Grades (Faculty and Staff) RG-40/1/3
Faculty and Staff–Individual Members
RG-40/11
Faculty and Staff, Individuals (Photographs)
RG-120/2
Faculty and Staff, Meetings
see Meetings (Faculty and Staff ) RG-40/1/1
Faculty and Staff, Publications
RG-40/00
Faculty and Staff, Salaries
seeSalaries (Faculty and Staff) RG-40/1/4
Faculty and Staff Support Group for Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Concerns
see Gay Lesbian and Bisexual Concerns, Faculty and Staff Support Group for RG-40/3/G3
Faculty Association, Retired
see
Retired Faculty Association (1987- ) RG-40/5/R3
Faculty Athletic Council (Faculty Senate, 1969-1970) RG-40/2/A3
Faculty Caucus, Socialistic
see Socialistic Faculty Caucus RG-40/5/S6
Faculty Club
RG-40/6
Faculty Club Committee (Faculty Senate, 1964)
RG-40/2/A3
Faculty, Committee of Concerned
see Committee of Concerned Faculty RG-40/5/C6
Faculty Delegate to the Board of Trustees (Faculty Senate, 1971-1972)
RG-40/2/A3
Faculty Fellowships (Research and Graduate Studies)
RG-9/2/5
Faculty Freedom Task Force (1976)
RG-40/5/F3
Faculty Group for Academic Freedom
see Academic Freedom, Faculty Group for (1969-1970) RG-40/3/A1
Faculty Guide Committee (1988-1989)
RG-40/2/F1
Faculty Housing
see Faculty Residence Program RG-40/1/10
Faculty Housing, ad hoc Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1963)
RG-40/2/A3
Faculty in general
RG-40/1
Faculty Lecture Series, Distinguished
see Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series (Films and Videotapes) (1986- ) RG-186/7
Lectures (Faculty and Staff) RG-40/1/2
Faculty/Librarian ad hoc Action Committee
see Action Committee, ad hoc Faculty/Librarian (1980) RG-40/3/A1.5
Faculty Meetings (College and University)
RG-40/1/1
Faculty of Humanities and Fine Arts
see Humanities and Fine Arts Faculty RG-11/10
Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
see Natural Sciences and Mathematics Faculty RG-11/50
Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences
see Social and Behavioral Sciences Faculty RG-11/30
Faculty Records (Board of Trustees)
RG-190/15
Faculty Relations, Associate Provost for
see Provost for Faculty Relations, Associate (1983-1989) RG-6/8
Faculty Research Grant–Biomedical Research Support Grant (F RG/BRSG)
(Research and Graduate Studies) RG-9/2/3
Faculty Residence Program
RG-40/1/10
Faculty, Retired
see Retired Faculty RG-40/1/8
Faculty Rights and Responsibilities, Study Group on (Faculty Senate, 1971)
RG-40/2/A3
Faculty Salaries, Trusteeship and, Faculty Committee on
see Trusteeship and Faculty Salaries, Faculty Committee on (1962) RG-40/3/T7
Faculty Senate
RG-40/2/A1-A5
Faculty Senate Agenda
see Faculty Senate–Minutes and Agenda, etc. RG-40/2/A1
Faculty Senate and either or both Student Senates, Joint Committees of
see Joint Committees of Faculty Senate and either or both Student Senates RG-40/4
Faculty Senate, By-Laws
see Faculty Senate– Minutes and Agenda, etc. RG-40/2/A1
Faculty Senate Committees
RG-40/2/A3
see also Academic Matters (Faculty Senate) RG-40/2/A2
Joint Committees of Faculty Senate and either or both Student Senates RG-40/4
Faculty Senate, Constitution
see Faculty Senate–Minutes and Agenda, etc. RG-40/2/A1
Faculty Senate Documents
RG-40/2/A4
Faculty Senate Membership List
see Faculty Senate–Minutes and Agenda, etc. RG-40/2/A1
Faculty Senate–Minutes and Agenda, etc.
RG-40/2/A1
Faculty Senate–Newsclippings
RG-40/2/A1
Faculty Senate Office
see Senate Secretary (Faculty Senate) RG-40/2/A5
Faculty Senate, Predecessor of
see Educational Policies Council RG-40/2/A1.1
Faculty Senate, Schedule
see Faculty Senate–Minutes and Agenda, etc. RG-40/2/A1
Faculty Senate Secretary
RG-40/2/A5
Faculty Senate, University, ad hoc Committee (Official University Committee) (1955)
RG-40/2/F2
Faculty Tenure
see Tenure (Faculty and Staff) RG-40/1/5
Family Business Center (1994- )
RG-25/F2
Family, Center for
RG-25/F2.5
Family Housing (Housing Services)
RG-32/10
Fan Fare (1985-1986)
RG-25/M9/00
Farm (College of Food and Natural Resources)
RG-15/7
Farm (Official University Committee) (1897)
RG-40/2/F3
Farm Economic Facts (1928-1959)
RG-15/8
Farm Management Series (Extension Service, Cooperative) (1939-1943)
RG-15/8
Farm Prices Research Collection, Massachusetts
see Massachusetts Farm Prices Research Collection (1910-1965) RG-15/8.9
Farm Women, Mass. Bulletin for
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Mass. Bulletin for Farm Women RG-15/8
FCH
see Facility for Computing in the Humanities (FCH) RG-11/19
FCSCB
see Four and Five College Cooperations–Five College Student Coordinating Board RG-60/5

