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James Stacy Coles Papers M038

Title:
James Stacy Coles papers
Creator:
Coles, James Stacy, 1913
ID:
M038
Date [inclusive]:
1903-1996, undated
Extent:
11.0 linear feet
Language:
English
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
Personal, business, and Brown University and Bowdoin College correspondence of James Stacy Coles; speeches, lecture note, and writings.
Preferred Citation:

James Stacy Coles Papers, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine.

James Stacy Coles was president of Bowdoin College from 1952 to 1967. He was born in Mansfield, Pennsylvania, on June 3, 1913, to Edwin Stacy Coles, publisher of the local newspaper, and Emavieve Rose Coles. Coles earned degrees from Mansfield State Teachers College (1934) and Columbia University (1936; with advanced degrees in 1939 and 1941). After earning his Ph.D. from Columbia, Coles became Instructor of Chemistry at College of the City of New York (1936-1941); Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Middlebury College (1941-1943); and Research Supervisor at Underwater Explosives Laboratory, Oceanographic Institute, in Woods Hole, Massachusetts (1943-1946). In 1946 he took a position as Assistant, then Associate Professor of Chemistry, and Acting Dean at Brown University. He held this post until 1952, when he became the president of Bowdoin College.

Under Coles's leadership, the College's science department modernized, programs for gifted students and low-income students were implemented, and an independent studies program began. Coles's presidency also witnessed a major building program, which included construction of Coles Tower, Wentworth Hall and Chamberlain Hall (1964).

Coles was chairman of the Maine Higher Education Advisory Committee (1965-1967), which helped establish the University of Maine System. He also co-authored Physical Principles of Chemistry (1964) with R.H. Cole. In 1967, Coles resigned the presidency of Bowdoin to become president of The Research Corporation in New York City. He retired from The Research Corporation in 1982, but remained as chairman of its executive committee until 1984.

Coles was married in 1938 to Martha Reed and they had three children; Ann Stacy Coles, James Reed Coles, and Christopher Coles. After that marriage ended in 1980, Coles was married in 1981 to Cecily Cannan Selby. James Stacy Coles died in Falmouth, Massachusetts, on June 13, 1996.

Personal, business, and Brown University and Bowdoin College correspondence of James Stacy Coles, as well as speeches given by Coles, chiefly while president of Bowdoin College. Lecture notes, mainly for Bowdoin classes, research materials, and writings, both manuscript and published, are included. The bulk of the Writings series concerns Physical Principles of Chemistry. There are meeting minutes, reports, and other materials pertaining to Coles' affiliation with the Research Corporation and professional organizations. Biographical information for Coles and his family, and photographs of Coles and his family are included. For related materials, see the James Stacy Coles Administrative Records.

Series Description:

Letters to and from James Stacy Coles at Brown University and Bowdoin College, as well as personal correspondence.

Arrangement:

Alphabetically and chronologically. Note that Brown University correspondence is organized alphabetically, while other correspondence is organized chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

American Chemical Society

Box 1 Folder 1

A correspondence

Box 1 Folder 2

B correspondence

Box 1 Folder 3

C correspondence

Box 1 Folder 4

D correspondence

Box 1 Folder 5

DuPont correspondence

Box 1 Folder 6

E correspondence

Box 1 Folder 7

F correspondence

Box 1 Folder 8

G correspondence

Box 1 Folder 9

H correspondence

Box 1 Folder 10

K correspondence

Box 1 Folder 11

L correspondence

Box 1 Folder 12

M correspondence

Box 1 Folder 13

Mc correspondence

Box 1 Folder 14

McGraw Hill Book Company

Box 1 Folder 15

N correspondence

Box 1 Folder 16

New England Association of Chemistry Teachers (NEACT) correspondence

Box 1 Folder 17

O correspondence

Box 1 Folder 18

Picatinny Arsenal

Box 1 Folder 19

New York Academy of Sciences

Box 1 Folder 20

P correspondence

Box 1 Folder 21

American Physical Society

Box 1 Folder 22

R correspondence

Box 1 Folder 23

S correspondence

Box 1 Folder 24

T correspondence

Box 1 Folder 25

U correspondence

Box 1 Folder 26

V correspondence

Box 1 Folder 27

W correspondence

Box 1 Folder 28

Y correspondence

Box 1 Folder 29

Z correspondence

Box 1 Folder 30

Miscellaneous Brown University correspondence

Box 1 Folder 31

1937, 1943

Box 1 Folder 32

1945-1948

Box 1 Folder 33

1952-1955

Box 1 Folder 34

1956-1958

Box 1 Folder 35

1959-1962

Box 1 Folder 36

1963-1966

Box 1 Folder 37

1967

Box 1 Folder 38-40

1968

Box 1 Folder 41

1969

Box 1 Folder 42

1970

Box 1 Folder 43

1971

Box 1 Folder 44

1972

Box 1 Folder 45-46

1973

Box 1 Folder 47

1974

Box 1 Folder 48

1975

Box 2 Folder 1-2

1975-1982 re: Woods Hole, Falmouth, Tioga County

Box 2 Folder 3

1976

Box 2 Folder 4

1977

Box 2 Folder 5-6

1978

Box 2 Folder 7-8

1979

Box 2 Folder 9-10

1980

Box 2 Folder 11-12

1981

Box 2 Folder 13-14

1982

Box 2 Folder 15

1983

Box 2 Folder 16

1984

Box 2 Folder 17

1985

Box 2 Folder 18

1986

Box 2 Folder 19

1987-1992

Box 2 Folder 20

1993

Box 2 Folder 21

1994-1996

Box 2 Folder 22

Undated

Box 2 Folder 23

Series Description:

