CREDO Tributes

The photos of tributes below are part of the University's Special Collection known as Credo. "Credo is an online repository containing the digital collections held by the UMass Amherst Libraries’ Department of Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA). SCUA presently houses more than 40,000 linear feet of archives and rare books, the vast majority of which are available only to users who are able to visit our collections in person."

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Pioneer class of 1871 memorial rock, ca. 1921
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1871​

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West campus, M.A.C., Amherst, Mass., ca. 1910
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1872 Tree

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Class of 1873, undated
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1873 Tree​.

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Olmstead Road looking north toward Memorial Hall and Old Chapel, ca. 1920, Photo: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1875.

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Class of 1876 tree, ca. 1926
Type: Plaque
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1876

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Twelve men from the class of 1876 under class tree, ca. 1926
Type: Plaque
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1876

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Chapel and Class Tree
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1878

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Class of 1878 Class Tree being chopped down and removed, ca. 1990
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1878

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North College
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1879 Ivy

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Class of 1881 sitting on the front steps of North College, 1878
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1881

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Class of 1882 at 50th reunion, June 11, 1932
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1882

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1882 MAC Fountain
Type: Fountain
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1882 Fountain

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1882 MAC Fountain
Type: Fountain
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1882 Fountain

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Class of 1883 at 40th reunion, ca. 1923
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1883

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The Drill Hall, M.A.C., Amherst, Mass., ca. 1915
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1884

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Members of the class of 1888 pose in front of the home of Mr. and Mrs. Field at a reunion in June, 1938. Jonathan E. Holt is on the bald man on the left in a dark suit, and Herbert Loomis has a short beard and is in the back row, June 1938
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1888

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Class photo of 1889 taken in front of Durfee Plant House during freshman year, 1885
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1889

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Members of the class of 1890 pose in front of a backdrop, ca. 1890
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1890

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Members of the class of 1890 pose with canes, gloves and bowler hats in front of a backdrop. Fred A. Smith is pictured with an x above his head., ca. 1890
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1890

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Class of 1892 posing outside at their 50th reunion. Back row: Faneuf, Rogers, Knight, Williams, Lyman, Willard, Field, and Toylor. Front row: Emerson, Boynton, Holland, 1942
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1892

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Members of the class of 1896 on Mt. Holyoke, October 11, 1893
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1896

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Members of the class of 1897 standing outside, 1913
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1897

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1898 rope pull team, September 18, 1895
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1898

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Class of 1906 students: group portrait on stairs of unidentified building, ca. 1906
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural Class of 1906

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Class of 1907 in front of the veterinary science building, ca. 1907
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural Class of 1907

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Class of 1910 students pruning an apple tree, ca. 1910
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1910

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Class of 1911 surveying the landscape with tripods, ca. 1911. University Photograph Collection (RG 130). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural Class of 1911

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Class of 1913 portrait outside Clark Hall, 1913. University Photograph Collection (RG 130). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural Class of 1913

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David Gourley Studios (Wakefield, Mass.). Class of 1914 at 60th reunion, 1974. University Photograph Collection (RG 130). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1914​

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Barnes, Lincoln Wade. Class of 1915 reunion , ca. 1915. University Photograph Collection (RG 130). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1915

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Class of 1916 tree and stone marker, ca. 1914
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1916

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Class of 1918 reunion in front of Student Union, ca. 1958
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1918

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Barnes, Lincoln Wade. Class of 1921 at fifth reunion, June 1926. University Photograph Collection (RG 130). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1921

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1921 MAC Class Bench
Type: Bench
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1921

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Barnes, Lincoln Wade. Class of 1922 in graduation robes, 1922. University Photograph Collection (RG 130). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1922

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Barnes, Lincoln Wade. Class of 1923 women graduates, ca. June 1923. University Photograph Collection (RG 130). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1923

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Class of 1924 planting class tree during reunion, June 1929
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1924

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Reunion parade with Class of 1933, ca. June 1956. University Photograph Collection (RG 130). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Type: Tree
Dedication: Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1933

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Dwight W. Allen speaking into a microphone, ca. 1970
Type: Plaque
Dedication: Dwight William Allen (born August 1, 1931​). Professor of Education 1962-1978; Dean of the School of Education 1968-1975.

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Arnold House and Hamlin House, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: Sarah Louise Arnold (1859-1943). Trustee 1926-1932; Deam Emerita of Simmons College; National President of the Girl Scouts.

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

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Hugh P. Baker standing in front of building construction, 1946
Type: Building
Dedication: 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, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: Joseph Warren Bartlett (1876-1960). Trustee 1934-1960; Chair 1945-1960.

