Bain, George W. (George William), 1901-
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Amherst College Non-Alumni Biographical Files document individuals associated with the college as faculty, staff, honorary degree recipients, trustees, visiting speakers and artists or in any role other than student. Files contain information about the individual and their relationship to the college and may including newpaper clippings, photographs, curriculum vitae, pamphlets, correspondence and other materials. Some files contain biographical questionaires submitted by the individual...
The papers of George W. Bain, geologist and professor of geology at Amherst College from 1926 to 1966. The papers include teaching materials, writings, published works, correspondence, notes and research materials.
Dates: 1920-1990; Majority of material found within 1928-1981
File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Subject coverage: Benjamin Kendall Emerson '65; as a student, joins Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity, Desire to study in Germany, Travels with George D. Pratt '93, Difference in faculty: 1926 and 1970's, Reasons for Professor Bain's coming to Amherst College, Origin of Geology as a subject of study, Graduate study in Geology, Edward Hitchcock; as a pioneer geologist, field trips, collecting reptilian tracks, as savior of the college, Frederic Brewster Loomis '96; Interest in fossil vertebrates,...
Dates: 1977 December 22