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President's Office Records. Heman Humphrey

 Record Group — Box: RG 003-1
Identifier: RG 003-002

This collection, a part of the President’s Office Records, contains the correspondence, administrative material, addresses, and sermons of Heman Humphrey while he served as Amherst College’s second president.

Dates: 1822-1905; Majority of material found within 1822-1861

President's Office Records. Zephaniah Swift Moore

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 003-001

This collection, part of the President’s Office Records, contains the correspondence, addresses, and sermons of Zephaniah Swift Moore while he served as Amherst College’s first president.

Dates: 1789-1823

Ravi D. Goel Collection of George Hibbert Driver (AC 1900) Materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MA.00315

One notebook of published and unpublished poems, a notebook containing Driver's reflections on various interests, and six volumes of "Driver's Own Encyclopedia," an alphabetical index of Driver's original notes, writings, and research. This collection also contains a manuscript copy of Fare of Poems, his book of poetry, mostly typewritten, with corrections, manuscript inserts, notes, marginalia, and tearsheets.

Dates: 1952-1958, undated

Raymond T. Drew (AC 1949) Papers

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

Reginald French Papers

Identifier: MA.00144

Amherst College Professor of Romance Languages. Papers include his dissertation (Harvard University, 1933), "Francesco d'Antonio da Fiorenza, Cieco," as well as extensive notes, a few articles and some miscellaneous photographs, newspaper clippings, greeting cards and correspondence.

Dates: 1930-1977

Reverend James Taylor Papers

Identifier: MA.00125

Congregational minister, former Amherst College trustee. Papers consist of sermons, accounts, legal papers, and a leather folder.

Dates: 1808-1832

Reverend William James (1797-1868) Family Papers and Sermons

Identifier: MA.00095

Family correspondence and sermons documenting the family and career of William James as a Presbyterian minister in New York State.

Dates: 1808-1888

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

Richard Claverhouse Jebb Papers

Identifier: MA.00198

Chiefly scholarly notebooks and manuscripts by Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb on topics in ancient Greek poetry. The collection also includes one letter from W. G. Headlam and one published article concerning Jebb's personal library.

Dates: 1859-1917; Majority of material found within 1882-1905

Richard P. Wilbur (AC 1942) Papers

Identifier: MA.00164

Worksheets, notes, typescripts, and galley proofs for published poems (sometimes together with associated correspondence), poetry translations and prose pieces by Richard Wilbur.

Dates: circa 1945-2005

Richard Soffer (AC 1954) Ornithology Collection

Identifier: Book Collection-Soffer
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Use the library's catalog to see what titles are available in the collection. Materials from this collection may only be used on-site in the Archives and Special Collections reading room in Frost Library.

Dates: 1580-2003

Robert Allen (AC 1955) Amherst College Course Notebooks

Identifier: MA.00323

Six spiral-bound class notebooks kept by Robert Allen for courses in Genetics, Organic Chemistry, Embryology and Economics at Amherst College 1953-1955.

Dates: Fall 1953 - Spring 1955

Robert Bagg (AC 1957) Papers

Identifier: MA.00244
Abstract Papers documenting the literary, scholarly, and personal activities of poet and translator Robert Bagg. Correspondence between Bagg and contemporaries, including poets Richard Wilbur and James I. Merrill, make up a large portion of the material. Also included are drafts of poetry and other writings, Bagg's undergraduate and graduate student work, and teaching and administrative materials from Bagg's time as a professor of English. The Bagg Papers also include sub-collections of material...
Dates: 1948-2007

Robert Frost Collection

Identifier: MA.00181

Literary manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings and magazine articles, ephemera, audio recordings and other materials related to Robert Frost's career as a poet and teacher. Correspondents include Joseph Blumenthal, G. R. Elliot, James Hayford, Otto Manthey-Zorn, Lawrance Thompson and George F. Whicher.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1920-1963; 1887-2008

Rolfe Humphries (AC 1915) Papers

Identifier: MA.00093
Abstract The collection consists chiefly of incoming and outgoing correspondence, manuscript drafts, typescripts and galley proofs documenting the career of Rolfe Humphries as a poet, translator, teacher, editor, and reviewer. Correspondents include Louise Bogan, David Ferry, Richard Gillman, Donald Hall, Ezra Pound, Theodore Roethke, and E. Merrill Root. Poetry manuscripts include material that was unpublished or appeared later in substantially different form. Also included are reviews of Humphries'...
Dates: 1896-1992; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1969

