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Afro-American Society/Black Students' Union Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.01025
Abstract This collection includes documents that were recovered from the Black Students' Union space in The Octagon in the Spring of 2016. These documents range from the founding constitutions of both the Afro-American Society and the Black Students' Union to clippings and ephemera produced by allied student groups such as La Causa and the Asian Students Association.
Dates: 1969-2016

Alan Jenkins (AC 1924) Carl Sandburg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00154
Abstract Jenkins was a Congregational pastor who formed a friendship with poet, novelist and folk singer Carl Sandburg. Collection contains correspondence between Sandberg and Jenkins, articles on Sandburg by Jenkins, other news clippings, photographs, notes, and related letters from Sandburg's literary contemporaries.
Dates: circa 1938-1970

Albert Wells Hubbard (AC 1867) Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00092
Abstract Correspondence, reports,and two photographs from circa 1864 to 1909, chronicling Albert Wells Hubbard's graduate years at Princeton until several years after his death in 1899. The bulk of the collection is personal correspondence among A. W. Hubbard, his wife Emma Roxanna Spencer Hubbard, and their immediate family. A large portion of the material documents his years as a missionary in Turkey between 1873 and 1899.
Dates: 1864-1909

Alexander Meiklejohn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00066
Abstract Philosopher and former president of Amherst College. Papers contain correspondence with other educators and records created during his presidency.
Dates: 1894-1924; Majority of material found within 1912-1923

Alfred Ely (1778-1866) Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00316
Abstract Twenty-nine letters from Alfred Ely, Trustee of Amherst College from 1825-1854 and pastor of the Congregational Church in Monson, MA, to Simeon Colton, a Congregational and Presbyterian minister in North Carolina who had earlier been a teacher at Amherst Academy. This collection also contains one letter from an unidentified sender to Simeon Colton and one letter from Daniel Johnson to Simeon Colton.
Dates: 1834-1854

Alfred Friendly (AC 1933) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00161
Abstract Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and longtime managing editor of the Washington Post. Collection consists of correspondence and writings by Friendly, including columns written for the Washington Post or for other publications, manuscripts, and various other endeavors.
Dates: 1911-1983; Majority of material found within 1927-1982

Alfred Sherwood Romer (AC 1917) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00194
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, photographs and other material relating to Romer's Amherst career, his service in WWI France, and his later activities as President of the Class of 1917 and as Chairman of the Phi Alpha Psi Fraternity Corporation.
Dates: 1913-1977

Allison W. Marsh (AC 1913) Physical Education Department Records

 Collection — Box 1-3: [Barcode: AW Marsh 1-3]
Identifier: MA.00302
Abstract Records from Professor A. W. Marsh, including correspondence, reports, forms, publications, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and blueprints from Amherst College (and some material from other colleges and universities) regarding physical education, athletics, health, and Physical Education departmental business.
Dates: 1875-1959

Amherst College 1928 Olio Photographs and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00157
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.
Dates: 1925-1928

Amherst College Academic Computer Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG 015-001
Abstract Newsletters, manuals, grant proposals, minutes, correspondence and other documents related to the operations of the Amherst College Academic Computer Center, under the direction of Betty Romer. Includes files on the planning, design and construction of the Seeley-Mudd Building, 1980-1984, which has housed many of the offices of the department of Information Technology.
Dates: 1970-1998; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1985

Amherst College Administrative Publications Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00263
Abstract Publications produced by the Amherst College administration for a broad campus audience and administrative publications for a five college audience. The collection includes: course catalogs; student, faculty and alumni directories; handbooks; facebooks; calendars; annual reports; and news and outreach publications.
Dates: 1822-2016

Amherst College Admission Office. Annual Reports to Secondary Schools

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00335
Abstract Reports by the Office of Admission at Amherst College for the use of secondary schools. The reports present statistics on the incoming freshman class and information for secondary school principals and guidance councilors.
Dates: 1947-2008

Amherst College Affirmative Action Committee Records

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG 012-002
Abstract Minutes, reports, correspondence, printed material and other records documenting the activities of the Advisory Committee on Affirmative Action.
Dates: 1972-1997

Amherst College Alumni Biographical Files

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00053
Abstract Biographical questionnaires; writings and correspondence by or about alumni, newspaper articles, obituaries, photographs. In rare instances, the collection includes some materials pertaining to an entire class, such as class agent records, and copies of class resolutions or class anthologies.
Dates: 1821 - circa 2012

