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Index -- Massachusetts -- Amherst
(to the Amherst College Biographical Record, Centennial Edition (1821-1921))

Following is a list of all students, indexed so far, that have Amherst, Massachusetts, in their biography. Click on a student's name to read his biography.


Amherst was established in 1759, and is located in Hampshire County.  Its parent town was Hadley, from which it received land in 1759, 1789, 1811, 1812, and 1814, and with which it traded land in 1814.

Amherst is bordered on the west by Hadley; on the north by Sunderland and Leverett; on the east by Shutesbury, Pelham, and Belchertown; and on the south by Granby.

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It is the home of Amherst College and of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, née Massachusetts Agricultural College.

Since every student in the Amherst College Biographical Record has obviously spent time at Amherst, hence has been in the town of Amherst, it would be pointless to list all alumni who have spent time in the town.  So, the listing above is of all students who have spent time in Amherst, Massachusetts, other than time attending the College (as a student) or receiving a degree(s) there.


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