Remarks on the Amherst Collegiate Charity Institution
|Title||Remarks on the Amherst Collegiate Charity Institution|
|Abstract||A pamphlet of a statement regarding the petition by the Trustees of Amherst Academy requesting the incorporation of the Amherst Collegiate Charity Institution. The statement discusses the prior controversy over the proposal to remove Williams College from Williamstown, Massachusetts and the circumstances of the Amherst Collegiate Institution's founding and progress. The document argues against incorporation of the college, particularly because of its potential negative effect on Williams College.|
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Amherst College was conceived out of the previously existing Amherst Academy and was founded in 1821 as the Collegiate Institution. From 1821-1825 the College was known primarily as the Collegiate Institution or the Amherst Institution. In 1825 the institution was granted charter by the Massachusetts State Legislature and was thereafter known as Amherst College.
|Physical Description||1 item (11 pages) ; 21 cm|
|Subject||Amherst College – Charters|
|Subject||Amherst College – History|
|Subject||Williams College – History|
|Subject||Collegiate Institution (Amherst, Mass.)|
|Part of||Amherst College Early History Collection|
|Finding Aid||View the finding aid for this item's collection|
|Repository||Amherst College Archives & Special Collections|
|Shelf Location||Box 2 Folder 6|
|Rights||Public Domain Mark 1.0|