The Jones Library Amherst, Massachusetts. "To the Jones Library my first serious collector and longtime friend under Charles Green" Robert Frost. In recognition of the Jones Library's early relationship with Robert Frost, American poet and Amherst resident, this site is dedicated as a Literary landmark by the Association of Library Trustees, Advocates Friends and Foundations.
Jones Library, 43 Amity St, MA 01002, Amherst, MA, United States
Home of Dashiell Hammett and Sam Spade. Dashiell Hammett (1896 -1961) lived in this building from 1926 until 1929 whe he wrote his first three novels Red Harvest (1929), The Dain Curse (1929), and The Maltese Falcon (1930). Sam Spade's apartment in The Maltese Falcon is modeled on Hammett's, which was on the northwest corner of the fourth floor.