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UMass Amherst. Graduate School

UMass Amherst. Graduate School, 1896-2007.

(70 linear feet).
Call no.: RG 10

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has offered graduate education since 1896, awarding more than 11,360 doctoral and 37,480 master’s degrees. With a graduate faculty of 1,100 (2006), the Amherst campus offers 50 programs leading to a doctorate and 68 programs toward a master’s degree.

Included in the records of the Graduate School are files related to the the Dean of the School, its graduate programs, and the records of the Boston Office of the University Press.

Historical Note

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has offered graduate education since 1896, awarding more than 11,360 doctoral and 37,480 master’s degrees. With a graduate faculty of 1,100 (2006), the Amherst campus offers 50 programs leading to a doctorate and 68 programs toward a master’s degree.

Scope and Contents

Included in the Graduate School Records are files related to the the Graduate School Dean, graduate programs, and the records of the University Press Boston Office.

1. Dean
10. Graduate Programs
20. Teacher Improvement Assistantships
2. Associate Dean
3. Coordinator of Research, Associate Dean for Research
4. University Press
1. University Press Amherst Office
2. University Press Boston Office 1988-2006 54 lin. feet

After eighteen years, the Boston Office of the University Press was closed in 2006.

The collection consists of files on individual books that were sponsored by the Boston Office and published by the Press including author correspondence, peer reviewer correspondence and confidential reports, and internal editorial, production, and marketing correspondence. Also included are files on individual projects that were pursued but did not result in publications, files on individual book series sponsored by the Boston Office, general correspondence files arranged by correspondent, and files regarding relationship of the Press with UMass Boston, including exchanges with Chancellors, Provosts, and Deans, and extensive external correspondence in support of the Boston Office during the 2003 budget crisis.

Access restrictions: Editorial files are restricted for fifteen years from the date of creation.

5. Office to Coordinate Energy Research and Education
6. Statistical Consulting Center
7. Office of Minority Graduate Student Recruitment
8. Graduate Student Grant Service (GSGS)

Subjects

  • Graduate students--Massachusetts

Contributors

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Graduate School
  • University of Massachusetts Press
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