Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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.
This collection includes material collected by John T.B. Mudge during the moratoria, in which classes were officially canceled in order to allow campus-wide discussion of grievances and proposals related to the Vietnam War, racism, College governance, and coeducation, among others. This material primarily includes clippings, printed matter, photographs, and administrative records related to the first two of the four separate moratoria held at Amherst College from April 1969 to May 1970.
This collection contains approximately 600 digital photographs taken by Kaelan McCone during the course of the Amherst Uprising, November 2015.
1 of 6 folders of letters (approximately 28 letters total) from Clara Martineau (lived 1874-1932), the third woman to serve as a councillor on the Birmingham (England) City Council. She represented Edgbaston for 19 years and worked for many social causes before and during her work as a councillor. She seems to have met Beth and Sam Bowles during travel in Europe and the Middle East in . Her letters speak of personal, political, and social matters.
Contains correspondence and other materials of the many panels, committees, and events that Hawkins was involved in. Highlights include SCLC's SCOPE project (in which Martin Luther King Jr. participated), which includes an audiotape of speeches, newspapers, and more. Several Amherst College academic committees are included, such as the Task Force on Admission and Financial Aid.
Parsons, Benjamin Booth (AC 1835) - discussion with Pomeroy, Lemuel: "Popular Riots, Their Influence Upon the Community", 1835 August
Correspondence and literary manuscripts - mostly orations, disputations and essays - written by Amherst College alumni. The collection includes materials of such individuals as Henry Ward Beecher, John Quincy Adams, William Austin Dickinson, and Edward Hitchcock.
Letter on behalf of the Massachusetts Emergency and Hygiene Association regarding whether Beth would help them establish a branch in Springfield: "As usual with such things in New England to be a success it must be taken up by women." Tower describes the work of the association at length.
The William H. Clamurro (AC 1967) Papers contain wartime letters from Clamurro to his parents and to Amherst College classmate Jack D. Hailey; poetry written while in Vietnam; letters from poet Archibald MacLeish to Clamurro, and other documentation about Clamurro's time in Vietnam and the writing he did during his service.