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Frank Trapp Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00221
Abstract

Professor of Fine Arts at Amherst College, 1956-1992. Collection includes his watercolor sketches and photographs made while serving with the U.S. Army during World War II, primarily in New Guinea, 1944-1946. Also, a brief typescript memoir of his war experiences written in 1985 (revised 2003), and research material on the artist Peter Blume for his 1987 book on him.

Dates: 1944-2003; Majority of material found within 1944-1987

Merrill-Magowan Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00207
Abstract The Merrill-Magowan Family Papers document the activities and relationships of three generations of Merrill and Magowan family members, dating from 1880 to 2002. Family correspondence makes up the largest portion of the material, with business records appearing in bulk in the papers of Charles Edward Merrill (AC 1908), founder of Merrill Lynch & Co. These materials are supplemented with artworks, diaries, memorabilia, photographs, writings and newspaper clippings, and a set of family...
Dates: 1884-2002; Majority of material found within 1926-1975

Raymond T. Drew (AC 1949) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00112
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Drew to his family in Greenfield, Massachusetts, while serving as a radio operator in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, 1943-1946, which were transcribed and printed by his cousin Conrad Totman; and poetry manuscripts, ca. 1946-1975. Included in the poetry are two copies of his book Goat Songs (1970), and letters to Drew about the book; correspondents include James Merrill. The collection also includes photographs of Drew,...
Dates: 1943-1982; Majority of material found within 1943-1972

William R. Throckmorton (AC 1941) Research Materials on Amherst College Alumni in World War II

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA.00044
Abstract

Correspondence, military records and other research materials compiled by William Throckmorton for the preparation of his books documenting the military activities of Amherst College alumni during World War II. Includes various manuscript and typescript drafts.

Dates: 1994-2001