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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 Bullard (AC 1860) Lichens Album

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: MA.00394
Abstract

An album of pressed lichen specimens presumably collected by Henry Bullard, class of 1860.

Dates: circa 1860

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

Howard R. Wolf (AC 1958) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00188
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).

Dates: 1971-2009

Hugh B. Price (AC 1963) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00325
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

Hugh Hawkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00232
Abstract

Personal and professional papers of an Amherst College professor of History and American Studies. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, committee records, course materials, general printed matter, and audiotapes.

Dates: 1914-2012; Majority of material found within 1950-1990

Hugo Saglio (AC 1931) Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00084
Abstract

Business administrator. Collection consists of correspondence, mostly personal.

Dates: 1929-1968

Ingham C. Baker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00008
Abstract Correspondence, French road maps, French song sheets, and a military citation covering the time Ingham C. Baker served as an ambulance driver for the American Field Service and U.S. Army Corps from 1916 to 1919. The bulk of the collection consists of letters from ICB to his family, particularly his parents Asa George Baker (AC 1888) and Lucy C. Baker, and his brother Walton C. Baker (AC 1919). It also includes letters to ICB from his parents and two letters from his friend Arthur Hazeldine...
Dates: 1916-1919

Israel E. Trask Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MA.00339
Abstract

The Israel E. Trask Papers document the professional and personal life of Israel E. Trask (1773-1835), early Amherst College Trustee (1821-1835) and Mississippi plantation owner.

Dates: 1812-1855; 1938

Ivor L. Miller Papers

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Identifier: MA.00166
Abstract Papers documenting the research materials and scholarly work of Dr. Ivor L. Miller in cultural studies of the African Diaspora. The papers include photographs, audio and video recordings, publications, correspondence and printed material primarily relating to Miller's study of the Ékpè society of the Cross River region of Nigeria and Cameroon and Abakuá mutual-aid society in Cuba and their diasporic connections. Miller's earlier work on graffiti writers in New York City and Yorùbá and...
Dates: 1900-2022; Majority of material found within 1990-2018

Jack W. C. Hagstrom (AC 1955) Collection of Dana Gioia Bibliography Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00284
Abstract

Materials assembled by Jack W. C. Hagstrom in the course of writing a bibliography of poet Dana Gioia, which was published as Dana Gioia: A Descriptive Bibliography with Critical Essays (Parrish House, 2002). The collection includes publications containing writing by and about Gioia; correspondence between Gioia and Hagstrom; and Hagstrom's notes, correspondence, and typescripts for the bibliography.

Dates: 1966-2002

Jack W. C. Hagstrom (AC 1955) Collection of Thom Gunn Bibliography Papers

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Identifier: MA.00265
Abstract Materials assembled by Jack W. C. Hagstrom in the course of writing a bibliography of poet Thom Gunn, published in 1979 as Thom Gunn: a Bibliography 1940-1978. An update to the book was published in issues of the Bulletin of Bibliography between 1992 and 1994 as Emendations to Thom Gunn: a bibliography 1940-1978 (Part I-[V]). The collection includes publications containing writing by and...
Dates: 1940-2006

Jack W. C. Hagstrom (AC 1955) Correspondence with or about Donald Hall, Marianne Moore, Dave Smith and Richard Wilbur

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00235
Abstract

Chiefly Jack Hagstrom's correspondence with poets Hall, Moore, Smith and Wilbur, as well as with numerous publishers, scholars, librarians and book dealers, mainly concerning his collection of these writers' works. Also included are critical and bibliographical reviews, invoices, etc.

Dates: 1958-2002

Jack W.C. Hagstrom (AC 1955) James I. Merrill Bibliography Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-35
Identifier: MA.01030
Scope and Contents The Jack W. C. Hagstrom (AC 1955) James I. Merrill Bibliography Papers consist of approximately 43.75 linear feet of material relating to Hagstrom’s 2009 publication, James Ingram Merrill: A Descriptive Bibliography. The bulk of the collection, twenty boxes, is periodicals that contain writing by or about James Merrill, most of which are referenced in Hagstrom’s bibliography. Some of these are the complete magazine or journal in which the article or poem appeared, while others...
Dates: 1956-2010

James E. Morrow Letters to Clara J. Johnson

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Identifier: MA.00045
Abstract

Letters of a Union military officer to Clara Johnson written during the Civil War. The collection includes one letter to Clara Johnson from her father.

Dates: 1863-1864

James Hayden Tufts (AC 1884) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00129
Abstract

Philosopher. Collection includes genealogical notes on Tufts, Warren and Chapin families; family correspondence; and articles by Tufts.

Dates: 1764-1940

James Hayford (AC 1935) Papers

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Identifier: MA.00236
Abstract

Poetry notebooks and manuscript poems by Vermont poet, teacher, and political activist James Hayford, 1933-1993. There is also a small amount of prose writing, including the text of his Bond oration at Amherst College in 1935, his M.A. thesis (1942) on Robert Frost, and an unpublished short novel. A small amount of correspondence is also included.

Dates: 1933-1972

James I. Merrill (AC 1947) and William S. Burford (AC 1949) Correspondence

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Identifier: MA.00176
Abstract

The bulk of the collection consists of thirty-four letters written by James Merrill to William S. Burford while they were Amherst College undergraduates. Also, six pen and ink sketches from Merrill's student days at Amherst; and two copies of the final publication of (as well as a draft of credits for) the literary journal The Medusa, which Merrill and Burford co-founded.

Dates: 1945-1980