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1) Henry Steele Commager Papers, 1920-1998 (bulk 1945-1985)
Location: Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Abstract: Papers documenting the professional life and career of Henry Steele Commager, 20th century historian, public intellectual, and engaged citizen. They include the extensive letters received from historians, congressmen, educators, journalists, jurists, publishers, as well as former students, and the general public. Commager's writings and public appearances reflect his active professional life as well as his influence within the profession. The papers document a wide variety of issues of 20th century American society, including the interventionist role in Europe; civil liberties; academic freedom; the loyalty oath; nationalism; the American military in Vietnam; the expansion of executive power; changing views of foreign policy; and the purpose and role of education in society.
2) Raymond T. Drew (AC 1949) Papers, 1943-1982 (bulk 1943-1972)
Location: Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Abstract: The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Drew to his family in Greenfield, Massachusetts, while serving as a radio operator in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, 1943-1946, which were transcribed and printed by his cousin Conrad Totman; and poetry manuscripts, ca. 1946-1975. Included in the poetry are two copies of his book Goat Songs (1970), and letters to Drew about the book; correspondents include James Merrill. The collection also includes photographs of Drew, snapshots taken during World War II, miscellaneous correspondence and sketches.
3) Dwight W. Morrow Papers, 1877-1978 (bulk 1900-1931)Finding Aid MA.00028
Location: Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Abstract: The Dwight W. Morrow collection includes: extensive correspondence; memoranda and reports; subject files; meeting minutes; speech transcripts and printed articles; scrapbooks; clippings files; family financial records; photographs; and some artifacts. The material dates from 1877 to 1954, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1900 to 1931. The papers document the professional, public service, and personal activities of Dwight W. Morrow (1873-1931). They reflect Morrow's multiple roles and commitments as lawyer, international financier, statesman, public servant, alumnus, board member, and family man. The papers' fullest coverage is of Morrow's work as a partner at J.P. Morgan & Co. (1914-27) and as ambassador to Mexico (1927-30).
4) Dwight W. Morrow Papers Microfilm, 1877-1933 (bulk 1900-1931)
Location: Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Abstract: The microfilmed papers document the professional, public service, and personal activities of Dwight W. Morrow (1873-1931). They reflect Morrow's multiple roles and commitments as lawyer, international financier, statesman, public servant, alumnus, and board member. The 167 rolls of filmed papers include: extensive correspondence; memoranda and reports; subject files; meeting minutes; speech transcripts and printed articles; scrapbooks; clippings files. The material dates from 1877 to 1933, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1900 to 1931. The microfilmed papers' fullest coverage is of Morrow's work as a partner at J.P. Morgan & Co. (1914-27) and as ambassador to Mexico (1927-30).
5) Joseph Moncure March (AC 1920) Papers, 1896-1999 (bulk 1917-1977)
Location: Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Abstract: Poet, essayist and Hollywood screenwriter who is best known for his long narrative poems The Wild Party and The Set-Up. Collection includes literary manuscripts, film-scripts, personal and professional correspondence, and other material (including motion pictures, recordings and works of art).
6) Amherst College Photographer Negatives, 1960-2005 (bulk 1962-2005)
Location: Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Abstract: Primarily 35 mm black and white negatives documenting Amherst College events, people and places taken by the College Photographer for the Office of Public Affairs, ca. 1962-2005.
7) Samuel French Company Theater Collection MA.01009
Location: Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Abstract: The Samuel French Company Theater Collection is more than four hundred and fifty linear feet of material including thousands of plays and publications, photographs, costume design illustrations, theatrical ephemera, and documentation of the Samuel French Corporation’s business transactions dating back to the mid 1800s.
8) Hampshire College Communications Office Records, 1965-2008
Location: Hampshire College Archives and Special Collections
Abstract: Publications, clippings, press releases, memos, correspondence, reports, fact sheets, photographs, and audiovisual recordings created or acquired by the Communications Office at Hampshire College.
9) George Wesley Bellows Papers, 1899-1962 (bulk 1905-1929)Finding Aid MA.00117
Location: Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Abstract: Correspondence, manuscripts, legal documents, certificates, contracts, awards, medals, exhibition brochures, newspaper clippings, magazines, photographs, printed materials, and 3 scrapbooks relating to George Bellows and his family. Much of the collection consists of correspondence, this includes letters between George Bellows and Emma Story Bellows and others. The bulk of the manuscripts and printed materials relate to Bellow's work, and include speeches, articles, and biographies. There is also a large section of photographs both personal and of his paintings.
10) Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers, ca. 1811-1864Finding Aid MA.00027
Location: Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
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 geologist is well documented in the papers. Orra White Hitchcock is less thoroughly represented. The collection contains the diaries she kept when she accompanied her husband on their European trips, along with her ad hoc sketches.
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