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Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864

 Person

Biography

D.D., LL.D. (Yale); Professor of Chemistry and Natural History 1825-1845; Professor of Natural Theology and Geology, 1845-1864; President of Amherst College, 1845-1854

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Amherst College Inaugurations Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00094
Abstract

Speeches, notes, newsclippings, photographs, invitations, tickets, programs,, and guest lists from various Amherst College Inauguration ceremonies dating from 1821 to present.

Dates: 1821-present

Blake, Mortimer (AC 1835) - lecture notes, 1833-1834

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 31
Scope and Contents

Includes American history, Greek literature, philosophy, chemistry, and natural history.

Dates: 1833-1834

Blake, Mortimer (AC 1835) - lecture notes, 1834 June-July

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 32
Scope and Contents

Includes: botany, mineralogy, geology, conchology, and religion.

Dates: 1834 Junee-July

"Catalogue of Amherst College Zoological Collections", 1874

 File — Box: 9, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents From the Series:

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

Dates: 1874

Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00027
Abstract The Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers contain correspondence, drawings, legal documents, sermons, drafts of published and unpublished works, printed articles, autographs, artwork, and images relating to the professional activities and some of the personal life of Edward Hitchcock, Orra White Hitchcock, and their family. The material spans the years 1804-1910, with the bulk of the material falling into the period 1820-1864. Edward Hitchcock's work as a minister and nationally noted...
Dates: 1805-1910; Majority of material found within 1811 - 1864

Hitchcock, Daniel Dwight (AC 1844) - essay: "Social Crystallization", circa 1844

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 56
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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.

Dates: circa 1844

Hitchcock, Edward - letter: Amherst, Mass., to Jerome R. Brigham, 1856 December 26

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 67
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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.

Dates: 1856 December 26

Hitchcock, Edward - letter of recommendation to Francis P. Colton, 1845 August 11

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 75
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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.

Dates: 1845 August 11

Hitchcock, Edward (President, Amherst College), 34 folders, 1843-2017

 File
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...
Dates: 1843-2017

Hitchcock, Edward - two letters: Amherst, Mass., to John S. Lee, 1845, 1848

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 84
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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.

Dates: 1845; 1848

Hitchcock, President Edward

 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

Jenkins, Abraham (AC 1838) - letter: Amherst College, to Loring Johnson, Georgetown, Delaware, 1838 December 21

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 32
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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.

Dates: 1838 December 21

Nineveh Gallery opening speech by Hitchcock, 1857 July 2

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Manuscript and transcription.

Dates: 1857 July 2

Organ subscription fund and invoices for repairs, 1849 - 1851

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series demonstrates the centrality of Johnson Chapel to Amherst College, both as a physical space and as a symbolic one. It contains 19th and 20th century renovation records, early 20th century maintenance and repair records, fundraising correspondence and project records for chapel organs, and schedules and student petitions concerning the tower clock and bells. Photographs document the building exterior from about 1860 through 2005. Interior views show late 19th century...
Dates: 1849 - 1851

Orra White Hitchcock Classroom Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: MA.01020
Abstract

Sixty-one drawings created by Orra White Hitchcock for use in Professor Edward Hitchcock's classes on geology and natural history.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1828 - 1840

President's Office Records. Edward Hitchcock

 Record Group — Box: RG 003-1
Identifier: RG 003-003
Abstract

This collection, a part of the President’s Office Records, contains the manuscripts, correspondence, and printed addresses of Edward Hitchcock while he served as Amherst College’s third president.

Dates: 1827-1862; Majority of material found within 1841-1854

Series 1: General Information, 1838-2014

 Series
Scope and Contents Series 1: General Information - consists of material relevant to fraternities generally or to more than one fraternity. Included in this series are materials on fraternity business management, the debate about reopening fraternities after World War II, various studies and reports on the place of fraternities at the College and materials on the closing of fraternities in 1984. Many of these topics are also represented in the files of the individual fraternities. Of particular interest is the...
Dates: 1838-2014