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Emerson, Benjamin Kendall, 1843-1932 (AC 1865)

 Person

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

B.A. Emerson, Ben Kendall, 1865

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Amherst College Degrees and Honors Collection consists chiefly of the diplomas for degrees awarded to Amherst graduates and other individuals associated with the College, mostly in the 19th century. All printed on vellum, but their physical condition varies widely; water and mold damage are evident on many of the early nineteenth century documents. Although some are for the degree of Master of Arts, the bulk are Bachelor of Arts. Honorary doctorates, as well as a few honorary Masters...
Dates: 1865

Benjamin Kendall Emerson (AC 1865) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00025
Abstract

The papers consist of personal and family correspondence; geological notebooks kept by Emerson during his geological survey of Massachusetts and other areas of New England; pamphlets and scientific papers relating to Emerson's Helix Chemica and his Geology of Massachusetts and Rhode Island; essays and compositions written by Emerson when he was a student; and notes and letters concerning family genealogy.

Dates: circa 1837-1928

Emerson, Benjamin Kendall Library (presented to Geology Department by his sons)

 Box — Box: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Approximately 222 bookplates and bookplate designs, circa 1828-1989, used in the Amherst College library. The collection also includes information about the history of some of the bookplates; a variety of printing blocks, engravings and other print masters, and a small amount of correspondence.

Dates: 1828-1989

Frederic Brewster Loomis (AC 1896) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00018
Abstract Dr. Frederic Brewster Loomis spent his life and career within the community of Amherst College—first as a student (class of 1896), then as a dedicated teacher and scientist. Professionally, he was a vertebrate paleontologist, and conducted expeditions across the continental United States and in Native American nations. This collection of professional papers contains correspondence, lectures, scientific articles in print and typescript, teaching materials, and research notes...
Dates: 1896 - 1938

Journal articles, 1904 - 1910

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection of professional papers contains correspondence, lectures, scientific articles in print and typescript, teaching materials, and research notes related to the paleontological work of Dr. Loomis, both at Amherst College and in the field. Series 1, "Professional Correspondence", contains correspondence concerning Loomis's scientific work. The majority of the letters are incoming mail from fellow paleontologists and geologists. Incoming correspondence is arranged...
Dates: 1904 - 1910

L.L.D., hon. Emerson, Benjamin K., 1915

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Amherst College Degrees and Honors Collection consists chiefly of the diplomas for degrees awarded to Amherst graduates and other individuals associated with the College, mostly in the 19th century. All printed on vellum, but their physical condition varies widely; water and mold damage are evident on many of the early nineteenth century documents. Although some are for the degree of Master of Arts, the bulk are Bachelor of Arts. Honorary doctorates, as well as a few honorary Masters...
Dates: 1915

"Notes on the microscopes belonging to the college", 1876

 File — Box: 12, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Series 5: Notebooks and Catalogues - contains catalogues of various collections, and miscellaneous field notebooks.

Dates: 1876

Pratt Museum of Natural History Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG 002-004-004
Abstract

Reports, correspondence, clippings, photographs, field notebooks and catalogues related to the natural history collections formerly held in the Pratt Museum, as well as expeditionary field work undertaken to develop those collections. Also includes some records of the Amherst College department of Geology.

Dates: 1866-2000

"The Geological and Mineralogical Collections of Amherst College", 1915-1916

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Series 1: Correspondence and Reports - is arranged by subject and contains reports to the Board of Trustees by Benjamin Kendall Emerson; letters from the Smithsonian Institution to B.K. Emerson; miscellaneous papers, correspondence, reports, and records of the Visiting Committee; reports, reading lists, examinations, and class notes from the Geology Department; newspaper clippings concerning the Geology Department; field notebooks; and articles.

Dates: 1915-1916