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Amherst College -- Alumni and alumnae

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 109 Collections and/or Records:

Jerry Cohen (AC 1963) Papers

Identifier: MA.00179

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

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

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 Elliot Sanford (AC 1851) Correspondence 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 J. McCloy (AC 1916) Papers

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 Mason Tyler (AC 1873) Papers

Identifier: MA.00041

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

Dates: 1875-1929

John Thompson (AC 1957) Papers

Identifier: MA.00373

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

Identifier: MA.00288

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

Joseph Amiel (AC 1959) Papers

Identifier: MA.00110

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

Identifier: MA.00197

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

Joseph Gerald Cole (AC 1915) Papers

Identifier: MA.00271

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.

Dates: circa 1919-1945

Joseph Hardy Neesima (AC 1870) Collection

Identifier: MA.00355

The material in the Joseph Hardy Neesima Collection consists mostly of secondary source material created about Neesima in the twentieth century.

Dates: 1870

Joseph Moncure March (AC 1920) Papers

Identifier: MA.00210

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).

Dates: 1896-1999; Majority of material found within 1917-1977

Julian H. Gibbs (AC 1947) Papers

Identifier: MA.00113

Mainly papers, abstracts, articles and lecture notes on topics in physical chemistry, and correspondence between Gibbs and his colleagues.

Dates: 1954-1985, undated

Justin Perkins (AC 1829) Papers

Identifier: MA.00153

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.

Dates: circa 1830-1869

Leonard Daniel (Dan) Wickenden (AC 1935) Papers

Identifier: MA.00033

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.

Dates: 1921-1989; Majority of material found within 1953-1979

Leslie Stuart Baker (AC 1921) Papers

Identifier: MA.00367
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1909-1967; Majority of material found within 1918-1919

Louis P. Dolbeare (AC 1940) Papers

Identifier: MA.00122

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.

Dates: 1934-1998; 1934-1965

Marcus P. Kiley (AC 1919) Papers

 Collection — Box Boxes 1-2
Identifier: MA.00162

Librarian and member of Amherst College Class of 1919. Collection includes notes from classes, papers and letters related to various library organizations, letters and other printed matter related to the Class of 1919, and a book of tributed to Kiley upon his retirement.

Dates: 1917-1977

Marshall Bloom (AC 1966) Alternative Press Collection

Identifier: MA.00149

Approximately 3,500 alternative "underground" newspapers published chiefly in the United States, circa 1967-1989, most originally compiled by Liberation News Service as record copies from its subscribers. Also included is a much smaller collection of glossy magazines for gay men, circa 1967-1992.

Dates: circa 1967-1992

Morrill Cody (AC 1921) Papers

Identifier: MA.00222

Journalist, editor and diplomat. The collection consists mostly of incoming correspondence, concerning social affairs, editorial work, and publishing. Among the correspondents are a number of literary figures, including Sylvia Beach, e. e. cummings, Marcel Duchamp, Ernest Hemingway, Langston Hughes, Marianne Moore, Ezra Pound, Raymond Queneau, Eleanor Roosevelt, Edith Sitwell, Alice B. Toklas, and William Carlos Williams.

Dates: 1930-1969; Majority of material found within 1958-1962

"Music Men", 2005 September 30

 File — Box 3: [Barcode: Music @ 3], Folder: 125
Scope and Contents

Article in Hampshire Life about alumni participants in the International Festival of Men's Choruses, Barcelona, Spain.

Dates: 2005 September 30

Osmond Jesse Billings (AC 1900) Sermons

Identifier: MA.00072

Congregational minister. Papers consist mainly of handwritten sermons, but also include a journal and other miscellaneous writings.

Dates: 1906-circa 1960

Paul Langdon Ward (AC 1933) Papers

 Collection — Box 1-12
Identifier: MA.00327

The Paul Langdon Ward (AC 1933) Papers contain primarily the professional papers of Ward during his many decades as an educator, including copies of speeches and papers he prepared as well as correspondence with colleagues. A small section of the papers relates to Ward's early life as the son of medical missionaries in the Middle East as well as his school years in the United States.

Dates: 1926-1998

Ravi D. Goel Collection of George Hibbert Driver (AC 1900) Materials

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MA.00315

One notebook of published and unpublished poems, a notebook containing Driver's reflections on various interests, and six volumes of "Driver's Own Encyclopedia," an alphabetical index of Driver's original notes, writings, and research. This collection also contains a manuscript copy of Fare of Poems, his book of poetry, mostly typewritten, with corrections, manuscript inserts, notes, marginalia, and tearsheets.

Dates: 1952-1958, undated

Raymond T. Drew (AC 1949) Papers

Identifier: MA.00112
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Drew to his family in Greenfield, Massachusetts, while serving as a radio operator in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, 1943-1946, which were transcribed and printed by his cousin Conrad Totman; and poetry manuscripts, ca. 1946-1975. Included in the poetry are two copies of his book Goat Songs (1970), and letters to Drew about the book; correspondents include James Merrill. The collection also includes photographs of Drew,...
Dates: 1943-1982; Majority of material found within 1943-1972

Richard (AC 1952) and Josephine Haskell Aldridge Papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: Aldridge 1]
Identifier: MA.01017
Abstract Papers documenting the life of poet Richard Aldridge and his wife, children's author Josephine Haskell Aldridge. Material in the collection includes draft and unpublished writings by Richard Aldridge from childhood on; publication-related materials; a large amount of correspondence from family members and other writers; documentation from the various schools that Richard Aldridge attended, including photographs and memorabilia from Amherst College; and photographs, primarily of Richard...
Dates: 1898 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1994

Richard P. Wilbur (AC 1942) Papers

Identifier: MA.00164

Worksheets, notes, typescripts, and galley proofs for published poems (sometimes together with associated correspondence), poetry translations and prose pieces by Richard Wilbur.

Dates: circa 1945-2005

Robert Bagg (AC 1957) Papers

Identifier: MA.00244
Abstract Papers documenting the literary, scholarly, and personal activities of poet and translator Robert Bagg. Correspondence between Bagg and contemporaries, including poets Richard Wilbur and James I. Merrill, make up a large portion of the material. Also included are drafts of poetry and other writings, Bagg's undergraduate and graduate student work, and teaching and administrative materials from Bagg's time as a professor of English. The Bagg Papers also include sub-collections of material...
Dates: 1948-2007

Sheridan de Raismes Gibney (AC 1925) Papers

Identifier: MA.00016

The bulk of the Papers consists of play scripts and dramatic treatments written by Gibney for stage and television, 1925-1980; personal and professional correspondence, 1920-1962; the manuscript of an unpublished novel, Flatbush Man, ca. 1979-1985; and various papers related to his undergraduate years at Amherst College and his receipt of an honorary degree in 1939.

Dates: 1920-1992; Majority of material found within 1922-1985

Sherwin Cody (AC 1889) Correspondence

Identifier: MA.00223

The collection consists almost entirely of incoming correspondence, mostly concerning social affairs, editorial work, and publishing. Correspondents include a wide range of writers, editors, and artists, including Edmund Gosse, Walter Blackburn Harte, William Dean Howells, Arthur Curtiss James (AC 1889), Henry James, Rudyard Kipling, Edgar Lee Masters, and William Butler Yeats.

Dates: 1893-1916