John Martin moved to Amherst in 1967 and began teaching at the University of Massachusetts. He is an environmental designer, professionally registered in architecture and landscape architecture. His interests extend to photography, art, and environmental history, all of which he taught at the... more
This collection contains correspondence relating to the abolitionist John Brown (1800-1859), specifically the unsuccessful armed slave rebellion he led at Harpers Ferry, Virginia. Brown was captured and convicted of both murder and treason. He was hanged on December 2, 1859. Collection dates... more
The John D. Merriam Collection is a collection devoted to illustration. The particular focus of the collection is original prints, drawings, and paintings from the 19th and 20th centuries that were created as illustrations for children's books and for children's magazines. However, in later... more
This collection contains one photograph of the steamer Empire State docked at City Wharf, Newburyport, Mass., August 27, 1886. It was donated by John Deacy.
This collection consists of items from the John Donnelly & Sons records collection hosted by Boston College. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
This collection consists of items from the John Dowd Althea Boxell 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.
Papers of General John J. Maginnis and Colonel Arthur Howard, both of the MAC Class of 1918, from their experience as part of the American Military Government of Europe following World War II. The Arthur Howard Papers (8 linear feet) deal with the restoration of food production in the war... more
28. John J. Murphy
This collection contains one hand-colored copy of a photograph of John J. Murphy at the corner of Lawrence and Essex streets, Lawrence, Mass., in 1870. He is driving a hay wagon pulled by a team of oxen.
John L. Lovell (1825-1903) was a professional photographer. He came to Amherst in 1856 and established the Amherst Picture Gallery, the first photographic studio in Western Massachusetts. In addition to studio work, Lovell was interested in scientific photography, accompanying an Amherst College... more
This collection contains five photographs donated by John McCann. The photographs are of military personnel or veterans organizations.
This collection consists of items from the John Milton Holley Papers (1777-1836) 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.
The Scotsman John Thomson is considered one of the fathers of social documentary photography and a pioneer in the photography of southeast Asia. Between 1861 and 1872, he traveled extensively in Asia, documenting the scenery and people of modern day Malaysia, Cambodia, Thailand,... more
The library's John W. Ragle Archives Room houses documents, books, images, film and other media, and artifacts dating from the school's pre-Revolutionary-War-Era formation. Our collection features items of local and national historical significance, including Academy Trustee Meeting Minutes... more
These eight photographs provide a unique glimpse into the Latino trans and crossdressing communities in the 1990s. Six of the photographs were created by Jose Gutierrez and present people in various Latino drag competitions including Miss Gay Mexico and Miss Gay Escalando. The other two photos... more
The poet Joseph Langland was raised on the family farm in northeastern Iowa, and earned both a BA (1940) and MA (1941) from the famed writing program at the University of Iowa, before being inducted into the military service during the Second World War. While still in Germany serving with... more
A student of Bronislaw Malinowski, the Polish ethnographer Jozef Obrebski was a keen observer of cultural change among eastern European peasantry in the years before the Second World War. After working with the resistance in Warsaw during the war, Obrebski went on to do additional... more
Collection contains the 1997-1998 Architectural surveys done by Public Archeological Laboratory, Inc. and the surveys done by the Rochester Historical Society in 1973.
Joshua Child (1716-1778) was born in Watertown, Massachusetts. He was a son of Daniel Child and Beriah Bemis and a descendent of Ephraim Child, who came from Great Britain to America in 1630 and became one of the first Deacons of the church in Watertown. Joshua married Grace Bemis in 1742 and... more
Presented here is the diary of Edward Jackson who, in 1849, traveled from Newton, Massachusetts to Sacramento in search of gold. 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... more
The Outreach Institute of Gender Studies published these six volumes of The Journal of Gender Studies between 1991 and 1995. They include scholarly articles, book and art reviews, as well as poetry. Subjects covered throughout the periodical include legal, medical, and social issues faced by... more