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Emerson Papers, Ca. 1837-1928
17 archives boxes (8.5 linear ft.)

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.

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Biographical Note

Benjamin Kendall Emerson was born on December 20, 1843, in Nashua, New Hampshire, the son of Benjamin F and Elizabeth (Kendall) Emerson. He prepared for college at Tilton Academy in Vermont. While there he heard of Edward Hitchcock and decided to study Geology under him at Amherst College. He went to Amherst but missed Hitchcock as he retired that year and Emerson heard only two of his lectures.

He graduated from Amherst in 1865 with honors and from there he went to Groton Academy to teach chemistry and zoology. In 1867 he went to Germany to study geology and received his Ph.D from Gottingen in 1870. He returned to Amherst where he stayed as Professor of Geology (later Professor Emeritus) for the remainder of his life. He died in Amherst on April 7, 1932.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

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.


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

There is no restriction on access to the Benjamin Kendall Emerson Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Benjamin Kendall Emerson 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.

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History of the Collection

Processing Information
Processed:Ca. 1976


Additional Information
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Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
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PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

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Contents List
Section 1: Correspondence



B. K. Emerson - Incoming Correspondence



A-B


Box 1: folder 1
C


Box 1: folder 2
D


Box 1: folder 3
E-BF Emerson


Box 1: folder 4
CE Emerson


Box 1: folder 5
"Caro" Emerson - Nellie Emerson


Box 1: folder 6
F-H


Box 1: folder 7
J-L


Box 1: folder 8
M-N


Box 1: folder 9
O-R


Box 1: folder 10
S


Box 1: folder 11
T-Weeden


Box 2: folder 1
Weeks-Z


Box 2: folder 2
Unknown


Box 2: folder 3
B. K. Emerson - Outgoing Correspondence

[Please see also Emerson's Alumni Bio File for photocopies of letters to and from B. K. Emerson; originals at Field Records Library, US Geological Survey, Denver, Colo. - 08/01/00]




A - Annette Emerson (B. K. E.'s first wife) (Second wife was Anna Hawley Seelye Emerson)


Box 2: folder 4
Annette Emerson


Box 2: folder 5
"Ed" Emerson (brother)


Box 2: folder 6
Eliza Kendall Emerson (B. K. E.'s mother)


Box 2: folder 7
Eliza Kendall Emerson - letters as an undergraduate 1861-1865


Box 2: folder 8
Eliza Kendall Emerson - letters while in Germany 1867-1870


Box 2: folder 9
G - Z


Box 2: folder 10
Letters to Eliza Kendall (Emerson):



A - G


Box 2: folder 11
Kendall


Box 2: folder 12
Kittridge - Z, Unknown


Box 2: folder 13
Letters from Eliza Kendall Emerson:



A - Z


Box 3: folder 1
Letters to Benjamin Frothingham Emerson (B. K. E.'s father)



A - Z


Box 3: folder 2
To C Edward Emerson; to Eliza Kendall Emerson


Box 3: folder 3
Letters to Edward Emerson:



Samuel Emerson


Box 3: folder 4
Letters to Anna Seelye Emerson:



Frances Emerson (cousin) about Windsor chair


Box 3: folder 5
Albert Schweitzer


Box 3: folder 6
Henry S Emerson


Box 3: folder 6a
Miscellaneous letters to and from strangers:



Letters


Box 3: folder 7
Correspondence between H James Clark and Robert B Tolles, 1859-1871,concerning the construction and specifications for a petrographic microscope eventually purchased by Emerson for Amherst College


Box 3: folder 7a
Section 2: Genealogy



Letters to B. K. Emerson concerning genealogy



A - G


Box 3: folder 8
H - Z


Box 3: folder 9
Letters to Dr Pauline Emerson Canfield from members of the Emerson family



