David Bollier to Discuss “The Promise of Digital Technologies” at Amherst College’s Frost Library April 26

April 15, 2010                                                                                 

AMHERST, Mass. – On Monday, April 26, at 4 p.m., Amherst College Croxton Lecturer David Bollier will discuss “Academia as a Commons: The Promise of Digital Technologies at Amherst College and the Five Colleges” in the Periodicals Area of the school’s Frost Library.

World-Renowned Russian Literature Translators to Speak at Amherst College March 3

February 17, 2010                                                    

AMHERST, Mass.—AmherstCollege will host a conversation with world-renowned Russian literature translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky on Wednesday, March 3, at 4 p.m. in the periodicals area of the school’s Frost Library.

Two Museums, Library at Amherst College Unveil Darwin Displays

November 20, 2009

AMHERST, Mass.—Charles Darwin and the publication of his revolutionary book On the Origin of Species 150years ago are being commemorated at AmherstCollege through special exhibits and displays at the Museum of Natural History, the MeadArt Museum and the Frost Library.

Prolific Bird Book Collector to Speak about Hobby at Amherst College Nov. 6

November 2, 2009

AMHERST, Mass. –Richard Soffer, a member of Amherst College’s Class of 1954, will give a lecture titled “Collecting Ornithological Books - A Personal Odyssey,” at 4 p.m. Friday, November 6, in Cole Assembly Room of the college’s Converse Hall.

Amherst College’s Frost Library to Host Book Launch of Emeritus Physics Prof’s New Book Sept. 18

September 10, 2009                   

AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College’s Frost Library will host a book launch of emeritus physics professor Robert Romer’s Slavery in the Connecticut Valley of Massachusetts ($22.50, Levellers Press, 2009) in the Friendly Periodicals room on the main floor of the building at 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18.

Untitled (type) collage by Schermer

by Lloyd Schermer (AC 1950); mixed metal and antique wood type, 2003. Located in R. Frost Library, 1st floor, west wall by the administration office. Photo by Benjamin M. Mears (AC 2011) on 13 May 2008.

R. Frost portrait

Portrait of Robert Frost in R. Frost Library, main lobby. Photo taken on 5 June 2008.

R. Frost bust by Duchene

by Araldo Duchêne; Bronze bust, 1938. In R. Frost Library; Level A; Archives and Special Collections; Ward Exhibition Room. Photo by Benjamin M. Mears (AC 2011) on 13 May 2008.

Remorse, Despondence, and Acceptance of an Early Death painting by Parrish

by Graydon Parrish (AC 1999); in R. Frost Library; 1st floor; North wall; in the Reference Department Lounge. Photo by Benjamin M. Mears (AC 2011)on 13 May 2008.

Noah Webster portrait

Noah Webster, 1758-1843; American, after an original by Samuel F. B. Morse (1823). In R. Frost Library; 1st floor; east wall; Reference Department. Photo by Benjamin M. Mears (AC 2011) on 13 May 2008.

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