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Marcus P. Kiley (AC 1919) Papers

 Collection — Box: Boxes 1-2
Identifier: MA.00162

Librarian and member of Amherst College Class of 1919. Collection includes notes from classes, papers and letters related to various library organizations, letters and other printed matter related to the Class of 1919, and a book of tributed to Kiley upon his retirement.

Dates: 1917-1977

Margaret Blaisdell Byrd New York City Music, Opera, and Theatre Scrapbooks

Identifier: MA.00119

Eight scrapbooks of programs and clippings related to musical concerts, theatrical performances and opera in New York City, 1899-1962.

Dates: 1899-1962

Margaret Hitchcock Emerson Papers

Identifier: MA.01006
Abstract The Margaret Hitchcock Emerson Papers consist of family correspondence saved by Margaret Emerson, who was a daughter, granddaughter, and great-granddaughter of Amherst College graduates, and who worked in the Amherst College Memorabilia Room, the forerunner of the Amherst College Archives. The correspondence in the collection dates largely from the period in which Emerson attended college and graduate school approximately up to the time in which her mother (Mary Waters Bryan Hitchcock) fell...
Dates: circa 1898-1960

Margaret Sutton Briscoe Papers

Identifier: MA.01019

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

Marika Hashimoto (AC 2006) Papers from Doshisha Fellowship

Identifier: MA.00204

Hashimoto was a Doshisha Fellow for one year after graduation from Amherst College. The collection includes teaching records, printed matter, photographs, and other materials documenting her year as a teacher of English and peer mentor, as well as information on Amherst House at Doshisha University and various university activities.

Dates: 2006-2007

Mark Hopkins Ward (AC 1906) Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00365

The Mark Hopkins Ward (AC 1906) Family Papers contain the personal and professional papers of Mark Ward, as well as personal papers of members of his Ward and Bliss family relatives, including items from earlier generations of related Porter and Clapp family members. There is also material related to missionaries associated with the Ward and Bliss families in Turkey.

Dates: circa 1800-1950

Marshall Bloom (AC 1966) Alternative Press Collection

Identifier: MA.00149

Approximately 3,500 alternative "underground" newspapers published chiefly in the United States, circa 1967-1989, most originally compiled by Liberation News Service as record copies from its subscribers. Also included is a much smaller collection of glossy magazines for gay men, circa 1967-1992.

Dates: circa 1967-1992

Marshall Bloom (AC 1966) Papers

Identifier: MA.00001

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

Martin Espada Papers

Identifier: MA.00135

Poet, social activist, educator. Contains correspondence, poetry manuscripts and galley proofs, news clippings, contracts, posters, notebooks, photographs, video and audio recordings, and other materials documenting his literary career, personal life and social activism, 1957-2006. Includes translations of some of his poetry into other languages, especially Spanish.

Dates: 1957-2006

Merrill-Magowan Family Papers

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

Morrill Cody (AC 1921) Papers

Identifier: MA.00222

Journalist, editor and diplomat. The collection consists mostly of incoming correspondence, concerning social affairs, editorial work, and publishing. Among the correspondents are a number of literary figures, including Sylvia Beach, e. e. cummings, Marcel Duchamp, Ernest Hemingway, Langston Hughes, Marianne Moore, Ezra Pound, Raymond Queneau, Eleanor Roosevelt, Edith Sitwell, Alice B. Toklas, and William Carlos Williams.

Dates: 1930-1969; Majority of material found within 1958-1962

Morrow-Lindbergh-McIlvaine Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00378

The Morrow-Lindbergh-McIlvaine Papers contain information (documents, photographs, and published information) about the extended family of Dwight W. Morrow (AC 1895): his parents, siblings, children, grandchildren and other relatives. The papers complement in particular the Dwight W. Morrow (AC 1895) Papers (MA.00028).

Dates: circa 1900-1984

Morrow Papers [Microform]

Identifier: MA.00029
Abstract The microfilmed papers document the professional, public service, and personal activities of Dwight W. Morrow (1873-1931). They reflect Morrow's multiple roles and commitments as lawyer, international financier, statesman, public servant, alumnus, and board member. The 167 rolls of filmed papers include: extensive correspondence; memoranda and reports; subject files; meeting minutes; speech transcripts and printed articles; scrapbooks; clippings files. The material dates from 1877 to 1933,...
Dates: 1877-1933 1900-1931

Mount Pleasant Classical Institution and Mount Pleasant Institute Collection

Identifier: MA.00061

The Mount Pleasant Classical Institution opened in 1827 as a school for boys aged 4 through 16. It closed five years later in 1832. A second school on the same site was founded by Rev. John A. Nash in 1846 as The Mount Pleasant Boarding School for Boys; after several name changes, it closed in the early 20th century. Collection consists chiefly of printed catalogues and ephemera; catalogues include complete lists of students and description of curriculum.

