English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching (higher)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Assignments, examinations, student papers, course descriptions, reading lists and excerpts, and other material pertaining to the English Department and its courses, chiefly 1930-1970.
Correspondence and literary manuscripts - mostly orations, disputations and essays - written by Amherst College alumni. The collection includes materials of such individuals as Henry Ward Beecher, John Quincy Adams, William Austin Dickinson, and Edward Hitchcock.
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.