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Amherst College Financial Records , ca. 1830-1952 (Bulk: ca. 1860-1921)
(13.5 linear ft.)

Abstract:
Ledgers, account books, correspondence and other financial records relating to Amherst College scholarships, loans, tuition payments, special funds, and investments, dating chiefly from ca. 1830-1900.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the collection for research use. Volumes were opened for research use in November, 1991, after review by Peter Shea, Comptroller; Gerry Mager, Secretary for the Board of Trustees; and Kent Faerber, Secretary for Alumni Relations and Development.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the collection should be directed to the Archivist of the College.

Amherst College Archives and Special Collections

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Ledgers, account books, correspondence and other financial records relating to Amherst College scholarships, loans, tuition payments, special funds, and investments, dating chiefly from ca. 1830-1900.

Most items in the collection are single volumes devoted to a single topic. Some volumes, however, include more than one record or account. In such cases, all records in a volume are listed and clustered.


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

There is no restriction on access to the collection for research use. Volumes were opened for research use in November, 1991, after review by Peter Shea, Comptroller; Gerry Mager, Secretary for the Board of Trustees; and Kent Faerber, Secretary for Alumni Relations and Development.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the collection should be directed to the Archivist of the College.

Preferred Citation

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

[Identification of item], in Amherst College Financial Records [Box #, Folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library

History of the Collection

Processing Information
Processed:1990
Updated:1991 Mar 25, 1991 Nov 20, 1992 Jan 7, 2009 Jun 16
By:Paul Milazzo, Student Assistant
Susannah Pelletier, Student Assistant
Updated by:Emily Silverman, Archives Associate


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
Amherst College Financial Records



Term Bill Ledger F
1897 Oct-1901 Jun

1
Term Bill Journal A
1836 Oct-1861 Jul

2
Term Bill Journal B
1861 Nov-1877 Jun

3
Term Bill Journal C
1878 Jun-1895 Jun

4
Term Bill Journal D
1896 Jun-1911

5
Student Accounts
1828-1873

6
Principal and Interest of Charity Fund
1839-1866

7
Record of Accounts
1865 Jul-1883 Sep

8
Charitable Fund Cash A
1865 Jul-1898 Aug

9
Charitable Fund Cash B
1899 Jul-1921 Aug

10
Journal A
1874 Aug-1884 Nov

11
Journal B
1867 Aug-1870 Aug

12
Cash balance sheet, term bills (scholarship receipts)
1865 Jul-1883 Sep

13
Accounts of the College Bookstore
1872 Apr-Nov

14
Accounts of the College Bookstore
1873

15
Term Bills and "Cash book"
1884-1896

16
Real estate
1892-1896

17
Investments
1892-1897


Collections, furnishings, books, etc.
1892-1897


Edward B. Marsh account book
[1884-89]

