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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.

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 reading room on the second floor of the Morgan Library which contained reference books and periodical literature.

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View of a classroom with benches as seating for students and a podium in front. The walls are filled with pictures and a large map. Richard Henry Mather was a professor of Greek language and literature at Amherst College from 1859 to 1890.

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View of a classroom with benches as seating for students and a podium in front. The walls are filled with pictures and a large map. Richard Henry Mather was a professor of Greek language and literature at Amherst College from 1859 to 1890.

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View over student benches with pictures and busts hanging on the back wall.

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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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View of the building that was originally called Middle College until the original North College burned in 1857. Built by Hiram Johnson, an Amherst brick mason.

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View showing a reading room in Morgan Library.

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View showing a reading room in Morgan Library with a woodstove for heating.

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View showing a reading room in Morgan Library.

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View of a mathematics classroom in Walker Hall with student benches lined up in rows and facing the teacher's desk on a raised platform in front. There are blackboards with written calculations lining all visible walls.

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Exterior view of the old Amherst High School building on Spring Street.

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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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