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Digital Amherst

Celebrate Amherst's 250th Anniversary. Digital Amherst, created by the staff in Special Collections, brings our Town's history alive through a collection of images, multimedia, and documents that reflect the independent spirit of our people, creative works, and culture.

PLEASE NOTE: Digital Amherst is unavailable until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience.

In Special Collections are housed extensive collections in the fields of local and regional history, genealogy and Amherst authors. The facilities include a research room and an exhibit area. Visitors are welcome to view the exhibits without an appointment during public hours. Appointments for conducting research are not necessary but are strongly encouraged.


Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: 10 am - 5 pm (closed 2 - 3 pm)
Wednesday: 10 am - 5 pm (closed 2 - 3 pm)
Thursday: 10 am - 5 pm (closed 2 - 3 pm)
Friday: 10 am - 5 pm (closed 2 - 3 pm)
Saturday: 2pm to 5pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Curator, Position Vacant
Assistant, Kate Boyle <boylek@joneslibrary.org>
Jones Library in 1924
Amherst House, corner of South Pleasant and Amity Streets, ca. 1924.

This page last updated on December 18, 2014.