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Amherst College -- Presidents

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Meiklejohn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00066
Abstract

Philosopher and former president of Amherst College. Papers contain correspondence with other educators and records created during his presidency.

Dates: 1894-1924; Majority of material found within 1912-1923

Calvin Plimpton (AC 1939) Presidential Speeches

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00083
Abstract

Physician and former Amherst president. Collection contains proofs of The Spoken Word a collection of his speeches; and also includes other speeches and articles by Plimpton.

Dates: 1960-1971

Charles W. Cole (AC 1927) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00163
Abstract Letters, reports, minutes, speeches, photographs, printed matter and other materials documenting Charles W. Cole's personal life and professional career as President of Amherst College (1946-1960) and as a member of a variety of committees and boards in the private and public sector. The collection also includes correspondence and other personal papers of Cole's first wife, Katharine, but does not include any significant material related to Cole's appointment as Ambassador to Chile or...
Dates: 1906-1979; Majority of material found within 1920-1960

George D. Olds Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00150
Abstract

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

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

Julian H. Gibbs (AC 1947) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00113
Abstract

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

Dates: 1954-1985, undated

News Clippings Concerning the Resignation of President Alexander Meiklejohn

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00067
Abstract

Newspaper clippings and one scrapbook documenting the crisis in the presidency of Alexander Meiklejohn, 1923-1924, which led to his resignation in 1923 and the appointment of George D. Olds as his successor.

Dates: 1923-1924

President's Office Records. Edward Hitchcock

 Record Group — Box RG 003-1: [Barcode: PrezOff box 1]
Identifier: RG 003-003
Abstract

This collection, a part of the President’s Office Records, contains the manuscripts, correspondence, and printed addresses of Edward Hitchcock while he served as Amherst College’s third president.

Dates: 1827-1862; Majority of material found within 1841-1854

President's Office Records. Heman Humphrey

 Record Group — Box RG 003-1: [Barcode: PrezOff box 1]
Identifier: RG 003-002
Abstract

This collection, a part of the President’s Office Records, contains the correspondence, administrative material, addresses, and sermons of Heman Humphrey while he served as Amherst College’s second president.

Dates: 1822-1905; Majority of material found within 1822-1861

President's Office Records. Zephaniah Swift Moore

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 003-001
Abstract

This collection, part of the President’s Office Records, contains the correspondence, addresses, and sermons of Zephaniah Swift Moore while he served as Amherst College’s first president.

Dates: 1789-1823

Stanley King (AC 1903) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00056
Abstract

Former Amherst College President. Correspondence, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, awards, photographs and other materials documenting his personal and professional life and that of his wife, Margaret P. Jackson King. Correspondents include Newton D. Baker, Ernest M. Hopkins, Felix Frankfurter and Frederick J. E. Woodbridge.

Dates: 1880-1967; Majority of material found within 1895-1967