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Series 1: Correspondence, 1914-2011


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, appointment books, committee records, printed materials, audiotapes, and newspaper clippings related to Hugh Hawkins. Much of the collection consists of correspondence between Hawkins, his colleagues, family, and friends. Manuscripts include fiction, poetry, plays, academic writings, lectures, and notes. Much of the material relates to Hawkins's career as a professor, historian, and activist.


  • 1914-2011


Conditions Governing Access

A number of individual files in the Hugh Hawkins Papers are restricted; restrictions are noted in the finding aid at the folder level. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.


From the Collection: 9 Linear feet (8 records storage boxes, 1 oversize box)

Language of Materials



Series 1 is organized into three sub-series, each arranged chronologically:

  1. Sub-series A: General
  2. Sub-series B: Events
  3. Sub-series C: Committees, Reports, Meetings, and Panels

Repository Details

Part of the Amherst College Archives and Special Collections Repository

Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
61 Quadrangle Drive
Amherst MA 01002-5000
(413) 542-2299