Trustees of Amherst Academy administrative book that includes minutes of trustee meetings from September 1838 to November 1981. Minutes vary slightly in details included but often provide the date of the meeting, the names of trustees present, lists of the current trustees in order of year appointed, and the proceedings of each meeting including the votes taken, resolutions passed, and treasurer reports with details on the Amherst Academy Fund. Minutes are signed by those acting as secretary or clerk for the meeting. Secretaries who contributed to the notebook include: Levi H. Elwell, Lucius Boltwood, John S. Adams, W.S. Tyler, S.C. Carter, W.C. Esty, John M. Tyler, George Cutler, Thomas C. Esty, Francis H. Fobes, Frank Prentice Rand, Charles H. Morgan, Vernon P. Helming, and A.H. Dakin. Also contains occasional notes or resolutions regarding deceased trustees with details about their lives and work. Individuals specifically noted in these documents include George Cutler, Jr., Frederick Tuckerman, and John Mason Tyler. There is also a loose newspaper clipping titled "Recent Deaths" regarding George F. Mills, a receipt pertaining to W.A. Dickinson and the Amherst Academy Fund, a handwritten copy of the 1815 Amherst Academy charter, and a note stating that Amherst Academy records from prior to 1838 were burned in the February 1838 fire at Phoenix Row in Amherst.