Article on the proposed incorporation of Amherst College, 1824 July 1
|Title||Article on the proposed incorporation of Amherst College, 1824 July 1|
|Abstract||A section of an unidentified newspaper which includes an article titled "Amherst College." The article provides a sketch of the speech of Mr. Doolittle in the House of Representatives regarding the report of the Committee relative to the petition of the Amherst Institution requesting charter. Doolittle references the fifty thousand dollar subscription fund (the Charity Fund), the Trustees of Amherst Academy, and the Thirty Thousand Dollar Subscription. He argues against granting charter to the Institution. The identify of Mr. Doolittle could not be determined.|
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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 (2 pages) ; 52 cm|
|Subject||Amherst College – Charters|
|Subject||Collegiate Institution (Amherst, Mass.)|
|Subject||Charity Fund (Amherst, Mass.)|
|Subject||Amherst College – History|
|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 OS1 Folder 6|
|Rights||Public Domain Mark 1.0|