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A boy stands on a chair drawing holly across the top of the blackboard with chalk in his right hand and an eraser in his left hand.

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Two boys wearing fake beards sit facing each other pretending they are warming their hands in a fireplace. A jug and a glass stand on a table in front of them.

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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.

AmherstBoysClubCleanupDay.jpg
Members of the Amherst Boys Club working on a project on Cleanup Day. Boys are at work shoveling dirt near a parked a two-horse cart filled with dirt. Kellogg Avenue School is in the background.

AmherstRecordHomeAlmanac1877Resized.pdf
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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Exterior view of Amity Street school which stood on the site of the parking lot across from the Jones Library.

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.

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Group portrait of a class on the steps of a school. Jennie L. Cowles taught at First Intermediate School in Amherst for many years after graduating from Amherst High School in 1871; she stopped teaching in 1885. Students listed on verso of photograph…

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View of a group of young children sitting in chairs outside a house. There are a few older children standing and a couple of women. This is possibly a kindergarten or Sunday-school class.

SPC55KelloggAveSchool.jpg
Brick school house on Kellogg Avenue.

1-1 CarpenterLetter.pdf
Letter from Amherst Academy student, N. Carpenter, to her friend Susan in Dudley, Mass., describing the curriculum, the number of students, Fourth of July and other recreation activities.

Mount_Pleasant_Classical_Institution.jpg
This institution offered boys a classical education and was a well-known school throughout the Connecticut Valley and beyond in the 1830s. The school closed around 1836 and remained empty for awhile. The wings were removed to other areas of town. One…

CushmanSchool.jpg
Photograph of the class of Ella L. Roberts (standing in back) posed in front of the elementary school in Cushman.

OakGroveBrochure.pdf
Brochure with information about this Amherst school detailing policies and board and tuition terms.
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