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Butterfield, Kenyon L. (Kenyon Leech), 1868-1935

Kenyon Leech Butterfield Papers, 1889-1945.
(12 linear feet).
Call no.: RG 3/1 B75

Kenyon L. Butterfield
Kenyon L. Butterfield

President of both the Massachusetts Agricultural College and Michigan Agricultural College, writer, lecturer, editor, and member, organizer, and chairman of many commissions and councils such as the Rural Life Movement.

The Butterfield Papers contain biographical materials, administrative and official papers of both of his presidencies, typescripts of his talks, and copies of his published writings. Includes correspondence and memoranda (with students, officials, legislators, officers of organizations, and private individuals), reports, outlines, minutes, surveys, and internal memoranda.

Subjects
  • Agricultural education--Massachusetts--History--Sources
  • Agricultural education--Michigan--History--Sources
  • Agricultural extension work--Massachusetts--History--Sources
  • Agricultural extension work--United States--History--Sources
  • Agriculture--United States--History--Sources
  • Education--United States--History--Sources
  • Food supply--Massachusetts--History--Sources
  • Higher education and state--Massachusetts--History--Sources
  • Massachusetts Agricultural College--Alumni and alumnae
  • Massachusetts Agricultural College--History
  • Massachusetts Agricultural College--Students
  • Massachusetts Agricultural College. President
  • Massachusetts State College--Faculty
  • Michigan Agricultural College--History
  • Michigan Agricultural College. President
  • Rural churches--United States--History--Sources
  • Rural development--Massachusetts--History--Sources
  • Women--Education (Higher)--Massachusetts--History--Sources
  • World War, 1914-1918
Contributors
  • Butterfield, Kenyon L. (Kenyon Leech), 1868-1935

Collection overview

Participants in the rope pull, ca.1913
Participants in the rope pull, ca.1913

The Department of Special Collections and University Archives is a center for research into the history and impact of social change and the history of New England.

With substantial holdings documenting African American history and culture, organized labor, movements for peace and social justice, and the history of agriculture, SCUA houses approximately 35,000 rare books, nationally significant manuscript collections, historic maps, and the official records of the University of Massachusetts Amherst. SCUA supports the work of a wide range of researchers, from undergraduates to senior scholars, and journalists to family historians. It is a growing collection used by an international audience of students, academics, and other members of the general public.

Beyond the major areas of collecting interest, SCUA includes materials touching on topics as diverse as Revolutionary-era France and Belgium (1789-1848), Scottish literature, the history of protistology, the American study of Japan, East Germany and Cold War-era Poland, and the literature of American Socialism.

