Bradford Durfee College of Technology
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: URC 12, Series II
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of blueprint copies of architectural plans of present and former University of Massachusetts Dartmouth facilities, including the Dartmouth campus, constructed between 1960 and 1990, the Purchase Street Campus (formerly the New Bedford Textile School) in New Bedford, the Fall River Campus (formerly Bradford Durfee Textile School, now part of the Bristol Community College downtown campus), and CMAST, the Center for Marine Science on the New Bedford waterfront. This...
Scope and Contents The photographs in this collection are from a number of sources, and were dated by comparing them to photographs reproduced in the BDTS catalogs and similar dated photographs. Most, like the large group of photographs that make up PC1, are public relations and presentation prints depicting equipment and buildings. There are some photographs with students and faculty; of note are class group photographs for 1910-1914 and the 1920s. The first female graduate of the school, and ultimately the...
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consisted of student papers written between 1950 and 1964 to fulfill requirements of course number E401 “Report Writing” taught by Augustus Silva, English Professor and Dean of Students, New Bedford Textile Institute (Series II). Subjects include textiles, engineering, and chemistry. Other groupings include early textile sciences projects by students of New Bedford Textile School, most notably Cotton Yarn Preparation Theses, Rayon Theses, and Mill Management...
Dates: 1935 – 1976
Scope and Contents The collection consists of catalogues, bulletins, anniversary publications, and the records of the Executive Committee and the Faculty Meeting minutes.