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Class of 1883 Class Day Box

Call Number: MS142
Scope and Contents: This collection contains a time capsule the Class of 1883 created of material that was pertinent to their class or symbolic of their times. The Class of 1883 buried the Class Day Box on campus and then dug it up at their 50th reunion in 1933. At the reunion, the Class of 1883 added newspapers, programs, and other memorabilia to the time capsule. This collection includes class manuscripts, programs, newspapers and a school publication, photographs, coins, a report, and a course catalog.
Dates: 1864 -- 1933

Faculty and Senior Class Photograph Yearbooks Collection

Call Number: UA118
Scope and Contents: These 45 photograph albums contain images of Tufts University faculty and graduating classes from 1858-1898. Graduating students could order which images they wanted to have included and thus volumes from the same year might contain different photographs. Other images may include group photos, campus and Medford-area landscapes and buildings, non-faculty staff, and family members. There are gaps in years throughout the collection. One album does not have a date. The condition of the...
Dates: 1858 -- 1905

Here and There at Tufts

Call Number: UP022
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of the physical edition of Here and There at Tufts from 1907 along with digital representations of several of its pages. This is a yearbook-like publication written by students from the Class of 1909. It was dedicated to William Rollin Shipman.
Dates: 1855 -- 1909

Historical Materials Collection

Call Number: UA136
Scope and Contents: This collection contains materials including artifacts, ephemera, memorabilia, ledgers, loose photographic prints, and audio and visual material relating to Tufts history for which no provenance can be assigned. The Audio Lab series contains lectures, panels, conferences, and performances at Tufts circa 1960-2000. Notable speakers include Ralph Nader, F. Lee Bailey, Robert Klein, Maya Angelou, Noam Chomsky, George McGovern, Dr. Benjamin Spock, Coretta Scott King, Allen Ginsberg,...
Dates: 1819 -- 2012


Call Number: UP019
Scope and Contents: This collection contains the unofficial Tufts student humor publication the Jumble. This publication was published in the school year 1950-1951 and resurrected for publication as the Jumble on the Tufts Campus in 1961.
Dates: bulk 1950 -- 1951, 1950 -- 1962

Medical Prescriptions Ledger

Call Number: MS140
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of one oversize ledger including prescriptions by various local doctors and pharmacists, largely from West Somerville but also including Cambridge. They are glued into the oversize ledger. It is currently unknown why a central ledger was kept that tracked prescriptions by various doctors and pharmacies by consecutive numbers.
Dates: 1909-05-04 -- 1910-08-11

Memory Books Collection

Call Number: MS075
Scope and Contents: This is an artificially created collection of scrapbooks, mixed photo albums, and diaries donated separately to Tufts University and compiled by alumni and faculty.
Dates: 1849 -- 1986

Senior Honors Theses

Call Number: UA005
Scope and Contents: The collection is made up of theses written by undergraduate students from various departments as part of the requirements for honors in their department. All students are asked to deposit copies of their theses in the archives, but not all do so, therefore the collection is incomplete. The earliest thesis dates from 1929, but most date from the 1960s onward.

Some theses may be under an embargo and not available online until the end of the embargo period.
Dates: bulk 1960 -- 2014, 1929 -- 2015


Call Number: UP001
Scope and Contents: This collection contains bound volumes of the literary magazine from 1874 to 1965. The "Collegian" and later the "Tuftonian" contain literary works written by Tufts students, including poetry, essays, short fiction, and, in later years, drawings and photographs. Originally, the Collegian also included notes about alumni and their activities, but this was later discontinued. The Tuftonian also published admissions information and requirements, as well as a general outline...
Dates: bulk 1874 -- 1965, 1874 -- 1965

Tufts College Board of Overseers Records

Call Number: UA179
Scope and Contents: This collection contains a bound volume of the minutes of the Board of Overseers from 1899-1907, plus a file including the Board's bylaws and also two letters of resignation dated 1906.
Dates: 1899 -- 1907