Late last year, the National Heritage Museum in Lexington, Mass., offered a workshop titled "How to Do History with Online Mapping Tools" as part of a series related to the Museum and Library’s collection of historic maps. The workshop was sponsored by the Ruby W. and LaVon P. Linn Foundation. In the workshop, participants learned how to use online tools to consult and Read full article »
University Archives & Special Collections in the Joseph P. Healey Library at the University of Massachusetts Boston was established in 1981 as a repository to collect archival material in subject areas of interest to the University, as well as the records of the University itself.
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UMass Boston has come a long way since first opening its doors to students in 1965 -- something we were thrilled to see highlighted in a recent Boston Globe article about the opening of the Integrated Sciences Complex. But there's so much more to the story of UMass Boston. To that end, University Archives & Special Collections in the Joseph P. Healey Library Read full article »
Congratulations to author Lorenz Finison, whose book Boston’s Cycling Craze, 1880-1900: A Story of Race, Sport, and Society has been named one of The Boston Globe's Best New England books of 2014! Published by the University of Massachusetts Press, Boston's Cycling Craze, 1880-1990 "explores the rise of Boston cycling through the lives of several participants ... reveals the challenges facing these riders in Read full article »
Chancellor Carlo Golino greeting students as they arrive on campus, circa 1974-1975. UASC-UAPHO-0004-0293-0006 University Archives & Special Collections in the Joseph P. Healey Library at UMass Boston is excited to announce that the University of Massachusetts Boston Publications Office photographs, ca. 1966-2000, are now open for research. Additionally, a number of photographs from the collection have been digitized and are Read full article »