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MAC
see Men Acting for Change (MAC) (1994- ) RG-45/80/M4
MAC Alumni Athletic Association
see MACAAA RG-50/4
MAC Alumni Bulletin(1919-1953)
RG-50/00/3
MAC Alumni Quarterly (1917-1918) RG-50/00/3
MAC College and Alumni News (1903-1908)
RG-50/00/3
MAC Dramatic Society (1911, 1984, 1986)
RG-45/40/M3
MAC in the War (Duplicate Collection) (1921)
RG-99/1
MAC Literary Monthly
see Literary Monthly, The MAC (1910) RG-45/00/L4
MACAAA (Massachusetts Agricultural College Alumni Athletic Association)
RG-50/4
Mace
see Insignia, Diploma, Motto, Mascot, Mace, Etc. RG-6/1
Mail Services
RG-35/8
Mainstay (1969-1978)
RG-36/00/M2
Maintenance (Physical Plant)
RG-36/5
Malawi Project (College of Food and Natural Resources) (1963-1970)
RG-15/4/1
Man and Environment, Institute for
see The Environmental Institute (TEI) RG-6/4/14
Man and Environment, Institute for–Proposal Series (1973-1976)
RG-6/4/14
Man and Environment, Institute for–Report Series (1973-1978)
RG-6/4/14
Management and Business Affairs, Vice President for
see Vice President for Management and Business Affairs RG-3/11
Management and Fiscal Affairs and University Treasurer, Vice President for
see Vice President for Management and Fiscal Affairs and University Treasurer RG-3/13
Management and Fiscal Affairs, Vice President for
see Vice President for Management and Fiscal Affairs RG-3/16
Management Assistant (Library)
RG-8/1/7
Management Council, Campus
see Campus Management Council (1948-1989) RG-6/2.5
Management Cluster, Educational Planning and
see Educational Planning and Management Cluster RG-13/3/17
Management Department
RG-25/M2
Management Memos
see Food and Resource Economics, Dept. of–Management Memos (1975-1976) RG-25/F45
Management Research (1975-1979)
RG-12/00
Management, School of
see School of Management RG-12
Management, School of–Dean
see Dean (School of Management) RG-12/11
Management, School of–Newsletter (1983-1985)
RG-12/00
see also Business Administration, School of–Newsletter (pre-1983) RG-12/00
Commonwealth, The (1986- ) RG-12/00
Manufacturing Productivity, Center for (1991- )
RG-12/7
Manuscripts and Archives
see Archives and Manuscripts RG-8/1/3
Maps, Campus
see Campus Maps RG-36/100
see also Guide Books RG-5/00/4
Maps (Cartographic Materials) RG-181/3
Proposed Layouts RG-6/15
Maps (Cartographic Materials)
RG-181/3
Marathons (School of Education)
see School of Education, Marathons RG-13/3/11
Marine and Coastal Facts (Sea Grant Advisory Program) (1977-1981)
RG-15/8.1
Marine Education Research, Cooperative
see Cooperative Marine Education Research (CMER) (1989) RG-6/4/14/5
Marine Foods Program
see Experiment Station–Marine Foods Program RG-15/2.2
Marine Sciences Facilities at Cape Ann, ad hoc Committee on (1975)
RG-40/2/M3
Marine Sciences Program
RG-25/M3
Marine Station (Research and Graduate Studies)
RG-9/12
Market Garden Field Station
see Suburban Experiment Station, Waltham RG-15/9
Market Garden Field Station Journal
see Suburban Experiment Station, Waltham–Market Garden Field Station Journal (1915-1936) RG-15/9
Market, Student Craft
see Craft Market (Student) RG-45/40/C7
Marketing Department
RG-25/M4
Maroon & White (1992- )
RG-45/00/M2
Maroon Key Society (Honor Society)
RG-45/60/M3
Married Student Housing (Microfilm) (ca. 1960′s)
RG-190/8
Married Student Housing Committee
RG-35/12/2
see also Married Student Housing (Microfilm) (ca. 1960′s) RG-190/8
Marshals (Commencement) (1982-1985)
RG-1/7/4
Martin Luther King Social Action and Lecture Group (1968-1970)
RG-45/80/M3
Mascot
see Insignia, diploma, motto, mascot, mace, etc. RG-1/6
Mass Action (Student Publication)
RG-45/00/M3
Mass. Agricultural Review, Committee on (1926-1930)
RG-40/2/M4
Mass Aid (1985)
RG-45/40/M4
see also Hunger Task Force, UMass RG-45/40/H8
Mass. Communications, Center for
see Communications-Related Disciplines and Center for Mass Communications (1969) RG-40/2/C6
