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Harold Alfond Management Center
Tribute Type: Building

Harold Alfond (1914-2007). Founder and CEO of Dexter Shoe Co. 1957-1993; Philanthropist, part owner of Boston Red Sox 1978-2007.

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Arnold House
Tribute Type: Building

Sarah Louise Arnold (1859-1943). Trustee 1926-1932; Deam Emerita of Simmons College; National President of the Girl Scouts.

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Baker Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Hugh Potter Baker (1878-1959). Twelfth MSC President 1933-1947; 1934 and 1947 INDEX dedications; Executive secretary American Paper and Pulp Association 1920-1928.

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Bartlett Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Joseph Warren Bartlett (1876-1960). Trustee 1934-1960; Chair 1945-1960.

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Beaubein Lounge
Tribute Type: Building

David James Beaubein (1934-2007). Trustee 1980-1981; Member Massachusetts Board of Regents of Higher Education.

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Bezanson Recital Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Philip T. Bezanson (1916-1975). Composer; Head of the Music Department 1964-1975; most famous work "Golden Child" was preformed in 1960 on TV's Hallmark Theatre.

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Blaisdell House
Tribute Type: Building

Matthew Louis Blaisdell. Assistant Professor of Animal Husbandry and Superintendent of Farms 1947; Associate Professor 1955; Head of Station Service 1955; Head of Department of Research and Production Service 1960

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Peter and Denise Bloom Honors Advising Center
Tribute Type: Building

Peter '78 and Denise Bloom '79, strong supporters of the UMass Cross Country and Track & Field programs who provided volunteer leadership to the Commonwealth Honors College and generous support for the facility.

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Bowditch Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Nathaniel Ingersoll Bowditch (died 1945). Trustee 1896-1945; National and State 4-H leader; President of the Massachusetts Society for the Promotion of Agriculture.

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Bowditch Lodge
Tribute Type: Building

Nathaniel Ingersoll Bowditch (died 1945). Trustee 1896-1945; National and State 4-H leader; President of the Massachusetts Society for the Promotion of Agriculture.

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Bowker Auditorium
Tribute Type: Building

William Henry Bowker (1850-1916). Trustee 1885-1916; Founder of Bowker Fertilizer Co.

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Boyden Gymnasium
Tribute Type: Building

Frank Learoyd Boyden (1879-1972). Trustee 1943-1949 & 1953-1969. Honorary Chairman 1969-1972; Chair 1961-1969; Headmaster, Deerfield Academy 1902-1968.

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Brett Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Alden Chase Brett (1889-1970). Trustee 1943-1964; Founder of the UMass Building Association and UMass Foundation; Chair of the Alumni Building Fund; Treasurer of Hood Rubber Co.

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Brooks Hall
Tribute Type: Building

William Penn Brooks (1851-1938). Professor of Agriculture & Soil Fertility 1888-1921; Acting President MAC 1905-1906; Director Agriculture Experiememt Station 1906-1917; 1938 INDEX dedication; Professor and President of Imperial College of Agriculture, Sopporo, Japan 1877-1887.

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Brown Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Harry Dunlap Brown (1892-1969). Trustee 1940-1968; President of the Associate Alumni; Massachusetts State Representative 1929-1934.

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Mullins Convocation Center, undated
Tribute Type: Building

George Gerald Burke. UMA Basketball player; Patron UMA Athletic Hall of Fame 1981; Inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame 1996; Chancellor's Medal 2001; Former Mayor of Quincy, MA; Attorney.

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Butterfield Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Kenyon Leech Butterfield (1868-1935). Ninth MAC President 1906-1924; Head of the Division of Rural Social Science; 1911 INDEX dedication.

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Cance Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Alexander Edmond Cance (born 1874). Professor of Agricultural Economics 1909-1942; Head, Dept. of Agricultural Economics 1912-1935.

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Cashin Hall
Tribute Type: Building

William Michael Cashin (1896-1969). Trustee 1949-1969; Originial Trustee member of the UMass Building Authority.

