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Amherst College Centennial Collection, 1919-1921
3 archives boxes, 2 oversize flat boxes (2.5 linear ft.)

Abstract:
The collection consists of records of the Amherst College Centennial Celebration Committee and clippings, programs, ephemera, photographs and scrapbooks related to activities at the College for the celebration in 1921 of the 100th anniversary of its founding.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Amherst College Centennial Collection for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the 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.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of records of the Amherst College Centennial Celebration Committee and clippings, programs, ephemera, photographs and scrapbooks related to activities at the College for the celebration in 1921 of the 100th anniversary of its founding.


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

There is no restriction on access to the Amherst College Centennial Collection for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the 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

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in Amherst College Centennial Collection [Box #, folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library.

History of the Collection

Processing Information
Finding Aid:November 2001
Prepared by:Sarah Sorscher '05, Student Assistant
Edited by:Peter Nelson, Assistant Archivist


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.
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Contents List
Series 1: CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION PAPERS



Addresses
n.d.

Box 1: folder 1
The Amherst Books
n.d.

Box 1: folder 2
Artwork (Medallion) - unused
n.d.

Box 1: folder 3
Attendance and Housing - Information cards and receipts
n.d.

Box 1: folder 4
Centennial Celebration Committee - report
1921 Mar

Box 1: folder 5
Centennial Celebration Committee minutes
1919-1921

Box 1: folder 6
Centennial Celebration Committee working papers
n.d.

Box 1: folder 7
Clippings
n.d.

Box 1: folder 8
Correspondence (General)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 9
Housing Committee
n.d.

Box 1: folder 10
Invitation
n.d.

Box 1: folder 11
Invitation and delegate lists
n.d.

Box 1: folder 12
Invitation samples (Secondary Schools, Other Colleges, etc)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 13
Mailings
n.d.

Box 1: folder 14
Medallions and ribbons
n.d.

Box 1: folder 15
New Years greetings
n.d.

Box 1: folder 16
Official greetings from other institutions
n.d.

Box 1: folder 17
Pageant
n.d.

Box 1: folder 18
Programs, etc.
n.d.

Box 1: folder 19
Tickets
n.d.

Box 1: folder 20
Series 2: CENTENNIAL GIFT PAPERS



Centennial Gift papers
n.d.

Box 2: folder 1
Centennial Gift contributions
n.d.

Box 2: folder 2
Centennial Gift correspondence 1
n.d.

Box 2: folder 3
Centennial Gift correspondence 2
n.d.

Box 2: folder 4
Centennial Gift correspondence 3
n.d.

Box 2: folder 5
Centennial Gift correspondence 4
n.d.

Box 2: folder 6
Forms and receipts
n.d.

Box 2: folder 7
Mailings
n.d.

Box 2: folder 8
Publications
n.d.

Box 2: folder 9
Series 3: PHOTOGRAPHS



Class photos (groups)
n.d.

Box 3: folder 1
Parade, assembly, and baseball game
1921 Jun 21

Box 3: folder 2
Reunion headquarters
n.d.

Box 3: folder 3
Amherst, Lord Jeffrey - Viscount Holmesdale
n.d.

Box 3: folder 4
Amherst (Town) - Decorations for Centennial Celebration
n.d.

Box 3: folder 5
Campus - decorations - Triumphal Arch
n.d.

Box 3: folder 6
Centennial gifts - Alumni Parade and Rally
1920 Nov 20

Box 3: folder 7
Centennial Gift Committee of Boston
n.d.

Box 3: folder 8
Commencement exercises
n.d.

Box 3: folder 9
Concert - Baccalaureate Sunday
1921 Jun 19

Box 3: folder 10
Dinner
1921 Jun 22

Box 3: folder 11
Grove Exercises
1921 Jun 18

Box 3: folder 12
Historical Day exercises
1921 Jun 20

Box 3: folder 13
Ivy exercises
1921 Jun 18

Box 3: folder 14
Pageant - "Amherst Milestones"
1921 Jun 21

Box 3: folder 15
Large scrapbook of photographs and printed programs
n.d.

Box 3
Pageant - "Amherst Milestones"
1921 Jun 21

Box 3
Series 4: SCRAPBOOKS



"Newspaper Clippings of the One-Hundredth Anniversary of the Founding of Amherst College 1821-1921" (Collected by the Alumni Council)
n.d.

Box 4
"The Story of the Campaign as seen from New York District Headquarters" compiled by Trumbull White (AC 1890), Director
n.d.

Box 5

Search Terms
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Subjects
  • Amherst College--History.
  • Universities and colleges--Massachusetts--Amherst--History.

Contributors
  • Amherst College.
  • Amherst College. Centennial Celebration Committee.

Genre terms
  • Scrapbooks--Amherst College.


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