AJ Emerson -Isaac Emerson


Box 3: folder 10
James Emerson - Z


Box 3: folder 11
Letters from Dr Pauline Emerson Canfield



to B. K. Emerson


Box 3: folder 12
Genealogical material concerning Emersons



Newspaper clippings


Box 3: folder 13
A Criticism of 'The Ipswich Emersons' alias 'The Emersons in America' by PH Emerson (pamphlet)


Box 3: folder 14
The Ipswich Emersons (chart), The Haverhill Emersons (chart)


Box 3: folder 15
A Discourse at the Funeral of Rev Ralph Emerson, DD, May 22, 1863, by Prof Joseph Haven, DD
1863

Box 3: folder 16
2 notebooks of genealogical information


Box 3: folder 17
The Literary World , Boston Newspaper Issue devoted to Ralph Waldo Emerson
1880 May 22

Box 3: folder 18
Ralph Waldo Emerson, His Maternal Ancestors by David Greene Haskins, DD, Boston, Cupples, Upham and Co.
1886

Box 3: folder 19
Notes on John Emerson of Ipswich and others


Box 4: folder 1
Notes on Daniel Emerson and others Also: pictures of Daniel Emerson


Box 4: folder 2
Letters to Edward H Fletcher on Emerson genealogy


Box 4: folder 3
Gallery proofs of a few pages of B. K. Emerson's genealogy


Box 4: folder 4
Tribute to Hollis, NH where Daniel Emerson preached


Box 4: folder 5
Manuscript on Emerson genealogy


Box 4: folder 6
Wills of James, Luke, Thomas, and John Emerson Deed of James Emerson


Box 4: folder 7
Genealogy of John Emerson of Topsfield


Box 4: folder 8
"The Emerson Family", compiled by John M Emerson with additions by B. K. Emerson, Nov 1, 1871
1871

Box 4: folder 9
List of deeds, lists of births - Cambridge


Box 4: folder 10
Genealogical chart


Box 4: folder 11
Genealogy - Fifth generation


Box 4: folder 12
Genealogy - Sixth generation


Box 4: folder 13
Genealogy - Seventh Generation


Box 4: folder 14
James of Mendon


Box 4: folder 15
The Emerson's and their Name


Box 4: folder 16
The Emerson Coats-of-Arms


Box 4: folder 17
An account of Joseph of Mendon written in 1837 by Rev Joseph Emerson
1837

Box 4: folder 18
Genealogical data


Box 4: folder 19
3 miscellaneous letters of genealogical interest


Box 4: folder 20
Miscellaneous information


Box 4: folder 21
Section 3: Miscellaneous



Commencement and other programs
1861-1865

Box 5: folder 1
Eliza Kendall Emerson's account books and diaries


Box 5: folder 2
BF Emerson's inventory of his property with comment by B. K. E.


Box 5: folder 3
Account of train wreck on Lake Shore RR in which B. K. E. was injured


Box 5: folder 4
Programs-Junior Show, Dartmouth College, (CC Edward Emerson)
1869-1870

Box 5: folder 5
"The U P Mirror" B. K. E. editor; "Our Orator" (poem)
1860

Box 5: folder 6
Historical Sketch - first hundred years of Dunstable in Nashua Weekly Telegraph; Nov 1, 1873
1873

Box 5: folder 7
Eliza Kendall Emerson's penmanship book Phrenological analyses of Eliza Kendall (Emerson) and WPF Emerson


Box 5: folder 8
Phrenological analyses of Eliza Kendall (Emerson) and W P F Emerson


Box 5: folder 9
Spiritualist message from Kendall (Emerson?) to his wife Elizabeth


Box 5: folder 10
The Harriman Alaska Expedition - Notes, magazine articles, clippings
1899

Box 5: folder 11
Compositions of B. K. E.
1861

Box 5: folder 12
Essays and compositions of B. K. E. -Amherst College, including Valedictory Oration
1864-1865

