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Abigail Cowles Grant papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0636
Abstract Grant, Abigail Fidelia Cowles, 1820-1881; students. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1843-1845. Papers consist of letters to her cousin Martha Grant, primarily describing academic and residential life at Mount Holyoke and her marriage to Joel Grant.
Dates: 1844 - 1848; Majority of material found in 1846 - 1846

Ad Hoc Committee on the Purposes of a Residential College records

 Sub-Series — Box: 1
Identifier: RG 03-03-02
Abstract Records of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Purpose of a Residential College date from 1967-1969 and consist of minutes, agenda correspondence, memoranda, pamphlets, questionnaires, articles, reports, lists, purpose statements, transcripts of speeches by members of the Student Government Association, student proposals for college rules, and statements on the rights and freedoms of students . The records concern aspects of the regulation of student life at Mount Holyoke College and the role of...
Dates: 1967 - 1969

Alumnae biographical files

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 27
Abstract Alumnae Biographical Files primarily contain biographical questionnaires, correspondence, articles and other publications, press releases, and notes documenting the lives of Mount Holyoke alumnae.. Also include diaries, letters, notebooks, and other personal materials for these individuals, often describing their experiences as students. Topics discussed by alumnae in these materials include their personal lives and employment in teaching, missionary work, and other fields. There is also...
Dates: 1931 - 2005

Baker papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0817
Abstract Baker, Helen Craig, 1888-1990; student, clerical worker. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1910. Papers consist of correspondence, material relating to the Gamma Kappa secret society, programs for Mount Holyoke College Glee, Banjo and Mandolin Clubs concerts, biographical information, a photograph album and photographs; primarily documenting undergraduate social activities and activities of members of Gamma Kappa and the Class of 1910 while at Mount Holyoke and after.
Dates: 1906-1990; Majority of material found within 1906 - 1910

Barbara Gilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0805
Abstract Gilson, Barbara, b. 1925; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1945. Papers consist of course records, correspondence, an account book, a brief diary, calendars, freshman hazing material, memorabilia, biographical information and a photograph; pertaining principally to her daily activities and academic studies at Mount Holyoke. Also included are documents describing conditions in Massachusetts and London, England during World War II.
Dates: 1912 - 1947; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1945

Beal papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0630
Abstract Beal, Helen Brugger, 1890-1984; Secondary school teacher and art collector. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1912. Papers consist of correspondence, clippings and memorabilia including a herbarium made in botany class. Chiefly documents her experience at Mount Holyoke including her letters to alumnae members of the Psi Omega secret society and later, her letters to antique dealers. Researchers should note that the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections also has the papers of...
Dates: 1905-1984

Brown papers [Rachel Fuller]

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0777
Abstract Brown, Rachel Fuller, 1898-1980; Chemist. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1920. Papers consist of course records, writings, correspondence, memorabilia, an autograph album, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily documenting her coursework at Mount Holyoke College and her collaboration with Elizabeth Lee Hazen in the discovery of the antibiotic Nystatin.
Dates: ca. 1916-1980

Chapin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0519
Abstract Chapin, Margaret Learned, 1904-1961; Secondary school teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1925. Papers consist of correspondence from her time at Mount Holyoke; mainly focusing on her academic and social activities.
Dates: 1921-1925

Clark correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0521
Abstract Clark, Susie Elizabeth Martin, 1889-1979; Secondary school teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1911. Papers consist of letters to family, primarily documenting her experience at Mount Holyoke, with special emphasis on her summer study at the Woods Hole Marine Biological Institute and her later work as a teacher.
Dates: 1907-1911

Collins papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 0780
Abstract Collins, Mary Jane, 1840-1859; student. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1856-1858. Papers contain correspondence, a notebook, a memorial sermon, a photograph, and a portrait concerning primarily her life as a Mount Holyoke student. Includes references to her health, expenses, clothing, and study of music.
Dates: 1856-1859