Mass. Media (Microfilm)
RG-190/14
Massachusetts (1990-1997)
RG-5/00/11
see also UMASS (1996- ) RG-5/00/12
Massachusetts Agricultural College Alumni Athletic Association
see MACAAA (Massachusetts Agricultural College Alumni Athletic Association) RG-50/4
Massachusetts Agricultural Review
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Massachusetts Agricultural Review (1926-1931) RG-15/8
Massachusetts Agricultural Review (Official University Committee) (1926-1930)
RG-40/2/M4
Massachusetts Alumnus
see Alumnus, The (Alumni Periodicals) RG-50/00/3
Massachusetts Board of Higher Education (1966-1980)
RG-1/3
see Board of Regents, RG-1/4
Higher Education Coordination Council (1991-1996) / Board of Higher Education (1996- ) RG-1/5
Massachusetts Bulletin for Farm Women
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Massachusetts Bulletin for Farm Women RG-15/8
Massachusetts Business and Economic Report (1974-1986)
RG-12/3/B8
see also Business and Economic Research, Center for RG-12/3
Massachusetts CAI Consortium Newsletter (1985-1989)
RG-29/00
Massachusetts Career Education Leader
see Institute for Governmental Services–Massachusetts Career Education Leader (1980-1981) RG-3/8
Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies
RG-25/M4.3
Massachusetts Center for The Book (1999- )
RG-25/M4.35
Massachusetts, Center for Rural
see Center for Rural Massachusetts RG-15/16
Massachusetts Collegian, The (1914- )
RG-45/00/C6
see also Massachusetts Daily Collegian(1967- ) RG-45/00/C6
Massachusetts Collegian, The (Microfilm) (1914- )
RG-190/13
Massachusetts Collision (Student Publication) (1933)
RG-45/00/M4
Massachusetts Commercial Vegetable Grower
see Commercial Vegetable Grower (Suburban Experiment Station Waltham) RG-15/9
Massachusetts Commission on Corruption
RG-36/23
Massachusetts Commission, Center for
see Communications-Related Disciplines and Center for Massachusetts Communications (1969) RG-40/2/C6
Massachusetts Cooperative Extension News
see Extension Service, Cooperative–News (1986- ) RG-15/8
Massachusetts Cooperative Extension Service
see Extension Service, Cooperative RG-15/8
Massachusetts Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit; Fishery Unit
see Wildlife Research Unit; Fishery Unit (Massachusetts Cooperative) RG-15/6
Massachusetts Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit–Quarterly Progress Report (1948-1988)
RG-15/6
Massachusetts Daily Collegian, The (1967- )
RG-45/00/C6
see also Massachusetts Collegian(1914-1967) RG-45/00/C6
Massachusetts Dairy Digest
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Massachusetts Dairy Digest (1936-1985) RG-15/8
Massachusetts Data, Center for (State Data Center)
RG-15/8.3
see also Massachusetts Development Research Institute (MDRI) RG-25/M4.8
Massachusetts Demographic Research Institute (Research and Graduate Studies)
RG-9/10
Massachusetts Development Research Institute (MDRI)
RG-25/M4.8
see also Massachusetts Data, Center for RG-15/8.3
Massachusetts Farm Prices Research Collection (1910-1965)
RG-15/8.9
Massachusetts Film Co-op
RG-8/1/8
Massachusetts Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy
RG-60/10
Massachusetts Free Press (Student Publication) (1988- )
RG-45/00/M4.5
Massachusetts Gazette (Public Affairs) (1970)
RG-5/00/9
Massachusetts Heritage (Holdsworth Natural Resources Center) (1961- )
RG-15/3
Massachusetts Information Scanning Unit (MISU) (School of Management)
RG-12/13
Massachusetts Institute for Social and Economic Research (MISER)
see Massachusetts Development Research Institute (MDRI) RG-25/M4.8
Massachusetts Magazine
see Massachusetts (1990-1996) RG-5/00/11
Massachusetts Music Bulletin (1973-1979)
RG-25/M9/00
Massachusetts Natural History, Bulletin of (1884)
RG-25/E4/00
Massachusetts Personnel and Guidance Association Newsletter (1970-1977)
RG-30/9/5
Massachusetts Public Research Group (Mass PI RG)
see MS54 Mass PI RG
Massachusetts Review, The (1959- ) RG-60/7

