Clifton Johnson Collection
This collection documents the life and work of Clifton Johnson, an author, photographer, and illustrator from the neighboring town of Hadley.
Emily Dickinson Collection
This collection is unique among other Dickinson collections because it places the poet within the context of her community in mid-nineteenth century Amherst.
Robert Frost Collection
Our collection is one of the first collections of Robert Frost material and documents Frost's nearly lifelong connection with the town of Amherst both as a professor at Amherst College and part-time resident.
Explore our online collection of historic images and documents as well as exhibits featuring historic and cultural stories about the town of Amherst.