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Transgender Tapestry
This collection consists of items from the Transgender Tapestry collection hosted by Digital Transgender Archive. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Transit Department Photographs
This collection consists of items from the Transit Department Photographs collection hosted by City of Boston Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Transportation in Lynn
Images of early public transporation in Lynn, Mass.
The Transsexual Voice
This collection consists of items from the Transsexual Voice collection hosted by Digital Transgender Archive. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Trap Boat Charlotte Collection
This collection consists of items from the Trap Boat Charlotte collection hosted by Provincetown History Preservation Project. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Travel Brochures Collection, 1916-1949
Long a favored destination for travelers due to its scenic coastline and rural landscapes, New England’s tourist industry evolved in parallel with transportation technologies. Rail lines opened summering opportunities in the interior of the region in the nineteenth century, and the... more
Travel Postcards of Charles Blumsack
Astronomer Charles Blumsack traveled extensively and his interest in astronomy showed in the postcard concentration of astronomical equipment and college astrology departments.
Travel Posters
The Boston Public Library's Print Department is home to more than 350 vintage travel posters, most dating from the 1920s-1940s, the "Golden Age of Travel." Railways opened up America and Europe, luxe ocean liners introduced elegance into overseas voyages, and drivers took to the road in record... more
The Triangle & Physical Education Magazines
The Triangle was first published by the students in the Physical Department of the Y.M.C.A. Training School in February, 1891. Amos Alonzo Stagg and James Naismith were listed among the editors. By June, 1891, the monthly journal was published by the Triangle Publishing Company, located at... more
Truro, Massachusetts  Historical  Postcard Collection from the Truro Historical Society 1905-1986
Represented are postcards of historical Truro, Massachusetts. The images depict mainly places, views, buildings, seaside activities, and natural settings. Dates range from 1905-1986.
Truro Massachusetts U.S. Coast Guard and Life Saving Service Collection
This collection consists of U.S. Coast Guard materials from the Life Saving Station in Truro, Massachusetts. Included are U.S. Coast Guard internal correspondence, mainly to and from the Keeper of the Highland Light Station Truro Massachusetts, log books from Highland Light Station, and... more
Trustees' Library
The Boston Public Library's Trustees' Library Collection is comprised of materials that were of interest to the Trustees through the 1970s. Now held in the Rare Books Department, it includes such materials as working documents, correspondence, architectural plans, annual reports, books related... more
The Trustees of Reservations Institutional Publications
The institutional archives of The Trustees of Reservations contains publications dating back to the organization's founding year, 1891. The bulk of this material is the collection of Annual Reports, which offers a panoramic perspective on The Trustees and the land conservation movement in... more
Tucker family papers (MS033)
This collection consists of items from the Tucker family papers (MS033) collection hosted by Historic New England. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Tufts-Smith-Adams Collection
Dr. Cotton Tufts (1732-1815) was a Harvard graduate who had a medical practice in Weymouth. Two of Dr. Tufts’ grandchildren, Quincy (1791-1872) and Susannah (1797-1877), were the founders and benefactors of the Tufts Library, currently the main branch of the Weymouth Public Libraries. In... more
Tupper Scrapbook Collection: Scrapbooks of mounted views, portraits, etc., relating to Europe and Egypt, 1891-1894
During his life, William Vaughn Tupper (1835-1898) created scrapbooks to document his travels. This collection of 46 scrapbooks contains annotated photographs and drawings from the Tupper Family's travels in Great Britain, Europe, and North Africa from 1891-1894. Most of the photographs appear... more
Turnabout Publications
This collection consists of items from the Turnabout Publications collection hosted by Digital Transgender Archive. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Twenty Minutes
This collection consists of items from the Twenty Minutes collection hosted by Digital Transgender Archive. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
UMass Amherst Class of 1960 Photograph Collection
This collection consists of items from the UMass Amherst Class of 1960 Photograph collection hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included... more
UMass Amherst Class of 1965 Collection
This collection consists of items from the UMass Amherst Class of 1965 collection hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital... more
UMass Amherst Quasquicentennial Oral History Collection
This collection consists of items from the UMass Amherst Quasquicentennial Oral History collection hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be... more
