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Amherst College War Materials Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00062
Abstract An artificial collection consisting mainly of publications, ephemera and correspondence related to Amherst College's involvement in various United States wars, including the Civil War, Mexican War, Spanish-American War, World Wars I and II, Korean War and the Vietnam War.
Dates: 1829-2004

Dicken-Statham Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00268
Abstract The Dicken-Statham Family Papers contain papers related to four generations of one British family, spanning their participation in historical events during the last decades of East India Company rule in India through life in England in the 1980s. Materials in the collection include official documents pertaining to service in the East India Company and during World War I; manuscript diaries; correspondence; photographs, professional materials, and genealogical charts. There are approximately 5...
Dates: 1828-2014

Edwin St. John Ward (AC 1900) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00189
Abstract Correspondence, legal documents, newsclippings, journal articles, one book and one map relating to the professional activities and personal life of Edwin St. John Ward, Amherst College Class of 1900. The bulk of the material falls into the years 1915-1918, when Dr. Ward was in service to the American Red Cross in Turkey, Palestine and France.
Dates: 1897-1986; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1918

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

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 W. Dower (AC 1959) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00288
Abstract Chiefly a collection of primary and secondary research materials compiled by John W. Dower in the course of several decades of teaching, research, writing and publication on the history of Japan, particularly with regard to World War II and its aftermath, popular media and racial representation. It includes articles, archival source material, correspondence, photographs, research notes, and draft manuscripts for several of Professor Dower's publications.
Dates: 1850-2010; Majority of material found within 1941-2010

Joseph B. Eastman (AC 1904) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00197
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, diplomas, newspaper clippings, photographs, speeches, reports, miscellaneous printed matter and memorabilia chiefly documenting Eastman's 25-year career in the U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC), 1919-1944, as well as memorabilia and other materials related to Eastman's personal life.
Dates: 1837-1960; Majority of material found within 1904-1944

Karl Loewenstein Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00206
Abstract Materials produced and collected by Karl Loewenstein (1891-1973) over the course of his long career as a political scientist, professor, lawyer, and government advisor. The papers include professional and personal correspondence, manuscripts, lecture notes, reports, memoranda, legal documents, diaries, lecture and interview transcripts, photographs, recordings, and printed material. The bulk of the collection documents Loewenstein's long academic career, which began in Munich and continued at...
Dates: 1822-1977 1908-1973

Katrin Janecke Gibney Papers

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Identifier: MA.00306
Abstract Diaries kept in secret by Katrin Janecke (later wife of Sheridan de Raismes Gibney (AC 1925)) during her years living in Berlin and working at die neue linie magazine and at an assigned job in the German Propaganda Ministry during World War II and in the period immediately following the German surrender. Also an unpublished memoir by Katrin Gibney based on the diaries, titled "Angels Forbidden". Diaries and memoir are both in English.
Dates: 1941-1991

Kendall Company Historical Records

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00370-b
Scope and Contents This collection documents the Kendall Company from 1924 through its sale to Colgate Palmolive in 1972, with a few later items. It includes company annual reports (1955-1971) and executive and Board of Directors records and correspondence (primarily 1960-1972). The collection also includes company histories, informational publications, and advertisements as well as records of employee events, information about a number of Kendall mills, and a few samples of the company's products....
Dates: 1924-2012; Majority of material found within 1924 - 1972

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

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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

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