Massachusetts Small Business Development Center (MSBDC) (School of Management)
RG-12/10
see also MSBDC News (1983-1984) RG-12/10
Massachusetts Society of Professors (MSP)
RG-40/5/M4
Massachusetts Society of Professors-American Association of University of Professors
(MSP-AAUP) RG-40/5/M4.1
Massachusetts Society of Professors Newsletter
see MassProf (1977- ) RG-40/5/M4
Massachusetts State College in the Post-War Period (Official University Committee) (1944)
RG-40/2/M4.5
Massachusetts State Employee Association (MSEA)
see Massachusetts State Employee Association (MSEA), MS49
Massachusetts Studies in English (1967-1986, 1992) RG-25/E3/00

Massachusetts Town Expenditures (1958-1969)
RG-25/P6.5/00
Massachusetts Town Statistics (College of Food and Natural Resources)
RG-15/2.23
MassPI RG
see Mass. Public Information Research Group (MassPI RG) Records (1972- ) , MS-54
MassProf (Massachusetts Society of Professors Newsletter) (1977- ) RG-40/5/M4

Master of Arts in Art History Newsletter (1986-1987)
RG-25/A7/00
Master of Arts in Teaching Program (MAT Program)
RG-10/1/10
Master Planning Committee (Faculty Senate, 1961-1974)
RG-40/2/A3
see also Campus Planning Committee (Faculty Senate, 1956-1960, 1974-1975) RG-40/2/A3
Masters Theses and Terminal Projects (1896- )
RG-46/2 (see UMass Library catalog for holdings
see also Theses and Dissertations (Films & Videotapes) RG-186/2
Mastery Learning Center
RG-30/2/5
Mastery Learning Center Newsletter (1985)
RG-30/2/5
MAT Program
see Master of Arts in Teaching Program RG-10/1/10
Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) (1994- )
RG-25/M4.5
Math Club
see Mathematics and Statistics–Math Club (1939-1940) RG-25/M5/3
Math/Science/Technology Education Project (MESTEP) (School of Education–
Instructional Leadership Division) RG-13/4/10
Mathematics and Statistics Department
RG-25/M5
Mathematics and Statistics Department–Actuarial Program
RG-25/M5/3
Mathematics and Statistics Department–Math Club (1939-1940)
RG-25/M5/3
Mathematics and Statistics Department–Science Enrichment Program
RG-25/M5/3
Mathematics, Center for Applied
see Applied Mathematics, Center for RG-25/M5.5
Mathematics Faculty
see Natural Sciences and Mathematics Faculty RG-11/50
Mazes, Chain Link (Physical Plant) (1983- )
RG-36/50/M3
MDRI
see Massachusetts Development Research Institute (MDRI) RG-25/M4.8
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department
RG-25/M6
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department–Energy Alternatives Program
RG-25/M6/3
Medal for Outstanding Service
see University Medal for Outstanding Service RG-2/99
Media Literacy Institute
RG-25/C7.7
Media Center (School of Education)
RG-13/3/21/2
Media-other than publications (Student Body)
RG-45/30
Media Specialists for the Deaf, Center for (School of Education)
RG-13/3/21/9
Mediation Project
see Legal Studies–Mediation Project RG-25/L7/3
Medical School Location, ad hoc Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1965-1966)
RG-40/2/A3
Medical School, Worcester
RG-55/2
Medical Society, Pre-
see Pre-Medical Society RG-45/40/P7.5
Meditation Society, Students International
see Students International Mediation Society (SIMS) RG-45/70/S8
MEFORUM (School of Education) (1973-1975)
RG-13/00
Mega Memo Newsletter (Anthropology Department) (1978- )
RG-25/A6/00
Mega Memo Newsletter, Five College (Anthropology Department 5-College Newsletter) (1985-2000)
RG-25/A6/00
Memo (Office of Institutional Studies) (1962-1964)
RG-4/3/1
Memorabilia (University Historical Collection) (1863-1925, 1988)
RG-1/203
Memorabilia, general (Oversize materials)
RG-183
Memorial Quilt Project, AIDS
see AIDS Memorial Quilt Project (1992- ) RG-11/20
Memorial Stones and Plaques (Physical Plant)
RG-36/50/M4
see also Plaques (Memorial, General) RG-183/3
Men Acting for Change (MAC) (1994)