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B

Baccalaureate Day
see Press Information (Commencement) RG-1/7/1
Bachelor’s Degree with Individual Concentration (BDIC)
RG-11/4
Bachelor’s Degree with Individual Concentration Newsletter (1973- )
RG-11/4
Baha’i Club (Religious Club) (1972-1997)
RG-45/70/B3
Bands (Music and Dance Department)
RG-25/M9.2
Banqueteer, Aggie
see Aggie Banqueteer RG-45/00/A2
Baseball (Men’s)
see Sports-Men’s Baseball (1868- ) RG-18/2
Basketball (Men’s)
see Sports-Men’s Basketball (1898- ) RG-18/2
Basketball (Women’s)
see Sports-Women’s Basketball (1978- ) RG-18/2
Bathrooms, Coed (Physical Plant) (1981)
RG-36/50/B3
see also Office of Residential Resource Management RG-30/21/1
Baton Twirling
see Sports-Women’s Baton Twirling (1973) RG-18/2
Bay State Ruralist (1912-1917)
RG-45/00/B2
BCC
see Boston Church of Christ (1990- ) (Religious Group) RG-45/70/B6
BCP
see Bilingual Collegiate Program (BCP) (1974- ) RG-6/4/6.5
BDIC
see Bachelor’s Degree with Individual Concentration (BDIC) (College of Arts and Sciences) RG-11/4
BDIC Newsletter (1973-1987)
RG-11/4
Beacon (1970- )
RG-13/00
Beautification Committee, Campus
see Campus Beautification Committee RG-40/2/C.6
Beef and Sheep Highlights (Extension Service, Cooperative) (1958, 1967-1975)
RG-15/8
see also Sheep Shearing (1947, 1954-1955) RG-15/8
Behavior Program, Neuroscience and
see Neuroscience and Behavior Program RG-25/N5
Behavioral Biology, Department of
see Psychology–Behavioral Biology, Dept. of RG-25/P8
Behavioral Sciences Faculty
see Social and Behavioral Sciences Faculty RG-11/30
Berkshire County Cooperative Extension (1915-1989)
RG-15/8/.81
Beta Alpha Psi (Honor Society)
see Accounting Department–Beta Alpha Psi RG-25/A2
Beta Gamma Sigma
RG-45/60/B2.5
Beta Kappa Phi (1985-1996)
RG-45/90/B4
Beta Theta of Sigma Gamma Epsilon
see Sigma Gamma Epsilon (1949- ) RG-45/90/S5.35
Bibliofile, The (1987, 1994)
RG-45/00/B4
Bibliography, Faculty/Staff
see Faculty/Staff Bibliography (collective) RG-40/4
Bibliography Library Collections
see Collection Development (Library) RG-8/2
Bibliography, Organization Charts (University as a Whole) (1949- )
RG-1/00/1
Bicentennial Committee
see Inter-Campus Committee RG-3/100
Bi-Cultural Education
see Bi-Lingual, Bi-Cultural Education, Center for RG-13/3/21/6
Biff, The Weekly
see Weekly Biff, The (1910) RG-45/00/W4
Bilingual Collegiate Program (BCP) (1974- )
RG-6/4/6.5
Bilingual Collegiate Program–Springfield/UMass Minority Achievement Program (SUMMA)
RG-6/4/6.5
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (1991)
RG-25/B5
Biodiversity Conservation Program (1990)
RG-25/F6/3
Biographies (Alumni)
see Obituaries, Biographies (Alumni) RG-50/00/2
Biography, Lists, Directories, Faculty/Staff
see Faculty/Staff Biography, Lists, Directories (collective) RG-40/10
see also Individual Members of Faculty and Staff RG-40/11
Biological Hazards Committee (Research and Graduate Studies)
RG-9/1/2/4
Biological Sciences Library (1962- )
RG-8/3/9
Biology
RG-25/B6
see also Zoology Department RG-25/Z5
Botany Department RG-25/B8
Biology, Plant
see Plant Biology RG-25/P4.5
Biomedical Research Support Grants
see Faculty Research Grant, Biomedical Research Support Grant (F RG/BS RG) (Research and Graduate Studies) RG-9/2/3
Biopharmaceutical Research Unit
see Public Health, Division of–Biopharmaceutical Research Unit RG-17/1
BIOrhythms (1997- )
RG-25/B6/00
Biosci Journal (1995- )
RG-25/B6/00
Note: A journal of undergraduate research at UMass/Amherst.
Biostatistics Technical Reports (1977)
see Public Health, Division of–Biostatistics Technical Reports
RG-17/1
Biotechnology Program
RG-25/B7
Biotechnology Program Committee (1985- )
RG-40/2/B5
Bisexual Concerns
see Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Concerns, The Chancellors Task Force on (1993- ) RG-40/2/G2
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Concerns, Support Group for RG-40/2/G3
Programs for Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Concerns RG-30/2/6
Bits and Bytes (1965-1989)
RG-29/00/1
Black and other Minority Students, Committee for the Collegiate Education of
see Committee for the Collegiate Education of Black and other Minority Students (CCEBMS) (1967- ) RG-6/4/12
Black Culture Center (New Africa House)
RG-30/26
Black Mass Communications Project (BMCP) (1968- )
RG-45/30/B4
Black Repertory Theatre
RG-25/T3.6
Black Student Union
RG-45/19
Black Students at UMass and in Western Massachusetts
RG-45/15
see also Protests and Demonstrations RG-45/101
Student Life RG-1/204
New Africa House RG-36/100
Lecturers from outside the University RG-1/12
Black Studies, Contributions to
see Contributions to Black Studies RG-60/5/00
Black Studies Program
see Afro-American Studies, W.E.B. Du Bois Dept. of RG-25/A4
see also Five College Cooperation RG-60/5
Five College Black Studies RG-60/5/3
Blue Prints (Cartographic Materials)
RG-181/1
Blues Band (1985- )
RG-45/40/B4
BMCP
see Black Mass Communications Project (BMCP) (1968- ) RG-45/30/B4
Board of Control Annual Report (Experiment Station) (1888, 1893, 1894)
see Experiment Station (State Station, 1882-1895)–Board of Control Annual Report (1888, 1893, 1894) RG-15/2.1
Board of Control Meetings (Experiment Station) (1882-1895)
see Experiment Station (State Station, 1882-1895)–Board of Control Meetings (1882-1895) RG-15/2.1
Board of Governors
RG-37/11
Board of Higher Education (1996- )
see Higher Education Coordinating Council (1991-1996) RG-1/5
Board of Higher Education, Massachusetts
see Massachusetts Board of Higher Education RG-1/3
Board of Regents (1980-1991)
RG-1/4
see also Massachusetts Board of Higher Education RG-1/3
Higher Education Coordinating Council RG-1/5
Board of Trustees
see Trustees RG-2
Board of Trustees, Faculty Delegate to the
see Faculty to the Board of Trustees (Faculty Senate, 1971-1972) RG-40/2/A3
Boarding Club, MAC (1884)
RG-45/40/B6.2
Bologna, UMass Program at
see French and Italian Department–Bologna, UMASS Program at RG-25/F9/3
Boltwood Project (Social Action Group) (1983- )
RG-45/80/B6
see also Belchertown State School Friends Association (BSSFA) MS302
Bond Center for Equal Education
see Horace Mann Bond Center for Equal Education RG-13/4/10
see also Status Report–Reports to Chancellor (1982) RG-4/00
Book Club, MAC (1908-1925)
RG-45/40/B6.4
Book for Little Loving Children Needing Guidance (1+1=/=3) (1973)
RG-45/00/B6
Books for College Libraries (Library) (1967-1974)
RG-8/4/2
Boston Church of Christ (BCC) (Religious Group) (1990-1993)
RG-45/70/B6
Boston Library Consortium (1975- )
RG-8/10
Boston, UMass
see UMass Boston (1964- ) RG-55/3
Boston University Combined Degree, Granting with UMass and Simmons College
RG-60/4
Botanic Garden (Physical Plant)
RG-36/104/B6
Botany
RG-25/B8
Botany News (1981-1988)
RG-25/B8/00
Bowl Team, College
see College Bowl Team RG-45/40/C5
Boys’ and Girls’ Series (Extension Service, Cooperative)
see
Extension Service, Cooperative–Boys’ and Girls’ Series RG-15/8
Brain Theory Newsletter (1978)
RG-25/C9/00
Broadcast Board, Student Publications and
see Publications and Broadcast Board, Student RG-45/30/P8
Brochures (Public Affairs)
RG-5/00/4
BRSG
see Faculty Research Grant–Biomedical Research Support Grant (F RG-BRSG) RG-9/2/3
Budget
see Budget Documents RG-4/2
Office of Budget and Institutional Studies (OBIS) RG-4/3/2
Office of Planning and Budget (OPB) RG-4/3/3
Capital Outlay Budgets and Priorities Lists RG-6/15/4
Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance RG-35/19
Budget and Finance
RG-32/6
Budget and Finance, Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1980-1981)
RG-40/2/A3
Budget Committee (Faculty Senate, 1969-1973)
RG-40/2/A3
see also Program and Budget Committee (1975- ) RG-40/2/A3
Budget Committee (Student Senate) (1981-1993)
RG-45/7/B8
Budget Documents (1908- )
RG-4/2
Budget Office (Administrative Services)
RG-35/20
see also Budget Documents–Newsclippings RG-4/2
see also Office of Planning and Budget (OPB) RG-4/3/3
Budgeting and Institutional Research
see Office of Budgeting and Institutional Studies (OBIS) RG-4/3/2
Budgeting and Institutional Studies, Office of
see Office of Budgeting and Institutional Studies (OBIS) RG-4/3/2
Budgeting, Institutional Research and Planning
seeOffice of Budgeting and Institutional Studies (OBIS) RG-4/3/2
Budgets, Capital Outlay
see Planning Office RG-6/15/4
Building Association
RG-36/22
Building Authority
RG-36/21
see also Financial Reports RG-3/4/3
Building Materials Technology and Management Program
RG-25/B9
Building Ventilation Working Group, Campus
see Campus Building Ventilation Working Group RG-30/15/1
Buildings and Grounds
RG-36
see also Buildings and Grounds (Photographs) RG-150
Panoramic Photos RG-170
Buildings and Grounds (Photographs)
RG-150
see also Panoramic Photos RG-170
Buildings and Grounds, Campus (Films and Videotapes)
see Campus Buildings and Grounds (Films and Videotapes) RG-186/4
Buildings and Grounds Committee (Faculty Senate, 1968-1969, 1980)
RG-40/2/A3
Buildings or parts of campus, specific
see Specific buildings or parts of campus RG-101 thru 104
Buildings Proposed But Not Built
RG-36/103
Buildings, Residential
see Residential Buildings RG-36/102
Buildings Specific (except residential)
RG-36/101
see also Residential Buildings RG-36/102
Buildings proposed but not built RG-36/103
Bulletin Series
see Catalogs (Bulletin Series) (1901- ) RG-1/00/4
Bulletin, University (Catalog Series)
see RG-1/00/4 Catalogs (Bulletin Series ) (1901- ), General Information Bulletins (1898-1978)
Bulletins
see Weekly, University, Executive Bulletins RG-5/00/3
Bulletins, Alumni
see Alumni Bulletins RG-50/00/3
Bulletins, Experiment Stations
seeExperiment Station (1882-95)–Bulletin (#’s 1-57) (1883-1895) RG-15/2.1
and
Experiment Station (1888- )– Bulletin (#1- ) RG-15/2.2
Bulletins, General Information
see Catalogs (Bulletin Series), General Information Bulletins RG-1/00/4
Bureau of Government Research
RG-25/P6.5
Bureau of Government Research Bulletin (1959-1969)
RG-25/P6.5/00
Bureau of Public Administration
RG-25/P6.4
Bursar
RG-35/16
Bursars Office (Microfilm)
RG-190/17
Bus Service, Student Senate
see Student Senate Bus Service RG-45/7/T7
Business Administration, School of
see School of Management RG-12
Business Affairs
see Vice President for Management and Business Affairs RG-3/11
Business Affairs–Office of (Business Manager and Staff) (Research and Graduate Studies)
RG-9/4/1
Business Affairs, Office of (Research and Graduate Studies)
RG-9/4
Business and Economic Report, Massachusetts
see Massachusetts Business and Economic Report RG-12/3/B8
Business and Economic Research, Center for
RG-12/3
see also Massachusetts Business and Economic Report RG-12/3/B8
Business Club
RG-12/4
Business Development Center
see Massachusetts Small Business Development Center (MSBDC) RG-12/10
Business Leadership Education, Affirmative
see Project ABLE RG-12/2
Business Office, Director of Personnel and Financial Services
RG-35/3
Business Procedures and Project Planning, Director of
RG-3/4/5
Businesses Student
see Co-ops and Businesses, Student Run RG-45/40/C6.5
ButterMeter News (1985)
RG-45/00/B8

