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1. UMass Dartmouth Historical Archives

 Record Group
Identifier: 1

Found in 153 Collections and/or Records:

New Bedford Institute of Technology, Board of Trustees meeting minutes

Identifier:  URC-001
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.

Dates: 1895-1964

Bradford Durfee College of Technology, Board of Trustees meeting minutes and correspondence

Identifier: URC-002
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Board of Trustee and Trustee committee meeting minutes, 1899-1964, some bound and others unbound, arranged chronologically, as well as Trustee correspondence, 1918-1964. The minutes for 1927-1931 are missing. The correspondence is indexed but the minutes are not. The Teaching Committee minutes exist only as photocopies of the originals; the location of the originals is not known, although they were apparently stamped “SMU Archives” at some point in time.

Dates: 1899 - 1964

Southeastern Massachusetts University student papers

Identifier: URC-004
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

Southeastern Massachusetts Technological Institute textile student design work, lecture notes and pattern books

Identifier: URC-005
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of loose notes, bound lecture notes and pattern books compiled by students in a variety of textile design and manufacturing courses. Most were completed in the 1910s and 1920s, but some date to the 1940s and 1950s. The textile design books and pattern books are imprinted with the name of the school. These were standard books, especially designed, and sold blank to students for the purpose of completing assignments.

Dates: 1906 - 1968

UMass Dartmouth, Office of the Chancellor, Peter H. Cressy records

Identifier: URC-006
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the subject files transferred from the Office of the Chancellor. It is arranged alphabetically with the same folder titles used by the office of origin. Three separate accessions were interfiled, since many of the folder titles are identical.

Dates: 1975 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1991 - 1997

Southeastern Massachusetts University, Office of the President, Donald E. Walker records

Identifier: URC-007
Scope and Contents

Series I of the collection consists of biographical and inaugural material (memorandums, a procedure handbook, tickets, and transcripts to speeches given by guest speakers), transcripts to speeches given by Walker, and works published by Walker throughout his administrative career. Series II consists of correspondence dating from 1972 to 1983, arranged chronologically. Series III are subject files kept by Walker’s office.

Dates: 1956 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1983