war-

Featheredfax (Extension Service, Cooperative) (1930-1970, 1979)
RG-15/8
Federal Circle (War Surplus Barracks-1946)
RG-36/102/F4
Federal Credit Union, Student
see Credit Union, Student Federal RG-45/40/C10
Fee Book, Student
see Treasurer–Student Fee Book (1971- ) RG-3/4/1
Fees
see Tuition, Fees RG-1/205
Fees, Rents and (Committee, Student Senate)
see Rents and Fees Committee (Student Senate) RG-45/7/R5
Fees, Room Rents and
see Room Rents and Fees, President’s Committee on (1970) RG-40/2/R5
Fellowships (Research and Graduate Studies)
RG-9/4/2
Fellowships, Faculty
see Faculty Fellowships (Research and Graduate Studies) RG-9/2/5
Feminist Arts Program (Everywomans Center)
RG-7/2/2/2
Fence, Senior
see Senior Fence RG-36/50/S8.5
Fencing, Mens
see Sports-Mens Fencing (1990) RG-18/2
Festivals, Fine Arts
RG-11/16
see also Summer School RG-6/17
Field Hockey, Womens
see Sports-Womens Field Hockey (1986- ) RG-18/2
Fields, Athletic
see Athletic Department RG-18/2
58th College Training Detachment (58th-CTD)
see College Training Detachment (58th-CTD)
Film Calendar RG-11/17
Film Co-op, Massachusetts
see Massachusetts Film Co-op RG-8/1/8
Film Library, (DEFA)
see Deutsche Film Aktien-Gesellschaft (DEFA) Film Library (1998- ) RG-25/G6.1
Film Studies, Interdepartmental Program in
see Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies RG-25/I6
Films and Plays (Poster Collection)
RG-180/4
see also Films and Videotapes RG-186
Films and Videotapes
RG-186
see also Films and Plays (Poster Collection) RG-180/4
Films and Videotapes, Miscellaneous
RG-186/6
Finance, Budget and
see Budget and Finance RG-32/6
Finance, General Business and
see General Business and Finance RG-25/G2
Finance, Vice Chancellor for Administration
see Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance RG-35/1/1
Financial Affairs (Administrative Services)
RG-35/18
Financial Aid and Scholarships, University Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1963-1976)
RG-40/2/A3
Financial Aid, Scholarships
RG-30/14
Financial Aid, Scholarships (Student Employment Office)
RG-30/14
Financial Aid, Students Advocating
see Students Advocating Financial Aid (SAFA) RG-45/40/S6.7
Financial Analysis and Systems Administrative Services)
RG-35/22
Financial News (Treasurers Office) (1984-1986)
RG-3/4/1
Financial Reports (Treasurers Office)
RG-3/4/3
see also Annual Reports, University RG-1/00/2
Financial Services, Director of
see Business Office, Director of Personnel and Financial Services (Administrative Services) RG-35/3
Findings: A Progress Report
see Experiment Station (Hatch Station, 1888- )–Findings: A Progress Report (1974-1975) RG-15/2.1
Fine Arts Center
RG-25/F3
Fine Arts Center, Friends of the
see Friends of the Fine Arts Center RG-11/12
Fine Arts Council
RG-11/13
see also Trustee Advisory Council on the Fine Arts RG-2/5
Fine Arts Council Minutes (1965- )
RG-11/13
Fine Arts/Program Groups (Student)
RG-45/50
Fire and First Aid Unit (1984- )
RG-45/40/F4
Fire and Safety
see Environmental Health and Safety–Fire and Safety RG-30/15
Fire Insurance (Physical Plant) (1909)
RG-36/50/F3
Fire Safety News
see Environmental Health and Safety News (1977- ) RG-30/15
Fires, Student Network United to Fight
