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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Kendall Emerson (AC 1865) Papers

Identifier: MA.00025

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.

Dates: circa 1837-1928

Harrison Griswold Dwight (AC 1898) Papers

Identifier: MA.00012

Correspondence, printed articles, manuscripts, notebooks, diaries, family photographs, and notes covering the life of Harrison Griswold Dwight, author and Amherst graduate. The bulk of the collection is made up of letters to Dwight from friends and publishers covering a period from 1897 to 1959. These include a number of letters from well-known persons ranging from Willa Cather to Eleanor Roosevelt.

Dates: 1890-1959

Josiah B. Woods and Frances Belcher Woods: drawings, circa 1840, 2016

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Josiah B. Woods Family Papers contain material relating to the Woods family of Enfield, Massachusetts (a town sacrificed to build the Quabbin Reservoir), especially in relation to their business affairs. The main figure in the collection is Josiah Bridges Woods (lived 1795-1872; son of Aaron W. and Sarah Bridges Woods), but other family members are also documented, including Josiah's son Robert McEwen Woods (AC 1869), his son-in-law William Bird Kimball (AC 1856), Robert's son Josiah...
Dates: circa 1840; Modified: 2016