The Past as Present: Selected Thoughts & Essays

Paul T. Ruxin
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Compiled and edited by Gordon M. Pradl ’65 and Samuel B. Ellenport ’65, with an introduction by Henry Clay Folger Professor of English, Emeritus, William H. Pritchard ’53.

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An Amherst Boyhood by Alfred E. Stearns, 1946. $6 (hardcover)

Amherst, Massachusetts, Imprints 1825-1876, Newton Felch McKeon and Katharine Conover Cowles, editors, 1946. $6 (hardcover)

The Amherst Memorial Volume, A Record of the Contribution Made by Amherst College and Amherst Men in the World War, 1914-1918 by Claude Moore Fuess, 1926. $6 (hardcover)

Benjamin Goodall Symon, Jr., His Biography and Letters by Lowell Russell Ditzen, 1963. $6 (hardcover)

Black Women of Amherst College by Mavis C. Campbell, 1999. $20 (hardcover)

Charles Hamilton Houston (1895-1950) by Robert A. Gross. $4 (softcover)

The College on the Hill, Celebrating the 175th Anniversary of Amherst College 1821-1996, Amherst College Archives, 1996. $30 (softcover)

The Coming of Man by John M. Tyler, 1923. $6 (hardcover)

Curious Footprints: Professor Hitchcock's Dinosaur Tracks & Other Natural History Treasures at Amherst College, text by Nancy Pick ’83, photographs by Frank Ward, 2006. $20 (softcover)

The Development of the Art Collection of Amherst College, 1821-1971 by Charles H. Morgan, 1972. $6 (hardcover)

The Development of the Art Collection of Amherst College, 1821-1971 by Charles H. Morgan, 1972. $1.99, Kindle edition, (Click here to download!)

Dionysus: The Tragedy of Nietzsche by Otto Manthey-Zorn, 1956. $6 (hardcover)

Dwight W. Morrow, Memorial Addresses Delivered to Congress, 1932. $6 (hardcover)

Dwight Whitney Morrow: A Sketch in Admiration by Hewitt H. Howland, 1930. $6 (hardcover)

English at Amherst: A History by Theodore Baird, edited and with an introduction by William H. Pritchard, 2005. $25 (hardcover)

Essays in Biblical Interpretation by Henry Preserved Smith, 1921. $6 (hardcover)

The Fabulous Unicorn by Peter Burnett Howe, 1959. $6 (hardcover)

The Freshman Who Hated Socrates: A College President Reflects on Life in the Liberal Arts by Tom Gerety, 2007. $25, hardcover (currently out of stock)

Gender Matters: The First Half-Century of Women Teaching at Amherst, by Elizabeth Aries, Rose Olver and Jane Taubman, 2014. $25 (softcover)

General Education at Amherst, Essays on the Introduction to Liberal Studies Program 1978-1982, Frederick T. Griffiths, Allen Kropf and Kirsten M. Cronin, editors, 1982. $4 (softcover)

A History of the Endowment of Amherst College by Stanley King, 1950. $6 (hardcover),  $4 (softcover)

In Other Words: Amherst in Prose and Verse, Horace W. Hewlett ’36, editor.  $4 (softcover)

John William Ward: An American Idealist, by Kim Townsend, 2014. $30 (hardcover)

Joseph B. Eastman, Servant of the People by Claude Moore Fuess, 1952. $6 (hardcover)

Letters of Elizabeth Stearns Tyler by Elizabeth Stearns Tyler, 1920. $6 (hardcover)

The Life Indeed, A Review, in Terms of Common Thinking, of the Scripture History Issuing in Immortality by John Franklin Genung, 1921. $6 (hardcover)

The Lost Portraits of Thomas Jefferson Painted by Gilbert Stuart by Orland Campbell and Courtney Campbell, 1959. $4 (softcover)

The Miner’s Freedom, A Study of the Working Life in a Changing Industry by Carter Goodrich, 1925. $6 (hardcover)

Mornings at 8:50 by George Frisbie Whicher, 1950. $6 (hardcover)

The New England College in the Age of the University by George E. Peterson, 1964. $6 (hardcover)

Parties and Party Leaders by Anson Daniel Morse, 1923. $6 (hardcover)

Passages of Time, Narratives in the History of Amherst College, edited and with several selections by Douglas C. Wilson ’62. 2007. $25, hardcover, (currently out of stock)

The Passing of the Springfield Republican by John J. Scanlon, 1950. $6 (hardcover)

Piety and Intellect at Amherst College 1865-1912 by Thomas LeDuc, 1946. $6 (hardcover)

The Plimpton Collection of French and Indian War Items by J. C. Long, 1934. $4 (softcover)

Poetry Amherst: A Sesquicentennial Anthology of Poems by Alumni of Amherst College, Richard Aldridge ’52, editor, 1972. $6 (hardcover)

Poetry and Civilization by George Frisbie Whicher, 1955. $6 (hardcover)

Sabrina, Being a Chronicle of the Life of the Goddess of Amherst College by Winthrop H. Smith, Halvor R. Steward and John G. Gibson II, 1921. $6 (hardcover)

The Seed and the Sowers, A Series of Chapel Talks on the History of Amherst College and a Play about Its Founding by F. Curtis Canfield, 1955. $6 (hardcover)

The Shape of the Harp, Translations and Poems, a thesis by G. Jon Roush, 1960. $4 (softcover)

The Spoken Word, Speeches Made During His Presidency by Calvin Hastings Plimpton, 1971. $10 (hardcover)

Stanley King of Amherst by Claude Moore Fuess, 1955. $6 (hardcover)

Teachers of History, Essays in Honor of Laurence Bradford Packard, H. Stuart Hughes, editor, 1954. $6 (hardcover)

Teaching What We Do Essays by Amherst College Faculty, 1991. $15 (hardcover)

Who Am I in this Picture? Amherst College Portraits with Brett Cook and Wendy Ewald, 2009. $25 (softcover)