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Scope and Contents The Ames Family Collection is comprised of approximately 300 linear feet of archival records which document the Ames family of Easton, Massachusetts. The family’s multifaceted business enterprises extended beyond their well-known core business, manufacturing shovels. The Ames Family Collection complements the Stonehill Industrial History Center’s Arnold B. Tofias Industrial Archives, which documents the family’s shovel manufacturing businesses and the development of the town of Easton and...
Dates: ca. 1830 - 1930
Scope and Contents In the summer of 2002 a long-time employee of the Ames Company contacted the Stonehill Industrial History Center to inquire about the Center’s interest in acquiring historic materials from the company. In August 2002 Dr. Greg Galer, Curator of the Stonehill Industrial History Center, traveled to the Ames plant in Parkersburg, West Virginia to review archival Ames materials for potential donation to Stonehill College. The items were located at the former (1932 - 1999) headquarters of the Ames...
Dates: ca. 1850s - 1970s
Scope and Contents The Arnold B. Tofias Industrial Archives is comprised of approximately 1,500 linear feet of archival material plus approximately 2,600 artifacts. This finding aid does not include artifacts, but instead focuses on archival materials.The collection includes unique and extensive business and some personal records of Easton, Massachusetts’ Ames family and their shovel-making and associated enterprises. A few records in the collection date back to the late 18th century, but the bulk of...
Dates: late-18th century to mid-20th century
Dates: 20th Century
Scope and Contents In 1992, after retiring from the Brockton Enterprise, Mr. Germano decided to donate the cartoons created during his thirty-year career at the newspaper. There are over 2900 cartoons of which approximately 120 are duplicate copies. Germano’s cartoons range in size from around 8x9 inches to about 27x20 inches, with an average size of e 11x15 inches.Although when first hired his primary responsibility was sports cartoons, his responsibilities grew to include politics and other topics....
Dates: ca. 1960s - 1990s
Scope and Contents From 1925-1966, Joseph W. Martin Jr., served as Massachusetts Representative to the US Congress. During his tenure he served as Speaker of the House of Representatives twice and as Minority Leader for eight terms. His papers span his entire political career beginning with his early work in the Massachusetts legislature in 1916 until his death in 1968.At Stonehill’s first President’s Dinner in April 1961, Martin announced that he would leave his Papers to the College after his death....
Dates: 1900 - 1970
Scope and Contents The Stonehill College Archives and Special Collections are home to the personal and professional papers of 1956 alum Michael Novak. The Michael Novak Papers are a collection of Mr. Novak’s correspondence, family papers, writings by and about Mr. Novak, travel and lecture files, artifacts, and audio and video recordings of Mr. Novak.Materials for the Collection are actively collected from Mr. Novak’s office. Other donations may be accepted at the discretion of the College Archivist....
Dates: 1889 - 2017
Scope and Contents On August 23, 2016, Stonehill College acquired the Sister Margherita Marchione Collection on Pius XII. Sr. Margherita Marchione, MPF donated her collection of materials on Pope Pius XII to the College, which represents a significant body of knowledge on Pius XII, and consists of books, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, objects and ephemera, audio-visual media, and exhibit materials.College Archives staff finished processing the collection in the spring of 2019. Processing encompassed...
Dates: 1886 - 2016
Scope and Contents Overview:The Stanley A. Bauman Photograph Collection arrived at Stonehill College in 2007. Since its arrival at the College, Archives staff have been diligently processing and digitizing the collection to ensure its preservation and accessibility.Although Mr. Bauman did his utmost to protect his collection of roughly 500,000 negatives, environmental conditions caused damage to certain portions of the collection. Pests, temperature and...
Dates: 1946 - 2002
Scope and Contents As part of his estate William Rossi left a collection of books, papers, artifacts and other memorabilia related to his work as a podiatrist and in the shoe industry to the Brockton Shoe Museum. In November 2004, as part of the Museum’s partnership with Stonehill College, the collection was moved in its entirety from Mr. Rossi’s home in Marshfield, Massachusetts to the college’s archives located in the Martin Institute. Over the next two years the collection was cleaned, sorted and processed by...