Special Collections & University Archives University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries

Results for: “United States--Politics and government--1989-1993” (485 collections)
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League of Women Voters of Amherst (Amherst, Mass.)

League of Women Voters of Amherst Records, 1939-2001.
60 boxes (33 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 296

Non-partisan political organization based in Amherst, Massachusetts that influences public policy through education and advocacy by registering voters, organizing candidate forums, publishing voting guides, and disseminating general information on the legislative process and the functioning of government on the local, state, and federal levels.

Includes minutes, annual reports, financial records, publications, extensive files on specific programs, photographs, video- and audio-tapes, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings. Also contains information on two league members who rose to national prominence: Lucy Wilson Benson (Under Secretary of State in the federal government in 1977) and Jane F. Garvey (Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration in 1997).

Subjects
  • Amherst (Mass.)--Politics and government
  • Education--Massachusetts--Amherst--History
  • Housing--Massachusetts--Amherst--History
  • Massachusetts--Politics and government--1951-
Contributors
  • Benson, Lucy Wilson
  • Garvey, Jane F
  • League of Women Voters of Amherst (Amherst, Mass.)
Types of material
  • Oral histories
  • Photographs
  • Scrapbooks

Chrisman, Miriam Usher

Miriam Chrisman Papers, 1937-2007.
13 boxes (9 linear feet).
Call no.: FS 128

Miriam U. Chrisman, 1964
Miriam U. Chrisman, 1964

A noted scholar of the social impact of the German Reformation, Miriam Usher Chrisman was born in Ithaca, New York, on May 20, 1920. With degrees from Smith College, American University, and Yale, she served for over thirty years on the faculty of the Department of History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, becoming a well-loved professor and treasured mentor to a generation of students.

A faithful and colorful correspondent, the bulk of Miriam Chrisman’s papers consist of letters written to family and friends stretching from her college days at Smith through the year before her death. The bulk of the correspondence is with her husband, Donald Chrisman, an orthopedic surgeon who was enrolled at Harvard Medical School during their courtship. Soon after the Chrismans married in November 1943, Donald left for active duty in the Navy on the U.S.S. Baldwin. The couple’s war correspondence is unusually rich, offering insight on everything from the social responsibilities of married couples to their opinions on the progression of the war. Of particular note is a lengthy letter written by Donald during and immediately after D-Day in which he provides Miriam a real-time description of the events and his reactions as they unfold. Later letters document Miriam’s extensive travels including a trip around the world. .

Subjects
  • Smith College--Students
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Faculty
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Department of History
  • World War, 1939-1945
Contributors
  • Chrisman, Miriam Usher
Types of material
  • Letters (Correspondence)

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
Types of material
  • Banners

Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia Collection, 1925-1986.
Call no.: MS 407

The Southeast Asia Collection highlights the regional wars from the 1970s to the 1980s, including a series on Southeast Asian refugees in America, along with materials on regional economic development, especially in the Mekong River Basin. The collection contains hundreds of reports on agricultural and industrial projects in the region, examining everything from the impact of electrification on village life in Thailand to a description of a Soviet-built hospital in Cambodia in 1961, to an assessment of herbicide in Vietnam in 1971.

Collected primarily by Joel Halpern and James Hafner, the collection includes background, field, and situation reports by U.S. Operations Missions and U.S. Agency for International Development; reports, publications, statistics, and background information from other U.S. government agencies, governments of Laos and Thailand, and the United Nations; correspondence, reports, and reference materials of nongovernmental organizations; reports and essays by individuals about Southeast Asia; news releases and newspapers; published and unpublished bibliographies; and interviews with U.S. military personnel. Most material comes from governmental and organizational sources, but there are papers by, and debriefs of, numerous individuals.

Subjects
  • Cambodia--History--1953-1975
  • Laos--History
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Contributors
  • Hafner, James
  • Halpern, Joel Martin

Topol, Sidney

Sidney Topol Papers, 1944-1997.
52 boxes (78 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 374

Sidney Topol
Sidney Topol

An innovator and entrepreneur, Sidney Topol was a contributor to several key developments in the telecommunications industries in the latter half of the twentieth century. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts (1947) and an engineer and executive at Raytheon and later Scientific-Atlanta, Topol’s expertise in microwave systems led to the development of the first effective portable television relay links, allowing broadcasts from even remote areas, and his foray into satellite technologies in the 1960s provided the foundation for building the emerging cable television industry, permitting the transmission of transoceanic television broadcasts. Since retiring in the early 1990s, Topol has been engaged in philanthropic work, contributing to the educational and cultural life in Boston and Atlanta.

The product of a pioneer in the telecommunications and satellite industries and philanthropist, this collection contains a rich body of correspondence and speeches, engineering notebooks, reports, product brochures, and photographs documenting Sidney Topol’s forty year career as an engineer and executive. The collection offers a valuable record of Topol’s role in the growth of both corporations, augmented by a suite of materials stemming from Topol’s tenure as Chair of the Electronic Industries Association Advanced Television Committee (ATV) in the 1980s and his service as Co-Chair of a major conference on Competitiveness held by the Carter Center in 1988.

