You’re Invited! — Making a History of Columbia Point: A Participatory Exhibition

When: Saturday, May 9, 2015 –  9:00 am – 1:00 pm Location: Bay Vista Room, Harbor Point Clubhouse, 1 North Point Drive, Boston, MA 02125. Click here for directions. Everyone with a connection to Columbia Point—past and present—is welcome to attend this free, public event, sponsored by University Archives & Special Collections, the Joseph P. Healey Library, and […]

Making a History: Columbia Point photographs and memories now available

The photographs, stories, and videos collected as part of “Making a History of Columbia Point: A Participatory Exhibition” are now available for research online at openarchives.umb.edu. The event, held at the Harbor Point Clubhouse on Saturday, May 9, 2015, was the culminating practicum project of Professor Jane Becker’s graduate public history seminar (History 625) at the University […]

Community-Based Collecting Projects

University Archives & Special Collections in the Joseph P. Healey Library at the University of Massachusetts Boston occasionally collaborates with community partners to collect materials related to a particular topic, region, or event. Images and stories are often contributed by individuals and described in their own voice. Materials from these digitization-focused events are available on the […]