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Winston Lavallee Collection, 1937-2005
A native New Englander, Winston Lavallee grew up in the Berkshires and attended UMass Amherst where he received his Ph.D. in entomology. He served as a professor for more than 35 years at Holyoke Community College and as a life-long advocate for the stewardship of natural resources... more
Winthrop Handwriting Collection
A collection of correspondence and signatures by historically significant persons, including politicians, statesmen and military leaders. Included among these are Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and... more
Winthrop Public Library and Museum Photographs
A collection of photographs, contemporary and historic, from the Winthrop Public Library and Museum.
Women Making History Now
This collection consists of items from the Women Making History Now collection hosted by Framingham State University, Henry Whittemore Library. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Working Materials Collection
Working materials donated to the Boston Architectural College Library by either individuals or family members of individuals who have been either members or honorary members of the Boston Architectural Club.
World War II Memorial Scrapbook, 1942-1948
The scrapbook was put together by Daisy V. Parker, and it contains photographs of Westborough soldiers and newspaper clippings about Westborough's involvement in World War II.
Worthington (Mass.) Tavern Account Book, 1826-1854
By the turn of the nineteenth century, the Hampshire County town of Worthington, Massachusetts, was a significant crossroads on the Boston-Albany Turnpike, belying its small size. The population in Worthington peaked at barely over 1,000 in 1810, and declined slowly thereafter, although it... more
Xpressions and Monarch Publications
This collection consists of items from the Xpressions and Monarch 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.
Yankee Publishing Incorporated Records, 1920-1922
An independent, family-owned corporation based in Dublin, N.H., Yankee Publishing Incorporated is widely known as publisher of Yankee Magazine and Old Farmer's Almanac, two of the most enduring sources of New England's image of itself. First published in 1935, Yankee has adapted... more
Yoshiaki Yamashita Photograph Album, ca. 1904
From 1903 to 1960, Professor Yoshiaki Yamashita of Tokyo traveled the United States providing instruction in the new martial art of judo. In Washington, D.C., he provided instruction for the sons and daughters of the nation's political and business elite and was brought to the White... more
Younghee Kim-Wait (Class of 1982)/Pablo Eisenberg Collection of Native American Literature
Includes works by Native American authors dating from 1772 to 1923. The collection encompasses a wide range of subjects, from fiction and poetry to philosophy and tribal histories. These material are held at Amherst College Archives & Special Collections in Amherst, MA.
Ziba B. Oakes Papers, 1852-1857
The letters in this collection document the business dealings of Ziba B. Oakes, a slave broker, who lived in Charleston, South Carolina. The letters were written by several business associates and cover all aspects of the slave trade such as pricing, selling instructions, and resolving problems... more