see Student Network United to Fight Fires (SNUFF) RG-45/40/S7.3
First Aid Unit, Fire and
see Fire and First Aid Unit RG-45/40/F4
FISC
see Foreign and International Studies Council (Faculty Senate, 1967- ) RG-40/2/A3
Fiscal Affairs and University Treasurer, Vice President for Management and
see Vice President for Management and Fiscal Affairs and University Treasurer RG-6/13
Fiscal Affairs, Vice President for Management and
see Vice President for Management and Fiscal Affairs RG-3/16
Fishery Unit, Massachusetts Cooperative
see Wildlife Research Unit; Fishery Unit, Massachusetts Cooperative RG-15/6
Fishery Unit, Massachusetts Cooperative–Contributions
see Wildlife Research Unit; Fishery Unit, Mass. Cooperative–Contributions (1970-1974) RG-15/6
Fishing, Men’s
see Sports-Men’s Fishing (1973, 1992) RG-18/2
Five College Astronomical Society
see Physics and Astronomy–Five College Astronomical Society RG-25/P3
Five College Black Studies
RG-60/5/3
Five College Calendar (1970-1997)
RG-60/5/00
Five College Cooperation
see Four and Five College Cooperations RG-60/5
Hampshire Inter-Library Center (HILC) and 4 & 5 College Cooperation RG-8/7
Five College Coordinator
see Coordinator of 4 & 5 Colleges, Inc. RG-60/5/1
Five College Departments, Programs, Etc.
RG-60/5
see also University department or University unit
Five College East Asian Newsletter (1978-1987) RG-60/5/00
Five College Ink (1989- )
RG-60/5/00
Five College International Forum (1988- )
RG-60/5/00
Five College Long Range Planning Committee (Faculty Senate, 1969-1970)
RG-40/2/A3
see also Four and Five College Cooperations RG-60/5
Five College Newsletter (1968-1987)
RG-60/5/00
Five College Publication
see Four and Five College Publications RG-60/5/00
Five College Radio and Astronomy Observatory
see Physics and Astronomy–Five College Radio and Astronomy Observatory RG-25/P3
Five College Seminar on Urban Studies
see Four and Five College Cooperations RG-60/5
Five College Student Coordinating Board (FCSCB)
see Four and Five College Cooperations RG-60/5
Five College Theatre News
see Theatre News (Five College) RG-25/T3/00
Five College Womens Conference, Valley Womens Studies Journal
RG-60/9
Flag Staff (Physical Plant) (1908)
RG-36/50/F4
Fletcher Garden (1999- )
RG-36/104/F4
Flexible Degree Program, ad hoc Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1973-1974)
RG-40/2/A3
Flexible Modular Scheduling (School of Education)
RG-13/3/7
Floral Notes
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Floral Notes (1990- ) RG-15/8
Floralert
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Floralert (1990-1997) RG-15/8
Florists’ and Gardeners’ Club
see Plant Pathology–Florists’ and Gardeners’ Club RG-25/P5/3
Flying Club, Collegiate (1974-1984)
RG-45/40/F5
Flying Redmen (1962-1968)
RG-45/40/F5.4
Focus (Department of Landscape Architecture) (1993-1995)
RG-25/L2/00
FOL
see Friends of the Library (FOL) (Library) (1968- ) RG-8/8
Folklore
see English Department–Folklore RG-25/E3/3
Food and Agricultural Engineering Department
RG-25/F4
Food and Natural Resources, College of
see College of Food and Natural Resources RG-15
Food and Resource Economics, Dept. of
RG-25/F4.5
