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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 South Florida Libraries Finding Aids
The Special and Digital Collections of the University of South Florida Library has nine finding aids related to its collections that include transgender-related content. These finding aids are discovery resources for collections concerning various Floridian LGBT activist organizations and... more
University of Winnipeg Two-Spirited Collection
These two items detail the different materials found in the University of Winnipeg's Two-Spirited Collection. The first item is a short journal article that provides background on the topics explored in this collection, explaining the roles of different two-spirit activists, such as Albert... 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
Three organizations in upstate New York (Transegenderests Independence Club, Butterfly, and Expressing Our Nature) collaborated to create four newsletters for the trans and crossdressing communities between 1988 and 1989. In 1993, Expressing Our Nature published two newsletters on their own.... more
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
970. Vanguard
This collection includes ten 'zines created and published by Vanguard from 1966-1967 and a retrospective 'zine created in 2011. Contributors to Vanguard were LGBTQ youth from the streets of the Tenderloin district in San Francisco. These 'zines contain poems, art, and articles that reflect the... more
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.
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