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UMass Lowell Course Catalogs
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205
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337
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This collection brings together course catalogs from UMass Lowell and its legacy institutions.
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Lowell (Mass.)
Greater Lowell Newspaper Archive
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96
ITEMS
32,963
VIEWS
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This collection brings together digitized copies of historical and contemporary newspapers from the Greater Lowell, Massachusetts area, including newspapers put out by schools, clubs, and other organizations beyond the traditional sources. All copies on here are available in high-quality, text searchable PDFs .
Topics: newspapers, merrimack valley, lowell massachusetts, umass lowell, uml
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In September 2009, Chancellor Marty Meehan and Provost Ahmed Abdelal established the Center for Irish Partnerships at UMass Lowell, one of six international partnership centers. The aim of these centers is to strengthen and coordinate ongoing international partnerships as well as to develop new education and research partnerships in areas of the world that pose strategically important opportunities. The Center had four directors: Dr. Frank Talty, Dr. Stephen McCarthy, Professor Ann Marie Hurley...
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Center for Irish Partnerships, CIP, Lowell (Mass.), Ireland
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The earliest incarnation of UMass Lowell, the Lowell Textile School was established in 1897. Modeled after the Polytechnical School at Philadelphia, the school originally opened in three rented rooms on Middle Street in downtown Lowell. The college offered three year diplomas in cotton or wool manufacture, design, or textile chemistry and dyeing. Tuition at the time was one hundred dollars. This collection brings together glass plate negative photographs of the faculty, students, and...
Topics: Lowell Textile Institute, LTI, UMass Lowell, UML
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
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234
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1,519
VIEWS
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Patrick "Pat" M. Malone is an industrial archaeologist and historian of technology. He holds a B.S. in General Engineering and History, and a Ph.D. in history. He is Professor Emeritus of American Civilization and Urban Studies and Director of the Urban Studies Program. His primary interests are the urban built environment and the history of industrial communities.  This collection of slide transparencies, the majority of which were taken in the Merrimack Valley between the...
Topics: Lowell (Mass.), urban architecture, locks, canals, industrial architecture
Tyrrell Richard Schein Collection
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88
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1,449
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After World War I (1914-1918), the New England textile industry began to deteriorate and many of Lowell’s textile companies moved south, merged, or closed creating a severely depressed economy by 1930s. In 1936, there were only 8,000 people employed in Lowell’s textile industry (the same as in 1836 compared to 22,000 in 1920). The nationwide depression in the late 1930s, forced the demolition of entire mill buildings or removal of sections to reduce the tax burden of these massive...
Topics: Lowell (Mass.), urban renewal, urban redevelopment
Southeast Asian Digital Archives
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239
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12,109
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The UMass Lowell Southeast Asian Digital Archive is a community-centered archive of cultural heritage materials from Southeast Asian American communities in the greater Lowell, Mass., region. SEADA homepage:  https://www.uml.edu/research/SEA-digital-archive/ UMass Lowell Libraries and Archival Collections main page: https://archive.org/details/@umass_lowell_libraries_and_archival_collections
Topics: southeast asia, digital archives, indochina, refugees, merrimack valley, lowell, massachusetts,...
Camara Collection
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134
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811
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During the summer of 1989, the Camara Family donated a collection of glass plate negatives. These negatives record life in the Portuguese Community circa 1905-1915. The exact identities of the people in the photos remain a mystery; it is believed that the photos depict members of the Portuguese community who came to Lowell from the Azores, Madeira, Cape Verde, and continental Portugal. Like many immigrants to Lowell, the Portuguese came looking for jobs. They found employment in the textile...
Topic: Portuguese Americans--Massachusetts--Lowell
The Films of the Vozeolas Brothers
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76
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3,703
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by El G. and Arthur G. Vozeolas
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From the 1940s to the 1970s, Lowell, MA brothers, El and Arthur Vozeolas made their own home-grown documentary films with 8mm and 16mm cameras as they attended civic events, football games and other major events in Lowell, and elsewhere. Working with their family, El Vozeolas donated the films to UMass Lowell, which preserved and digitized them in conjunction with the Hellenic Culture and Heritage Society. The project was funded in part by a grant from the Lowell Cultural Council,...
Topics: Lowell (Mass.), home movies, film
Walter Hayes Collection, The Allen House
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138
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360
VIEWS
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The following images are from the Walter E. Hayes Album. During the early 1900s, Walter Hayes was the chauffeur and groundskeeper of Governor Charles Herbert Allen’s residence “The Terraces” on Rolfe Street [now: University of Massachusetts Lowell, South Campus].  Biography of Charles Herbert Allen 1848-1934:  Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, April 15, 1848, he attended public schools, graduated from Lowell High School and Amherst College, Massachusetts. He engaged in the...
Topics: Lowell (Mass.), Charles Herbert Allen, Puerto Rico, Allen House, The Terraces, UMass Lowell, UML,...
The Text Archive
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500
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2,186
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The Text was the official student newspaper of the Lowell Textile School, and its successor schools, the Lowell Textile Institute, and the Lowell Technological Institute.