Subjects
  • Boston (Mass.)--Social conditions--20th century
  • Cable television
  • Electronic Industries Association
  • Raytheon Company
  • Scientific-Atlanta
Contributors
  • Topol, Sidney

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

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S

Sabbatical Leave
RG-40/1/6
Sabbatical Leave Committee (Faculty Senate, 1956-1961)
RG-40/2/A3
SADL
see Student Affairs Leadership and Development Master’s Degree Program (SADL) (School of Education) RG-13/4/3/1
SADRI
see Social and Demographic Research Institute (SADRI) (Sociology Department) RG-25/S7/1
SAFA
see Students Advocating Financial Aid (SAFA) RG-45/40/S6.7
Safety, Campus (Official University Committee) (1923-1924)
RG-40/2/S1
Safety Committee (Official University Committee) (1978)
RG-40/2/S1.5
Sailing Club (1976, 2001- ) RG-45/40/S3

SALALM
see Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM) (1973-1976) RG-8/9
Salaries and Cost of Living (Official University Committee) (1919)
RG-40/2/S2C6
Salaries (Faculty and Staff)
RG-40/1/4
Salaries, Faculty Committee on Trusteeship and Faculty
see Trusteeship and Faculty Salaries, Faculty Committee on (1962) RG-40/3/T7
Salary (Official University Committee) (1947-1948)
RG-40/2/S2
Salary Scale for Exchange Teachers, Four College, Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1964)
RG-40/2/A3
Sam Spark’s Greatest Hits (Student Publication) (1968)
RG-45/00/S2
SAREO
see Student Affairs Research and Evaluation Office (SAREO) RG-30/27
SARIS
see Student Affairs Research and Evaluation Office (SAREO) RG-30/27
SCERA
see Student Center for Educational Research and Advocacy (SCERA) RG-45/10
Schedule (Official University Committee) (1910-1923)
RG-40/2/S2.5
Schedule Office
RG-6/16
Scheduling, Advisory Committee for (1983- )
RG-40/2/S2.7
Scheduling and Registration Committee (Faculty Senate, 1957-1958, 1962-1963, 1966)
RG-40/2/A3
Scholarship (Official University Committee) (1910-1957)
RG-40/2/S3
see also Financial Aid and Scholarships, University Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1963-1976) RG-40/2/A3
Scholarship and Admissions, Committee on (1928-1947) (Restricted Access)
RG-40/2/S3
Scholarship, Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1956-1960)
RG-40/2/A3
Scholarships
see Financial Aid, Scholarships RG-30/14
Scholarships and Study Abroad, Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1956-1960)

