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Photograph taken from Johnson Chapel tower looking over Williston Hall with a view of the First Congregational Church building.

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This building was erected in 1828-29 as the third meetinghouse of First Congregational Church of Amherst. The pillars were removed by the church in 1861 and it was purchased by the College in 1867.

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Almanac "containing matters of local interest, local business announcements...also some pages of miscellaneous reading." Includes a chronology of notable events (both local and national) for 1876, Amherst marriages and deaths for the year, statistics…

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View of Massachusetts Agricultural College buildings from across the the stream before it was dammed to create the campus pond. Buildings from left to right are the early Drill Hall, Old Chapel, second incarnation of Old South College, North College,…

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View of the Old Chapel at Massachusetts Agricultural College, which was designed by architect Stephen C. Earle of Worcester and constructed in the years 1884-86. View looking across the campus pond which was created in 1892.

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View of Johnson Chapel and North and South dormitories and the walkway in front.

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View of College Hill showing North College, South College and Johnson Chapel. Edward Hitchcock, a professor who later became president of the College, was not pleased with the simple architecture of these buildings. He felt they "form an unsightly…

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View of College Hill showing North College, South College and Johnson Chapel. Edward Hitchcock, a professor who later became president of the College, was not pleased with the simple architecture of these buildings. He felt they "form an unsightly…

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View of College Hill showing North College, South College and Johnson Chapel. Edward Hitchcock, a professor who later became president of the College, was not pleased with the simple architecture of these buildings. He felt they "form an unsightly…

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View of Johnson Chapel with North College and South College adjacent and a covering of snow on the ground.

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View of Johnson Chapel with North College and South College adjacent.

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View of Johnson Chapel with North College and South College adjacent.

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View of an ornate column inside the new Stearns Chapel.

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Construction of the First Congregational Church on Main Street in the winter of 1867. This building was the fourth meetinghouse constructed by the congregation. Edward Dickinson (Emily's father) gave a speech at its dedication.

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View of East College, designed by Charles E. Parkes of Boston and constructed in 1857-58 by George P. Shoals of Easthampton. It was razed in 1883. Stearns Church is visible in the background.
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