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Lowell (Mass.), newspaper
UMass Lowell Publications
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1,418
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34,302
VIEWS
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This collection brings together historical and contemporary periodicals such as literary magazines, yearbooks, course catalogs, and other relevant material published by UMass Lowell and its legacy institutions from the turn of the 20th century to the present day.
Topics: educational periodicals, yearbooks, literary magazines, literary periodicals, literary...
UMass Lowell Campus, Architectural History
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146
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1,845
VIEWS
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A collection of materials from UMass Lowell Libraries Collections, documenting the architectural history of the UMass Lowell campuses. Files include, photographs, drawings, surveys, and Cultural and Architectural reports ranging in date from the 1890’s to the present.
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Architecture
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The University of Lowell Hang Gliding Club was established in 1974 by faculty member Bill Blood and the late Dr. John Kelly, and was active until the early 1990s. They had events in such places in Claremont, NH and Groton, MA. The club also won several intercollegiate hang gliding competition awards. This collection consists primarily of photo and video of the club's activities, as well as the plans for an experimental graphite hang glider designed by ULowell student and club member Craig...
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, University of Lowell, Lowell (Mass.), Hang Gliding
UML Shuttle
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The Shuttle was a bimonthly publication produced by the UMass Lowell Office of Public Affairs during the 2000s. It was the primary means of communication for showcasing faculty achievements and university milestones. It had high production values and was printed on glossy stock.
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Lowell (Mass.)
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This collection is made up of yearbooks, literary magazines, and other materials published by educational institutions in the Greater Lowell, MA area.
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Greater Lowell Oral History Collection
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245
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2,873
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The Greater Lowell Oral History Collection is a compilation of oral history interviews from several oral history projects conducted by the Center for Lowell History, the Lowell National Historical Park, the Lowell Historical Society, the Library of Congress, as well as many other organizations that focus on the residents of the Greater Lowell, Massachusetts area, their culture, and their history. Sub-collections: "After the Last Generation: Lowell's Textile Workers, 1958-1998, Part I"...
Topics: oral history, Lowell (Mass.)
Lowell, MA City Documents
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68
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6,122
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This collection of official city documents issued by the City of Lowell, Massachusetts includes the Municipal Register along with the annual reports of the City's various departments and offices; it covers the years 1862 to 1928. All of the city documents were digitized by the Boston Public Library for the University of Massachusetts Lowell, and have been uploaded in high-quality, text searchable PDFs. The original physical copies of the city documents are housed at the UMass Lowell Libraries...
Topics: Lowell (Mass.), City of Lowell, MA, city documents, Massachusetts, UMass Lowell, UML
The Connector Archive
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326
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2,034
VIEWS
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" The Connector is the student newspaper and definitive source of student news at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. All editorial and staff positions are filled by volunteer students." The newspaper is printed by Turley Publications (Palmer, MA) and is distributed free of charge on Tuesdays during the academic year, as well as updated regularly online at umlconnector.com . The newspaper hearkens back to the days of Lowell Textile Institute when the newspaper was known as The...
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, newspaper, student newspaper
Butler Ames Collection Highlights
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353
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Butler Ames (1871 - 1954) was born in Lowell, the son of General Adelbert Ames and the grandson of General Benjamin Butler. He was a politician, soldier, engineer, inventor, and businessman. He held the offices of alderman of the city of Lowell, representative in the Massachusetts State Legislature, and congressman in the U. S. House of Representatives. Ames served in the military during The Spanish-American war and World War I, where he was Major General of the Massachusetts State Guard. He...
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Lowell (Mass.)
Niki Tsongas Social Media Collection
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128
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489
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Nicola Dickson Sauvage Tsongas served as the Massachusetts 3rd congressional district representative (2007--2019). The Niki Tsongas Social Media Collection was created by UMass Lowell Libraries to supplement ARCHIVEIT's work capturing Tsongas' web presence and focuses on preserving the Congresswoman's Instagram and Flickr accounts. These platforms give a comprehensive representation of her engagement with her constituents and documents public events that she sponsored or attended. In 2018,...
Topic: Niki Tsongas, Massachusetts, Lowell (Mass.)
Little Canada Lowell, MA
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66
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3,702
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When Lowell’s Little Canada neighborhood was torn down in 1964 to make way for urban redevelopment, it represented the end of an era. “L’ptit Canada” was home to the descendants of French Canadian mill workers who had settled in Lowell at the turn of the century, and its 325 buildings were populated by over 2500 French Canadians who owned the plurality of the 110 apartments, restaurants, and businesses in the area. It was a hub of French Canadian culture in the heart of the city; there...
Topics: Lowell (Mass.), Little Canada, French Canadian
LTC Lowell
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67
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19
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LTC is Lowell's community media center and has provided space and tools to individuals, students, seniors, businesses, and non-profit groups to create and share their messages and ideas since 1995! LTC is an independent 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that provides residents of Lowell and Surrounding areas the training and tools to create non-commercial television and radio programming that expresses their viewpoints and perspectives to the community at large. LTC members volunteer their...
Topics: LTC, Lowell (Mass.), UMass Lowell, UML