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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.

Amherst College Archives and Special Collections

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

Contents List
Series 1: PERSONAL SCRAPBOOKS,
1856-1943


Series 1, PERSONAL SCRAPBOOKS, consists of scrapbooks kept by individuals during their undergraduate years at Amherst College, documenting college life. Arranged chronologically by class year.

Ward, William Haynes
1856


Davis, Robert Henry
1868


Cary, Otis
1872


Hatch, Franklin Samuel
1873


Leland, George Adams
1874


Bartlett, Horace Irving
1876


George, Andrew Jackson
1876


Hunter, Aaron Burtis
1876


Patton, Robert Logan
1876


Washburn, William Ives
1876


Gere, Collins Henry
1877


Salter, Sumner
1877


Cowles, William Lyman
1878


Culver, Allan Mooar (oversize)
1878


Eaton, George Thomas
1878


Lester, William Hand
1878


Pratt, Harden de Valson
1878


Willard, John Dayton
1878


Kanda, Naibu
1879


Pratt, Charles Millard
1879


Gillett, Arthur Lincoln
1880


Perkins, George Grindley Spence
1880


Whittemore, Luther Denny
1880


Kemp, James Furman
1881


Stillman, Charles
1881


Burt, Enoch Hale
1882


Chase, Horace (non-graduate)
1882


Mills, C.S.
1882


Greenleaf, Jonathan
1883


Griffin, Martin Luther
1883


Parsons, Edward Smith
1883


Tufts, James Hayden
1884


Upham, Edward Darwin
1884


Barrows, Franklin William
1885


Elliott, Thompson Colt (3 volumes)
1885


Galloway, Tod Buchanan
1885


Greene, Frederick Davis
1885


Palmer, Francis Leseure
1885


Simonds, Edward
1885


Clark, John Brittan
1886


Cross, Allen Eastman
1886


Lansing, Robert
1886


Wood, Walter Childs
1886


Blodgett, Edward Dwight (3 oversize volumes)
1887


Nichols, Samuel French (oversize)
1887


Rounds, Arthur Charles
1887


Whitney, William Belcher
1887


Raymond, Charles Beebe
1888


Waldo, Edward Hardenbergh
1888


Allen, Glenn S.
1889


Copeland, Elmer Humphrey
1889


Porter, Charles Wendell
1889


Woodbridge, Frederick James Eugene
1889


Doyle, William Barnabas
1890


Dunbar, Frank Emerson
1890


Dunham, Tryon Griswold
1890


Gates, Herbert Wright
1890


Harrison, Fosdick Beach
1890


Lacey, Edward Norman
1890


Leonard, George Locke
1891


Lyall, Herbert James
1891


Griswold, Lyman William
1892


Jackson, William Tecumseh Sherman
1892


Moody, Ambert George
1892


Nichols, Herbert Strong (2 volumes)
1892


Andrews, Charles Amos
1895


Fiske, George Walter
1895


White, Herbert Otis
1895


Merriam, George Ernest (2 volumes)
1896


Boynton, Percy Holmes
1897


Morse, Ernest Chandler
1897


Harkness, Harry Elurin
1898


Brigham, Loriman Percival
1900


Dyer, Walter Alden
1900


Lyall, Arthur Vinton
1900


Kretschmar, Frederick Klemm
1901


Longstreth, Walter Cook
1901


Stoughton, Ralph Mosman
1901


Collester, Clinton Henry
1902


Ells, Arthur F.
1902


Whitelaw, Ralph Thomas
1902


Wilson, Eugene Smith
1902


Foster, Arthur Trow
1903


Phalen, Paul Stevens
1903


Warren, Clifford Parker
1903


Goold, Edgar Hunt
1904


Keep, Clifford Holcombe
1904


Sturgis, Fred Eugene
1904


Dewar, John Innes
1906


Lewis, Clifford Benson
1906


McRae, Edson A.
1906


Sparrow, Charles Atsatt
1906


Ward, William Earle Dodge
1906


Barlow, Harry
1907


Stockbridge, Enos Smith
1908


Washburn, William Ives, Jr.
1908


Foster, Elliott Orman
1909


Smith, Harold Lyman
1909


Ashley, Jonathan Porter
1911


Ballard, Clifford Bateman
1911


Doolittle, William Pitt Sherman
1911


Lord, Upton Prentiss
1911


Seelye, Laurens Hickok (oversize)
1911


Shumway, Waldo (scrapbook documents the 1911-12 Amherst biological expedition to Patagonia with Professor Loomis)
1911