Box 5: folder 13
Essays and composition of B. K. E. - Amherst College


Box 5: folder 14
Article on B. K. E. in McPhersons's Genealogical Record, Sept 1895
1895

Box 5: folder 15
Class of 1865 memorabilia


Box 5: folder 16
Class of 1865 memorabilia


Box 5: folder 17
Newspaper clippings - including B. K. E. obituaries


Box 5: folder 18
School catalogs


Box 5: folder 19
Material from student days in Germany
1867-1870

Box 5: folder 20
"Difference in Batholithic Granites According to Depth of Erosion" by B. K. Emerson (from Bull Geol Soc Am v10, 1898)
1898

Box 6: folder 1
Map re stages to Glacial Lake Hitchcock


Box 6: folder 2
Miscellaneous programs


Box 6: folder 3
Geological map of New York, with MS note by B. K. E.
1844

Box 6: folder 4
Railway maps
1892

Box 6: folder 5
US Geological Survey maps of Massachusetts


Box 6: folder 6
Mementoes of International Geological Congress in Russia
1897

Box 6: folder 7
Applications for annuity - US Dept of the Interior


Box 6: folder 8
Certificates (in Latin) announcing B. K. E.'s graduation in Göttingen Germany PhD
1870

Box 6: folder 9
"Expos Pedagogique", by Countess Olga de Rodzianko, written in memory of BKE
1953

Box 6: folder 10
Deeds Emerson family Nashua, NH


Box 6: folder 11
Diary of B. K. E. aged 16
1860

Box 6: folder 12
Davis' Catalogue of Apparatus and Experiments
1838

Box 6: folder 13
The Laws of Civilization, An Address by Rev Roswell D Hitchcock DD
1860

Box 6: folder 14
Catalogue of Tourmaline gems


Box 6: folder 15
Drawings by B. K. E.
1873

Box 6: folder 16
Compositions and diaries
1858

Box 6: folder 17
Account books
1858

Box 6: folder 18
Lecture notes in Philosophy


Box 6: folder 19
Notes on Phrenological diagnosis of B. K. E. by JH Seely


Box 6: folder 20
Materials from trip to Japan;


Box 6: folder 21
Case of gram weights


Box 6: folder 21
Revised typescript, Introduction to Geology of Massachusetts and Rhode Island 2pp


Box 6: folder 22
Draft of monograph on tonalite; some typescript , ms+ revised printed copy, 49 pp plus envelope


Box 6: folder 23
15 photographs and 2 reproductions of photographs of rocks and rock formations; some not labeled and possibly not Emerson's; tracings of fossil tracks


Box 6: folder 24
Section 4: Geological Notebooks

[See Emerson's biographical file for photocopies of index cards that appear to relate to some of these volumes; original cards are located at the Fields Records Library, US Geological Survey, Denver, CO -- June 20, 2000]




Book 1 - Crystalline Rocks - Blandford, Goshen, Chesterfield, Williamsburg, Amherst, Hadley, Pelham


Box 7: folder 1
Book 2 (photocopy) - Connecticut, Western Crystallines, Granby, Meriden Located in Biographical file [Original located at the Fields Records Library, US Geological Survey, Denver, Colo - August 1, 2000]


Box 7: folder 1
Book 3 - Connecticut River Sandstone


Box 7: folder 1
Book 6 - Bernardston


Box 7: folder 2
Book 7 Geological Notes, 1877, No 1, Chesterfield, Worthington, Cummington, Williamsburg, Huntington, West-Hampton
1877

Box 7: folder 2
Book 8 Geological Notes, 1877, No 2 Chesterfield, Worthington, Goshen, Huntington, West Hampton, Williamsburg, Peru
1877

Box 7: folder 3
Book 9 Northampton, Hatfield, Whately, Deerfield
1878

Box 7: folder 3
Book 10 - Northampton, Easthampton, Hatfield, Amherst Post Tertiary
1878-1879