Food and Resource Economics, Dept. of–Data Center for Massachusetts
RG-25/F45
Food and Resource Economics, Dept. of–Extension Newsletter
RG-25/F45/00
Food and Resource Economics, Dept. of–Management Memos
RG-25/F45/00
Food Engineering, Department of
RG-25/F4.7
Food Folks (1938-1977)
RG-25/F5/00
Food Management Science Laboratory (School of Management)
RG-12/5
Food Preservation
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Recipe Service (1927) RG-15/8
Food Science
see Food Science and Nutrition Department RG-25/F5
Food Science and Nutrition Alumni Newsletter (1987)
RG-25/F5/00
Food Science and Nutrition Department
RG-25/F5
Food Science and Nutrition Department–Nutrient Data Bank, UMass
RG-25/F5/3
Food Science and Technology
see Food Science and Nutrition Department RG-25/F5
Food Service Governance Board (1974)
RG-45/40/F6
Food Services
RG-35/11
Food Technologists, Institute of
see Institute of Food Technologists (1950) RG-45/40/I5.2
Food Technology
see Food Science and Nutrition RG-25/F5
Food Technology Abstracts (1946-1953)
RG-25/F5/00
Football, Men’s
see Sports-Men’s Football (1875- ) RG-18/2
Foreign and International Studies Council (Faculty Senate, 1967- )
RG-40/2/A3
Foreign Language Resource Center(s) (1989- )
RG-25/F5.5
Foreign Student Affairs Committee (Faculty Senate, 1965-1973)
RG-40/2/A3
see also Foreign and International Studies Council (Faculty Senate, 1967- ) RG-40/2/A3
Foreign Student Office
see Students Advisor/Office RG-6/4/9/2 Foreign
Foreign Student News ( 1969-1988)
RG-6/4/9/2
Foreign Students Advisor/Office (1955- )
RG-6/4/9/2
Forensic Services
see Debate RG-25/C7.4
Foresight (Alumni Office) (1986)
RG-50/00/3
Forestry and Wildlife Management Department
RG-25/F6
Forestry Experiment Station, Northeast
see Northeast Forestry Experiment Station (College of Food and Natural Resources (1923-1933) RG-15/13
Forestry, Northeast Center for Urban and Community
see Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry (1996- ) RG-25/N7
Forests
see Mt. Toby Reservation RG-15/9
Cadwell Forest RG-15/14
Formula Funding and Regents Managerial Policies, ad hoc Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1984,1988)
RG-40/2/A3
Fort Devens (Ayer, Massachusetts) (1946-1949)
RG-55/1
see also Machmer, President RG-6/1
Fort Devens, Other Units
RG-55/1/2
Fort Devens, Vice President
see Vice President (Fort Devens) RG-55/1/1
Foundation, University of Massachusetts
see University of Massachusetts Foundation (1950- ) RG-50/7
Foundations of Education (School of Education)
RG-13/3/19/3
Founding Committees (1860’s)
RG-1/1
Fountain (Physical Plant) (1892)
RG-36/50/F5
Four and Five College Cooperations
RG-60/5
Four and Five College Cooperations–Publications
RG-60/5/00
Four and Five Colleges, Inc., Coordinator
see Coordinator of Four/Five Colleges, Inc. RG-60/5/1
Four-College Cooperation
see Four and Five College Cooperations RG-60/5
see also Hampshire Inter-Library Center (HILC) and 4 & 5 College Cooperation RG-8/7
4-H
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Clubs RG-15/8
Extension Service, Cooperative–Gleam RG-15/8
Four Hundred, Committee of
see Committee of Four Hundred RG-40/5/C6.5
Fraternities and Sororities
RG-45/90
