Amherst College. Hitchcock Society of Inquiry
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence and literary manuscripts - mostly orations, disputations and essays - written by Amherst College alumni. The collection includes materials of such individuals as Henry Ward Beecher, John Quincy Adams, William Austin Dickinson, and Edward Hitchcock.
The collection consists of official records and associated material of approximately ninety clubs and organizations (excluding fraternities) affiliated with Amherst College from its founding in 1821 to the present time. Included are founding records, minutes, financial records, membership lists, clippings, publications, correspondence, reports, photographs and other materials.
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.