Box 7: folder 3
Book 11 - Pelham, Amherst, Hadley, Belchertown
1880

Box 7: folder 4
Book 12 - Greenfield, Gill, Bernardston, Whately, Deerfield, Post Tertiary
1880

Box 7: folder 4
Book 13 - Erving, Deerfield, Northfield, Bernardston, Sunderland, Montague, Post Tertiary
1880

Box 7: folder 4
Book 14 - South Hadley, Hadley, Shutesbury, Granby, Leverett, Pelham, Amherst, Post Tertiary
1880-1881

Box 7: folder 5
Book 17 - Pelham, Northfield, Gill, Bernardston, Montague, Whately, Leverett, Belchertown, Warwick, Granby, Mostly Crystalline rocks, little Post Tertiary
1882

Box 7: folder 5
Book 19- Bernardston Series, South Vernon, W Northfield, Bernardston
1882

Box 7: folder 6
Book 23 Shutesbury, Granby, South Hadley, Leverett, Amherst, Crystalline


Box 7: folder 6
Book 24 - Granby, South Hadley, Sunderland, Leverett
1885

Box 7: folder 6
Book 25 - Sunderland, Mt Toby


Box 7: folder 6
Book 26 - Chicopee, Holyoke, Longmeadow, W Springfield, Ludlow, Montague, Enfield, Deerfield, South Hadley, Sunderland, Leverett, Springfield, Wilbraham, Greenfield, Gill, Bernardston, Westfield


Box 7: folder 6
Book 28 - Amherst, Leverett, Shutesbury


Box 7: folder 7
Book 29 - Marlboro, Ware, Worcester


Box 7: folder 7
Book 30 - Bernardston, Leyden, Greenfield, Deerfield, Rowe, Shelburne Falls, Heath, Charlemont, Ashfield, Plainfield, Hatfield, Northampton, Westhampton, Williamsburg


Box 7: folder 7
Book 31 - Worcester, Winchendon, Fitchburg


Box 7: folder 8
Book 32 - Pelham, Wilbraham, Prescott, Enfield, Greenwich, Belchertown, New Salem, Shutesbury, Groton, Conn, Palmer, Leverett, Ware, Worcester Co Crystalline, little Post Tertiary
1884

Box 7: folder 8
Book 32 (2) - Webster, Marlboro, Worcester, and Blackstone


Box 7: folder 8
Book 33 - Worcester, Marlboro, Webster, Blackstone, Franklin


Box 7: folder 8
Book 35 - Ware, Brookfield, Palmer, Groton, Fitchburg


Box 7: folder 8
Book 3 - Winchendon


Box 8: folder 1
Book 37 - May 12, 1891


Box 8: folder 1
Book 38 - Berkshire, Sandisfield


Box 8: folder 1
Book 39 - Massachusetts & Rhode Island


Box 8: folder 1
Book 40 - Marlboro, Webster, Westboro, Crafton


Box 8: folder 2
Book 41 - Berkshire, Becket, Sandisfield, Pittsfield


Box 8: folder 2
Book 42 - Winchester, Nitt, Becket


Box 8: folder 2
Book 45 - Barre


Box 8: folder 3
Book 52 - Blackstone


Box 8: folder 3
Book 60 - Belchertown


Box 8: folder 4
Book 61 - Palmer


Box 8: folder 4
Book 62 - Winchendon


Box 8: folder 5
Book 65 - Marlboro


Box 8: folder 5
Book 68 - Groton


Box 8: folder 6
Book 70 - Warwick


Box 8: folder 6
Book 80 - Becket


Box 8: folder 7
Book 81 - Sandisfield


Box 8: folder 7
Book 82 - Northampton


Box 9: folder 1
Book 83 - Greenfield


Box 9: folder 1
Book 84 - Keene


Box 9: folder 2
Book 85 - Peterboro


Box 9: folder 2
Book 87 - Monadnock


Box 9: folder 3
Book 90 - Milford


Box 9: folder 3
Haverhill, Lawrence, Lowell, Framingham, 1908; A Description of Microscopic Sections of Rocks and Minerals , 1878
1878-1908

