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Amherst Summer School Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00058
Abstract Started by Dr. Sauveur as the Normal School of Languages at Amherst College in 1875. Contains existing documentation of the Library School and incomplete documentation of other school programs. Includes bulletins, brochures, lecture notes, examinations and certificates; as well as Newton McKeon's notes on the Library School.
Dates: 1878-1906

Anson D. Morse (AC 1871) Papers

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Identifier: MA.00036
Abstract Historian and political thinker. Contains notes, manuscripts, articles, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and correspondence relating to his work as Professor of History at Amherst College.
Dates: circa 1870-1916

Arthur John Hopkins (AC 1885) Papers

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Identifier: MA.00090
Abstract Correspondence, draft writings, articles, notes and other materials documenting the career of Hopkins as a scientist and professor of chemistry at Amherst College. His scientific notes and writings chiefly document research in the field of alchemy, but there is also some material on the calculation of latitude and longitude. In addition, the papers include some correspondence of his wife, Margaret Briscoe Hopkins, as well as genealogical information.
Dates: 1846-1939

Bailey LeFevre Brown (AC 1924) Papers

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Identifier: MA.00034
Abstract Mathematician. Contains mathematical notes, correspondence, article reprints and other materials documenting his research in mathematics. Includes correspondence with Neal H. McCoy.
Dates: 1930-1964

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

Charles Upham Shepard (AC 1824) Papers

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Identifier: MA.00075
Abstract Botanist, mineralogist, natural historian. Collection consists primarily of letters regarding Shepard's mineral collection, and also includes a few notebooks, a bound volume of pamphlets and miscellaneous other materials.
Dates: 1826-1881

Charles Wiggins Cobb (AC 1897) Papers

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Identifier: MA.00354
Abstract Papers of Charles Wiggins Cobb (AC 1897), including manuscripts of unpublished books, data and reports on U.S. manufacturing, reports done for Mathematics classes, data on industrial materials and copies of letters.
Dates: 1939-1956

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

D. George Sherman (AC 1969) Papers

 Collection — Mapcase: [220] 4, Drawer 01, Folder: [2003-163] 1-2
Identifier: MA.00137
Abstract Anthropologist. Contains Sherman's notes from his coursework and studies at Amherst College and Cornell University; field notes for and drafts of his book Rice, Rupees and Ritual (1990); published articles and public lectures; and extensive background and lecture notes related to the anthropology courses he taught.
Dates: circa 1965-1992

Edwin Charles Rozwenc (AC 1937) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00039
Abstract Historian. Contains professional correspondence, manuscripts, course materials and research materials documenting his career.
Dates: 1952-1972

F. Curtis Canfield (AC 1925) Papers

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Identifier: MA.00081
Abstract Drama professor and director. Collection includes course and lecture notes, as well as some correspondence, newspaper clippings, framed portraits and photographs, and material for Canfield's books.
Dates: 1929-1981

George Bosworth Churchill (AC 1889) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00006
Abstract Correspondence, Lectures, Class Materials, Manuscripts, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and photographs authored by or featuring Churchill. The bulk of the collection is made up of professional documents: lectures, undergraduate papers, class materials and manuscripts written by Churchill. A number of speeches and articles relating to his substantial political career are also included. The collection contains some correspondence between Churchill and his wife and between Churchill and...
Dates: 1883-1925

George D. Olds Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00150
Abstract Professor of mathematics and President of Amherst College. Collection includes course notes taken by Olds as a student in Germany, lecture notes for guest lectureships at German universities and for mathematics courses at Amherst College, as well as a photograph album and scrapbook.
Dates: circa 1870-1915

Harold H. Plough (AC 1913) Anthropology and Evolution Course Materials

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Identifier: MA.00118
Abstract The papers consist of lab exercises, lecture topics, outlines, lecture notes, examinations, and correspondence relating to Anthropology and Evolution courses taught at Amherst by Professor Harold H. Plough. Anthropology materials cover a number of courses from the period of 1939 to 1958. Evolution materials cover the course Evolution of the Earth and Man from 1947 to 1957.
Dates: 1939-1958

Historical Manuscripts Collection

 Collection
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

Joseph Amiel (AC 1959) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00110
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of typescripts, galleys and proofs of five of Joseph Amiel's novels, 1979-1993. Also included are class notes taken by Amiel for history and English courses at Amherst, 1956-1959.
Dates: 1956-1993

Nathan Welby Fiske Papers

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Identifier: MA.00015
Abstract The bulk of this collection is comprised of notes by Fiske on Greek language and literature, mental and moral philosophy and American history.
Dates: 1824-1847

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

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

Walter Boughton Papers

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Identifier: MA.00009
Abstract The Walter Boughton Papers contain mainly teaching notes and classroom materials from Walter Boughton's approximately thirty years teaching and directing theatre at Amherst College. Also contains notes schoolwork done by Boughton while attending Brown University.
Dates: 1950-1986

William Seymour Tyler (AC 1830) Papers

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Identifier: MA.00020
Abstract The William Seymour Tyler (AC 1830) Papers contains personal and professional papers of Tyler, correspondence of the Tyler Family, as well as manuscript essays by his brother Wellington H. Tyler.
Dates: 1800-1902

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