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Emily Dickinson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00167
Abstract The collection documents the creative work and personal life of Emily Dickinson, spanning her lifetime, from 1830 to 1886; her family and friends; and the early publication history of her work. It also includes material from Dickinson scholars Mabel Loomis Todd, Millicent Todd Bingham, Jay Leyda, and others. The collection includes original poems, manuscripts, and letters from Dickinson to family and friends; images of the poet, including the daguerreotype and silhouette; physical artifacts...
Dates: 1840-2005; Majority of material found within 1850-1955

Emma Hart Willard Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00140
Abstract Correspondence and papers documenting the personal life and career of Emma Hart Willard, a pioneering advocate of educational equality for women, including material on the Troy Female Seminary (later the Emma Willard School) when it was founded and administered by Emma Hart Willard. In addition, papers of her son John Hart Willard, his wife Sarah L. Willard and his daughter Emma Willard Scudder. Also included are papers and correspondence related to Willard Scudder, Henry Joel Scudder and...
Dates: 1819-1961; Majority of material found within 1820-1880

Ercole Cartotto Portrait Drawings of Selected Amherst College Alumni, Faculty and Administration

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00100
Abstract

19 framed portraits of Amherst College alumni, faculty and staff, by Ercole Cartotto, the Italian-born portraitist.

Dates: circa 1930

Ethel "Sandy" (Beach) Socolar Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00338
Abstract

The Ethel "Sandy" Beach Socolar Family Papers (circa 1880-2015) contain correspondence, photographs, and scrapbooks related to the lives of Ethel "Sandy" Bliss Beach Socolar and her family, especially her mother, missionary-educator Ruth Porter Ward Beach, and sisters, Frances Helen Beach Bingham and Elizabeth Waterbury Beach Keller. The bulk of the material dates from about 1910-1950.

Dates: circa 1880-2015; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1950

Eugene S. Wilson (AC 1929) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00331
Abstract

The papers of Eugene S. Wilson, Dean of Admissions at Amherst College from 1953 to 1971. This collection is unprocessed.

Dates: circa 1954-1971

Eva Schiffer Materials Related to Editing the Thomas Mann-Karl Loewenstein Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MA.00224
Abstract

Correspondence related to the compilation, editing, and permissions to publish the correspondence between Thomas Mann and Karl Loewenstein, which was published in 1982 in Blätter der Thomas Mann-Gesellschaft, Nr. 18-19 (1981-82).

Dates: circa 1977-1983

Evans Clark (AC 1910) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00024
Abstract

The collection consists of correspondence, clippings and other material on the major activities of Evans Clark's career. Some clippings are by Clark, presumably the editorials written while he was with the New York Times.

Dates: 1910-1970

Evelyn Louise Way Kendall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00370-c
Scope and Contents

The Evelyn Way Kendall Papers contain correspondence, documents and memorabilia of Evelyn Louise Way Kendall (1893-1979). This collection also contains photographs, scrapbooks, and records and samples of some of her collections.

Dates: 1890-2014

F. Curtis Canfield (AC 1925) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00081
Abstract

Drama professor and director. Collection includes course and lecture notes, as well as some correspondence, newspaper clippings, framed portraits and photographs, and material for Canfield's books.

Dates: 1929-1981

Fayad Jamis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00186
Abstract

Unpublished manuscripts, books, handwritten and decorated booklets, and photographs related chiefly to Fayad Jamis' career as a poet and book artist during the period 1959-1987. Includes a heavily annotated copy of Jamis' collected poems, La Pedrada, which was published in Havana in 1985. All of the materials are in Spanish.

Dates: 1959-1987

First Congregational Church in Amherst Records

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00216
Abstract

Sermon and anniversary celebration programs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other records documenting activities of the First Congregational Church in Amherst, Massachusetts, chiefly 1829-1939.

Dates: 1829 - 1959; Majority of material found within 1829 - 1939

Fosdick Beach Harrison (AC 1890) Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MA.00333
Abstract

The Fosdick Beach Harrison (AC 1890) Papers is comprised of five folders documenting Harrison's time at Amherst College. The collection includes diaries, correspondence, and photographs.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1886-1890

Frank C. Partridge (AC 1882) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00404
Abstract

The Frank C. Partridge (AC 1882) Collection is comprised of photographs, class notes, reunion material, a scrapbook, and correspondence relating to Frank Partridge, who was very active in his fraternity, Delta Upsilon, and as an alumnus.

Dates: circa 1878-1943

Frank Learoyd Boyden (AC 1902) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00152
Abstract

Headmaster of Deerfield Academy (Deerfield, Mass.), 1902-1969. Collection consists of Boyden's correspondence concerning Amherst College, his Class of 1902, his fraternity, Class reunions and other general correspondence.

Dates: circa 1910-1970

Frank Trapp Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00221
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1944-2003; Majority of material found within 1944-1987

Fred Aronow (AC 1963) Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MA.00393
Dates: circa 1965-1972

Frederic Brewster Loomis (AC 1896) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00018
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...
Dates: 1896 - 1938

Frederic Marsena Butts (AC 1909) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00242
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

Frederick J. Pohl (AC 1911) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00343
Abstract

Primarily letters, typescripts, scrapbooks, articles and clippings documenting Pohl’s writings and research on varied historical/biographical subjects, as well as correspondence and travel ephemera.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1920-1991

Friends of the Amherst College Library Records

 Record Group
Identifier: MA.00059
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.

Dates: 1938-

G. & C. Merriam Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00170
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.

Dates: 1833-1852

George A. Plimpton (AC 1876) Collection of Dramas

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00379
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

George A. Plimpton (AC 1876) Collection of French and Indian War Items

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00195
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

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00203
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

George Bosworth Churchill (AC 1889) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00006
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...
Dates: 1883-1925

George D. Olds Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00150
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

George D. Pratt (AC 1893) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00231
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

George W. Bain Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00254
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

George W. Hewitt Negatives and Transparencies

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00326
Abstract

Negatives and transparencies, primarily on glass, of photographs taken by amateur photographer George W. Hewitt between 1896 and 1916. The images were primarily taken in Europe, with some taken in the United States and India. Hewitt was an architect and many of the photographs focus on buildings and architectural details.

Dates: circa 1896-1916

George Wesley Bellows Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00117
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