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Amherst College. Physics Department


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Dudley H. Towne Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA.00363

The personal and professional papers of Dudley H. Towne, Professor of Physics at Amherst College from 1952 to 1997. The papers include course materials, his letters home during WWII, unpublished reminiscences on his life from childhood to the end of his life with a focus on his experience as a gay man and various other materials. A guide to this collection is not yet available and portions of the collection are restricted.

Dates: 1920s to 1990s

Series 1: Amherst College, 1955-1959

Scope and Contents

Series 1 consists chiefly of academic papers from Gundersheimer's first two years at Amherst, and also several awards.

Dates: 1955-1959

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Archival Object 1
Collection 1
Correspondence 1
Gay men -- United States -- Anecdotes 1
Gay men -- United States -- Social conditions 1
World War, 1939-1945 1