Amherst College Early History Collection
Amherst College Early History Collection, 1815-1991 (Bulk: 1815-1849)
2 records storage boxes, 5 archives boxes, 3 half archives boxes, 1 oversize flat box, 1 bound volume (6 linear ft.)
Printed material, legal documents, financial records, correspondence and other papers documenting the history of Amherst Academy, its Charity Fund, and the inception and founding of Amherst College. Includes early circulars and catalogues of both Amherst College Academy and Amherst College, as well as papers of several 19th century trustees.
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
There is no restriction on access to the Early History Collection for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.
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.
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections