Browse Collections (10 total)

John L. Lovell Collection


John L. Lovell (1825-1903) was a professional photographer. He came to Amherst in 1856 and established the Amherst Picture Gallery, the first…

Edgar Scott Postcard Collection


Edgar Scott (1857-1940) was a photographer and printer in the Amherst and Northampton areas. He was born on Martha’s Vineyard and, as an Amherst…

Lincoln Barnes Photograph Collection


Lincoln W. Barnes (1879-1966), born in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, was a professional photographer with a studio on Main Street in Amherst from 1920…

Joel Martin Halpern Photograph Collection


Joel Martin Halpern (1929- ) has lived in Amherst since 1967 when he became a professor in the Anthropology Department at the University of…

John and Anthony Martin Photograph Collection


John Martin moved to Amherst in 1967 and began teaching at the University of Massachusetts. He is an environmental designer, professionally registered…

Amherst Record Photograph Collection


Photographs of local people and events taken for use in the Amherst Record newspaper. About 14,000 prints covering the late 1960's to early 1984.

Clifton Johnson Collection


Clifton Johnson (1865-1940) of Hadley, Massachusetts was an accomplished literary figure with some 125 published books and countless magazine and…

Robert Francis Collection

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Robert Churchill Francis (1901-1987) moved to Amherst, Massachusetts in 1926 to teach high school English. The teaching job lasted a single year;…

Jones Library Collection


Established in 1919, The Jones Library is the public library for the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts. The Jones Library Collection contains photographs…

Jones Family Collection

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The Jones Family Collection contains documents, photographs, and artifacts related to the family of Samuel Minot Jones, benefactor of the Jones…