Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Autograph, portrait, and photograph albums of graduating classes from 1853 to 1906. Series 2 includes several fraternity albums.
Mostly writings and photographs documenting Butts' trip to the Mediterranean, Asia and North Africa, 1909-1910. Also included are a speech before an Amherst College alumni group and correspondence about a scholarship he established there.
Speeches, photographs, news clippings, correspondence, and other materials related to the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the founding of Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, which George A. Plimpton attended as a representative of Amherst College in October 1935. The celebration included the presentation and dedication of the Amherst Building to Doshisha from friends of Amherst College.
Series 3: Albums, 1899-1915, consist of 2 items: a photograph album documenting Olds' visit to Europe in 1899-1900, and a scrapbook of political cartoons related to Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan, 1912-1915.
This collections contains two albums of photographs of the Great Mino-Owari Earthquake (also known as the Great Nobi Earkthquake), 1891, and the Great Kanto Earthquake, 1923. Compiler(s) unknown.
Series 1: PHOTOGRAPHS, circa 1917-1919 - details the tour and membership of S.S.U. 539. There are a number of group photographs, and images of individuals, as well as images of Ypres, and various battlefields.
Series 7: ALBUMS, circa 1920 - contains three copies of a commemorative photographs album featuring information about the unit. It includes a roster of membership, a long narrative of the unit's history by John H. Bocock, information on citations and orders, maps, a number of poems and articles about the war, and miscellaneous humorous lists and cartoons.
World War I ambulance unit, recruited in Amherst, Massachusetts in June 1917 from Amherst College students and local residents. Collection consists of clippings, photographs, a photograph album, maps, books, correspondence, pay and enlistment records, and other materials documenting the activities of the U.S. Army Ambulance Service Section 539, also called S.S.U. 539, known colloquially as the "Black Cats," in France during World War I.