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  • Tags: 1840s

AmherstCollege_letter_18450704.pdf
A letter from Amherst College student Abel Packard, to sister Lucy, about Fourth of July activities around Amherst, and other details about life as a student at the college.

AmherstAcademy_catalog.pdf
Catalog that includes lists of trustees, teachers, and students. Also includes lists of textbooks and general information about the school.

Phoenix_Rox_1840.jpg
Reproduction of a lithograph of the original Phoenix Row building looking east down Main Street. Building signs include Phoenix Hall Straw Works and D. Mack Jr. and Son. Horse and carts cluster near the buildings, while people stroll the street. On…

GoodellCorrApr211849.pdf
Letter from Nathaniel Dudley Goodell to his brother Noble Thomas Goodell in Amherst. Dudley Goodell traveled to California in 1849 to dig for gold. This letter describes the part of the journey that took him across the Isthmus of Panama, and up the…

MtHolyokeSemCat.pdf
This 16-page catalog lists trustees, teachers and pupils at the Mount Holyoke Female Seminary for the year that Emily Dickinson attended, describing the course of study, entrance requirements, books used, vacations, Sabbath requirements, etc.

PackardLetter.pdf
Chatty letter describing the setting in the dorm room, the "Millerites" (Adventists) in Amherst, textbooks being used, etc.

TaxRecords_1843.html
Tax record book showing property owned and its value.

HitchcockGeologicalMap1842.jpg
Colored map included in the geological survey completed by Edward Hitchcock showing the mineral deposits in the state of Massachusetts.

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TaxRecords_wrap_1840.html
Tax record book showing property owned and its value.
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