The bulk of the speeches in this series were made by James Stacy Coles as president of Bowdoin College. Bowdoin speeches include his introduction of Martin Luther King, Jr. on May 6, 1964, weekly Chapel Talks, addresses at College events such as convocation, and addresses to alumni clubs. Speeches from Coles' tenure as president of the The Research Corporation include talks in India, Argentina, and Sweden.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

1952 Sep 2, Bowdoin College 150th anniversary address

Box 2 Folder 24

1952 Oct 13, Inaugural address

Box 2 Folder 24

1953 Jul 26, "The Humility of Scholarship"

Box 2 Folder 24

1953 Nov 20, "A Grey and Melancholy Waste?"

Box 2 Folder 25

1954 Jan 30, "Ethical Values in Today's College"

Box 2 Folder 26

1956 May 6, "Do You Use Your Talent?"

Box 2 Folder 27

1956 Sep 19, "Who Reads and Reads"

Box 2 Folder 27

1956 Oct. 8, "The Crucial Shortage is Not Science!"

Box 2 Folder 28

1956 Oct 23, "The Bowdoin Egghead"

Box 2 Folder 28

1956 Nov 26, Chapel Talk

Box 2 Folder 29

1957 Jan 3, "The Student's Responsibility"

Box 2 Folder 29

1957 Jan 6, "Christian Courage"

Box 2 Folder 30

1957 Mar 5, "The Student Bowdoin Seeks"

Box 2 Folder 30

1957 Apr 12, "Bowdoin College, the Government and the Future"

Box 2 Folder 31

1957 Spring, Chapel Talk

Box 2 Folder 32

1958 Jan 5, "College Students and our National Mores"

Box 2 Folder 33

1958 Jan 14, "College Finances"

Box 2 Folder 34

1958 Feb 24, "Levels of Responsibility"

Box 2 Folder 34

1958 Mar 11, "Orientation Program"

Box 2 Folder 35

1958 Mar 13-14, Speech to Washington and Pittsburgh alumni (incomplete)

Box 2 Folder 36

1958 May 12, "Intelligence Sabotaged by Secrecy"

Box 2 Folder 36

1958 Jun 9, "Empty Joys or Full?"

Box 3 Folder 1

1958 Aug 16, Remarks for closing conference luncheon

Box 3 Folder 1

1959 Feb 18, "The George Lincoln Skolfield Jr. Professorship"

Box 3 Folder 2

1959 Mar 5, "The Economy of Higher Education"

Box 3 Folder 2

1959 Mar 26, "The Economy of Higher Education"

Box 3 Folder 3

1959 May 20, "Senior's Last Chapel"

Box 3 Folder 3

1959 Aug 5, "Education in an Advancing Complexity"

Box 3 Folder 4

1959 Nov 24, "Moral Fiber or Loose Shreds?"

Box 3 Folder 5

1960 Jan 22, "Empty Joys or Full?"

Box 3 Folder 5

1960 Jan 22, Address before the Bowdoin Club of New York City and vicinity

Box 3 Folder 6

1960 Jan/Feb, "Plant"

Box 3 Folder 7

1960 Mar 5, "Undergraduate Education in the Sciences in Liberal Arts Institutions"

Box 3 Folder 8

1960 Apr 8, Address for the Development luncheon

Box 3 Folder 9

1960 May 23, "Bowdoin College and the Maine Public Schools"

Box 3 Folder 9

1960 Jun 5, "Uncommon Men in Lonely Paths"

Box 3 Folder 10

1960 Jun 21, "ALA Standards for College Libraries"

Box 3 Folder 10

1960 Sep 16, "Greetings to the Men of 1964"

Box 3 Folder 11

1960 Sep 21, "Your Year at Bowdoin"

Box 3 Folder 11

1960 Oct 15, Parent's Day address

Box 3 Folder 12

1960 Nov 15, Chapel service and Rhodes Scholar candidates

Box 3 Folder 12

1960 Dec 8, "Responsibilities with Honor"

Box 3 Folder 13

1961 Jan 15, Chapel Talk

Box 3 Folder 13

1961 Jan 20, "The Role of the Liberal Arts College During the Next Decade"

Box 3 Folder 14

1961 Mar 6, "Peace Corps-Foreign and Domestic"

Box 3 Folder 15

1961 Apr 4, Luncheon remarks

Box 3 Folder 15

1961 Apr 17, "Should We Be Gaza-ized?"

Box 3 Folder 16

1961 May 17, Address to seniors

Box 3 Folder 16

1961 Jun 4, "Involutions of Involvement" and "The Role of Liberal-Arts College"

Box 3 Folder 17

1961 Sep 21, "Greetings to the Men of 1965"

Box 3 Folder 18

1961 Sep 27, Opening convocation

Box 3 Folder 19

1961 Oct 30, "Bowdoin and Brunswick"

Box 3 Folder 19

1961 Nov 15, "Living from the Neck Up"

Box 3 Folder 20

1962 Jan 19, Address to Bowdoin Club of New York City

Box 3 Folder 20

1962 Feb 21, "The Feat and Mind of Man"

Box 3 Folder 21

1962 Feb 22, "Day of the Chair of Saint Peter at Antioch"

Box 3 Folder 21

1962 Mar 16, "Advancing Horizons in Educational Techniques"

Box 3 Folder 22

1962 Mar 18, "Bringing Meaning to Skills"

Box 3 Folder 23

1962 Mar 21, President's speech

Box 3 Folder 23

1962 Mar 21, "Regeneration of Knowledge"

Volume-folio 1

1962 Apr 17, "The Liberal Arts College- It's Special Problems and It's Future"

Box 3 Folder 24

1962 May 24, "Seniors' Last Chapel"

Box 3 Folder 24

1962 Jun 10, "The Ever Ascending Climax"

Box 3 Folder 25

1962 Sep 16, "Your Program for College"

Box 3 Folder 26

1962 Sep 21, President's remarks for freshman convocation

Box 3 Folder 26

1962 Sep 26, "Wisdom out of Leisure"

Box 3 Folder 27

1962 Sep 26, "Wisdom out of Leisure"

Volume-folio 2

1962, "Bowdoin's Educational Objectives and the Capital Campaign"

