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Arthur Stanley Pease Letters to Frederick Tuckerman

Identifier: MA.00158

Pease was a classics scholar, avid amateur botanist, professor and President of Amherst College. The collection consists of 60 letters, all but one from Pease to Amherst College treasurer and author Tuckerman, dealing chiefly with the natural history of the White Mountains and Appalachian Range. Most of the letters date from before Pease's arrival in Amherst.

Dates: 1915-1928

Arthur W. Kelly (AC 1879) Manuscript Notebooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MA.00387

The collection contains 15 notebooks, 14 of which are in shorthand.

Dates: circa 1875-1879

Asian Students Association Records

Identifier: MA.00395

Minutes, correspondence, publications, and posters related to the activities of the Asian Students Association.

Dates: 1972-2018

Aurin Moody Chase (AC 1896) Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MA.00384
Scope and Contents

Typescripts by Lucy Chase Sparks of letters her father, Aurin Moody Chase, wrote to his parents during his years as an Amherst College undergraduate, 1892-1896. In the letters he writes frequently of Amherst (town and college) people and events, about his classes, etc. He also notes his interest in biology and music.

Dates: 1892-1896

Bailey LeFevre Brown (AC 1924) Papers

Identifier: MA.00034

Mathematician. Contains mathematical notes, correspondence, article reprints and other materials documenting his research in mathematics. Includes correspondence with Neal H. McCoy.

Dates: 1930-1964

Ball Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00130

Personal papers of three Amherst College alumni, the Reverend Albert H. Ball (AC 1866) and his two sons Allan (AC 1892) and Walter (AC 1897). The collection includes alumni notes, notebooks, manuscript writings, and printed matter.

Dates: circa 1869-1931

Beeckman Jousseaum Delatour (AC 1911) Letters to Albert J. and Susie S. Holcomb Delatour

Identifier: MA.00320

The Beeckman Jousseaum Delatour (AC 1911) papers contain letters from Beeckman Delatour to his parents, Albert J. and Susie S. Holcomb Delatour, during his undergraduate years at Amherst College (1907-1911), his medical school years at Johns Hopkins University (1911-1915), and his service in France during World War I (1917-1919). There is a small amount of associated ephemera, but the bulk of the papers document the maturation of a youth of the early twentieth century.

Dates: circa 1907-1920

Benjamin Butler Davenport Papers

Identifier: MA.00073

Playwright, producer, actor and theater manager. Papers contain correspondence, photographs, and autographs from numerous actors, producers and others relating chiefly to Butler Davenport's theatrical productions in New York City.

Dates: 1884-1959

Benjamin Kendall Emerson (AC 1865) Papers

Identifier: MA.00025

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

Bliss Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00021
Abstract Correspondence (with other writings, clippings, and photographs) of members of the Bliss and Dodge families, principally of Howard Sweetser Bliss, second president (1902-1920) of Syrian Protestant College (later American University of Beirut), which was founded by his father, Daniel Bliss, in 1866. Two letters by Howard Bliss (age 13) are from 1873; additional letters (to 1920) describe his undergraduate years at Amherst College, his travels to universities at Oxford, Goettingen and Berlin...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1856-1922; 1850-1981

Board of Trustees Records. Secretary of the Board

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 001-002

The secretary of the board was charged with maintaining the official record of Board of Trustee activities and with facilitating communication between board members and with other institutions. Contains minutes, correspondence, financial reports, subject files.

Dates: 1900-1973

Bowles-Hoar Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00294

The Bowles-Hoar Family Papers document the personal and professional lives of multiple members of the Bowles and Hoar families circa 1779-1960. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, documents, miscellaneous materials, and publications, all of which provide a detailed portrait of the two families before and after their histories joined with the marriage of Samuel Bowles IV to Elizabeth Hoar in 1884.

Dates: circa 1779-1960; Majority of material found within 1835-1940

Bruce B. Benson (AC 1943) Papers

Identifier: MA.01016

Amherst College alumnus (1943), instructor and later professor of physics at Amherst College, 1947-1990. Collection includes Benson's class notes and exams from college and graduate school; teaching notes and assignments from courses he taught at Amherst; draft articles about physics that he wrote, along with reprints of his published articles; material from college-wide faculty committees on which he served; and a small number of photographs and pieces of incoming correspondence.

Dates: 1939-1988

Bruce W. Jones (AC 1956) Family Correspondence

Identifier: MA.00227

Approximately 184 letters and postcards written home from Amherst College by Bruce Jones when he was a student. Includes explanatory notes provided by Jones.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1952-1956; 2006

Calvin Plimpton (AC 1939) Presidential Speeches

Identifier: MA.00083

Physician and former Amherst president. Collection contains proofs of The Spoken Word a collection of his speeches; and also includes other speeches and articles by Plimpton.