Amherst College Alumni Office Historical Records

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG 004-001-001
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.
Dates: 1848-1955

Amherst College Alumni Office Public Records

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00046
Abstract Correspondence, minutes, printed matter, and other administrative records related to alumni relations at Amherst College, 1922-1992.
Dates: 1922-1992

Amherst College Association of Amherst Students Records

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00202
Abstract Financial records, meeting minutes, correspondence, election records and other records documenting the activities of the Association of Amherst Students, the official student government body of Amherst College.
Dates: 1987-2008

Amherst College Assyrian Reliefs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 002-004-003
Abstract In a letter of 1856, Amherst President Edward Hitchcock noted that the recently-purchased “sculpted slabs” from ancient Nineveh, then on view in the College’s library, were attracting “more attention than any other specimens in our collection.” Acquired for $250 with the assistance of the Reverend Henry Lobdell (AC 1849) a missionary stationed in Mosul, the group of ancient Assyrian reliefs included this depiction of a winged mythological creature shown in the ritual act of pollinating the...
Dates: 1855 - 1946

Amherst College Athletics Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00187
Abstract Programs, photographs, correspondence, press information, newsclippings, and other records and memorabilia documenting the history of intercollegiate and intramural athletics at Amherst College. The collection does not include much material related to physical education; see separate collection.
Dates: 1865 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1990

Amherst College Board of Trustees Materials Concerning President Alexander Meiklejohn

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00086
Abstract Materials generated by the Board of Trustees of Amherst College relative to the presidency (1912-1924) and resignation of Alexander Meiklejohn.
Dates: 1923-1948

Amherst College Board of Trustees Records. Meeting Minutes

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG 001-001
Scope and Contents This sub-group of the Board of Trustees Records contains minutes taken at Amherst College board of trustees meetings. Series 1 contains the official volumes of minutes. The volumes cover the years 1825 to 2006. Minutes after 1967 are bound by academic year. Minutes from 2006-2013 are not bound. Series 2 contains bound volumes of non-record copies. In 1939, the trustees of Amherst College authorized the typescript transcription of the first one hundred years of trustee minutes. The project was...
Dates: 1825-2013

Amherst College Botany Department Local Plant Records

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00076
Abstract Amherst College Botany Department Local Plant Records consist of thirty unbound volumes of files on indigenous plant species.
Dates: 1930-1936

Amherst College Buildings and Grounds Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.01005
Abstract This collection includes documentation of the history and development of Amherst College physical plant, its campus, buildings, features and owned properties. THIS COLLECTION IS CURRENTLY BEING REPROCESSED.
Dates: 1820 - 2019

Amherst College Centennial Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00005
Abstract The collection consists of records of the Amherst College Centennial Celebration Committee and clippings, programs, ephemera, photographs and scrapbooks related to activities at the College for the celebration in 1921 of the 100th anniversary of its founding.
Dates: 1919-1921

Amherst College Church and Chapel Records

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00252
Abstract Records of the Church of Christ in Amherst College and other Christian religious activity on campus, including Amherst student involvement in Zion Chapel/Hope Church, from the founding of the college to the mid-twentieth century. Includes manuscript records, correspondence, printed material, and books.
Dates: 1825-1968; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1920

Amherst College Class Albums Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00103
Abstract Autograph, portrait, and photograph albums of graduating classes from 1853 to 1906. Series 2 includes several fraternity albums.
Dates: 1853-1909

Amherst College Class of 1902 Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00007
Abstract The Class of 1902 Papers consist of reunion pictures and publications, correspondence, articles written by members of the class, and a scrapbook.
Dates: 1932-1967

Amherst College Clubs and Societies Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00054
Abstract Official records and associated material of Amherst student organizations. Includes founding records, minutes, financial records, membership lists, clippings, publications, correspondence, reports, photographs and other materials.
Dates: 1821-

Amherst College Coeducation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00010
Abstract Chronologies, articles, newspaper clippings, and committee reports relating to coeducation at Amherst College and its subsequent anniversaries. The bulk of the collection covers planning for coeducation and responses to coeducation by Alumni, Faculty, Students, Amherst's president John Ward, and the Trustees of Amherst College. This is an artificial collection created by compiling related materials from other collections.
Dates: 1870-1997

Amherst College Commencement Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00097
Abstract Commencement programs, news articles, speeches, class week programs and schedules of events, tickets for events held during class week and commencement, poems, student addresses and other items relating to commencements. Arranged chronologically.
Dates: 1822-