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Buildings and Grounds, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: Joseph Warren Bartlett (1876-1960). Trustee 1934-1960; Chair 1945-1960.

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Dr. Phillip Bezanson, ca. 1961
Type: Building
Dedication: 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: Brooks Barn Complex, UMass Amherst, December 2007
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Nathaniel I. Bowditch, 1924
Type: Building
Dedication: 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, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Nathaniel I. Bowditch, 1921
Type: Building
Dedication: 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
Type: Building
Dedication: William Henry Bowker (1850-1916). Trustee 1885-1916; Founder of Bowker Fertilizer Co.

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William H. Bowker, ca. 1914
Type: Building
Dedication: William Henry Bowker (1850-1916). Trustee 1885-1916; Founder of Bowker Fertilizer Co.

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Boyden Gymnasium, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Boyden Gymnasium, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Alden C. Brett, ca. 1963
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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William P. Brooks standing among pines, 1934
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Harry Dunlap Brown, ca. 1965
Type: Building
Dedication: 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
Type: Building
Dedication: 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, Photo: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Kenyon L. Butterfield, ca. 1924
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Campus Pond
Type: Pond
Dedication: Campus Pond

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Campus Pond
Type: Pond
Dedication: Campus Pond

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Alexander E. Cance, 1923
Type: Building
Dedication: Alexander Edmond Cance (born 1874). Professor of Agricultural Economics 1909-1942; Head, Dept. of Agricultural Economics 1912-1935.

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William Michael Cashin, ca. 1949
Type: Building
Dedication: William Michael Cashin (1896-1969). Trustee 1949-1969; Originial Trustee member of the UMass Building Authority.

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 Chain Link Maze
Type: Maze
Dedication: Chain Link Maze

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

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Old Chapel, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Chenoweth Lab, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Chenoweth Lab, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Walter W. Chenoweth stirring a pot on stove, in laboratory, ca. 1941
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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William S. Clark, ca. 1876
Type: Garden
Dedication: 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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Clark Hall, Photo: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Helen Curtis sitting indoors with Mrs. Isabelle C. Gonor, new Assistant Dean of Women, 1959
Type: Garden
Dedication: Helen Curtis Cole (1909-2007). First Dean of Women 1945-1973.

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Dedication ceremonies for the Conte Polymer Center: Corinne Conte cutting the ribbon, April 12, 1996
Type: Building
Dedication: Silvio O. Conte (1921-1991). US Representative from 1st MA District 1959-1991.

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Harvey Firestone, Calvin Coolidge (with sap bucket), Henry Ford, and Thomas Edison (l. to r.) seated on a porch, Grace Coolidge looking on, ca. 1924
Type: Building
Dedication: 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 Dormitory (House), undated
Type: Building
Dedication: Charlotte Mignon "Lotta" Crabtree (1847-1924). Actress; comedian; university benefactress.

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Crabtree Dormitory (House), undated
Type: Building
Dedication: Charlotte Mignon "Lotta" Crabtree (1847-1924). Actress; comedian; university benefactress.

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Guy Chester Crampton, 1915
Type: Building
Dedication: Guy Chester Crampton (1881-1951). Professor of Entomolgy and Insect Morphology 1911-1947.

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Mark's Meadow Elementary School
Type: Building
Dedication: Marquis "Mark" Fayette Dickinson Jr, Esq. (died 1915). Lecturer in Rural Law 1870-1878; Trustee 1905-1913.

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Mark's Meadow Elementary School
Type: Building
Dedication: Marquis "Mark" Fayette Dickinson Jr, Esq. (died 1915). Lecturer in Rural Law 1870-1878; Trustee 1905-1913.

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Dickinson Hall and tennis courts, looking to southwest, ca. October 1959
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Student strike the ROTC outside Dickinson Hall, ca. 1970
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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James Draper, ca. 1887
Type: Building
Dedication: 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
Type: Building
Dedication: 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
Type: Building
Dedication: William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (1868-1963). Historian; author; reform leader; author of Souls of Black Folk in 1903.

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Students listen to speach, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (1868-1963). Historian; author; reform leader; author of Souls of Black Folk in 1903.

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W. E. B. Du Bois, son Burghardt, wife Nina, 1898
Type: Building
Dedication: William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (1868-1963). Historian; author; reform leader; author of Souls of Black Folk in 1903.

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Kitty and Mike Dukakis (hand over face) walking hand-in-hand at the 25th Anniversary of the March on Washington, August 27, 1988
Type: Garden
Dedication: Katharine Dickson Dukakis (born December 26, 1936). American author, wife of former Massachusetts governor and U.S. presidential candidate Michael Dukakis.

