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Amherst College Alumni Office Historical Records

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG 004-001-001

Scope and Contents

Minutes, reports, correspondence, programs, scrapbooks and other materials documenting official activities of Amherst College alumni, including Alumni Council meetings, dinners and conferences and the activities of regional alumni associations. The collection also includes alumni fundraising and class agent records; obituary records from the mid-19th century, and scrapbooks documenting various Alumni Council and Alumni Fund activities.

Dates

  • 1848-1955

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

Requests for permission to publish material from the records 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

4 Linear feet (4 records storage boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Minutes, reports, correspondence, programs, scrapbooks and other materials documenting official activities of Amherst College alumni, including Alumni Council meetings, dinners and conferences and the activities of regional alumni associations.

Arrangement

This collection is organized into nine series:
  1. Series 1: Alumni Council Meetings, 1915-1945
  2. Series 2: Alumni Council Dinners, 1890-1940
  3. Series 3: Alumni Residents Log, 1870s-1880s
  4. Series 4: Alumni Conferences, 1919
  5. Series 5: Alumni Fund, 1928-1934
  6. Series 6: Alumni Associations, 1864-1931
  7. Series 7: Obituary Records, 1848-1862
  8. Series 8: Class Agent Material, 1898-circa 1955
  9. Series 9: Scrapbooks, 1913-1954

Related Materials

Alumni Office Public Records
Status
Completed
Author
Daria D'Arienzo, Jean Zilewicz, Peter Nelson.
Date
2003
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