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  • Collection: John L. Lovell Collection

Collage view of three buildings at Massachusetts Agricultural College, and two area scenes described as the Insectary, Botanical Laboratory, and Drill Hall; also two views of the waterfall in Whateley Glen.

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View of the Amherst House which was located on the corner of Amity and South Pleasant Streets. This is the second incarnation of the hotel and is shown here with people posing in front and the stagecoach parked on the side of the building. D. H.…

This image is part of an advertisement for Amherst House Livery Feed and Hack Stable and shows an assortment of carriages and wagons with horses. The Amity Street School is visible on the right. The advertisement reads: "Guests of Amherst House are…

This image is part of an advertisement for the E. D. Marsh furniture store and shows the company's horse and wagon parked beside the business. The advertisement reads: "The Amherst House furnished with furniture, carpets, and hangings by E. D. Marsh,…

View showing Main Street (with a trolley car in the foreground), Town Hall, and the Town Common from the balcony of the Amherst House.

This image is part of an advertisement for the College Co-Op Steam Laundry and shows a long wooden building with a horse and carriage parked outside. The advertisement reads: "Amherst House laundry work is done by the College Co-op Steam Laundry, So.…

View of the guest registration office at the Amherst House with a large desk, chairs, wall hangings, etc.

View of the shop window of the H. B. Edward & Co. drygoods store. This image is part of an advertisement and shows the front windows of the shop filled with ladies dresses. The store specialized in ladies' fine underwear. The advertisement reads:…

This is the elegantly appointed main parlor at the Amherst House. The brochure states: "On the second floor front is the large main parlor with French windows opening upon the veranda on the front and side. It is extremely pleasant and inviting, with…

View of the dining room at the Amherst House filled with tables and chairs. The brochure states: "The main dining room and the culinary department occupy the main portion of the second floor. The dining room is very pleasantly situated, finely…

This image is part of an advertisement for the shoe dealer, James F. Page. The advertisement reads: "Guests of Amherst House are referred to James F. Page, Amherst's leading shoe dealer (store established 1854). "Queen Quality" and "Sorosis" for…

View of a piano in an elegantly appointed reception room at the Amherst House.

One of the private chambers at the Amherst House. The brochure states: "The chambers throughout the hotel are all outside rooms, comprising high studded, well lighted and airy sleeping apartments arranged single or en suite, finely furnished and…

View of Arthur E. Hobart's farmhouse and barns. The brochure states: "The Amherst House is supplied with milk from A. E. Hobart's farm, situated on North Pleasant Street about two miles on main road from Amherst House. Farm comprises 60 acres with 30…

Game room at the Amherst House showcasing several pool tables.
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