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Durfee Greenhouses
Type: Building
Dedication: Nathan Durfee (1799-1876). Trustee and Trustee Treasurer 1863-1976; 1878 INDEX dedication.

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Durfee Greenhouses
Type: Building
Dedication: Nathan Durfee (1799-1876). Trustee and Trustee Treasurer 1863-1976; 1878 INDEX dedication.

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The Durfee Plant House
Type: Garden
Dedication: Nathan Durfee (1799-1876)

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Pink poles at Durfee Garden
Type: Garden
Dedication: Nathan Durfee (1799-1876)

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Dwight Hall, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Minnie Dwight, ca. 1950
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Farley Lodge, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: "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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George Louis Farley, ca. February 1921
Type: Building
Dedication: "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
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Charles H. Fernald
Type: Building
Dedication: 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
Type: Building
Dedication: Eugene Field (1850-1895). Journalist; author; poet; lived in Amherst 1856-1866.

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Field Hall
Type: Building
Dedication: Eugene Field (1850-1895). Journalist; author; poet; lived in Amherst 1856-1866.

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Fisher Lab
Type: Building
Dedication: Jabez F.​ Fisher, Lecturer in Market Gardening 1869-1870

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Fisher Lab
Type: Building
Dedication: Jabez F.​ Fisher, Lecturer in Market Gardening 1869-1870

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Flint Lab
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Flint Lab, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Faculty members of the Shubenacadie Club, ca. 1942. University Photograph Collection (RG 120_1). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Type: Building
Dedication: 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
Type: Building
Dedication: Henry Flagg French (1813-1885). First President of MAC 1864-1866; Judge; Assistant US Treasury secretary 1976-1885.

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Furcolo Hall, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: Foster Furcolo (1911-1995). US Representative 1949-1952; Massachusetts State Treasurer 1952-1955; Massachusetts Governor 1957-1961.

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Garber Field astroturf installation project. The Southwest Dormitory Complex can be seen in the background, June 1997
Type: Field
Dedication: Richard Franklin Garber (1928-1994). Professor of Physcial Education; Distinguished Teaching Award 1970; Lacrosse Coach 1954-1990.

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Lacrosse coach, Dick Garber talking with player at Umass vs. BC game, 1975
Type: Field
Dedication: Richard Franklin Garber (1928-1994). Professor of Physcial Education; Distinguished Teaching Award 1970; Lacrosse Coach 1954-1990.

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Class Day in front of Goessmann Laboratory, June 1931
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Goessmann, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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 from north walk, November 18, 1960
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Henry Hill Goodell: half-length portrait with hand in coat, 1897
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Gorman, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: Edwin Daniel Gorman (1912-1961). Trustee; Massachusetts State Representative from Holyoke 1951-1961.

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Gorman, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: Edwin Daniel Gorman (1912-1961). Trustee; Massachusetts State Representative from Holyoke 1951-1961.

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Grayson Dorm, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Greenough Hall, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: James Carruthers Greenough (1829-1924). Seventh President of MAC 1883-1886.

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James C. Greenough, ca. 1886, Photo: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Type: Building
Dedication: James Carruthers Greenough (1829-1924). Seventh President of MAC 1883-1886.

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Grinnell Arena, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: James S. Grinnell (1821-1900). Trustee 1879-1900.

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Veterinary Science, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: James S. Grinnell (1821-1900). Trustee 1879-1900.

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Hamlin House, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: Margaret Pomeroy Hamlin (1881-1962). Agricultural Counselor for Women in Stockbridge 1918-1934; first Placement Officer for Women 1934-1948.

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Margaret Hamlin sitting indoors, working at desk, ca. 1935
Type: Building
Dedication: 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
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Hasbrouck Lab, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Hasbrouck Lab, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Philip B. Hasbrouck, ca. 1906
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Veterinary Science, 1966
Type: Building
Dedication: William H. Hatch. Minister; US Representative; prime mover in federal funding of experiment stations.

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Herter Hall
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Herter Hall
Type: Building
Dedication: 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, ca. 1931
Type: Building
Dedication: Curry Starr Hicks (1885-1964). Professor and Physical Education Division Head 1911-1949; 1918 and 1932 INDEX dedications.

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People in front of old chapel building 1945
Type: Bell
Dedication: Warren Elmer Hinds (1876-1936). First PhD granted at UMass Amherst in 1902. 

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Warren Hinds
Type: Bell
Dedication: Warren Elmer Hinds (1876-1936). First PhD granted at UMass Amherst in 1902. 

