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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
Abstract Business administrator. Collection consists of correspondence, mostly personal.
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...
Collection — Box: 1
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
Abstract Research materials documenting the scholarly work of Ivor L. Miller in cultural studies of the African Diaspora, resulting from field research for three books: A 1997 study of Yoruba culture in West Africa and Cuba with Professor Wande Abimbola called Ifá Will Mend Our Broken World; a 2002 study of graffiti writers called Aerosol Kingdom: Subway Painters of New York City; a 2009 study of the history of the Cuban Abakuá mutual-aid society and its sources in Nigeria and Cameroon.
Dates: 1900-2015; Majority of material found within 1990-2005
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.
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 about...
Jack W. C. Hagstrom (AC 1955) Correspondence with or about Donald Hall, Marianne Moore, Dave Smith and Richard Wilbur
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.
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 are...
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.
Abstract Philosopher. Collection includes genealogical notes on Tufts, Warren and Chapin families; family correspondence; and articles by Tufts.
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.
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.
Abstract The Jane C. Crowell (1870-1950) Papers document aspects of the personal life of Jane Caroline Crowell, daughter of Edward Payson Crowell, professor of Latin at Amherst College, and Mary Warner, native of Amherst and childhood friend of Emily Dickinson. Most of the collection consists of typescripts of Jane Crowell's poetry, essays, and short stories. The collection also includes miscellaneous family photographs, including images of Crowell's parents and grandparents, as well as an important...
Dates: circa 1870-1950
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Photographs, correspondence, motion picture films and other materials created by writer and filmmaker Jean McClure Mudge. The material primarily relates to her experience as curator of the Emily Dickinson House in Amherst, MA and her documentary films. A guide to this collection is not yet available and portions of the collection are restricted. Please contact Archives and Special Collections for access to this material.
Dates: 1916-2013; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1991
Abstract Correspondence, portraits, news clippings, bills, and commemorative medals documenting Jeffery Amherst's career in the British Army. Correspondents include Thomas Hancock, Colonel John Bradstreet, Viscount William Barrington and Henry Dundas.
Dates: 1757-1874; Majority of material found within 1757-1797
Abstract Jeffrey Davidow was Ambassador to Venezuela and Mexico and Asstistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs. This collection contains materials relating to his diplomatic career in Latin America, including news clippings, business and personal documents, appointment books, photographs, speeches, transcripts of interviews, and government reports.
Abstract: Chiefly legal records kept by Cohen during his 14 years as General Counsel of the United Farm Workers of America and personal attorney of César Chávez. The collection relates primarily to Cohen's participation in the legal battles for union recognition and basic labor rights fought by the U.F.W. in the late 1960s and 1970s. The collection contains only non-privileged material.
Abstract Anthropology research materials relating to historical-demographic studies in various parts of the former Yugoslavia, chiefly 1961-62, including code books, code sheets and bound print-outs. The bulk of the collection consists of print-outs of email and Internet postings from various news sources concerning the wars in the former Yugoslavia.
Abstract The John B. Fairbank (AC 1867) Family Papers contain miscellaneous documents relating to John Fairbank's life and career, including as a soldier and a lawyer, and those of his parents, sisters, and other members of his family.
Abstract Primarily personal correspondence documenting the lives of members of the Clark family across three generations, especially economist John Bates Clark, his son Alden Hyde Clark (AC 1900), and Alden's three children, Mary Lawrence Clark, John Alden Clark (AC 1929), and William Whitcomb Clark (AC 1933). Includes correspondence between Alden Hyde Clark and his fellow missionaries in India (the American Marathi Mission) and general documentation on 20th century missionary activity in that country.
Dates: 1847-2003 ; Majority of material found within 1900-1945
Abstract The collection contains mainly production material related to John Coles’s directing career in feature films and television movies and series. Also included is Coles’s personal research material for an unproduced documentary on the Young Lords, a Puerto Rican nationalist group.
Abstract The John Elliot Sanford (AC 1851) Correspondence Collection contains correspondence to John E. Sanford (1830-1907) from his parents, Reverend John Sanford (1788-1866) and Sophia Loud Sanford (1790-1869). The bulk of the correspondence is from Reverend Sanford. Frequent topics include the health of the parents and their advice to John about his; money matters; Amherst news, and the personal and professional lives of both young John and his older brother, Baalis (AC 1845). The last folder in...
Dates: 1819-1907; Majority of material found within 1845 - 1854
Abstract Educator, writer, musician. Papers include correspondence and a corrected typescript of Erskine's book The Memory of Certain Persons.
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, photographs, diaries, journals, publications and vital and legal documents dealing with Armstrong's days at Amherst college, Harvard University, his foriegn language studies and finally, the trip to Africa on which he died. The collection also includes the papers of Catherine M. Armstrong relating to her son's death, including correspondence with the families of Armstrong's fellow travelers, official correspondence relating to the investigation, notes on...
Dates: 1932-1974; Majority of material found within 1950-1960
Abstract The John J. McCloy Papers span the years 1897-1989, with the bulk of the material falling into the period 1940-1979. The roughly 60 linear feet of material cover the breadth of McCloy's activities, from lawyer to banker to government official to negotiator to behind-the-scenes adviser. The papers include working papers, correspondence, memoranda, speeches, scrapbooks, photographs, legal documents, printed material, and memorabilia. The collection includes very little personal or family-related...
Dates: 1897-1989 ; Majority of material found within 1940-1979
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract John Jeffries was an American physician and the first American to be airborne. Collection includes a letter dropped from Jeffries's balloon during his historic flight, as well as clippings, correspondence and other materials about the letter.
Abstract Biologist. Contains correspondence, manuscripts of lectures, speeches, classroom notes and pamphlets.
Abstract Vietnam War soldier, business administrator. Contains mainly letters written home to family members during Marine Corps basic training and combat duty in Vietnam, 1965-1968.
Abstract Collection of more than 700 World War I posters, ephemera, and propoganda collected by John P. Cushing (AC 1882). Propaganda posters (chromolithograph) commissioned by seven different governments during World War I exhorting the populace to enlist in the military, conserve food, produce supplies supporting the war effort, and buy war bonds. Unlike mass-produced public notices of the same period, these were colorful works of art that attracted popular attention and communicated powerful but...
Dates: 1914-1926; Majority of material found within 1917-1919
- 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