Botanist, arborist, and Professor of Botany at the University of Massachusetts Amherst when it was known as Massachusetts Agricultural College. Includes notes on experiments in botany; drawings depicting original apparatus; typed and handwritten reports; clippings and reprints; lecture notes; correspondence; students' papers and an herbarium; typed and handwritten autobiographical notes, including reflections on Massachusetts Agricultural College and comments on Emily Dickinson (1830-1886); genealogies; memorabilia; photographs; scrapbooks of printed botanical illustrations; notes, clippings, and correspondence on psychic phenomena; and materials reflecting administrative and official duties.
The collection is open for research.
Background on George Edward Stone
The papers of George Edward Stone document his activities as Professor of Botany and Head of the Botany Department at the Massachusetts Agricultural College, his work as a professional botanist and arborist, and his personal interests. Papers include correspondence, lecture notes, reports, notes on experiments, drawings depicting original apparatus, scrapbooks of printed botanical illustrations, students' papers, genealogies, memorabilia, and photographs, together with autobiographical notes, including reflections on Massachusetts Agricultural College and on Emily Dickinson, and correspondence, notes and clippings on psychic phenomena.
This collection is organized into six series:
Processed by Charlotte Truesdale, 1975.
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Cite as: George Edward Stone Papers (RG 40/11 Stone). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.