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Buffington, Elisha L.

Elisha L. Buffington Diaries, 1894 July-Dec..

2 vols. (0.1 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 711 bd

A twenty year-old from Swansea, Mass., Elisha L. Buffington took a grand tour of Asia with his uncle Elisha D. Buffington and aunt Charlotte in 1894. Spending two months in Japan, the Buffingtons traveled through China and the Subcontinent, visiting the usual cultural and historic sites as well as more unusual voyages to the Himalayas.

Meticulously kept in two volumes (ca.381p.), Elisha L. Buffington’s diaries record the impressions of a twenty year-old from Swansea, Mass., during his first voyage to Asia. Although the diaries do not cover the entire trip, they record details of two months spent in Japan, including an eyewitness account of the Meiji earthquake in Tokyo, and interesting visits to Shanghai and Hong Kong, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and India. The diary ends on December 27, 1894, when the Buffingtons were at Delhi.

Subjects

  • Buffington, Charlotte Walker
  • Buffington, Elisha D
  • Canada--Description and travel
  • China--Description and travel
  • India--Description and travel
  • Japan--Description and travel
  • Japan--Social life and customs--1868-1912
  • Singapore--Description and travel
  • Sri Lanka--Description and travel

Contributors

  • Buffington, Elisha L

Types of material

  • Diaries

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-

Center for Community Access Television (Amherst, Mass.)

Center for Community Access Television Records, 1973-1989.

1 box (0.5 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 293

Group comprised of students from the University of Massachusetts and community members who sought to develop and promote cultural, literary, charitable, educational and public affairs television programming. Records include by-laws, articles of organization, organizational histories, annual reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, program schedules, subject files, brochures, handbills, news clippings, and materials relating to a proposed merger with University of Massachusetts Cable Vision. In 1989, CCATV was renamed Amherst Community Television (ACT).

Subjects

  • Amherst (Mass.)--Intellectual life--20th century
  • Cable television--Massachusetts--Amherst--History
  • Public-access television--Massachusetts--Amherst--History
  • Television programs--Massachusetts--Amherst--History

Contributors

  • Center for Community Access Television (Amherst, Mass.)

Types of material

  • Handbills

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

Chickering Family

Chickering Family Papers, 1813-1873.

2 folders (0.25 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 095

Nathaniel Chickering came to Enfield, Massachusetts, in 1800 with his son Otis and operated a grist mill for twenty years. One of Otis’ children, Bertrand, operated the Enfield telephone system in the Howe family store and lived with the Edwin H. Howe family.

Includes land and pew deeds of Nathaniel Chickering and Mrs. Otis Chickering’s account booklet with C.F. Wood and Co.

Subjects

  • Chickering family

Clark, William Smith, 1826-1886

William Smith Clark Papers, 1814-2003 (Bulk: 1844-1886).

(14.75 linear feet).
Call no.: RG 003/1 C63
William Smith Clark
William Smith Clark

Born in Ashfield, Massachusetts, in 1826, William Smith Clark graduated from Amherst College in 1848 and went on to teach the natural sciences at Williston Seminary until 1850, when he continued his education abroad, studying chemistry and botany at the University of Goettingen, earning his Ph.D in 1852. From 1852 to 1867 he was a member of Amherst College’s faculty as a Professor of Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology. As a leading citizen of Amherst, Clark was a strong advocate for the establishment of the new agricultural college, becoming one of the founding members of the college’s faculty and in 1867, the year the college welcomed its first class of 56 students, its President. During his presidency, he pressured the state government to increase funding for the new college and provide scholarships to enable poor students, including women, to attend. The college faced economic hardship early in its existence: enrollment dropped in the 1870s, and the college fell into debt. He is noted as well for helping to establish an agricultural college at Sapporo, Japan, and building strong ties between the Massachusetts Agricultural College and Hokkaido. After Clark was denied a leave of absence in 1879 to establish a “floating college” — a ship which would carry students and faculty around the world — he resigned.

The Clark Papers include materials from throughout his life, including correspondence with fellow professors and scientists, students in Japan, and family; materials relating to his Civil War service in the 21st Massachusetts Infantry; photographs and personal items; official correspondence and memoranda; published articles; books, articles, television, and radio materials relating to Clark, in Japanese and English; and materials regarding Hokkaido University and its continuing relationship with the University of Massachusetts.

