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Alumni Office Historical Records, 1848-1955
4 records storage boxes (4 linear ft.)
Collection number: MA.00047

Abstract:
Minutes, reports, correspondence, programs, scrapbooks and other materials documenting official activities of Amherst College alumni, including Alumni Council meetings, dinners and conferences and the activities of regional alumni associations.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

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

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the records 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

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Minutes, reports, correspondence, programs, scrapbooks and other materials documenting official activities of Amherst College alumni, including Alumni Council meetings, dinners and conferences and the activities of regional alumni associations. The collection also includes alumni fundraising and class agent records; obituary records from the mid-19th century, and scrapbooks documenting various Alumni Council and Alumni Fund activities.


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

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

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the records 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 Alumni Office Historical Records [Box #, Folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library

History of the Collection


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
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Alumni Office Public Records
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Contents List
Alumni Council Meetings
1915-1945


Annual Meeting and Annual Dinner
1915

Box 1: folder 1
Minutes of Annual Meeting
1919 Nov 7-9

Box 1: folder 2-3
Alumni Council Proceedings
1919 Nov 7-9

Box 1: folder 4
Minutes of Annual Meeting
1924 Nov 15

Box 1: folder 5
Minutes of Annual Meeting
1927 Nov 5

Box 1: folder 6
Minutes of Annual Meeting
1930 Nov 14

Box 1: folder 7
Minutes of Annual Meeting
1931 Nov 5-6

Box 1: folder 8
Minutes of Annual Meeting
1932 Nov 12

Box 1: folder 9
Minutes of Annual Meeting
1933 Nov 10

Box 1: folder 10
Minutes of Annual Meeting
1935 Nov 8

Box 1: folder 11
Minutes of Annual Meeting
1936 Nov 13

Box 1: folder 12
Minutes of Annual Meeting
1937 Nov 5

Box 1: folder 13
Minutes of Annual Meeting
1938 Nov 11

Box 1: folder 14
Minutes of Annual Meeting
1939 Nov 10

Box 1: folder 15
Minutes of Annual Meeting
1940 Nov 15

Box 1: folder 16
Minutes of Annual Meeting
1945 Nov 10

Box 1: folder 17
Minutes of Meeting
1925 Feb 4

Box 1: folder 18
Minutes of Meeting
1928 Jan 24

Box 1: folder 19
Guest Book of Meeting
1906-7

Box 1: folder 20
Alumni Council Dinners
1890-1940


Annual Alumni Association Dinner
1890

Box 1: folder 21
Annual Alumni Association Dinner
1892

Box 1: folder 22
Annual Alumni Association Dinner
1893

Box 1: folder 23
Alumni Dinner Boston
1915 Jan 28

Box 1: folder 24
Alumni Fund Council Dinner
1927 Jan 21

Box 1: folder 25
Alumni Fund/Class Agent Dinner
1929 Jan 29

Box 1: folder 26
Alumni Council Dinner
1932 Jan 29

Box 1: folder 27
Alumni Council Dinner
1936 Feb 14

Box 1: folder 28
Annual Alumni Council Dinner
1937 Feb 10

Box 1: folder 29
Class Agent/James Dinner
1938 Feb 25

Box 1: folder 30
James Dinner
1938 Feb 25

Box 1: folder 31
Alumni Residents Log
1870s-1880s


Alumni Residents in Large Cities
1875

Box 1: folder 32
Alumni Resident Updates
ca.1870-80s

Box 1: folder 33
Alumni Conferences
1919


Minutes, Reports, Recommendations
1919 Nov 7-9

Box 1: folder 34
Alumni Fund
1928-1934


Class Agents Handbook
1928

Box 1: folder 35
Alumni Fund Report
1909

Box 1: folder 36
Alumni Fund Reports
1923-1937

Box 1: folder 37
Alumni Associations
1864-1931


Alumni Association of Boston and Vicinity: announcements, programs, etc.
1864-1916

Box 2: folder 1-3
Alumni Association of Boston and Vicinity: clippings
1912

Box 2: folder 4
Alumni Association of Boston and Vicinity: scrapbook
1864-1913

Box 2: folder 5
Alumni Association of Boston and Vicinity: memorabilia, clippings from scrapbook
1864-1913

Box 2: folder 6
Chicago Alumni Association: programs, clippings, invitation, reminders, etc.
1899; 1909

Box 2: folder 7
Connecticut Valley Alumni Association: programs, clippings, invitations, etc.
1903-1924

Box 2: folder 8
Iowa Alumni Association: programs, clippings
1909

Box 2: folder 9
New York (Central) Alumni Association: programs, correspondence
1908; 1926

Box 2: folder 10
New York (Central) Alumni Association: Record Book
1899-1923

Box 2: folder 11
New York (City) Alumni Association: Yearbooks, mailings
1905-1906; 1920-1931

Box 2: folder 12
New York (Western) Alumni Association: programs, songbook, clippings
1909-1912

Box 2: folder 13
Ohio Alumni Association: program
1888

Box 2: folder 14
Philadelphia Alumni Association: menu, dues request
1896; 1920

Box 2: folder 15
St. Louis Alumni Association: programs, clippings, invitations
1881-1904

Box 2: folder 16
Washington D.C. Alumni Association: program, report
1917

Box 2: folder 17
Wyoming Alumni Association: clipping
n.d.

Box 2: folder 18
Obituary Records
1848-1862


Amherst College Obituary Record
1848-1855

Box 2: folder 19
Necrology
1858-1932

Box 2: folder 20
Class Agent Material
1898-1955


Class of 1877: Agent and Secretary Letters
1900-1942

Box 2: folder 21
Class of 1878: Agent and Secretary Letters
1898-1930

Box 2: folder 22
Class of 1881: Agent and Secretary Letters
1920s

Box 2: folder 23
Class of 1880: Agent and Secretary Letters
1920s-1930s

Box 2: folder 24
Class of 1880: Agent and Secretary Letters
1920s-1950s

Box 2: folder 25
Class of 1883: Agent and Secretary Letters
1920s-1930s

Box 2: folder 26
Class of 1884: Agent and Secretary Letters
1920s-1930s

Box 2: folder 27
Class of 1889: Agent and Secretary Letters
1920s-1930s

Box 2: folder 28
Scrapbooks
1913-1954


Alumni Council Scrapbook: general correspondence, mailings, etc.
1939-1954

Box 3: folder 1
Alumni Council "Alumni Reading and Study" Scrapbook: correspondence, reports, reading lists, mailings
1922-1925

Box 3: folder 2
Alumni Council Minutes and Transactions
1922-1948

Box 3: folder 3
Alumni Council Minutes and Transactions
1913-1922

Box 3: folder 4
Alumni Council Scrapbook: correspondence, mailings, brochures, reports, memoranda
1915-1921

Box 4: folder 1
Alumni Council Scrapbook: correspondence, mailings, brochures, reports, memoranda
1921-37, 1943

Box 4: folder 2
Alumni Fund Scrapbooks: correspondence, memoranda, budgets
1923-1926

Box 4: folder 3

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