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NAC
see Non Academic Computing (NAC) (1996- ) RG-45/40/N6
NAGE
see International Brotherhood of Police Officers RG-40/5/P6
Naiads (Swim Team)
see Athletic Department RG-18/2
National Alternative Schools Program
see Alternative Schools (National Alternative Schools Program) RG-13/3/21/7
National Environmental Technology for Waste Prevention Institute (NETI) (1994- )
RG-25/N3
National Organization for Women (NOW) (1989)
RG-45/80/N7
National Park Service Cooperative Research Unit (The Environmental Institute) (1975-1981)
RG-6/4/14/3
National Park Service Cooperative Research Unit Report (The Environmental Institute) (1977-1981)
RG-6/4/14/3
Natural History, Massachusetts, Bulletin of
see Massachusetts Natural History, Bulletin of (1884) RG-25/E4/00
Natural History Society (1883-1895)
RG-45/40/N3.6
Natural Resources Center, Holdsworth
see Holdsworth Natural Resource Center RG-15/3
Natural Resources, College of Food and
see College of Food and Natural Resources RG-15
Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Dean
RG-11/51
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Faculty
RG-11/50
Near Eastern Studies (Program and Committee)
RG-25/N4
see also Classics Department RG-25/C5
Near Eastern Studies Newsletter (1989)
RG-25/N4/00
NEBHE
see New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) RG-60/2
Negatives, Glass Plate
see Glass Plate Negatives RG-173
Negro Universities, Exchange Programs With
see Exchange Programs-Negro Universities (1965) RG-30/8
NERCCS
see New England Regional Consortium for Computational Studies (NERCCS) RG-29/1
NETI
see National Environmental Technology for Waste Prevention Institute (NETI) (1994- ) RG-25/N3
Neuroendocine Studies, Center for
RG-25/N4.5
Neuroscience and Behavior Program
RG-25/N5
Neuroscience Systems, Center for
see Systems Neuroscience, Center for RG-25/S10
New Africa House
see Black Culture Center (New Africa House) RG-30/26
see also Buildings (New Africa House) RG-36/101
New American Movement (Student Social Action Group) (1973)
RG-45/80/N4
New College Committee and Hampshire College
RG-60/6
New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE)
RG-60/2
New England Classical Newsletter
RG-25/C5/00
New England Council of Land-Grant University Women
RG-60/1/1
New England Culture, Center for
see Center for New England Culture (College of Arts and Sciences) RG-11/9
New England Regional Consortium for Computational Studies (NERCCS)
RG-29/1
New Senate AGENDA
see AGENDA, The New Senate (1993- ) RG-45/00/A1
New Student Record (1983, class of 1987)
RG-45/90/P3
New Students Program–Community Development Center
RG-30/9/2
New Students Program (Summer Counseling)
RG-30/9/2
see also Counseling Center RG-30/9/1
New Testament Fellowship (Religious Group) (1983, 1986)
RG-45/70/N3
New World Theater
RG-25/F3/N4
see also RG-25/T3.7
see also Notes For A New World (1987- ) RG-25/T3.7/00
Newcomer’s Club (Women’s Group)
RG-40/7/2
Newman Center
RG-30/11/1
see also Newman Club RG-45/70/N4
Newman Center Newsletter (1996- )
RG-30/11/1/00
Newman Club (Religious Group) (1963-1989)
RG-45/70/N4
see also Newman Center RG-30/11/1
News (President’s Office)
RG-3/00
News and Notes (Student Publication) (1959)
RG-45/00/N4
News and Views, UMass Alumni
see UMass Alumni News and Views (1978-1983) RG-50/00/3
News Bulletin (1937-1941) RG-40/3/P3

