Daily Hampshire Gazette: Highly valuable Audubon original 'Birds of America' on display at Amherst College

Frost Library’s rare 2-by-3-foot original volume of John James Audubon’s Birds of America was the subject of a lengthy story in the Amherst-area newspaper. 

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.