18
Catalogue of Apparatus in the Cabinet of Natural Philosophy
1895

19
Note:

See also inventory of Shep tools Sept. 16, 1895

Term bills and Charitable Fund
1896-1898

20
Trial Balance
1897-1902

21
Scholarship Payments and Term Bills
1896-1901

22
Cash
1898-1900


Cash
1900


Investments
1898 Jan-1901 Jan

23
Check Disbursements and Deposit Receipts
1910 Nov-Dec

24
Scholarships and Term Bills
1900-1908

25
Registration Fees
1923 May-1933 Jun

26
Records of Donors to Amherst College
After 1850

27
Hitchcock Scholarship Notes
1871-74

28
Annual Assignment of Amherst College Scholarships (also includes extract from a will)
1871-86

29
Amherst College Hitchcock Scholarship Notes
1874 Dec-1902 Oct

30
Minutes of the Scholarship Committee of Amherst College
1890-98

31
Physics Laboratory Accounts
1891-1901

32
Scholarship Awards
1891-92

33
Laboratory Fees Cash Book
1894 Jan 16-1902 Jul 31

34
Treasurer's Correspondence
1895-98

35
Record Book of the Board of Control of the Pratt Health College
1897 Sep-1903

36
Treasurer's correspondence
1898-99

37
Records of the Committee on Beneficiary Aid
1898 May-1901 Mar

38
Hitchcock Dining Hall Cash Book
1899 Apr-1901 Jul

39
Report of the Dormitory Room Inspections [North-South College]
1900-1904

40
Treasurer's correspondence
1899-1901

41
Gas Records
1899 Dec 1-1903 Oct 1

42
Finance Committee Minutes
1908-23

43
Trustees' Financial Committee Meetings
1911-34

44
Centennial Housing Receipts
1921

45
Ledger of Centennial Gifts, Subscriptions, Bonds, and Trusts
1921-27

46
Centennial Cash Fund
1920 Nov 24-1921 May 27

47
Centennial Cash Fund
1921 May 23-1922 May 5

48
Centennial Cash Gifts
1922 May 10-1923 Aug 31

49
Centennial Cash Gifts
1923 Sep 1-1925 Feb 9

50
Centennial Cash Fund
1925 Feb 18-1931 Feb 5

51
Service Contracts for College Buildings
1924-30

52
Folger Shakespeare Memoranda
1931-32

53
Folger Shakespeare Memorial Check Register Investment Income Cash Receipts
1931 Sep-1933 Jun

54
Report of Campus Buildings Insulated by the Home Insulation Company of New England, Springfield, Massachusetts
1938-40

55
Service Report for Genung House
1951 Nov 8-1952

56
Term Bills
1908-1915

57
Investment A
1874-1884

58
Investment B
1885-1889

59
Investment C
1889-1899

60
Investment D
1900-1907

61
Ledger A
1874 Jul-1883 Jul

62
Ledger B
1883 Aug-1889 Jul

63
Ledger C
1889 Aug-1893 Jul

64
Ledger D
1893 Jul-1895 Jul

65
Ledger E
1897 Jul-1900 Jul

66
Cash D
1881 Aug-1884 Jul

67
Cash E
1884 Aug-1888 Mar

68
Cash F
1888 Apr-1891 Aug

69
Cash G
1891 Aug-1895 Jan

70
Cash H
1895 Feb-1898 Dec

71
Cash I
1899 Jan-1903 Jul

72
Scholarship Cash Book
1881 Oct 26-1900 Oct 22

73
Income Pratt Health Cottage
1897 Nov 30-1902 Jun 10

74
Notes of Beneficiaries of Charitable Fund A
1840 Nov 21-1845 May 21

75
Notes of Beneficiaries of Charitable Fund B
1845 Jun 3-1852 Jul 30

76
Notes of Beneficiaries of Charitable Fund C
1852 Jan 20-1860 Apr 14

77
Notes of Beneficiaries of Charitable Fund D
1860 Sep 8-1867 Jan 11

78
Notes of Beneficiaries of Charitable Fund E
1867 Jan 14-1875 Apr 21

79
Notes of Beneficiaries of Charitable Fund F
1875 Apr 21-1886 Jul 31

80
Notes of Beneficiaries of Charitable Fund G
1886 Dec 10-1909 Jun 18

81
Minutes of the Overseers of the Amherst College Charity Fund (1916-1919 on typewritten sheets)
1872-1919

82
Alumni Council Class Funds
1915-1925

83
Alumni Fund Ledger
1924 Jun 30-1933

84
Term Bill Ledger A
1836 Jan-1852 Aug

85
Term Bill Ledger B
1852 Nov-1866 Jul

86
Term Bill Ledger C
1865 Mar-1879 Jul

87
Term Bill Ledger D
1876 Oct-1888 Mar

88
Term Bill Ledger E
1885-1900 Mar 1

89
B & G Expenses
1911-1916

90
Income
1916-1922


Charitable Fund
1917-1920


Alumni Fund
1919-1920


Record of Bond Investments
Through 1912

91
Check Book with Canceled Checks
1914-1919

92
Amherst College Centennial Gifts Journal
1921 Dec 8-1929 Jan 31

93
Tuition
1930-1933

94
Check Register
1901 Dec 19-1910 Nov 10

95
Treasurers Records AC Doshisha Fund
c.1931-1932

96
Treasurers Records
c.1884-1901

97
Charitable Fund Papers (c.1830-1900)
Amherst Academy Papers (1948)
c.1830-1900, 1948

98
Book of the Receipts of the Beneficiaries of the Congregational Education Society in Amherst College, Vol. III
1895-1909

99
Barrett Gymnasium Expenses Book
1866-1876

100
Bank Record Book, Amherst College Athletics Board
1893-1894

101
Financial Record Book, Athletic Association of Amherst College
1911-1916

102
Financial Record Book, Athletic and other Associations of Amherst College
1916-1922

103
Student loans or scholarships ledger
[1836-1879]

104

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Subjects
  • Amherst College - Administration
  • Charity Fund (Amherst, Mass.)
  • Education -- Massachusetts -- Sources


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