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Joseph S. ​Chamberlain
Tribute Type: Building

Joseph S. ​Chamberlain (1870-1953), a former Professor of Chemistry.

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Chapel
Tribute Type: Building

Under the cornerstone is a copy of the original charter of the University Of Massachusetts Agriculture College, an '82 index containing pictures of the Presidents, a copy of the last cycle, and several daily papers.

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Chase Career Center
Tribute Type: Building

Irwin "Mike" Chase. Vice President of Ryan, Beck, and Co. Longmeadow.

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Chenoweth Lab
Tribute Type: Building

Walter Winfred Chenoweth (1871-1945). Professor of Pomology and Horticulture 1912-1941; Founder and first Dept. Head of the Food Science and Technology Dept. 1918-1941.

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Clark Hall
Tribute Type: Building

William Smith Clark (1826-1886). Third President of the Massachusetts Agricultural College (now UMass) 1867-1879; Professor of Botany 1867-1879; Colonel in US Army; Civil War veteran - 21st Massachusetts Regiment; Massachusetts State Representative; First President of the Imperial College of Agriculture Sapporo, Japan 1876-1877.

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Silvio O. Conte National Polymer Research Center
Tribute Type: Building

Silvio O. Conte (1921-1991). US Representative from 1st MA District 1959-1991.

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Coolidge Hall
Tribute Type: Building

John Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933). Thirtieth US President 1923-1929; Governor of MA 1919-1921; State Representative and Senator; Northampton Mayor 1910-1911.

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Crabtree Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Charlotte Mignon "Lotta" Crabtree (1847-1924). Actress; comedian; university benefactress.

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Crampton Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Guy Chester Crampton (1881-1951). Professor of Entomolgy and Insect Morphology 1911-1947.

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Crotty Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Dedicated to James Crotty, an economist at UMass, and his wife Pamela Crotty, a longtime town meeting member.

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Dakin House
Tribute Type: Building

Winthrop Saltonstall "Toby" Dakin. Trustee.

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Dallas Room
Tribute Type: Building

Bernard L. Dallas (1943-1968). Student Athlete; President of the Class of 1966; Football Captain 1965; Athletic Hall of Fame 1971.

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Tribute Type: Building

Roberta O. Day (born 1932). Professor of Chemistry 1979-2002.

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Dickinson House
Tribute Type: Building

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (1830-1886). Poet and resident of Amherst from 1830-1886.

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Mark's Meadow Elementary School
Tribute Type: Building

Marquis "Mark" Fayette Dickinson Jr, Esq. (died 1915). Lecturer in Rural Law 1870-1878; Trustee 1905-1913.

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Dickinson Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Walter Mason Dickinson (1856-1898). MAC Professor of Military Science 1891-1896; 1897 INDEX dedication; Captain in the US Army. Died at the battle of El Caney in Cuba during the Spanish American War. Buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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Isenberg School of Management
Tribute Type: Building

William E. Dodge

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Draper Hall
Tribute Type: Building

James Draper, Trustee 1889-1907.

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W. E. B. Du Bois and Shirley Graham Du Bois on board the S. S. Liberte, August 1958, August 1958
Tribute Type: Building

Shirley Graham Du Bois (November 11, 1896 - March 27, 1977). Musicologist, playwright, novelist and political activist, wife of W.E.B. Du Bois.

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Class of 1973 Commencement, 1973
Tribute Type: Building

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (1868-1963). Historian; author; reform leader; author of Souls of Black Folk in 1903.

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Duda Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Frank Duda. Staff Technician, College of Engineering for 40 years; Chancellor's citation 1987.

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Durfee Greenhouses
Tribute Type: Building

Nathan Durfee (1799-1876). Trustee and Trustee Treasurer 1863-1976; 1878 INDEX dedication.

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Dwight Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Minnie E. Ryan Dwight (Mrs. William R.) (1873-1957). Woman's Advisory Council 1923-1957; first woman to recieve an honorary degree from UMA; editor and publisher of the Holyoke Transcript 1930-1957.

