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George Sibbald Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MA.00274
Abstract The George Sibbald Papers contain correspondence and documentation related to the life and businesses of merchant George Sibbald (lived circa 1756 - 1810). The material illuminates aspects of his dealings as a dry goods merchant along the Atlantic seaboard and in the West Indies, as a land speculator in Georgia, and as a merchant and plantation owner in Florida during the last period of Spanish control.The Papers also contain correspondence and documents of other individuals in...
Dates: circa 1740-1894; Majority of material found within 1790-1810

George W. Bain Papers

Identifier: MA.00254

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

Identifier: MA.00326

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

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

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

Identifier: MA.00143

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

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

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

Identifier: MA.00282

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

Identifier: MA.00118

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

Identifier: MA.00012

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

Identifier: MA.00212

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

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

Dates: circa 1860
Digital Collection: Henry J. Van Lennep (AC 1837) Sketches and Papers
Digital Collection: Henry J. Van Lennep (A...

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

Identifier: MA.00191

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

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

Identifier: MA.00022

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 — Box: 1-14
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

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

Identifier: MA.00052

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

Identifier: MA.00089

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

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

Identifier: MA.00188

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

Identifier: MA.00325

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

Identifier: MA.00232

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

Identifier: MA.00084

Business administrator. Collection consists of correspondence, mostly personal.

Dates: 1929-1968

Ingham C. Baker Papers

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

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 Collection of West African and Cuban Musical Recordings

Identifier: MA.00362

Musical recordings of Cuban and West African music in various musical styles including highlife and rural 'traditional' or 'cultural' music. Recordings are primarily in the format of 33 1/3 rpm and 45 rpm vinyl discs.

Dates: 1953-1995

Ivor L. Miller Papers

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

Identifier: MA.00284

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