School of Business Administration
see School of Management RG-12
School of Education
RG-13
School of Education (pre-1967)
RG-13/2
School of Education (1967-1977)
RG-13/3
School of Education (1977-1993)
RG-13/4
School of Education (1993- )
RG-13/4/10
School of Education, Administration (Deans, Grants, Personnel)
RG-13/1
School of Education Alumni Newsletter
RG-13/00
School of Education, Catalogs
RG-13/3/5
School of Education, Centers, General
RG-13/3/12
School of Education, Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1970-1971, 1975)
RG-40/2/A3
see also School of Education Evaluation Committee (Faculty Senate, 1970) RG-40/2/A3
School of Education, Concentrations
RG-13/4/10
School of Education, Division of Educational Policy, Research and Administration (EPRA)
see Division of Educational Policy, Research and Administration (EPRA) (School of Education) RG-13/4/2
School of Education, Division of Human Services and Applied Behavioral Sciences (HS/ABS)
see Division of Human Services and Applied Behavioral Sciences (HS/ABS) RG-13/4/1
School of Education Evaluation Committee (Faculty Senate, 1970)
RG-40/2/A3
see also School of Education, Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1970-1971, 1975) RG-40/2/A3
School of Education, Film Lecture Series
see School of Education Innovations in Education (1968) RG-13/3/10
School of Education, Flexible Scheduling Module
RG-13/3/7
School of Education, Future (Official University Committee) (1976)
RG-40/2/S3E3
School of Education, Governance (Assembly, Council, Faculty Meetings, Reports)
RG-13/3/3
School of Education, Graduate Alumni Newsletter (1976-1986, 1988)
RG-13/00
School of Education, Marathons
RG-13/3/4
School of Education Newsletter
see Beacon (School of Education) (1970- ) RG-13/00
see also The School of Education Newsletter (1987) RG-13/00
School of Education, Programs
RG-13/3/25
School of Education, Publications
RGs-13/00, 13/4/00, 13/5/00
School of Education, Review Committee (Faculty Senate, 1970-1971, 1975)
RG-40/2/A3
School of Education, Workshops
RG-13/3/9
School of Engineering (College of Engineering)
see College of Engineering RG-14
School of Health Sciences
see School of Public Health and Health Sciences (1993- ) RG-17
see also School of Public Health (1973-1989) RG-17
School of Nursing RG-17/3
School of Management
RG-12
School of Management, Dean
RG-12/1
School of Management, Publications
RG-12/00
School of Management–Newsletter (1983-1985)
RG-12/00
School of Nursing
see Nursing RG-17/3
School of Nursing and Nursing Alumni Association Newsletter
RG-17/3
School of Physical Education
RG-18
School of Physical Education, Dean
RG-18/1
School of Public Health (1988-1993)
see School of Public Health and Health Sciences (1993- ) RG-17
School of Public Health and Health Sciences (1993- )
RG-17
Science Alliance, Applied Behavioral
see Applied Behavioral Science Alliance (ABSA) (1973-1974) RG-40/3/A6
Science and Technology Advancement (STA) (1995- )
RG-39/10
Science Enrichment Program (Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics)
see Mathematics and Statistics Department–Science Enrichment Program RG-25/M5/3
Science Fiction Club (1967- )
RG-45/40/S4
Science Journal (Public Affairs) (1979-1994)
RG-5/3/1
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education Institute (1996- )
RG-25/S3
Scientific Reasoning Research Institute
see Physics and Astronomy–Scientific Reasoning Research Institute RG-25/P3/3
Scientific Reasoning Research Institute–Newsletter (1988- )
RG-25/P3/00
SCORE
see Student Competition on Relevant Engineering Inc. (SCORE) RG-45/40/S7
Scrapbooks (Memorabilia, General)
RG-183/4
Scrolls (Honor Society)
RG-45/60/S4
Scrolls (Printed Materials, Oversize)
RG-184/8
Sculptures (Physical Plant)
RG-36/50/S8
see also Metawampe RG-36/50/M5
SDS
see Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) RG-45/80/S8.2
Sea Grant Advisory Program (Extension Service, Cooperative) (1977-1981)
RG-15/8.1
Second Language
see English as a Second Language RG-11/7
Second Wind, Athletic Department
see Athletic Department, Second Wind RG-18/2
Secondary Teacher Education Program Newsletter
see STEPNEWS RG-13/00
Secretary, Faculty Senate
see Senate Secretary (Faculty Senate) RG-40/2/A5
Secretary of the University
RG-3/3
Security (Student Affairs)
RG-30/19
Security (Library)
RG-8/1/6
Seed Inspection Service
see Experiment Station (1888- )–Seed Inspection Service RG-15/2.2
SEIU
see Service Employees International Union (SEIU) (Local 509) RG-40/5/S5
Semi-Centennial (Official University Committee) (1913-1921)
RG-40/2/S4
Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM) (1973-1976)
RG-8/9
Senate, Stockbridge
see Stockbridge Senate RG-45/5
Senate, Student
see Student Senate (Student Government Association (SGA)) RG-45/1
Senior Fence (Physical Plant) RG-36/50/S8.5
Senior Honors, Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1956-1957,1965,1968-1969) RG-40/2A3
Senior Honors Theses/Projects/Portfolios (1894- )
RG-46/3
Sensitivity and T-Group Experiences, ad hoc Committee of Consultants to the University for
(Faculty Senate, 1971) RG-40/2/A3
Service Department, Policies and Practices of the, Committee on the
(Faculty Senate, 1965-1990) RG-40/2/A3
Service Employees International Union (SEIU) (Local-509)
RG-40/5/S5
Service Learning Curriculum, Special Committee on (1994- ) (Official University Committee)
RG-40/2/S4.2
1776 AFS-CME, Local Council-41
see Local 1776 (Council-41) RG-40/5/S4
Sewer Lines (Physical Plant) (1913)
RG-36/50/S8.75
Sex Education Program, Peer
see Peer Sex Education Program RG-30/15/2/2
Sexual Assault Advisory Committee (Official University Committee)
RG-40/2/S4.5
SFA
see Students for America (SFA) RG-45/80/S8.3
SGA
see Student Senate (Student Government Association (SGA)) RG-45/1
SGAF
see Student Group For Academic Freedom (SGAF) (1972)
RG-45/40/S7.25
Shade Tree Lab
RG-25/P5.2
Shakespearean Club
see Alpha Sigma Phi (College Shakespearean Club) RG-45/90/C6
Sheep Shearing
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Sheep Shearing (1947, 1954-1955) RG-15/8
see also Extension Service, Cooperative–Beef and Sheep Highlights (1967-1975) RG-15/8
SHEIR
see Statewide Higher Education Information Reporting, Committee for (SHEIR) RG-60/11
Shofar (1982-1988)
RG-25/J8/00
Shofar (1998- )
RG-30/1/1/1
Short Courses
see Summer School, Short Courses (1907-1977) RG-6/17
dingbatShorthorn (1921-1957) (View online)
RG-45/00/S8
see also Stosag (1958-1991,1993-1995) RG-45/00/S8
Shorthorn Newsletter (1962-1963, 1971, 1974-1977)
RG-45/00/S3.1
Shubenacadie Club (1921-1942)
RG-40/3/S3
Sidewalks (Physical Plant) (1984)
RG-36/50/S9
Sidney Topol Distinguished Lecture Series
RG-186/10
Sigma Alpha Epsilon (1935-1937, 1988)
RG-45/90/S5.2
Sigma Alpha Mu (1981- )
RG-45/90/S5.25
Sigma Delta Tau (1945-1986)
RG-45/90/S5.3
Sigma Gamma Epsilon (1956- )
RG-45/90/S5.35
Sigma Kappa (1963, 1988-1994) RG-45/90/S5.4

