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Snell, Sabra Clark, 1845-1932


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Amherst College '63, 1863

 Item — Volume 1863 copy 5
Scope and Contents note From the Series:

Arranged chronologically. Some albums are stored flat and are so indicated in the list.

Bound volumes of prints 1853-1861 photo albums w/separate prints: 1862-1890(?) Printed volume similar to yearbook: 1890-1909

Dates: 1863

Amherst College Weather Station Records

Identifier: MA.00003

Climatological data recorded by Professor Ebenezer Strong Snell (Class of 1822) and his daughter Sabra Snell from 1835 to 1902; observations recorded by the Hatch Experimental Station at the Massachusetts Agricultural College from 1891 to 1924; and by Dr. Philip Ives (Class of 1932) from 1948 to date.

Dates: 1835-1924; 1948-1998

Miss Snell's original classification scheme now somewhat outdated, 1915?

 File — Box 3, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents note From the Series:

Series 5: Classification, 1873-1970 - includes Dewey's publication on classification; working and annotated copies of the volume; and other cataloging department tools used in classifying publications. Melvil Dewey (AC 1874) is credited with creating the library classification system that allowed adjacent shelving of books with related topics. A photocopy of Dewey's proposal to the College Trustees is in this series.

Dates: 1915?

Snell Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00032

The Snell Family Papers contain the papers and photographs of Ebenezer Strong Snell (Class of 1822) and his immediate family, including his wife, daughters, parents and sisters.

Dates: 1793-1940; Majority of material found within 1835-1870