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Amherst College -- Faculty

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Allison W. "Eli" Marsh (AC 1913) Papers

Identifier: MA.00109

Publications, photographs, clippings, letters, memorabilia, academic regalia and other materials documenting "Eli" Marsh's career as a soccer coach and professor of Physical Education, chiefly at Amherst College, 1917-1958, but also at Ohio State University, 1915-1917.

Dates: 1857-1979

Allison W. Marsh (AC 1913) Physical Education Department Records

Identifier: MA.00302

Records from Professor A. W. Marsh, including correspondence, reports, forms, publications, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and blueprints from Amherst College (and some material from other colleges and universities) regarding physical education, athletics, health, and Physical Education departmental business.

Dates: 1875-1959
Digital Collection: Amherst College Dean of the Faculty Records. Public Minutes (Selections)
Digital Collection: Amherst College Dean o...

Amherst College Dean of the Faculty Records. Public Minutes

Identifier: RG 002-001

This collection includes minutes of Faculty Meetings and minutes of the Committee of Six that are designated as "public" by the Dean of Faculty; access to these materials is restricted to current Amherst College faculty and Academic Department Coordinators. The collection grows annually with the transfer of each academic year's minutes from the Dean of Faculty to the Archives.

Dates: 1825-2017

Amherst College Faculty Club Records

Identifier: MA.00098

Minutes, treasurer's reports, bank statements, bills, and correspondence relating to the activities of the Faculty Club.

Dates: 1891-1977

Amherst College Non-Alumni Biographical Files

Identifier: MA.00369

This collection documents individuals associated with the college as faculty, staff, honorary degree recipients, trustees, visiting speakers and artists and in any role other than student. Contains newpaper clippings, photographs, curriculum vitae, pamphlets, correspondence and other materials.

Dates: 1773-2019; Majority of material found within 1821-2019

Anson D. Morse (AC 1871) Papers

Identifier: MA.00036

Historian and political thinker. Contains notes, manuscripts, articles, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and correspondence relating to his work as Professor of History at Amherst College.

Dates: circa 1870-1916

Antonio Benítez Rojo Papers

Identifier: MA.00184

Chiefly printed materials such as news clippings, articles by and about Benítez-Rojo's literary work, book covers, flyers and posters of conferences given or attended by him, photographs, and videotapes of some of his lectures.

Dates: 1957-2002

Arthur John Hopkins (AC 1885) Papers

Identifier: MA.00090

Correspondence, draft writings, articles, notes and other materials documenting the career of Hopkins as a scientist and professor of chemistry at Amherst College. His scientific notes and writings chiefly document research in the field of alchemy, but there is also some material on the calculation of latitude and longitude. In addition, the papers include some correspondence of his wife, Margaret Briscoe Hopkins, as well as genealogical information.

Dates: 1846-1939

Aurin Moody Chase (AC 1896) Papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: AMC 1]
Identifier: MA.00384
Scope and Contents

Typescripts by Lucy Chase Sparks of letters her father, Aurin Moody Chase, wrote to his parents during his years as an Amherst College undergraduate, 1892-1896. In the letters he writes frequently of Amherst (town and college) people and events, about his classes, etc. He also notes his interest in biology and music.

Dates: 1892-1896

Benjamin Kendall Emerson (AC 1865) Papers

Identifier: MA.00025

The papers consist of personal and family correspondence; geological notebooks kept by Emerson during his geological survey of Massachusetts and other areas of New England; pamphlets and scientific papers relating to Emerson's Helix Chemica and his Geology of Massachusetts and Rhode Island; essays and compositions written by Emerson when he was a student; and notes and letters concerning family genealogy.

Dates: circa 1837-1928

Bruce B. Benson (AC 1943) Papers

Identifier: MA.01016

Amherst College alumnus (1943), instructor and later professor of physics at Amherst College, 1947-1990. Collection includes Benson's class notes and exams from college and graduate school; teaching notes and assignments from courses he taught at Amherst; draft articles about physics that he wrote, along with reprints of his published articles; material from college-wide faculty committees on which he served; and a small number of photographs and pieces of incoming correspondence.

Dates: 1939-1988

Charles E. Garman (AC 1872) and Eliza Miner Garman Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00026

The collection contains correspondence, papers, essays, pamphlets, notes, notebooks and diaries relating to the personal and professional life of Charles Edward Garman, Professor of Moral and Mental Philosophy at Amherst College. His teaching career is represented by the printed pamphlets he distributed in his classes and by lecture notes taken by his students.

Dates: 1732-1932; Majority of material found within 1862-1907

Charles Wiggins Cobb (AC 1897) Papers

Identifier: MA.00354

Papers of Charles Wiggins Cobb (AC 1897), including manuscripts of unpublished books, data and reports on U.S. manufacturing, reports done for Mathematics classes, data on industrial materials and copies of letters.

