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Margaret Pinckney (Mrs. Stanley) King, 1963 September

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 13

Scope and Contents

Subject coverage: First learning of Amherst; Attorney General William B. '88, Judge Stearns Charles F. '89), George Arthur Plimpton, Being a trustee's wife, Rara Arithmetica (his index of his books on arithmetic), Relationship with Dwight Morrow, Plimpton as chairman of the Board, The Moores, Plimpton's fund-raising efforts and early career as a book salesman, the collection at the Lord Jeffery Inn, The rivalry between Plimpton and Mr. Morgan, Changes to the President's House, an attempt by Williams students to steal the Sabrina Statue, A gate for the College.

Dates

  • 1963 September

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Access to original recordings is restricted for preservation purposes, researchers may use digital surrogates instead.

Extent

From the Collection: 1.5 Linear feet (1 archives box, 1 half archives box, 1 flat box, 1 negative box)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Amherst College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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