Sigma Lamda Alpha (Honor Society)
RG-45/60/S4.25
Sigma Phi Epsilon (1914- )
RG-45/90/S5.5
Sigma Sigma Sigma (Tri Sig) (1985)
RG-45/90/S5.9
Sigma Theta Tau (Honor Society)
RG-45/60/S4.5
Sigma Xi (1938-1968)
RG-40/3/S4
Sign Language
see Hands Club (Sign Language) (1980s- ) RG-45/40/H2.5
Signal, College
see College Signal (Student Newspaper) RG-45/00/C6.4
Signet (1909-1952)
see Phi Sigma Kappa RG-45/90/P5.6
Significant Bits(Computer and Information Science) (1999-)
RG-25/C9/00
see also Loose Change(Computer and Information Science) (1993-1999) RG-25/C9/00
Simmons College
see Boston University combined degree-granting with UMass and Simmons College RG-60/4
SIMS
see Students International Mediation Society (SIMS) RG-45/70/S8
Singing Clubs
RG-25/M9.5
Single Parents Association (1992-1995)
RG-45/40/S4.1
SITEC
see Strategic Information Technology Center (SITEC) (1998- ) RG-12/8
Skating
see Sports, Men’s Skating (1937-1938) RG-18/2
Sketches (Cartographic Materials)
RG-181/5
Ski Club/Ski and Board Club (1970- )
RG-45/40/S4.2
Ski Team
see Sports, Mens Ski Team (1936-1938, 1988- ) RG-18/2
Slavic Department
see Slavic Languages and Literature RG-25/S5
Slavic Languages and Literature
RG-25/S5
Slavic Studies
see Slavic Languages and Literature RG-25/S5
Soviet and East European Studies Program and Committee RG-25/S7.5
Slide Collection, Photo Center
see Photo Center Slide Collection RG-187/2
Slide Show, UMass 125th Anniversary (1988)
see UMass 125th Anniversary Slide Show (1988) RG-187/1
Slide Shows, Home Economics
see Home Economics Slide Shows RG-187/3
Slide Shows, Library
see Library Slide Shows (including Audio Tapes) RG-187/4
Slides (35mm)
RG-187
Slides, Glass Lantern
RG-188
Small Business Development Center, Massachusetts
see Massachusetts Small Business Development Center (MSBDC) RG-12/10
Small Farm/Rural Development Resource Center (1970′s)
RG-15/8.7
Smile (General/Special Interest Group) (1970)
RG-45/40/S4.25
Smoke Signals (1952-1986)
RG-45/40/O9
SMU
see Southeastern Massachusetts University (Dartmouth Campus) RG-55/5
SNA
see Student Nurses Association (SNA) (1987- ) RG-45/40/S7.4
SNPS
see Student Notes and Printing Service (SNPS) RG-45/40/S7.35
SNUFF
see Student Network United to Fight Fires (SNUFF) RG-45/40/S7.3
Soccer
see Sports, Mens Soccer (1930- ) RG-18/2
Sports, Womens Soccer (1980- ) RG-18/2
Social Action, Center for
RG-45/80/S6
Social Action Groups (Student)
RG-45/80
see also Student Center for Educational Advocacy and Research (SCERA) RG-45/10
Social and Behavioral Sciences Cluster, Humanistic Applications of
see Humanistic Applications of Social and Behavioral Sciences Cluster (School of Education) RG-13/3/15
Social and Behavioral Sciences, Dean
RG-11/31
Social and Behavioral Sciences Faculty
RG-11/30
Social and Cultural Diversity, Sub-Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1992)
RG-40/2/A3
Social and Demographic Research Institute (SADRI)
see Sociology Department–Social and Demographic Research Institute (SADRI) RG-25/S7
Social Justice, Counsel on Community, Diversity and
see Counsel on Community, Diversity and Social Justice (1997- ) RG-4/17
Social Thought and Political Economy (STPEC)
RG-25/S6
Social Thought and Political Economy Newsletter
RG-25/S6/00
Social Union (1872-1940)
RG-45/90/S6
Socialistic Faculty Caucus
RG-40/5/S6
Sociology Department
RG-25/S7
Sociology Department–Graduate Sociology Association
RG-25/S7/3
Sociology Department–Social and Demographic Research Institute (SADRI)
RG-25/S7
Sociology Newsletter (1987-1992)
RG-25/S7/00
Soil Auger
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Soil Auger (1940-1956) RG-15/8
Solar Habitat (Physical Plant) (1984)
RG-36/50/S10
Solid Waste Management, Office of/Waste Management and Moving Services (Physical Plant)
RG-36/10
Solstice
see Statesman, Summer Statesman, Crier, Summer Crier, Summer News, Summer Time and Solstice RG-45/00/S7
Songbooks and Songs
RG-45/00/S4
SOS
see Students on Security (SOS) RG-45/40/S4.5
Soul TV (on Channel 19) (1999- )
RG-45/30/S6
Sound Recordings
RG-185
South Asia Club (1992- )
RG-45/40/S4.23
Southeastern Massachusetts University (SMU)
RG-55/5
Southwest (Residential Buildings)
RG-36/102/S6
Southwest Area Government (SWAG)
RG-45/9
Soviet and East European Studies (Program and Committee)