Subjects

  • Agricultural colleges--Japan--History
  • Agricultural colleges--Massachusetts--History
  • Agriculturists--Japan
  • Agriculturists--Massachusetts
  • Amherst (Mass.)--History
  • Amherst College--Faculty
  • Amherst College--Students--Correspondence
  • Hokkaido (Japan)--History
  • Hokkaid¯o Daigaku--History
  • Hokkaid¯o Teikoku Daigaku--History
  • Japan--Relations--United States
  • Massachusetts Agricultural College--History
  • Sapporo N¯ogakk¯o--History
  • Sapporo N¯ogakk¯o. President
  • T¯ohoku Teikoku Daigaku. N¯oka Daigaku--History
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States--Relations--Japan
  • Universität Göttingen--Students--Correspondence

Contributors

  • Clark, William Smith, 1826-1886
  • Massachusetts Agricultural College. President

Types of material

  • Drawings
  • Photographs
  • Realia
  • Scrapbooks

Cleary, Vincent J.

Vincent J. Cleary Papers, 1962-2007.

5 boxes (2.5 linear feet).
Call no.: FS 123

Vincent J. Cleary is a retired Professor of Classics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he taught until 1997. With a particular interest in Latin poetry, Cleary is both a journalist and writer. Most of his writings reflect his love for the Pioneer Valley; Cleary was most commonly published in the Hampshire Gazette, although he also submitted articles to larger magazines and newspapers.

The Cleary Papers are comprised of articles that Cleary wrote for magazines and newspapers such as Hampshire Life, and narratives relating to the town of Amherst for his book Amherst, Massachusetts 01002: One of the Best Small Towns in America. A bound copy of the book is included with the collection, as well as narratives and Cleary’s research materials. The collection contains complete newspapers and magazines and copies of Cleary’s articles (his earlier work is centered around Virgil’s The Aeneid). Also included among the papers are unpublished writings and an array of VHS and cassette tapes with copies of his lectures and class presentations.

Subjects

  • Amherst (Mass.)--Social life and customs
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Students

Contributors

  • Cleary, Vincent J

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.)

Coffin, Robert L.

Robert L. Coffin Ornithological Journal, 1912-1922.

1 vol. (0.1 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 593 bd

Robert L. Coffin (1889-1976) began a long association with the Massachusetts Agricultural College when he arrived on campus in 1912 to begin work as an assistant photographer for the East Experiment Station. His skill as a technical photographer and his artistic eye, however, soon made him a valuable commodity on campus and within a few years of his arrival, Coffin had branched out to work for a wide range of departments across campus and, in the late 1920s, for the US Department of Agriculture in Pennsylvania and New Jersey as well. An avid birder and naturalist, Coffin was particularly known for his nature photography, using a battery of different cameras to capture everything from scenic vistas to photomicrographs. Although he established a commercial photographic studio in Amherst in 1931, Coffin continued to accept a wide range of assignments at UMass, earning recognition as the unofficial campus photographer. He remained active almost to the time of his death in 1976 at the age of 86.

Containing the meticulously detailed records of an avid birder, the Coffin journal contains records of sightings and first and last occurrences of birds observed in the years 1912 and 1917-1922. The records in the journal reflect Coffin’s many birding trips in western Massachusetts, mostly in the Connecticut River Valley, however the journal also contains records from the Swift River Valley, the Harvard Forest, the Boston area, and the Connecticut coast. In a few cases, Coffin recorded the numbers of birds observed.

Subjects

  • Bird watching--Massachusetts
  • Birds--Massachusetts
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst

Contributors

  • Coffin, Robert L

Types of material

  • Field notes

Concordance for the Archives, D

[ A ][ B ][ C ][ D ][ E ][ F ][ G ][ H ][ I, J ][ K ][ L ][ M ][ N ]
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D

