Amherst College Faculty, 1905

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The following is a list of faculty members of the Amherst College (Amherst Massachusetts) as they appeared in the 1905 "AMHERST OLIO"

  • George Harris
    President: Born East Machias, Maine. B.A., Amherst, 66; D.D., Amherst, 83; D.D., Harvard, 99; LL.D., Dartmouth, 99; D.D., Yale, 01.

  • Edward Payson Crowell
    Professor of Latin and Literature: Born in Essex MA, September 7, 1830. B.A., Amherst, 53; M.A., Amherst, 56; D.D., Williams, 82.

  • Edward Hitchcock
    Professor of Hygiene and Physical Education: Born at Amherst, MA, May 23. 1828. B.A., Amherst, 49; M.A., Amherst, 52; M.D., Harvard. 53; LL. D., Amherst, 99.

  • William Cole Esty
    Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy: Born Westmoreland, N.H. April 8, 1838. B.A., Amherst, 60; LL. D., Amherst, 91.

  • Elijah Paddock Harris
    Professor of Chemistry: Born in Le Roy, NY, April 3, 1832. B.A., Amherst, 55; Ph.D., University of Goettingen, 59; LL.D., Victoria College, Toronto, 90.

  • Benjamin Kendall Emerson
    Professor of Mineralogy and Geology: Born at Nashua, NH, December 20, 1843. B.A., Amherst, 65; Ph.D., University of Goettingen, 67.

  • Rev. Herman Humphrey Neill
    Professor of English Literature: Born in Hatfield, MA, August 28, 1824. B.A., Amherst, 66; M.A., Amherst, 69.

  • Anson Daniel Morse
    Professor of History: Born at Cambridge, VT, 1846. B.A., Amherst, 71; M.A., Amherst, 74; LL.D., Union, 95.

  • Henry Bullard Richardson
    Professor of German Language and Literature: Born in Franklin, MA, May 21, 1844. B.A., Amherst, 69, M.A., Amherst, 72.

  • John Mason Tyler
    Professor of Biology: Born at Amherst, MA, May 18, 1851. B.A., Amherst, 73; Ph.D., Colgate, 88.

  • Charles Edward Garman
    Professor of Mental and Moral Philosophy: Born at Limington ME, December 18, 1850. B.A., Amherst, 72; M.A., Amherst, 80; B.D., Yale Theological Seminary, 79; D.D., Amherst, 96.

  • David Todd
    Professor of Astronomy, Director of the Observatory and Secretary of the Faculty: Born at Lake Ridge, NY, March 19, 1855. B.A., Amherst, 75; M.A., Amherst, 78; Ph.D., Washington and Jefferson, 87.

  • John Franklin Genung
    Professor of Rhetoric: Born in Tioga County, NY, January 21, 1850. B.A. Union, 70; M.A., and Ph.D., Leipsic, 81.

  • Willard Lyman Cowles
    Professor of Latin: Born at Belchertown, MA, April 11, 1856. B.A., Amherst, 78; M.A, Amherst, 81.

  • Arthur Lalanne Kimball
    Professor of Physics: Born at Succasunna, NJ, in 1856. B.A., Princeton, 81; M.A., Princeton, 84; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins, 84.

  • George Daniels Olds
    Professor of Mathematics: Born at Middleport, NY, 1853. B.A., University of Rochester, 73; M.A., University of Rochester, 76.

  • Rev. Edward Augustus Grosvenor
    Professor of Modern Government and International Law: Born at Newburyport, MA, August 30, 1845. B.A., Amherst, 67; M.A., Amherst, 71; LL.D., Wabash. 03.

  • Rev. Henry Preserved Smith
    Professor of Biblical History and Interpretation, and Associate Pastor of the College Church: Born in Troy, Ohio, October 23, 1847. B.A., Amherst, 69; D.D., Maryville, 82; Amherst, 85; College of New Jersey, 87.

  • Harry de Forrest Smith
    Professor of Greek: Born at Gardiner, ME, 1869. B.A., Bowdoin, 91; M.A., Bowdoin, 94; Harvard, 96.

  • Levi Harry Elwell
    Associate Professor of Greek and Instructor in Sanskrit: Born at Northampton, MA, March 22, 1854. B.A., Amherst, 75; M.A., Amherst, 78.

  • Arthur John Hopkins
    Associate Professor of Chemistry: Born in Bridgewater, MA, 1864. B.A., Amherst, 85; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins, 93.

  • Joseph Osgood Thompson
    Associate Professor of Physics: Born at Weymouth, MA. B.A., Amherst, 84; Ph.D., University of Strassburg, 91.

  • James Walter Crook
    Associate Professor of Political Economy: Born in Ontario, Canada, December 21, 1859. B.A., Oberlin, 91; Ph.D., Columbia, 98

  • Paul Chrysostom Phillips
    Associate Professor of Hygiene and Physical Education: Born at Ayer Junction, MA, 1865. B.A., Amherst, 88; M.D., College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY, 95

  • George Bosworth Churchill
    Associate Professor of English Literature: Born at Worcester MA, October 21, 1866. B.A., Amherst, 89; M.A., Amherst, 92; Ph.D., Berlin University, 97.

  • William Pingry Bigelow
    Associate Professor of German and Music: Born in Amherst, MA, March 29, 1867. B.A., Amherst,89; M.A., Amherst, 98

  • William Albert Nitze
    Associate Professor of Romance Languages: Born in Baltimore, MD, March 20, 1876. B.A., Johns Hopkins, 94; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins, 99

  • Richard Francis Nelligan
    Instructor of Gymnastics and Athletics: Born in Cambridge, MA, 1861. Boston Normal School, 86.

  • Herbert Percival Galllinger
    Instructor in History: Born in Ontario, Canada, 1869. B.A., Amherst, 93; Ph.D., Leipsic, 98.

  • Frederick Brewster Loomis
    Instructor in Biology: Born at Brooklyn, NY, November 22, 1873. B.A., Amherst, 96; Ph.D., University of Munich, 99

  • Arthur Henry Baxter
    Instructor in Romance Languages: Born in Florence, Italy, December 12, 1871. A.B. Johns Hopkins, 94; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins, 98.

  • Ernest Hatch Wilkins
    Instructor in Latin and Romance Languages: Born at Newton Center, MA, September 14, 1880. B.A., Amherst, 01; M.A., Amherst, 03.

  • William Jesse Newlin
    Instructor in Mathematics: Born at Port Carbon, PA, August 28, 1878. B.A., Amherst, 99; M.A., Amherst, 03; B.S., M.E., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 01.

  • Robert M. Chapin
    Instructor in Chemistry: Born at North Weymouth, MA, 1877. B.A., Amherst, 97.

  • John Corsa
    Instructor in Public Speaking: Born at Milford, DE, 1874. B.A., Amherst, 99.

  • John Erskine
    Instructor in English: Born in New York City. B.A., Columbia 00; Ph.D., Columbia, 03

  • Curtis Howe Walker
    Instructor in History: Born at Orange, CT, 1877. B.A., Yale, 99.

  • William Isaac Fletcher
    Otis Librarian: Born in Burlington VT, 1844. M.A., (Honorary), Amherst, 94.

  • Arthur Henry Pierce
    Professor of Psychology in Smith College, Acting Professor of Philosophy in Amherst College: Born at Westbury, MA, 1867. B.A., Amherst, 88; Ph.D., Harvard, 99.

  • Frank Otis Reed
    Rufus B. Kellogg University Fellow: Born, Orange, MA, 1876. B.A., Amherst, 99.