RG-25/S7.5
Soviet Area, Human Rights in the, Committee for
see Human Rights in the Soviet Area, Committee for (1974) RG-40/3/H8
Space and Calendar Committee (Faculty Senate, 1968- )
RG-40/2/A3
Space Management, Office of Campus Planning and (1996- )
see Office of Space Management (OSM) RG-4/14
Spanish and Portuguese Department
see Hispanic Literature and Linguistics RG-25/H4
Spanish CCEBS
RG-6/4/12/2
Spanish Club
see Hispanic Department–Spanish Club RG-25/H4/3
Speakers Bureau (Public Affairs)
RG-5/5
Speaking Contests, Student Oratory (1870-1948)
RG-25/C7.3
Special Bulletin (Experiment Station )
see Experiment Station (1888- )–Special Bulletin RG-15/2.2
Special Collections and Rare Books (Library) (1904- )
RG-8/3/6
Special Days
see Centennial and other anniversaries; Special Days RG-1/8
Special Education, Center for (School of Education)
RG-13/3/21/4
Special Interest Groups, General
see General/Special Interest Groups (Student Body) RG-45/40
Special Programs, Associate Provost for
see Associate Provost for Special Programs (1968-1982) RG-6/4
Special Reports of the University (1917- )
RG-1/00/3
Special Services (Student Affairs)
RG-30/1/6
dingbatSpectrum (1965-1966): student guidebook (View online)
RG 30/00/2
see also Handbooks RG-30/00/2
dingbatSpectrum (1967-2000): student literary and artistic journal (View online)
RG-45/00/S5
Speech Department
see Communication Studies, Department of RG-25/C7
Sponsored Activities (1975-1996)
RG-4/4
see also Coordinator of Research, Graduate School (1958-1973) RG-10/3
Sport Parachute Club
see Parachute Club, Sport RG-45/40/O9.5
Sport Studies Department
RG-25/S8
Sports
RG-18/2
Sports (Photographs)
RG-141
see also Panoramic Photos and Oversize Photos RG-170
Intramural and Recreational Sports (Photographs) (1969-1989) RG-141/1
Sports Club Newsletters
see Athletic Department–Sports Club Newsletter RG-18/2
see also Touchdown Club RG-50/1
Sports Studies
RG-25/S8
Sportsman Club (1911, 1998)
RG-45/40/S4.25
Spotlight (1985-1987, 1995-1997)
RG-11/13
Spot-Light for Extension Workers (Extension Service, Cooperative)
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Spot-Light for Extension Workers (1927-1930) RG-15/8
see also Extension Service, Cooperative– Spot-Light for Mass. Extension Workers (1948-1955) RG-15/8
Spot-Light for Massachusetts Extension Workers (Extension Service, Cooperative)
RG-15/8
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Spot-Light for Massachusetts Extension Workers (1948-1955) RG-15/8
see also Extension Service, Cooperative–Spot-Light for Extension Workers (1927-1930) RG-15/8
Springfield Teacher Recruitment to Increase Diversity in Education
see Project STRIDE (1996- ) RG-13/1/2
dingbatSquib (Student Publication) (1914-1924) (View online)
RG-45/00/S6
SSAM
see State Student Association of Massachusetts (SSAM) RG-45/40/S6.5
SSAM States (Student Publication) (1986 )
RG-45/40/S6.5
STA
see Science and Technology Advancement (STA) (1995- ) RG-39/10
Staff (Photographs)
see Faculty and Staff (Photographs) RG-120
Staff, Faculty and
see Faculty and Staff RG-40
Staff, Faculty and (Photographs)
see Faculty and Staff (Photographs) RG-120
Staff Appeals Committee, Professional
see Professional Staff Appeals Committee RG-40/5/P7.5
Staff Association, University
see University Staff Association (USA) RG-40/5/U6
Staff, Individual Members of Faculty and
see Individual Members of Faculty and Staff RG-40/11
Staff Woman, The (Everywomans Center) (1976-1978)
RG-7/2/00
Stages (Department of Theater) (1991-1992)
RG-25/T3/00
START
see Students Advocating Rights Together (START) RG-45/40/S6.9
State College Review (Office of Public Information) (1926-1931)
RG-5/3
State Planning Board (1930′s)
RG-15/8.5
State Relations
RG-39/2
State Relationships (Official University Committee) (1933-1934)
RG-40/2/S5
State Student Association of Massachusetts (SSAM) (1983- )
RG-45/40/S6.5
State Universities
see Land-Grant Colleges, State Universities RG-60/1
Statesman
see Singing Clubs–Statesman RG-25/M9.5
Statesman, Summer Statesman (Student Publications)
RG-45/00/S7
see also Crier RG-45/00/S7
Summer Crier RG-45/00/S7
Summer News RG-45/00/S7
Summer Time RG-45/00/S7
Solstice RG-45/00/S7
Statewide Higher Education Information Reporting, Committee for (SHEIR) RG-60/11