Box 9: folder 4
Sketch book No 1; loose-leaf field notebook


Box 9: folder 5
Section 5:Miscellaneous Notebooks and Diaries



Cash Account book; Notes on lectures by Professor Snell


Box 9: folder 6
Diary, 1870; language study book - German into French; diary, 1875
1870-1902

Box 9: folder 7
Geological record of receipts and additions to the Amherst College collection, with a history of the collection from 1870
1877-1881

Box 9: folder 8
Geological exchange book


Box 9: folder 9
Diary, 1871 4 miscellaneous notebooks


Box 10: folder 1
3 miscellaneous notebooks


Box 10: folder 2
Section 6: Pamphlets



Pan-American Geologist , Vol XXXVII, No. 1, Feb 1922, "Emerson Geological Loving Cup" by Charles Keyes, p 41; Reprint of same
1922

Box 10: folder 3
Chemical Reviews , Vol 5, No 2, June 1928, "The Helix Chemica"
1928

Box 10: folder 4
Reprinted from Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Vol 54, No 6, Sept 1919 "William Bullock Clark (1860-1917)" (2 copies)
1919

Box 10: folder 5
Reprinted from Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society , Vol LVI, 1917, "Recurrent Tetrahedral Deformations and Intercontinental Torsions" 2 copies
1917

Box 10: folder 6
Reprinted from the American Journal of Science , Vol XLI, "Descriptions of Large Cylinders of Scoriaceous Diabase in the Normal Holyoke Diabase", 3 copies


Box 10: folder 7
Reprinted from the American Journal of Science , Vol XLIII, Sept 1916, Art XXIV, "Mineralogical Notes" (2 copies)
1916

Box 10: folder 8
American Journal of Science , Vol XL, No 236, Aug, 1915 Art XIX, "Northfieldite, Pegmatite, and Pegmatite Schist", p 212 (2 copies)
1915

Box 10: folder 9
Reprinted from Bulletin of the Geological Society of America , Vol 22, pp 681-686, pls 30-1, Dec 7, 1911, Cirques and Rock-Cut Terraces of Mt Toby
1911

Box 10: folder 10
Reprinted from Popular Science Monthly , Dec 1911, "Adamas: or the Symmetries of Isometric Crystals", 3 copies
1911

Box 10: folder 11
Reprinted from Science , NS, Vol XXXIV, No 880, Pp 640-52, Nov 10, 1911, "Concerning a New Arrangement of the Elements on a Helix, and the Relationships which may be Usefully Expressed Thereon"
1911

Box 10: folder 12
Reprinted from the American Chemical Journal , Vol XLV, No2, Feb 1911, "Helix Chemica"
1911

Box 10: folder 13
The Mineral Collector , Vol VII, No 5, July, 1900, "Mortised Rocks of Tyringham, Mass."
1900

Box 10: folder 14
Dept of the Interior, US Geological Survey, Bulletin 597, Geology of Massachusetts and Rhode Island Washington, 1917, 2 copies
1917

Box 10: folder 15
Reprint from Bulletin of the Geological Society of America , Vol 44, pp 317-25, 1933, "Memorial of Benjamin Kendall Emerson" by Frederick B Loomis
1933

Box 10: folder 16
A Sketch of the Life and a Selection of the Writings of Mary Annette Hopkins Emerson , privately printed, 1899
1899

Box 10: folder 17
Bound volume of pamphlets (not boxed):



Die Liasmulde von Markoldendorf bei Einbeck . Inaugural Dissertation, Universitt Gttingen. Berlin, 1870 66 pages
1870