News Bureau
Note: Name changed to Office of Public Information, 10-6-1983.
see Office of Public Information (OPI) RG-5/3
News Letter (Extension Service, Cooperative) (1913-1921)
RG-15/8
News Office
see Office of Public Information (News Bureau) RG-5/3
News Project (1968)
RG-45/00/N5
News Service, MAC (Official University Committee) (1926)
RG-40/2/N4
News Summary (Public Affairs) (1993-1994)
RG-5/3/4
NewsClips (Public Affairs) (1984-1987)
RG-5/00/8
NewsLetter (School of Management) (1983-1985)
RG-12
Newsletter, University
see University Newsletter (News Bureau) RG-5/00/2
Newsline (1991)
RG-25/F6/00
Newsline (News Office) (1999- )
RG-5/00/13
Nominating Committee (Faculty Senate, 1967, 1977)
RG-40/2/A3
NOMMO (1990-1994)
RG-45/00/N6
see also Nummo News (1974-1990) RG-30/26/N8
Non-Academic Computing (Student Group) (NAC) (1996)
RG-45/40/N6
Nonformal Education Center
see Center for International Education (CIE) (School of Education) RG-13/3/19/5
North American Trade and Economics, Institute for
RG-25/N6
North Pleasant Street (Joint Town-University Task Force) (1968- )
RG-36/104/N6
North Village Apartments (Residential Buildings)
RG-36/102/N5
Northeast (Residential Buildings)
RG-36/102/N6
Northeast Area Government
RG-45/14
Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry (1996- )
RG-25/N7
Northeast Forestry Experiment Station (College of Food and Natural Resources) (1923-1933)
RG-15/13
Northeast Metric Research Center
RG-7/6
Northeast Quadrangle President’s Council, Housing sub-committee (1968)
RG-40/3/N6
Northeast Region Environmental Public Health Center
RG-17/1/1
Northeast Regional Media Center for the Deaf
see Media Specialists for the Deaf, Center for (School of Education) RG-13/3/21/9
Northeast Science Enrichment Program
see Mathematics and Statistics Department–Science Enrichment Program RG-25/M5/3
Northern Educational Services (Social Action Group) (1975)
RG-45/80/N6.4
Notebook, University
see University Notebook RG-5/3/2
Notes For A New World (1987-1988)
RG-25/T3.7/00
Notes From Academic Affairs (1981-1983)
RG-6/00/N6
Notes from the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (1973-1974,1977-1978)
RG-30/00/1
NOW
see National Organization for Women (1989- ) RG-45/80/N7
NU (Hillel) (1973, 1975)
RG-45/70/H5
Nummo News (1974-1991)
RG-30/26/N8
see also NOMMO (1990-1994) RG-45/00/N6
Nursery School
RG-25/H9.5
Nurses Association, Student
see Student Nurses Association (SNA) (1987- ) RG-45/40/S7.4
Nursing
RG-17/3
Nursing Alumni Association Newsletter (1989-1993)
RG-17/3
Nursing, School of
see Nursing RG-17/3
Nutrient Data Bank, UMass
see Food Science and Nutrition, Dept. of–Nutrient Data Bank, UMass RG-25/F5/3
Nutrition and Human Needs, Committee on (1971)
RG-45/80/N8
Nutrition Department
see Food Science and Nutrition Department RG-25/F5

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P

Pagan Association, UMass (Religious Groups) (1989- )
RG-45/70/P3
Paintings
see Portraits (Iconographic Materials) RG-182/2
see also Water Color Paintings (Memorabilia, general) RG-183/5
Pakistani Student Association (PSA) (1996- )
RG-45/40/P2
Pan Hellenic Council (1959-1983)
RG-45/90/P3
see also Social Union (1872-1940) RG-45/90/S6
Pandemonia (1971-1972)
RG-25/S7/00
Panoramic Photos
RG-170
PAP
see Photo Archives Project (PAP) RG-172
Parachute Club, Sport (1975-1995)
RG-45/40/P3
Parchment, The Sylvan
see Sylvan Parchment, The (1976) RG-45/00/S11
Parents Day (Official University Committee) (1925)
RG-40/2/P2
Parents Newsletter (1962-1968)
RG-1/00/4
Parking and Transportation Council (1972-1975)
RG-40/2/P3
see also Traffic and Parking Appeals Board (1972- ) RG-40/2/T7
Parking Appeals Board, Traffic and
see Traffic and Appeals Board (1972- ) RG-40/2/T7
Parking Coordinator, Transportation
RG-30/20
see also Transit Service (Student Senate Committee) RG-45/7/T7
and
Parking Services (1994- ) RG-35/21
Parking Enforcement
see Parking Services RG-35/21
Parking Office
see Parking Coordinator RG-30/20
Parking Services (1994- ) RG-35/21
Parking Services (1994- )
RG-35/21
Pass-Fail, ad hoc Sub-Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1967)
RG-40/2/A3
Patent Review Committee (Faculty Senate, 1986-1987)
RG-40/2/A3
Pau, France–UMass Summer School at
see French and Italian Department–Pau, France (UMass Summer School) RG-25/F9
PAUMA
see Professional Association of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (PAUMA) RG-40/5/P7
see also Professional Staff Organization (PSO) RG-40/5/P7.7
PAUMA Bulletin (1987-1989)
RG-40/5/P7
Payroll, Personnel
see Personnel, Payroll (Human Resources Office) RG-35/2
Peace and Justice in the Middle East, UMass Faculty and Staff for (unofficial organization) (1990-1991)
RG-40/3/P1
Peace Corps (UMass Training Program, Africa) (1962)
see International Programs RG-6/4/9
Peace in Central America, Faculty and Staff for (unofficial organization)
RG-40/3/P2
Peacemakers, UMass (1982-1984)
RG-45/80/P4
see also Peacemakers Records (1963-1990) MS309
Peer Sex Education Program RG-30/15/2/2