Box 3 Folder 28

1962 Nov 6, Address for Portland Executives Club

Box 3 Folder 29

1962 Nov 17, "A Supermarket for Ethics?"

Box 3 Folder 29

1963 Jan 18/19, "The State of the College"

Box 3 Folder 30

1963 Feb 3, "A Supermarket for Ethics"

Box 3 Folder 31

1963 Mar 19, "The Senior Seminar Program at Bowdoin College"

Box 3 Folder 31

1963 Mar 23, "The Senior Seminars at Bowdoin College"

Box 3 Folder 32

1963 Apr 7, "Forces Against Destruction"

Box 3 Folder 32

1963 Apr 23, "The Senior Seminars at Bowdoin College"

Box 3 Folder 33

1963 May 10, Chapel Talk

Box 3 Folder 34

1963 May, "Seniors' Last Chapel"

Box 3 Folder 34

1963 Jun, "Empty Joys or Full?"

Box 3 Folder 34

1963 Sep 24, "Purpose in College"

Box 3 Folder 35

1963 Nov 12, "Living from the Neck Up"

Box 3 Folder 36

1963 Nov 20, "Greetings for Centennial Convocation"

Box 3 Folder 37

1964 Feb 5, Chapel Talk

Box 3 Folder 37

1964 Feb 11, "Teaching the Four Freedoms"

Box 3 Folder 38

1964 Mar 5, "On Charity"

Box 3 Folder 38

1964 Apr 26, "Humane Courage"

Box 3 Folder 38

1964 May 6, Introduction of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Box 3 Folder 39

1964 May 21, "Seniors' Last Chapel"

Box 3 Folder 40

1964 Jun 7, "To Don the Armor of Light"

Box 3 Folder 40

1964 Sep 23, "Danger-Within or Without" 1964 Oct 19, Presentation of symbolic key

Box 3 Folder 41

1964 Oct 19, Introduction of the Honorable Paul H. Nitze

Box 3 Folder 42

1964 Oct 19, "Introductory"

Box 3 Folder 42

1964 Nov 10, Memorial service for Judge Harold H. Burton

Box 3 Folder 42

1964 Nov 24, "Higher Education-A Modern Hercules for Maine"

Box 3 Folder 43

1965 Feb 3, "Man is for History"

Box 3 Folder 44

1965 Feb 25, "Remarks for Centennial Convocation," University of Maine

Box 3 Folder 44

1965 May 22, "Maine's Finest Hour"

Box 3 Folder 45

1965 Jun 6, "The Organic Whole"

Box 3 Folder 45

1965 Sep 21, "Prospects" (convocation address)

Box 3 Folder 46

1965 Nov 15, "The Lobster: The Republican of the Sea"

Box 3 Folder 46

1965 Dec 8, "Accruals to Bowdoin College from Graduate Doctorate Programs in Arts and Sciences"

Box 3 Folder 46

1966 Jan 7, "The Modern Arctic"

Box 3 Folder 47

1966 Jan 17, "National Service"

Box 3 Folder 48

1966 Apr 12, "The Organization of a New England Men's College"

Box 3 Folder 48

1966 Apr 12, "Scholars in the Marketplace"

Volume-folio 3

1966 Apr 12, "Scholars in the Marketplace"

Box 3 Folder 49

1966 Apr 27, Talk at the East Cupcake Bowdoin Club

Box 3 Folder 49

1966 May 5, "The Ennobling Power of Education"

Box 3 Folder 49

1966 May 19-20, "New England's Obligations and Opportunities in Education"

Box 3 Folder 50

1966 Sep 20, Convocation address

Box 3 Folder 51

1966 Oct 8, "Size and Students"

Volume-folio 4

1966 Oct 18, "Size and Students"

Box 3 Folder 52

1966 Oct 28, "Address before AFB Management Club and Bowdoin Club of Aroostock County

Box 3 Folder 53

1966 Nov 18, Remarks at the inauguration of Dr. Scarlett, Farmington State College

Box 3 Folder 54

1966 Nov 21, "Who Runs Bowdoin College?"

Box 3 Folder 54

1967 Apr 12, Address to Bowdoin Club of Washington, D.C.

Box 3 Folder 55

1967 Apr 21-22, Introduction to symposium on the Development of Doctoral Programs by the Small Liberal Arts Colleges

Box 3 Folder 55

1967 Apr 29, Bowdoin Teachers Club, award presentation

Box 3 Folder 55

1967 Apr 30, "The Changing World of Today"

Box 3 Folder 55

1967 May 10, "The Higher Educational Study and Excellence in Education"

Box 3 Folder 56

1967 May 19, Address for last Chapel

