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Benjamin Kendall Emerson (AC 1865) Papers

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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

Clarence Willis Eastman Papers

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Identifier: MA.00013
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of notes, assignments and other materials related to Eastman's teaching of German language and literature at Amherst College. In addition, there is correspondence, personal diaries and unpublished manuscripts on topics in medieval German literature and German linguistics; one folder related to army training at Amherst College during World War I; and copious notes and manuscripts for his 1916 genealogy of the Thompson, Hull, Clark, Curtiss, Gunn, Peck, Stiles,...
Dates: circa 1935-1955

Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers

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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and Orra White Hitchcock Papers contain correspondence, drawings, legal documents, sermons, drafts of published and unpublished works, printed articles, autographs, artwork, and images relating to the professional activities and some of the personal life of Edward Hitchcock, Orra White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

Edward Smith Parsons (AC 1883) Papers

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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

Frederic Marsena Butts (AC 1909) Papers

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Identifier: MA.00242
Abstract Mostly writings and photographs documenting Butts' trip to the Mediterranean, Asia and North Africa, 1909-1910. Also included are a speech before an Amherst College alumni group and correspondence about a scholarship he established there.
Dates: 1909-1949; Majority of material found within 1909-1910

Harrison Griswold Dwight (AC 1898) Papers

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Identifier: MA.00012
Abstract Correspondence, printed articles, manuscripts, notebooks, diaries, family photographs, and notes covering the life of Harrison Griswold Dwight, author and Amherst graduate. The bulk of the collection is made up of letters to Dwight from friends and publishers covering a period from 1897 to 1959. These include a number of letters from well-known persons ranging from Willa Cather to Eleanor Roosevelt.
Dates: 1890-1959

Historical Manuscripts Collection

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Identifier: MA.00182
Abstract Correspondence and literary manuscripts - mostly orations, disputations and essays - written by Amherst College alumni. The collection includes materials of such individuals as Henry Ward Beecher, John Quincy Adams, William Austin Dickinson, and Edward Hitchcock.
Dates: 1821-1909

John Merson (AC 1966) Papers

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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

Marshall Bloom (AC 1966) Papers

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Identifier: MA.00001
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, unpublished writings, news clippings, publications, financial records, photographs and other materials chiefly documenting Bloom's childhood, education, personal life and work as the founder of Liberation News Service and its larger role in the radical counterculture of the 1960s.
Dates: 1950 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1969

Pratt Museum of Natural History Records

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Identifier: RG 002-004-004
Abstract Reports, correspondence, clippings, photographs, field notebooks and catalogues related to the natural history collections formerly held in the Pratt Museum, as well as expeditionary field work undertaken to develop those collections. Also includes some records of the Amherst College department of Geology.
Dates: 1866-2000

Sprague Family Papers

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Identifier: MA.00248
Abstract The Sprague Family Papers include the papers of Rosemary Sprague, an Amherst-area attorney; her father, Atherton Hall Sprague (AC 1920), an Amherst College professor of mathematics; and her mother, Marion Whittemore Sprague. The collection includes correspondence, diaries and travel journals, unpublished poetry, plays, and novels, Sprague family genealogical material, and photographs. Notable among the correspondence are letters that Rosemary Sprague received from her friend, the poet James...
Dates: 1890-2005; Majority of material found within 1920-2005

William Cole Esty (AC 1889) Papers

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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