Amherst College Library Names T. Michael Kelly Head of Archives and Special Collections
March 6, 2009
Contact: Emanuel Costache ’09
Media Relations Intern
AMHERST, Mass.—T. Michael Kelly, associate curator of the Fales Library and Special Collections at New York University, has been named head of Archives and Special Collections at Amherst College’s Frost Library. His appointment is effective April 1.
Two Exhibitions Mark President Kennedy's Visit to Amherst 50 Years Ago
By Peter Rooney
The photos are atmospheric, historic and dramatic, some in color, some in black and white, capturing the historic day on Oct. 26, 1963, when President John F. Kennedy visited Amherst College to receive an honorary degree and preside over the groundbreaking for the Robert Frost Library.
Long Frozen Evenings
By Michael Kelly
Fans of Mysteries at the Museum on the Travel Channel may have seen its recent piece on the Clarence Birdseye field journals, which are held in Archives & Special Collections at Amherst. The two-minute clip covered the basics, but there’s more to the story.
A New Face for the Belle of Amherst?
Submitted on Thursday, 9/13/2012, at 3:42 PM
by William Sweet
Imagine having the whole world judge you on a single snapshot—one taken when you were 16.
Visit Archives and Special Collections at Frost Library
By Emily Gold Boutilier
Wallace's senior thesis in English; an uncorrected proof of The Broom of the System, which grew out of the thesis; and first editions of his books.
The Illustrated Bird: still on view on Frost A Level
The exhibition of selections from the Richard L. Soffer Ornithology Collection is still on view in the Archives & Special Collections on the A Level of Frost Library. The show has been held over through the first week in April. Come by to see outstanding examples of bird illustrations from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries.
Coming in April: The Novelists of Amherst
An exhibition of fiction by Amherst College alumni, from Joseph Amiel to David Foster Wallace, and beyond.