UMass Oral History Collection, 1974-2014
To commemorate its 150th anniversary in 2013, UMass Amherst authorized an oral history project to record and preserve our unwritten recent history. Coordinated by the Libraries' Department of Special Collections and University Archives and under the guidance of a committee drawn from... more
UMass Peacemakers Records, 1965-1990 (Bulk: 1983-1990)
Although the precise origins of UMass Peacemakers are murky, by 1982, the group was an active presence on the UMass Amherst campus organizing opposition to militarism and the nuclear arms race and providing support for the nuclear freeze movement. Organizing vigils, demonstrations,... more
UMass Student Publications Collection, 1871-2011
Since almost the time of first arrival of students at Massachusetts Agricultural College in 1867, the college's students have taken an active role in publishing items for their own consumption. Beginning with the appearance of the first yearbook, put together by the pioneer class... more
Unidentified People and Places
Part of the Granville Public Library Historical Room's mission is to make every effort to put a name with the many photos of unidentified people and places in the collection. We invite researchers, especially those with a Granville connection, to browse this collection and bring to the library's... more
United Textile Workers of America, Local 1113, Arlington Mills
This collection is composed of papers created by local union 1113 UTWA. As part of the regular working records of the union, much of the material consists of agreements, constitution and by-laws, correspondence, press releases, memos, grievance data, contract negotiations, negotiations-committee... more
University Films and Videos
This collection consists of items from the University Films and Videos collection hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital... more
University Museum of Contemporary Art
This collection consists of items from the University Museum of Contemporary Art collection hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included... more
University of Massachusetts Amherst Center for Geometry, Analysis, Numerics and Graphics Collection
This collection consists of items from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Center for Geometry, Analysis, Numerics and Graphics collection hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the... more
University of Massachusetts Amherst Classes by Year
This collection consists of items from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Classes by Year collection hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may... more
University of Massachusetts Amherst. Cooperative Extension Service Records
This collection consists of items from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Cooperative Extension Service Records collection hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding... more
University of Massachusetts Amherst. Interdisciplinary Studies Institute Records
This collection consists of items from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Interdisciplinary Studies Institute Records collection hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding... more
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Collection
This collection consists of items from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries collection hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be... more
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Records
This collection consists of items from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Records collection hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they... more
University of Massachusetts Amherst Photo Negative Collection
This collection consists of items from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Photo Negative collection hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may... more
University of Massachusetts Science Fiction Society Collection
This collection consists of items from the University of Massachusetts Science Fiction Society collection hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may... more
University of Massachusetts Singing Clubs Records
This collection consists of items from the University of Massachusetts Singing Clubs Records collection hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may... more
University of Massachussetts . University as a Whole
This collection consists of items from the University of Massachussetts . University as a Whole collection hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they... more
University Photograph Collection, ca. 1867-2007
The archives of UMass Amherst contain tens of thousands of photographs and other works of art documenting the history of the University of Massachussets Amherst community from its founding in the 1860s to the present. The photographs in this collection come from a myriad of different... more
Upstate New York Newsletters
This collection consists of items from the Upstate New York Newsletters collection hosted by Digital Transgender Archive. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Urban Maps (Collection of Distinction)
The Norman B. Leventhal Map Center's pre-20th-century cartographic holdings contain approximately 2,000 urban-related maps, with a special focus on maps and atlases depicting Boston and other Massachusetts cities and towns. Included are examples of the major types of urban mapping that were... more
