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  • Tags: 1830s

TaxRecords_wrap_1830.html
Tax record book showing property owned and its value.

ValleysOfErosion.jpg
Looking south from the columns of Mount Pleasant Institute across open landscape toward Amherst center. Amherst College, Amherst Academy, and the Village Church are visible and the Holyoke Range rises in the background.

This plate is an…

1st Church Articles of Faith.pdf
Articles of faith and government of the First Church in Amherst, Mass. Adopted February 13, 1834. Printed by J. S. and C. Adams, 1850.

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…

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…

autumnal_scenery.jpg
Lithograph created from the original painting by Orra White Hitchcock. View looking west from the Pelham Hills and showing East Village in the foreground, and the center of town and Amherst College in the background.

Map_Amherst_1833.jpg
Full title: A map of Amherst. With a view of the College and Mount Pleasant Institution. By Alonzo Gray & Charles B. Adams. Amherst College, May 1833. Pendleton's Lithography, Boston.

Pendleton's Lithography published many Massachusetts town plans…
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