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Photographs of Town of Amherst Day, 1972 May 14

Item Information

Title:
Photographs of Town of Amherst Day, 1972 May 14
Description:
Black and white photographs taken May 14, 1972 of events held on Town of Amherst Day, an Amherst College event celebrating the school's sesquicentennial and the College's relation to the town of Amherst. Students, faculty, administrators, and visitors to the College are among those in images. Photographs were taken in various locations including inside Johnson Chapel, Merrill Science Center, the Pratt Museum of Natural History, and Valentine Hall and outside on Valentine Quad, in front of the Arms Music Center, and near Memorial Field. Individuals are photographed engaging in a variety of activities including taking tours, using scientific equipment, hula-hooping, dining, preparing kites, and sitting on a stage. These photographs were taken by the College Photographer for the Office of Public Affairs (now the Office of Communications). The name of the photographer is unknown.
Date:
May 14, 1972
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Job 5-72-072 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Amherst College Photographer Records
Subjects:
Photographs
Anniversaries, etc.
Students
Faculty
College students
Recreation
College campuses
Amherst College
Places:
MassachusettsHampshire (county)Amherst
Extent:
84 photographs
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)
Contact host institution for more information.
Place of origin:
Amherst (Mass.)
Notes (object):
Original 35mm and 120mm (roll film) black and white negatives digitized positive.