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  • Collection: Jones Family Collection

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…

Letter written from Samuel Minot Jones to his brother while Samuel was camped on the battlefield at Sugar Creek, Arkansas. Details how the Union won the pivotal Civil War battle at Pea Ridge despite being outnumbered three to one by Confederate…

Pair of gold cufflinks owned by Samuel Minot Jones

Engraved metal cup that belonged to Augusta Thayer Jones

View of Merchants' Row, including Cutler's store, from the Amherst Town Common

Young Minot Jones as a toddler, standing behind his mother, Harriet Stenger Jones. She is seated and holding his arms loosely around her neck.

The Jones Family Bible, open to pages listing family births, deaths and marriages.

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Diagram showing the locations of the Jones Family pews, numbered 17 and 83, in the Meeting House in the first parish of Amherst

Minot Jones in his Army uniform with rifle by his side. Photograph possibly taken in an Army camp, as there appear to be cots laden with belongings in the background.

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Cased photograph of young Minot Jones as a toddler

Image of United States Army Tank Corps pin of Minot Jones

Formal portrait of a mature Samuel Minot Jones wearing a nice suit and sitting in a chair with one leg crossed over the other.

Photo of Samuel Minot Jones and his sister Augusta Thayer Jones as children

Exterior view of the front and side of the house in which Samuel Minot Jones was born, located in Enfield, Massachusetts.

Silver fiddleback serving spoon that belonged to Samuel Minot Jones’s mother, Mary Hubbard Field French Jones
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