Statistical Consulting Center
RG-10/6
Statistical Consulting Center Newsletter (1984-1987)
RG-10/6
Statistics
see Mathematics and Statistics Department RG-25/M5
Statistics, University
see University Statistics (USTAT) (1998- ) (Student Special Interest Group) RG-45/40/U8
STEM Education Institute
see Science, Technoloty, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education Institute (1996- ) RG-25/53
STEPNEWS (Secondary Teacher Education Program Newsletter) (1989-1992)
RG-13/00
Stereo Co-ops (1977)
RG-45/40/S4.3
Stockbridge Alumni
RG-50/3
Stockbridge Alumni News (1929- )
RG-50/3
see also The Two Year News (1925-1928) RG-50/3
Stockbridge School (Official University Committee) (1924-1945)
RG-40/2/S6
Stockbridge School of Agriculture (College of Food and Natural Resources)
RG-15/5
Stockbridge School of Agriculture (Microfilm)
RG-190/19
Stockbridge Senate
RG-45/5
Stockbridge Student Senate
see Stockbridge Senate RG-45/5
Stonewall Center (1995- )
RG-30/2/6
Stones (Memorial)
see Memorial Stones and Plaques RG-36/50/M4
Store, University
see University Store RG-37/5
dingbatStosag (Stockbridge School Yearbook) (1958-1991, 1993-1995) (View online)
RG-45/00/S8
see also Stosag (duplicates) (1961-1969) RG-99/9
STPEC
see Social Thought and Political Economy (STPEC) RG-25/S6
STPEC Newsletter (1975- )
RG-25/S6/00
Strategic Information Technology Center (SITEC) (1998- )
RG-12/8
Strategic Planning Process (Official University Committee) (1993- )
RG-40/2/S6.5
Student Action Committee
see Town Meeting (Student Action Committee) RG-45/12
Student Activities (Official University Committee ) (1909-1911)
RG-40/2/S7
Student Activities Office
RG-30/30
Student activities without formal organization or name
RG-45/100
Student Advocate (Student Senate, Student Government Association (SGA)) (1981-1982)
RG-45/1
Student Affairs
RG-30
Student Affairs and University Life Council (Faculty Senate, 1993-1994)
RG-40/2/A5
Student Affairs, Associate Vice Chancellor for
see Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Associate RG-30/1/1
Student Affairs, Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1965-1971, 1980)
RG-40/2/A3
Student Affairs Committee, RSO Sub-Committee of
see RSO Sub-Committee of Student Affairs Committee RG-30/23/3
Student Affairs, Committees in
see Committees in Student Affairs RG-30/1/3
Student Affairs, Connection
see Connection RG-30/00
Student Affairs, Handbooks
see Handbooks (Student Affairs) (1890- ) RG-30/00/2
Student Affairs Information Services (SARIS)
see Student Affairs Research and Education Office (SAREO) RG-30/27
Student Affairs Leadership and Development Master’s Degree Program (SADL) (School of Education)
RG-13/4/3/1
Student Affairs, Notes from the Vice Chancellor for
see Notes from the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (1973-1978) RG-30/00/1
Student Affairs, Operations Council
see Operations Council (Student Affairs) RG-30/1/2
Student Affairs, Publications
RG-30/00
Student Affairs Research and Evaluation Office (SAREO)
RG-30/27
Student Affairs Research and Evaluation Office Reports (SAREO)
RG-30/27
Student Affairs Research, Information and Systems (SARIS)
see Student Affairs Research and Evaluation Office (SAREO) RG-30/27
Student Affairs Review (Official University Committee) (1998- )
RG-40/2/S7.5
Student Affairs, Special Services
see Special Services (Student Affairs) RG-30/1/6
Student Affairs, Vice Chancellor for
see Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs RG-30/1
Student Affairs, Vice Chancellor for–Official Notice (1974-1975)
RG-30/1
Student Alliance for Israel (1982)
RG-45/80/S7.9
Student Body
RG-45
Student Body, Media
see Media, other than publications (Student Body) RG-45/30
Student Center for Educational Research and Advocacy (SCERA)
RG-45/10
Student Christian Association
see Christian Association, Student RG-45/70/C5.3
Student Coalition
RG-45/80/S8
Student Coalition, Public
see Public Student Coalition RG-45/45/P8
Student Communication Board (Faculty Senate, 1966-1970)
RG-40/2/A3
Student Competition on Relevant Engineering Inc. (SCORE) (1974)
RG-45/40/S7
Student Craft Market
see Craft Market (Student) RG-45/40/C7
Student Curriculum Committee
see Curriculum, Student RG-40/2/C9.5
Student Development and Career Planning Center
RG-30/9
see also Counseling and Academic Development Center (CADC) RG-11/8
Student Development and Pupil Personnel Services, Dept. of (School of Education) (1993- )
RG-13/5/2
Student Directories
see Directories, mugbooks, catalogs of graduates, etc. RG-1/00/5
Directories (Alumni) RG-50/00/1
Student Employees, Union of
see Union of Student Employees RG-45/45/U5
Student Employment Office
see Financial Aid, Scholarships–Student Employment Office RG-30/14
Student Federal Credit Union
see Credit Union, Student Federal RG-45/40/C10
Student Fee Book
see Treasurer--Student Fee Book (1971- ) RG-3/4/1
Student Government Association
see Student Senate (Student Government Association (SGA)) RG-45/1
Student Government, Summer
see Summer Student Government RG-45/6
Student Group for Academic Freedom (SGAF) (1972)
RG-45/40/S7.25
dingbatStudent Handbook (View online)
see Handbook (Student Affairs) RG-30/00/2
Student Health Records (Microfilms) RG-190/7

