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Plimpton, Calvin Hastings, 1918-2007 (AC 1939)


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Amherst College Inaugurations Collection

Identifier: MA.00094

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

Dates: 1821-present

Amherst College President's Office Public Records

Identifier: MA.00239

Clippings, correspondence, and other records documenting of the public face of the Amherst College President's Office, 1934-1976. Includes invitations and requests for information, as well as correspondence and other documents related to institutional associations such as the American Council on Education, Association of Colleges in New England and New England Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Dates: 1934-1976

Calvin Plimpton (AC 1939) Presidential Speeches

Identifier: MA.00083

Physician and former Amherst president. Collection contains proofs of The Spoken Word a collection of his speeches; and also includes other speeches and articles by Plimpton.

Dates: 1960-1971

Eulogy at gravesite, 1999 May 7

 File — Box 7: [Barcode: HWK 7], Folder: 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection comprises documents, publications, correspondence, photographs, recordings and memorabilia that provide a comprehensive view of the life, professional work, and personal avocations of Henry Way Kendall (1926-1999). The collection also includes papers of the Union of Concerned Scientists, of which Dr. Kendall was a founder and leader, and academic materials from MIT, where he spent his career as a professor of physics. The collection includes some materials from his childhood,...
Dates: 1999 May 7

Isaac Damon as architect, reference correspondence and research notes, 1939 - 1963

 File — Box 3: [Barcode: BG 3], Folder: 27
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: 1939 - 1963

Lord Jeffery Amherst and germ warfare, 1969

 File — Box 1, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Correspondence, writings, research and lecture notes, speeches and other papers primarily related to the history of Amherst College and higher education, generated by Greene as professor of history and American Studies, 1952-1989. The collection includes Greene's undergraduate writings, manuscript drafts for his book America's Heroes: the Changing Models of Success in American Magazines (1970), occasional chapel talks delivered to Amherst College students,...
Dates: 1969

Plimpton, Calvin H., 1961-1972

 unspecified — Box 48: [Barcode: Commager48], Folder: 90
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Subseries A, General Correspondence, ranges as broadly as Commager's roles, interests, and activities as historian, public intellectual, teacher, and engaged citizen. The correspondence is a rich resource both for its topical content as well as the interests of the more than 5,000 correspondents. Commager corresponded with a range of people including historians, congressmen, educators, higher education administrators, academics, journalists, jurists, librarians and archivists, as well as...
Dates: 1961-1972

Plimpton Letter to President Nixon

 File — Box 2: [Barcode: Moratoria 2], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Folder includes: an answer to a letter From Daniel P. Moynihan; a supporting letter from Columbia University; newspaper clippings concerning Plimpton's letter.

Dates: 1969-1970

Theodore and Frances Titchener Baird Papers

Identifier: MA.01013
Abstract The Theodore and Frances Titchener Baird Papers document the personal and professional lives of Theodore Baird and Frances Titchener Baird, Theodore Baird's wife. Theodore Baird served as an Amherst College English professor from 1927-1969, and much of the collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence between Baird, and his Amherst College affiliates. Also included is a small amount of papers from Frances Titchener Baird. A significant portion of the collection was added after...
Dates: 1901 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1996

William E. Kennick Papers

Identifier: MA.00200
Abstract Professional and personal correspondence, lecture notes and other course materials, and speeches and writings related to his career as a professor of philosophy at Amherst College. Letters are mostly incoming correspond-ence from former students, fellow faculty members and administrators at Amherst. Correspondents include Profs. Theodore Baird, William Pritchard, Jerold Rothstein Presidents Calvin Plimpton and John William Ward; from former students, David Foster Wallace (AC 1985). Also...
Dates: 1947-2009

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