Box 3 Folder 56

1967 Jun 4, Baccalaureate address

Box 3 Folder 56

1967 May 19, "A Long Past, A Brilliant Future"

Volume-folio 5

1968, "The Colleges Viewed from Another Perspective"

Box 3 Folder 57

1968, "Graduate Study in the Liberal Arts College"

Box 3 Folder 57

1968, Acceptance address

Box 3 Folder 58

1969, Biennial Conference on Charitable Foundations

Box 3 Folder 58

1969, "Are We Degenerating?"

Box 3 Folder 59

India speech

Box 3 Folder 60-64

1970, "Science in the Seventies at the Liberal Arts College"

Box 3 Folder 65

1971, "Expectations and Responsibilities"

Box 3 Folder 66

1971 Dec 15, Award dinner for Paul C. Cross

Box 3 Folder 67

1972 Sep 23, Talk at the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics

Box 3 Folder 67

1974 Jul 15, Remarks at conference of Departmental Chair

Box 3 Folder 67

1975, "Observations on Research at the Undergraduate College"

Box 3 Folder 68

1978, "Foundations and Basic Research in the Sciences"

Box 3 Folder 69

Argentina speech

Box 3 Folder 70-71

1981 Nov 9-13, "The Challenges of the '80's: Science and Technology in the Universe"

Box 3 Folder 72

1982, Stockholm speech notes

Box 3 Folder 73

1982, Stockholm speech (backup)

Box 4 Folder 1-2

1984 Oct 18, "Meharry Medical College"

Box 4 Folder 3-4

1986 Apr 26, Memorial service for Samuel E. Kamerling

Box 4 Folder 5

Series Description:

James Stacy Coles' chemistry lecture notes, chiefly for classes taught at Bowdoin. Also included are undated lecture typescripts, and Brown University lecture material.

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Brown University, abstracts of chemistry seminars, 1950-1952

Box 4 Folder 6

Brown University, information regarding chemical nomenclature and pronunciation, 1947

Box 4 Folder 7

Brown University, miscellaneous material, 1945-1949, 1955, n.d.

Box 4 Folder 8

Chemistry 6-Semester II, Bowdoin, 1954-1955

Box 4 Folder 9-107

Chemistry 32-Semester II, Bowdoin, 1955-1956

Box 4 Folder 11

Chemistry 31-Semester I, Bowdoin, 1955-1956

Box 4 Folder 12

Chemistry 31-Semester II, Bowdoin, 1956-1957

Box 4 Folder 13

Chemistry 32-Semester II, Bowdoin, 1956-1957

Box 4 Folder 14

Chemistry 32-Semester II, Bowdoin, 1957-1958

Box 4 Folder 15

Chemistry 32-Problems

Box 4 Folder 16

Chemistry 24-Organizational material

Box 4 Folder 17

Chemistry 31-Semester I, Bowdoin, 1957-1958

Box 4 Folder 18-19

Chemistry 23-Organizational material

Box 4 Folder 20

Chemistry 23-Semester I, Bowdoin, 1958-1959

Box 4 Folder 21-24

Chemistry 24-Semester II, Bowdoin, 1958-1959

Box 4 Folder 25-27

Chemistry 11/12, Bowdoin, 1960-1961

Box 4 Folder 28

Chemistry manuals, 1943, 1964

Box 4 Folder 29

Chemistry notes, 1945

Box 4 Folder 30

Lectures 1-14, typescripts, n.d.

Box 4 Folder 31

Lectures 15-28, typescripts, n.d.

Box 4 Folder 32

Lectures 29-40, typescripts, n.d.

Box 4 Folder 33

Series Description:

Manuscript and published material written by James Stacy Coles including his 1941 Columbia University dissertation various non-scientific writings, and published articles. The typescript of "Physical Principles of Chemistry," by R. H. Cole and J. S. Coles, as well as drafts, figures, notes, problems, and other material used in preparation of this textbook comprise the bulk of the series. In addition, there is correspondence with the publisher for "Physical Principles of Chemistry" which was published in 1964, reviews of the textbook, and a copy with annotations, additions, and corrections by Coles, as well as an accompanying answer book.