Student Housing, Married
see Married Students Housing Committee RG-35/12/2
see also Married Student Housing (Microfilms) RG-190/8
Student Interest Research Seminar
see Student Center for Educational Research and Advocacy (SCERA) RG-45/10
Student Life (Official University Committee) (1911-1924, 1940-1955, n.d.)
RG-40/2/S7L5
Student Life (University Historical Collection) (1868- )
RG-1/204
Student Life Committee (Student Senate) (1936-1945, 1966-1967)
RG-45/7/S7
Student Life, Fraternities and
see Fraternities and Student Life (Official University Committee) RG-40/2/F7
Student Mobilization Committee
see Mobilization Committee, Student RG-45/80/M6
Student Newsnote on Massachusetts Higher Education (1976)
RG-45/00/S8.5
Student Network United to Fight Fires (SNUFF) (1983)
RG-45/40/S7.3
Student Notes and Printing Service (SNPS) (1988-1998)
RG-45/40/S7.35
Student Nurses Association (SNA) (1987-1998)
RG-45/40/S7.4
Student Oratory
see Speaking Contests, Student Oratory RG-25/C7.3
Student Organizations (Photographs)
RG-140
Student Organizations, Miscellaneous (Photographs)
RG-140/3
Student Organizations Office, Recognized
see Recognized Student Organizations Office (RSO) RG-30/23
Student Organizing Project (1975-1986)
RG-45/45/O7
Student Papers, Textbooks, Memorabilia, Biography (by year of graduation)
see Classes by Year (including individual students) RG-50/6
Student Personnel Administrative Council
see Dean of Students–Student Personnel Administrative Council RG-30/2
Student Protests and Demonstrations
RG-45/101
Student Publications
RG-45/00
Student Publications and Broadcast Board
see Publications and Broadcast Board, Student RG-45/30/P8
Student Redemption Service
see Redemption Service, Student RG-45/40/R5
Student Rights Advocate (1989-1994)
RG-45/2
Student Run Co-ops and Businesses
see Co-ops and Businesses, Student Run RG-45/40/C6.5
Student Senate (Student Government Association (SGA))
RG-45/1
Student Senate, Academic Affairs Committee
see Academic Affairs Committee (Student Senate) RG-45/7/A2
Student Senate, Auto Pool Committee
see Auto Pool Committee (Student Senate) RG-45/7/A8
Student Senate, Budget Committee
see Budget Committee (Student Senate) RG-45/7/B8
Student Senate, Committees
see Committees (Student Senate) RG-45/7
see also Joint Committees of Faculty and Senate and Either or Both Student Senates RG-40/4
Student Senate, Communications Committee
see Communications Committee (Student Senate) RG-45/7/C6
Student Senate, Executive
see Executive, Student Senate (Student Government Association (SGA)) RG-45/1/1
Student Senate, Faculty and Educational Policy, Committee on
see Faculty and Educational Policy Committee (Student Senate) RG-45/7/F3
Student Senate, Graduate
see Graduate Student Senate RG-45/20
Student Senate, Judiciary
see Judiciary (Student Senate) RG-45/1/2
Student Senate, Lecture Note Program
see Lecture Note Program (Student Senate) RG-45/7/L4
Student Senate, Public Policy
see Public Policy (Student Senate) RG-45/7/P8
Student Senate, Reform Committee
see Reform Committee (Student Senate) RG-45/7/R4
Student Senate, Rents and Fees
see Rents and Fees Committee (Student Senate) RG-45/7/R5
Student Senate, Student Life Committee
see Student Life Committee (Student Senate) (1936-1945, 1966-1967) RG-45/7/S7
Student Senate, Transit Service
see Transit Service (Student Senate) RG-45/7/T7
Student Senates, Joint Committees of Faculty Senate and either or both
see Joint Committees of Faculty Senate and either or both Student Senates RG-40/4
Student Services Review Commission, Minority
see Minority Student Services Review Commission (1988) RG-40/2/ M6
Student Support Services
see Graduate Student Support Services RG-9/2/2
Student Telephone Directory
see Directories, mugbooks, catalogs of graduates, etc. RG-1/00/5
Student to Student (Student Publication) (1978)
RG-45/00/S9
Student Union
RG-37/10
Student Union, Campus Center
see Campus Center, Student Union RG-37
Student Union/Campus Center Governing Board (SUG Board)
see Board of Governors (Campus Center, Student Union) RG-37/11
Student Union Committee, Multicultural
see Multicultural Student Union Committee (1991) RG-40/2/M10
Student Union Governing Board
see Board of Governors (Campus Center, Student Union) RG-37/11
Student Union, Radical
see Radical Student Union RG-45/80/R1
Student Unionization (1975-1986)
RG-45/45/S7
Student Video Project
see Union Video Center (Student Video Project) RG-45/30/U5
Student Volunteer Services (SVS) (1974)
RG-45/80/S9
Student Workshop on Activities Problems (SWAP) (1961-1985)
RG-45/40/S8.8
Students Advocating Financial Aid (SAFA)
RG-45/40/S6.7
Students Advocating Rights Together (START) (1986-1988)
RG-45/40/S6.9
Students and Alumni by Class
see Classes (Alumni) RG-50/6
Students and Alumni by Class (Photographs)
RG-130
see also Panoramic Photos RG-170
Students, Dean of
see Dean of Students RG-30/2
Students for a Safe Campus (1988)
RG-45/40/S7.2
Students for America (SFA) (1987)
RG-45/80/S8.3
Students for Democratic Society (SDS) (1968-1988)
RG-45/80/S8.2
Students for Political Action (1967-1980)
RG-45/80/S8.4
Students Housing Committee, Married
see Married Students Housing Committee RG-35/12/2
Students International Meditation Society (SIMS) (1972)
RG-45/70/S8
Students Offering Support (SOS) (1983)
RG-45/80/S8.5
Students, Older
see Counseling Assistance for Older Students (CAOS) RG-45/40/C4
Students On Security (SOS) (1978)
RG-45/40/S4.5
Students’ Party (1966)
RG-45/80/S8.6
Students Rights Advocates (1989-1994)
RG-45/2
Students United for Public Education (SUPE) (1979)
RG-45/40/S7.5
Study, ad hoc Committee on (Faculty Senate, 1966-1967)
RG-40/2/A3
Study of Communication, Center for
see Center for the Study of Communication (CAC) RG-25/C7.6
Subject Files (Photographs)
RG-146
Subject Files (Physical Plant)
RG-36/50
Suburban Education, Proposed Center for (School of Education)
RG-13/3/23/9
Suburban Experiment Station, Waltham
RG-15/9
SUG Board (Student Union/Campus Center Governing Board)
see Board of Governors (Campus Center, Student Union) RG-37/11
SUMMA
see Bilingual Collegiate Program–Springfield/UMass Minority Achievement Program (SUMMA) RG-6/4/6.5
Summer Collegian (Student Publication) (1958)
RG-45/00/S10
Summer Collegian, Massachusetts (Student Publication) (1976-1977)
RG-45/00/S10
Summer Counseling
see New Students Program, Summer Counseling RG-30/9/2
see also Counseling Center RG-30/9/1
Summer Crier
see Statesman, Summer Statesman RG-45/00/S7
Summer News
see Statesman, Summer Statesman RG-45/00/S7
Summer Repertory Theatre
RG-25/T3.4
Summer School, Short Courses
RG-6/17
Summer Repertory Theatre
RG-25/T3.4
Summer School, Short Courses (1907-1977)
RG-6/17
see also Festivals, Fine Arts RG-11/16
Summer School Wail (Student Publication) (1909)
RG-45/00/S10
Summer Session Committee (Faculty Senate, 1964-1971)
RG-40/2/A3
Summer Session News (Student Publication) (1960-1963)
RG-45/00/S10
Summer Statesman
see Statesman, Summer Statesman (Student Publication) RG-45/00/S7
Summer Student Government
RG-45/6
Summer Times (Student Publication) (1964)
RG-45/00/S10
Sun Wheel (Physical Plant)
RG-36/50/S12
SUPE
see Students United for Public Education (SUPE) RG-45/40/S7.5
Superconductors, Task Force on (1985- )
RG-40/2/S8
see also Computing, Provosts Task Force on Academic (Official University Committee) (1984- ) RG-40/2/C6.7
SVS
see Student Volunteer Services (SVS) RG-45/80/S9
SWAG
see Southwest Area Government (SWAG) RG-45/9
SWAP
see Student Workshop on Activities Problems (SWAP) RG-45/40/S8.8
Swimming
see Sports, Womens Swimming (1954-1974, 1996- )
Swimming and Diving
see Sports, Mens Swimming and Diving (1940′s) RG-18/2
Sylvan (Residential Buildings)
RG-36/102/S9
Sylvan Area Government
RG-45/16
Sylvan Parchment, The (1976)
RG-45/00/S11
SymCom (School of Education) (1971)
RG-13/00
Synergy (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research) (1977- )
RG-9/00
Systems Neuroscience, Center for
RG-25/S10
Systems Office (Library)
RG-8/1/4

