Gallery view

1940

William Lawson Machmer sitting in office with gentleman looking at papers

Formal portrait of William Lawson Machmer. Taken from Special Collections website: Enjoying one of the longest tenures of any administrator in the history of the University of Massachusetts, William Lawson Machmer served under five presidents across 42 years, helping to guide the university through an economic depression, two world wars, and three name changes. During ... more

University Photograph Collection

1937

William Lawson Machmer

Formal portrait of William Lawson Machmer. Taken from Special Collections website: Enjoying one of the longest tenures of any administrator in the history of the University of Massachusetts, William Lawson Machmer served under five presidents across 42 years, helping to guide the university through an economic depression, two world wars, and three name changes. During his years as Dean, Machm... more

University Photograph Collection

1943

Hugh P. Baker and William L. Machmer chatting indoors

President Hugh P. Baker and Dean William L. Machmer, in formal tuxedos, chat indoors amidst other party-goers. Photo donated by Joseph Bornstein (Class of 1944), who left the University briefly to fight in the war then returned to graduate in 1947.

University Photograph Collection

1933 June

Graduates receive their diplomas during commencement ceremonies

Massachusetts - President Hugh P. Baker, Massachusetts Governor Joseph B. Ely, Trustee and Treasurer Fred C. Kenney and Dean William Machmer, all with their backs to the camera, greet and hand out diplomas to graduating seniors. "Commencement - 1933 M.S.C. - Prexy, Gov. Ely, Mr. Kenney, Dean Machmer" handwritten on back. "Janice Munson" also written on back. She was a member of the Cla... more

University Photograph Collection

1937

William Lawson Machmer

Formal portrait of William Lawson Machmer. Taken from Special Collections website: Enjoying one of the longest tenures of any administrator in the history of the University of Massachusetts, William Lawson Machmer served under five presidents across 42 years, helping to guide the university through an economic depression, two world wars, and three name changes. During ... more

University Photograph Collection

1949 June 7

Harvard Studio

Ralph Van Meter in commencement procession

Massachusetts - President Ralph Van Meter (center right, with folder) marches in the 1949 Commencement procession with Dean William Machmer at his side and recipients of Honorary Degrees, along with other faculty, following. Directly behind President Van Meter is General Robert M. Webster. The ceremony was held in front of Goodell Library. "Harvard Studio" stamped on back.

University Photograph Collection

1930

William Lawson Machmer

Formal portrait of William Lawson Machmer. Taken from Special Collections website: Enjoying one of the longest tenures of any administrator in the history of the University of Massachusetts, William Lawson Machmer served under five presidents across 42 years, helping to guide the university through an economic depression, two world wars, and three name changes. During ... more

University Photograph Collection

1935

Hugh P. Baker at a desk with William L. Machmer

Hugh P. Baker (President, Mass. State College, 1933-1947) at a desk in front of an office window with Dean William L. Machmer, Professor of Mathematics. President Baker holds a pair of glasses while watching Dean Machmer sign a paper. "Pres. Baker & Dean Machmer" handwritten on back.

University Photograph Collection

1937

Barnes, Lincoln Wade

Austin W. Fisher Jr. and Jabez F. Fisher at commencement

Massachusetts - Austin Wellington Fisher Jr. of the Class of 1937, second from left, receives his diploma from his grandfather, Jabez Franklin Fisher of the Class of 1871. President Hugh Potter Baker and Dean William Machmer stand to the elder Fisher's left while an identified man in academic robes stands besides the new graduate. "The Photo Shop, Lincoln W. Barnes, Amherst, Mass." and... more

University Photograph Collection

1943 May

William L. Machmer standing with two people while in academic robes

Dean William L. Machmer, in academic robes and holding a notebook, looks to the side along with an unidentified woman and a hidden man during commencement weekend.

University Photograph Collection