Arrangement:

Arranged by material type, then chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

1941, Dissertation - "Ultracentrifugal Studies of Potato Starch, Alpha-Amylo-Dextrin and Their Methyl Derivatives," James Stacy Coles

Box 5 Folder 1-2

1955, "Physical Principles of Chemistry," by R.H. Cole and J.S. Coles (typescript)

Volume-folio 1

Book outline, 1955

Box 5 Folder 3

Table of contents

Box 5 Folder 4

Chapter 1: Introduction, master copy

Box 5 Folder 5

Chapter 1: Materials and draft

Box 5 Folder 6

Chapter 1: Text copy

Box 5 Folder 7

Chapter 2: Draft

Box 5 Folder 8

Chapter 2: Notes

Box 5 Folder 9

Chapter 3: Draft

Box 5 Folder 10

Chapter 3: Problems

Box 5 Folder 11

Chapter 4: Draft

Box 5 Folder 12

Chapter 4: Problems

Box 5 Folder 13

Chapter 5: Notes

Box 5 Folder 14

Chapter 5: Draft

Box 5 Folder 15

Chapter 6: Text copy

Box 5 Folder 16

Chapter 6: Draft I

Box 5 Folder 17

Chapter 6: Draft II

Box 5 Folder 18

Chapter 6: Problems

Box 5 Folder 19

Chapter 7: Draft

Box 5 Folder 20

Chapter 7: Text copy

Box 5 Folder 21

Chapter 7: Problems

Box 5 Folder 22

Chapter 8: Draft

Box 5 Folder 23

Chapter 8: Text copy

Box 5 Folder 24

Chapter 8: Problems

Box 5 Folder 25

Chapter 9: Draft I

Box 5 Folder 26

Chapter 9: Draft II

Box 5 Folder 27

Chapter 9: Problems

Box 5 Folder 28

Chapter 10: Draft

Box 5 Folder 29

Chapter 10: Text copy

Box 5 Folder 30

Chapter 11: Draft I

Box 5 Folder 31

Chapter 11: Draft II

Box 5 Folder 32

Chapter 11: Text copy

Box 5 Folder 33

Chapter 11: Figures and tables

Box 5 Folder 34

Chapter 11: Problems

Box 5 Folder 35

Chapter 11: Problems and stencils

Box 5 Folder 36

Chapter 12: Draft I

Box 5 Folder 37

Chapter 12: Draft II

Box 5 Folder 38

Chapter 12: Text copy

Box 5 Folder 39

Chapter 12: Figures and tables

Box 5 Folder 40

Chapter 13: Draft I

Box 5 Folder 41

Chapter 13: Draft II

Box 5 Folder 42

Chapter 13: Text copy

Box 5 Folder 43

Chapter 14: Draft I

Box 5 Folder 44

Chapter 14: Draft II

Box 5 Folder 45

Chapter 14: Notes

Box 5 Folder 46

Chapter 14: Text copy

Box 5 Folder 47

Chapter 15: Draft I

Box 6 Folder 1

Chapter 15: Draft II

Box 6 Folder 2

Chapter 15: Text copy

Box 6 Folder 3

Chapter 15: Figures and tables

Box 6 Folder 4

Chapter 16: Draft I

Box 6 Folder 5

Chapter 16: Draft II

Box 6 Folder 6

Chapter 16: Draft III

Box 6 Folder 7

Chapter 16: Figures and tables

Box 6 Folder 8

Chapter 17: Draft I

Box 6 Folder 9

Chapter 17: Draft II

Box 6 Folder 10

Chapter 17: Draft III

Box 6 Folder 11

Chapter 17: Draft IV

Box 6 Folder 12

Chapter 17: Figures

Box 6 Folder 13

Chapter 18: Draft I

Box 6 Folder 14

Chapter 18: Draft II

Box 6 Folder 15

Chapter 18: Draft III

Box 6 Folder 16

Chapter 18: Draft IV

Box 6 Folder 17

Chapter 18: Stencils

Box 6 Folder 18

Chapter 18: Figures

Box 6 Folder 19

Chapter 19: Draft

Box 6 Folder 20

Chapter 19: Manuscript copy

Box 6 Folder 21-22

Chapter 19: Text copy

Box 6 Folder 23

Chapter 19: Figures

Box 6 Folder 24

Chapter 20: Draft

Box 6 Folder 25

Chapter 20: Manuscript copy

Box 6 Folder 26-27

Chapter 21: Draft

Box 6 Folder 28

Chapter 21: Manuscript copy

Box 6 Folder 29-32

Chapter 21: Figures and tables

Box 6 Folder 33

Chapter 21: Stencils

Box 6 Folder 34

Chapter 21: Outlines and comments

Box 7 Folder 1

Chapter 21: Notes

Box 7 Folder 2

Chapter 21: Figures

Box 7 Folder 3

Chapter 21: Original figures

Box 7 Folder 4-5

Chapter 21: Edition C-obsolete

Box 7 Folder 6-7

Chapter 21: Corrected stencils

Box 7 Folder 8-9

Chapter 21: Stencils

Box 7 Folder 10

Chapter 22: Draft

Box 7 Folder 11

Chapter 22: Notes

Box 7 Folder 12-14

Chapter 22: Manuscript copy

Box 7 Folder 15-16

Chapter 22: Stencils

Box 7 Folder 17-18

Chapter 22: Old stencils

