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View of Amity Street and Amherst Academy building, where Emily Dickinson went to school. The Academy building is three and one-half stories and federal style. The building was razed in 1868. Rev. David Parsons House is on the right. The Jones Library…

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

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View of College Hill as seen from northeast. East College dormitory, razed in 1883, can be seen to the right of Stearns Church on the left. The other college buildings are also visible.

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Exterior view of Amity Street school which stood on the site of the parking lot across from the Jones Library.

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Hillside view of the Durfee Plant House, the Botanic Museum, and the land around the two buildings.

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Painting and drawing class comprised of children and women. Written on back: "Class of Miss L. M. Nims?"

Atlas_of_Heavens.pdf
This atlas includes diagrams of the planets and constellations of both hemispheres. It accompanies a textbook of the same name and was studied by Emily Dickinson while at Amherst Academy. It has hand painted color and is bound in brown cardboard…

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View of a bee-keeping class posed outside on the grass. There are fruit trees in the background and a large container marked "Cowan's Rapid Extractor" next to the group. Cowan's Rapid Extractor is a device invented in England in 1875 for the quick…

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View of the wooden walkway and plants inside Durfee Plant House at Massachusetts Agricultural College in Amherst.

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Fall view of the Botanic Museum and Durfee Plant house and partially raked grounds.

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The Botanic Museum was completed in December of 1867 and destroyed by fire in 1967. View includes an elaborate water fountain which was donated to Massachusetts Agricultural College by the Ladies of Amherst.

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View of the Botanic Museum at Mass Aggie which was constructed by December of 1867 and destroyed by fire in 1967. There are several students in front of the building in this image.

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View of the Botanic Museum at Mass Aggie which was constructed by December of 1867 and destroyed by fire in 1967.

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The Botanical Museum was constructed in 1867 and was one of the original four buildings constructed before the first class of students arrived in the fall of the same year. It stood behind the original Durfee Conservatory and was destroyed by fire in…

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Interior view showing cactus plants inside Durfee Plant House at Massachusetts Agricultural College in Amherst.
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