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The Josephine White Eagle Memorial Cultural Center in Chadbourne
Tribute Type: Building

Josephine White Eagle (1934-1989). Assistant Professor of Education 1988-1989; member of the Ho-Chunk Indian Nation.

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Farley Lodge, undated
Tribute Type: Building

"Uncle" George Louis Farley (1873-1941). Extension Professor of Agricultural Education; State leader of 4-H County Club Agents 1916-1941.

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Fernald Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Charles Henry Fernald (1838-1921). Professor of Zoology and Lecturer in Veterinary Sciences 1886-1919; Acting President MAC 1892; First Graduate School Director 1909-1910; Honorary Director of the Gradute School 1910-1921; 1906 INDEX dedication.

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Field Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Eugene Field (1850-1895). Journalist; author; poet; lived in Amherst 1856-1866.

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Fisher Lab
Tribute Type: Building

Jabez F.​ Fisher, Lecturer in Market Gardening 1869-1870

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Flint Lab
Tribute Type: Building

Charles Louis Flint (1824-1889). Fourth President of MAC 1879-1880; Lecturer 1868-1872; Trustee Secretary 1863-1885; First Secretary of the State Board of Agriculture 1853-1880.

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French Dining Room
Tribute Type: Building

Daniel Chester French (1880-1931). American sculptor (Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., Concord Minuteman, and John Harvard Statue in Harvard Square); son of the first MAC President Henry Flagg French.

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French Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Henry Flagg French (1813-1885). First President of MAC 1864-1866; Judge; Assistant US Treasury secretary 1976-1885.

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Furcolo School of Education
Tribute Type: Building

Foster Furcolo (1911-1995). US Representative 1949-1952; Massachusetts State Treasurer 1952-1955; Massachusetts Governor 1957-1961.

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Goessmann Chemistry Lab
Tribute Type: Building

Charles Anthony Goessmann (1827-1910). Professor of Chemistry and Head of the Chemistry Dept. 1869-1907; Director of the Agricultural Experiment Station 1882-1907; 1909 INDEX dedication; One of the famous "Faculty of Four".

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Goodell Building
Tribute Type: Building

Henry Hill Goodell (1839-1905).  Professor of Modern Languages and English Literature 1967-1903; Acting President of MAC 1883; Eighth President of MAC 1886-1905; Director of the Hatch Experiment Station 1888-1905; College Librarian 1885-1899; 1896 INDEX dedication; Massachusetts State Representative 1885-1886.

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Gordon Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Glen Gordon (born 1931). Professor of Political Science 1964-2003; Head of the Political Science Dept. 1970-1984; Acting Provost 1991-1994; Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences Dept. 1984-1991 and 1995-; Distinguished Teacher Award 1969.

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Gordon Box Office
Tribute Type: Building

Robert Danton Gordon (born 1924). Trustee 1964-1978; President of the Associate Alumni. & Wife, Nancy Miller Gordon

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Gorman Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Edwin Daniel Gorman (1912-1961). Trustee; Massachusetts State Representative from Holyoke 1951-1961.

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UMass Police Department, formerly based in Dickinson Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Michael Grabieck (1967-2001). Detective Lieutenant in the UMass Amherst Police Dept.

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Gorman Hall
Tribute Type: Building

David Grayson (1870-1946). Journalist-author; Pulitzer Prize winner who wrote under the pen name of Ray Stannard Baker; was the brother of UMass Amherst's twelfth president Hugh P. Baker; lived on Sunset Avenue in Amherst 1910-1946.

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Louis & Hilda Greenbaum Gallery
Tribute Type: Building

Louis & Hilda Greenbaum Gallery. Named in honor of the co-founder of the University Honors Program (predecessor to Commonwealth Honors College) and his wife, who were generous donors to the facility.

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Louis S. Greenbaum Classroom
Tribute Type: Building

Named in honor of Louis S. Greenbaum​, the co-founder of the University Honors Program (predecessor to Commonwealth Honors College), who was a generous donors to the facility.

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Greenough Hall
Tribute Type: Building

James Carruthers Greenough (1829-1924). Seventh President of MAC 1883-1886.

