This collection consists of items from the Thomas W. Fels 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 Commonwealth.
Thomas W. Nason was born and raised in Billerica, Massachusetts in 1889. After finishing high school, he held a series of business-related jobs and it was only after a brief time spent in France during World War I that he began to teach himself the art of printmaking. He made extensive use of... more
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, 1823-1911, was an abolitionist, author, Civil War colonel of the 1st South Carolina Volunteers, and Unitarian minister from Cambridge, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1841, and went on to study theology at Harvard Divinity School. Higginson became... more
This collection consists of items from the Thomson & Thomson/New England News Company photographic collection, ca. 1904-1916 (PC048) 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... more
The Tichnor Brothers Collection contains approximately 25,000 office proofs of postcards of the United States published by the Boston firm Tichnor Brothers Inc. These are color postcards with a linen texture dated ca. 1930-1945. The concentration is on American vacation places.
1146. Tiffany Club Documents
This collection includes eleven documents from May 1978 to December 1978 pertaining to the Tiffany Club, a social club in the greater Boston area for cross-dressers, their families, and friends. Merissa Sherrill Lynn, the founder, held the Tiffany Club's first organizational meeting in her home... more
The attorney Tom Behrendt has worked for years in the cause of civil rights for people with mental disabilities. A past president and long-time member of the Board of Directors of the National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy, Behrendt served previously as Legal Director... more
A screenwriter and visual artist, Tom Benedek majored in film as an undergraduate at UMass Amherst, earning the distinction of becoming the first graduate of the Bachelor’s Degree with Individual Concentration program in 1971. From early in his college career, Benedek worked as a... more
Growing up in Elmont, Long Island and Teaneck, New Jersey, Tom Weiner attended Trinity College before facing the draft in 1971. After failing the physical and mental examination, Weiner studied alternative education in England, Europe, and Israel on a Watson Fellowship. Upon his... more
1150. Topsfield Maps
This is a collection of historic maps drawn or printed in the past that fosters study and comprehension of the geography or geographical ideas of the time and place in which it was produced. There are also historical maps that are modern maps made to illustrate some past geographical situation... more
The first Tour de Sol was organized in Switzerland in 1985 to build awareness and support for innovation in solar vehicles, and the American offshoot began four years later under the aegis of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association. Part solar car demonstration and part race... more
1152. Town of Boston
This collection consists of items from the Town of Boston 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.
1153. Town plans, 1794
For the compilation of a state map, each town in Massachusetts (including those in the five eastern counties now part of Maine) was required by Resolves 1794, May Sess, c 101 (June 26, 1794) to make a town plan based on a survey no more than seven years old, to be submitted to the state... more
A collection of documents from the Noble & Cooley archives that reflect the American toy manufacturing industry during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including various product and production statistics.
This collection consists of items from the Trade card albums collection (EP003) 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.
1156. Trade Catalog Collection
A collection of tool, manufacturing equipment, building material, musical instrument, and other catalogs dating from the late-19th century to the mid-20th century. These catalogs shed light on the industrial revolution at its peak. Many catalogs depict manufacturing facilities and are well... more
The Transgender Archives at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, is the world's largest collection of rare print, archival documents and ephemera relating to the history of pioneering activists, community leaders, and researchers who have contributed to the betterment of... more
1158. Transgender Tapestry
Founded by Merissa Sherrill Lynn, Transgender Tapestry was a magazine published from the late 1970s to the early 2000s by the Tiffany Club and later by the International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE). The publication went through several names changes including "The TV-TS Tapestry,"... more
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.