Plimpton Collection of French and Indian War Items
Plimpton Collection of French and Indian War Items, 1670-1934 (Bulk: 1730-1815)
10 archives boxes, 1 small flat box, 3 flat file drawers (20 linear ft.)
Maps, portraits, drawings, autograph letters, broadsides, newspaper clippings, muster rolls, receipts and a variety of other documents (many in facsimile or reprint) documenting the history of the French and Indian War, with particular focus on British forces and the campaigns directed by General Jeffery Amherst, Commander-in-Chief of the troops in North America (1758-1763), which culminated with the capture of French Canada in 1763.
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
There is no restriction on access to the Plimpton Collection of French and Indian War Items for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.
Requests for permission to publish material from the Plimpton Collection of French and Indian War Items 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.
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections