Brooks, Sidney, 1813-1887 (AC 1841)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence and literary manuscripts - mostly orations, disputations and essays - written by Amherst College alumni. The collection includes materials of such individuals as Henry Ward Beecher, John Quincy Adams, William Austin Dickinson, and Edward Hitchcock.
The series is arranged into folders by manuscript title and sorted alphabetically. Titles without quotations refer to the topic of the piece or pieces, and were created during processing. The division between the Essays and Coursework sub-series was imposed during processing; manuscripts considered coursework generally contain writing prompts or textbook references.
Sidney Brooks of Harwich, Mass. attended Phillips Academy in Andover before attending Amherst College from 1837 to 1841. His papers include thirty-five letters, a ledger of his expenses, and writings from his school days.