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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