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Dennis Tucker scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MC-022

Scope and Contents

Collection includes 10 scrapbooks, with overlapping dates; spanning the years 1973-1988. Contents of scrapbooks include newspaper clippings, personal documents and correspondence, and memorabilia such as parking decals. The majority documents crime and public safety events on the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth campus while Dennis Tucker served as an officer. Other items include correspondence and photographs pertaining to his employment at the university.

Dates

  • 1973-1988

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Biographical / Historical

Dennis M. Tucker served as a University of Massachusetts Dartmouth police officer for 26 years. At the time of his death in January 2000, he was serving as the Department of Public Safety’s Crime Prevention Officer and Coordinator and was the Day Shift Patrol Officer In-Charge/Corporal. He served on many university committees and organized charity fundraising events, including Quarters for Christmas. He often volunteered at the Children’s Center for Learning, teaching safety topics. During his tenure he kept these scrapbooks with the intent of someday writing about his experiences on campus.

Extent

10 items (10 scrapbooks (3 boxes))

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Jeannine Tucker, via the staff of the Department of Public Safety, October 2000. Accession # 01-2.

Processing Information

This collection has not been processed completely. No preservation measures have yet been taken. Please leave loose clippings in place.
Title
Dennis Tucker scrapbooks
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Claire T. Carney Library Archives and Special Collections, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Repository

Contact:
285 Old Westport Rd.
N. Dartmouth MA 02747 USA