Box NB: folder 1
From Hampshire County (dated 1879 in pencil), Chapter III "Topography-Geological features - Crystalline Rocks - Gneiss - Feldspather Mica Schist - Hornblende Schist - Hydro-Mica Schist - Calciferous Mica Schist - Fibrolite Gneiss and Schist - Eruptive Rocks of the Older Series - Granite Syenite - Mineral Veins -The Trias - Glacial Period - Flood Period - The Connecticut Lake (pp 10-21)
1879

Box NB: folder 2
Appendix III (dated in 1879 pencil), "On the Geology of Frobisher Bay and Field Bay: A description of the Geological Collections Made by CF Hall on His First Voyage, 1860-62"
1879

Box NB: folder 3
Article (source ?) Article XXXII, "On a Great Dyke of Foyaite or Eleolite-syenite, Cutting the Hudson River Shale in Northwestern New Jersey" (pp 376-80)


Box NB: folder 4
AAAS XXIII, Art XLI - "On the Dykes of Micaceous Diabase Penetrating the Bed of Zinc Ore at Franklin Furnace, Sussex County, New Jersey" (pp 376-80)


Box NB: folder 5
Brief notices of papers read before the Geological Section of the American Association Pp 319-24 of "Geology and Natural History" (?) BKE on "Holyoke Trap Range" and "Bernardston Devonian, in the Connecticut Valley"


Box NB: folder 6
Paper on B. K. E. in Bulletin of the Geological Society , Vol I, 1890: "Porphyritic and Gneisold Granites (pp 559-61)
1890

Box NB: folder 7
American Journal of Science , Vol XL, October 1890: "Art XXV: A Description of the 'Bernardston Series' of Metamorphic Upper Devonian Rocks" (pp 263-275)
1890

Box NB: folder 8
American Journal of Science , Vol XL, Nov 1890: "A Description of the 'Bernardston Series' of Metamorphic Upper Devonian Rocks" (pp 362-374)
1890

Box NB: folder 9
American Journal of Science , Vol XXIV, Nov 1882: "The Deerfield Dyke and Its Mineral" (pp 195-202)
1882

Box NB: folder 10
American Journal of Science , Vol XXIV, Oct 1882: "Art XXX - "The Deerfield Dyke and Its Minerals" (pp 270-278)
1882

Box NB: folder 11
American Journal of Science , Vol XXIV, Nov 1882: "Art XXXIX - "The Deerfield Dyke and Its Mineral" (pp 349-359) (This article serves as a conclusion of the previous article)
1882

Box NB: folder 12
Bulletin of the Geological Society of America , Vol 7, 1895: "Geology of Old Hampshire County, in Massachusetts Abstracts on the 'The Scystalline Rocks', 'The Trias' and 'The Quaternary Deposits' (pp 5-6)
1895

Box NB: folder 13
Science , Nov 13, 1896: BKE with others in "Honors to James Hall of Buffalo" (pp 697-717)
1896

Box NB: folder 14
Science , Nov 13, 1896: BKE with others in "Honors to James Hall of Buffalo" (pp 697-717) Vol XLV, 1896)
1896

Box NB: folder 15
Bulletin of the United States Department of the Interior , Geological Survey No 126, 1895: "A Mineralogical Lexicon of Franklin, Hampshire and Hamden Counties, Massachusetts (180 pp)
1895

Box NB: folder 16
The Outlook , Vol 57, No 11, Nov 13, 1897: "Personal Impressions of Fridtjof Nensen" (pp 658-61)
1897

Box NB: folder 17
Bulletin of the Geological Society of Americ a, Vol 10, 1898: "Difference in Batholithic Granites According to Depth of Erosion" (abstract, 1pg)
1898

Box NB: folder 18
Bulletin of the United States Department of the Interior , Geological Survey" No 159, 1899: "The Geology of Eastern Berkshire County, Massachusetts" (139 pp)
1899

Box NB: folder 19
American Journal of Science , Vol X, July 1900: "Carboniferous Boulders from India" (pp 57-8) Also includes brief paragraph on "New Bivalve from the Connecticut River Trials"
1900