Menorah Club (1937)
RG-45/70/M4
Mental Health Services
RG-30/15/3
Mental Retardation Project
RG-7/4
Mentor Program
see New Student Program (Summer Counseling) RG-30/9/2
MEP
see Minority Engineering Program (College of Engineering) RG-14/6
MESTEP
see Math/Science/Technology Education Project (School of Education–
Instructional Leadership Division) RG-13/4/10
Metawampe
RG-36/50/M5
Metawampe Club (1907- )
RG-40/3/M4
Metawampe Lawn
RG-36/104/M5
Meteorological Series Bulletin [ dingbatView online (1888-1907) ]
see Experiment Station (1888- )--Meteorological Series Bulletin RG-15/2.2
Meteorological Observations/Observatory Bulletin
see Experiment Station (1888- )–Meteorological Series Bulletin RG-15/2.2
Metric Research Center, Northeast
see Northeast Metric Research Center RG-7/6
Micro Resource Lab (MRL)
RG-29/2
Micro Scope (Microbiology Department) (1988-1991)
RG-25/M7/00
Micro Teaching (School of Education)
RG-13/3/21/8
Microanalysis Laboratory (Research and Graduate Studies)
RG-9/3/4
Microbial and Molecular Biology Laboratory Support Services (MMBLSS) (1995- )

