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Amherst College. Library


Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Amherst College Library Bookplates Collection

Identifier: MA.00133

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.

Dates: 1828-1989

Amherst College Library History Collection

Identifier: MA.00105
Abstract The Amherst College Library History Collection, 1850-1965, contains materials compiled by former Librarian Newton F. McKeon. Mr. McKeon assembled these materials to write a history of the Amherst College Library. This history, however, was never written. The Library History Collection includes McKeon's notes, copies of library reports and records, ephemera dating from the 19th century, and published and unpublished articles and reports about the Amherst College Library. Most of the material...
Dates: 1850-1987; Majority of material found within 1850-1965

Amherst College Library Records

Identifier: MA.00106
Abstract The Library Records document the development of the Amherst College Library. Despite the time span (1833-1977), the records provide incomplete information about the administration of the Library. The records best document the library holdings (1833-1938), and particular functions, such as classification. The Records include correspondence, accession logs, annual reports, in-house manuals and procedures statements, some financial records, printed catalogs, and shelf lists. The administrative...
Dates: 1833-1977; Majority of material found within 1876-1933

Fletcher, William I., [1906]

 File — Box 11, Folder: 37

Freshman Reading Room, administrative records and photographs, 1935 - 1939

 File — Box 10: [Barcode: BG 10], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

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.

Dates: 1935 - 1939
Digital Collection: Kennedy Convocation Collection (Selections)
Digital Collection: Kennedy Convocation Co...

Kennedy Convocation Collection

Identifier: MA.00121

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.

Dates: 1962-2003

Library Committee, 1967-1969

 File — Box 5, Folder: 28
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

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.

Dates: 1967-1969

Morrow Papers [Microform]

Identifier: MA.00029
Abstract The microfilmed papers document the professional, public service, and personal activities of Dwight W. Morrow (1873-1931). They reflect Morrow's multiple roles and commitments as lawyer, international financier, statesman, public servant, alumnus, and board member. The 167 rolls of filmed papers include: extensive correspondence; memoranda and reports; subject files; meeting minutes; speech transcripts and printed articles; scrapbooks; clippings files. The material dates from 1877 to 1933,...
Dates: 1877-1933 1900-1931

Portraits and Signatures Collection

Identifier: MA.00077

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.

Dates: circa 1825-1900