Pelham Quarry
see Quarry, Pelham (Physical Plant) (1866) RG-36/50/Q8
People for A Socially Responsible University (PSRU)(Student Social Action Group) (1989-1990)
RG-45/80/P5
People For Choice (Student Social Action Group) (1989)
RG-45/80/P6
People’s Gay Alliance
see Gay Alliance, People’s (Lesbian, Bisexual and Gay Alliance) RG-45/40/G3
People’s Market (1974- )
RG-45/40/P4
People’s Market — Collective Works (2002)
see Collective Works (People’s Market) (2002) RG-45/00/C4.9
People’s News-Stand (1975-1977)
RG-45/40/P4.5
PERI
see Political Economy Research Instiute (PERI) (1998- ) RG-25/E1.6
Personnel Affairs, ad hoc Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1971)
RG-40/2/A3
Personnel and Financial Services, Director of
see Business Office, Director of Personnel and Financial Services RG-35/3
Personnel, Assistant Vice President for Labor Relations
see Assistant Vice President for Labor Relations and Personnel RG-3/17/1
Personnel Office Newsletter (1962, 1966-1968, 1972-1975)
RG-35/2
Personnel-Payroll (Human Resources Office)
RG-35/2
Personnel-Payroll (Human Resources Office)–Classified Employment Opportunities
see Classified Employment Opportunities ("Yellow Sheet") RG-35/2
Personnel-Payroll (Human Resources Office)–Employment Opportunities
see Employment Opportunities ("Beige Sheet") RG-35/2
Personnel/Payroll (Human Resources Office)–Personnel Office Newsletter
see Personnel Office Newsletter RG-35/2
Personnel Policies ad hoc Committee on, Multicampus Academic (1974-75)
see Inter-Campus Committees (2-campus and 3-campus) RG-3/100
Personnel, Vice President for Labor Relations and, Assistant
see Vice President for Labor Relations and Personnel, Assistant RG-3/17/1
Perspectives (Housing Services) (1980-1985)
RG-32/00
Pest Control Guide for Commercial Growers in Massachusetts and Connecticut
see Extension Service, Cooperative– Pest Control Guide for Commercial Growers in
Massachusetts and Connecticut (1971-1975) RG-15/8
Pesticide Chemical Information Center
RG-25/E4.9
Phi Alpha Theta (Honor Society)
RG-45/60/P2
Phi Beta Kappa (Honor Society) (1932- )
RG-40/3/P3
Phi Beta Kappa News Bulletin (1937-1965)
RG-40/3/P3
see also Key Reporter, The (1936-1963, 1974-1978) RG-40/3/P3
Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program
see Phi Beta Kappa RG-40/3/P3
Phi Beta Sigma (1985-1989)
RG-45/90/P4
Phi Delta Kappa (1984, 1993)
RG-45/90/P5
Phi Eta Sigma (Honor Society)
RG-45/60/P5
Phi Kappa Phi (Honor Society) (1904- )
RG-40/3/P4
Phi Mu Delta (1980-1993)
RG-45/90/P5.2
Phi Sigma Alpha (Honor Society)
RG-45/60/P6
Phi Sigma Delta (1978, 1985)
RG-45/90/P5.5
Phi Sigma Kappa (1873-1973)
RG-45/90/P5.6
Phi Sigma Pi (1996)
RG-45/60/P6.25
Philosophy Department
RG-25/P2
Phonodiscs (Sound Recordings)
RG-185/1
Photo Archives Project (PAP)
RG-172
Photo Center (Photographic and Motion Picture Services)
RG-5/7
Photo Center Slide Collection
RG-187/2
Photo Collection, Fred Moore
see Fred Moore Photo Collection RG-173
Photo Negatives Collection
see University Photo Negatives Collection RG-171
Photographer’s Association (1962-1973)
RG-45/40/P5
Photographic and Motion Picture Services
see Photo Center (Photographic and Motion Picture Services) RG-5/7
Photographic Services (University Relations and Development)
see Photo Center RG-5/7
Photographs
RG-100 thru RG-176
Photographs (proof sheets)
see Proof Sheets (photographs) RG-176
Photography Club, University
see Photographer’s Association RG-45/40/P5
Photos, Oversize
see Oversize Photos RG-175
see also Lithographs RG-182/1
Photos, Panoramic
see Panoramic Photos RG-170
Physical Education, Men’s Department
RG-25/P3.1
Physical Education, Professional Preparation in
RG-25/P3.3
Physical Education, School of
see School of Physical Education RG-18
Physical Education, Women’s Department (WOPE)
RG-25/P3.2
Physical Plant (Department)
RG-36
Physical Plant Department, Director
RG-36/1
Physical Plant Publications
RG-36/00
see also Mainstay (Physical Plant) (1969-1978) RG-36/00
Physical Plant Subject Files
RG-36/50
Physical Sciences Library (1961- )
RG-8/3/10
Physics and Astronomy–Cognitive Development Project
RG-25/P3/3
Physics and Astronomy Department
RG-25/P3
See also collections relating to members of the Physics Department
Physics and Astronomy–Five College Astronomical Society
RG-25/P3
Physics and Astronomy–Five College Radio and Astronomy Observatory
RG-25/P3
Physics and Astronomy–Scientific Reasoning Research Institute
RG-25/P3/3
Pi Beta Phi (1964-1966)
RG-45/90/P5.7
Pi Kappa Alpha (PIKE) (1988)
RG-45/90/P5.9
Pi Tau Sigma (Honor Society)
RG-45/60/P6.5
Picketing, ad hoc Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1967-1971,1987)
RG-40/2/A3
Picketing and Recruitment, Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1987)
RG-40/2/A3
Pierce College (School of Management)
RG-12/6
PIKE
see Phi Kappa Alpha (PIKE) RG-45/90/P5.9
Pistol Team
see Sports-Men’s Pistol Team (1966) RG-18/2
Placement Files (Microfilm)
RG-190/9
Placement Service, Career Planning and
see Career Planning and Placement Service RG-30/9/5
see also Placement File (Microfilm) RG-190/1
Planning
see Office of Planning and Budget (OPB) RG-4/3/3
Office of Institutional Research and Planning (OIRP) RG-4/3/4
Planning and Budget, Office of
see Office of Planning and Budget (OPB) RG-4/3/3
Planning and Facilities Development, Office of
RG-36/3
Planning and Resource Development Series
see Holdsworth Natural Resources Center–Planning and Resource Development Series (#’s 1-28) RG-15/3
Planning Committee (Faculty Senate, 1970-1980)
RG-40/2/A3
see also Campus Planning Committee (Faculty Senate, 1956-1960, 1974-1975) RG-40/2/A3
Campus Physical Planning Committee (Faculty Senate, 1974- ) RG-40/2/A3
Master Planning Committee (Faculty Senate, 1961-1974) RG-40/2/A3
Long Range Planning Committee, ad hoc (Faculty Senate, 1966-1971) RG-40/2/A3
Planning Office (1965- )
RG-6/15/4
Planning, Project
see Director of Business Procedure and Project Planning RG-3/4/5
Planning, Vice President for
see Vice President for Planning RG-3/7
Plans (Cartographic Materials)
RG-181/4
Plant and Soil Sciences Department
RG-25/P4
Plant Biology
RG-25/P4.5
Plant Pathology Department
RG-25/P5
Plant Pathology–Florists’ and Gardeners’ Club
RG-25/P5
Plaque (Student Publication) (1939)
RG-45/00/P4
Plaques (Memorial)
see Memorial Stones and Plaques (Physical Plant) RG-36/50/M4
see also Plaques (Memorabilia, General) RG-183/3
Plaques (Memorabilia, general)
RG-183/3