Microbiology Department
RG-25/M7
Microbiology, Institute of Agricultural and Industrial
see Environmental Sciences RG- 25/E8
Microfilms
RG-190
Microwave Electronics Newsletter (1985-1987)
RG-25/E2/00
Mid-Winter Alumni Day (1923-1926)
RG-40/2/M5
Middle East, Peace and Justice in the, UMass Faculty and Staff for
see Peace and justice in the Middle East, UMass Faculty and Staff for
(Unofficial Committee) (1990-1991) RG-40/3/P1
Military (Photographs)
RG-142
see also Panoramic Photos RG-170
Military Affairs, ad hoc Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1967-1972)
RG-40/2/A3
Military and Air Service–Arnold Air Society
RG-25/M8
Military and Air Science–ASTRP (Army Specialized Training Reserve Program)
RG-25/M8/3
Military and Air Science Department
RG-25/M8
Military and Air Science– 58th College Training Detachment (World War II)
RG-25/M8
Minorities, Committee on Status of (Faculty Senate, 1981, 1984- )
RG-40/2/A3
Minority Achievement Program, Springfield/UMass (SUMMA)
see Bilingual Collegiate Program–Springfield/UMass Minority Achievement Program (SUMMA) RG-6/4/6.5
Minority Engineering Program (MEP) (College of Engineering)
RG-14/6
Minority Engineering Program Newsletter (1978-1980)
RG-14/00
Minority Graduate Student Association Newsletter
see Transitions (MGSA Newsletter) (1987) RG-45/00/T8)
Minority Graduate Student Recruitment, Office of
RG-10/7
Minority Groups, Provost for Women and, Associate
see Provost for Women and Minority Groups, Associate (1968-1981) RG-6/13
see also Affirmative Action (1982- ) RG-4/7
Everywoman’s Center RG-7/2
Minority Student Services Review Commission (1988)
RG-40/2/M6
Minute Waltzer’s (Student Group) (1987)
RG-45/40/M5
MinuteFan Park (2002)
RG-36/104/M6
Minuteman Statue (2002)
RG-36/50/M6
Minuteman (Student Publication) (1986- )
RG-45/00/M5
MISER (Massachusetts Institute for Social and Economic Research)
see Massachusetts Development Research Institute (MDRI) RG-25/M4.8
Missions and Goals (Official University Committee) (1975-1976)
RG-40/2/M8
see also Duplicate Collection–Missions and Goals, A Report of the Commission on (1976) RG-99/8
Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost O’Brien’s Proposal-Mission and Approach (1987) RG-6/1
Trustees’ Commission on the Future of the University (1988- ) RG-2/7
MISU
see Massachusetts Information Scanning Unit (MISU) (School of Management) RG-12/13
MMBLSS
see Microbial and Molecular Biology Laboratory Support Services (MMBLSS) RG-25/M6.5
Mobilization Committee, Student (1972)
RG-45/80/M6
Mogen David Newsletter (1924-1940) (Delta Phi Alpha Fraternity)
RG-45/90/D4.3
Molecular and Cellular Biology
RG-25/B5.5
Molecular Biology Laboratory Support Services, Microbial and
see Microbial and Molecular Biology Laboratory Support Services (MMBLSS) RG-25/M6.5
Moore Photo Collection, Fred
see Fred Moore Photo Collection RG-173
Morrill Land Grant Documents
see Charters, Legislation and RG-1/2
see also Morrill Land Grant Photos (line drawings of Justin Morrill, home site, document) RG-100
Morrill Land Grant Photographs
RG-100
Morrill News (Morrill Library Newsletter) (1977-1990, 1995- )
RG-8/00/M7
Mortar Board (Honor Society)
RG-45/60/M6
Mosaic (Five College Publication) (1991)
RG-60/5/00
Motion Picture Services, Photographic and
see Photo Center (Photographic and Motion Picture Services) RG-5/7
Motto
see Insignia, diploma, motto, mascot, mace, etc. RG-1/6
Mount Toby Reservation
see Mt. Toby Reservation RG-15/10
MRL
see Micro Resource Lab (MRL) RG-29/2
MRSEC
see Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) RG-25/M4.5
MSBDC
see Massachusetts Small Business Development Center (MSBDC) (School of Management) RG-12/10
MSBDC News (Massachusetts Small Business Development Center News) (1983-1984)
RG-12/10
MSEA (Massachusetts State Employee Association)
see Massachusetts State Employee Association (MSEA) MS49
MSP
see Massachusetts Society of Professors (MSP) RG-40/5/M4
MSP-AAUP
see Massachusetts Society of Professors-American Association of University Professors RG-40/5/M4.1
Mt. Toby Reservation
RG-15/10
MTA (Union of Professional Employees)
see Union of Professional Employees (MTA) MS47
Mugbooks
see Directories, mugbooks, catalogs of graduates, etc. RG-1/00/5
Multi-Campus Committees
see Inter-Campus committees (2-campus and 3-campus) RG-3/100
Multicultural Advisory Board (Chancellor’s)
see Counsel on Community, Diversity and Social Justice (1997- ) RG-4/17
Multicultural Conflict Resolution Team (1993- ) RG-4/8/1
Multi-Cultural Education (School of Education)
RG-13/3/19/8
Multicultural Issues, Chancellor’s Task Force on (1990)
RG-40/2/M9
Multicultural Student Union Committee (1991)
RG-40/2/M10
Multicultural UMass Community (Student Publication) (1988)
RG-45/00/M8
Museum of Natural History
see Massachusetts Natural History, Bulletin of (1884) RG-25/E4/00
Music and Dance, Department of
RG-25/M9
Music Bulletin (Music and Dance Dept.) (1973-1979)
RG-25/M9/00
Music Committee (Student)
see Arts and Music Committee (Student) RG-45/45/A7
Music Library (1975- )
RG-8/3/8
see also Music Library–Video Tape Collection (Films & Videotapes) RG-186/6
Music Library, Video Tape Collection (Films and Videotapes)
RG-186/6
Music Photographs (Student Organizations)
RG-140/2
Music Poster Collection
see Poster Collection, Music RG-180/2
Music Theatre Guild
see Operetta Guild/Music Theatre Guild RG-25/M9.4
Musical Clubs (Fine Arts/program group) (1923, 1941-1942)
RG-45/50/M8
Muslim Students Association (1994- )
RG-45/40/M8

D’Annunzio, Gabriele, 1863-1938

Gabriele D'Annunzio Collection, 1919-1920.
1 box (0.1 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 763

Seal of the City of Fiume
Seal of the City of Fiume

An Italian poet, journalist, novelist, and dramatist, Gabriele D’Annunzio enjoyed a flamboyant career in international affairs after the First World War when he raised a small army and seized the port of Fiume (now Rijeka, Croatia). Failing in his attempts to annex his territory to Italy, D’Annunzio reigned as Duce over the micro-state for over a year before being forced to relinquish control.

The fifteen imprints comprising this collection of scarce broadsides, all printed in the short-lived Free State of Fiume. During the brief period of his reign in Fiume, D’Annunzio issued propagandistic broadsides, proclamations, and leaflets almost daily, often distributing them by airplane drop over the city. Included is a rare first edition of D’Annunzio’s most famous piece from the Fiume period, Italia e vita.

