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Abstract Dr. Frederic Brewster Loomis spent his life and career within the community of Amherst College—first as a student (class of 1896), then as a dedicated teacher and scientist. Professionally, he was a vertebrate paleontologist, and conducted expeditions across the continental United States and in Native American nations. This collection of professional papers contains correspondence, lectures, scientific articles in print and typescript, teaching materials, and research notes related...
Dates: 1896 - 1938
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1909-1949; Majority of material found within 1909-1910
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
Abstract A collection of 4591 published plays, largely from nineteenth and early twentieth century American and British popular theater.
Dates: 1605-1950; Majority of material found within 1845-1942
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1670-1934 ; Majority of material found within 1730-1815
George A. Plimpton (AC 1876) Materials related to the Dedication of the Amherst Building at Doshisha University
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1935 - 1936
Abstract Correspondence, Lectures, Class Materials, Manuscripts, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and photographs authored by or featuring Churchill. The bulk of the collection is made up of professional documents: lectures, undergraduate papers, class materials and manuscripts written by Churchill. A number of speeches and articles relating to his substantial political career are also included. The collection contains some correspondence between Churchill and his wife and between Churchill and...
Abstract 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.
Dates: circa 1870-1915
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1880-1935; Majority of material found within 1885-1897
Abstract Contains personal and professional incoming correspondence, primarily to George Meason Whicher. Correspondents include numerous American authors, poets, and educators.
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1920-1990; Majority of material found within 1928-1981
Abstract Correspondence, manuscripts, legal documents, certificates, contracts, awards, medals, exhibition brochures, newspaper clippings, magazines, photographs, printed materials, and 3 scrapbooks relating to George Bellows and his family. Much of the collection consists of correspondence, this includes letters between George Bellows and Emma Story Bellows and others. The bulk of the manuscripts and printed materials relate to Bellow's work, and include speeches, articles, and biographies. There is...
Dates: 1905-1929; Majority of material found in 1899-1962
Collection — Box: 1
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1848 - circa 1920
Abstract The Gold Family Papers relate to the family of Amherst College alumni Herbert Holmes Gold (AC 1902) and Walter Conkey Gold (AC 1908). The materials document some of the activities and relationships of three generations and date from approximately 1890 to 1930. Family and business-related correspondence makes up the largest portion of the material, with business correspondence in two categories: a general category and one containing correspondence from individuals. There are a few folders of...
Dates: circa 1890-1930; Majority of material found within 1916-1919
Abstract A representative but incomplete collection of the once popular "Little Blue Books," a series of small, very inexpensive staple-bound books that were published by the Haldeman-Julius Publishing Company of Girard, Kansas between 1919 and 1978. The works covered include many classics of Western literature, but also practical how-to manuals alongside frank writings on controversial or emergent social themes. The name of the series changed over the first few years, known as the People's Pocket...
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1924 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1941
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
Abstract Papers documenting the professional life and career of Henry Steele Commager, 20th century historian, public intellectual, and engaged citizen. They include the extensive letters received from historians, congressmen, educators, journalists, jurists, publishers, as well as former students, and the general public. Commager's writings and public appearances reflect his active professional life as well as his influence within the profession. The papers document a wide variety of issues of 20th...
Dates: 1920-1998; Majority of material found within 1945-1985
Abstract Correspondence, drafts of plays, notes, reviews and clippings documenting the literary career of Henry Walcott Boynton.
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1785-1957; Majority of material found within 1853-1910
Abstract Correspondence and literary manuscripts - mostly orations, disputations and essays - written by Amherst College alumni. The collection includes materials of such individuals as Henry Ward Beecher, John Quincy Adams, William Austin Dickinson, and Edward Hitchcock.
Scope and Contents Albums, programs, notes, lectures, correspondence, photographs, slides, videotapes, and films related to Dr. Hamilton's interest in Japanese theater, particularly Noh, chiefly from his time living in Japan, 1956-1980s, and afterward in retirement in the United States. Dr. Hamilton took lessons in Noh performance under Izumo Tsunekazu, a professional actor in the Kita Noh school, starting in 1956, and was involved in his first public performance in 1959. He lectured widely to audiences about the...
Dates: circa 1956-1994
Abstract Literary manuscripts, correspondence, news clippings, ephemera and other materials documenting the professional and personal life of writer, critic and educator Howard R. Wolf. Correspondents include writers John Coetzee, Carl Dennis, Irving Feldman, Robert Hass, Leonard Michaels, and Roger Porter (AC 1958).
Abstract The Hugh B. Price Papers contain material documenting Price's career from the 1960s through the 2000s. Included are correspondence, manuscript drafts, speeches, memoranda, position papers, press coverage and interviews. The bulk of the material was generated during Price's tenure as president of the National Urban League in the 1990s. Price also held positions at the New York Times, WNET/Thirteen, the Rockefeller Foundaton, the Brookings Institution, and Princeton University.
Dates: 1967 - 2015
- Amherst College -- Alumni and alumnae 88
- Amherst College -- Students 54
- Amherst College -- Faculty 33
- 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 337
- Spanish; Castilian 6
- French 5
- Japanese 5
- German 4
- Amherst College 29
- Hitchcock, Edward, 1828-1911 (AC 1849) 7
- Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 6
- Meiklejohn, Alexander, 1872-1964 6
- Wilbur, Richard, 1921-2017 (AC 1942) 6
- Amherst College. Library 5
- 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
- Ward family 4 ∧ less