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A woman (identified as one of the Marsh sisters) faces is seated on a piano bench playing a spinet piano.

Two white men stand facing each other. One stands in the door of a tent and the other stands outside it. A stove stands in the foreground and mountains rise in the background.

A black woman holding a child's hand stands on a dirt road looking at a black man sitting on a mule with a second mule standing next to them. A fence runs along the road behind them.

A newspaper clipping describes a poetry reading by Robert Francis to take place on September 11 at the Jones Library. The reading was jointly sponsored by The Jones Library and the University of Massachusetts Press in celebration of the poet's new…

A white girl stands by a stone step to a house holding a screaming baby standing on the first step. Wooden planks block the bottom of the open door to the brick house.

Pen and ink illustration of a man spreading manure in field. He stands in the back of a wagon pulled by a horse.

A typed version of Robert Francis' poem, "Robert Frost in Amherst," signed at the bottom by Francis and dated April 14, 1932

A young white woman stands on a barge holding her hand high. A dog stands on its hind legs reaching up and a second woman stands watching. Caption reads: "A girl's pet on an Erie Canal boat. 'Speak!' she says as she holds up a bone. The girl and the…

A white woman stands by a back door of a house covered with white siding, covering her eyes and looking towards a man holding a pail and walking towards the house. Two horses hitched to a cart are in the middle ground and a second cart stands in…

View of a line of students walking across a snow covered landscape away from the College Chapel. It looks as though they've walked across the frozen campus pond.

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A white man on a horse pulling on the reins while a white boy stands leaning against a wooden pillar, watching. The dirt road extends up a hill into a town with buildings on the right and utility poles on the left.

Book cover of Frost: A Time to Talk; Conversations & Indiscretions Recorded by Robert Francis, which was published in 1972 by the University of Massachusetts Press.

1777 Town Meeting Warrant.jpg
A Warrant written on behalf of the Selectmen of Amherst (John Billings, Moses Dickinson, and Joseph Williams) directing Constables Martin Kellogg and Moses Dickinson Junior to inform all eligible voters in the Town of Amherst of a Town Meeting to be…

1778 Town Meeting Warrant.jpg
A warrant from the Selectmen directing Mr. David Blodget, Constable, to inform all qualified voters in the town of Amherst of an upcoming Town Meeting and the Articles to be discussed therein, including 'raising men for the Continental Service'.

1868 Amherst Town By-Laws.pdf
A copy of the first by-laws created by the Town of Amherst, accepted and adopted at Town Meeting on 25 April 1868.
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