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Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936 (AC 1876)


Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Meiklejohn Papers

Identifier: MA.00066

Philosopher and former president of Amherst College. Papers contain correspondence with other educators and records created during his presidency.

Dates: 1894-1924; Majority of material found within 1912-1923

Amherst College Board of Trustees Materials Concerning President Alexander Meiklejohn

Identifier: MA.00086

Materials generated by the Board of Trustees of Amherst College relative to the presidency (1912-1924) and resignation of Alexander Meiklejohn.

Dates: 1923-1948

George A. Plimpton (AC 1876) Collection of Dramas

Identifier: MA.00379

A collection of 4591 published plays, largely from nineteenth and early twentieth century American and British popular theater.

Dates: 1605-1950; Majority of material found within 1845-1942

George A. Plimpton (AC 1876) Collection of French and Indian War Items

Identifier: MA.00195

Original and reproduction maps, portraits, drawings, autograph letters, broadsides, newspaper clippings, muster rolls, receipts and a variety of other documents documenting the history of the French and Indian War. The collection particularly focusses on British forces and the campaigns directed by General Jeffery Amherst, Commander-in-Chief of the troops in North America (1758-1763), which culminated with the capture of French Canada in 1763.

Dates: 1670-1934 ; Majority of material found within 1730-1815

George A. Plimpton (AC 1876) Materials related to the Dedication of the Amherst Building at Doshisha University

Identifier: MA.00203

Speeches, photographs, news clippings, correspondence, and other materials related to the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the founding of Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, which George A. Plimpton attended as a representative of Amherst College in October 1935. The celebration included the presentation and dedication of the Amherst Building to Doshisha from friends of Amherst College.

Dates: 1935 - 1936

Margaret Pinckney (Mrs. Stanley) King, 1963 September

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: Oral Hist 1], Folder: 13
Scope and Contents Subject coverage: First learning of Amherst; Attorney General William B. '88, Judge Stearns Charles F. '89), George Arthur Plimpton, Being a trustee's wife, Rara Arithmetica (his index of his books on arithmetic), Relationship with Dwight Morrow, Plimpton as chairman of the Board, The Moores, Plimpton's fund-raising efforts and early career as a book salesman, the collection at the Lord Jeffery Inn, The rivalry between Plimpton and Mr. Morgan, Changes to the President's House, an attempt by...
Dates: 1963 September

Plimpton, [George Arthur] (AC 1876), 1894 July 2

 File — Box 14, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents From the Series: Sub-series A: Incoming Correspondence - demonstrates the breadth of Hitchcock's professional activities, career, work for Amherst, and acquaintances. Many of the letters are from members of the Amherst College community and alumni. The letters detail Hitchcock's ongoing relationships with his former students; his collecting of scientific specimens on behalf of the College; his fund-raising efforts; and general correspondence on College business. There is a letter from Julius H. Seelye (AC...
Dates: 1894 July 2

Typewritten account of trip, 1935

 File — Box 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Includes itinerary and program for the Amherst building dedication.

Dates: 1935