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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.
Papers of Joseph Gerald Cole (AC 1915) relating to his military service in World War I and his later life. Includes diaries, photographs, correspondence, certificates, clippings, and ephemera.
The material in the Joseph Hardy Neesima Collection consists mostly of secondary source material created about Neesima in the twentieth century.
Poet, essayist and Hollywood screenwriter who is best known for his long narrative poems The Wild Party and The Set-Up. Collection includes literary manuscripts, film-scripts, personal and professional correspondence, and other material (including motion pictures, recordings and works of art).
The Josiah B. Woods Family Papers are comprised of a selection of materials from and about multiple members of the Woods family of Enfield, Massachusetts. The papers include promissory notes, partnership papers, deeds, correspondence, photographs, and objects.
The collection contains several bound journals documenting aspects of the lives of Turkey missionaries Isabella Holmes Porter Bliss and Edwin Elisha Bliss (AC 1837) and one folder of related material.
Mainly papers, abstracts, articles and lecture notes on topics in physical chemistry, and correspondence between Gibbs and his colleagues.
The Julius Hawley Seelye Collection contains correspondence, sermons, notes, journals, speeches and articles. The bulk of the collection is family and other correspondence, although it also includes many sermons and writings by Seelye.
Educator, minister and missionary to Persia beginning in the 1830s. Collection includes: correspondence with others in his field; manuscript sermons; lectures and notes; newspaper clippings and pamphlets, and seven volumes of bound manuscripts - mostly letters and journals.
This collection contains approximately 600 digital photographs taken by Kaelan McCone during the course of the Amherst Uprising, November 2015.
Diaries kept in secret by Katrin Janecke (later wife of Sheridan de Raismes Gibney (AC 1925)) during her years living in Berlin and working at die neue linie magazine and the German Propaganda Ministry during World War II and in the period immediately following the German surrender. Also an unpublished memoir by Katrin Gibney based on the diaries, titled "Angels Forbidden". Diaries and memoir are both in English.
Correspondence, press releases, news clippings, photographs and other materials documenting President John F. Kennedy's visit to Amherst College on October 26, 1963 for a special convocation at which he and poet Archibald MacLeish were awarded honorary degrees, and for a ground breaking ceremony for the Robert Frost Library.
Kim Townsend taught English at Amherst College from 1962 until his retirement in 2008. The Kim Townsend Papers consist of research materials for his two major publications: Sherwood Anderson, a 1987 biography of the American author, and Manhood at Harvard, a 1998 book discussing the development of gender roles and norms in the post-Civil War US.
The collection includes correspondence, certificates and licenses, lectures, sermons, and other writings by Hickok. Sermons make up the bulk of the collection. Much of the correspondence in the collection concerns Hickok's career at Union College, from his appointment as Vice President to his resignation in 1866. The collection also contains some correspondence between Hickok and his family, including his wife, Elizabeth Taylor Hickok.
The Lawrence H. Conrad Collection of Vachel Lindsay and Robert Frost Material consists of material related to American poets Vachel Lindsay and Robert Frost which was collected by a mutual friend of theirs, writer and English professor Lawrence H. Conrad. The collection includes correspondence, manuscript and typescript poems by Lindsay and Frost, programs and pamphlets produced by Lindsay, and press clippings and scholarly writings about the two poets.
The Wickenden Papers span the years 1921-1989, with the bulk falling between the 1950s and the 1970s. Materials include typed original manuscripts, galley proofs, correspondence to and from Dan Wickenden, literary reviews, printed materials, theatrical photographs, a small number of personal items, and a scrapbook containing newsclippings and reviews. They primarily document Wickenden's literary and professional career.
The Leonard R. Weitzel, Jr. and Madeleine DeBarthe Schuermann Correspondence Collection is comprised largely of correspondence from Weitzel to DeBarthe (later Schuermann). Schuermann was the companion of Robert Frost's illustrator Julius J. Lankes during the last twenty years of his life, and Weitzel was her cousin and, for a time, a romantic interest. The collection contains approximately 300 letters and several photographs.
Two boxes of materials including correspondence, maps and illustrations, photographs, and ephemera. The collection largely pertains to Baker's time serving in WWI, although his high school and college years are also documented.
Photographic negatives depicting local places and events taken by photographer Lincoln Wade Barnes and his staff, chiefly at Amherst College, circa 1927-1965.
1940 graduate of Amherst College; urban planner. Collection contains correspondence with friends and family, photographs and newspaper clippings relating to Amherst College alumni reunions and theater productions.
The papers of Lucy Wilson Benson, who served as president of the National League of Women Voters (1968-1974), secretary of human services for Massachusetts (1975-1977), and U.S. undersecretary of state for security assistance, science and technology (1977-1980). The papers also include material from and about other family members. This is an unprocessed collection.
Chiefly correspondence and photographs, 1855-1869 documenting Howell's early life, student days at Amherst College, and military service in 31st Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers during the Civil War. Correspondence includes letters to and from Luther Clark Howell, his family members and friends. Civil War letters describe battles, forts, and travel during the Civil War. Photographs include portraits of Civil War officers and Amherst College classmates.
Books, magazines, manuscripts, speeches, news clippings and photographs that document Manuel Cuéllar Vizcaíno's career as a Cuban writer and teacher, chiefly from the 1940s through the 1950s. All of the materials are in Spanish.