Box 7 Folder 19

Manuscript copy II

Box 7 Folder 20-21

Book problems

Box 7 Folder 22-23

Draft I, 1952 Jun

Box 7 Folder 24-25

Draft "a"-rough draft

Box 7 Folder 26-31

Draft "b"-revised, 1954 Aug-1955 May

Box 8 Folder 1-2

Publishing company correspondence, 1952-1964, n.d.

Box 8 Folder 3-10

Reviews - Physical Principles of Chemistry, 1965-1968, 1973-1976

Box 8 Folder 11

Suggested references, 1964 Mar

Box 8 Folder 12

Various non-scientific writings, 1955, 1973, n.d.

Box 8 Folder 13

1948 Jan 9, Science, reprint of book review of Linus Pauling's chemistry textbook

Box 8 Folder 14

1949 Jan, Journal of Chemical Education, reprint of "Chemical Education in American Institutions-Brown University"

Box 8 Folder 15

1956 Jan, Technology Review, "The Place of the Small Liberal Arts College"

Box 8 Folder 16

1958 May, Association of American Colleges Bulletin, reprint of "Were Sputnik's Scapegoats Superfluous?"

Box 8 Folder 17

1959 Mar, "Optical Device for Integrating Functions" (patent)

Box 8 Folder 18

1959 Nov, Conference proceedings, "The Problems in a Liberal Arts College"

Box 8 Folder 19

1960, Liberal Education, "Is the Question Purely Rhetorical?"

Box 8 Folder 20

1961, College and Research Libraries, "A College President and the Standards for College Libraries"

Box 8 Folder 21

1963, Challenge and Change in American Education, "The Role of the Liberal-Arts College"

Box 8 Folder 22

1964, Physical Principles of Chemistry with annotations, additions and corrections by James S. Coles, and answer book in pocket outside lower cover

Volume 2

1966 Apr 2, School and Society, "The Bowdoin College Senior Program"

Box 8 Folder 23

1967 May, American School and University, "Bowdoin's New Library with a View on Research"

Box 8 Folder 24

1967 Jun, Bibliography

Box 8 Folder 25

1983, Yearbook of Science and the Future, Encyclopaedia Britannica, "Science and the Private Sector"

Box 8 Folder 26

Series Description:

Research notes and articles for James Stacy Coles' lectures, dissertation, textbook, and other writings.

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Concentration measurements, n.d.

Box 8 Folder 27

Diffusion constant, 1940

Box 8 Folder 28

Freudenberg and Boppel, 1940, n.d.

Box 8 Folder 29

Geomorphology, 1931-1934, n.d.

Box 8 Folder 30

Hydrogen bonds, 1937

Box 8 Folder 31

Measurements - miscellaneous, 1960-1963

Box 8 Folder 32

Mercurials, 1949-1955

Box 8 Folder 33

Notes re: textbooks, 1950-1958

Box 8 Folder 34

Partial specific volume, n.d.

Box 8 Folder 35

Providence Journal series on medical education, 1951

Box 8 Folder 36

Research and Development - universities and business, articles, 1967-1984, n.d.

Box 8 Folder 37-38

Research-Cottrell, Inc., 1967-1987, n.d.

Box 8 Folder 39

Research - miscellaneous, 1946-1948, 1965, 1978, n.d.

Box 8 Folder 40

Research - miscellaneous, 1947-1957, n.d.

Box 8 Folder 41

Standard deviation, 1934

Box 8 Folder 42

"Standard Error of a Forecast from a Curve," by Henry Schultz, 1930

Box 8 Folder 43

Starch, 1950, n.d.

Box 8 Folder 44-45

Starch - osmotic pressure, n.d.

Box 8 Folder 46

Starch - raw, 1940, n.d.

Box 8 Folder 47

Structure of water, n.d.

Box 8 Folder 48

Ultracentrifuge, 1939, 1946, n.d.

Box 8 Folder 49-51

U.S. Geological Survey maps, 1941

Box 8 Folder 52

Series Description:

Materials pertaining to corporations, government, agencies, and professional organizations with which James Stacy Coles was affiliated, including the Research Corporation, Inter-American Scientific Cooperation Committee, and Council on Foreign Relations Discussion Group in Canada. In addition to correspondence, there are meeting minutes, notes, reports, membership lists, articles, and newspaper clippings.

