Printed material, legal documents, financial records, correspondence and other papers from 1815 - 1891 documenting the history of Amherst Academy, the Charity Fund, and the inception and founding of Amherst College. These material are held at Amherst College Archives & Special Collections in... more
A collection of literary, humor and news publications, largely written and edited by Amherst College students and alumni, but also including Five College publications and publications edited by the college for students and alumni. These material are held at Amherst College Archives & Special... more
Individual issues of the Amherst Student, Amherst College’s student newspaper, from 1959 to 1977. These material are held at Amherst College Archives & Special Collections in Amherst, MA.
This collection consists of items from the Andy Jaffe Project collection hosted by Williams College. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Eight hundred and five newspapers (many from Boston, Massachusetts) and fifteen pamphlets annotated and indexed by merchant and patriot Harbottle Dorr, Jr. The annotations refer to political figures, especially colonial Massachusetts governor Thomas Hutchinson, and political events in the years... more
In the late 1890s, the family of William Lloyd Garrison, along with others closely involved in the anti-slavery movement, presented Boston Public Library with a major gathering of correspondence, documents, and other original material relating to the abolitionist cause from 1832 until after the... more
This collection consists of items from the Boston City Hospital collection hosted by City of Boston Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
The Boston Pictorial Archive is one of the largest distinct collections of images related to Boston held by a public institution and the essential resource for Boston architectural, social, and neighborhood history. It includes more than 6,000 images on paper representing the visual history of... more
Born in 1908 to Louis and Sarah Kessel Burgett, Katherine grew up on the family farm outside of Oquawka, Illinois. In 1924 her parents purchased their own farm in Monmouth, which they later lost due to the devastating impact of the Depression on agriculture, and it was there that she... more