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Robert Powell Holdsworth, ca. 1953
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Eugene M. Isenberg: portrait, seated at a desk, May 2, 1995
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Buildings and Grounds, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: Andrew C. Knowles III (died 2009). Trustee 1980-1989; chairman 1986-1988.

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Andrew C. Knowles III, 1984
Type: Building
Dedication: Andrew C. Knowles III (died 2009). Trustee 1980-1989; chairman 1986-1988.

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Knowlton Dorm, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: Helen Knowlton (1879-1941). Professor of Home Economics 1924-1941, first Head of the Homestead 1928.

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

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Lottie Leach, 1933
Type: Building
Dedication: Lottie A. Leach (Mrs. Joseph A.) Trustee 1932-1936 and 1945-1952; Chairman of the UMass Advisory Council for Women.

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Buildings and Grounds, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: John William Lederle (1912-2007). Fifteenth UMass Amherst President 1960-1970; Professor of Government 1970-1982.

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John W. Lederle, Angie Lederle, Pamela Lederle and Thomas Lederle, ca. 1960
Type: Building
Dedication: John William Lederle (1912-2007). Fifteenth UMass Amherst President 1960-1970; Professor of Government 1970-1982.

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Lewis and Thatcher dormitories, Mass. State College, Amherst, Mass., ca. 1940
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Edward M. Lewis, ca. 1926
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Northeast Residential Area, 1971
Type: Building
Dedication: Mary Mason Lyon (1797-1849). Educator and founder of Mt. Holyoke College in 1837.

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Dwight and Mary Lyon
Type: Building
Dedication: Mary Mason Lyon (1797-1849). Educator and founder of Mt. Holyoke College in 1837.

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Machmer Hall, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Students protesting outside Machmer Hall during the Strike of 1970, ca. May 1970
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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William Lawson Machmer sitting in office with gentleman looking at papers, ca. 1949
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Anderson Alexander MacKimmie, 1948
Type: Building
Dedication: 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, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Governor Bradford signing the bill to change the name to University of Massachusetts, Senator Ralph C. Mahar, and President Hugh Potter Baker looking on, 1947
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Campus Views, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: Joseph Sol Marcus (1921-1985). Professor of Civil Engineering 1948-1984.

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Joseph S. Marcus, ca. 1955
Type: Building
Dedication: Joseph Sol Marcus (1921-1985). Professor of Civil Engineering 1948-1984.

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

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

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

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Marston, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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George A. Marston relaxing, 1977
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Jean Paul Mather sitting with students, ca. 1956
Type: Building
Dedication: Jean Paul Mather (1914-2007). First Provost 1953-1954; Fourteenth UMass Amherst President 1954-1960; 1956 and 1960 INDEX dedications.

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Jean Paul Mather at home with his family, October 5, 1957
Type: Building
Dedication: Jean Paul Mather (1914-2007). First Provost 1953-1954; Fourteenth UMass Amherst President 1954-1960; 1956 and 1960 INDEX dedications.

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William E. McEwen, ca. 1973
Type: Building
Dedication: William Edwin McEwen (1922-2002). Professor of Chemistry and Head of the Chemistry Dept. 1962-1977.

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Warren Pierce McGuirk, sitting at desk with pen in hand, ca. 1950
Type: Building
Dedication: 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
Type: Building
Dedication: Ruth H. McIntire (1921-1997). Professor of Cooperative Extension.

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New Africa House - formerly known as Mills House, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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George F. Mills, ca. 1890
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Frank C. Moore and Harold Boutelle, ca. 1935
Type: Building
Dedication: Franklin Cochrane Moore (born 1879). Professor of Mathematics 1918-1948; Head of the Mathematics Dept. 1941-1948.

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

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

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Morrill, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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
Type: Building
Dedication: 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, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: William D. Mullins (1930-1984). State Representative 1976-1984.

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Mullins Convocation Center, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: William D. Mullins (1930-1984). State Representative 1976-1984.

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Munson Hall, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: Willard Anson Munson (1881-1951). Director of the UM Extension Service 1926-1951.

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Students sitting in the basement of the UMass Amherst Campus Center, ca. November 3, 1972
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Campus Pond-Winter, 1960
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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William Brown Nutting, ca. 1960
Type: Bench
Dedication: William Brown Nutting (1918-1994). Professor of Zoology 1948-1965.

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Paige Lab, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: James B. Paige (1861-1921). Head of the Veterinary Science Dept. 1891-1922.

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Veterinary Science, 1927
Type: Building
Dedication: James B. Paige (1861-1921). Head of the Veterinary Science Dept. 1891-1922.