Box NB: folder 20
Bulletin of the Geological Society of America , Vol 11, March 1900: Annual address by President (BKE) at meeting Dec 27, 1899 (pp 61-96) - "Tetrahedral Earth and the Zone of the Continental Seas"
1900

Box NB: folder 21
The American Geologist , Vol XXVI, Nov 1900: "Some Curious Matters Illustrative of Geological Phenomena" (pp 312-315)
1900

Box NB: folder 22
Bulletin of the Geological Society of America , Vol2, April 1891: "On the Triassic of Massachusetts" (pp 451-456)
1891

Box NB: folder 23
The American Journal of Science , Vol XLIII, Feb 1892: "Proofs that the Holyoke and Deerfield Trap Sheets are Contemporaneous Flows and Not Later Intrusions" (pp 146-148)
1892

Box NB: folder 24
The American Journal of Science , Vol XIV, Sept 1902: "Art XXVIII - Note on Corundum and a Graphitic Essonite from Berkamsted, Connecticut" (pp 234-237)
1902

Box NB: folder 25
The Journal of Geology , Vol X, No 5, July - August 1902: "Holyokeite, a Purely Feldspathic Diabase from the Trias of Massachusetts" (pp 508-512)
1902

Box NB: folder 26
The American Geologist , Vol XXX, August 1902: "Two Cases of Metamorphosis Without Crushing" (pp 73-76)
1902

Box NB: folder 27
Extract for the Twelfth Annual Report of the State geologist for 1892, printed by James B Lyon in Albany 1893: "Notes upon Two Boulders of a Very Basic Eruptive Rock from the West Shore of Canandaigua Lake; and their Contact Phenomena upon the Trenton Limestone" (7 pp)
1892

Box NB: folder 28
Bulletin of the Geological Society of America , Vol 8, Feb 1897: "Diabase Pitchstone and Mud Enclosures of the Triassic Trap of New England" (pp 59-86, pls 3-9)
1897

Box NB: folder 29
From Vol IV of "Alaska" - The Results of the Harriman Alaska Expedition: "General Geology - Notes on the Stratigraphy and Igneous Rocks" (56 pp)


Box NB: folder 30
The American Journal of Science , Vol XVII, May 1904: "On Stegomus Longipes, A New Reptile from the Triassic Sandstones of the Connecticut Valley" (with FB Loomis - pp372-382 pls plate)
1904

Box NB: folder 31
Bulletin of the Geological Society of America , Vol 16, pp 91-130, plates 24-32: "Plumose Diabase and Palagonite from "The Holyoke Trap Sheet"
1905 March

Box NB: folder 32
Galley of Science article, stamped "Revised Proof New era Printing Nov. 8, 1905: "Structural and Field Geology for Students in Pure and Applied Science; by James Geikie and others. (book review by BKE)
1905

Box NB: folder 33
American Geologist , Feb 1905: "Notes on Some Rocks and Minerals form North Greenland and Frobisher Bay" (pp 94-104, Vol XXXV)
1905

Box NB: folder 34
Bulletin of the United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey " No 311, 1907: "The Green Schists and Associated Granites and Porphyries of Rhode Island" (71 pp done with Joseph H Perry)
1907

Box NB: folder 35
Letter to the editor of Science , November 21, 1907
1907

Box NB: folder 36
Popular Science Monthly , Dec 1909: "Medieval Creation Myths" (pp 610-613)
1909

Box NB: folder 37
Single 17 x 20" sheet on "Outlines of Geology of the Green Mountain Region in Massachusetts"


Box NB: folder 38
Single 17 x 20" sheet entitled "The Hawley Sheet - Descriptive Text" (possibly page 2 of previous item)


Box NB: folder 39
Section 7:Manuscript and Scientific Papers



Mostly notes and manuscripts of Helix Chemica and Geology of Massachusetts and Rhode Island


Box 11-17

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