Digital Collections

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Jerry Cohen (AC 1963) Papers

Creator:Cohen, Jerry
Organizing for Social Justice: the Jerry Cohen '63 Papers

Title: Papers, 1960-2008
Chiefly legal records kept by Cohen during his 14 years as General Counsel of the United Farm Workers of America and personal attorney of César Chávez. The collection relates primarily to Cohen's participation in the legal battles for union recognition and basic labor rights fought by the U.F.W. in the late 1960s and 1970s. The collection contains only non-privileged material.
Links:Selected documents and images, with an introduction by Ilan Stavans:

Amherst College Coeducation Collection

Creator:Amherst College
Coeducation Collection
Title:Coeducation Collection
Abstract:Chronologies, articles, newspaper clippings, and committee reports relating to coeducation at Amherst College and its subsequent anniversaries. The bulk of the collection covers planning for coeducation and responses to coeducation by Alumni, Faculty, Students, Amherst's president John Ward, and the Trustees of Amherst College. This is an artificial collection created by compiling related materials from other collections.

2 linear feet.

Digitized as part of the Five College Archives Digital Access Project, 1996-1999.

Links:Finding aid:
Digital Collection:

Amherst College Annual Catalogues, 1822-1900

Creator:Amherst College
Annual Catalog 1850

Title:Annual Catalogues
Publisher:Amherst, Mass.: The College
Notes:Annual Catalogues of the College generally include complete lists of faculty, trustees and students (including students' town of residence), with total numbers of students enrolled in each class; and information about requirements for admission and promotion; curriculum and text books; travel and lodging arrangements; and tuition and other costs. Frontis engravings depicting views of the campus appear only occasionally: 1833, 1847, 1848, 1851, 1858, 1859, and 1863.

Digitized as part of the Five College Archives Digital Access Project, 1996-1999.

Amherst College Songs (1926)

Author:Bigelow, William P. [ed.]
Title: Amherst College Songs
Publisher:Amherst, Mass.: Alumni Council of Amherst College

viii, 146 p. [8] leaves of plates : ill., music ; 28 cm.

 Amherst College SongsAmherst College Songs (pdf, 12.8 MB)