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Arthur Stanley Pease Letters to Frederick Tuckerman, 1915-1928
1 archives box (0.5 linear ft.)

Abstract:
Pease was a classical scholar, avid amateur botanist, professor and President of Amherst College. The collection consists of 60 letters, all but one from Pease to Amherst College treasurer and author Tuckerman, dealing chiefly with the natural history of the White Mountains and Appalachian Range.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Pease Letters for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Pease Letters 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.

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Biographical Note

Arthur Stanley Pease was a classical scholar who was also an avid amateur botanist. Born in 1881, he received his AB, AM and PhD degrees in classics from Harvard in 1902, 1903 and 1905 respectively. He taught classics at Harvard University (1906-1909), the University of Illinois (1909-1924), and Amherst College (1924-1927). In 1927 he was appointed President of Amherst College. He resigned five years later and returned to teaching classics at Harvard, from 1932 to 1950. Pease died Jan. 7, 1964.

Frederick Tuckerman, M.D. (b. 1857), a native of Greenfield, Mass., was graduated from Boston University in 1878 and Harvard Medical School in 1882. He was Lecturer on Anatomy and Physiology at Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1884-1886. He was the author of numerous scientific articles as well as Amherst Academy: a New England School of the Past, 1814-1861 (1929). He was the son of the poet Frederick Goddard Tuckerman and nephew of Professor Edward Tuckerman.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of 60 letters and postcards, all but one from Arthur Pease to Frederick Tuckerman, dealing chiefly with the natural history and historical background of the White Mountains and the Appalachian Range.

The letters are arranged chronologically.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Pease Letters for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Pease Letters 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.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in Arthur Stanley Pease Letters to Frederick Tuckerman [Box #, Folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library

History of the Collection

Accession Number: 79-056


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
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Language
English.