Ronald Gordon (AC 1965) Oliphant Press Materials

Identifier: MA.00281
Abstract Chiefly selected job files related to the commercial work of the Oliphant Press, a New York City printing and graphic design firm founded by Ronald Gordon (AC 1965) in 1966, containing corres-pondence, sketches and intermediate designs, invoices, finished press specimens, etc. Clients include a wide variety of mostly New York City-based cultural and educational institutions, but also largely featuring Amherst College. Jobs included broad¬sides, book-lets, keepsakes, bookplates, bookmarks,...
Dates: 1965-2009

Rudolph Atcon (AC 1949) Autobiographical Typescript and Correspondence Collection

Identifier: MA.00411

The Rudolph Atcon (AC 1949) Autobiographical Typescript and Correspondence Collection contains 7 folders of Atcon's typescript autobiography and 1 folder of correspondence between Amherst College staff members and Atcon about the autobiography. Atcon's correspondence is helpful in understanding how he felt about his work.

Dates: circa 1921-1995

Samuel French Company Theater Collection

Identifier: MA.01009

The Samuel French Company Theater Collection is more than four hundred and fifty linear feet of material including thousands of plays and publications, photographs, costume design illustrations, theatrical ephemera, and documentation of the Samuel French Corporation’s business transactions dating back to the mid 1800’s.

Dates: 1794-2012; Majority of material found within 1840-2012

Samuel G. Goodrich (Peter Parley) Collection

Identifier: MA.00123

Children's writer. Collection consists chiefly of correspondence but also passports, contracts, tickets, official proclamations, and other documents relating to Goodrich's life and literary work.

Dates: 1812-1972; 1820-1860

Samuel Robinson Williams Papers

Identifier: MA.00138

Physicist, professor. Includes drafts of manuscripts, reprints, bound volumes, printers' proofs, publishers' prospecti, correspondence, research notes, photographs, drawings, plans, and reports relating to his teaching and research in physics, as well as a small amount of personal papers documenting his private life. His extensive correspondents are listed in the appendix.

Dates: 1877-1956; Majority of material found within 1904-1955

Sandra Cisneros Collection

Identifier: MA.00102

Writer. Collection includes transcripts or photocopied transcripts of six stories, one unpublished story, an unpublished speech, an interview, a biographical sketch, and a bound volume of part of the novel Caramelo, distributed to friends for comment.

Dates: 1984-2001

Sheridan de Raismes Gibney (AC 1925) Papers

Identifier: MA.00016

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

Sherwin Cody (AC 1889) Correspondence

Identifier: MA.00223

The collection consists almost entirely of incoming correspondence, mostly concerning social affairs, editorial work, and publishing. Correspondents include a wide range of writers, editors, and artists, including Edmund Gosse, Walter Blackburn Harte, William Dean Howells, Arthur Curtiss James (AC 1889), Henry James, Rudyard Kipling, Edgar Lee Masters, and William Butler Yeats.

Dates: 1893-1916

Sidney Brooks (AC 1841) Papers

Identifier: MA.00329

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

Small Press Ephemera Collection

Identifier: MA.00280

Pamphlets, publicity material, mailings and other ephemera relating to small presses in the United States, United Kingdom and elsewhere.

Dates: circa 1926-1982

Snail's Pace Press Ephemera Collection

Identifier: MA.00283

Chiefly printed ephemera of Francis H. Fobes' Snail's Pace Press, including pamphlets of Greek and Roman texts, college examinations, certificates, light verse, and holiday greetings. Also, a small amount of correspondence of Fobes and others regarding the Press, and a biographical remembrance of Fobes.

Dates: 1922 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1924 - 1957

Snell Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00032

The Snell Family Papers contain the papers and photographs of Ebenezer Strong Snell (Class of 1822) and his immediate family, including his wife, daughters, parents and sisters.

Dates: 1793-1940; Majority of material found within 1835-1870

Sprague Family Papers

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

Springfield Amherst Summer Academy (SASA) Collection

Identifier: MA.00155

SASA was a summer program for minority students from the Springfield, Massachusetts area. The collection includes application forms; curriculum materials including worksheets, "pre-tests" and tests; directory of participants; "SASA family alimni list"; and evaluations.

Dates: 1969-1976

Stanley King (AC 1903) Papers

Identifier: MA.00056

Former Amherst College President. Correspondence, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, awards, photographs and other materials documenting his personal and professional life and that of his wife, Margaret P. Jackson King. Correspondents include Newton D. Baker, Ernest M. Hopkins, Felix Frankfurter and Frederick J. E. Woodbridge.

Dates: 1880-1967; Majority of material found within 1895-1967