Dates: 1939-1956

Donald Pitkin Papers

Identifier: MA.00305
Abstract Papers documenting the professional and academic life of Donald S. Pitkin, Amherst College Anthropology professor, 1964-1992. Collection includes Pitkin's class notes, assignments, and syllabi from courses taught at Amherst College; material from College committees on which he served; research, correspondence, notes, drafts, and typescripts relating to published and unpublished works, speeches, and articles. Also included are journals, correspondence, and photographs relating to Pitkin's...
Dates: 1943-1998
Digital Collection: Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers (Selections)
Digital Collection: Edward and Orra White ...

Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers

Identifier: MA.00027
Abstract The Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers contain correspondence, drawings, legal documents, sermons, drafts of published and unpublished works, printed articles, autographs, artwork, and images relating to the professional activities and some of the personal life of Edward Hitchcock, Orra White Hitchcock, and their family. The material spans the years 1804-1910, with the bulk of the material falling into the period 1820-1864. Edward Hitchcock's work as a minister and nationally noted...
Dates: 1804 - 1910; Majority of material found within 1820 - 1864

Edwin Charles Rozwenc (AC 1937) Papers

Identifier: MA.00039

Historian. Contains professional correspondence, manuscripts, course materials and research materials documenting his career.

Dates: 1952-1972

Ercole Cartotto Portrait Drawings of Selected Amherst College Alumni, Faculty and Administration

Identifier: MA.00100

19 framed portraits of Amherst College alumni, faculty and staff, by Ercole Cartotto, the Italian-born portraitist.

Dates: circa 1930

Frank Trapp Papers

Identifier: MA.00221

Professor of Fine Arts at Amherst College, 1956-1992. Collection includes his watercolor sketches and photographs made while serving with the U.S. Army during World War II, primarily in New Guinea, 1944-1946. Also, a brief typescript memoir of his war experiences written in 1985 (revised 2003), and research material on the artist Peter Blume for his 1987 book on him.

Dates: 1944-2003; Majority of material found within 1944-1987

Frederic Brewster Loomis (AC 1896) Papers

Identifier: MA.00018
Abstract Dr. Frederic Brewster Loomis spent his life and career within the community of Amherst College—first as a student (class of 1896), then as a dedicated teacher and scientist. Professionally, he was a vertebrate paleontologist, and conducted expeditions across the continental United States and in Native American nations. This collection of professional papers contains correspondence, lectures, scientific articles in print and typescript, teaching materials, and research notes...
Dates: 1896 - 1938

George Bosworth Churchill (AC 1889) Papers

Identifier: MA.00006
Abstract Correspondence, Lectures, Class Materials, Manuscripts, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and photographs authored by or featuring Churchill. The bulk of the collection is made up of professional documents: lectures, undergraduate papers, class materials and manuscripts written by Churchill. A number of speeches and articles relating to his substantial political career are also included. The collection contains some correspondence between Churchill and his wife and between Churchill and...
Dates: 1883-1925

George D. Olds Papers

Identifier: MA.00150

Professor of mathematics and President of Amherst College. Collection includes course notes taken by Olds as a student in Germany, lecture notes for guest lectureships at German universities and for mathematics courses at Amherst College, as well as a photograph album and scrapbook.

Dates: circa 1870-1915

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

John Mason Tyler (AC 1873) Papers

Identifier: MA.00041

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

Dates: 1875-1929

John Robert Sitlington and Josephine Quarrier Sterrett Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA.00361

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

Kim Townsend Papers

Identifier: MA.00226

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.

Dates: 1985-1998

Lincoln Wade Barnes Photographic Negatives Collection

Identifier: MA.00253

Photographic negatives depicting local places and events taken by photographer Lincoln Wade Barnes and his staff, chiefly at Amherst College, circa 1927-1965.

Dates: 1927-1965

Nathan Welby Fiske Papers

Identifier: MA.00015

The bulk of this collection is comprised of notes by Fiske on Greek language and literature, mental and moral philosophy and American history.

Dates: 1824-1847

Otto Manthey-Zorn Papers

Identifier: MA.00126

Professor of German. Letters regarding his appointment to the faculty of Amherst College; notes for, and draft of, an uncompleted memoir.

Dates: 1906-1959

Reginald French Papers

Identifier: MA.00144

Amherst College Professor of Romance Languages. Papers include his dissertation (Harvard University, 1933), "Francesco d'Antonio da Fiorenza, Cieco," as well as extensive notes, a few articles and some miscellaneous photographs, newspaper clippings, greeting cards and correspondence.

Dates: 1930-1977

Series 2: Correspondence with Dr. Paul C. Phillips

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between A. W. Marsh and Paul C. Phillips, professor of Physical Education at Amherst College from 1896 to 1929.

Dates: 1875-1959