Samuel Robinson Williams Papers
Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:
There is no restriction on access to the Williams Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.
Restrictions on use:
Requests for permission to publish material from Williams Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.
Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:
[Identification of item], in Samuel Robinson Williams Papers [Box #, Folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library
History of the Collection
The papers of Samuel Robinson Williams (1879-1955), Professor of Physics at Oberlin College 1908-1924 and at Amherst College 1924-1947, were given to the Amherst College Archives by his wife Mabel Morris Bennett Williams between 1955 and 1963, and by his granddaughters Lois D.W. Arnold and Hannah R.W. Boulton in 1975.