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Amherst College Sabrina Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA.00172

Scope and Contents

The Sabrina Collection contains histories, correspondence, articles and photographs relating to the statue "Sabrina," donated to the College in 1857 and the object of pranks and interclass rivalry for much of the time since.

Dates

  • circa 1860-2010

Conditions Governing Access

There is no restriction on access to the Sabrina Collection for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests for permission to publish material from the Sabrina Collection for research use 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

2.5 Linear feet (1 records storage box, 2 archives boxes, 1 flat box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Histories, correspondence, articles and photographs relating to the statue Sabrina, donated to Amherst College in 1857 and the object of pranks and interclass rivalry for much of the time since.

Arrangement

This collection is organized into four series:

  1. Series 1: General, 1871-1998
  2. Series 2: Articles and Clippings, 1868-2006
  3. Series 3: Photographs, circa 1860-2006
  4. Series 4: Sabrina Materials of Newton F. McKeon (AC 1926), circa 1924-1982

Related Materials

  1. Smith, Winthrop, Halvor Seward and John Gibson. Sabrina, being the chronicle of the life of the goddess of Amherst College. Concord, NH: The Rumford Press, 1921.
  2. Shoop, Max. Sabrina, the class goddess of Amherst College. Springfield, Mass.: Loring-Axtell Co., 1910.
Status
Completed
Author
Mariah Sakrejda-Leavitt
Date
2007
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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