Frank C. Partridge (AC 1882) Collection
Scope and Contents
The Frank C. Partridge (AC 1882) Collection is comprised of photographs, class notes, reunion material, a scrapbook, and correspondence relating to Frank Partridge, who was very active in his fraternity, Delta Upsilon, and as an alum.
- circa 1878-1943
Conditions Governing Access
There is no restriction on access to the Frank C. Partridge (AC 1882) Collection (MA.00404). Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.
Conditions Governing Use
Requests for permission to publish material from the Frank C. Partridge (AC 1882) Collection (MA.00404) should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.
Biographical / Historical
Frank Charles Partridge was born to Charles Franklin and Sarah Ann Rice Partridge on May 7, 1861, in East Middlebury, Vermont. He attended Middlebury High School and graduated from Amherst College in the Class of 1882. He then studied law in New York at the Columbia Law School, from which he graduated in 1884. He was active in his town (Proctor, Vermont) and in politics. He served as private secretary to Secretary of War Redfield Proctor, and as secretary to Secretary of State James G. Blaine. He was also active in business (Vermont Marble Company, Clarendon and Pittsford Railway Company, etc.). He served in posts in Venezuala and Morocco.
On May 7, 1907, Partridge married Sarah L. Sanborn, with whom he had five children: Frances, Charles F. (AC 1933), Sanborn (AC 1936), Ruth and David.
Partridge died in Proctor, Vermont, on March 2, 1943.
See his record in the 1973 "Amherst College Biographical Record" (from which this note is adapted) for a full list of his activities and accomplishments.
0.50 Linear feet (1 archives box)
Language of Materials
The Frank C. Partridge (AC 1882) Collection is comprised of photographs, class notes, reunion material, a scrapbook, and correspondence relating to Frank Partridge, who was very active in his fraternity, Delta Upsilon, and as an alumnus.
The Frank C. Partridge (AC 1882) Collection is arranged in one series in chronological order.
- Chemistry -- Study and teaching (Higher) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- College fraternity members Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Delta Upsilon Fraternity
- Harris, E.P. (Elijah Paddock), 1832-1920 (AC 1855)
- Margaret R. Dakin
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