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Photographs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Amherst College 1928 Olio Photographs and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00157
Abstract

Amherst College yearbook. Collection includes photographs and artwork used in the 1928 "Olio," along with some material from the 1926 "Olio," additional photographs and correspondence related to the editorial and business matters of the Olio's editorial committee.

Dates: 1925-1928

Amherst College Centennial Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00005
Abstract

The collection consists of records of the Amherst College Centennial Celebration Committee and clippings, programs, ephemera, photographs and scrapbooks related to activities at the College for the celebration in 1921 of the 100th anniversary of its founding.

Dates: 1919-1921

Amherst College Dramatic Activities Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00146
Abstract

The collection includes surviving programs, scripts, photographs, slides, set and costume designs, publicity material, posters, newspaper clippings, and audio/video material that chronicle the conceptualization, creation, production and review of hundreds of Amherst College theater and dance productions.

Dates: 1826-present

Amherst College Inaugurations Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00094
Abstract

Speeches, notes, newsclippings, photographs, invitations, tickets, programs,, and guest lists from various Amherst College Inauguration ceremonies dating from 1821 to present.

Dates: 1821-present

Amherst College Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00289
Abstract

Photographic images documenting Amherst College student, academic and administrative life and individuals, events, organizations and locations associated with the college.

Dates: circa 1844-2007

Evelyn Louise Way Kendall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00370-c
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.

Dates: 1890-2014

Gillett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00143
Abstract

The collection contains a scrapbook, journal, herbarium, photographs and college notebooks of various members of the Gillett family. Many members of family attended Amherst College: Edward Bates Gillett (AC 1839), Frederick Huntington Gillett (AC 1874), Arthur Lincoln Gillett (AC 1880), and Robert Swift Gillett (AC 1916). The herbarium is believed to have been kept by Lucy Douglass Fowler Gillett.

Dates: 1848 - circa 1920

Hills Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00089
Abstract

The Hills Family Papers contain correspondence, deeds, personal financial records, photographs and memorabilia of several generations of this prominent Amherst family during the second half of the 19th century. As a record of a wealthy 19th century family, this collection is important because of its size, time span and completeness.

Dates: 1785-1957; Majority of material found within 1853-1910

Kennedy Convocation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00121
Abstract

Correspondence, press releases, news clippings, photographs and other materials documenting President John F. Kennedy's visit to Amherst College on October 26, 1963 for a special convocation at which he and poet Archibald MacLeish were awarded honorary degrees, and for a ground breaking ceremony for the Robert Frost Library.

Dates: 1962-2003

Luther Clark Howell (AC 1864) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00091
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.

Dates: 1855-1874

Photographs, 1886 - 1890

 File — Box 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Three group photographs taken between 1886 and 1890. Notes on the backs of the photographs indicate that Fosdick Beach Harrison is included in all three. One is labeled "Olio Board Amherst, Ma."

Dates: 1886 - 1890

Reginald French Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00144
Abstract

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

Richard (AC 1952) and Josephine Haskell Aldridge Papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: Aldridge 1]
Identifier: MA.01017
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

Samuel Robinson Williams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00138
Abstract

Physicist, professor. Includes drafts of manuscripts, reprints, bound volumes, printers' proofs, publishers' prospecti, correspondence, research notes, photographs, drawings, plans, and reports relating to his teaching and research in physics, as well as a small amount of personal papers documenting his private life. His extensive correspondents are listed in the appendix.

Dates: 1877-1956; Majority of material found within 1904-1955

Series 1: Photographs, circa 1917-1919

 Series
Scope and Contents

Series 1: PHOTOGRAPHS, circa 1917-1919 - details the tour and membership of S.S.U. 539. There are a number of group photographs, and images of individuals, as well as images of Ypres, and various battlefields.

Dates: circa 1917-1919

Series 2: Papers, 1840-1879, undated

 Series
Scope and Contents

Series 2: Papers - chiefly includes passports, a notebook of sermons in Armenian, and portrait photographs.

Dates: 1840-1879; undated

Series 3: Battlegrounds and Forts, 1835-1900

 Series
Scope and Contents

Includes non-contemporaneous depictions of battlefields, historical sketches and pictures of fort ruins; many undated. Includes photographs.

Dates: 1835-1900

Series 3: Photographs

 Series
Scope and Contents

Series 3: Photographs - contains photographs of expeditions, postcards with pictures of specimens and sites of expeditions, pictures of skeletons, family pictures [possibly Loomis family], and negatives.

Dates: 1866-2000

Series 3: Photographs and Scrapbooks, circa 1881-1980

 Series
Scope and Contents Series 3: Photographs and Scrapbooks (1881-1980) - contains miscellaneous loose photographs as well as scrapbooks of mixed materials. Photographs are grouped and described first in the list below, followed by the scrapbooks. Three of the scrapbooks were France Bingham’s and three were Elizabeth Keller’s. All of the scrapbooks are well organized and provide a very accessible entry point to the women’s biographies. The contents of each scrapbook are described more fully next to their...
Dates: circa 1881-1980

Series 3: Walt Whitman Portraits

 Series
Scope and Contents

Series 3: Walt Whitman Portraits contains illustrated and photographic images of Whitman.

Dates: 1850-1899

Series 4: Photographs, circa 1885-1940

 Series
Scope and Contents

Series 4 consists of photographs of Dora Ward before and after her marriage; from the Wards' time in Turkey, and from their time in India. There is a photograph album of a 1911 missionary education conference at Silver Bay, N.Y. There are also several sleeves of Earl Ward's photographic negatives from India.

Dates: circa 1885-1940

Whicher Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00040
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.

Dates: 1874-1949