Historical Manuscripts Collection
Historical Manuscripts Collection, 1821-1909
8 archives boxes (4 linear ft.)
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.
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
There is no restriction on access to the Historical Manuscripts Collection for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.
Requests for permission to publish material from Historical Manuscripts Collection should be directed to Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections