Amherst College -- History
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Typed transcripts and audio recordings of oral history interviews with Amherst College professors emeriti, alumni, staff members, and other notable members of the Amherst community. Most of the interviews were conducted between 1977 and 1982, with some material from earlier years also included.
Typescripts by Lucy Chase Sparks of letters her father, Aurin Moody Chase, wrote to his parents during his years as an Amherst College undergraduate, 1892-1896. In the letters he writes frequently of Amherst (town and college) people and events, about his classes, etc. He also notes his interest in biology and music.
The Josiah B. Woods Family Papers are comprised of a selection of materials from and about multiple members of the Woods family of Enfield, Massachusetts. The papers include promissory notes, partnership papers, deeds, correspondence, photographs, and objects.
The Snell Family Papers contain the papers and photographs of Ebenezer Strong Snell (Class of 1822) and his immediate family, including his wife, daughters, parents and sisters.
Former Amherst College President. Correspondence, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, awards, photographs and other materials documenting his personal and professional life and that of his wife, Margaret P. Jackson King. Correspondents include Newton D. Baker, Ernest M. Hopkins, Felix Frankfurter and Frederick J. E. Woodbridge.
Professor of history and American Studies at Amherst College, 1952-1989. Primarily correspondence, writings and talks, and research materials on the history of Amherst College and higher education.
Untitled essay about Hope Church in Amherst
Notes about buildings and grounds of Amherst College
"The 'Fred Allis' of the 40s" -- article about Joseph Vaill, one of the first trustees and benefactors of Amherst College