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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including the text of his Bond oration at Amherst College in 1935, his M.A. thesis (1942) on Robert Frost, and an unpublished short novel.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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Educator, writer, musician. Papers include correspondence and a corrected typescript of Erskine's book The Memory of Certain Persons.
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.
Biologist. Contains correspondence, manuscripts of lectures, speeches, classroom notes and pamphlets.
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.
Research, field notes, correspondence, and academic papers of John Pemberton, primarily relating to his studies of Yoruba art, culture, and religion.
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.
Family correspondence, photographs, and newsclippings related to the family of John Robert Sitlington and Josephine Quarrier Sterrett. Also includes donor transcriptions of correspondence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Amherst College -- Alumni and alumnae 95
- Amherst College -- Students 59
- Amherst College -- Faculty 34
- Correspondence 25
- Lecture notes 21
- Photographs 15
- Amherst College -- Administration 13
- Amherst College -- History 13
- Diaries 12
- World War, 1914-1918 12
- Amherst College -- Presidents 11
- Sermons 10
- Scrapbooks 9
- Student activities 9
- Theater 9
- World War, 1939-1945 9
- American poetry 8
- Poets, American 8
- Women missionaries 8
- Poetry 7 + ∧ less
- English 369
- French 6
- German 6
- Spanish; Castilian 6
- Japanese 5
- Amherst College 28
- Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 8
- Hitchcock, Edward, 1828-1911 (AC 1849) 7
- Meiklejohn, Alexander, 1872-1964 7
- Amherst College. Library 6
- Wilbur, Richard, 1921-2017 (AC 1942) 6
- 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
- Morrow, Dwight W. (Dwight Whitney), 1873-1931 (AC 1895) 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
- Ward family 5
- Baird, Theodore, 1901- 4
- Blaisdell, Dorothea Chambers 4
- Chambers, William Nesbitt, 1853-1934 4
- Cole, Charles Woolsey, 1906-1978 (AC 1927) 4
- Dōshisha Daigaku 4 + ∧ less