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J. Seelye Bixler (AC 1916), Trustee Emeritus, 1976 January 23, 1976 May 14

 File — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

Subject coverage: Childhood in Amherst: Julius Seelye (grandfather) in his retirement, "Bessie" Seelye, Amherst Presidential Inaugurations; George Harris, Prexy Meiklejohn, George D. Olds, Pease, Stanley King, Charlie Cole, Cal Plimpton, Bill Ward, Student opinion of Meiklejohn, Opinion of Garman's Administration, on obtaining his M.A., Amherst Town in the 1920's, Fraternities and Alpha Delta Phi; friends, initiation, goat, literary exercises, Friends outside of Alpha Delta Phi, Chi Psi, Phi Kappa Psi, John Mason Tyler, The faculty at Amherst, Glee Club and other musical groups; Gene Stinson, Required Chapel, Student debates and speakers in the chapel on the subject of the war, Robert Frost's visits to Amherst and Commencement speech, Calvin Coolidge's visits, Fred Griffin


  • Creation: 1976 January 23
  • Creation: 1976 May 14


Conditions Governing Access

Access to original recordings is restricted for preservation purposes, researchers may use digital surrogates instead.


From the Collection: 1.5 Linear feet (1 archives box, 1 half archives box, 1 flat box, 1 negative box)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Amherst College Archives and Special Collections Repository

Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
61 Quadrangle Drive
Amherst MA 01002-5000
(413) 542-2299