Amherst College

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Amherst College,

at Amherst, Mass.; founded 1821 as a college for men, coeducational since 1975. A liberal arts institution, Amherst maintains a cooperative program with Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, Hampshire College, and the Univ. of Massachusetts.
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The three Dickinson children attended Amherst Academy, founded by their grandfather, and Emily spent the year of 1847-48 at the relatively new Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, later Mount Holyoke College.
Dickinson was educated at Amherst Academy and Mount Holyoke Female Seminary.
She led a secluded life in Amherst, Massachusetts, and was educated at Amherst Academy (a local private secondary school) and Mount Holyoke Female Seminary.
In Amherst he was a selectman, president of the Amherst Academy, and helped found Amherst College.
Wolff gives a fascinating account ofthe rigorous curriculum of Amherst Academy, founded to give Puritan daughters as well as sons a solid Christian education.
While a resident in Amherst, Massachusetts, he was president of the Amherst Academy (1820 - 21) and helped to found Amherst College.