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Amherst College 1928 Olio Photographs and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00157

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the original photographs and artwork used in the 1928 Olio, along with some material from the 1926 Olio and additional photographs taken by White Studio, apparently taken under contract with the Olio. Also included is correspondence related to the editorial and business matters of the Olio's editorial committee.

Dates

  • 1925-1928

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.

Biographical / Historical

Photographs used in the 1928 Olio are labeled. Other photographs taken by White Studio were apparently taken under contract with the Olio. However, since the collection contains some material from the 1926 Olio, it is not possible to assign precise dates to all materials.

Extent

1 Linear feet (1 records storage box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Amherst College yearbook. Collection includes photographs and artwork used in the 1928 "Olio," along with some material from the 1926 "Olio," additional photographs and correspondence related to the editorial and business matters of the Olio's editorial committee.

Arrangement

The collection is unsorted.

Custodial History

The material in this collection was preserved by Barton W. Edgerton (AC 1928) Business Manager of the 1928 Olio. After Edgerton's death, his family returned the collection to the College.

Processing Information

Missing Title

Processed:
1988 May
By:
Deborah Pelletier

Creator

Status
Completed
Author
Deborah Pelletier
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