see also Greek Affairs RG-30/2/3
Fraternities and Student Life Committee (Official Committee) (1912-1913, 1920)
RG-40/2/F7
Fraternity-Sorority Park
see Greek Affairs, Office of RG-30/2/3
see also Buildings proposed but not built RG-36/103
Fraternities and Sororities RG-45/90
Fred Moore Photo Collection
RG-173
FREE News
see Food and Resource Economics, Dept. of–Free News (Extension Service Newsletter) (1976-1981) RG-25/F45/00
Free Press (Student Newspaper) (1966)
RG-45/00/F6
Free Press, Massachusetts
see Massachusetts Free Press (Student Newspaper) (1988- ) RG-45/00/M4.5
Freedom Task Force, Faculty
see Faculty Freedom Task Force (Official Committee) (1979) RG-40/5/F3
Freiburg, UMass Program at (Academic Component)
RG-25/F8
see also Freiburg Program (Administration and Committee) RG-6/4/9
French and Italian Department
RG-25/F9
French and Italian Department–Bologna, UMass Program at
RG-25/F9
French and Italian Dept.–Cercle Francais
RG-25/F9
French and Italian Dept.–Pav, France, UMass Summer School at
RG-25/F9
French Club (1945)
see French and Italian Dept.–French Club RG-25/F9/3
French Corridor
see French and Italian Dept.–French Corridor RG-25/F9
Fresh Ink: The Five College Fortnightly (1977-1978)
RG-60/5
Freshman Handbook
see Handbooks (Student Affairs) RG-30/00/2
Freshman Register (1974-1977)
RG-45/00/F6.5
see also Alpha Phi Omega (Fraternity) RG-45/90/A4.4
Freshman Year, ad hoc Committee on the (Faculty Senate, 1973-1974)
RG-40/2/A3
F RG/BRSG
see Faculty Research Grant–Biomedical Research Support Grant (Research and Graduate Studies) RG-9/2/3
Friday War-Cry (Student Publication) (1914-1915) [ dingbatView online ]
RG-45/00/F7
see also The Squib (Student Publication) (1914-1917) RG-45/00/S6
Friends of the Fine Arts Center
RG-11/12
Friends of the Library (FOL) (1968- )
RG-8/8
Fruit and Vegetable Marketing
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Fruit and Vegetable Marketing (1948-1951, 1954) RG-15/8
Fruit Notes [ dingbatView online ]
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Fruit Notes (1936- ) RG-15/8
FSA
see Future Scholars of America (1993- ) RG-6/4/13.5
Fully Informed Faculty, Committee for a
see Committee for a Fully Informed Faculty (1976) RG-40/5/F8
Fund for the Future, University
see University Fund for the Future (UFF) (1989- ) RG-50/7/1
Funding and Regents Managerial Policies, Formula, ad hoc Committee on
see Formula Funding and Regents Managerial Policies, ad hoc Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1984- ) RG-40/2/A3
Future of the University of Massachusetts, Trustees Commission on the
see Trustees Commission on the Future of the University of Massachusetts (1988) RG-2/7
Future Scholars of America (FSA) (1993- )
RG-6/4/13.5
see also Upward Bound (1966-1993) RG-6/4
Future School of Education, Special Committee on
see School of Education–Future, Special Committee on (1976) RG-40/2/S3E3
Future Studies
see Future Studies, Center for RG-13/4/10
Future Studies Program (1969-1989) RG-13/3/23/8
see also Futuristics, Center for RG-13/3/19/6
Future University of Massachusetts (Official University Committee) (1970-1971)
RG-40/2/F8
Futuristics, Center for
RG-13/3/19/6
see also Future Studies RG-13/3/23/8

