New Bedford Textile School
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: URC 12, Series I
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 collection includes lantern slides, glass plate negatives, transparencies and photoprints. The bulk of the lantern slides primarily depict students from the New Bedford Textile School operating textile machinery and tools, engaged in classes on topics such as advanced designing, electrical laboratory, motor testing, hand warping, loom, mechanical drawing, and machine shop to name a few. They date to approximately the 1920s and are reproduced in the annual catalogues of the school. The...
Dates: 1900 - 1922
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 15 ledger-sized bound volumes and one 3-ring binder of meeting minutes, arranged chronologically. The last volume is an index, which consists of a chronological list of major topics discussed in the minutes.
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 photocopies of original newspaper clippings of articles about NBIT and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. The origin of each clipping is not recorded, however, most were from the New Bedford Standard Times. It is not know who compiled the collection. The originals were photocopied and discarded.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 236 attendance and grade registers maintained by instructors in textiles for both day and evening classes offered at the Institute between 1909 and 1968. Most registers are standard “Massachusetts School Registers” supplied by the state department of education. Instructors’ names are handwritten on the front, in most cases; some registers were shared by more than one instructor teaching the same class. Many registers cover the same course over several years. On...
Dates: 1909 - 1968
Scope and Contents Collection consists of bound scrapbooks of different shapes and sizes containing pasted in or bound in samples of fabrics collected from a number of manufacturers. Most samples are of cotton fabrics, using a variety of weave techniques. Some are identified, but most are not.
Dates: 1900 - 1960
Scope and Contents The collection consists of school catalogs, bulletins, founding documents such as the charter, real estate and architectural records, acts and resolves as they pertain to the changes of the school’s name, brochures, administrative and student manuals, athletic event programs. Also includes bound records of the meeting of the instructors, 1909-1929.