USGS  7 1/2 minute series: Newton, Massachusetts, 1949
The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community's social, cultural, and governmental past. These materials reflect the civic life of and provide insight into Newton from the 19th through the early 20th century, a time when Newton was transforming from... more
Valley Women's History Collaborative Records, 1971-2008
During the early phases of second wave feminism (1968-1978), the Pioneer Valley served as a center for lesbian and feminist activity in western Massachusetts, and was home to over 400 hundred, often ad hoc, groups, such as the Abortion and Birth Control (ABC) Committee, ISIS Women's... more
Vanguard
1346. Vanguard
This collection consists of items from the Vanguard collection hosted by Digital Transgender Archive. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Venice Biennale Ephemera Collection
This collection consists of items from the Venice Biennale Ephemera collection hosted by Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Verner Reed photographic collection, 1950-1972 (PC044)
This collection consists of items from the Verner Reed photographic collection, 1950-1972 (PC044) collection hosted by Historic New England. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
View books graphic collection, 1880s-1920s (GC003)
This collection consists of items from the View books graphic collection, 1880s-1920s (GC003) collection hosted by Historic New England. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Villages of Newton, Massachusetts: Auburndale, Chestnut Hill, Newton Lower Falls, 1900-1979
The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community's social, cultural, and governmental past. These materials reflect the civic life of and provide insight into Newton from the 19th through the early 20th century, a time when Newton was transforming from... more
Villages of Newton: Newton Centre, Newton Corner, 1870-1979, 1900-1946
The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community's social, cultural, and governmental past. These materials reflect the civic life of and provide insight into Newton from the 19th through the early 20th century, a time when Newton was transforming from... more
Villages of Newton: Newton Highlands, Newtonville, 1900-1990
The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community's social, cultural, and governmental past. These materials reflect the civic life of and provide insight into Newton from the 19th through the early 20th century, a time when Newton was transforming from... more
Villages of Newton: Nonantum, Oak Hill Park, Newton Upper Falls, West Newton, 1860-1985
The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community's social, cultural, and governmental past. These materials reflect the civic life of and provide insight into Newton from the 19th through the early 20th century, a time when Newton was transforming from... more
W. Allison Davis (1924) and John A. Davis (1933) Lecture Series
This collection consists of items from the W. Allison Davis (1924) and John A. Davis (1933) Lecture Series collection hosted by Williams College. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
W. Arthur Garrity, Jr. chambers papers on the Boston Schools Desegregation Case
The papers in this collection constitute a day-to-day file documentation of the "Boston Schools Case," a class action lawsuit against the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Boston School Committee. The 1974 case (Morgan v. Hennigan, 379 F. Supp. 410) went to trial before Federal District... more
W. E. B. Du Bois Papers, 1803-1999 (bulk 1877-1963)
Scholar, writer, editor of The Crisis and other journals, co-founder of the Niagara Movement, the NAACP, and the Pan African Congresses, international spokesperson for peace and for the rights of oppressed minorities, W.E.B. Du Bois was a son of Massachusetts who articulated the... more
W. L. Holland Papers, 1907-2008 (bulk 1930-1990)
Born in New Zealand in 1907, Bill Holland first traveled to Japan at the age of 21 to take part in the conference of the Institute of Pacific Relations, beginning over thirty years of association with the organization. During his time at IPR, Holland held a number of leadership... more
Waban Historical Col. Glass Plates
Presented here are glass plate negatives depicting six adults in costume and one dog on a stage covered with oriental rugs. The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community's social, cultural and governmental past. These materials reflect the civic life of and... more
Waban Historical Col. Lantern Slides
Presented here is a collection of lantern slides showing architectural drawings and plan of the Waban Branch of the Newton Free Library. The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community's social, cultural and governmental past. These materials reflect the civic... more
Waban Historical Collection
The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community's social, cultural, and governmental past. These materials reflect the civic life of, and provide insight into, Newton from the 19th through the early 20th century, a time when Newton was transforming from... more
Waban (Newton, Mass.)