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

American Assembly, Columbia University, 1979, 1983

Box 9 Folder 1

Atlantic Foundation Board - J. Seward Johnson Fund, 1973-1987

Box 9 Folder 2

Brazil survey group, 1960

Box 9 Folder 3-5

Brown University, Committee on Lectureships, 1950, 1951

Box 9 Folder 6

Chemical and Engineering News covers featuring portraits of scientists, 1946-1952

Box 9 Folder 7-8

Chemical Fund, 1969-1985

Box 9 Folder 9

Coast Guard Academy - Advisory Committee, 1968-1973

Box 9 Folder 10-12

Columbia University Press, trustee, 1974-1978

Box 9 Folder 13

Council on Foreign Relations, Discussion Group on Canada: 1977 Nov 10, first meeting

Box 9 Folder 14

Council on Foreign Relations, Discussion Group on Canada: 1978 Jan 12, second meeting

Box 9 Folder 15

Council on Foreign Relations, Discussion Group on Canada: 1978 Apr 4, third meeting

Box 9 Folder 16

Council on Foreign Relations, Discussion Group on Canada: 1978 May 9, fourth meeting

Box 9 Folder 17

Council on Foreign Relations, Discussion Group on Canada: 1979 Jun 27, fifth meeting

Box 9 Folder 18

Council on Foreign Relations, Discussion Group on Canada: 1981 meetings

Box 9 Folder 19

Council on Foreign Relations, Discussion Group on Canada: 1982 meetings

Box 9 Folder 20

Council on Foreign Relations, Discussion Group on Canada: Articles re: Canada, 1977-1980

Box 9 Folder 21

Council on Foreign Relations, Discussion Group on Canada: Newspaper clippings re: Canada, 1977-1978, n.d.

Box 9 Folder 22

Council on Foreign Relations, Discussion Group on Canada: Papers re: Canada, 1976-1979, n.d.

Box 9 Folder 23-24

Council on Foreign Relations, Discussion Group on Canada: Periodicals re: Canada, 1977-1979

Box 9 Folder 25

Dixon Corporation, 1950-1952, 1965-1978

Box 9 Folder 26-28

Higher Education Planning Commission, 1967-1970

Box 9 Folder 29-30

Inter-American Scientific Cooperation Committee, Brazil: minutes of Committee meetings, 1960

Box 9 Folder 31

Inter-American Scientific Cooperation Committee, Brazil: notes and research, 1959-1961

Box 9 Folder 32

Inter-American Scientific Cooperation Committee, Brazil: publications, 1959, 1960

Box 9 Folder 33

Inter-American Scientific Cooperation Committee, Brazil: reports by Ernesto Luiz de Oliveira Jr., ca. 1960

Box 9 Folder 34

Inter-American Scientific Cooperation Committee, Brazil: reports - miscellaneous, in Portuguese, 1956-1960, n.d.

Box 9 Folder 35

National Research and Development Organizations (NRDO), Sixth International Conference, 1982 Jun

Box 9 Folder 36

Naval Studies Board, National Research Council, conference, 1975

Box 9 Folder 37

Ouroboros Club, 1945-1982

Box 10 Folder 1-3

Pearson, Lester B., Conference on the Canada-U.S. Relationship, 1976

Box 10 Folder 4

Pearson, Lester B., Conference on the Canada-U.S. Relationship, correspondence, 1976

Box 10 Folder 5

Pearson, Lester B., Conference on the Canada-U.S. Relationship, newspaper clippings, 1976

Box 10 Folder 6

Pearson, Lester B., Conference on the Canada-U.S. Relationship, 1981 Oct

Box 10 Folder 7

Pennwalt Corporation, 1971-1975

Box 10 Folder 8

Research Corporation, 1966-1967

Box 10 Folder 9-10

Research Corporation, 1968-1980

Box 10 Folder 11

Research Corporation, 1981

Box 10 Folder 12

Research Corporation, 1982

Box 10 Folder 13

Research Corporation, 1983

Box 10 Folder 14

Research Corporation, 1984

Box 10 Folder 15-17

Research Corporation, 1985

Box 10 Folder 18

Research Corporation, 1986-1987

Box 10 Folder 19

Research Corporation - Jones/Mangelsdorf patent, 1976, 1981, 1986

Box 10 Folder 20

Research Corporation - Patent Committee, 1985

Box 10 Folder 21

Research Corporation v. Pfister Associated Growers, Inc. v. Paul C. Mangelsdorf, 1968

Box 10 Folder 22

Research Corporation - Schaefer, John, 1982-1988

Box 10 Folder 23

Science Advisory Board, Environmental Protection Agency, 1982 Sep

Box 10 Folder 24

Skating Club of New York, 1974, n.d.

Box 10 Folder 25

Skating Club of New York, 1978, 1986, n.d.

Box 10 Folder 26

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1943-1946

Box 10 Folder 27-28

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1977-1985

Box 10 Folder 29-30

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution - eulogy for Paul M. Fye, 1988

Box 10 Folder 31

Series Description:

Certificates, yearbooks, awards, biographical data, and memorials for James Stacy Coles comprise the bulk of the series, though there is biographical information concerning other family members. Autographed letters collected by Coles from such notables as Henry Beston, Dwight Eisenhower, Robert Hale, John Hay, and Lyndon B. Johnson, are also included.