Hapgood, Beth

Beth Hapgood Papers, 1789-2005.
67 boxes (35 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 434

Beth Hapgood and members of the Brotherhood, ca.1969
Beth Hapgood and members of the Brotherhood, ca.1969

Daughter of a writer and diplomat, and graduate of Wellesley College, Beth Hapgood has been a spiritual seeker for much of her life. Her interests have led her to become an expert in graphology, a student in the Arcane School, an instructor at Greenfield Community College, and a lecturer on a variety of topics in spiritual growth. Beginning in the mid-1960s, Hapgood befriended Michael Metelica, the central figure in the Brotherhood of the Spirit (the largest commune in the eastern states during the early 1970s) as well as Elwood Babbitt, a trance medium, and remained close to both until their deaths.

The Hapgood Papers contain a wealth of material relating to the Brotherhood of the Spirit and the Renaissance Community, Metelica, Babbitt, and other of Hapgood’s varied interests, as well as 4.25 linear feet of material relating to the Hapgood family.

Subjects
  • Brotherhood of the Spirit
  • Channeling (Spiritualism)
  • Communal living--Massachusetts
  • Graphology
  • Hapgood family--Correspondence
  • Massachusetts--Social life and customs--20th century
  • Mediums--Massachusetts
  • Nineteen sixties--Social aspects
  • Occultism--Social aspects
  • Popular culture--History--20th century
  • Renaissance Community
  • Rock music--1971-1980
  • Warwick (Mass.)--History
Contributors
  • Babbitt, Elwood, 1922-
  • Boyce, Neith, 1872-1951
  • Hapgood, Beth--Correspondence
  • Hapgood, Charles H
  • Hapgood, Elizabeth Reynolds
  • Hapgood, Hutchins, 1869-1944
  • Hapgood, Norman, 1868-1937
  • Metelica, Michael

Kehler, Randy

Randy Kehler Papers, 1978-1997.
17 boxes (7.75 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 396

A veteran of the peace movement and founder of the Traprock Peace Center (1979), Randy Kehler was active in the National Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign, the Peace Development Fund, and the Working Group on Electoral Democracy. Beginning in 1977, he and his wife became war tax resisters, withholding federal income tax to protest U.S. military expenditures, donating it instead to charity. As a consequence, their home was seized by the IRS in 1989, setting up a protracted legal struggle that resulted in Kehler’s arrest and imprisonment and the sale of the house. They remain tax resisters.

The Kehler Papers document the five year struggle (1989-1994) against the seizure and sale of the Kehlers’ home by the IRS. The collection includes meeting minutes, notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings; letters to the editor, essays, articles, plans and strategy documents for the vigil set outside the Kehler home; support committee information and actions; correspondence with government officials, the IRS, and the Justice Department; letters of support; documents from the legal proceedings; and political literature addressing the Kehlers’ situation.

Subjects
  • Activists--Massachusetts
  • Antinuclear movement--Massachusetts
  • Argo, Ed
  • Colrain (Mass.)
  • Pacifists--Massachusetts
  • Peace movements--Massachusetts
  • Political activists--Massachusetts
  • Tax collection--Massachusetts--Colrain
  • Tax evasion--Massachusetts--Colrain
  • Tax-sales--Massachusetts--Colrain
  • Taxation--Law and Legislation
  • Traprock Peace Center
  • Valley Community Land Trust
  • War tax resitance--Massachusetts--Colrain
  • Withholding tax--Law and legislation
  • Withholding tax--Massachusetts
Contributors
  • Corner, Betsy
  • Kehler, Randy
  • Link, Mary
  • Mosely, Don
  • Nelson, Juanita
Types of material
  • Court records
  • Diaries
  • Legal documents
  • Letters (Correspondence)
  • Scrapbooks

Lewis, Gertrude Minnie, 1896-

Gertrude M. Lewis Papers, ca.1920-2001.
6 boxes (3 linear feet).
Call no.: FS 096

Gertrude
Gertrude "Jean" Lewis, ca.1935

Overcoming a deeply impoverished childhood, Gertrude Lewis struggled to build a career in education, putting herself through college and graduate school. At the age of 32, she earned a bachelor’s degree from Ohio State, continuing on to a masters degree at New York University (1933), and finally, at age 51, a PhD from Yale (1947). For many years after receiving her doctorate, Lewis was employed as a Specialist for Upper Grades with the U.S. Office of Education in Washington. Among other career highlights, Lewis spent two years in Japan (1950-1951) as a Consultant in Elementary Education in the Education Section of the Allied Occupation government (SCAP). Lewis outlived her life partner, Ruth Totman, dying at home on December 10, 1996, a few months after her one hundredth birthday.

The Lewis Papers document the work and life of an educator of the masses, a traveler of the world, and a woman of the twentieth century. Documents pertaining to her work as an educator of both young students and veteran teachers show the changes within the theory and practice of pedagogy over time, over various geographic locales, and also highlight her role in that change. This collection also documents the numerous on-going side projects on which Lewis worked, including fostering creativity in schoolchildren, a biography of Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt, and her own poetry and prose.

Subjects
  • Education, Elementary--Japan
  • Education, Elementary--United States--History
  • Education--Evaluation
  • Education--United States--History
  • Health Education--United States
  • Japan--Civilization--American influences
  • Students--Health and hygiene
Contributors
  • Lewis, Gertrude Minnie, 1896-
  • Totman, Conrad D
  • Totman, Ruth J
Types of material
  • Motion pictures (Visual work)
  • Photographs
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