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
Photograph of a drawing done by Harold E. Alley (Class of 1908) featuring a tree-lined dirt road and path leading across the Massachusetts Agricultural College campus towards the Old Chapel. The image is mounted on paper with text printed on the back which lists five 'Facts of interest about the Massachusetts Agricultural College'. Mr. Alley went on to become a horticul... more
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.
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.
Massachusetts - Printed copy of a photograph of Frank H. Kennedy (Class of 1906), in a baseball uniform with baseball glove and jacket. "Captain F.H. Kennedy" printed on front. He went on to become a chemist and bacteriologist for the city of Brockton, Massachusetts. "Mac men [sic]- Kennedy '06" written on back. "M.A.C. Collection", "Library of the Massachusetts Agricultural College, Amherst, Mas... more
Kinsman Studio (Amherst, Mass.)
Massachusetts - Group portrait of members of the Class of 1908, possibly the 15th, gathered on the porch of a building with their families. Members include Bradley W. Bangs (numbered '1' on photograph); Raymond H. Jackson (2); Roland H. Verbeck (5); Roy E. Cutting (7); and Theoren L. Warner (9). "Kinsman" written on front. "M.S.C. Collection" stamped on back.