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Grinnell Arena, undated
Tribute Type: Building

James S. Grinnell (1821-1900). Trustee 1879-1900.

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Gunness Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Christian I. Gunness (1882-1946). Professor of Agricultural Engineering 1914-1946; First Head of the Engineering Dept. 1937-1946.

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Gunness Engineering Student Center
Tribute Type: Building

Robert Charles Gunness, Vice-Chairman, President and Director of Standard Oil of Indiana; son of C.I. Gunness.

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Hamlin Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Margaret Pomeroy Hamlin (1881-1962). Agricultural Counselor for Women in Stockbridge 1918-1934; first Placement Officer for Women 1934-1948.

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Hasbrouck Lab, undated
Tribute Type: Building

Philip Bevier "Billy" Hasbrouck (1870-1924). Professor of Mathematics and Physics 1895-1924; Registrar 1905-1924; 1900, 1910, and 1926 INDEX dedications.

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Hatch Laboratory
Tribute Type: Building

William H. Hatch. Minister; US Representative; prime mover in federal funding of experiment stations.

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Herter Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Christian Archibald Herter (1895-1966). State Representative 1931-1943; Speaker 1939-1943; US Congressman 1943-1953; Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 1953-1957; US Secretary of State 1959-1961.

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Curry Hicks Physical Education Building
Tribute Type: Building

Curry Starr Hicks (1885-1964). Professor and Physical Education Division Head 1911-1949; 1918 and 1932 INDEX dedications.

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Hills North & South
Tribute Type: Building

Henry Francis Hills (1833-1896). Leading proponent of bringing the agricultural college to Amherst; MAC Trustee 1865-1878.

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Holdsworth Natural Resource Center
Tribute Type: Building

Robert Powell Holdsworth (born 1890). Professor of Forestry and pioneer forester and conservationist 1930-1958; Head of the Forestry Dept. 1933-1956.

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Melvin Howard Classroom Wings
Tribute Type: Building

Named in honor of Melvin Howard ’57; Founding Chairman of the Commonwealth Honors College Advisory Board and generous donor to the facility.

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Isenberg School of Management
Tribute Type: Building

Eugene M. Isenberg (1929 - 2014). Alumnus of the Year 1997, single largest donor to UMA in June 1997 ($6 million); CEO Nabors Industries, Ltd.

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Johnson Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Anna McQueston Johnson (Mrs. Clifton) (1876-1954). Trustee 1918-1954; author; world traveler; Member of the UMass Advisor Council for Women 1921-1944; cofounder of the Hadley Farm Museum.

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John Francis Kennedy Champions Center
Tribute Type: Building

John Francis Kennedy, alumus of UMass Amherst and Lowell.

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Former Location of Hills North & South
Tribute Type: Building

David C. Kinsey (1930-1998). Professor Of Education 1975-1997.

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Knowles Engineering Building
Tribute Type: Building

Andrew C. Knowles III (died 2009). Trustee 1980-1989; chairman 1986-1988.

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Knowlton Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Helen Knowlton (1879-1941). Professor of Home Economics 1924-1941, first Head of the Homestead 1928.

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Lawrence Riding Arena, Photo: UMass Equine and Livestock Research and Education Farm
Tribute Type: Building

Robert P. Lawrence. DVM. Veterinarian and UMass benefactor.

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Leach Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Lottie A. Leach (Mrs. Joseph A.) Trustee 1932-1936 and 1945-1952; Chairman of the UMass Advisory Council for Women.

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John (Jack) Allen Leaman Jr.
Tribute Type: Building

John (Jack) Allen Leaman Jr. (1932-2004). Assistant Basketball Coach 1960-1966; Head Basketball Coach 1966-1979; Woman's Basketball Coach 1986-1987; athletic consultant; color broadcaster; two time New England Basketball Coach of the Year.

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Lederle Graduate Research Center (LGRC)
Tribute Type: Building

John William Lederle (1912-2007). Fifteenth UMass Amherst President 1960-1970; Professor of Government 1970-1982.

