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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

Amherst College Clubs and Societies Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00054
Abstract Official records and associated material of Amherst student organizations. Includes founding records, minutes, financial records, membership lists, clippings, publications, correspondence, reports, photographs and other materials.
Dates: 1821-

Bliss Family Papers

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Identifier: MA.00021
Abstract Correspondence (with other writings, clippings, and photographs) of members of the Bliss and Dodge families, principally of Howard Sweetser Bliss, second president (1902-1920) of Syrian Protestant College (later American University of Beirut), which was founded by his father, Daniel Bliss, in 1866. Two letters by Howard Bliss (age 13) are from 1873; additional letters (to 1920) describe his undergraduate years at Amherst College, his travels to universities at Oxford, Goettingen and Berlin as a...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1856-1922; 1850-1981

Bruce W. Jones (AC 1956) Family Correspondence

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Identifier: MA.00227
Abstract Approximately 184 letters and postcards written home from Amherst College by Bruce Jones when he was a student. Includes explanatory notes provided by Jones.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1952-1956; 2006

Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00027
Abstract The Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers contain correspondence, drawings, legal documents, sermons, drafts of published and unpublished works, printed articles, autographs, artwork, and images relating to the professional activities and some of the personal life of Edward Hitchcock, Orra White Hitchcock, and their family. The material spans the years 1804-1910, with the bulk of the material falling into the period 1820-1864. Edward Hitchcock's work as a minister and nationally noted...
Dates: 1805-1910; Majority of material found within 1811 - 1864

Evelyn Louise Way Kendall Papers

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Identifier: MA.00370-c
Scope and Contents The Evelyn Way Kendall Papers contain correspondence, documents and memorabilia of Evelyn Louise Way Kendall (1893-1979). This collection also contains photographs, scrapbooks, and records and samples of some of her collections.
Dates: 1890-2014

Frank Learoyd Boyden (AC 1902) Papers

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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

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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

Gertrude Hall Brownell Collection of Viola Roseboro' Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MA.00358
Abstract Corrsepondence from Viola Roseboro' to Gertrude Hall Brownell spanning the last decade of Roseboro's life and reflecting Roseboro's views on literature, politics, current events, shared acquaintances, and her health.
Dates: 1936-1944

John B. Fairbank (AC 1867) Family Papers

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Identifier: MA.00104
Abstract The John B. Fairbank (AC 1867) Family Papers contain miscellaneous documents relating to John Fairbank's life and career, including as a soldier and a lawyer, and those of his parents, sisters, and other members of his family.
Dates: 1817-1922

John H. Armstrong (AC 1954) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00004
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, photographs, diaries, journals, publications and vital and legal documents dealing with Armstrong's days at Amherst college, Harvard University, his foriegn language studies and finally, the trip to Africa on which he died. The collection also includes the papers of Catherine M. Armstrong relating to her son's death, including correspondence with the families of Armstrong's fellow travelers, official correspondence relating to the investigation, notes on...
Dates: 1932-1974; Majority of material found within 1950-1960

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 family-related...
Dates: 1897-1989 ; Majority of material found within 1940-1979

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

John Robert Sitlington and Josephine Quarrier Sterrett Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA.00361
Abstract Family correspondence, photographs, and newsclippings related to the family of John Robert Sitlington and Josephine Quarrier Sterrett. Also includes donor transcriptions of correspondence.
Dates: 1872-1914

John Thompson (AC 1957) Papers

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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

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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

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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

Luther Clark Howell (AC 1864) Papers

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Identifier: MA.00091
Abstract Chiefly correspondence and photographs, 1855-1869 documenting Howell's early life, student days at Amherst College, and military service in 31st Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers during the Civil War. Correspondence includes letters to and from Luther Clark Howell, his family members and friends. Civil War letters describe battles, forts, and travel during the Civil War. Photographs include portraits of Civil War officers and Amherst College classmates.
Dates: 1855-1874

Margaret Sutton Briscoe Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.01019
Abstract Short story writer, playwright, and novelist, wife of Amherst professor Arthur John Hopkins (for his papers, see separate finding aid). Collection includes copies of published short stories, correspondence, and manuscript writings, including Briscoe's unfinished memoirs.
Dates: 1891-1942

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

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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

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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

Theodore and Frances Titchener Baird Papers

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Identifier: MA.01013
Abstract The Theodore and Frances Titchener Baird Papers document the personal and professional lives of Theodore Baird and Frances Titchener Baird, Theodore Baird's wife. Theodore Baird served as an Amherst College English professor from 1927-1969, and much of the collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence between Baird, and his Amherst College affiliates. Also included is a small amount of papers from Frances Titchener Baird. A significant portion of the collection was added after the...
Dates: 1901 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1996

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 graduates,...
Dates: 1863

Whicher Family Papers

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Identifier: MA.00040
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and family memorabilia of the Whicher family. The bulk of the correspondence is between George Meason Whicher and his wife Lillian Hope Frisbie Whicher. Other correspondents include Alvah Lillie Frisbie and George Frisbie Whicher.
Dates: 1874-1949

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