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Marcus P. Kiley (AC 1919) Papers, 1917-1977
2 records storage boxes (2 linear ft.)

Abstract:
Librarian and member of Amherst College Class of 1919. Collection includes notes from classes, papers and letters related to various library organizations, letters and other printed matter related to the Class of 1919, and a book of tributed to Kiley upon his retirement.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Kiley Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Kiley Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

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Biographical Note

Marcus Kiley, a librarian and member of Amherst College Class of 1919, known as Mark to family and friends, was born in 1897 and grew up in Northampton, Mass. He graduated from Columbia University (BS in Library Science, 1927). Kiley was the assistant librarian of Amherst College, 1924-1929, and the Librarian of the University Club in New York City, 1929-1962. He retired in Amherst, Mass., and served as the secretary of his Amherst College Class of 1919 (from 1965 to1981), as well as secretary of the Amherst Historical Society, 1964-1968. Kiley married Ruth Butterworth in 1928. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. Mark Kiley died on May 5, 1981.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

These are the personal and business papers of Marcus Kiley. They include notes from his classes at the School of Library Service, Columbia University, 1926-1927, and papers and letters related to his involvement in various library organizations. Also included are letters, invitations and other printed matter related to reunions and dinners of the Amherst College Class of 1919 from the 1950s through the 1970s. There is a book of tributes to Kiley upon this retirement as the Librarian of the University Club, New York City in April 1962.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Kiley Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Kiley Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in Marcus P. Kiley (AC 1919) Papers [Box #, Folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library

History of the Collection

Processing Information
Processed: 2003-2004
By: Andre Deckrow 2006, Student Assistant
Lauren Schmale 2006, Student Assistant


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
URL: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives

Language
English.