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Lewis Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Edward Morgan Lewis (1872-1936). Professor 1911-1925; Dean of the College 1914-1925; Acting President of MAC 1913-1914, 1918-1919, and 1924-1925; Tenth MAC President 1926-1927; 1922 INDEX dedication.

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Mary Lyon Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Mary Mason Lyon (1797-1849). Educator and founder of Mt. Holyoke College in 1837.

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Machmer Hall
Tribute Type: Building

William Lawson Machmer (1883-1953). Professor of Mathematics 1911-1945; Head of Mathematics Dept. 1935-1940; Dean of the University 1926-1953; Dean of the Lower Division 1950-1953; 1915 and 1953 INDEX dedications.

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Mackimmie Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Alexander Anderson Mackimmie (1878-1950). Professor of French, Spanish, and History 1908-1948; Dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Head of the Department of History and Sociology 1926-1948; 1916 and 1929 INDEX dedications.

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Mahar Auditorium
Tribute Type: Building

Ralph C. Mahar (1912-1962). State Representative 1937-1944; State Senator from Orange, MA 1945-1962; advocate of state aid for school construction and regionalized education; submitted legislation for MSC to UMass name change.

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Marcus Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Joseph Sol Marcus (1921-1985). Professor of Civil Engineering 1948-1984.

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Marshall Laboratory
Tribute Type: Building

Charles E. Marshall (died 1927). Professor of Microbiology and Director of the Graduate School at Massachusetts Agricultural College.

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Marston Hall
Tribute Type: Building

George Andrew Marston (1908-1999). Professor of Mathematics and Engineering 1933-1963; Head of the Engineering Dept. 1947-1953; First Dean of the College of Engineering 1953-1963.

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Mather Building
Tribute Type: Building

Jean Paul Mather (1914-2007). First Provost 1953-1954; Fourteenth UMass Amherst President 1954-1960; 1956 and 1960 INDEX dedications.

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UMass Police Department, formerly based in Dickinson Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Gail​ Mathews

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William E. McEwen, ca. 1973
Tribute Type: Building

William Edwin McEwen (1922-2002). Professor of Chemistry and Head of the Chemistry Dept. 1962-1977.

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Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium
Tribute Type: Building

Warren Pierce McGuirk (died 1981). Professor of Physcial Education 1941-1971; Athletic Director 1948-1971; Dean of the School of Physical Education.

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McIntire House
Tribute Type: Building

Ruth H. McIntire (1921-1997). Professor of Cooperative Extension.

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McNamara Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Elizabeth Laura McNamara (1869-1957). Trustee 1937-1957; Member of the University Advisory Council for Women; Director of the Extension Division of the State Department of Education; first woman member of the Democratic National Committee.

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UMass Police Department, formerly based in Dickinson Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Gertrude Miller (died circa 1990). UMass Amherst Police Chief Secretary.

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Mills Hall (New Africa House)
Tribute Type: Building

George Franklin Mills (1839-1924). Professor of Latin and English 1890-1914; Dean of the College 1907-1914; Treasurer; 1898 INDEX dedication.

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Moore Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Franklin Cochrane Moore (born 1879). Professor of Mathematics 1918-1948; Head of the Mathematics Dept. 1941-1948.

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Morrill Science Center
Tribute Type: Building

Justin Smith Morrill (1810-1898). US Representative and Senator from Vermont; author of the Land Grant Colleges Bill of 1862.

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Robert J. Morrissey, seated, holding a plaque and gifts in front of three unidentified women and one man, ca. 1978
Tribute Type: Building

Robert J. Morrissey (1915-1995). Supervisor of the branch campus at Fort Devens 1946-1948; Placement Officer 1948-1971; Director of Placement and Financial Aid 1971-1973; Director of Alumni Placement 1973-1977.

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Mullins Convocation Center
Tribute Type: Building

William D. Mullins (1930-1984). State Representative 1976-1984.

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Munson Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Willard Anson Munson (1881-1951). Director of the UM Extension Service 1926-1951.

