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Alfred F. Havighurst, Professor Emeritus of History, 1980 April 2

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Scope and Contents

Subject coverage: Enrollment in History 1, Courses taught by Prof. Laurence B. Packard, Growth of History Department, Professor Havighurst joins Department, Comments on Prof. Herbert Percival Gallinger, The Junior Honors Course beginnings, Department meetings, Prof. Charles Sherman joins Department, Professors Sidney Fey and Sidney Packhard join Department, Relationshps of Professors L. Packard, S. Packard, and Newhall, Background of Berkshire History Series, Packard's reaction to 1947 "New Curriculum", Pre-War shortage of office space, lack of secretarial help, Packard and his faculty colleagues, Reading and essay requirements for History 1, Packard's "outside" speaking; reasons for his coming to Amherst, Packard's activities in the American Historical Association, An evening at the Packards' home


  • Creation: 1980 April 2

Conditions Governing Access

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


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

Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
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