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Amherst College Record Books, 1801-1919 (Bulk: 1825-1908)
38 bound volumes (4 linear ft.)

Abstract:
Manuscript record volumes documenting various visitors and activities at the College during the 19th century; largely administrative in nature.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Amherst College 19th Century Record Books for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from Amherst College 19th Century Record Books 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
Amherst, MA

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Autograph books, registers, record books and logs relating to Amherst College students, alumni, administration and various College events and topics from the founding of the College to 1919.

The items in the collection are a mixture of single volumes devoted to a single topic and multiple volume sets. Volumes are arranged by date, with sets maintained together.


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

There is no restriction on access to the Amherst College 19th Century Record Books for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from Amherst College 19th Century Record Books 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 Amherst College 19th Century Record Books [Box #, Folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library.

History of the Collection

The volumes in this collection were created and maintained by various College offices and transferred to Archives and Special Collections at different times.

Processing Information

Processed in November 2010 by Mariah Sakrejda-Leavitt.


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

Contents List
Autograph volume, Presidents and Trustees (to 1870)
1801-1906

Box 1
Autograph volume, Trustees (since 1870) and Overseers
1833-1906

Box 2
Autograph volume, Overseers (from 1878), Treasurers and Faculty
1828-1906

Box 3
Student register (attendance records)
1825-1836

Box 4
Student register (attendance records)
1837-1844

Box 5
Furniture loan records
1833-1847

Box 6
Records of the Society of Alumni of Amherst College
1842-1875

Box 7
Register of alumni at commencement
1842-1867

Box 8
Register of alumni at commencement
1868-1883

Box 9
Register of alumni at commencement
1884-1885

Box 10
Register of alumni at commencement
1886-1902

Box 11
Register of alumni at commencement
1903-1913

Box 12
Room assignment
1849-1857

Box 13
Semi-Centennial Register
1871

Box 13a
Cabinet register (visitors to Appleton Cabinet)
1859-1869

Box 14
Cabinet register (visitors to Appleton Cabinet)
1870-1875

Box 15
Cabinet register (visitors to Appleton Cabinet)
1876-1885

Box 16
College register (signatures of students)
1882-1908

Box 17
Matriculation records
1882-1883

Box 18
Matriculation records
1883-1884

Box 19
Matriculation records
1884-1885

Box 20
Matriculation records
1885-1886

Box 21
Matriculation records
1886-1887

Box 22
Matriculation records
1892-1893

Box 23
Matriculation records
1893-1894

Box 24
Matriculation records
1894-1895

Box 25-26
Matriculation records
1895-1896

Box 27
Matriculation records
1896-1897

Box 28
Matriculation records
1897-1898

Box 29
Matriculation records
1898-1899

Box 30
Matriculation records, unbound
1899-1900

Box 31
Matriculation records
1900-1901

Box 32
Matriculation records
1901-1902

Box 33
Matriculation records
1902-1903

Box 34
Record of Church Offerings
1890's

Box 34a
Columbian Exhibition visitor log
1893

Box 35
Registrar's outgoing correspondence
1898-1900

Box 36
Miscellaneous notes... the history of Amherst College
1919

Box 37
"Materials for eventual use in the Amherst Graduates' Quarterly"
n.d.

Box 38

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Subjects
  • Amherst College - Registers


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