see also Memorial Stones and Plaques RG-36/50/M4
Plato User’s Group Newsletter, UMass
see Massachusetts CAI Consortium Newsletter (1985- ) RG-29/00
Plays, Films and (Posters)
see Films and Plays (Poster Collection) RG-180/4
Poetry Circular (Student Publication) (1963)
RG-45/00/P5
Pointers for Pork Profits
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Pointers for Pork Profits (1949, 1954, 1968-1974) RG-15/8
Police
RG-30/18
Police Officers, International Brotherhood of
see International Brotherhood of Police Officers (NAGE) RG-40/5/P6
Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) (1998- )
RG-25/E1.6
Political Science Department
RG-25/P6
Political Science Department–Public Administration, Graduate Program
RG-25/P6/1
Polity (Political Science Department) (1968- )
RG-25/P6/00
Polo Team
see Sports-Men’s Polo Team (ca. 1896) RG-18/2
Polymer Research
see Center for University of Massachusetts-Industry Research on Polymers (CUMIRP) RG-25/P7.5
Polymer Research Institute
RG-9/8
see also Polymer Science and Engineering Program RG-25/P7
Polymer Science and Engineering Program
RG-25/P7
Pomology
see Plant and Soil Sciences RG-25/P4
Pond, Campus
see Campus Pond and Isle of View (Physical Plant) RG-36/104/P6
Poor Women’s Task Force (Everywoman’s Center)
RG-7/2/2/4
Population Studies, Certificate Program in
RG-25/P6.2
Portraits (Iconographic Materials)
RG-182/2
Portuguese Club (1976-1977)
RG-45/40/P6
Portuguese Department
see Hispanic Literature and Linguistics RG-25/H4
Post-War Period, Massachusetts State College in the
see Massachusetts State College in the Post-War Period (Official University Committee) (1944) RG-40/2/M4.5
Poster Collection
RG-180
Poster Collection, Miscellaneous/Art
RG-180/5
Poultry Club (1927-1954)
RG-45/40/P6.5
POWER
see Progressive Organization of Women’s Rights (POWER) (1989) RG-45/80/P7
Pow-Wow (Student Publication) (1948)
RG-45/00/P6
Precisionettes (Special Student Interest Group) (1946-1965)
RG-45/40/P7
Pre-Law Association (1966-1986)
RG-45/40/P7.4
Pre-Medical Society (1982)
RG-45/40/P7.5
President, Selection Committee to Advice on (Faculty Senate, 1969)
RG-40/2/A3
President, Selection of a (Official University Committee) (1927, 1932-1933, 1968-1969)
RG-40/2/P6
President’s Cabinet
see Cabinet, President’s RG-3/12
Presidents, Individual (1864- ) RG-3/1
see also Presidents (Photographs) RG-110/1
President’s Office
RG-3
President’s Office, Organization Charts (1967- )
RG-3/00/1
President’s Office, Publications (1948- )
RG-3/00
Presidents Photographs
RG-110/1
Press, Committee on Faculty Senate (Faculty Senate, 1962- )
RG-40/2/A3
Press Information (Commencement)
RG-1/7/1
Press, UMass
see University Press RG-10/4
Principal Investigators, Faculty Group of (1978)
RG-40/3/P7
Print Shop (Campus Center)
RG-37/6
Printed Materials (Oversize Materials)
RG-184
Printout (Massachusetts Data, Center for) (1983-1984)
RG-15/8.3
Privacy Task Force
see Committees in Student Affairs–Privacy Task Force RG-30/1/3
Prize Essays
see Awards, Prizes RG-1/11
Prizes
see Awards, Prizes RG-1/11
Process Design and Control, Center in, Industry/University
see Chemical Engineering Department–Industry/University Center In Process Design and Control RG-25/C2/3
Procurement
RG-35/6
Production
see Design and Production RG-39/6
Professional Association of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (PAUMA)
RG-40/5/P7
Professional Association of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst–Bulletin (PAUMA)
see PAUMA Bulletin RG-40/5/P7
Professional Employees, Union of
see Union of Professional Employees (UPE) RG-40/5/P8
Professional Personnel, Chancellor’s Committee on (1966-1972)
RG-40/2/P7
Professional Preparation in Physical Education
see Physical Education, Professional Preparation in RG-25/P3.3
Professional Schools, Associate Provost for
see Provost for Professional Schools, Associate (1971-1976) RG-6/14
see also Schools themselves RG-12 thru 18
Professional Staff Appeals Committee
RG-40/5/P7.5
Professional Staff Organization (PSO) (1984- )
RG-40/5/P7.7
Professors, American Association of University
see American Association of University Professors (AAUP) RG-40/5/A2
Program and Budget Council of Faculty Senate (Faculty Senate, 1973- )
RG-40/2/A3
Program for Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Concerns (1986- )
RG-30/2/6
see also People’s Gay Alliance RG-45/40/G3
Lesbian Union RG-45/40/L4
Program Groups (Student)
see Fine Arts/program groups (Student) RG-45/45/50
Programs, Academic
see Academic Departments, Programs, Institutes, Centers RG-25
Programs (School of Education) (1967-1977)
RG-13/3/25
Progress Report (Experiment Station, 1888- )
see Experiment Station (1888- )–Progress Report (1962- ) RG-15/2.2
Progressive Candidates Pool
RG-45/13
Progressive Organization of Women’s Rights (POWER) (1989-1996)
RG-45/80/P7
Progressive Student (Student Publications) (1984)
RG-45/00/P7
Project ABLE (Affirmative Business Leadership Education) (School of Management)
RG-12/2
Project Bridge (1968)
RG-40/2/P8
Project I Can (College of Arts and Sciences) (1992)
RG-11/8
Project Pulse
see Student Affairs Research and Education Office (SAREO) RG-30/27
Project STRIDE (Springfield Teacher Recruitment to Increase Diversity In Education (1996- )
RG-13/1/2
Project 10, Inquiry Program
RG-32/5
see also Inquiry Program (School of Education) RG-13/4/2/1
Proof Sheets/Contact Sheets (Photographs)
RG-176
Property and Receiving
RG-35/13
Protests and Demonstrations, Student
see Student Protests and Demonstrations RG-45/101
Provost
see Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost RG-6/1
Provost, Assistant to the
RG-6/1/1
Provost for Faculty Relations, Associate (1983-1989)
RG-6/8
Provost for Professional Schools, Associate (1971-1976)
RG-6/14
see also schools themselves RG- 12-18
Provost for Special Programs, Associate (1968-1982)
RG-6/4
see also departments RG-25/A-Z
Provost for Undergraduate Education, Associate (1972-1973, 1981- )
RG-6/10
Provost for University Outreach, Interim Vice
RG-6/6
Provost for Women and Minority Groups, Associate (1968-1981)
RG-6/13
see also Affirmative Action Office RG-4/7
Everywoman’s Center RG-7/2
Provost’s Administrative Council
see Deans Council; Provost’s Administrative Council; Academic Deans Meeting (1955-1972) RG-6/2
Provost’s Task Force on Academic Computing
see Computing, Provosts Task Force on Academic (1984-1985) RG-40/2/C6.7
PSA
see Pakistani Student Association (PSA) (1996- )
Psi Chi (Honor Society) RG-45/60/P7

