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
Astronomer Charles Blumsack traveled extensively and his interest in astronomy showed in the postcard concentration of astronomical equipment and college astrology departments.
1143. 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 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
Represented are postcards of historical Truro, Massachusetts. The images depict mainly places, views, buildings, seaside activities, and natural settings. Dates range from 1905-1986.
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
1147. 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 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
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.
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
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
1153. Turnabout Publications
This collection contains three Turnabout Magazines and seven fictional Turnabout Books, published by Abbé de Choisy Press and Wholesale Book Corporation between 1965 and 1969. The magazines consist of articles, fictional stories, photographs, art and literature reviews, and makeup tips. The... more
1154. Twenty Minutes
These newsletters were published by The XX Club from 1988 to 1997. The newsletter was originally titled "Twenty Minutes" but was rebranded "Twenty" in 1991. These publications provided information to, and support for, members of the transgender community by publishing personal accounts as well... more
1155. Twilight People
‘Twilight People' is a landmark project that discovers and celebrates the hidden history of transgender and gender-variant people of faith in the UK, past and present. This collection is the first source of faith and transgender history in Britain. The project explores the narratives around... more
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
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
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
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
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