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Amherst College Library Bookplates Collection

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Identifier: MA.00133
Abstract Approximately 222 bookplates and bookplate designs, circa 1828-1989, used in the Amherst College library. The collection also includes information about the history of some of the bookplates; a variety of printing blocks, engravings and other print masters, and a small amount of correspondence.
Dates: 1828-1989

Amherst College Library History Collection

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Identifier: MA.00105
Abstract The Amherst College Library History Collection, 1850-1965, contains materials compiled by former Librarian Newton F. McKeon. Mr. McKeon assembled these materials to write a history of the Amherst College Library. This history, however, was never written. The Library History Collection includes McKeon's notes, copies of library reports and records, ephemera dating from the 19th century, and published and unpublished articles and reports about the Amherst College Library. Most of the material...
Dates: 1850-1987; Majority of material found within 1850-1965

Amherst College Library Records

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Identifier: MA.00106
Abstract The Library Records document the development of the Amherst College Library. Despite the time span (1833-1977), the records provide incomplete information about the administration of the Library. The records best document the library holdings (1833-1938), and particular functions, such as classification. The Records include correspondence, accession logs, annual reports, in-house manuals and procedures statements, some financial records, printed catalogs, and shelf lists. The administrative...
Dates: 1833-1977; Majority of material found within 1876-1933

Kennedy Convocation Collection

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Identifier: MA.00121
Abstract Correspondence, press releases, news clippings, photographs and other materials documenting President John F. Kennedy's visit to Amherst College on October 26, 1963 for a special convocation at which he and poet Archibald MacLeish were awarded honorary degrees, and for a ground breaking ceremony for the Robert Frost Library.
Dates: 1962-2003

Portraits and Signatures Collection

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Identifier: MA.00077
Abstract Artificial collection of engravings and photographs, predominantly portraits of a variety of individuals, as well as reproduced signatures. Subjects include American presidents, British monarchs, famous actors, Lord Jeffery Amherst, and others.
Dates: circa 1825-1900