Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on women authors as a class of persons. Collections of works written by women are entered under the subdivision Women authors following the name of national literature and genre, e.g. American fiction--Women authors. Collections of works in two or more literary forms written about women are entered under Women--Literary collections. Works which discuss the representation of women in literature are entered under Women in literature.
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Call Number: MS 496B
Overview: Correspondence, writings, records of astronomical expeditions, diaries, notebooks and scrapbooks of David Peck Todd, astronomer and teacher at Amherst College from 1881 to 1917. Between 1882 and 1914 Todd conducted nine expeditions to various parts of the world to study solar eclipses. The notes, photographs, drawings and memorabilia of these expeditions make up a significant portion of the papers. He was also a fertile inventor, and plans and drawings for many devices, some related to solving...
Call Number: MS 496C
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, notebooks, diaries, lectures, financial records, scrapbooks, subject files, and memorabilia documenting the personal life and professional career of Mabel Loomis Todd. Correspondence and diaries detail Todd's personal attitudes and feelings toward her family, her relationship with William Austin Dickinson, her travels with her husband, David Peck Todd, and other matters. Legal and financial papers document court battles over her status as editor of Emily...