PSO
see Professional Staff Organization (PSO) (1984- ) RG-40/5/P7.7
PSRU
see People for a Socially Responsible University (PSRU) (Student Social Action Group) RG-45/80/P5
Psychological Services Center
RG-25/P8.4
Psychology Department
RG-25/P8
Psychology Department–Behavioral Biology, Dept. of
RG-25/P8
Psychology Department–Cognitive Science Society
RG-25/P8/3
Psychology Newsletter (1987- 1990)
RG-25/P8/00
Psychometric and Evaluation Research, Laboratory of (School of Education)
RG-13/3/23/3.1
Public Administration, Bureau of
see Bureau of Public Administration RG-25/P6.4
Public Administration, Graduate Program in
see Political Science Department–Public Administration, Graduate Program in RG-25/P6
Public Affairs
RG-5
see also Public Affairs (President’s Office) RG-3/10
Public Affairs (President’s Office)
RG-3/10
see also Public Affairs RG-5
Public Affairs, Director of
RG-5/1
Public Affairs Publications
RG-5/00
Public Art Sites, Galleries and
see Galleries & Public Art Sites (Physical Plant) RG-36/50/G2
Public Health Center, Northeast Regional Environmental
see Northeast Regional Environmental Public Health Center RG-17/1/1
Public Health, Division of
RG-17/1
see School of Public Health and Health Sciences RG-17/1
Public Health, Division of–Biopharmaceutical Research Unit
RG-17/1
Public Health, Division of–Biostatistics Technical Reports
RG-17/1
Public Health, Division of–Newsletter (1984-1987)
RG-17/1
Public Health, School of (1989-1993)
see School of Public Health and Health Sciences (1993- ) RG-17
Public Higher Education, Campus Convention on the Future of, Coordinating Committee on the
see Campus Convention on the Future of Public Education, Coordinating Committee on (1995- ) RG-40/3/C2
Public Information (President’s Office)
RG-3/20
Public Information, Office of (Public Affairs)
RG-5/3
see also Vice Chancellor for University Relations and Development, RG-39/1.
Public Manager’s Notebook (1981-1988)
see Institute for Governmental Services (IGS) RG-3/8
Public Policy and Administration, Center for
see Center for Public Policy and Administration (CPPA) (1997- ) RG-25/P6.3
Public Policy Committee (Student Senate) (1986- )
RG-45/7/P8
Public-Private Records, Student Affairs Task Force on (1974- )
see Committee in Student Affairs–Privacy Task Force RG-30/1/3
Public Relations, Publications and
see Publications and Public Relations (1954-1956) RG-40/2/P9.2
Public Safety (Department)
RG-30/17
see also Campus Safety News RG-30/17
Public Safety Department (Photographs)
RG-143
Public Safety Monthly Summaries (1973-1990)
RG-30/17
Public School Partnership (Five-College Inc. Program)
RG-60/5/2
Public School Students, Tutoring Enrichment Assistance Model for
see Tutoring Enrichment Assistance Model for Public School Students (TEAMS) RG-7/12
Public Service Council (1968)
see Inter-Campus Committees–Public Service Council RG-3/100
Public Service Fund
see Healy Endowment/Public Service Fund (Research and Graduate Studies) RG-9/2/4
Public Services (Library)
RG-8/3
Public Services Office (Library) (1953- )
RG-8/3/1
Public Student Coalition (Student Association) (1976)
RG-45/45/P8
Publications (Official University Committee) (1916-1927)
RG-40/2/P9
Publications and Broadcast Board, Student (1966, 1969)
RG-45/30/P8
Publications and Public Relations (Official University Committee) (1954-1956)
RG-40/2/P9.2
Publications Committee (Faculty Senate, 1970)
RG-40/2/A3
Publications Department
RG-39/8
Publications Office (Public Affairs)
RG-5/4
Publications, Official
see Printed, mimeos, etc. (University as a Whole) RG-1/00
Publications Policy (Official University Committee) (1949-1950)
RG-40/2/P9.1
Publications, Student
see Student Publications RG-45/00
Publicity
see UMass News (Release) RG-5/3
Publicity (Official University Committee) (1926-1927)
RG-40/2/P9.5
Publicity about UMass (Public Affairs)
RG-5/10
Histories and historians ‘ files (1898- ) RG-1 201
Pulse, Project
see Student Affairs Research and Education Office (SAREO) RG-30/27