Dates: 1828-1903

Music at Amherst College Collection

Identifier: MA.00063

This collection documents the evolution of musical instruction, performance, and composition at Amherst. Includes printed and manuscript music, photographs, printed material, personal correspondence and documentation, sound recordings, books, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and concert programs.

Dates: 1833 - 1965; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1965

Nathan Welby Fiske Papers

Identifier: MA.00015

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

Nelson Family Juvenilia Collection of Pamela Russell and Murray McClellan

Identifier: MA.00249

Handwritten and illustrated fictional works created by the children of the Nelson family of Goshen, New Hampshire, in the 1890s.

Dates: circa 1892-1895

Nesbitt C. Blaisdell (AC 1951) Correspondence & Theater Collection

Identifier: MA.00390

The Nesbitt C. Blaisdell (AC 1951) Theater and Correspondence Collection contains mostly outgoing correspondence from Nesbitt C. Blaisdell to family members, mostly close family. There are materials related to his career in the theater, and a few miscellaneous materials, such as the Turkish internal passport of his missionary uncle Robert Chambers.

Dates: circa 1928-1985

News Clippings Concerning the Resignation of President Alexander Meiklejohn

Identifier: MA.00067

Newspaper clippings and one scrapbook documenting the crisis in the presidency of Alexander Meiklejohn, 1923-1924, which led to his resignation in 1923 and the appointment of George D. Olds as his successor.

Dates: 1923-1924

Newton F. McKeon (AC 1926) Robert Frost Bibliography Papers

Identifier: MA.01021
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-1960

Noah Webster Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00074

Letters, legal and business papers, journals, photographs and other materials belonging to Noah Webster and four generations of his descendants. Consists mainly of correspondence concerning lexicographer Noah Webster's life and work. Some papers relate to the work of educators Rev. Henry and Eliza Jones and of businessman Robert Day.

Dates: 1810-1917

Orra White Hitchcock Classroom Drawings

Identifier: MA.01020

Sixty-one drawings created by Orra White Hitchcock for use in Professor Edward Hitchcock's classes on geology and natural history.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1828 - 1840

Orton L. and Margaret Tuckerman Clark Collection

Identifier: MA.01027
Abstract The Orton L. and Margaret Tuckerman Clark Collection contains mostly photographic documentation of the Clark, Cooper, and Tuckerman families and of two of the homes they owned that are now part of the Amherst College campus (Clark House and Cooper House). The collection includes rare photographs of members of the Frederick G. and Hannah (Anna) Jones Tuckerman family, the Henry James Clark family, the James S. and Abigail G. Cooper family, and the Frederick and Alice Cooper Tuckerman...
Dates: circa 1855-1960

Oscar Schotté Biology Research Materials

Identifier: MA.00225

Research papers consisting of laboratory notes, tabulations and drafts of publications.

Dates: 1949-1957

Osmond Jesse Billings (AC 1900) Sermons

Identifier: MA.00072

Congregational minister. Papers consist mainly of handwritten sermons, but also include a journal and other miscellaneous writings.

Dates: 1906-circa 1960

Otto Manthey-Zorn Papers

Identifier: MA.00126

Professor of German. Letters regarding his appointment to the faculty of Amherst College; notes for, and draft of, an uncompleted memoir.

Dates: 1906-1959

Paris Press Records

Identifier: MA.01031
Scope and Contents

For a detailed inventory, see control file.

Dates: 1993-2018

Paul Langdon Ward (AC 1933) Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-12
Identifier: MA.00327

The Paul Langdon Ward (AC 1933) Papers contain primarily the professional papers of Ward during his many decades as an educator, including copies of speeches and papers he prepared as well as correspondence with colleagues. A small section of the papers relates to Ward's early life as the son of medical missionaries in the Middle East as well as his school years in the United States.

Dates: 1926-1998

Phonograph Collection of Poetry and Spoken Word Recordings

Identifier: MA.00215

59 spoken word phonograph recordings, commercially produced, which include poetry readings primarily featuring the work of notable American authors, speeches and interviews. Authors include Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, James Joyce, George Bernard Shaw, Dylan Thomas, John Updike and Frank Lloyd Wright.

Dates: circa 1937-1976

Photograph Albums of the Great Mino-Owari (1891) and Great Kanto (1923) Earthquakes

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MA.00278

This collections contains two albums of photographs of the Great Mino-Owari Earthquake (also known as the Great Nobi Earkthquake), 1891, and the Great Kanto Earthquake, 1923. Compiler(s) unknown.

Dates: 1891-1923