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Scrapbooks Collection, 1853-1967
ca. 167 volumes (ca. 84 linear ft.)

Abstract:
Scrapbooks containing programs, souvenirs, photographs, newspaper clippings, college papers, letters and ephemera relating chiefly to student life at Amherst. Includes both personal and institutional scrapbooks.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

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

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Scrapbooks 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 Scrapbooks Collection includes over 140 volumes containing programs, souvenirs, photographs, newspaper clippings, college papers, letters and ephemera relating chiefly to student life at Amherst College. Most are personal scrapbooks that were kept by Amherst College undergraduates; others were kept by fraternities or College offices or organizations. A small number of personal scrapbooks contain material not related to an individual's undergraduate life.


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

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

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Scrapbooks 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 Scrapbooks Collection [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.