Q

QTV Fraternity (1869-1997)
RG-45/90/Q8
Quarry, Pelham (Physical Plant) (1866)
RG-36/50/Q8
Quarterly, The (1958-1959)
see Collegian Quarterly (1938-1962) RG-45/00/C6.2
Quest Program, The (Chancellor’s Office) (1985- )
RG-4/9/1
Questor (Student Publication) (1974)
RG-45/00/Q8
Quilt Project, AIDS Memorial
see AIDS Memorial Quilt Project (1992- ) RG-11/20

Conte, Silvio O. (Silvio Oltavio), 1921-1991

Silvio O. Conte Papers, 1950-1991.
389 boxes (583.5 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 371

Silvio Conte, 1973
Silvio Conte, 1973

Massachusetts State Senator for the Berkshire District, 1950-1958, and representative for Massachusetts’s First District in the United States Congress for 17 terms, 1959-1991, where he made significant contributions in the areas of health and human services, the environment, education, energy, transportation, and small business.

Spanning four decades and eight presidents, the papers offer an extraordinary perspective on the major social, economic, and cultural changes experienced by the American people. Includes correspondence, speeches, press releases, bill files, his voting record, committee files, scrapbooks, travel files, audio-visual materials and over 5,000 photographs and slides.

Subjects
  • Massachusetts--Politics and government--1951-
  • Massachusetts. Senate
  • United States--Politics and government--20th century
  • United States. Congress. House
Contributors
  • Conte, Silvio O. (Silvio Oltavio), 1921-1991
Types of material
  • Photographs
  • Scrapbooks
  • Sound recordings

Du Bois Fellowship Recipients

2013

Horace D. Ballard Jr. (Public Humanities, History of Art, and American Studies, Brown University)
“Ethics and Aesthetics: Citizenship and Form”
Emahunn Raheem Ali Campbell (Afro-American Studies, UMass Amherst)
“W.E.B. Du Bois’s Literary Interventions on Black Criminality”
Daniel Chard (History, UMass Amherst)
Exploring the history of ’60s-’70s radical groups allows Chard to investigate the origins of the first police institutions in the U.S. dedicated to domestic “counter-terrorism”

2012

J. Anthony Guillory (Afro-American Studies, UMass Amherst)
“The Physical Uplift of Race”
Desmond Jagmohan (Government, Cornell)
“Creating Community, Cultivating Citizens, and Interrogating Jim Crow: The Political Thought of Booker T. Washington”

2011

Markeysha Davis (Afro-American Studies, UMass Amherst)
“Daring propaganda for the beauty of the Human Mind’:
Redefinition and Reaffirmation of the New Black Self in Poetry and Drama of the 1960s and 1970s”
Ricky Fayne (English, Northwestern)
“‘The Shadow of a Mighty Negro Past’: Du Bois and the Re-memory of Africa in to the Black America”

Ebert, Siegried

Siegfried Ebert Papers, 1933-1986.
2 boxes (0.75 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 576

Ebert in his studio, ca.1965
Ebert in his studio, ca.1965

The graphic artist Siegfried Ebert had an important influence on the visual language of East German television and animated motion pictures. Born in Eibau on July 20, 1926, Ebert was drafted into the Luftwaffe in 1943, but shortly after going on active duty, he was severely wounded and taken prisoner by the English. After his release, Ebert shifted course in life, studying commercial art at the Kunstgewerbeschule Zittau and film at the Hochschule für bildende und angewandte Kunst in Wiessensee. He became one of the earliest artists to specialize in the new medium of television, working for Deutscher Fernsehfunk, doing graphic design and animation. A member of the Verband Bildender Künstler Deutschlands, he later worked on animated films for the DEFA studios. Suffering from ill health for the last several years of his life, Ebert suffered a heart attack in November 1985, and died at home shortly after his sixtieth birthday in 1986.

The Ebert Collection includes a small assortment of correspondence, awards, and biographical materials, along with examples of his graphic work for television and film. Among other unusual items in the collection are attractive handbills (small posters) for Progress and DEFA films, some original sketches, photographs and mockups of his artwork for television, and an assortment of personal and professional ephemera.

Subjects
  • Germany, East--Social life and customs
  • Graphic artists--Germany, East
  • Motion pictures--Germany, East
  • Prisoners of War--Germany
  • Television--Germany, East
  • World War, 1939-1945
Contributors
  • Ebert, Siegfried
  • Thorndike, Andrew
Types of material
  • Animation drawings
  • Ephemera
  • Handbills
  • Photographs
  • Posters

Ferguson, Ann

Ann Ferguson Papers, 1970-2007.
23 boxes (33 linear feet).
Call no.: FS 101

Ann Ferguson began her tenure at UMass as an Instructor in 1964 as she completed the last year of her doctoral work at Brown under supervision of R.M. Chisolm. With academic interests in ethics, aesthetics, women’s studies, and social and political philosophy, Ferguson has been politically engaged in human rights and social justice initiatives since the 1960s, supporting organizations such as Feminist Aid to Central America, Marxist Activist Philosophers, and the Radical Philosopher’s Association. In 1995, Ferguson accepted a three-year term as Director of Women’s Studies, describing the program as one with the “roots in political activism to fight social injustice.” Despite her 2008 retirement, Ferguson continues to teach in both Philosophy and Women’s Studies.

The Ferguson Papers document Ann Ferguson’s academic career at the University of Massachusetts Amherst as well as her commitment to political activism and social change. The papers include material relating to campus politics, the women’s movement and other social movements, Philosophy Department files (1971-1997) from Ferguson’s tenure as Head of the Philosophy Department, and course materials from both Women’s Studies and Philosophy. Also included among the papers are professional correspondence, feminist pamphlets (1970s-1980s), and several posters from Ferguson’s office.

Subjects
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Faculty
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Department of Philosopy
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Program in Women's Studies
Contributors
  • Ferguson, Ann

Foster, Nancy E.

Nancy E. Foster Papers, 1972-2010.
4 boxes (6 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 753

Nancy E. Foster
Nancy E. Foster

For the better part of four decades, Nancy E. Foster was active in the struggle for social justice, peace, and political reform. From early work in civil rights through her engagement in political reform in Amherst, Mass., Foster was recognized for her work in the movements opposing war, nuclear power, and the assault on civil liberties after the September 11 terrorist attacks. Locally, she worked with her fellow members of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst and with interfaith coalitions to address problems of hunger and homelessness.

Centered in western Massachusetts and concentrated in the last decade of her life (2000-2010), the Nancy Foster Papers includes a record of one woman’s grassroots activism for peace, civil liberties, and social justice. The issues reflected in the collection range from the assault on civil liberties after the 9/11 terrorist attacks to immigration, hunger and poverty, the Iraq Wars, and the conflict in Central America during the 1980s, and much of the material documents Nancy’s involvement with local organizations such as the Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst. The collection also contains a valuable record of Nancy’s participation in local politics in Amherst, beginning with the records of the 1972 committee which was charged with reviewing the Town Meeting.

Subjects
  • Amherst (Mass.)--Politics and government
  • Civil rights--Massachusetts
  • Disaster relief
  • El Salvador--History--1979-1992
  • Hunger
  • Interfaith Cot Shelter (Amherst, Mass.)
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Peace movements--Massachusetts
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
Contributors
  • ACLU
  • Lay Academy for Oecumenical Studies
  • Massachusetts Voters for Clean Elections
  • Olver, John
  • Pyle, Christopher H.
  • Swift, Alice
  • Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst
Types of material
  • Photographs
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