Office of Alumni Affairs records: Now available for research

Alumni Association travel activities catalog, 1983-1984

University Archives & Special Collections in the Joseph P. Healey Library at UMass Boston is pleased to announce that the records of the Office of Alumni Affairs at the University of Massachusetts Boston are now available for research. The majority of these records comprise correspondence and memoranda generated and received by the Office of Alumni Affairs between 1980 and 1985. The collection also contains the records of the Alumni Board from 1972-1984, including meeting minutes and memoranda. Other formats in the collection include brochures, fact sheets, flyers, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

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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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Records documenting UMass Boston history: Now available for research

Sketch of Columbia Point and the new UMass Boston campus, 1973

University Archives & Special Collections in the Joseph P. Healey Library at UMass Boston is pleased to announce the availability for research of several record collections documenting the history of the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Office of Enrollment Services plans and reports, 1968-1986
These records document the activities of the Office of Enrollment Services at the University of Massachusetts Boston from 1968-1986. Topics cover statistics on admissions and enrollment, plans for attracting students to UMass Boston, and information on the Extended Day Program.
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Division of Student Affairs reports, 1976-1978
This record collection includes a FY 1977 Report and A Three Year Comparative Report on the Allocation of Resources for the Division of Student Affairs Including Projections for 1977-78.
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Auxiliary Services memoranda, 1973
These memoranda document the opening of the Columbia Point campus of the University of Massachusetts Boston. Topics covered include transportation to the new campus (via car and the MBTA), guidelines for hanging pictures on the walls of Building No. 110, and the availability of emergency first aid material from the University Campus Police Department prior to the opening of the University Health Services Department. Included is a sketch of the Columbia Point area showing the new UMass Boston campus as well as a diagram labeled “Guide to Parking.”
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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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Joseph P. Healey Library records: Now available for research

Joseph P. Healey Library at Columbia Point

University Archives & Special Collections in the Joseph P. Healey Library at UMass Boston is pleased to announce a newly processed record collection documenting the activities of the Joseph P. Healey Library at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Also documented is UMass Boston’s original library, the Armory Library at Park Square (1964-1974). Included are files kept by Walter Grossman, UMass Boston’s first Director of Libraries (1969-1984). Topics cover an “Alumnae Book Drive” held in 1966, the Armory of the First Corps of Cadets at 97-105 Arlington Street (site of the original UMass Boston library), the naming of the Healey Library, a former Science Library which was located on the second and third floors of the Science Building on the Columbia Point campus, and administrative issues such as library expenditures and establishing an online bibliographic search service. Also included in the collection is video of Healey Library at a Crossroad, a forum held at UMass Boston on January 24, 2000. Records span 1965-2000.

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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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History Department Graduate Committee records: Now available for research

University Archives & Special Collections in the Joseph P. Healey Library at UMass Boston is pleased to announce a newly processed series of records documenting the activities of the History Department Graduate Committee at UMass Boston from 1972-1979. Formats include meeting minutes, memoranda, reports, and evaluations of master’s degree programs at UMass Boston.

These records were transferred to University Archives & Special Collections in July 2013 and have been processed as Series II of the University of Massachusetts Boston History Department records, 1962-1979.

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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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Moakley Chair establishment records: Now available for research

John Joseph “Joe” Moakley

University Archives & Special Collections in the Joseph P. Healey Library at UMass Boston is pleased to announce the availability of records documenting the establishment of the Moakley Chair of Peace and Reconciliation at UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies.

John Joseph “Joe” Moakley was born in South Boston on April 27, 1927. He was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1952. In 1973, Moakley became a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and served as Chairman of the Committee on Rules in the 101st Congress through the 103rdCongress (1989-1995). Moakley served as a U.S. Representative until his death in 2001.

Padraig O’Malley, John Joseph Moakley Distinguished Professor for Peace and Reconciliation

In 2002, the John Joseph Moakley Chair of Peace and Reconciliation was established in his memory at the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies Studies at UMass Boston. The goal of the Moakley Chair is to “address the tragic crisis of fractured societies around the world and reinforce the commitment to principles of peace and reconciliation among all the participants in the process” (umb.edu/moakley). Padraig O’Malley is the first and current Moakley Chair.

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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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