Dairy Control Series
see RG-15/2.2 Experiment Station (1888- )–Dairy Control Series (1914-1973)
Dairy Digest, Massachusetts
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Massachusetts Dairy Digest (1936-1985) RG-15/8
Dairy Farm
see Veterinary and Animal Science, Department of–Dairy Farm RG-25/V2
see also Farm (College of Food and Natural Resources) RG-15/7
Dairy Industry, Department of
see Stockbridge School of Agriculture (Two Year School) RG-15/5
Dames Club (1956)
RG-45/40/D3
Dance Department
see Music and Dance, Department of RG-25/M9
see also Hicks, Adeline RG-40/11
Dartmouth, UMass
see Southeastern Massachusetts University (SMU) RG-55/5
Data Bank, Information
see Information Data Bank (IDB) RG-30/2/4
Data Processing Center (DPC)
RG-35/7
Data Processing Center Newsletter (DPC) (1987-1993)
RG-35/7
Day Care Center
see Commuter Student Affairs–Day Care Center RG-30/25
Day School, University
see Nursery School RG-25/H9.5
Day Teacher Preparation Program
see Teacher Education, Center for–Day Teacher Preparation Program RG-13/3/21/5 and
RG-13/3/23/4
Deaf, Media Center for the (Northeast Regional)
see Media Specialists for the Deaf, Center for (School of Education) RG-13/3/21/9
Dean of Academic Support Services
see Academic Support Services, Dean of RG-30/4
Dean of Administration
see Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services RG-35/1
Dean of Students
RG-30/2
Dean of Students, Assistant
RG-30/2/1
Dean of Students–Student Personnel Administrative Council
RG-30/2
Dean of the College (MSC)
see Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost RG-6/1
Dean of Women
RG-30/3
see also Dean of Women, Helen Curtis (1902-1993) available online (Five College Archives Digital Access Project )
Deans Council; Provost’s Administrative Council; Academic Deans Meeting (1955-1977) RG-6/2
see also Campus Management Council (1984-1989) RG-6/2.5
Deans Meeting, Academic
see Deans Council; Provost’s Administrative Council; Academic Deans Meeting (1955-1977) RG-6/2
see also Campus Management Council RG-6/2.5
Debate (Communication Studies)
RG-25/C7.4
Debate Club
see Debate (Communications Studies) RG-25/C7.4
Debate Union Alumni Newsletter (1979-1982)
RG-25/C7.4/00
DEFA Film Library
see Deutsche Film Aktien- Gesellschaft (DEFA) Film Library (1998- ) RG-25G6.1
Degrees
see Enrollment, Degrees, Courses, Curriculum RG-1/206
see also Honorary Degrees RG-1/7/2
Degrees, Honorary Degrees
see Honorary Degrees (1927- ) RG-1/7/2
Delta Chi (1961- )
RG-45/90/D4
Delta Phi Alpha (1916- )
RG-45/90/D4.3
Delta Phi Gamma (1985)
RG-45/90/D4.6
Delta Sigma Phi (1995)
RG-45/90/D4.7
Delta Sigma Theta (1991-1992)
RG-45/90/D4.725
Delta Upsilon (1988-1989)
RG-45/90/D4.75
Delta Zeta
RG-45/90/D4.8
Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) (1989)
RG-45/80/D4
Democrats, University
see University Democrats RG-45/80/U6
Democrats, Young
see Young Democrats RG-45/80/Y6.2
Demographic Research Institute, Massachusetts
see Massachusetts Demographic Research Institute (Research and Graduate Studies) RG-9/10
Demography Group (1982- )
RG-40/3/D4
Demonstration Alcohol Education Project
RG-30/15/2/3
Demonstrations, Student Protests and
see Student Protests and Demonstrations RG-45/101
Dental Hygiene Committee (1962)
RG-40/2/D4
Departmental Activities (Photographs)
RG-160
Department Libraries
see Libraries Departmental (1880, 1958-1978) RG-8/3/11
Departments, Academic
see Academic Departments, Programs, Institutes, Centers RG-25
Deputy Chancellor
see Chancellor, Deputy RG-4/18
Design and Production (University Relations and Development)
RG-39/6
Designs for Effective Learning Cluster (School of Education)
RG-13/3/23
Deutsche Film Aktien-Gesellschaft (DEFA) Film Library (1998- )
RG-25/G6.1
Development Advisory Council (1969)
RG-40/2/D5
Development and Alumni Affairs
see Alumni Office (Office of Development and Alumni Affairs) RG-50/1
Development Council
see Development Advisory Council (1969) RG-40/2/D5
Development, University Relations and
see University Relations and Development RG-39
Devens, Fort
see Fort Devens (1946-1949) RG-55/1
DGK Fraternity (1875- )
RG-45/90/D5
DIAL
see Digital Image Analysis Laboratory (DIAL) RG-29/2
Digital Image Analysis Laboratory (DIAL)
RG-29/2
Digital Initiatives News (UMass Amherst Libraries) (1999- )
RG-8/00/D3
Digital Photographic Laboratory (Research and Graduate Studies)
RG-9/3/2
