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Claude Fuess was an educator, historian and author, commissioned by businessman Frank Stearns to write a biography of Stearns himself, a project which was abandoned after Stearn's death. Collection includes unfinished typescript chapters of the biography, along with various biographical materials about Stearns and some of his personal papers.
Football game books, play books, practice schedules and other records created during Coach James Ostendarp’s tenure as Amherst College football coach from 1959 to 1992.
Eight folders of material concerning slavery, including newsclipping, bills of sale for enslaved persons, certificates of freedom, and court case documents.
Intramural athletics handbooks from 72 North American colleges and universities. They were collected and exhibited at the College Physical Education Association meeting held in Chicago, Illinois, December 27-28, 1948, by Albert E. Lumley, chairman of the College and University Intramural Division for 1948-1949.
Collection of manuscript poems, outgoing correspondence, and scrapbooks about English Romantic poet William Wordsworth.
The Cullen Murphy (AC 1974) Prince Valiant Comic Collection contains sketches, story and illustration scripts, and original artwork in final panel layout created by Hal (Harold Rudolf) Foster and John Cullen Murphy from 1971-2004. Also includes a single panel comic by Stan Drake.
Anthropologist. Contains Sherman's notes from his coursework and studies at Amherst College and Cornell University; field notes for and drafts of his book Rice, Rupees and Ritual (1990); published articles and public lectures; and extensive background and lecture notes related to the anthropology courses he taught.
New York merchant. Court statements, orders and records; and correspondence involving the court cases brought by Fayerweather's legatees against his executors over the settlement of his estate.
Background articles, interview tapes and transcripts, and other materials for David Kerr's research on the alternative press in the United States, with particular focus on Liberation News Service, an alternative press service started by Marshall Bloom and Ray Mungo in 1967.
The David Schubert (AC 1933) Collection contains a limited group of papers related to poet David Schubert, including letters to, from, and about David Schubert from family, friends, teachers, and administrators. The collection includes a selection of published versions of his poetry as well as orginal manuscripts and typescripts.
The collection covers Dexter Marsh's financial activity from 1830 to 1853, including expense books, journals, day books, bills, receipts, and a deed. The collection also includes two registers of visitors to his home in Greenfield, which housed his fossil collection until his death. The second register contains some journal entries made by Marsh's wife from 1853-1858. One photograph of Marsh is also included.
American music books and scores, 1822-1900, comprising chiefly sacred music but also some popular songs and airs.
Papers documenting the personal and professional lives of Dora Ward and her husband, Earl Ward (AC 1906). The bulk of the collection comprises correspondence with family members describing the Wards' work as missionaries in Turkey and India, 1911-1932. The correspondence is supplemented with photographs, work records, diaries, memorabilia, and newspaper clippings.
Correspondence, ephemera, photographs, printed matter and media documenting the long-standing connection between Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan and Amherst College.
The personal and professional papers of Dudley H. Towne, Professor of Physics at Amherst College from 1952 to 1997. The papers include course materials, his letters home during WWII, unpublished reminiscences on his life from childhood to the end of his life with a focus on his experience as a gay man and various other materials. A guide to this collection is not yet available and portions of the collection are restricted.
The E. Porter Dickinson Papers consist mainly of correspondence; materials relating to Porter Dickinson's family and the town of Amherst; photographs, and objects that reflect many of his interests (especially mountaineering and the White Mountains). Correspondents include Robert Francis, Professor E. Kimball Morsman, and Walter Hendricks.
Clergyman and English professor. Correspondence and news clippings, mainly regarding Parsons' dismissal from Colorado College; diaries; scholarly notes and papers on John Milton; and miscellaneous booklets.
This collection consists primarily of the architectural drawings, plans, and blueprints of projects of Edward T. Johnson (AC 1962) and his architectural firm Edward T. Johnson & Associates.The date range of these projects are unknown. These plans include documentary photographs and polaroids of specific sites. The collection also contains a small amount of materials relating to Johnson’s personal life and family (letters, photographs, notes, diplomas, etc.).
Botanist. Contains correspondence, notes, pamphlets and botanical specimens. Correspondents include William G. Farlow, Charles Frost, Asa Gray, William Nylander, Henry Ravenel, and Charles J. Sprague.
The Edward Tuckerman Materials include a small group of documents ranging from items associated with some of botanist Edward Tuckerman's early schoolwork and interests to much later correspondence among his widow and colleagues about his botanical collections. The material includes correspondence, notebooks, photographs, and unique documents. Notable among the material are items associated with the Boston Phrenological Society.