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Murray D. Lincoln Campus Center
Tribute Type: Building

Murray Danforth Lincoln (1892-1966). President of CARE, Inc. 1945-1957; President of the National Cooperative Business Association 1941-1965; President of the Ohio Farm Bureau Cooperative Association -- later named Nationwide Insurance Co.

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Professor W. Brian O'Connor Lecture Hall
Tribute Type: Building

W. Brian O'Connor, Emeritus Professor. B.A. St. Michael's College, 1962. M.S., Purdue University, 1966. Ph.D., Purdue University, 1967.

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John W. Olver Design Building
Tribute Type: Building

Name in honor of former U.S. Rep. John W. Olver who was instrumental in making this a showcase wood structure.

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O'Neil Communications Studio
Tribute Type: Building

Ed O'Neil (1939-2002). Governor's Outstanding Performance Citation Award 1985; Communication Dept. AV Technician 1959-1997; Devoted departmental citizen.

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Paige Lab
Tribute Type: Building

James B. Paige (1861-1921). Head of the Veterinary Science Dept. 1891-1922.

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George N. Parks Minuteman Marching Band Building
Tribute Type: Building

George N. Parks (May 23, 1953–September 16, 2010). Director of the Minuteman Marching Band from 1977 until 2010.

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Patterson Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Charles Henry Patterson (1863-1933). Professor of English 1916-1933; Department Head of English 1918-1933; Acting Dean of the College 1918-1921; 1930 INDEX dedication.

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Peters Auditorium
Tribute Type: Building

Charles Adams Peters (1875-1973). Professor of Chemistry 1911-1945; 1943 INDEX dedication.

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Pierpont Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Mildred "Millie" Pierpont (1892-1962). Dean's Office Principal Clerk and Scheduling Supervisor 1919-1962; 1949 INDEX dedication.

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Door to Pinkham Seminar Room
Tribute Type: Building

Jennifer L. Pinkham (born 1955). Instructor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

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Prince Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Walter Everett Prince (1881-1953). Professor of English and Public Speaking 1912-1950; Debating coach 1913-1943; 1934 INDEX dedication.

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Procopio Room
Tribute Type: Building

Paul N. Procopio (born 1919). Professor and Assoc. Dept. Head of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning 1947-1983.

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Tribute Type: Building

Frank S. Pulaski. Lecturer in Chemical Engineering 1968-1999.

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Tribute Type: Building

John L. Ragle. Professor of Chemistry 1954-1997.

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Fine Arts Center, Rand Theater
Tribute Type: Building

Frank Prentice Rand (1889-1971). Professor of English 1914-1960; Head of the English Dept. 1933-1955; Acting Dean of the School of Liberal Arts 1948-1955; 1931 INDEX dedication; poet; writer.

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George Robert Richason seated at office desk reviewing a slide, ca. 1967
Tribute Type: Building

George Robert Richason Jr. (born 1916). Professor of Chemistry 1946-1976; departmental administrator 1976-present.

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Tribute Type: Building

Roger T. Riikonen. Class of 1961 President.

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Robsham Visitors Center
Tribute Type: Building

Paul E. Robsham Jr. (1963-1983).

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Tribute Type: Building

Dr. Dan Rosenfeld.

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Mills Hall (New Africa House)
Tribute Type: Building

Augusta Savage (1892-1962). Sculptor.

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Skinner Hall, undated
Tribute Type: Building

Edna Lucy Skinner (1880-1958). Professor and Advisor Women 1919-1946; First Dean of the School of Home Economics 1945-1946.

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Aaron and Irma Spencer Classroom
Tribute Type: Building

Aaron & Irma Spencer. Named in honor of the former Chairman of the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education; Mr. Spencer championed the idea of the Commonwealth Honors College and was generous donor to the facility.

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George W. Spiro, ca. 1981
Tribute Type: Building

George W. Spiro (1948-1997). Professor of Business Management 1981-1997; Acting Dean of the School of Management 1985-1987.

