Jeffery Amherst Collection
Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:
There is no restriction on access to the Jeffery Amherst Collection for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.
Restrictions on use:
Requests for permission to publish material from Jeffery Amherst Collection 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 note
Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:
[Identification of item], in Jeffery Amherst Collection [Box #, Folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library.
History of the Collection
The Jeffery Amherst Collection (1757-1797) was assembled in 2010 from materials either purchased by or donated to the Amherst College Library by alumni since the 1930s. Some of the letters are accompanied by transcriptions provided by their respective donors.