Subject Source: Getty Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Any forms of addressed and written communication sent and received, including letters, postcards, memorandums, notes, telegrams, or cables.
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Official records and associated material of Amherst student organizations. Includes founding records, minutes, financial records, membership lists, clippings, publications, correspondence, reports, photographs and other materials.
Abstract Correspondence (with other writings, clippings, and photographs) of members of the Bliss and Dodge families, principally of Howard Sweetser Bliss, second president (1902-1920) of Syrian Protestant College (later American University of Beirut), which was founded by his father, Daniel Bliss, in 1866. Two letters by Howard Bliss (age 13) are from 1873; additional letters (to 1920) describe his undergraduate years at Amherst College, his travels to universities at Oxford, Goettingen and Berlin as a...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1856-1922; 1850-1981
Abstract Approximately 184 letters and postcards written home from Amherst College by Bruce Jones when he was a student. Includes explanatory notes provided by Jones.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1952-1956; 2006
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and Orra White Hitchcock Papers contain correspondence, drawings, legal documents, sermons, drafts of published and unpublished works, printed articles, autographs, artwork, and images relating to the professional activities and some of the personal life of Edward Hitchcock, Orra White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: 1805-1910; Majority of material found within 1811 - 1864
Scope and Contents The Evelyn Way Kendall Papers contain correspondence, documents and memorabilia of Evelyn Louise Way Kendall (1893-1979). This collection also contains photographs, scrapbooks, and records and samples of some of her collections.
Abstract Headmaster of Deerfield Academy (Deerfield, Mass.), 1902-1969. Collection consists of Boyden's correspondence concerning Amherst College, his Class of 1902, his fraternity, Class reunions and other general correspondence.
Dates: circa 1910-1970
Abstract George D. Pratt was an industrialist, conservationist, and trustee and benefactor of Amherst College. These papers consist chiefly of incoming correspondence, mostly during his undergraduate years and after, as well as a photograph album of family travels and vacations, a diary from 1886 and a small amount of other material.
Dates: 1880-1935; Majority of material found within 1885-1897
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: Roseboro1]
Abstract Corrsepondence from Viola Roseboro' to Gertrude Hall Brownell spanning the last decade of Roseboro's life and reflecting Roseboro's views on literature, politics, current events, shared acquaintances, and her health.
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, photographs, diaries, journals, publications and vital and legal documents dealing with Armstrong's days at Amherst college, Harvard University, his foriegn language studies and finally, the trip to Africa on which he died. The collection also includes the papers of Catherine M. Armstrong relating to her son's death, including correspondence with the families of Armstrong's fellow travelers, official correspondence relating to the investigation, notes on...
Dates: 1932-1974; Majority of material found within 1950-1960
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 family-related...
Dates: 1897-1989 ; Majority of material found within 1940-1979
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Family correspondence, photographs, and newsclippings related to the family of John Robert Sitlington and Josephine Quarrier Sterrett. Also includes donor transcriptions of correspondence.
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Abstract 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.
Abstract Short story writer, playwright, and novelist, wife of Amherst professor Arthur John Hopkins (for his papers, see separate finding aid). Collection includes copies of published short stories, correspondence, and manuscript writings, including Briscoe's unfinished memoirs.
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: Aldridge 1]
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
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Ingham C. Baker (Non-grad AC 1919) (1895-1985) Collection is exclusively concerned with his involvement in World War I as an ambulance driver in France for the American Field Service and the United States Army Corps from 1916 to 1919. The majority of the material consists of letters by ICB to his family, particularly his parents, Asa George Baker (AC 1888) and Lucy C. Baker, and his brother Walton C. Baker (AC 1919). Letters to Baker from his parents are also included as well as two letters...
Scope and Contents Mostly outgoing correspondence to family members from Dora and Earl Ward. Most of the letters have been transcribed, with the transcriptions placed next to the original letters.
Abstract 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
Abstract Sidney Brooks of Harwich, Mass. attended Phillips Academy in Andover before attending Amherst College from 1837 to 1841. His papers include thirty-five letters, a ledger of his expenses, and writings from his school days.
Abstract The Theodore and Frances Titchener Baird Papers document the personal and professional lives of Theodore Baird and Frances Titchener Baird, Theodore Baird's wife. Theodore Baird served as an Amherst College English professor from 1927-1969, and much of the collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence between Baird, and his Amherst College affiliates. Also included is a small amount of papers from Frances Titchener Baird. A significant portion of the collection was added after the...
Dates: 1901 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1996
Collection — Box Small Collections 1
Scope and Contents A collection of 12 letters written by Amherst College classmates to Benjamin Pettibone, Secretary of the Class of 1860. The letters appear to have been written in response to Pettibone’s call for a class reunion at Amherst to coincide with the 1863 commencement. The collection includes a letter by George Goodale, who became the first director of Harvard’s Botanical Museum and commissioned the making of the University’s legendary Glass Flowers collection, and letters by other notable graduates,...
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and family memorabilia of the Whicher family. The bulk of the correspondence is between George Meason Whicher and his wife Lillian Hope Frisbie Whicher. Other correspondents include Alvah Lillie Frisbie and George Frisbie Whicher.
Abstract The papers contain account books, diaries, essays, exams, and notebooks documenting Esty's academic career at Amherst and M.I.T. Most of the material dates from 1887-1893 and relates to courses offered at these institutions and are useful in the study of curriculum development. There are also several notebooks and scrapbooks in the letters from Esty's childhood and adolescence.