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University of Massachusetts Amherst
W.E.B. DuBois Library
Campus Center
Amherst MA , 01003
Phone: (413)545-0284
FAX: (413)545-6873
WWW Page: http://scua.library.umass.edu/
Institution Contact(s):
  Robert Cox, Head of Special Collections and University Archives (413)545-2780 rscox@library.umass.edu
Hours: M-Th 8:00AM-MIDNIGHT F 8:00AM-10:00PM Sa 9:00AM-10:00PM Su 10:00AM-MIDNIGHT
Seasonal Hours:
  Summer Hours: M-Th 8:00AM-6:00PM F 8:00AM-5:00PM Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM Closed Sunday
Closings: Hours subject to change during semester breaks and holidays
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
  TTY/TDD Americans with Disabilities Act accessible Assistive devices available Handicapped parking Closed captioned televisions
Bibliographic Utility:
  OCLC/NELINET
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
Name: Special Collections and Archives
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Robert Cox, Head of Special Collections and University Archives (413)545-2780 rscox@library.umass.edu
FAX: (413)545-6873
Hours: Monday-Friday: 9:30am-5pm
Collections: 21
Formats: 4,000 linear feet of manuscripts 7,000 linear feet of archives 15,000 volumes of monographs 3 newspapers 750 maps 90,800 photographs 4,000 pamphlets 775 reels of microforms 2 sets of microforms 3,230 audio tapes 300 video tapes 80 oral histories 10 8mm. motion picture reels 200 16mm. motion picture reels 150 linear feet of ephemera 300 realia/artifacts
Collection Description:
  University of Massachusetts Records (Finding Aid) (Images)
African American Studies (Finding Aid)
Business (Finding Aid)
Cross-Cultural and Ethnic Studies (Finding Aid)
Labor (Finding Aid)
Literary and Fine Arts (Finding Aid)
Local History (Finding Aid)
Natural Sciences (Finding Aid)
Politics and Diplomacy (Finding Aid)
Religion and Theology (Finding Aid)
Rural Life and Agriculture (Finding Aid)
Social Action and Peace (Finding Aid)
Social Service Agencies (Finding Aid)
Technology (Finding Aid)
Women's Studies (Finding Aid)
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only Access only in reading room, supervised All or part of the collection(s) not accessible
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff Self-service copying for a fee Institution will produce microfilm copies for a fee Restrictions on scanners Restrictions on lights for videotaping/photographing Per project page limit set
Loans: Loans for exhibits only Special loans for certain materials
Finding Guides Available:
  General repository guide Guide to monographic collection Guides for manuscript collection Guides for archives' records groups Guide to photographic collection Guide to specific microfilm collection(s) Specialized indexes
Directions: FROM THE NORTH: Take I-91 South to exit 25. At the end of the ramp, turn left and follow the road to the intersection. Turn right onto Routes 5 and 10 South. Go 1 mile then turn left onto Route 116 South. Proceed 8 miles to UMASS exit. Take a left at the end of the ramp onto Massachusetts Ave. FROM THE SOUTH: Take I-91 North to exit 19 (Northampton / Amherst). Take a right onto Route 9 and go approximately 4.5 miles to Route 116 North (left turn at the lights). Proceed 1 mile to UMASS exit. Take a right at the end of the ramp onto Massachusetts Ave. FROM THE EAST OR WEST: Take I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike) West to exit 4 (West Springfield) onto Route I-91 North. Take Route I-91 to exit 19 (Northampton / Amherst). Take a right onto Route 9 and go approximately 4.5 miles to Route 116 North (turn left at the lights). Go 1 mile to the UMASS exit. Take a right at the end of the ramp onto Massachusetts Ave. GETTING TO THE CAMPUS CENTER PARKING GARAGE: From Massachusetts Ave. (after exiting from Route 116). At the second set of lights, turn left onto Commonwealth Ave. (Boyden Gymnasium is on the corner of Commonwealth and Massachusetts Avenues). At the next set of lights, turn right onto Campus Center Way. Proceed up Campus Center Way. The entrance to the garage is at the top of the hill on the right.
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