Browse Exhibits (22 total)
This exhibit, based on the physical exhibit displayed in Jones Library Special Collections from March through May 2019, celebrates the life of Samuel Minot Jones, benefactor of the Jones Library. The photographs, realia, and correspondence represented are drawn from the Jones Family Collection, and reflect the many facets of Samuel Minot Jones, who spent his formative years in Amherst.
This exhibit contains all of the photographs and many of the other materials that were on display at the Amherst Town Council Inauguration, which took place at the Amherst-Pelham Regional High School on Sunday, December 2, 2018. All of these materials are the property of Jones Library Special Collections.
Information about Amherst as an academic center, including higher education, scholarship, and the local educational system.
Amherst's role in military conflicts, peace movements, and struggles for human rights.
This exhibit celebrates the 100th anniversary of the reveal of David Grayson's true identity. Grayson wrote popular essays about his simple farm life. For a decade no one knew who was behind the pseudonym.
This exhibit will take you through the events leading up to March 1916 and the aftermath of the announcement. Through fan letters, newspaper articles, photographs, and books you will learn more about David Grayson and the person behind him.