Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Started by Dr. Sauveur as the Normal School of Languages at Amherst College in 1875. Contains existing documentation of the Library School and incomplete documentation of other school programs. Includes bulletins, brochures, lecture notes, examinations and certificates; as well as Newton McKeon's notes on the Library School.
Historian and political thinker. Contains notes, manuscripts, articles, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and correspondence relating to his work as Professor of History at Amherst College.
Correspondence, draft writings, articles, notes and other materials documenting the career of Hopkins as a scientist and professor of chemistry at Amherst College. His scientific notes and writings chiefly document research in the field of alchemy, but there is also some material on the calculation of latitude and longitude. In addition, the papers include some correspondence of his wife, Margaret Briscoe Hopkins, as well as genealogical information.
Mathematician. Contains mathematical notes, correspondence, article reprints and other materials documenting his research in mathematics. Includes correspondence with Neal H. McCoy.
The papers consist of personal and family correspondence; geological notebooks kept by Emerson during his geological survey of Massachusetts and other areas of New England; pamphlets and scientific papers relating to Emerson's Helix Chemica and his Geology of Massachusetts and Rhode Island; essays and compositions written by Emerson when he was a student; and notes and letters concerning family genealogy.
Botanist, mineralogist, natural historian. Collection consists primarily of letters regarding Shepard's mineral collection, and also includes a few notebooks, a bound volume of pamphlets and miscellaneous other materials.
Papers of Charles Wiggins Cobb (AC 1897), including manuscripts of unpublished books, data and reports on U.S. manufacturing, reports done for Mathematics classes, data on industrial materials and copies of letters.
Anthropologist. Contains Sherman's notes from his coursework and studies at Amherst College and Cornell University; field notes for and drafts of his book Rice, Rupees and Ritual (1990); published articles and public lectures; and extensive background and lecture notes related to the anthropology courses he taught.
Historian. Contains professional correspondence, manuscripts, course materials and research materials documenting his career.
Drama professor and director. Collection includes course and lecture notes, as well as some correspondence, newspaper clippings, framed portraits and photographs, and material for Canfield's books.
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.
The papers consist of lab exercises, lecture topics, outlines, lecture notes, examinations, and correspondence relating to Anthropology and Evolution courses taught at Amherst by Professor Harold H. Plough. Anthropology materials cover a number of courses from the period of 1939 to 1958. Evolution materials cover the course Evolution of the Earth and Man from 1947 to 1957.
The bulk of the collection consists of typescripts, galleys and proofs of five of Joseph Amiel's novels, 1979-1993. Also included are class notes taken by Amiel for history and English courses at Amherst, 1956-1959.
The bulk of this collection is comprised of notes by Fiske on Greek language and literature, mental and moral philosophy and American history.
Lecture notes on chemistry and mineralogy (among others) for December 1819-January 1820; also includes "Geological notes 1823" on last 6 pages.
Reports, correspondence, clippings, photographs, field notebooks and catalogues related to the natural history collections formerly held in the Pratt Museum, as well as expeditionary field work undertaken to develop those collections. Also includes some records of the Amherst College department of Geology.
Includes lecture notes kept as an undergraduate at Amherst, a diary kept by Virginia Brownell, and scrapbooks chronicling Brownell's profession activities.
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.
The Walter Boughton Papers contain mainly teaching notes and classroom materials from Walter Boughton's approximately thirty years teaching and directing theatre at Amherst College. Also contains notes schoolwork done by Boughton while attending Brown University.
The William Seymour Tyler (AC 1830) Papers contains personal and professional papers of Tyler, correspondence of the Tyler Family, as well as manuscript essays by his brother Wellington H. Tyler.