Early UMass Boston records: Now available for research

A news release from the Office of Public Relations, September 5, 1974

University Archives & Special Collections in the Joseph P. Healey Library at UMass Boston announces the availability for research of three record collections documenting the activities of the University of Massachusetts Boston during the 1960s and 1970s.

Office of Admissions records, 1967-1976
These records document the activities of the Office of Admissions at the University of Massachusetts Boston from 1967-1976. Formats include data sets, lists, maps, meetings minutes, memoranda, statistical charts, and working papers. Included in the collection are a Ten Year Review covering 1965-1974, the meeting minutes of the Admissions Committee from 1967-1976, and summaries of admissions data.
View the finding aid for this collection.

Facilities Planning Office records, 1964-1979
This collection documents the activities of the Facilities Planning Office (previously known as the Planning and Development Office) at the University of Massachusetts Boston from 1964-1979. Topics include the UMass Boston campus in Park Square in the mid-1960s as well as the negotiations and planning behind the permanent site selection of Columbia Point in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Formats include articles, building floor plans, bulletins, correspondence, invoices, lease drafts, lists, maps, memoranda, newspapers clippings, photographs, proposals, and reports.
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Office of Public Relations news releases, 1971-1977
This collection contains news releases published by the Office of Public Relations (currently known as the Office of Communications) at the University of Massachusetts Boston from 1971-1977.
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These records have been processed as part of University Archives & Special Collections’ Save Our History! campaign. In preparation for UMass Boston’s 50th anniversary, University Archives & Special Collections is calling for the transfer of founding documents and organizational records from all units on campus. These units include (but are not limited to) academic departments, administrative units, institutes, centers, and student groups. Read more about transferring University records to UASC.

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