Connecticut Valley Breeders Association

Finding aid

Connecticut Valley Breeders Association Records, 1908-1947 (Bulk: 1908-1930).

1 box (0.25 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 425

Established in Northampton, Mass., in May 1908, the Connecticut Valley Breeders Association was part of the burgeoning Progressive-era movement to apply scientific principles to improve agriculture. In its charter, the CVBA announced the ambitious goal of promoting “the live stock development of the Connecticut Valley and as far as possible the entire New England states in every way as affecting its educational, economic, legislative, health or other influences.” Led by Oren C. Burt of Easthampton, and George E. Taylor of Shelburne (its first President), it sponsored lectures and other information sessions that attracted as many as 500 attendees at its peak of popularity. Although the organization appears to have waned in the period of the First World War, it was revived in 1925 and four years later, the new Hampshire Herd Improvement Association assumed many of its functions.

This slender ledger records the minutes of the Connecticut Valley Breeders Association from its founding in 1908 through about 1930. In addition to the constitution and by-laws of both the CVBA and HHIA, the ledger includes minutes of the organizations’ meetings from 1908-1930, with a gap from 1916-1925. The collection is accompanied by a U.S. Department of Agriculture pamphlet, Cow Testers Handbook (1924).

Subjects

  • Cattle--Breeding

Contributors

  • Burt, Oren C.
  • Connecticut Valley Breeders Association
  • Hampshire Herd Improvement Association
  • Taylor, George E.

Types of material

  • Minute books

Culley, Margo

Margo Culley Papers, 1973-1985.

1 box (1.5 linear feet).
Call no.: FS 103

A former Professor of English at UMass Amherst and contributor to the Program in Women’s Studies, Margaret (Margo) Culley was a specialist in women’s literature, particularly in women’s autobiography and diaries as a literary form. Her research drew variously upon work in literature, history, American studies, and religion, exploring gender and genre, language, subjectivity, memory, cultural diversity, and narrative. Between 1985 and 1994, she edited three volumes on American women’s autobiographical writing, and another on feminist teaching in the college classroom.

The Culley Papers offer a somewhat fragmentary glimpse into Culley’s academic career and her commitments to women’s literature. The collection includes selected notes for research and teaching, annotated bibliographies of women’s literature, a performance script for The Voices of Lost New England Women Writers, a federal grant proposal for The Black Studies/Women’s Studies Faculty Development Project (1981), and notes related to a study on minority women in the classroom. Letters collected by Culley’s students (late 18th and early 19th century) have been separated from the collection and designated as manuscript collections.

Subjects

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Faculty
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Women
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Department of English
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Program in Women's Studies

Contributors

  • Culley, Margo

Currier, W.A.

Finding aid

W.A. Currier Daybooks, 1865-1869.

2 vols. (0.2 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 213

Hardware store merchant, stove dealer, and tinsmith from Haverhill, Massachusetts. Daybooks include documentation of customers, items purchased, prices paid, and transactions relating to Currier’s rag trade.

Subjects

  • Adams, George
  • Bradford (Haverhill, Mass.)--Economic conditions--19th century
  • Contractors--Massachusetts--Haverhill--History--19th century
  • Daniels, W. F
  • Gildea, Peter
  • Griffin, Samuel
  • Hardware stores--Massachusetts--Haverhill--Finance--History--19th century
  • Haverhill (Mass.)--Economic conditions--19th century
  • Kimball, O
  • O'Brine, J. W
  • Rags--Prices--Massachusetts--Haverhill--History--19th century
  • Stacy, W. P
  • Stove industry and trade--Massachusetts--Haverhill--History--19th century
  • Stoves--Repairing--Massachusetts--Haverhill--History--19th century
  • Tinsmiths--Massachusetts--Haverhill--History--19th century

Contributors

  • Currier, W. A

Types of material

  • Account books
  • Daybooks

Cutter, Frederick A.

Finding aid

Frederick A. Cutter Papers, 1902-1996 (Bulk: 1902-1914).