Dates: 1960-1971

Catalogue of the Gilbert Museum of Indian Relics

Identifier: RG 002-004-002

Bound manuscript volumes, loose manuscript notes, and published material describing specimens of Native American relics that once formed the Gilbert Museum of Indian Relics at Amherst College. Includes the original collection descriptions of Dr. Edward Hitchcock (AC 1849) and later additions from other sources, including the collection of D. S. Kellogg. Supplementary materials include two printed catalogs of the museum, 1903-1904, articles by F. B. Loomis.

Dates: 1903-2015

Chapin-Kiley Manuscript Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MA.00147

Consists of 59 manuscripts, chiefly letters and dating from 1880-1890, collected by Samuel Chapin (AC 1880) and preserved by Marcus P. Kiley (AC 1919).

Dates: 1880-1890

Charles Drew House Family Albums

Identifier: MA.00114

The Charles Drew Memorial Cultural House is an Amherst College residential theme house founded (1984) to celebrate the achievements of black people and to explore the cultures of Africa and the Diaspora at large. Collection includes photographs and miscellaneous material documenting the members of Drew House and House special events from 1986-1992.

Dates: 1986-1992

Charles E. Garman (AC 1872) and Eliza Miner Garman Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00026

The collection contains correspondence, papers, essays, pamphlets, notes, notebooks and diaries relating to the personal and professional life of Charles Edward Garman, Professor of Moral and Mental Philosophy at Amherst College. His teaching career is represented by the printed pamphlets he distributed in his classes and by lecture notes taken by his students.

Dates: 1732-1932; Majority of material found within 1862-1907

Charles E. Merrill (AC 1908) Trust Collection

Identifier: MA.00304

The Charles E. Merrill Trust Collection documents the granting activities over the lifetime of this charitable trust, which was established after the death of Charles E. Merrill (AC 1908) according to instructions laid out in his will. The bulk of the collection consists of bound volumes of financial updates and funding recommendations that were sent to trustees prior to their meetings

Dates: 1954-2013; Majority of material found within 1959-1980

Charles Foster Weeden, Jr. (AC 1916) Papers

Identifier: MA.00298
Abstract The Charles Foster Weeden, Jr. (AC 1916) Papers document the personal and early professional life of Charles Foster Weeden as a member of the Near East Relief in Urfa, Turkey between 1919 and 1920. Most of the collection consists of Weeden’s outgoing correspondence to his family and his writings about his work in the Near East Relief. There is a smaller amount of incoming correspondence from family and friends. Two photograph albums and a file of loose photographs also document his work in...
Dates: circa 1916-1983

Charles H. Morgan Papers on George W. Bellows

Identifier: MA.00050

Research notes, correspondence, transcripts, photographs, exhibition catalogs, and draft manuscripts compiled by Morgan for his books George Bellows - Painter of America (1965) and The Drawings of George Bellows (1973).

Dates: 1882-1979 1960-1975

Charles H. Morgan Papers on Greece

Identifier: MA.00051

Contain notes, drafts and illustrations for Morgan's book "The Byzantine Pottery," a study of pottery found in Corinth, published in 1942.

Dates: 1935-1941

Charles H. Morgan Papers on Michelangelo

Identifier: MA.00038

Papers contain manuscript and typescript drafts of Professor Charles H. Morgan's book, The Life of Michelangelo, published in 1960.

Dates: circa 1960

Charles L. Kades Papers

Identifier: MA.00214
Abstract Charles L. Kades (1906-1996) was a lawyer and U.S. army officer who served in the Government Section of the General Headquarters of the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers (SCAP) in post-war Japan. He is best known for his role in drafting Japan's post-war constitution. The collection includes original and photocopied memoranda, drafts, and correspondence documenting the constitutional drafting process. It also includes contemporaneous translations of the Japanese parliamentary debates on...
Dates: 1913-1997; Majority of material found within 1945-1996

Charles Upham Shepard (AC 1824) Papers

Identifier: MA.00075

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 W. Cole (AC 1927) Papers

Identifier: MA.00163
Abstract Letters, reports, minutes, speeches, photographs, printed matter and other materials documenting Charles W. Cole's personal life and professional career as President of Amherst College (1946-1960) and as a member of a variety of committees and boards in the private and public sector. The collection also includes correspondence and other personal papers of Cole's first wife, Katharine, but does not include any significant material related to Cole's appointment as Ambassador to Chile or...
Dates: 1906-1979; Majority of material found within 1920-1960

Charles Wiggins Cobb (AC 1897) Papers

Identifier: MA.00354

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 Birdseye (AC 1910) Field Journals

Identifier: MA.00169

Field journals of the noted inventor, naturalist and businessman Clarence Birdseye. This collection consists of 13 field journals, 12 of which were written by Clarence Birdseye and one by Perry W. Terhune. The dates of the journals are from 1910 November 9 to 1916 July 20.

Dates: 1910-1916

Clarence Willis Eastman Papers

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,...
Dates: circa 1935-1955