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    Emily Dickinson Collection
    This collection is unique among other Dickinson collections because it places the poet within the context of her community in mid-nineteenth century Amherst.
  1. Robert Frost Collection

    Robert Frost Collection
    Our collection is one of the first collections of Robert Frost material and documents Frost's nearly lifelong connection with the town of Amherst both as a professor at Amherst College and part-time resident.
  1. Digital Amherst

    Digital Amherst
    Explore our online collection of historic images and documents as well as exhibits featuring historic and cultural stories about the town of Amherst.
Of Note

  • New Exhibit: In the Catskills, featuring the photography of Clifton Johnson, is now on display in Special Collections.
  • Mystery of the Month: Each month we will feature a different unidentified photograph from our collections. Can you help to identify it and solve the mystery?
  • New Online Exhibit: Love and Courtship by Mail is now on Digital Amherst.
  • Conserved Artwork Returns: Banks of the Marne by Paul Peraire and the frame for J.G. Brown's Red Riding Hood are back on display looking better than ever. Learn more...