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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

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 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

Gertrude Hall Brownell Collection of Viola Roseboro' Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MA.00358
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.

Dates: 1936-1944

Gillett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00143
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

Gold Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00381
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

Haldeman-Julius "Little Blue Book" Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00286
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...
Dates: 1919-1947

Harbor Press Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00282
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

Harold H. Plough (AC 1913) Anthropology and Evolution Course Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00118
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.

Dates: 1939-1958

Harrison Griswold Dwight (AC 1898) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00012
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.

Dates: 1890-1959

Heman Humphrey Sermons

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00212
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.

Dates: 1813-1861

Henry J. Van Lennep (AC 1837) Sketches and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00191
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.

Dates: 1834-1879

Henry Steele Commager Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00173
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

Henry Walcott Boynton (AC 1891) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00022
Abstract

Correspondence, drafts of plays, notes, reviews and clippings documenting the literary career of Henry Walcott Boynton.

Dates: 1897-1939

Henry Way Kendall Nobel Prize Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00370-a
Scope and Contents The collection documents the Nobel prize related activities and materials of Amherst alumnus and M.I.T Professor Henry Way Kendall, spanning his receiving of the Physics award in 1990 to his death in 1999. The collection includes programs, certificates, logistics and travel ephemera from Kendall’s participation in the Nobel Prize Ceremony and the 1991 Jubilee Week; photos of Kendall and his colleagues, friends and family; publications and clippings; lecture transparencies; Nobel prize...
Dates: 1990-1999

Henry Way Kendall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00370-h
Scope and Contents This collection comprises documents, publications, correspondence, photographs, recordings and memorabilia that provide a comprehensive view of the life, professional work, and personal avocations of Henry Way Kendall (1926-1999). The collection also includes papers of the Union of Concerned Scientists, of which Dr. Kendall was a founder and leader, and academic materials from MIT, where he spent his career as a professor of physics. The collection includes some materials from his childhood,...
Dates: 1930-2000

Hills Family Legal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00052
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.

Dates: 1826-1900

Hills Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00089
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

Howard B. Hamilton Japanese Theater Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.01023
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...
Dates: circa 1956-1994