Committee on Student Affairs records

 Sub-Series — Box: 1
Identifier: RG 03-03-10
Abstract Records of the Committee on Student Affairs, established in 1968 to encourage student participation in the development of social life regulations at Mount Holyoke College, date from 1968-1993 and consist of agenda and minutes, correspondence, reports, questionnaires, proposals, petitions, drafts, newspaper articles and press releases, memoranda, and lists.
Dates: 1968-1993

Currier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0713
Abstract Currier, Margaret, 1910-1998; Librarian. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1931. Papers consist of correspondence, course records, memorabilia, biographical information and photographs. Primarily containing her letters to her family regarding her experience at Mount Holyoke, her career (noting the Depression's impact on the library profession), and her travels within the United States.
Dates: 1909 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1939

David B. Truman records

 Series
Identifier: RG 04-06
Abstract Truman, David Bicknell, 1913-2003; Political scientist, college and university professor and administrator. Mount Holyoke College President, 1969-1978. Records concern activities, issues and events during his tenure as President of Mount Holyoke College and include documents from administrations of Richard Glenn Gettell (President, 1957-1968), Roswell Gray Ham (President, 1937-1957), and Mary Emma Woolley (President, 1901-1937). Consist of letters by and to Truman; copies of his speeches and...
Dates: 1906-1978; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1978

Dudley papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0654
Abstract Dudley, Mary Eliza Augur, 1852-1924; Teacher and housewife. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1869-1871. Papers contain correspondence, writings, memorabilia, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily consists of letters documenting life on a farm in Middlefield, Connecticut and the activities of numerous Augur family members, including two who were students at Union College, Schnectady, N.Y. and Massachusetts Agricultural College, Amherst, Mass. Includes essays written by...
Dates: 1858-1924; Majority of material found within 1858 - 1895

Eleanor Bird Light papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0835
Abstract Light, Eleanor Bird, 1947-; student, newspaper copy editor. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1969. Papers consist of correspondence, a scrapbook, and a photograph primarily documenting her junior year abroad at the Women's Christian College in Madras, India.
Dates: 1967-1969

Eleanor C. Parker papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0623
Abstract Parker, Eleanor Clark, 1920-1995; student and secondary school teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1941. Papers contain scrapbooks, an autobiography that includes excerpts from letters written while at Mount Holyoke and recollections by her father, Leander Fox Parker, biographical information, and photographs; primarily relating to her academic and social activities as a Mount Holyoke student, her later work as a high school English teacher, and travels in the Middle East and China. Also...
Dates: 1937-1995; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1941

Elizabeth Gavett Hancock papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0705
Abstract Hancock, Elizabeth Gavett, 1920- ; Volunteer and cancer data manager. Attended Mount Holyoke College, 1938-1942. Papers consist of correspondence, transcripts, scrapbook, biographical information and photographs. Principally documenting daily life, traditions, special events at the College and the impacts of World War II on the College community.
Dates: 1939-1956; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1942

Emily Dickinson collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0716
Abstract Dickinson, Emily Elizabeth, 1830-1886; Poet. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary student, 1847-1848. The collection chiefly consists of newspaper clippings, articles, books and published and unpublished papers concerning Dickinson's life and work. Also includes a letter that she wrote while at Mount Holyoke, collections of her poems, and documents relating to the Emily Dickinson International Society, a postage stamp issued in her honor, and films, music, novels, plays and poems about her.
Dates: 1847- (bulk 1924-)

Faculty and staff biographical files

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: RG 19
Abstract Mount Holyoke College Faculty and Staff Biographical Files, circa 1837-, contain correspondence, press releases, directories, lists, writings, notebooks, school papers, drawings, audiocassettes, DVDs, and photographs relating to individuals who have served as faculty or staff members of the College.
Dates: 1837 - 2019

Florence Polk Holding papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 0790
Abstract Holding, Florence Polk, 1880-1975; student, housewife. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1902. Papers contain correspondence, a course notebook, writings, a commencement program, and biographical information, relating principally to Holding's academic and social activities as a student at Cushing Academy in Ashburnham, Massachusetts, and Mount Holyoke College. Also includes five letters, 1935-1953, from Frances Perkins, one of her classmates at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1896-1975

Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0608
Abstract Foster, Katherine Eleanor Condon, 1892-1960; Secretary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1914. Papers contain correspondence, scrapbook, financial records, memorabilia, Asherville College publications and biographical information. Primarily documenting her experience at Mount Holyoke, including both traditions and special events and daily activities. The publications are from her husband, Frank C. Foster, once President of Asherville College, North Carolina.
Dates: 1897-1960; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1960

Fritts papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0540
Abstract Fritts, Ruth Myrtle Sonn, 1897-1988; Teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1918. Papers consist of diary, correspondence, notebook of expenses, biographical information, memorabilia, and photographs; primarily containing correspondence from Russell Weisman, a former Mount Holyoke teacher, regarding his work in the Harvard Ambulance Corps in Europe during World War I and descriptions of her academic and social life at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1914-1988, bulk 1914-1919; Majority of material found within 1914-1988, 1914-1919

Gale Stubbs McClung papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0569
Abstract McClung, Gale Stubbs, 1923- ; Editor of "Mount Holyoke Alumnae Quarterly," 1962-1989 . Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1945. Papers consist of correspondence to her parents; primarily commenting on life at Mount Holyoke during World War II and her life working at IBM in New York City after graduation.
Dates: 1941-1947

Genevieve Frances Pratt papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0708
Abstract Pratt, Genevieve Frances, 1898-1976; Secretary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1920. Mount Holyoke College staff member, 1920-1921 and 1932-1963. Papers contain diaries, correspondence, biographical information, memorabilia, and photographs. Primarily documenting her activities as a student at Mount Holyoke and a journal of her travel through Europe.
Dates: 1916-1976

Gertrude L. Didcoct papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0837
Abstract Didcoct, Gertrude Ruth Lukins, 1882-1979; secondary school teacher and librarian. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1906 (affiliated with the Class of 1905). Papers contain correspondence, memorabilia, biographical information and photographs. Primarily concerning her social life as a student at Mount Holyoke College from 1901-1905. Also include three letters from a cousin training with the United States Army in 1898 during the Spanish-American War
Dates: 1890-1979; Majority of material found within 1901 - 1905

Gladys Ford Pratt papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0707
Abstract Pratt, Gladys Ford, 1892-1986; librarian. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1914. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1914-1917. Papers consist of diaries, correspondence, writings, biographical information, memorabilia and photographs primarily documenting her activities at Mount Holyoke and her travels through letters to friends. Also includes notes on the writing of the musical notes for the Mount Holyoke College Alma Mater, written in 1913.
Dates: ca. 1909-1986

Grace Webb Tenny papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0612
Abstract Tenny, Grace Esselstyn Webb, 1883-1910; student and missionary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1904. Papers consist of a scrapbook, correspondence, memorabilia, biographical information and photographs, chiefly concerning her life as a student at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1900-1907; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1904

Grant family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0543
Abstract Grant family. Elijah Grant and Elizabeth Phelps Grant, 1784-1866, and eight children. Papers consist of letters to Martha Grant, 1824-1847, compositions and journal. Primarily documenting the health of Martha, attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1842-1844 and activities of the family including mission work, education, and activities of her siblings, Joel, 1816-1873, John, 1822-1878, and Mary Zilpah Grant Burgess, 1811-1842, and in-laws, Susan Boyd Grant, b. 1815 and Abigail Fidelia Cowles...
Dates: 1836-1874

Graves correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0544
Abstract Graves, Dorothy Boyd, 1907- ; Student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1927. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1929-1932. Papers consist of correspondence to her mother, primarily describing her academic and social activities at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1923-1932

Gray papers [Grace W.]

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0772
Abstract Gray, Grace Warner, 1924-2001; student, biomedical research scientist. Mount Holyoke graduate, 1945. Papers consist of correspondence, coursework, scientific writings, memorabilia, biographical information and a photograph relating chiefly to her years at Mount Holyoke College (1941-1945) and her research into the effect of various drugs on intestinal muscle.
Dates: 1941 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1945