Subjects
  • Free State of Fiume--History--20th century
  • Italy--History--1914-1922
  • Rijeka (Croatia)--History--20th centur
  • World War, 1914-1918--Baltic State
  • World War, 1914-1918--Italy
Contributors
  • D'Annunzio, Gabriele, 1863-193
  • Druscovich, Marco
  • Zoll, Corrado
Types of material
  • Broadsides
  • Fliers (Printed material)

Double Edge Theater

Double Edge Theatre Records, 1970-2002.
28 boxes (15.5 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 455

Bold Stroke for a Wife
Bold Stroke for a Wife

Since its founding, Double Edge Theatre has embraced a two-fold mission: to develop and promote the highest quality of original theatre performance, and to create a permanent center of performance, practice, training research, and cultural exchange.

The collection documents the Theatre’s focus on research, international collaboration, and the elevation of artistic performance above and beyond stage work into the realm of cultural exchange.

Subjects
  • Experimental theater
  • Theater and society
  • Theatrical companies--Massachusetts
Contributors
  • Arnoult, Philip
  • Double Edge Theatre
  • Durand, Carroll
  • Klein, Stacy
  • Odin teatret
  • Staniewski, Wlodzimierz
  • Stowarzyszenie Teatralne "Gardzienice"
Types of material
  • Photographs
  • Posters
  • Programs

Manfredi, John, 1920-

John Manfredi Papers, 1938-1983.
2 boxes (1 linear feet).
Call no.: FS 148

One of four young sociologists who joined the faculty at UMass Amherst in the years after the Second World War, John Manfredi carried the entire load of teaching theory from 1948 to 1967. A native of Philadelphia and graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (BA 1942), Manfredi came to Amherst after completing an MA at Harvard in 1948, teaching while simultaneously completing his dissertation, “The Relationship of Class-Structured Pathologies to the Contents of Popular Periodical Fiction, 1936-1940″ (Harvard, 1951). A specialist in social theory and cultural systems, he taught anthropology for several years and both his research and teaching revolved around the sociology of religion and art. His best know work, The Social Limits of Art, appeared in 1982, three years before his retirement. Manfredi died in February 1993.

Consisting of essays and course notes from his days as a graduate student at Harvard, the John Manfredi collection documents the training and early professional work of a sociologist. Notable among these are materials relating to classes offered by eminent figures such as Talcott Parsons, Carle C. Zimmerman, and P.A. Sorokin.

Subjects
  • Sociology--Study and teaching
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Faculty
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Department of Sociology
Contributors
  • Manfredi, John, 1920-
  • Parsons, Talcott, 1902-1979
  • Sorokin, Pitirim Aleksandrovich, 1889-1968
  • Zimmerman, Carle Clark, 1897-1983
Types of material
  • Lecture notes

Passin, Herbert

Herbert Passin Collection, 1944-1955.
1 box (0.25 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 565

A distinguished scholar of contemporary Japan, Herbert Passin was born in Chicago on Dec. 16, 1916. After completing a doctorate in anthropology in 1941, Passin was inducted into the Army and sent to the Army’s Japanese language school in Ann Arbor, Michigan, for training. Assigned to duty in Tokyo in December 1945, he became chief of the Public Opinion and Sociological Research Division under Gen. Douglas MacArthur. During his tour of duty, Passin coordinated a series of sociological studies of Japanese village life to help guide U.S. Occupation policy, particularly as it dealt with land and labor reform.

The Passin Collection contains reports and notes of sociological surveys of two Japanese villages, Yuzurihara and Yawatano, conducted by U.S. Occupation authorities in 1946 and 1947, along with a wartime report by Arthur Meadow of “Japanese character structure based on Japanese film plots and thematic apperception tests on Japanese Americans,” and a post-war letter from the novelist Takami Jun.

Subjects
  • Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952
  • Japan--Sociology--Occupation
Contributors
  • Passin, Herbert
Types of material
  • Letters (Correspondence)

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Enfield (Quabbin) dancers
How they danced in Enfield,
a Quabbin town

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Radical Student Union (RSU)

Radical Student Union Records, 1905-2006 (Bulk: 1978-2005).
22 boxes (14.5 linear feet).
Call no.: RG 45/80 R1

Founded by Charles Bagli in 1976, the Revolutionary Student Brigade at UMass Amherst (later the Radical Student Union) has been a focal point for organization by politically radical students. RSU members have responded to issues of social justice, addressing both local, regional, and national concerns ranging from militarism to the environment, racism and sexism to globalization.