Wood, Lawrence
1911


Bacon, Howard Rogers
1912


Beatty, C. Francis
1912


Moody, Van Buren
1912


Wellman, Sargent Holbrook
1912


Morrow, William Otway
1914


Shaw, Harold Eden
1914


Smart, Daniel Stevenson
1914


Eaton, Louis Franklin
1915


Ashley, Thomas Williams
1916


Gillett, Robert Swift
1916


Washburn, Alfred H.
1916


Clark, John Dodge
1917


Romer, Alfred Sherwood
1917


Note:

See: Alfred Sherwood Romer Papers, box 1

Belknap, Walter Kerr
1919


Porter, Charles Scott
1919


Bliss, Daniel (2 volumes)
1920


Wood, Ramson Vanderhoof
1920


Keeler, Lansing Herman
1921


Kresge, Paul Charles
1923


Merrick, Charles Llewellyn
1924


Morsman, Eugene Kimball
1924


Pierson, George Mervin
1924


Allen, Francis Pitcher
1926


Clark, John Dodge, Jr.
1943


Series 2: INSTITUTIONAL SCRAPBOOKS,
1847-1967


Series 2, INSTITUTIONAL SCRAPBOOKS, 1847-1964, includes the scrapbooks of administrative offices, fraternities, and athletic teams. These scrapbooks contain printed material, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

This series is organized into 3 sub-series:

  • A. Administrative Scrapbooks, 1867-1927
  • B. Athletics Scrapbooks, 1871-1875
  • C. Fraternity Scrapbooks, 1847-1864
Sub-Series A: Administrative Scrapbooks



[Alumni Council?], newsclippings
1913-1920


[Alumni Council?], newsletter
1925-1927


College Memorabilia, printed materials
1867-1872


College Memorabilia (secret societies) - clippings, printed materials
1868-1876


College Memorabilia, printed materials
1874-1875


College Memorabilia - clippings, printed materials
1876-1878


College Memorabilia - clippings
1900-1904


Biological Expedition to Patagonia (Professor Frederic B. Loomis et al.)
1911-1912


Scrapbook regarding controversy over Central Intelligence Agency's funding of National Student Association and other student groups
1967 Feb-Apr


Sub-Series B: Athletics Scrapbooks



Crew, newsclippings
1871-1874


Crew, newsclippings
1874-1875


Sub-Series C: Fraternities Scrapbooks



Alpha Delta Phi, printed materials
1847-1897


Alpha Delta Phi, printed materials
1853-1875


Alpha Delta Phi, printed materials
1874-1878


Alpha Delta Phi, printed materials
1880-1882


Alpha Delta Phi, printed materials
1882-1885


Chi Psi, printed materials
1870-1895


Phi Gamma Delta
1893-1956


Phi Kappa Psi/Phi Alpha Psi
1919-1932


Phi Kappa Psi - newsclippings
1931-1961


Phi Alpha Psi - newsclippings, printed
1954-1962


Phi Alpha Psi, newsclippings
1962-1964


Phi Upsilon, photo album
1920-1939


Theta Delta Chi scrapbook
1926-1954


Series 3: OTHER SCRAPBOOKS,
1853-1874


Series 3, OTHER SCRAPBOOKS, 1853-1874, consists of other personal scrapbooks of Amherst alumni not documenting Amherst College life. These scrapbooks contain mainly newspaper clippings.

Crowell, Edward Payson, clippings
1853


Dyer, Ebenezer Porter, clippings
1869


Waite, George White, clippings
1869


Stebbins, Calvin, clippings
1862


Donald, Elijah Winchester, clippings
1869


Cary, Otis, clippings
1870


Smith, Charles S., clippings (2 volumes)
1874



Search Terms
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Subjects
  • Amherst College--History--Sources.
  • Amherst College--Students.
  • College students--Massachusetts--Amherst.

Genre terms
  • Scrapbooks--Amherst College.


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