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University of Massachusetts Amherst. Alumni

University of Massachusetts Amherst. Alumni, 1871-2007
(146.25 linear feet)
Call no.: RG 050

This record group contains materials that document alumni and alumni activities throughout the history of the Amherst campus. Included are annual reports, constitutions and by-laws, board and committee minutes, cash books and financial statements, correspondence, alumni directories, class lists, obituaries, biographies, bibliographies of alumni writings, photographs, alumni periodicals, brochures from alumni events, newsclippings, handbooks and manuals, reunion and dinner programs, scrapbooks, memorabilia and artifacts.

00. Alumni Publications (except as noted below)
1. Directories
2. Obituaries and Biographies
3. Alumni Periodicals
1. Office of Development and Alumni Affairs 1982-2007
Formerly Alumni Affairs

2. Associate Alumni
3. Stockbridge Alumni
4. Massachussetts Agricultural College Alumni Atheletics Association (MACAAA)
5. Alumni Associations
6. Classes by year
The alumni files contain a variety of materials including minutes of class secretaries (1870s), class financial records, correspondence, biographical information, class lists, newsclippings, alumni publications, reunion materials and graduation programs. Included for some years are class histories, class day speeches, odes, poems, diaries, reminiscences, scrapbooks, and artifacts. Larger collections of student and alumni papers are designated by the call number FS.

7. University of Massachusetts Foundation 1950-2007
The University of Massachusetts Foundation was incorporated in 1950 as a nonprofit organization “to promote the progress of the University by seeking and administering appropriate private gifts to meet those needs of the institution and its students, which are not met by public appropriation.” Since its establishment, the foundation has been able to achieve many of its goals by offering financial aid for: academic scholarship, student activities, instruction, programs of research, fine arts activities, athletic programming, building programs and land acquisition. Today, the University of Massachusetts Foundation continues to grow and serve a great many people by fostering and promoting the growth, progress and general welfare of the University of Massachusetts.

Consists of annual reports, Board of Governor’s minutes, long range plans, financial statements, correspondence, handbooks, newsletters, articles, newsclippings and related materials.

1. University Fund For the Future (UFF) 1989-2007
8. Chancellor’s Council
Subjects
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Alumni
Contributors
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Alumni Office
Types of material
  • Photographs
  • Scrapobooks

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