Ralph A. Van Meter (President, 1948-1954) standing indoors with four men and looking on as Massachusetts Governor Christian A. Herter swears in a new Trustee. "With the best wishes of Christian A. Herter" signed on front. "Swearing in the new Trustee M. Perry" and "Governor Herter, President Van Meter, New Trustee "Perry", Phillip Whitmore (Justice)" handwritten on back.
Ralph A. Van Meter (Acting President, 1947-1948 then President, 1948-1954) sitting at his office desk and using a telephone. A fireplace with a knotty pine mantle is in the background. "Van Meter, Ralph A. (President 1947-54)" is handwritten on back.
Portrait of Joseph W. Bartlett, Trustee of the University of Massachusetts from 1934-1960, sitting at a desk, writing and smoking a cigarette. Bartlett Hall was named after him. Written on the back of the photograph: To be returned to Joseph W. Bartlett, Esq., 294 Washington St., 8th floor, Boston 8, Mass. Stamped on back of photo: Credit warning - The following credit ... more
Ralph A. Van Meter (President, 1948-1954) standing in front of a building entrance with his wife and a group of men and women. "Best wishes, Robert F. Bradford" signed on front. "Ralph with Col. Wm. M. Todd, Oct. '48" handwritten on back.
1954 June 6
Formal head and shoulders portrait of President Ralph A. Van Meter (1948-1954). "Dr. Ralph A. Van Meter, Retired Pres of University of Mass.", "President Van Meter" and "Honorary LLD, U.Mass., June 6, 1954" handwritten on back. "University News Service, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts" stamped on back.