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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 In addition, there is correspondence, personal diaries and unpublished manuscripts on topics in medieval German literature and German linguistics; one folder related to army training at Amherst College during World War I; and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

Claude Moore Fuess (AC 1905) Material for a Biography of Frank Waterman Stearns (AC 1878)

Identifier: MA.00156

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.

Dates: 1868-1941; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1941

Coach James Ostendarp Amherst College Football Team Records

Identifier: MA.00389

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.

Dates: 1959-1991

Collection of Documents Concerning Slavery in the United States

Identifier: MA.00400

Eight folders of material concerning slavery, including newsclipping, bills of sale for enslaved persons, certificates of freedom, and court case documents.

Dates: 1808-1866

College and University Intramural Athletic Handbooks Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA.00178

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.

Dates: circa 1948
Digital Collection: Cornelius Patton (AC 1883) William Wordsworth Manuscript Collection (Selections)
Digital Collection: Cornelius Patton (AC 1...

Cornelius Patton (AC 1883) William Wordsworth Manuscript Collection

Identifier: MA.00247

Collection of manuscript poems, outgoing correspondence, and scrapbooks about English Romantic poet William Wordsworth.

Dates: 1815-1850

Cullen Murphy (AC 1974) Prince Valiant Comic Collection

Identifier: MA.01000

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.

Dates: 1971-2000

Cushing-Tuckerman-Esty Family: Keepsake/Scrapbook Volumes and Images

Identifier: MA.01029
Scope and Contents This collection contains four volumes and one file from members of the Cushing-Tuckerman-Esty families. The earliest volume contains material relating to Sarah Barker Sigourney (1802-1825), the first wife of Thomas Parkman Cushing. The Cushings had no children, and Thomas P. Cushing named his daughter (by second wife Martha Cargill) Sarah Eliza Sigourney after his first wife and, apparently, her sister Eliza, who died the same year as her sister. This volume has content dating before...
Dates: circa 1820-1900

D. George Sherman (AC 1969) Papers

 Collection — Mapcase: [220] 4, Drawer 01, Folder: [2003-163] 1-2
Identifier: MA.00137

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.

Dates: circa 1965-1992

Daniel and Tammy Dickinson Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00245
Abstract The Daniel and Tammy Dickinson Family Papers document the lives of three generations of the Daniel Dickinson (1793-1874) and Tammy (Martha) Eastman Dickinson (1801-1887) family. The papers date from 1818 to 1901 and are comprised almost entirely of correspondence, mostly incoming to Daniel and Tammy from siblings, children, grandchildren, friends, acquaintances, and business contacts. Topics in the letters include family news, religion, the Civil War, and western migration. The last two...
Dates: 1818-1901; Majority of material found within 1850-1880

Daniel B. Fayerweather Will Papers

Identifier: MA.00080

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.

Dates: 1890-1948

David Kerr Research Materials on Liberation News Service and the Alternative Press

Identifier: MA.00168

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.

Dates: 1968-1977

David Schubert (AC 1933) Collection

Identifier: MA.00314

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.

Dates: circa 1932-1980

Dexter Marsh Papers

Identifier: MA.00108

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.

Dates: 1830-1853

Dicken-Statham Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00268
Abstract The Dicken-Statham Family Papers contain papers related to four generations of one British family, spanning their participation in historical events during the last decades of East India Company rule in India through life in England in the 1980s. Materials in the collection include official documents pertaining to service in the East India Company and during World War I; manuscript diaries; correspondence; photographs, professional materials, and genealogical charts. There are approximately...
Dates: 1828-2014

Don Milliken Collection of Correspondence Art and Related Materials

Identifier: MA.00264
Abstract Correspondence art is a worldwide art movement emphasizing the decentralized participation of artists and amateurs in a variety of media through the use of the international postal system. This collection consists primarily of correspondence art, magazines, artists' books, small press publications, and postcards. Also contained in this collection are materials related to correspondence art, such as exhibition catalogs, stamp catalogs, book buying catalogs, posters, and public relations...
Dates: 1965 - 1990

