The pandemic has been a time for exploring online resources. Last year I referred to Rich Cairns’ lecture about the Library of Congress as an online resource, and recently we added Aaron Rubinstein’s talk about Dubois Library’s Special Collections to our video library. Mr Rubinstein is continuing Rob Cox’s initiative of collecting documents from many aspects of daily life – not just journals, letters and newspaper articles,

** Please note that the annual meeting of the Amherst Historical Society’s membership is scheduled for Saturday, February 12, at 2PM, and will be held over Zoom.

And our Friday noon History Bites lecture series is starting up again at noon on Friday, February 25. Our first lecture will be on Zoom, and will be given by Mr Blair Kamins, a professional architect and Amherst College graduate who will talk about the early architecture at Amherst College.