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front Hoyt family register
This family register was embroidered with silk threads on a linen ground by Nancy Hoyt (1788-1870) about 1804 to record the vital statistics of her immediate family.
Cover "Learning By Doing At Hampton"
Boarding schools like the Hampton Institute sought not merely to educate but also to indoctrinate young Native and African American students in the values and customs of white society.
front Pencil Pointer
post 1890
This pencil pointer, or sharpener, was patented in Portland, Maine, in 1890.
Title page "New And True Stories For Children, With 100 Pictures"
This schoolbook, published in New York in 1849, helped to satisfy a big demand for schoolbooks in New England and New York.
Front matter 1 Nathan Loomis' Copy Book
Mar 5, 1815
Copy books were used in schoolroom exercises in the 19th century, this one, used by Nathan Loomis, to display skill with the pen. One Nathan Loomis' descendents was Amherst's Mabel Loomis Todd.
Page 1 Indenture of Sarah Green
Nov 28, 1797
This indenture, or contract, between three citizens of Deerfield, Massachusetts, members of the local Overseers of the Poor, and Ebenezer Hinsdale Williams, also of Deerfield, concerns the future welfare of eight-year-old Sarah Green.
Cover "The Sabrinian"
Nov 13, 1918
"The Sabrinian" is a publication of Amherst College; this edition is published by the class of 1916 and contains a tribute to class member Thomas Ashley of Deerfield, Massachusetts.
Page 1 Memorial Service text for Thomas Williams Ashley
Sep 1, 1918
On September 1, 1918, a memorial service was held in Deerfield to honor the life of Thomas Williams Ashley, marine lieutenant, killed in action at Chateau Thierry on June 7.
Page 1 Letter to Charles Hart Ashley
Dec 8, 1912
This letter from a son to a father was written by Tom Ashley (1894-1918) on December 8, 1912, during his freshman year at Amherst College.
Page 1 Letter to Gertrude Porter Ashley
Dec 13, 1912
This letter to his mother (dated December 13, 1912), another appeal for cash from freshman college student Tom Ashley, was written five days after a letter to his father was sent containing a similar request.


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