Archives & Special Collections houses Amherst College's rare books, literary manuscripts, written materials of unique value, historic photographs, sound recordings, moving image recordings, and a large collection of objects, as well as serves as the official repository for the records of Amherst College.
The Archives and Special Collections is located in the Robert Frost Library on the main campus quadrangle. The reading room, College History Room and exhibition area are located on Level A, at the base of the main lobby stairway. (See a campus map and other information for planning a visit.)
The Archives and Special Collections is open Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., year round. See detailed list of hours and holidays.
Mailing address:Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library, AC #2256
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
|Christina Barber||Deputy Archivist||413-542-5390|
|Margaret R. Dakin||Archives & Special Collections Specialist||413-542-5391|
|Rachel Jirka||College Archivist||413-542-5394|
|Mike Kelly||Head of Archives & Special Collections||413-542-5307|
|Mariah Leavitt||Preservaton Specialist||413-542-5393|