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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Amherst College Dramatic Activities Collection

Identifier: MA.00146

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 Mead Art Museum Records

Identifier: RG 002-004-001

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 Posters Collection

Identifier: MA.00190

Poster, placards and broadsides advertising campus events and public notices, chiefly 1870 to 1905 with additional materials from other years, especially from the 1980s to present. Materials continue to be added to this collection.

Dates: 1830-2016; Majority of material found within 1870-1905

John P. Cushing (AC 1882) World War I Poster Collection

Identifier: MA.00300
Abstract Collection of more than 700 World War I posters, ephemera, and propoganda collected by John P. Cushing (AC 1882). Propaganda posters (chromolithograph) commissioned by seven different governments during World War I exhorting the populace to enlist in the military, conserve food, produce supplies supporting the war effort, and buy war bonds. Unlike mass-produced public notices of the same period, these were colorful works of art that attracted popular attention and communicated powerful but...
Dates: 1914-1926; Majority of material found within 1917-1919

Music at Amherst College Collection

Identifier: MA.00063

This collection documents the evolution of musical instruction, performance, and composition at Amherst. Includes printed and manuscript music, photographs, printed material, personal correspondence and documentation, sound recordings, books, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and concert programs.

Dates: 1833 - 1965; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1965