Alice C. Tiffany South Amherst Scrapbook Collection, 1946-1980

Alice C. Tiffany South Amherst Scrapbook Collection, 1946-1980



Abstract


The collection includes nine of the scrapbooks and two of the albums created by Alice Tiffany and contains newspaper articles about South Amherst events and people.

Biographical Note



Alice Corey Tiffany was born in Belchertown on October 18, 1896.  She married Clifford A. Tiffany, a farmer, in South Amherst on February 18, 1919.  They had two children, Clifford A. Tiffany, Jr. and Barbara A. Tiffany.

Scope and Contents



This collection contains nine scrapbooks created by Alice C. Tiffany.  The scrapbooks are numbered between 4 and 17; there are many nonconsecutive volumes.  The scrapbooks primarily contain newspaper clippings related to South Amherst, including obituaries, birth notices, wedding announcements, and stories of important events.  Two photograph albums (numbered 3 and 6) include photographs of the Tiffany family, the South Amherst 4th of July parade, and the South Congregational Church.

Extent


6.5 linear feet (1 manuscript box, 2 oversize boxes)

Access Restrictions


This collection is open for research.

Provenance​



This collection was donated by Mary Dunn on behalf of the South Amherst Thursday Club in 2016.  One scrapbook (labeled 51) was found in the collections in 2018.  Albums 3 and 6 as well as scrapbooks 12 and 17 were donated by Monica Robelotto in 2019.  Two scrapbooks dating to 1948-1950 and 1952-1953 were found in the collections in 2019.

Preferred Citation


Alice C. Tiffany South Amherst Scrapbook Collection, Special Collections, Jones Library, Amherst, Massachusetts.

Processing information


This collection was processed by Cynthia Harbeson in 2017.  Additions and updates made in 2019.

Arrangement


The collection is organized chronologically by scrapbook, though not housed in strict order.

Collection Inventory


Box Folder Title/Description Date
OV3
Scrapbook 4 1946-1948
OV2
Scrapbook 1948-1950
OV2
Scrapbook 1952-1953
OV1
51 (Scrapbook) 1950-1951
OV1
Scrapbook 8 1960-1962
OV1
Scrapbook 9 1962-1963
OV1
Scrapbook 10 1963-1964
OV1
Scrapbook 11 1965-1966
OV2
Scrapbook 13 1969-1973
OV2
Scrapbook 14 1973-1975
OV3
Scrapbook 17 1979
OV1
Album 3 1972-1980
OV2
Album 6 1972-1977