Dining Services (Campus Center, Student Union)
RG-37/2
Diploma
see Insignia, Diploma, Motto, Mascot, Mace, etc. RG-1/6
see also Diplomas (Printed materials, oversize) RG-184/6
Diplomas (Printed materials, oversize)
RG-184/6
Directions
see Handbook–Directions (Student Affairs) RG-30/00/2
Directories (Alumni)
RG-50/00/1
see also Directories, Mugbooks, Catalogs of Graduates, etc. (General Catalogs,
All-University Lists of Students) RG-1/00/5
Directories, Faculty and Staff
see Faculty/Staff Biography, Lists, Directories (Collective) RG-40/10
Directories, Mugbooks, Catalogs of Graduates, etc. (General Catalogs,
All-University Lists of Students) (1867- ) RG-1/00/5
see also Directories (Alumni) RG-50/00/1
Disability Services
see Handicapped Student Affairs, Office of (1973- ) RG-30/29
see also Abilities Unlimited (Student Interest Group) (1986- ) RG-45/40/A2
Disadvantaged Students Program
see CCEBMS RG-6/4/12
Disarmament Study Group (1981)
RG-40/3/D5
Discipline Board (Faculty Senate, 1965-1972)
RG-40/2/A3
Dispatches (1982) (School of Education)
RG-13/1
Dispute Resolution
see Center for Information Technology and Dispute Resolution (CITDR) (2001- ) RG-25/L7.5
Dissertations and Theses (Films and Videotapes)
see Theses and Dissertations (Films and Videotapes) RG-186/2
Dissertations, Doctoral
see Doctoral Dissertations (1911- ) RG-46/1
see also Theses and Dissertations (Films and Videotapes) RG-186/2
Distinguished Architecture (Physical Plant) (1966)
RG-36/50/D5
Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series
see Lectures (Faculty) RG-40/1/2
Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series (Films and Videotapes) (1986- ) RG-186/7
Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series Videotapes (1986- )
RG-186/7
see also Lectures (Faculty and Staff) RG-40/1/2
Chancellor’s Lecture Series (1975-1986) RG-186/1
Distinguished Teaching Awards
see Awards, Prizes RG-1/11
Distinguished Visitor’s Program (DVP) (1960-1996)
RG-45/50/D5
Diversity and Development, Center for
see Center for Diversity and Development (CDD) (1996- ) RG-45/80/C4
Diversity and Social Justice, Counsel on Community
see Counsel on Community, Diversity and Social Justice (1997) RG-4/17
Diversity Office, Equal Opportunity and
see Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity and Diversity Office RG-4/7
Divine Light Club
see Divine Light Mission RG-45/70/D5
Divine Light Mission (Religious Group) (1973- )
RG-45/70/D5
Doctoral Dissertations (1911- )
RG-46/1 [see UMass Library catalog for holdings
see also Theses and Dissertations (Films and Videotapes) RG-186/2
Documents, Government (Library) (1955- )
RG-8/3/3
Donahue Institute
see Institute for Governmental Services (IGS), Donahue RG-3/8
Dormitory and Area Government
see Housing Services RG-32
DPC
see Data Processing Center (DPC) RG-35/7
Dr. Suess Club (1956)
RG-45/40/D7
Draft Counseling Services (1981)
RG-45/80/D7
Dramatic Society
see MAC Dramatic Society RG-45/40/M3
Drill Team, Equestrian
see Equestrian Drill Team RG-45/40/E6
Drop-Out Problem, Student
see Retention Committee–Student Drop-Out Problem (1985- ) RG-40/2/R5
Drug Drop-In Center
see Room to Move RG-30/10
Drum (1970-1988)
RG-45/00/D7
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DSA
see Democratic Socialist of America (DSA)
DTA
see Awards, Prizes (Distinguished Teaching Awards) RG-1/11
Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, W. E. B.
see Afro-American Studies, W.E.B. Du Bois Department of RG-25/A4
Duplicate Collection
RG-99
Duplicate Collection, Alumni Materials
RG-99/1
Duplicate Collection, Annual Reports (1863-1989)
RG-99/2
Duplicate Collection, Buildings and Grounds (Distinguished Architecture for a State University) (1966)
RG-99/3
Duplicate Collection, Catalogs (Bulletin Series) (1914- )
RG-99/4
Duplicate Collection, Chancellors Lecture Series (1974-1978)
RG-99/5
Duplicate Collection, Histories of Campus (1917, 1933, 1963)
RG-99/6
Duplicate Collection, The Index (1871- )
RG-99/7
Duplicate Collection, Missions and Goals, A Report of the Commission on (1976)
RG-99/8
Duplicate Collection, Stosag (Stockbridge School) (1961- )
RG-99/9
Duplicating (Administrative Services)
RG-35/9
Durfee Garden (Physical Plant) (1993- )
RG-36/104/D8
DVP
see Distinguished Visitors Program (DVP) RG-45/50/D5
Dyslexic Student Organization
see Communication Skills Center RG-6/4/15
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