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Charles H. Patterson, 1926
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Charles Peters, Albert Parsons, and Ralph Drury holding class signs at 1954 reunion, 1954
Type: Building
Dedication: Charles Adams Peters (1875-1973). Professor of Chemistry 1911-1945; 1943 INDEX dedication.

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

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Portrait of Walter E. Prince, ca. 1930
Type: Building
Dedication: Walter Everett Prince (1881-1953). Professor of English and Public Speaking 1912-1950; Debating coach 1913-1943; 1934 INDEX dedication.

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Portrait unveiling, June 4, 1967
Type: Plaque
Dedication: Albert William Purvis (1903-1984). Professor of Education 1936-1956; First Dean of the School of Education 1956-1967.

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John W. Lederle, Shannon McCune, Albert W. Purvis and Gilbert L. Woodside, ca. 1965
Type: Sculpture
Dedication: Albert William Purvis (1903-1984). Professor of Education 1936-1956; First Dean of the School of Education 1956-1967.

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Frank Rand, ca. 1927
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Arnold Rhodes, ca. 1957
Type: Garden
Dedication: Arnold Densmore Rhodes (1912-1998). Professor of Forestry 1939-1974. Head of the Dept. of Forestry and Wildlife Management 1957-1974.

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George Robert Richason seated at office desk reviewing a slide, ca. 1967
Type: Building
Dedication: George Robert Richason Jr. (born 1916). Professor of Chemistry 1946-1976; departmental administrator 1976-present.

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Skinner Hall, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Skinner Hall, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Skinner Hall, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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George W. Spiro, ca. 1981
Type: Building
Dedication: George W. Spiro (1948-1997). Professor of Business Management 1981-1997; Acting Dean of the School of Management 1985-1987.

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Stockbridge Hall, undated, Photo: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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George E. Stone wearing polka dot tie and straw boater hat, ca. 1900. University Photograph Collection (RG 120_2). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Type: Tree
Dedication: George Edward Stone (1860-1941), Class of 1886, Plant Physiologist and Pathologist, Professor of Botany at Massachusetts Agricultural College​. 

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George E. Stone standing with a group of men, 1935. University Photograph Collection (RG 120_2). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Type: Tree
Dedication: George Edward Stone (1860-1941). Class of 1886, Plant Physiologist and Pathologist, Professor of Botany at Massachusetts Agricultural College​.

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

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Lewis and Thatcher Halls
Type: Building
Dedication: Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher (1872-1933). Eleventh MAC/MSC President 1927-1933; Professor of Agricultural Chemistry 1933.

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Thayer, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: Funds for construction donated in memory of Eleanor A. Thayer.

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Veterinary Science, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: Funds for construction donated in memory of Eleanor A. Thayer.

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View down hallway in Thompson Hall, 1989
Type: Building
Dedication: John F. Thompson (1920-1965). State Representative from Ludlow, MA 1949-1965; Speaker of the House 1958-1964; UMass advocate.

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Poultry, 1926
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Oswald Tippo, 1937
Type: Tree
Dedication: Oswald Tippo

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Oswald Tippo accepting contribution from students, ca. January 1971
Type: Garden
Dedication: Oswald Tippo (1911-1999). Provost 1964-1970; Chancellor 1070-1971; Commonwealth Professor of botany 1971-1972; INDEX dedications 1969 and 1972.

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Tobin, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Tobin Hall Fire, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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John W. Haigis Sr. with Maurice J. Tobin, 1945
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Double rainbow above the Joseph Troll Turf Research Center, UMass Amherst, 2005
Type: Building
Dedication: Joseph Troll, Professor of Turf Management 1957-1988.

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Joseph Troll, ca. 1965
Type: Building
Dedication: Joseph Troll, Professor of Turf Management 1957-1988.

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Van Meter Dorm, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Ralph A. Van Meter cutting an enormous pie, January 1949
Type: Building
Dedication: 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 Dorm, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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William Wheeler, ca. 1924
Type: Building
Dedication: 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
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Edward A. White, ca. 1895
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Whitmore Administration Building, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: Philip Ferry Whitmore (1892-1962). Trustee 1929-1962; President of the Alumni Association 1927-1929; State Representative 1950-1962.

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Whitmore Administration Building, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Wilder Hall, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Marshall P. Wilder, 1850
Type: Building
Dedication: 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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Hadley Farm, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: William & Mary Young. Co-owners of the Young Meadow Farm.

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Hadley Farm, undated
Type: Building
Dedication: William & Mary Young. Co-owners of the Young Meadow Farm.

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