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Amherst College -- Buildings

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

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 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

Buildings and Grounds Expenses, Income, Charitable Fund, Alumni Fund, 1911-1922

 Item — Volume 90
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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: 1911-1922

James Sullivan Cooper home in Amherst: photographs, circa 1870-1885

 File — Box 1, Folder: 24
Scope and Contents

Multiple photographs of the house on "Faculty Street" (College Street/Rte. 9) formerly belonging to James S. and Abigail G. Cooper and in which Margaret Tuckerman grew up and then lived with her husband briefly until she and her husband purchased their own home next door in 1916 (see information about "Clark House" in Folder 32). Sold to the College by Alice Tuckerman in 1930 and still called Cooper House in 2016.

Dates: circa 1870-1885

Kennedy Convocation Collection

 Collection
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

Lincoln Wade Barnes Photographic Negatives Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00253
Abstract

Photographic negatives depicting local places and events taken by photographer Lincoln Wade Barnes and his staff, chiefly at Amherst College, circa 1927-1965.

Dates: 1927-1965

Report of Campus Buildings Insulated by the Home Insulation Company of New England, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1938 - 1940

 Item — Volume 55
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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: 1938 - 1940

Service Contracts for College Buildings, 1924 - 1930

 Item — Volume 52
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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: 1924 - 1930

Service Report for Genung House, 1951 November 8-1952

 Item — Volume 56
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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: 1951 November 8-1952

William A. Mueller, Director of Physical Plant and Services, 1980 January 23

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Subject coverage: Background of Physical Plant and Services, Changes in staff size, Physical Plant and Services' portion of College Budget, housing for faculty and administration, Maintenance of fraternities; property owned by College, Relationship with the Lord Jeffery Inn, Dormitories and Vandalism, History of the tunnel system, Staff hiring and makeup, Union voted down,; hiring of students, Women students and campus security, Extending campus electrical system, Jump in oil costs,...
Dates: 1980 January 23