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Amherst College Record Books

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00208

Scope and Contents

Autograph books, registers, record books and logs relating to Amherst College students, alumni, administration and various college events and topics from the founding of the College to the early 20th century.

Dates

  • 1801-1967
  • Majority of material found within 1825-1908

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

Requests for permission to publish material from Amherst College Record Books 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

6 Linear feet (65 bound volumes, 1 half archives box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Autograph books, registers, record books and logs relating to Amherst College students, alumni, administration and various college events and topics from the founding of the College to the early 20th century.

Arrangement

This collection is organized into three series:
  1. Series 1: Various Records
  2. Series 2: Matriculation Records
  3. Series 3: Class Records

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The volumes in this collection were created and maintained by various College offices and student bodies and transferred to Archives and Special Collections at different times.

Related Materials

  1. Amherst College Financial Records, 1875-1975 (Bulk: 1920-1950)
  2. Amherst College Financial Records, circa 1830-1952 (Bulk: ca. 1860-1921)
  3. Amherst College Early History Collection
  4. Amherst College Alumni Biographical Files

Processing Information

Processed in November 2010 by Mariah Leavitt, additional material added and finding aid revised in 2017.

Creator

Status
Completed
Author
Mariah Leavitt
Date
2011
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