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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Amherst College Student Work and Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00182
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1821-1909

Benjamin Kendall Emerson (AC 1865) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00025
Abstract

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

Cary, Josiah Addison (AC 1832) - personal diary preceded by short section on the creation of the earth and man, 1827-1837

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 52
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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.

Dates: 1827-1837

Clarence Willis Eastman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00013
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of notes, assignments and other materials related to Eastman's teaching of German language and literature at Amherst College. In addition, there is correspondence, personal diaries and unpublished manuscripts on topics in medieval German literature and German linguistics; one folder related to army training at Amherst College during World War I; and copious notes and manuscripts for his 1916 genealogy of the Thompson, Hull, Clark, Curtiss, Gunn, Peck,...
Dates: circa 1935-1955

Diaries, 1887, 1889-1890

 File — Box 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Papers and photographs pertaining to Fosdick Beach Harrison (AC 1890). The papers were produced during Harrison's time as an undergraduate at Amherst College. Folder one contains a journal kept by William Robinson Harrison from November to December of 1849. The journal was repurposed by Fosdick Beach Harrison as an account book covering the years 1886 to early 1889. Folder two contains receipts and correspondence relating to activities at Amherst College, including a subscription receipt for...
Dates: 1887, 1889-1890

Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00027
Abstract The Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers contain correspondence, drawings, legal documents, sermons, drafts of published and unpublished works, printed articles, autographs, artwork, and images relating to the professional activities and some of the personal life of Edward Hitchcock, Orra White Hitchcock, and their family. The material spans the years 1804-1910, with the bulk of the material falling into the period 1820-1864. Edward Hitchcock's work as a minister and nationally noted...
Dates: 1804 - 1910; Majority of material found within 1820 - 1864

Edward Smith Parsons (AC 1883) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00127
Abstract

Clergyman and English professor. Correspondence and news clippings, mainly regarding Parsons' dismissal from Colorado College; diaries; scholarly notes and papers on John Milton; and miscellaneous booklets.

Dates: 1883-1943

Fisher, Milton Metcalf (Non-grad AC 1836) - diary, 1832-1833

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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.

Dates: 1832-1833

Frederic Marsena Butts (AC 1909) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00242
Abstract

Mostly writings and photographs documenting Butts' trip to the Mediterranean, Asia and North Africa, 1909-1910. Also included are a speech before an Amherst College alumni group and correspondence about a scholarship he established there.

Dates: 1909-1949; Majority of material found within 1909-1910

Harrison Griswold Dwight (AC 1898) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00012
Abstract

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

John Merson (AC 1966) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00069
Abstract

Vietnam War soldier, business administrator. Contains mainly letters written home to family members during Marine Corps basic training and combat duty in Vietnam, 1965-1968.

Dates: 1960-1968

Marshall Bloom (AC 1966) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00001
Abstract

Correspondence, diaries, unpublished writings, news clippings, publications, financial records, photographs and other materials chiefly documenting Bloom's childhood, education, personal life and work as the founder of Liberation News Service and its larger role in the radical counterculture of the 1960s.

Dates: 1950 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1969

Pratt Museum of Natural History Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG 002-004-004
Abstract

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

Series 5: Dora J. Mattoon [Ward] Diaries, 1911-1975

 Series
Scope and Contents

Thirteen "Line-a-Day" diaries documenting Ward's domestic life and missionary work.

Dates: 1911-1975

Sprague Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00248
Abstract The Sprague Family Papers include the papers of Rosemary Sprague, an Amherst-area attorney; her father, Atherton Hall Sprague (AC 1920), an Amherst College professor of mathematics; and her mother, Marion Whittemore Sprague. The collection includes correspondence, diaries and travel journals, unpublished poetry, plays, and novels, Sprague family genealogical material, and photographs. Notable among the correspondence are letters that Rosemary Sprague received from her friend, the poet James...
Dates: 1890-2005; Majority of material found within 1920-2005

Sub-series B: Printed Copies - Mountaineering and Travel Diaries

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection comprises documents, publications, correspondence, photographs, recordings and memorabilia that provide a comprehensive view of the life, professional work, and personal avocations of Henry Way Kendall (1926-1999). The collection also includes papers of the Union of Concerned Scientists, of which Dr. Kendall was a founder and leader, and academic materials from MIT, where he spent his career as a professor of physics. The collection includes some materials from his childhood,...
Dates: 1930-2000

William Cole Esty (AC 1889) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00014
Abstract

The papers contain account books, diaries, essays, exams, and notebooks documenting Esty's academic career at Amherst and M.I.T. Most of the material dates from 1887-1893 and relates to courses offered at these institutions and are useful in the study of curriculum development. There are also several notebooks and scrapbooks in the letters from Esty's childhood and adolescence.

Dates: 1878-1905