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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

#27, "Ichthyosaurus," before the Junior Class, 1848 July 11

 File — Box 3, Folder: 30
Scope and Contents From the Section:

Section 2: Amherst College - documents Edward Hitchcock's undergraduate career as a member of the Class of 1849, including speeches, notes, and essays, arranged by type. There are 42 undergraduate essays by Hitchcock that he read before classes and literary societies at the College. The material is arranged in apparent chronological order by a numerical sequence assigned by Hitchcock himself.

Dates: 1848 July 11

Darwin, Charles, 1845 November 6

 File — Box 3, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents From the Series: This significant series reveals the breadth of Hitchcock's professional activities, career, and acquaintances. Many of the letters are to and from contemporary scientists, including one from Charles Darwin, 5 from Nevil Maskelyne, 15 from Justin Perkins, and several between Hitchcock and Edmund Blunt regarding errors in Blunt's edition of the Nautical Almanac and Astronomical Ephemeris for the Year 1816. There is correspondence with James Deane of Greenfield relating to the controversy about...
Dates: 1845 November 6