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Goessmann Chemistry Laboratory
Tribute Type: Building

Howard Stidham, Professor of Chemistry.

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Stockbridge House (University Club)
Tribute Type: Building

Levi Stockbridge (1820-1904). First MAC Farm Superintendent 1867-1869; Professor of Agriculture 1869-1880; Acting President of MAC in 1876; Fifth President of MAC 1880-1882; Massachusetts State Representative 1855-1856, 1870-1872, 1883-1885; Massachusetts State Senator 1865-1866.

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Stockbridge Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Levi Stockbridge (1820-1904). First MAC Farm Superintendent 1867-1869; Professor of Agriculture 1869-1880; Acting President of MAC in 1876; Fifth President of MAC 1880-1882; Massachusetts State Representative 1855-1856, 1870-1872, 1883-1885; Massachusetts State Senator 1865-1866.

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Thatcher Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher (1872-1933). Eleventh MAC/MSC President 1927-1933; Professor of Agricultural Chemistry 1933.

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Thayer, undated
Tribute Type: Building

Funds for construction donated in memory of Eleanor A. Thayer.

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Thompson Hall
Tribute Type: Building

John F. Thompson (1920-1965). State Representative from Ludlow, MA 1949-1965; Speaker of the House 1958-1964; UMass advocate.

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Tillson House
Tribute Type: Building

David H. Tillson; hired as a farm superintendent for Massachusetts Agricultural College in 1879; worked with the school’s horticultural department through 1886.

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Tobin Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Maurice Joseph Tobin (1901-1953). State Representative 1926; Mayor of Boston 1937; Governor of Massachusetts 1945-1947; US Secretary of Labor 1948. 

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Ruth J. Totman Gymnasium
Tribute Type: Building

Ruth Jane Totman (1894-1989). Professor and Head of the Physical Education for Women Dept. 1943-1964.

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Double rainbow above the Joseph Troll Turf Research Center, UMass Amherst, 2005
Tribute Type: Building

Joseph Troll, Professor of Turf Management 1957-1988.

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Van Meter Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Ralph Albert Van Meter (1893-1954).Extension food preservation specialist 1917; Professor of Pomology 1923-1948; Head of the Pomology Dept. 1936-1948; Head of the Division of Horticulture 1931-1945; Dean of the School of Horticlture 1945-1946; Acting President 1947-1948; Thirteenth President of UMass Amherst 1948-1954; 1948 and 1954 INDEX dedications.

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Webster Hall
Tribute Type: Building

Noah Webster (1758-1843). Lexicographer; author of the American Dictionary of the English Language first published in 1828; moved to Amherst in 1812; served in the Massachusetts State Legislature; co-founder of Amherst College in 1821.

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Wheeler Dorm
Tribute Type: Building

William Wheeler (1851-1932). Professor of Mathematics and Engineering; Trustee 1888-1928; Chairman 1926-1928; President of Hokkaido University 1877-1880; prominent hydroelectric engineer.

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The Durfee Plant House, M.A.C., Amherst, Mass., ca. 1909
Tribute Type: Building

Edward Albert White (1872-1943). Superintendent of Greenhouses 1895-1897; Professor of Floriculture 1906-1913; Founder of the first Dept. of Agriculture at MAC in 1906.

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Philip. F. Whitmore Administration Building
Tribute Type: Building

Philip Ferry Whitmore (1892-1962). Trustee 1929-1962; President of the Alumni Association 1927-1929; State Representative 1950-1962.

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Wilder Hall, undated
Tribute Type: Building

Marshall Pickney Wilder (1798-1886).Trustee 1863-1886 and pioneer in agricultural education in Massachusetts; Founder of the New England Horticultural Society 1929; MIT Founder and Trustee 1861-1876; Founder of the State Board of Agriculture 1852.

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Furcolo School of Education
Tribute Type: Building

Raymond Wyman (born 1915). Professor of Education 1949-1977; International authority on audiovisual education.

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Hadley Farm, undated
Tribute Type: Building

William & Mary Young. Co-owners of the Young Meadow Farm.

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