Friends of the Amherst College Newsletter


Care and Preserve 2004 By Daria D'Arienzo The Friends Care and Preserve Program is now in its fourth year. This experiment, initiated in 2001 by Chairman Sam Ellenport and the Library's Preservation Officer, Daria D'Arienzo, can now be considered a full-fledged annual Friends program and a rousing success. Every day, throughout the Library, we see the results of Care and Preserve.


Activities of the Student Advisory Committee By Daria D'Arienzo and Ute Brandes For the Student Advisory Committee to the Friends, 2003-2004 was a time of reinvigoration—indeed, a fresh start.


The Amherst Center for Russian Culture By Stanley J. Rabinowitz Further information about the Center may be viewed at its web site.


"In Equal Measure": The Frost-Lankes Connection Announcing a talk by Welford Taylor, Spring 2005


Samuel Fowler Dickinson

Hugo Saglio '31

A New Publication, and a Remembrance
Hugo Saglio by John Lancaster Hugo Saglio '31 1909 - 2004.

The President and the Poet

John F. Kennedy at Amherst, October 26, 1963 By Daria D'Arienzo In fall 2003, the Archives and Special Collections mounted an exhibition of images and artifacts from Kennedy's 1963 visit. An online version also can be viewed [This web page is not currently available]. Additional materials from the collection appeared in Amherst Magazine (Fall/Winter 2003-2004).  

The Earliest Printed Map of Amherst, 1833

By John Lancaster
map by Michael Buehler The earliest printed map of Amherst, Massachusetts.