The University Archives and Special Collections department in the Joseph P. Healey Library at UMass Boston was awarded a Research Inventory Grant from Mass Humanities in June 2017. This allowed us the opportunity to devote a significant amount of time and resources to acquire, arrange, and describe the papers of noted Boston fiber artist, educator, and artist activist, Theresa-India Young. View the finding aid for the Theresa-India Young papers here. An exhibit showcasing materials from the collection is planned for June 2018 at the Grossmann Gallery in the Joseph P. Healey Library. The following is a presentation that describes who Theresa-India Young was, her work, and the importance of the collection, followed by a description of the process of acquiring the papers, the grant project, lessons learned, and a conclusion.
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Bailey, Meghan, "Processing the Theresa-India Young Papers: A Research Inventory Grant Project" (2018). Joseph P. Healey Library Publications. 42.
Slides from the New England Archivists presentation, March 24, 2018.
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