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Amherst College Class of 1902 Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00007
Abstract

The Class of 1902 Papers consist of reunion pictures and publications, correspondence, articles written by members of the class, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1932-1967

Frank Learoyd Boyden (AC 1902) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00152
Abstract

Headmaster of Deerfield Academy (Deerfield, Mass.), 1902-1969. Collection consists of Boyden's correspondence concerning Amherst College, his Class of 1902, his fraternity, Class reunions and other general correspondence.

Dates: circa 1910-1970

George D. Pratt (AC 1893) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00231
Abstract

George D. Pratt was an industrialist, conservationist, and trustee and benefactor of Amherst College. These papers consist chiefly of incoming correspondence, mostly during his undergraduate years and after, as well as a photograph album of family travels and vacations, a diary from 1886 and a small amount of other material.

Dates: 1880-1935; Majority of material found within 1885-1897

John J. McCloy (AC 1916) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00035
Abstract The John J. McCloy Papers span the years 1897-1989, with the bulk of the material falling into the period 1940-1979. The roughly 60 linear feet of material cover the breadth of McCloy's activities, from lawyer to banker to government official to negotiator to behind-the-scenes adviser. The papers include working papers, correspondence, memoranda, speeches, scrapbooks, photographs, legal documents, printed material, and memorabilia. The collection includes very little personal or...
Dates: 1897-1989 ; Majority of material found within 1940-1979

John Thompson (AC 1957) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00373
Abstract

The John Thompson Papers cover Thompson's personal and academic life during the years he was a student at Amherst College (1953-1957). The 0.5 linear feet of papers include letters and postcards sent from Thompson to his parents, Thompson’s course materials for English 1-2, and a personal memoir.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1953-1957

Justin Perkins (AC 1829) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00153
Abstract

Educator, minister and missionary to Persia beginning in the 1830s. Collection includes: correspondence with others in his field; manuscript sermons; lectures and notes; newspaper clippings and pamphlets, and seven volumes of bound manuscripts - mostly letters and journals.

Dates: circa 1830-1869

Leslie Stuart Baker (AC 1921) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00367
Scope and Contents

Two boxes of materials including correspondence, maps and illustrations, photographs, and ephemera. The collection largely pertains to Baker's time serving in WWI, although his high school and college years are also documented.

Dates: 1909-1967; Majority of material found within 1918-1919

Richard (AC 1952) and Josephine Haskell Aldridge Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MA.01017
Abstract Papers documenting the life of poet Richard Aldridge and his wife, children's author Josephine Haskell Aldridge. Material in the collection includes draft and unpublished writings by Richard Aldridge from childhood on; publication-related materials; a large amount of correspondence from family members and other writers; documentation from the various schools that Richard Aldridge attended, including photographs and memorabilia from Amherst College; and photographs, primarily of Richard...
Dates: 1898 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1994

Sheridan de Raismes Gibney (AC 1925) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00016
Abstract

The bulk of the Papers consists of play scripts and dramatic treatments written by Gibney for stage and television, 1925-1980; personal and professional correspondence, 1920-1962; the manuscript of an unpublished novel, Flatbush Man, ca. 1979-1985; and various papers related to his undergraduate years at Amherst College and his receipt of an honorary degree in 1939.

Dates: 1920-1992; Majority of material found within 1922-1985

Sidney Brooks (AC 1841) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00329
Abstract

Sidney Brooks of Harwich, Mass. attended Phillips Academy in Andover before attending Amherst College from 1837 to 1841. His papers include thirty-five letters, a ledger of his expenses, and writings from his school days.

Dates: 1834-1864

Twelve Letters Written by Amherst College Graduates During the Civil War

 Collection — Box: Small Collections 1
Identifier: MA.00388
Scope and Contents A collection of 12 letters written by Amherst College classmates to Benjamin Pettibone, Secretary of the Class of 1860. The letters appear to have been written in response to Pettibone’s call for a class reunion at Amherst to coincide with the 1863 commencement. The collection includes a letter by George Goodale, who became the first director of Harvard’s Botanical Museum and commissioned the making of the University’s legendary Glass Flowers collection, and letters by other notable...
Dates: 1863