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Professor of Fine Arts at Amherst College, 1956-1992. Collection includes his watercolor sketches and photographs made while serving with the U.S. Army during World War II, primarily in New Guinea, 1944-1946. Also, a brief typescript memoir of his war experiences written in 1985 (revised 2003), and research material on the artist Peter Blume for his 1987 book on him.
Mostly writings and photographs documenting Butts' trip to the Mediterranean, Asia and North Africa, 1909-1910. Also included are a speech before an Amherst College alumni group and correspondence about a scholarship he established there.
Correspondence regarding the formation of the group, minutes of meetings, financial and membership records, newsletters, other publications, and information regarding activities sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Business correspondence (30 items) written to George and Charles Merriam, booksellers in Springfield, Mass., 1833-1852, from people associated with Amherst College and the town of Amherst.
A collection of 4591 published plays, largely from nineteenth and early twentieth century American and British popular theater.
Original and reproduction maps, portraits, drawings, autograph letters, broadsides, newspaper clippings, muster rolls, receipts and a variety of other documents documenting the history of the French and Indian War. The collection particularly focusses on British forces and the campaigns directed by General Jeffery Amherst, Commander-in-Chief of the troops in North America (1758-1763), which culminated with the capture of French Canada in 1763.
George A. Plimpton (AC 1876) Materials related to the Dedication of the Amherst Building at Doshisha University
Speeches, photographs, news clippings, correspondence, and other materials related to the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the founding of Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, which George A. Plimpton attended as a representative of Amherst College in October 1935. The celebration included the presentation and dedication of the Amherst Building to Doshisha from friends of Amherst College.
Professor of mathematics and President of Amherst College. Collection includes course notes taken by Olds as a student in Germany, lecture notes for guest lectureships at German universities and for mathematics courses at Amherst College, as well as a photograph album and scrapbook.
George D. Pratt was an industrialist, conservationist, and trustee and benefactor of Amherst College. These papers consist chiefly of incoming correspondence, mostly during his undergraduate years and after, as well as a photograph album of family travels and vacations, a diary from 1886 and a small amount of other material.
The papers of George W. Bain, geologist and professor of geology at Amherst College from 1926 to 1966. The papers include teaching materials, writings, published works, correspondence, notes and research materials.
Corrsepondence from Viola Roseboro' to Gertrude Hall Brownell spanning the last decade of Roseboro's life and reflecting Roseboro's views on literature, politics, current events, shared acquaintances, and her health.
The collection contains a scrapbook, journal, herbarium, photographs and college notebooks of various members of the Gillett family. Many members of family attended Amherst College: Edward Bates Gillett (AC 1839), Frederick Huntington Gillett (AC 1874), Arthur Lincoln Gillett (AC 1880), and Robert Swift Gillett (AC 1916). The herbarium is believed to have been kept by Lucy Douglass Fowler Gillett.
Printed ephemera produced by the Harbor Press, a commercial printing and design firm in New York City from 1925 to 1942. The collection includes broadsides, invitations, announcements, cards, brochures, programs, menus, bookplates, keepsakes, memorial tributes, letterheads, certificates, advertisements, etc., produced for the Press's mostly New York City clientele, and sometimes for itself.
The papers consist of lab exercises, lecture topics, outlines, lecture notes, examinations, and correspondence relating to Anthropology and Evolution courses taught at Amherst by Professor Harold H. Plough. Anthropology materials cover a number of courses from the period of 1939 to 1958. Evolution materials cover the course Evolution of the Earth and Man from 1947 to 1957.
Correspondence, printed articles, manuscripts, notebooks, diaries, family photographs, and notes covering the life of Harrison Griswold Dwight, author and Amherst graduate. The bulk of the collection is made up of letters to Dwight from friends and publishers covering a period from 1897 to 1959. These include a number of letters from well-known persons ranging from Willa Cather to Eleanor Roosevelt.
A collection of Humphrey's sermons in holograph and one bound volume of sermons published as pamphlets between 1813 and 1861. The collection includes his printed sermons on temperance, slavery and Native American rights.
Most of the collection conists of pencil sketches and watercolors of scenery, people and objects, chiefly Turkish but also some American. In addition, a small amount of personal papers include passports related to his travel as a missionary in Turkey, a notebook of sermons written by Van Lennep in Armenian, and portrait photographs.
Correspondence, drafts of plays, notes, reviews and clippings documenting the literary career of Henry Walcott Boynton.
Family legal papers. Consists mainly of deeds that document the exchange of property in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Also includes two wills and miscellaneous legal papers.
The Hills Family Papers contain correspondence, deeds, personal financial records, photographs and memorabilia of several generations of this prominent Amherst family during the second half of the 19th century. As a record of a wealthy 19th century family, this collection is important because of its size, time span and completeness.
- Amherst College -- Alumni and alumnae 89
- Amherst College -- Students 56
- Amherst College -- Faculty 34
- Correspondence 24
- Lecture notes 21
- Photographs 14
- Amherst College -- History 12
- Diaries 12
- Amherst College -- Administration 11
- Amherst College -- Presidents 11
- Sermons 10
- World War, 1914-1918 10
- Scrapbooks 9
- American poetry 8
- Poets, American 8
- Theater 8
- Poetry 7
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 7
- Women missionaries 7
- World War, 1939-1945 7 ∧ less
- English 341
- French 6
- Spanish; Castilian 6
- German 5
- Japanese 5
- Amherst College 28
- Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 7
- Meiklejohn, Alexander, 1872-1964 7
- Amherst College. Library 6
- Hitchcock, Edward, 1828-1911 (AC 1849) 6
- Wilbur, Richard, 1921-2017 (AC 1942) 6
- Hagstrom, Jack W. C., MD, 1933-2019 (AC 1955) 5
- King, Stanley, 1883-1951 (AC 1903) 5
- Mckeon, Newton Felch, 1904-1990 (AC 1926) 5
- Merrill, James, 1926-1995 (AC 1947) 5
- Plimpton, Calvin Hastings, 1918-2007 (AC 1939) 5
- Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936 (AC 1876) 5
- Seelye, Julius H. (Julius Hawley), 1824-1895 (AC 1849) 5
- Baird, Theodore, 1901- 4
- Cole, Charles Woolsey, 1906-1978 (AC 1927) 4
- Dōshisha Daigaku 4
- Hayford, James (AC 1935) 4
- Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864 4
- Humphrey, Heman, 1779-1861 4
- Morrow, Dwight W. (Dwight Whitney), 1873-1931 (AC 1895) 4 ∧ less