6 boxes (4 linear feet).
Call no.: FS 090

A member of the Massachusetts Agricultural College class of 1907, Frederick A. Cutter participated in football, basketball, and baseball as a student, and was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity.

The Cutter collection contains photographs of the 1907 football team, the 1906 and 1907 members of Phi Sigma Kappa, and it includes a uniform from the M.A.C. basketball team, 1907, Massachusetts pennants and banners, a Lowell High School sweater from 1902, and early M.A.C. football equipment, including cleats and a nose guard.

Subjects

  • Caruthers, John T
  • Livers, Susie D
  • Massachusetts Agricultural College--Basketball
  • Massachusetts Agricultural College--Football
  • Massachusetts Agricultural College--Students
  • Massachusetts Agricultural College. Class of 1907
  • Phi Sigma Kappa (Massachusetts State College)

Contributors

  • Cutter, Frederick A

Types of material

  • Photographs
  • Realia
  • Sports uniforms

Du Bois Library Fellowships

du bois

The Department of Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) of the W.E.B. Du Bois Library offers short-term residential fellowships to assist younger scholars in conducting research in its collections. Among the approximately 15,000 linear feet of manuscripts held by SCUA are many valuable collections for the study of social change in the United States, including the papers of the most important exponent of the politics and culture of the twentieth century, W.E.B. Du Bois. In addition, the University Library houses over three million volumes and a rich suite of electronic resources to support advanced research in the humanities. Comprehensive, searchable guides and finding aids to SCUA’s collections are available on this website.

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Application information

Eligibility: Full time graduate students, faculty, or independent scholars (with a PhD), with a preference for persons early in their career. Fellows may come from any field and any perspective, and they may work on any topic, but their research should explore the major themes that characterize Du Bois’s scholarship and activism, including the history and meaning of racial, social, and economic justice; the problems of democracy and political inclusion; the role of capitalism in world affairs; and the global influence of African cultures. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
Award & expectations: Fellows will receive $2,500 to defray expenses. Fellows are required to spend four consecutive weeks in residence at SCUA, during which time they will work with our collections. At the end of their residency, fellows will be asked to deliver a public talk on their research. Fellows may schedule their residency at any time between July in the year of award through the following April.
Selection criteria: Fellows will be selected on a competitive basis from applicants interested in conducting original research in the Du Bois Papers and other SCUA collections. The criteria for selection will include: 1) potential of the proposal to contribute to scholarship, 2) fit with Du Boisian themes, 3) the need for use of SCUA collections, and 4) the letter of support. The application will consist of a brief (up to 3 pages) description of the research project, a curriculum vita, and a letter of support.
Deadline for submission: Applications must be received by March 31, 2016.
How to submit: Applications should be submitted electronically to scua [at] library.umass.edu with “Du Bois application” and your name in the subject line. Letters of recommendation should be sent separately to the same address.

InformationDownload the application form (rtf file).

Ellert, Frederick C.

Frederick C. Ellert Papers, 1958-1984.

1 box (0.5 linear feet).
Call no.: FS 055
F. C. Ellert
F. C. Ellert

Frederick C. Ellert, a professor of German at the University throughout the fifties and sixties, had deep local roots, was a leader in University Athletics, and was one of the most instrumental founders of the Massachusetts Review, where he served as the journal’s first editor from 1959-1961. Born in Holyoke, Mass. in 1906, Ellert attended the University as an undergraduate and made notable contributions to the football and basketball teams. Ellert would return to the University after his graduation in 1930 to coach the basketball team before studying in Heidelberg University and Columbia University and eventually earning his M.A. from Amherst College and Ph.D. from Stanford. Ellert was a very active translator of 19th Century German poetry and a passionate teacher, developing his own German textbook. Ellert died in 1983.

Representing his work as a translator and teacher, the Frederick C. Ellert Papers contain a number of his published and unpublished translations of Goethe, Heine, and Morgernstern, some including Ellert’s handwritten notes as well as typescript copies of his German textbooks.

Subjects

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Faculty
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures

Contributors

  • Ellert, F. C