The RSU records document the history of a particularly long-lived organization of left-leaning student activists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Beginning in the mid-1970s, as students were searching for ways to build upon the legacy of the previous decade, the RSU has been a constant presence on campus, weathering the Reagan years, tough budgetary times, and dramatic changes in the political culture at the national and state levels. The RSU reached its peak during the 1980s with protests against American involvement in Central America, CIA recruitment on campus, American support for the Apartheid regime in South Africa, and government-funded weapons research, but in later years, the organization has continued to adapt, organizing against globalization, sweatshops, the Iraq War, and a host of other issues.

Subjects
  • Anti-apartheid movements--Massachusetts
  • Central America--Foreign relations--United States
  • College students--Political activity
  • Communism
  • El Salvador--History--1979-1992
  • Guatemala--History--1945-1982
  • Iraq War, 2003-
  • Nicaragua--History--1979-1990
  • Peace movements--Massachusetts
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991
  • Political activists--Massachusetts--History
  • Racism
  • Socialism
  • Student movements
  • United States--Foreign relations--Central America
  • United States. Central Intelligence Agency
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
Contributors
  • Progressive Student Network
  • Radical Student Union
  • Revolutionary Student Brigade
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UMass Amherst. Academic Departments

UMass Amherst. Academic Departments, Programs, Institutes, Centers, 1870-2007.
Call no.: RG 25

The academic departments at UMass Amherst are organized within ten schools and colleges. Among the more than 88 degree programs in 2009, 74 confer masters degrees, and 53 confer doctorates.

Containing the records of individual academic departments, programs, institutes, and centers, Record Group 25 documents the shifting history of disciplinarity and departmental affairs at UMass Amherst. The papers of individual faculty members are contained within the Faculty and Staff (FS) collections and are indexed separately in UMarmot.

Subjects
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Faculty

University Archives

Goat cart at football game with Amherst College, ca.1913
Goat cart at football game vs.
Amherst College, ca.1913

The University Archives contains the official and unofficial records of the University of Massachusetts Amherst throughout its evolution from a small agricultural college into a dynamic and complex university. Within the archives are letters and artifacts, records, photographs, and sound recordings documenting the lives of its founders, the pursuits of its faculty, and the changing attitudes of its students and alumni, revealing what high quality public education means to our Commonwealth and nation.

Resources

Among the hundreds of discrete collections and over 13,000 linear feet of records are the official papers of Chancellors, Presidents, Trustees, and other administrators; information about the University’s academic units and student organizations; and the founding documents of our sister campuses at Worcester, Boston, Lowell, and Dartmouth. The papers of faculty members add a wealth of information about the lives and intellectual pursuits of our campus community as well as their chosen academic disciplines.

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concordance

A comprehensive alphabetical index of UMass departments, programs, and other units, including acronyms. Each entry includes a reference to the archival Record Group where the records can be found.

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Dincauze, Dena Ferran

Dena Ferran Dincauze Papers, 1974-1992.
4 boxes (6 linear feet).
Call no.: FS 027

Born in Boston on March 26, 1934, Dena Dincauze earned her doctorate in archaeology from Harvard University (1967) for research on cremation cemeteries in Eastern Massachusetts. Employed briefly as a Lecturer at Harvard, Dincauze joined the faculty at UMass Amherst in 1967, where she taught until her retirement. Dincauze has conducted field surveys and excavations in Illinois, South Dakota, and England, and for many years, she has specialized on the prehistoric archaeology of eastern and central New England. In 1989, Dincauze traveled to Russia as part of a research exchange to visit Upper Paleolithic sites, and four years later she toured the Pedra Furada sites in Sao Raimundo Nonato, Brazil. Dincauze was named Distinguished Faculty Lecturer and was awarded the Chancellor’s Medal from the University of Massachusetts in 1989, and in 1997 the Society for American Archaeology presented her with the Distinguished Service Award.

The Dincauze Papers include professional correspondence, slides from archaeological digs, travel journals and field notes, as well as notes for teaching and research. Among other items of interest in the collection are a travel journal with corresponding slides and notes documenting her somewhat controversial visit to Russia, and correspondence with a member of the UMass faculty questioning her ability to carry a full course load while simultaneously attending to the demands of motherhood.

Subjects
  • Archaeology--Massachusetts
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Faculty
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Department of Anthropology
Contributors
  • Dincauze, Dena Ferran
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