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Amherst Tax Records 1830.pdf
Tax record book showing property owned and its value.

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.

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…

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.

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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