Geology -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Printed in the Indicator (vol. 1, no. 7, pp. 200-202)
#38, "Review of 'Philosophy of Geology' by A. C. G. Gobert," before the Senior Class, 1849 February 12
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.
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.
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.
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.