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Ward, John William, 1922-1985


Found in 7 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

Faculty involvement with Westover protest and reactions, 1972

 File — Box 5, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Includes correspondence regarding specific events in Hawkins's personal and professional life, including topics such as the Westover Protest and the arson of the Plainfield home that Hawkins shared with Walter Richard.

Dates: 1972

Hugh Hawkins Papers

Identifier: MA.00232

Personal and professional papers of an Amherst College professor of History and American Studies. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, committee records, course materials, general printed matter, and audiotapes.

Dates: 1914-2012; Majority of material found within 1950-1990

John William Ward, Former President of the College, 1979 June 19

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Subject coverage: On coming to Amherst, Started professional career in English; reasons for switching to History, Demands of presidency preempt ability to maintain scholarly study, Opportunities, as president, to meet variety of people, Reaction on being invited to become president, Effect of coming to the post from the faculty, Some pleasant aspects of being president, Reflections on proposing the admission of women, Effects of coeducation on the College, some disadvantages of being...
Dates: 1979 June 19

John William Ward Papers

Identifier: MA.00087

Educator and 14th President of Amherst College. Collection consists of speeches, lecture notes and course syllabi, articles and other papers documenting Ward's career as teacher, scholar and administrator at Princeton University and Amherst College.

Dates: 1952-1985

Ward, John Williams (President), 1964-2014

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: 1964-2014