Donald N. Bigelow (AC 1939) Papers

Identifier: MA.00233
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, reports, articles, photographs, printed matter and audio-visual media documenting the personal life and professional career of Donald N. Bigelow (AC 1939), a top administrator in the U.S. Education Department of Education, as well as a writer, teacher and consultant on education policy, chiefly from 1961 to 1984. Professional papers include records of many Federal programs he oversaw as part of the National Defense Education Act (NDEA, 1958), Higher Education Act...
Dates: 1860-2009; Majority of material found within 1935-2004

Donald Pitkin Papers

Identifier: MA.00305
Abstract Papers documenting the professional and academic life of Donald S. Pitkin, Amherst College Anthropology professor, 1964-1992. Collection includes Pitkin's class notes, assignments, and syllabi from courses taught at Amherst College; material from College committees on which he served; research, correspondence, notes, drafts, and typescripts relating to published and unpublished works, speeches, and articles. Also included are journals, correspondence, and photographs relating to Pitkin's...
Dates: 1943-1998

Donald S. Parsons (AC 1955) Collection of 19th Century Music Books and Scores

Identifier: MA.00287

American music books and scores, 1822-1900, comprising chiefly sacred music but also some popular songs and airs.

Dates: 1822-1900

Dora Judd Mattoon Ward Papers

Identifier: MA.00285

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.

Dates: 1883-1979; Majority of material found within 1911-1932
Digital Collection: Doshisha University Collection (Selections)
Digital Collection: Doshisha University Co...

Doshisha University Collection

Identifier: MA.00228

Correspondence, ephemera, photographs, printed matter and media documenting the long-standing connection between Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan and Amherst College.

Dates: 1914-2012

Dudley H. Towne Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA.00363

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.

Dates: 1920s to 1990s

Dwight W. Morrow (AC 1895) Papers

Identifier: MA.00028
Abstract The Dwight W. Morrow collection includes: extensive correspondence; memoranda and reports; subject files; meeting minutes; speech transcripts and printed articles; scrapbooks; clippings files; family financial records; photographs; and some artifacts. The material dates from 1877 to 1954, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1900 to 1931. The papers document the professional, public service, and personal activities of Dwight W. Morrow (1873-1931). They reflect Morrow's multiple roles...
Dates: 1877-1978 ; Majority of material found within 1900-1931

E. Porter Dickinson Papers

Identifier: MA.00209

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.

Dates: 1900-1991

Edward (AC 1849) and Mary Judson Hitchcock Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00002
Abstract Papers documenting the professional activities and personal life of Edward "Doc" Hitchcock, Mary Judson Hitchcock and the Hitchcock and Judson families. "Doc" Hitchcock's papers include letters, published and unpublished writings, travel diaries, and manuscript and printed music used by Hitchcock while playing the cello. They reflect his roles and interests as an educator in physical education and hygiene, a faculty member, physician and family man. Papers of his wife, Mary Judson Hitchcock,...
Dates: 1840-1962; Majority of material found within 1850-1911
Digital Collection: Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers (Selections)
Digital Collection: Edward and Orra White ...

Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers

Identifier: MA.00027
Abstract The Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers contain correspondence, drawings, legal documents, sermons, drafts of published and unpublished works, printed articles, autographs, artwork, and images relating to the professional activities and some of the personal life of Edward Hitchcock, Orra White Hitchcock, and their family. The material spans the years 1804-1910, with the bulk of the material falling into the period 1820-1864. Edward Hitchcock's work as a minister and nationally noted...
Dates: 1804 - 1910; Majority of material found within 1820 - 1864

Edward Smith Parsons (AC 1883) Papers

Identifier: MA.00127

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.

Dates: 1883-1943

Edward Theodore Johnson, Jr. (AC 1962) Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA.01034

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.).

Dates: circa 1958 - 2018

Edward Tuckerman Botanical Papers

Identifier: MA.00043

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.

Dates: 1816-1886

Edward Tuckerman Materials

Identifier: MA.01028

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.

Dates: circa 1830-1890; Majority of material found within 1831-1848; Majority of material found within 1886-1889