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Benjamin Kendall Emerson (AC 1865) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00025
Abstract

The papers consist of personal and family correspondence; geological notebooks kept by Emerson during his geological survey of Massachusetts and other areas of New England; pamphlets and scientific papers relating to Emerson's Helix Chemica and his Geology of Massachusetts and Rhode Island; essays and compositions written by Emerson when he was a student; and notes and letters concerning family genealogy.

Dates: circa 1837-1928

Edward Smith Parsons (AC 1883) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00127
Abstract

Clergyman and English professor. Correspondence and news clippings, mainly regarding Parsons' dismissal from Colorado College; diaries; scholarly notes and papers on John Milton; and miscellaneous booklets.

Dates: 1883-1943

John Merson (AC 1966) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00069
Abstract

Vietnam War soldier, business administrator. Contains mainly letters written home to family members during Marine Corps basic training and combat duty in Vietnam, 1965-1968.

Dates: 1960-1968

William Cole Esty (AC 1889) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00014
Abstract

The papers contain account books, diaries, essays, exams, and notebooks documenting Esty's academic career at Amherst and M.I.T. Most of the material dates from 1887-1893 and relates to courses offered at these institutions and are useful in the study of curriculum development. There are also several notebooks and scrapbooks in the letters from Esty's childhood and adolescence.

Dates: 1878-1905