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William Seymour Tyler letter to William Augustus Stearns, 1874 June 29

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Title:
William Seymour Tyler letter to William Augustus Stearns, 1874 June 29
Description:
Professor W.S. Tyler letter to Amherst College President William A. Stearns in which Tyler writes regarding honorary degrees. Tyler specifically discusses Rodolphus B. Hubbard, a former Amherst College student, George Washburn, acting president of Robert College, and Henry A. Homes, New York State Librarian, as suggestions for honorary degrees of A.B. (Bachelor of Arts), Doctor of Divinity, and L.L.D. (Doctor of Laws) respectively. Tyler states that he is enclosing letters from Dr. Bliss and Dr. Clark suggesting Washburn for an honorary degree and that Professor H.B. Hackett makes the suggestion of Homes for an honorary degree. The enclosed letters Tyler mentions no longer accompany this item.
Creator:
Tyler, W. S. (William Seymour), 1810-1897
Recipient:
Stearns, William A. (William Augustus), 1805-1876
Date:
June 29, 1874
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 6 Folder 9 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Amherst College Early History Collection
Subjects:
Correspondence
Degrees, Academic
History
Amherst College
Tyler, W. S. (William Seymour), 1810-1897
Stearns, William A. (William Augustus), 1805-1876
Hubbard, Rodolphus Baker, 1803-1875
Washburn, George, 1833-1915
Homes, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1812-1887
Places:
MassachusettsHampshire (county)Amherst
Extent:
1 item (4 pages) ; 21 x 14 cm
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Terms of Use:
No Copyright - United States
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Place of origin:
Amherst (Mass.)
Language:
English