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Articles and press releases, 1952, 1967, 1979-1980, n.d.

Box 11 Folder 1

Autographed letters (arranged alphabetically), 1903, 1942-1967, n.d.

Box 11 Folder 2

Biographical Information 1952

Box 11 Folder

Biographical information, 1981, 1984, n.d.

Box 11 Folder 3

Bowdoin College Alumni Council resolution, 1968 Feb

Box 11 Folder 4

Certificate of birth (photocopy), 1913 Jun 3

Box 11 Folder 5

Certificate of confirmation, 1926 Oct 15

Box 11 Folder 6

Certificate of matrimony, 1938 Jun 18

Box 11 Folder 7

Certificate presented to James S. Coles by the Department of the Army, 1957 Oct 1

Ovsz-Box MS-A2

Certificate presented to Mrs. E.S. Coles by the U.S. Food Administration, 1917, 1918

Ovsz-Box MS-A2

Coast Guard Public Service Award, 1973 Jan 3

Ovsz-Box MS-A2

Columbia College 1991 Reunion Directory

Box 11 Folder 8

Columbia University annual commencement program, 1941 Jun 3

Box 11 Folder 9

Columbia University, Class of 1936 Short Biographies, n.d.

Box 11 Folder 10

Columbia University, reprints from 1936 Columbian

Box 11 Folder 11

Eulogy for James Stacy Coles delivered by his son, Chris, 1996 Aug 27

Box 11 Folder 12

High school yearbook, The Manuscript, 1928, 1929

Box 11 Folder 13

High school yearbook, The Manuscript, 1930

Box 11 Folder 14

Honorary degree, Colby College 1959 Jun 8

Box 11 Folder 15

Log from European trip interviewing German scientists, 1945

Box 11 Folder 16

Mansfield State College, citation and bulletin, 1977

Box 11 Folder 17

Memorial for James Stacy Coles at Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 1996 Jun

Box 11 Folder 18

Memorial for Robert H. Cole, 1990 Nov 30

Box 11 Folder 19

Military material, 1945, 1946

Box 11 Folder 20

Military material - photograph of honor guard on the steps of the U.S. Capitol, addressed to Coles as Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army for Maine, and signed by the Secretary of the Army, 1956 Aug 11

Ovsz-Box MS-A2

Miscellaneous, 1910, 1933, 1939, 1950-1988, n.d.

Box 11 Folder 21

Newspaper and magazine articles, 1949-1989, n.d.

Box 11 Folder 22

Obituaries, and letters to Cecily Coles re: James Stacy Coles' death, 1996

Box 11 Folder 23

Personal data sheets - Cecily Selby Coles, 1981

Box 11 Folder 24

Personal data sheets - James Stacy Coles, 1940, 1946, 1982, 1984, n.d.

Box 11 Folder 25

Personal re: Christopher Coles - resume, 1982, n.d.

Box 11 Folder 26

Personal re: James Reed Coles - resume, ca. 1970

Box 11 Folder 27

Resolution in Memoriam of James Stacy Coles, n.d.

Box 11 Folder 28

Series Description:

Photographs of James Stacy Coles and his family, as well as pictures of Coles at Bowdoin College events. There is a portrait view of Coles, and photographs of him at professional functions that were not connected to Bowdoin. In addition, there are a number of images of underwater explosions, likely dating from his work at the Underwater Explosives Laboratory at the oceanographic Institute in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

Arrangement:

Arranged by subject, then chronological.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

1952, Inauguration of President James S. Coles - procession leaving the Chapel

Box 11 Folder 29

1964, Commencement 1964 - Coles giving address

Box 11 Folder 29

1981, Inauguration of President A. LeRoy Greason - Coles leading the procession

Box 11 Folder 29

ca. 1951, the Coles family in the living room of their home in Bristol, Rhode Island. Left to right: Christopher, Reed, Mrs. Coles, Dr. James S. Coles, Ann, and their dog, Rusty

Box 11 Folder 30

ca. 1951, the Coles family in the living room of their home in Bristol, Rhode Island. Left to right: Christopher, Reed, Mrs. Coles, Dr. James S. Coles, Ann, and their dog, Rusty

Box 11 Folder 30

1962, Mrs. James Stacy (Martha) Coles at commencement

Box 11 Folder 30

1996, Left to right: Edwin S. Coles, father of James Stacy Coles, and Percy Coles, uncle of James Stacy Coles

Box 11 Folder 30

Portrait view of James S. Coles:

Box 11 Folder 31

ca. 1966, James S. Coles, Bowdoin College president. Image is in the 1966 Bugle

Box 11 Folder 31

Professional, non-Bowdoin events:

Box 11 Folder 32

1955, Joint Civilian Orientation Conference, group picture, James S. Coles is seated in the front row, fourth from left

Box 11 Folder 32

1973, Patent Office exhibit, James S. Coles, second from left

Box 11 Folder 32

1977, ICFA meeting, James S. Coles, third from left

Box 11 Folder 32

Technical/Scientific images:

Box 11 Folder 33

Undated, underwater and surface photographs of explosions (six sheets of images)

Box 11 Folder 33
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