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Photographs, 1845 - 1947


Scope and Contents note

Chiefly consists of formal portraits, snapshots and glass plate negatives dating from about 1864-1947 that show Woolley alone or with relatives, friends, colleagues, Mount Holyoke students, distinguished visitors to the College, or her beloved pet dogs. Some photographs are reproductions of paintings and drawings of her. Includes photographs of people, buildings and scenes taken during a trip to the Orient in 1921, when Woolley was a member of a commission studying Christian education in China, as well as photographs of her at the Conference on Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932) and other meetings. Also includes photographs of Woolley's parents and siblings, an album dating from circa 1845-circa 1870s containing photographs of unidentified individuals (probably relatives), and another album that primarily consists of photographs of Woolley's dogs.


  • Creation: 1845 - 1947

Conditions Governing Access note



7 boxes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Arrangement note

Arranged by content, then chronologically.

Repository Details

Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

50 College Street
8 Dwight Hall
South Hadley MA 01075-6425 USA