Special Collections And Archives

An Index to The Torch and other UMass Dartmouth Serial Publications

The Torch is UMass Dartmouth’s student newspaper.  It has been published weekly during the fall and spring academic terms since 1965.  It was known in its first years as the SMTI Torch, and later as the SMU Torch.  This index is a work in progress, and when completed, will cover the years 1965 to the present.  Other student and staff publications will be added as well, starting with the Observer, 1991-2003.  This is an index only.  To request a scan of a particular article from the original papers, please contact the Archives and Special Collections at 508-999-8684 or email the UMD Archives.

Digital Archives Collections - UMass Dartmouth Library Archives and Special Collections

The UMass Dartmouth Library Archives and Special Collections digital archives database features materials drawn from a variety of sources, including the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives, the Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Archives, the Archives of the Center for Jewish Culture, the UMass Dartmouth Historical Archives, the Howard T. Glasser Archives of Folk Music and Letter Arts, the Papers of Congressman Barney Frank, and the Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Archives. Archives staff are contiually adding new materials to these digital collections so be sure to check back frequently.

Massachusetts History Online

(Gale/InfoTrac) Contains full-text articles gathered from almost 50 sources that directly relate to Massachusetts history. (Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System).

Massachusetts Special Collections Directory

"A database of over 600 archives and manuscript collections in Massachusetts."

Portuguese-American Digital Newspaper Collections

(UMassD) - digitized versions of regional papers related to the Portuguese-American community. More Information