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James Hayford (AC 1935) Papers

 Collection
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including the text of his Bond oration at Amherst College in 1935, his M.A. thesis (1942) on Robert Frost, and an unpublished short novel.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

 Collection
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

James Playsted Wood (AC 1927) Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-36
Identifier: MA.00345
Abstract

The papers of James Playsted Wood (AC 1927), a writer, editor and professor of English at Amherst College from 1937 to 1946. Contains notes, working drafts and published works. Also included is his business and personal correspondence. A guide to this collection is not yet available. Please contact Archives and Special Collections for access to this material.

Dates: circa 1920-1973

Jane C. Crowell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00262
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

Jean McClure Mudge Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA.00346
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

Jeffery Amherst Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00196
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

Jeffrey Davidow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00101
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.

Dates: 1993-2003

Jerry Cohen (AC 1963) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00179
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.

Dates: 1960-2009

Joel M. Halpern Research Materials and News Reports on the Former Yugoslavia

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00211
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.

Dates: 1953-1997

John B. Fairbank (AC 1867) Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00104
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.

Dates: 1817-1922

John Bates Clark (AC 1872) and Alden Hyde Clark (AC 1900) Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00240
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...
Dates: 1847-2003 ; Majority of material found within 1900-1945

John D. Coles (AC 1980) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.01008
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.

Dates: 1980-2011

John Elliot Sanford (AC 1851) Correspondence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00297
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

John Erskine Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00082
Abstract

Educator, writer, musician. Papers include correspondence and a corrected typescript of Erskine's book The Memory of Certain Persons.

Dates: 1909-1950

John H. Armstrong (AC 1954) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00004
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...
Dates: 1932-1974; Majority of material found within 1950-1960

John J. McCloy (AC 1916) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00035
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...
Dates: 1897-1989 ; Majority of material found within 1940-1979

John Jeffries Air-Mail Letter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA.00096
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.

Dates: 1784-1961

John Lyman Lovell Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00407
Abstract The John Lyman Lovell Photograph Collection contains cased images and paper photographs, most of which show members of Lovell's extended family, two notebooks of research about Lovell compiled by collector Gunter Mueller (lived 1940-2015), and miscellaneous items related to Lovell. The collection provides important biographical context for this long-practicing photographer and could be used in connection with his photographs in other collections, such as the collection of Amherst College...
Dates: circa 1845-2015; Majority of material found within 1848-1890

John Mason Tyler (AC 1873) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00041
Abstract

Biologist. Contains correspondence, manuscripts of lectures, speeches, classroom notes and pamphlets.

Dates: 1875-1929

John Merson (AC 1966) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00069
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.

Dates: 1960-1968

John P. Cushing (AC 1882) World War I Poster Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00300
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

John Pemberton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00374
Abstract

Research, field notes, correspondence, and academic papers of John Pemberton, primarily relating to his studies of Yoruba art, culture, and religion.

Dates: 1958-1997; Majority of material found within 1972-1989

John Plimpton Kendall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00370-f
Abstract

This collection contains documents, correspondence, photographs and memorabilia related to John Plimpton Kendall (b. 1928), second son of Henry P. and Evelyn Kendall and a leading figure in the Kendall Company.

Dates: 1934-2015

John Robert Sitlington and Josephine Quarrier Sterrett Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA.00361
Abstract

Family correspondence, photographs, and newsclippings related to the family of John Robert Sitlington and Josephine Quarrier Sterrett. Also includes donor transcriptions of correspondence.

Dates: 1872-1914

John T. B. Mudge (AC 1971) Papers on Amherst College Moratoria

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00398
Abstract

This collection includes material collected by John T.B. Mudge during the moratoria, in which classes were officially canceled in order to allow campus-wide discussion of grievances and proposals related to the Vietnam War, racism, College governance, and coeducation, among others. This material primarily includes clippings, printed matter, photographs, and administrative records related to the first two of the four separate moratoria held at Amherst College from April 1969 to May 1970.

Dates: 1969-1971; 1993; Majority of material found in 1969

John Thompson (AC 1957) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00373
Abstract

The John Thompson Papers cover Thompson's personal and academic life during the years he was a student at Amherst College (1953-1957). The 0.5 linear feet of papers include letters and postcards sent from Thompson to his parents, Thompson’s course materials for English 1-2, and a personal memoir.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1953-1957

John W. Dower (AC 1959) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00288
Abstract

Chiefly a collection of primary and secondary research materials compiled by John W. Dower in the course of several decades of teaching, research, writing and publication on the history of Japan, particularly with regard to World War II and its aftermath, popular media and racial representation. It includes articles, archival source material, correspondence, photographs, research notes, and draft manuscripts for several of Professor Dower's publications.

Dates: 1850-2010; Majority of material found within 1941-2010

John William Ward Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00087
Abstract

Educator and 14th President of Amherst College. Collection consists of speeches, lecture notes and course syllabi, articles and other papers documenting Ward's career as teacher, scholar and administrator at Princeton University and Amherst College.

Dates: 1952-1985

Joseph Amiel (AC 1959) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00110
Abstract

The bulk of the collection consists of typescripts, galleys and proofs of five of Joseph Amiel's novels, 1979-1993. Also included are class notes taken by Amiel for history and English courses at Amherst, 1956-1959.

Dates: 1956-1993

Joseph B. Eastman (AC 1904) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00197
Abstract

Correspondence, diaries, diplomas, newspaper clippings, photographs, speeches, reports, miscellaneous printed matter and memorabilia chiefly documenting Eastman's 25-year career in the U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC), 1919-1944, as well as memorabilia and other materials related to Eastman's personal life.

Dates: 1837-1960; Majority of material found within 1904-1944