University Archives & Special Collections (UASC) at UMass Boston collects materials that reflect the University’s urban mission and strong support of community service. UASC also collects and preserves the history of UMass Boston. Additionally, UASC has assumed curatorial responsibility for the archival and manuscript collections acquired by the University’s William Joiner Center for the Study of War and Social Consequences that relate to the study of the Vietnam War.
Explore Our Collections
Many images, audio and video interviews, documents, and publications from UASC’s collections are available to researchers as part of our digital collections, online at openarchives.umb.edu. UASC’s digital collections range from oral history interviews, to publications from around the world, to photographs documenting the history of UMass Boston.
Explore our digital collections.
ScholarWorks at UMass Boston
ScholarWorks is UMass Boston’s online institutional repository for scholarship and research. ScholarWorks serves as a publishing platform, a preservation service, and a showcase for the research and scholarly output of members of the UMass Boston community. Explore ScholarWorks.
Foresters Mortuary Records
UASC recently acquired the historical organizational records of the Massachusetts Catholic Association of Foresters, an organization which was founded in 1879 by a group of Irish immigrants to provide life insurance benefits for its members.
Search the Foresters records.
Mass. Memories Road Show
The Mass. Memories Road Show is a state-wide digital history project that documents people, places and events in Massachusetts history through family photographs and stories.
Explore the Mass. Memories Road Show.