Table of contents for The handbook of Amherst / Frederick H. Hitchcock ; edited by Richard Panchyk.

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Contents
Editor's Introduction
Author's Introduction
Chapter 1. Amherst of the Past
The Hartford Revolt/Settlement of Hadley/A Glimpse at Early Amherst/A Town at Last/Wars and Rumors 
of Wars
Chapter 2. The Connecticut Valley
The Beauty of an August Day/Characteristic Flowers and Birds/Literature of the Valley/Its Geology/A Few 
Historical Glimpses
Chapter 3. A Few Delightful Drives
Views from Holyoke/Charming Hadley/The "Meadow City"/Blood-Stained Deerfield/Other Attractive 
Places
Chapter 4. Amherst of the Present
Its Situation/Material Condition/Glimpses along the Streets of the Village/North Amherst/The "City"/East 
Street/South Amherst
Chapter 5. Amherst College
A Glance at Its History/The College of the Present/The Summer School of Languages/A Tour of the 
College Buildings/The Greek Letter Fraternities/Their Houses
Chapter 6. The Agricultural College
Historical Notes/Present Conditions/The Experiment Stations/A Glance at the Buildings
Noteworthy Business Firms
Bibliography
About the Author
About the Editor

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Amherst (Mass.) -- Description and travel.
Amherst (Mass.) -- History.
Amherst (Mass.) -- Pictorial works.
Connecticut River Valley -- History, Local.