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Hitchcock, Edward, 1828-1911 (AC 1849)

 Person

Amherst Class of 1849; Professor of Hygiene and Physical Education, 1861-1911.

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Amherst College Department of Hygiene and Physical Education Records

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00251
Abstract Records documenting the activities of the Amherst College Department of Hygiene and Physical Education from 1861 to 1933. A significant subset of the collection is material on anthropometry (the study of bodies using detailed measurements) at Amherst College. The collection covers the period from the establishment of the department in 1861 to 1933, when the department was renamed Physical Education Department and underwent a slow, concurrent change to a more modern philosophy of physical...
Dates: 1859-1965; Majority of material found within 1861-1933

Beecher, Henry Ward (AC 1834) - ten letters, 1860-1885

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents Includes one transcript relating to some of Beecher's lectures and sermons.
Dates: 1860-1885

"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

"Catalogue of Simple Minerals", undated

 File — Box: 10, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Series: Series 5: Notebooks and Catalogues - contains catalogues of various collections, and miscellaneous field notebooks.
Dates: undated

Catalogue of the Gilbert Museum of Indian Relics

 Collection
Identifier: RG 002-004-002
Abstract Bound manuscript volumes, loose manuscript notes, and published material describing specimens of Native American relics that once formed the Gilbert Museum of Indian Relics at Amherst College. Includes the original collection descriptions of Dr. Edward Hitchcock (AC 1849) and later additions from other sources, including the collection of D. S. Kellogg. Supplementary materials include two printed catalogs of the museum, 1903-1904, articles by F. B. Loomis and Margaret Bruchac (2010), plus...
Dates: 1903-2015

Edward (AC 1849) and Mary Judson Hitchcock Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00002
Abstract Papers documenting the professional activities and personal life of Edward "Doc" Hitchcock, Mary Judson Hitchcock and the Hitchcock and Judson families. "Doc" Hitchcock's papers include letters, published and unpublished writings, travel diaries, and manuscript and printed music used by Hitchcock while playing the cello. They reflect his roles and interests as an educator in physical education and hygiene, a faculty member, physician and family man. Papers of his wife, Mary Judson Hitchcock,...
Dates: 1840-1962; Majority of material found within 1850-1911

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

Ercole Cartotto Portrait Drawings of Selected Amherst College Alumni, Faculty and Administration

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00100
Abstract 19 framed portraits of Amherst College alumni, faculty and staff, by Ercole Cartotto, the Italian-born portraitist.
Dates: circa 1930

Humphrey, Jane (Local Resident), 1852

 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 to...
Dates: 1852

Margaret Hitchcock Emerson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.01006
Abstract The Margaret Hitchcock Emerson Papers consist of family correspondence saved by Margaret Emerson, who was a daughter, granddaughter, and great-granddaughter of Amherst College graduates, and who worked in the Amherst College Memorabilia Room, the forerunner of the Amherst College Archives. The correspondence in the collection dates largely from the period in which Emerson attended college and graduate school approximately up to the time in which her mother (Mary Waters Bryan Hitchcock) fell...
Dates: circa 1898-1960

Physical Education in Amherst College, 1869

 File — Box: GEN1, Folder: 49
Scope and Contents From the Series: Series 1: General - is composed of various material relating to athletics at Amherst College, including newspaper clippings, correspondence, memorabilia, scorebooks, tickets, and other material. This series also includes baseball centennial material and documentation of the early history of athletics at Amherst.
Dates: 1869

Recollections on the department of music, 1902

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 101
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series includes a set of printed or typed histories of both music instruction and musical performance at Amherst. The sub-series includes histories put together by Howard D. French (AC 1895, in Amherst Graduates Quarterly, November 1935), Professor Henry G. Mishkin (his address for Massachusetts Phi Beta Kappa, July 1957), and Paul Linn (AC 1887, his BA thesis in Music/American Studies).
Dates: 1902

Sally Sample Papers

 Collection
Identifier: test
Dates: 1821 December 12; 1822 - 1900; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1865

"Specimens of New England Indian Relics in the Gilbert Museum at Amherst College", 1903

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents From the Series: The printed catalog, which appeared in 1903 and again in 1904, includes photographs and descriptions of some of the items on display at the Gilbert Museum, as well as narrative about the museum. The second edition (1904) is an expanded version of the 1903 first edition. One copy of each edition was removed for cataloging into the rare book collection in the Archives.

Additional material by Margaret Bruchac and NAGPRA Notices from 2010-2015 was printed from the web.
Dates: 1903

"Specimens of New England Indian Relics in the Gilbert Museum at Amherst College. Second Edition", 1904

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents From the Series: The printed catalog, which appeared in 1903 and again in 1904, includes photographs and descriptions of some of the items on display at the Gilbert Museum, as well as narrative about the museum. The second edition (1904) is an expanded version of the 1903 first edition. One copy of each edition was removed for cataloging into the rare book collection in the Archives.

Additional material by Margaret Bruchac and NAGPRA Notices from 2010-2015 was printed from the web.
Dates: 1904

The Mrs. Moore or Bentley House, a neighboring home misidentified as the President's House, card photographs and print, 1866 Apr 15-1896

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series contains photographs of the first President's house while it was privately owned by local families and after the Psi Upsilon fraternity purchase. While gathering Amherst College memorabilia, Dr. Edward Hitchcock, Jr. misidentified an image of "Mrs. Moore's house" (also known as the Bentley house) as being the first President's house. Correspondence and research notes document the mid-1930s recognition and correction of the error, which Stanley King discusses in his 1951 history...
Dates: 1866 Apr 15-1896