1893 Sept. 12
Amherst (Mass.) - Newton is glad to have heard from his father, but suggests he visit in about three weeks, to help divide the time when they are apart and also when campus is up and running, the corn is being cut, and the leaves are changing. Newton's cough is better, and he is enjoying his work more this term.
1894 June 3
Amherst (Mass.) - Newton decided to not go home recently, as he will be there in two weeks. After commencement he will have a lot of things to bring home, including his bicycle, which has a leaking tire. The day earlier they had the largest hail storm Newton had ever seen, but all of the recent rain has been good for the farm, as the corn, potatoes, and grass are doing well. His term has gon... more
Amherst (Mass.) - View of MAC students in military uniforms, performing artillery drill on campus. Shultis added extensive annotation on verso relating to military duty at MAC.
1894 Jan. 10
Amherst (Mass.) - Newton received the letters from his parents, and thanks his father for sending a check, with which he can now pay his board. He mentions the snow storm, keeping a diary, and sending letters home. He asks for his mother to send this week's Youth's Companion, as it has a piece about Lieutenant John Perry's house.
1893 Mar. 1
Amherst (Mass.) - Newton thanks his father for his letter and ten dollars, and wonders how little he can live on and save after tabulating his expenses for February at thirty four dollars. He mentions the snowy weather, his desk and room set up, letters from other family members, and how copying his notes has gotten easier, even though he hurt his hand on a lamp and is writing differently. Some... more
Amherst (Mass.) - View from roughly the MAC President's house looking at the Mass. Agricultural College, including (left to right) the farm building, drill hall, Old Chapel, South College, North College, and Chemistry Building.
Amherst (Mass.) - Studio portrait of Shultis as a cadet, taken by Hastings in Boston, Mass.
Amherst (Mass.) - Group of MAC students with hiking sticks, seated on a scree field surrounding MAC professor Samuel T. Maynard. Newton Shultis is seated third from the left, second row from front.
Amherst (Mass.) - Image of two students, one wearing a football jersey, looking out of a dorm room window. In 1894, Newton Shultis (MAC 1896) lived in 18 South College. From a series of glass plate negatives probably taken by Shultis who used a Hawkeye camera during his student years.
Amherst (Mass.) - Image of Shultis (right) and "My classmate Salome Sastre of Tabasco, Mexico" in their dormitory room, with fireplace, bookshelf, and decorations in the background.