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Steven L. Bloom Film Scripts Collection

Identifier: MA.00415
Scope and Contents This collection of screenplays comprises approximately 441 scripts from a similar (slightly smaller) number of movies. The films represented span the period from the 1930s – within a decade of the first “talkie” moving picture – to the 2010s. In other words, in terms of timeline, they encompass virtually the entire history of the motion picture as we know it today. A few of the movies represented have more than one version of the film script present in the collection, in each case with...
Dates: 1930s-2000s

Talcott W. Seelye (AC 1944) Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00383
Abstract The Talcott W. Seelye (AC 1944) Family Papers include material about Talcott Seelye's youth and his diplomatic career in the Middle East, as well material related to his parents, siblings, and grandparents. The collection complements -- indeed, is a structural component of -- other family collections, especially those at Amherst College listed in the "Related Materials" note. The importance of checking these collections can't be overstated, especially if a researcher is doing extensive work...
Dates: circa 1850-1980

The Williams-Chambers-Seelye-Franck Papers ("The Franck Papers")

Identifier: MA.00313
Abstract The Williams-Chambers-Seelye Family Papers (the Franck Papers) include correspondence, photographs, juvenilia, memorabilia, manuscripts, teaching materials, and publications relating to several generations of missionaries, educators, public servants, and artists. In addition to describing the lives of multiple members of the family, subjects include missionary work in Turkey in the late 19th century into the 20th century; World War I and Armenian history in the period as reported by...
Dates: circa 1850-1980

The Younghee Kim-Wait (Class of 1982)/Pablo Eisenberg Collection of Native American Literature

Identifier: Book Collection-Eisenberg
Searching and Access Information Use the library's catalog to see what titles are available in the Kim-Wait/Eisenberg collection. Materials from this collection may only be used on-site in the Archives and Special Collections reading room in Frost Library. Archives and...
Dates: 1772-2007

Theodore and Frances Titchener Baird Papers

Identifier: MA.01013
Abstract The Theodore and Frances Titchener Baird Papers document the personal and professional lives of Theodore Baird and Frances Titchener Baird, Theodore Baird's wife. Theodore Baird served as an Amherst College English professor from 1927-1969, and much of the collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence between Baird, and his Amherst College affiliates. Also included is a small amount of papers from Frances Titchener Baird. A significant portion of the collection was added after...
Dates: 1901 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1996

Theodore P. Greene (AC 1943) Papers

Identifier: MA.00199

Professor of history and American Studies at Amherst College, 1952-1989. Primarily correspondence, writings and talks, and research materials on the history of Amherst College and higher education.

Dates: 1940-2006

Thomas A. Flanagan (AC 1945) Papers

Identifier: MA.00171

Literary manuscripts, correspondence, photographs and related materials documenting the professional career of Thomas Flanagan, Irish-American novelist and professor of English.

Dates: 1866-2002; Majority of material found within 1946-2001

Thomas W. Wilcox (AC 1942) Papers

Identifier: MA.00308

Correspondence, poetry, and other materials owned by Thomas Wilcox (AC 1942). Much of the correspondence is from Richard Wilbur (AC 1942) and his wife Charlotte "Charlee" Wilbur, and most of the letters date from the World War II era. Also included are poems by Richard Wilbur and photos of the Wilbur family. Other correspondence in the collection is from Wilcox family members and Amherst College notables including Armour Craig and Theodore Baird.

Dates: 1942-1988; undated

Thomas Weston Fels (AC 1967) Papers

Identifier: MA.00237

The Thomas Weston Fels Papers document the professional activities of writer and curator Thomas Weston Fels (AC 1967), including research, writing, correspondence, and exhibition planning documents and notes from throughout his professional education and career. Also included are materials relating to his book Farm Friends: from the late sixties to the west seventies and beyond.

Dates: 1972-2009; Majority of material found within 1983-2004

Timothy D. Allman Papers

Identifier: MA.00049

Journalist. Contains notes, research materials, and drafts of manuscripts related to Allman's research on and reporting of the wars in Indochina.

Dates: 1969-1970

Town of Amherst Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-2, OS 1
Identifier: MA.00124

Written histories of the town; local government records; records of schools, private organizations, and local businesses; personal papers; souvenirs and programs of community events; maps of the town; and a large number of newspaper clippings.

Dates: circa 1828-present; Majority of material found within 1920-1959

Tuckerman-Clark Family Papers

 Collection — Box: Boxes 1, OS1 and OS2
Identifier: MA.01026
Abstract The Tuckerman-Clark Family Papers are a small group of documents related to the families of Margaret Tuckerman Clark (including her father, mother, grandparents, aunts and uncles) and her husband Orton Loring Clark (primarily papers related to Clark himself). The collection includes correspondence, photographs, unique documents, and genealogical material (especially for the Tuckerman line). Notable among the collections are items associated with Margaret Clark’s grandfather, poet Frederick...
Dates: 1802-1961

Twelve Letters Written by Amherst College Graduates During the Civil War

 Collection — Box: Small Collections 1
Identifier: MA.00388
Scope and Contents A collection of 12 letters written by Amherst College classmates to Benjamin Pettibone, Secretary of the Class of 1860. The letters appear to have been written in response to Pettibone’s call for a class reunion at Amherst to coincide with the 1863 commencement. The collection includes a letter by George Goodale, who became the first director of Harvard’s Botanical Museum and commissioned the making of the University’s legendary Glass Flowers collection, and letters by other notable...
Dates: 1863

Uchimura Kanzō (AC 1887) Collection

Identifier: MA.00356

The Uchimura Collection contains material related to the life of Uchimura Kanzo, including biographical information, typescripts and reproductions of correspondence, and commemorative items.

