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Amherst College Salutations Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00151

Scope and Contents

The Salutations Collection is comprised of letters of commendation and formal greeting, proclamations and certificates presented to Amherst College on special occasions by other colleges and universities, as well as other cultural institutions. These greetings came to the College on special occasions such as the College's centennial and the inauguration of the college presidents.

Dates

  • circa 1920-ongoing

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There is no restriction on access to the collection for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests for permission to publish material from the collection should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Extent

2 Linear feet (3 oversize archives boxes, 1 flat box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Contains letters of commendation and formal greeting, proclamations and certificates presented to Amherst College on special occassions by other colleges and universities, as well as other cultural institutions.

Arrangement

The collection is unsorted

Creator

Status
Completed
Author
Peter A. Nelson
Date
2004
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Repository Details

Part of the Amherst College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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