An archive of ephemera, books and photographs from the estate of a member of the class of 1908, Amherst College, including Chi Phi Fraternity memorabilia.
c1908. Dean's New Series of 3d.; Coloured Tale Books. The Handbook of Amherst, Massachusetts, by Frederick H. Hitchcock, revised edition, 1894, with illustrations, 188 pages, plus 8 pages of advertisements. ï· Pamphlet, Amherst College Class Day Exercises of â65. Wednesday, June 14th, 1865. Published by The Class, 1865. 79 pages. ï· The Anthropometric Manual of Amherst College, 1900, Giving Physical Measurements and Tests of Amherst College Students between 17 and 26 years of age. 40 pages, plus two fold-out tables. ï· A Syllabus of the Health Lectures given to the Freshman Class of Amherst College, 1902-03, 7th Edition, 38 pages. ï· Amherst Graduatesâ Quarterly, Historical Addresses at The Alumni Council Meeting, Supplement to Bulletin Number Fifteen, March, 1927 ï· The Amherst Olio, published by the Class of â98 for the Year 1896. The policy of the editorial department of this Olio was to âpresent the comic side of student life in Amherst.â 210 Pages, plus 26 pages of advertisements. Damp stained. ï· Amherst College Biographical Record, 1973 Sesquicentennial Edition. A biographical record of the graduates and non-graduates of the Classes of 1822-1971 Inclusive. Published by The Trustees of Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1973. 1231 Pages ï· Riley, Herbert E. An Amherst Book. A Collection of Stories, Poems, Songs, Sketches and Historical Articles of Alumni and Undergraduates of Amherst College. New York: The Republic Press, 1896. ï· Goldberg, Maxwell Henry. Amherst As Poetry. Amherst, Mass: Newell Press, 1941. ï· Richard Aldridge. Poetry Amherst: a sesquicentennial anthology of poems. Amherst College Press, 1972 ï· Horace W. Hewlett. In Other Words. Amherst in Prose and Verse. Amherst College Press, 1964 Photographs A group of five (5) photographs, two of which appear to be the members of the class of 1908 (one of these is a snapshot), another, 8â X 10â, of a reunion of members of that class, and one that is likely the football team of the same year (7 Â¾â X 9 Â½). Along with the photo of the reunion is a card, in Latin, commemorating the 50th anniversary reunion of the class of 1908. It is signed by the College President, Charles Woolsey Cole. Ephemera ï· Class of 1908 Card with list of topics for Winter and Spring Terms, 1905 ï· Programme from a concert of the Germania Band of Boston, under the auspices of the Senior Class of Amherst College, July, 1862 ï· Program, menu, toasts, autographs, Freshman Banquet, Amherst College, January 25th, 1905 ï· Menu, toasts, autographs, Sabrina Banquet, Class of 1908, Amherst College ï· Book of Amherst Alumni Songs (Connecticut Valley Assn., 16th Annual Meeting, Holyoke, MA, 1904 ï· Menu, toasts, Amherst Senior Banquet, Class of 1908, June 18, 1908 ï· A four page folder with works of the Songs of 1908 ï· The Constitution of The Honor System of Amherst, hand dated 1906 ï· A small group of ephemera, including news clippings, found with the items listed above. Chi Phi Fraternity, Amherst Chapter Ephemera, Chi Phi Fraternity, Amherst Chapter ï· Menu, toasts from Initiation Banquet, Chi Phi, October 29, 1903 ï· Same, from October 28, 1904 ï· Same, from October 27, 1905 ï· Same, from November 2, 1906 ï· Program, menu, 13th Annual Banquet, New England Chapters of Chi Phi, February 22, 1905 ï· Book of Fifteen Songs of Chi Phi, undated, c1905 ï· Book of Eight Songs of Chi Phi, undated, c1905 Photographs, Images, pertaining to Chi Phi ï· 7 Â½â X 9 Â¼â Sepia tone photograph of Chi Phi House at Amherst, c1908 ï· 3 Â½â X 4â snap shot photograph of Chi Phi House at Amherst, c1908 ï· 2 Postcard views of Chi Phi House at Amherst, c1910 ï· October 14, 1957 Letter to Chi Phi members and friends of Amherst, from The Jimmy Hamilton Fund, a fund named for Jimmy Hamilton, â06, seeing donations for repairs necessary at âThe Old House.â Along with the letter is a snapshot photo of Jimmy. (Inventory #: 26000134)
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