Edward and Orra Hitchcock

The Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers are available online via Amherst College Digital Collections. As of early 2015, the collection is not yet 100% digitized, but will be by the end of the year.

The Healing Power of Old Doc

Art and Science Meet in Landmark Orra White Hitchcock Exhibition at Mead Art Museum

January 4, 2011
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum

AMHERST, Mass.—Orra White Hitchcock (1796–1863): An Amherst Woman of Art and Science, a special exhibition that brings to light the little-known art of one of the Connecticut River Valley’s earliest female artists, will open on Friday, Jan. 28, at the Mead Art Museum of Amherst College.

Transcript of Hitchcock letters to Silliman

Transcript of Silliman letters to Hitchcock

Museum of Natural History

The college’s Museum of Natural History and its renowned collection of dinosaur tracks were the subject of stories in the Valley Advocate; Education coordinator Steve Sauter spoke of his favorite items and the late Edward Hitchcock was profiled in great detail.

Curious Footprints: New Book by Nancy Pick and Frank Ward about Amherst College’s Dinosaur Tracks and Natural History Collection

June 9, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417