Presented here are photographs of Waban, a Newton, Massachusetts village which sprang up after Beacon Street was extended west from Newton Centre to Woodward and Washington Streets in 1855. The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community's social, cultural and... more
Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department calendars
The Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department has preserved hundreds of images of Wakefield in its annual calendar.
Wakefield Postcards
This collection consists of items from the Wakefield Postcards collection hosted by Lucius Beebe Memorial Library. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Wakefield Then and Now Photo Contests : 2010 and 2011
This collection consists of items from the Wakefield Then and Now Photo Contests : 2010 and 2011 collection hosted by Lucius Beebe Memorial Library. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Walkable Reading
"Walkable Reading" is audio tour of historic houses in Reading, Mass.
Wallace Nutting photographic collection, 1910s-1930s (PC039)
This collection consists of items from the Wallace Nutting photographic collection, 1910s-1930s (PC039) collection hosted by Historic New England. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Walt Whitman (1819-1892) Collection
This collection contains more than 300 volumes relating to and by Walt Whitman. The collection was founded by Whitman's earliest biographer, Dr. Richard M. Bucke. In 1896, four years after the poet's death, Bucke gave to Boston Public Library a large group of Whitman's material, much of which he... more
Walter B. Woodbury Photograph Collection, 1865-1866
In the late 1850s and early 1860s, the pioneering British photographer Walter Woodbury captured images of Java, and especially its capital city Batavia (modern day Jakarta). Working in partnership with James Page, the two established a photographic firm that continued to produce and... more
Walter Corbin Collection
This collection consists of items from the Walter Corbin collection hosted by Forbes Library. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Walter Mason Dickinson Papers, 1858-1900
Originally a member of the Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1876, Walter Mason Dickinson left after his junior year to enter the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. During his military career, Dickinson saw service in the southwest and as a military instructor at MAC (1891-1896).... more
Waltham Public Library Map Collection
This collection consists of maps from the Waltham Public Library local history collections. The maps depict Waltham, Massachusetts and a few surrounding towns and include details such as proposed town lines, aerial views or "Birds-Eye views," and the locations of early homes.
Waltham Public Library Waltham Watch Company Materials
This set consists of a cross section of Waltham Watch Company materials owned by the Waltham Public Library. This iconic company was a major employer in the city for many years and this collection highlights different aspects of its importance to Waltham. It includes diverse company catalogs and... more
War Blind and Propaganda Poster Collection
A collection containing World War I and World War II materials--predominantly war propaganda posters, but also Red Cross and other national and international charities, posters benefiting wounded and blinded soldiers, public health posters postcards, photographs, and newspaper and magazine... more
War of 1812
1375. War of 1812
The USS Constitution Museum's War of 1812 collection includes printed pamphlets, rare books, certificates, broadsides, and manuscript correspondence, logs, and journals. Together the works document USS Constitution's role in the War of 1812, as well as other political and military aspects of the... more
War Posters
1376. War Posters
After the United States entry in World War I, government officials realized that posters were an extremely effective means of communicating information to the general public. Some of America's finest artists, graphic designers, magazine illustrators, advertising agents, and commercial artists... more
Warren Anatomical Museum
This collection consists of items from the Warren Anatomical Museum collection hosted by Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine). Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Watertown Arsenal Photographs
The National Archives at Boston provides access to and preserves the permanently valuable historical records of Federal agencies based in the New England states. Among our holdings are photographs of the Watertown Arsenal, which operated in Watertown, Massachusetts from 1816 to 1995. This... more
Wayland Free Public Library Photograph Collection
This collection contains photographs taken in and around the town of Wayland, Massachusetts, mostly between 1884 and 1930, of residents, historic homes and other notable buildings, street scenes, and nature studies. Many of them are original platinum prints by respected amateur photographer... more
Wayland Historical Society Collection
The Wayland Historical Society Collection includes materials related to the history of the early settlement of the towns of Sudbury and Wayland, Massachusetts. In 1835, the area known as East Sudbury was renamed Wayland. Materials include historical artifacts, documents, artwork, manuscripts,... more