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Formal title:
James Pickwell Adams papers
Extent:
19.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1920-1969 (bulk 1931-1945)
Abstract:
The James Pickwell Adams papers consist of office files, speeches, materials related to the reorgainzation of Brown University (1926-1940), and materials related to the Gold Standard Project (1933-1935). The files are dated from 1920 to 1969. Most of the material was compiled between 1931 and 1945, during Adams' tenure as Vice President of Brown University.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1CA.A1
Formal title:
Raymond Clare Archibald papers
Extent:
1.0 linear foot
Date range:
1911-1958
Abstract:
The Raymond C. Archibald papers, covering the years 1911 to 1955, contain about 1800 items of correspondence, notes on research, and some manuscripts of articles and reviews. Reflected are Professor Archibald's concerns for the development of a comprehensive mathematical library at Brown University, his efforts on behalf of the Mary Mellish Archibald memorial Library at Mount Allison College, and his work as editor of
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.79.18
Formal title:
Samuel T. Arnold papers
Extent:
59.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1936-1957 (bulk 1945-1957)
Abstract:
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1CA.A2
Formal title:
Mary Anne Atwood papers
Extent:
2 linear feet
Date range:
1882-1910
Abstract:
The Mary Anne Atwood Papers contains letters and manuscripts for the period 1882-1910. Most of the letters in the collection are written from M.A. Atwood to Mme. Isabelle de Steiger. The collection also includes other letters written and received by Atwood, manuscript drafts and notes. According to the admirers of Mary Anne Atwood, "Mrs. Atwood was truly an adept [of the metaphysical tradition]. The last one." "The Atwood material is very important for the study of a vanished Britain, when Neo-Platonism and High Ideas influenced the nation. But, as Mrs. Atwood says, they went in for power and threw their spiritual heritage out the window."
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Atwood
Formal title:
Baccalaureate addresses
Extent:
0.5 linear foot
Date range:
1915-1988
Abstract:
The Baccalaureate addresses are a selection of addresses delivered to Brown University seniors upon their graduation, between 1915 and 1988.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS-1MS-B1
Formal title:
Thomas F. Banchoff papers
Extent:
23.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1935-2012 (bulk 1963-1997)
Abstract:
The Thomas F. Banchoff papers (1935-2012, bulk 1963-1997) contain administrative, research, and teaching materials relating to Professor Banchoff's tenure as a professor of mathematics at Brown University. Included are correspondence, lecture and research notes, manuscripts, course syllabi and exams, and records of various faculty and university committees of which he was a member. The papers also include records from Professor Banchoff's term as acting Dean of Student Affairs at Brown (1971-1972) that reflect the racial and political campus issues of the time.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1UF.2015.003
Formal title:
Thomas Banchoff collection of materials relating to Edwin Abbott Abbott
Extent:
0.25 linear feet
Date range:
1865-2001 (bulk 1865-1927)
Abstract:
The collection is comprised primarily of photographs of Edwin Abbott Abbott, his family and associates as well as correspondence between them. It also includes some newspaper clippings and one notebook belonging to Edwin Abbott Abbott.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2011.016
Formal title:
Thomas Banchoff papers on the fourth dimension
Extent:
13.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1843-2013 (bulk 1970-2007)
Abstract:
The Thomas Banchoff papers on the fourth dimension (1843-2013) contain his research and writing on the mathematical and philosophical theories of the fourth dimension, its visualization, and historical conceptions of it. Included are correspondence, conference proceedings, articles, manuscripts, clippings, CD's, and DVDs. The material covers mathematical, artistic, religious, and philosophical concepts of hyperspace and the higher dimensions from the mid-nineteeth century to the present, along with Banchoff's research on Edwin Abbott Abbott and his nineteenth-century novella,
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2015.001
Formal title:
Clarence A. Barbour papers
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1923-1937
Abstract:
The Clarence A. Barbour papers contain many letters relating to Barbour’s nomination as President of Brown University and his nine-month trip to Asia in 1931 and 1932. Also included are letters and poems written by Florence Newell Barbour about her experiences in Asia with her husband.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.1C.10
Formal title:
George W. Benedict papers
Extent:
1.0 linear foot
Date range:
circa 1893-1917
Abstract:
The George W. Benedict papers document Professor Benedict's academic career including his teaching at Brown University. Materials include writings, lecture notes, essays, examinations, and research notes, as well as a series of letters of recommendation written in support of Benedict.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1UF.B1

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