Amherst College. Library
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Approximately 222 bookplates and bookplate designs, circa 1828-1989, used in the Amherst College library. The collection also includes information about the history of some of the bookplates; a variety of printing blocks, engravings and other print masters, and a small amount of correspondence.
Regarding receipted bill for binding volumes for the Memorabilia Collection
Sub-series J: Williston Hall primarily contains images of the building, both interior and exterior. The Mather Art Collection of classical sculpture (plaster cast replicas) is well-documented in photographs and stereocards. Classrooms (chemistry, Greek and Latin, mathematics) are also represented. The documents pertain to the building's funding, as well as to maintenance and planned renovations.
Correspondence, press releases, news clippings, photographs and other materials documenting President John F. Kennedy's visit to Amherst College on October 26, 1963 for a special convocation at which he and poet Archibald MacLeish were awarded honorary degrees, and for a ground breaking ceremony for the Robert Frost Library.
Contains correspondence and other materials of the many panels, committees, and events that Hawkins was involved in. Highlights include SCLC's SCOPE project (in which Martin Luther King Jr. participated), which includes an audiotape of speeches, newspapers, and more. Several Amherst College academic committees are included, such as the Task Force on Admission and Financial Aid.
Artificial collection of engravings and photographs, predominantly portraits of a variety of individuals, as well as reproduced signatures. Subjects include American presidents, British monarchs, famous actors, Lord Jeffery Amherst, and others.