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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-

Amherst College Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG 012-001
Abstract

Records of some 200 various Amherst College committees, including draft, interim and final reports, as well as (in some cases) minutes, correspondence and other supporting documents. Some committees are formal standing committees, but the majority are ad-hoc temporary bodies often convened as Presidential advisory committees or task forces.

Dates: 1826-2010

Amherst College Curriculum Reports Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00142
Abstract

Contains copies of various reports made by the Committee on Educational Policy (CEP) and other committees regarding Amherst's curriculum. Also included are a few books and a magazine article related to the curriculum and related issues and controversies.

Dates: 1938-2000; Majority of material found within 1938-1984

Amherst College Dean of Students Records. Associate Dean of Students Bekki Lee

 Collection
Identifier: RG 006-001
Abstract Records documenting the professional activities of Rebecca (Bekki) Lee, Amherst College Associate Dean of Students, in her role advising various Asian and women’s student affinity groups from 1986 to 2009. Student groups represented include the Asian Students Association (ASA), Korean-American Students Association (KASA), AIKYA or South Asian Students Association, Pacific Island and South East Asian Students (PISEAS), Asian American Studies Committee (AASC), Diversity Task Force (DTF), and...
Dates: 1979-2009

Amherst College Dean of the Faculty Records. Public Minutes

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG 002-001
Abstract

This collection includes minutes of Faculty Meetings and minutes of the Committee of Six that are designated as "public" by the Dean of Faculty; access to these materials is restricted to current Amherst College faculty and Academic Department Coordinators. The collection grows annually with the transfer of each academic year's minutes from the Dean of Faculty to the Archives.

Dates: 1825-2017

Amherst College Degrees and Honors Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00011
Abstract

The bulk of the collection is made up of diplomas and certificates awarded by Amherst College to Amherst graduates, as well as honorary degrees awarded to individuals associated with the College. The remainder of the degrees and certificates were awarded to Amherst College alumni by other institutions both educational and civic.

Dates: 1825-1956

Amherst College Department of Hygiene and Physical Education Records

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00251
Abstract Records documenting the activities of the Amherst College Department of Hygiene and Physical Education from 1861 to 1933. A significant subset of the collection is material on anthropometry (the study of bodies using detailed measurements) at Amherst College. The collection covers the period from the establishment of the department in 1861 to 1933, when the department was renamed Physical Education Department and underwent a slow, concurrent change to a more modern philosophy of physical...
Dates: 1859-1965; Majority of material found within 1861-1933

Amherst College Department of Neuroscience Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA.00238
Abstract

Reports, announcements, correspondence, and various course materials documenting the establishment and ongoing administration of the academic program in neuroscience at Amherst College, 1971-2011, as well as instruction in certain lower-level biology courses. Amherst College was the first institution to offer an undergraduate major in neuroscience.

Dates: 1971-2011

Amherst College Dramatic Activities Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00146
Abstract

The collection includes surviving programs, scripts, photographs, slides, set and costume designs, publicity material, posters, newspaper clippings, and audio/video material that chronicle the conceptualization, creation, production and review of hundreds of Amherst College theater and dance productions.

Dates: 1826-present

Amherst College Early History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00055
Abstract

Printed material, legal documents, financial records, correspondence and other papers documenting the history of Amherst Academy, the Charity Fund, and the inception and founding of Amherst College. Includes early circulars and catalogues of both Amherst College Academy and Amherst College, as well as material relating to several 19th century trustees.

Dates: 1815-1891; Majority of material found within 1815-1849

Amherst College Early History Manuscripts and Pamphlets Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00217
Abstract

Correspondence, petitions, pamphlets and other printed material documenting the early history of the College. The collection was collected, arranged, and described by Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Mellon (Edward and Ethel Mellon) and given to the College in 1921.

Dates: 1820-1843; Majority of material found within 1821-1825

Amherst College English Department Records

 Record Group
Identifier: MA.00065
Abstract

Assignments, examinations, student papers, course descriptions, reading lists and excerpts, and other material pertaining to the English Department and its courses, chiefly 1930-1970.

Dates: 1879-1977; Majority of material found within 1930s-1960s

Amherst College Faculty Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00098
Abstract

Minutes, treasurer's reports, bank statements, bills, and correspondence relating to the activities of the Faculty Club.

Dates: 1891-1977

Amherst College Financial Record Books

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00068
Abstract

Ledgers, account books, correspondence and other financial records relating to Amherst College scholarships, loans, tuition payments, special funds, and investments, dating chiefly from circa 1830-1900.

Dates: circa 1830-1952 ; Majority of material found in circa 1860-1921

Amherst College Fire Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00132
Abstract

Correspondence, receipts for supplies and equipment, photographs, rosters, fire brigade histories and newspaper clippings documenting the activities of the Amherst College Fire Department.

Dates: 1942-1948; 1997

Amherst College Football Films

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00256
Abstract

Motion picture films of Amherst College football games from the 1940s through the 1980s.

Dates: 1940-1989

Amherst College Fraternities Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00205
Abstract

Correspondence, reports, printed material, newspaper clippings, financial and business records, publications and other materials relating to fraternities at Amherst College.

Dates: 1830-2014; Majority of material found within circa 1830-1984

Amherst College Hillel Records

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00380
Abstract

Correspondence, publicity materials, news clippings, and meeting minutes related to the operation of Amherst College Hillel from the late 1970s to the late 2010s.

Dates: 1977-2012

Amherst College Inaugurations Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00094
Abstract

Speeches, notes, newsclippings, photographs, invitations, tickets, programs,, and guest lists from various Amherst College Inauguration ceremonies dating from 1821 to present.

Dates: 1821-present

Amherst College La Causa/Chicano Caucus Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MA.00337
Abstract

Minutes, correspondence, publications, and posters related to the activities of La Causa, a student group on campus. The material covers the 1970s through the present.

Dates: 1965-2008

Amherst College Library Bookplates Collection

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Amherst College Mead Art Museum Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG 002-004-001
Abstract

Correspondence, research notes, news clippings, guest books, exhibition catalogues, monographs, press releases, and photographs relating to Amherst College's Mead Art Museum. The records include significant documentation of the museum's first major exhibition, the Armory Show Retrospective of 1958.

Dates: 1874-present; Majority of material found within 1946-present

Amherst College Moratoria Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00070
Abstract

Clippings, printed matter, photographs and administrative records related to four separate moratoria held at Amherst College to protest and discuss race relations, the Vietnam War, the U.S. entry into Cambodia, and the College curriculum.

Dates: 1969-1970

Amherst College New Year Greeting Cards Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00160
Abstract

Collection consists of New Year greeting cards sent to Amherst College alumni by the College, as well as several scrapbooks of the cards and related correspondence. Cards often contain artistic scenes from the campus or reproductions from the collection of the Mead Art Museum.

Dates: 1921-1990

Amherst College News Bureau News Releases

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00131
Abstract

Printed news releases disseminated by Amherst College from 1948 to 1984, documenting events of importance to the Amherst College community. Newspaper clippings are included with some of the press releases.

Dates: 1948-1984

Amherst College Non-Alumni Biographical Files

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00369
Abstract

This collection documents individuals associated with the college as faculty, staff, honorary degree recipients, trustees, visiting speakers and artists and in any role other than student. Contains newpaper clippings, photographs, curriculum vitae, pamphlets, correspondence and other materials.

Dates: 1773-2019; Majority of material found within 1821-2019

Amherst College Office of Admission Records. Legacy Office Files and Ephemera

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 011-001
Abstract

The collection contains office files and ephemera pertaining to the Amherst College Office of Admission.

Dates: Pre-1970