Dates: 1887-1963

United Farm Workers Printed Matter Collection

Identifier: MA.00180

Leaflets, posters, and bumper stickers used by the United Farm Workers in various strikes and boycotts held in California throughout the 1970s.

Dates: 1970-1979

U.S. Army Ambulance Service, Section 539 ["Black Cats"] Records

Identifier: MA.00139

World War I ambulance unit, recruited in Amherst, Massachusetts in June 1917 from Amherst College students and local residents. Collection consists of clippings, photographs, a photograph album, maps, books, correspondence, pay and enlistment records, and other materials documenting the activities of the U.S. Army Ambulance Service Section 539, also called S.S.U. 539, known colloquially as the "Black Cats," in France during World War I.

Dates: 1917-1941

Vachel Lindsay Collection

Identifier: MA.00128

Poet. Papers include correspondence, cards, newspaper and magazine clippings, programs, and a photograph, mostly sent to Eugenia Graham.

Dates: 1924-1933; Majority of material found within 1924-1925

Videotapes of "Conversations with Ilan Stavans"

Identifier: MA.00165

VHS videocassettes of the television show "Conversations with Ilan Stavans," broadcast on WGBH (Boston, Mass.) beginning in September 2001 as part of the program "La Plaza." "Conversations with Ilan Stavans" is a series of one-on-one discussions with notable Latino artists, writers and intellectuals.

Dates: 2001-2006

Violet Beach - Henry Ward Beecher Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MA.00267

The Violet Beach-Henry Ward Beecher Collection contains 15 letters and a selection of photographs related to the Beach and Beecher families.

Dates: circa 1870-1890

W. Clyde Fitch (AC 1886) Collection

Identifier: MA.00116

Correspondence, annotated play scripts, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, articles and photographs documenting the literary career, works, and personal life of Clyde Fitch (1865-1909), American dramatist and graduate of Amherst College in the Class of 1886. Correspondents include Robert Browning, Richard Harding Davis, William Dean Howells and William Lyon Phelps.

Dates: 1867-1986; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1909

Wadsworth W. Mount (AC 1928) Papers

Identifier: MA.00213

The papers document Wadsworth W. Mount's long interest in the value-added tax (VAT). The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence regarding the VAT and articles he wrote about it: "New Taxes for Old," "Who Pays the Piper Should Call the Tune," and "A Re-examination of Taxation Fundamentals." Mount compiled a large amount of correspondence and documentation concerning tax policy in binders over a period of 45 years, which he entitled "Reform by Typewriter."

Dates: 1907 - circa 1985

Walter Alden Dyer (AC 1900) Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA.00115

Articles and stories by author Walter Dyer (AC 1900), as well as many book reviews of Dyer's work.

Dates: 1862-1944; Majority of material found within 1910-1944

Walter Boughton Papers

Identifier: MA.00009

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

Walter R. Blackmer (AC 1897) Sermons

Identifier: MA.00079

Congregational preacher. Collection consists mainly of sermons, but also includes addresses and talks delivered on various occasions.

Dates: 1898-1956

Werner L. Gundersheimer (AC 1959) Papers

Identifier: MA.00277

Correspondence, photographs, articles, awards and other materials documenting the academic and professional life of Werner L. Gundersheimer, educator, European historian and past Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1940-2004

Whicher Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00040

Correspondence, photographs, and family memorabilia of the Whicher family. The bulk of the correspondence is between George Meason Whicher and his wife Lillian Hope Frisbie Whicher. Other correspondents include Alvah Lillie Frisbie and George Frisbie Whicher.

Dates: 1874-1949

Willard L. (AC 1920) and Clarice Brows Thorp Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA.00220
Abstract Willard Long Thorp (1899-1992; AC 1920) was a pioneer statistician, economist, domestic and foreign policy advisor, international development expert, and private business consultant. Thorp's papers document the role of a key U.S. government figure during periods marked by political and economic turbulence. As Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs from 1946-1952, he played a critical role in the design and implementation of the Marshall Plan and of the Truman administration's...
Dates: 1857-1994; Majority of material found within 1920-1967

William Augustus Stearns Papers

Identifier: MA.00120

This collection contains a small body of correspondence, biographical material and other general material related to William A. Stearns and his family. The bulk of the collection consists of Stearns's sermons in manuscript form. The correspondence is mostly personal letters to and from members of Stearns's family, but there are some letters from Stearns to others, a group of anti-slavery letters and documents, and some religious documents pertaining to Stearns's ministry.

Dates: 1801-1875

William Cole Esty (AC 1889) Papers

Identifier: MA.00014

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

William Crary Brownell (AC 1871) Papers

Identifier: MA.00023
Dates: 1867 - 1936; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1927