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Geology -- Study and teaching (Higher)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

#38, "Review of 'Philosophy of Geology' by A. C. G. Gobert," before the Senior Class, 1849 February 12

 File — Box 3, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents From the Section:

Section 2: Amherst College - documents Edward Hitchcock's undergraduate career as a member of the Class of 1849, including speeches, notes, and essays, arranged by type. There are 42 undergraduate essays by Hitchcock that he read before classes and literary societies at the College. The material is arranged in apparent chronological order by a numerical sequence assigned by Hitchcock himself.

Dates: 1849 February 12

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

Charles Upham Shepard (AC 1824) Papers

Identifier: MA.00075

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.

Dates: 1826-1881

Frederic Brewster Loomis (AC 1896) Papers

Identifier: MA.00018
Abstract Dr. Frederic Brewster Loomis spent his life and career within the community of Amherst College—first as a student (class of 1896), then as a dedicated teacher and scientist. Professionally, he was a vertebrate paleontologist, and conducted expeditions across the continental United States and in Native American nations. This collection of professional papers contains correspondence, lectures, scientific articles in print and typescript, teaching materials, and research notes...
Dates: 1896 - 1938

George W. Bain Papers

Identifier: MA.00254

The papers of George W. Bain, geologist and professor of geology at Amherst College from 1926 to 1966. The papers include teaching materials, writings, published works, correspondence, notes and research materials.

Dates: 1920-1990; Majority of material found within 1928-1981

Pratt Museum of Natural History Records

Identifier: RG 002-004-004

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.

Dates: 1866-2000

Section 1: Geology

Scope and Contents From the Series: Sub-series A - contains Hitchcock's notes of "Silliman's chymical lectures," dated 1819-1820, and "Notes 1819," describing his religious activities, travel, and lectures by Silliman and others while he was in New Haven in 1819 and 1820. Series 2, Edward Hitchcock: CORRESPONDENCE contains 235 letters between Hitchcock and Silliman. Sub-series B - includes scientific calculations, essays, notes, poetry, and letters kept by Hitchcock early in his life, ca. 1811-1819. He also kept a...
Dates: [1809-1864]