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.
All three of the Dickinson children were superbly educated: Emily completed her secondary school education at the Amherst Academy, where she received advanced instruction not only in languages and literature, but in Mathematics and science as well; she went on to the newly-created Mt.
She led a secluded life in Amherst, Massachusetts, and was educated at Amherst Academy (a local private secondary school) and Mount Holyoke Female Seminary.
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.