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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

Alice Van Ess Brewer and William Dodd Brewer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0848
Abstract Brewer, Alice Firman Van Ess. 1919-2006; student, secretary, United States Naval Lieutenant, United States Foreign Service assistant. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1941; Brewer, William Dodd. 1922-2009; student, soldier, diplomat, ambassador. Williams College graduate, 1943. Papers consist of correspondence, course records, writing, memorabilia, biographical information, and photographs. Materials include letters from her years as a Mount Holyoke student, letters by her parents, Dorothy...
Dates: 1812 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1992

Allen Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS 0873
Abstract

Allen Family. Luella Mary Allen, Winifred Shirley Allen, and their relatives. Collection consists of letters, photographs, and transcriptions of the letters prepared by a descendent. Letters include some written from mid-nineteenth century California mining fields, and many detailing student life at Mount Holyoke College in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

Dates: 1825-1937, 2010-2011

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

Amy Roberts Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0770
Abstract

Jones, Amy Sarah Roberts, 1876-1944; Housewife. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1900. Papers consist of correspondence. Primarily documenting her academic and social experiences at Mount Holyoke and comments on the Spanish-American War and a fire that destroyed the Seminary Building.

Dates: 1896 - 1944; Majority of material found within 1896 - 1900

Ann Haven Morgan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0764
Abstract

Morgan, Ann Haven, 1882-1966; Zoologist and college teacher. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1906-1947. Papers consist of writings, correspondence, biographical information and photographs. Principally documenting her academic career and research on aquatic biology.

Dates: 1910-1966

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

Caroline A. Henderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0547
Abstract

Henderson, Caroline Agnes Boa, 1877-1966; Secondary school teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1901. Papers consist of letters, articles, biographical information, and six letters written by her daughter, Eleanor; primarily documenting her daily activities and difficulties, including the Dust Bowl, on the family farm in Oklahoma.

Dates: 1898 - 1965; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1965

Catalogs, registers, and directories

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 10
Abstract

Mount Holyoke College Catalogs, Registers, and Directories are comprised of annual and supplementary catalogues, courses of instruction booklets, handbooks for advisers and new students, summer session catalogues, course evaluations, class schedules, calendars, registers of teachers and students, and directories. These materials describe academic requirements and the curriculum, document events at the school, and provide information about students, faculty, and administrators.

Dates: 1837-2011

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

Committee on Religion and Student Life records

 Sub-Series — Box: 1
Identifier: RG 03-03-08
Abstract

The Committee on Religion and Student Life (earlier, the Committee on Religion) was created in 1965 to consider issues relating to both religion and student behavior at Mount Holyoke College. Records dating from 1966-1972 consist of agenda for meetings, correspondence and memoranda, reports, policy statements, proposals, lists, and statistics.

Dates: 1966-1972

Committee on Religion records

 Sub-Series — Box: 1
Identifier: RG 03-03-07
Abstract

The Committee on Religion was established in 1959 to examine the religious program at Mount Holyoke College, particularly the controversial requirement that all students regularly attend chapel services on campus. Records date from 1958-1960 and consist of minutes, reports, correspondence, statements, articles and other publications, memoranda, notes, and statistical studies.

Dates: 1958-1960

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

Conference Committee records

 Sub-Series — Box: 1
Identifier: RG 03-03-12
Abstract

Records of the Conference Committee, established in 1925 to promote cooperation and communication among Mount Holyoke College trustees, faculty members, and students, date from 1942-1955, 1967-1969, 1985-1993 and include minutes, correspondence, reports, questionnaires, surveys, and lists.

Dates: 1942-1993

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

Deborah Simpson Hutchings papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0834
Abstract

Hutchings, Deborah Richards Simpson, 1956-; Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1978. Papers contain correspondence and photographs primarily documenting her academic and personal life during her undergraduate studies (1974-1978).

Dates: 1974-1978

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....
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

Elizabeth T. Kennan records

 Series
Identifier: RG 04-07
Abstract Kennan, Elizabeth T.; medieval historian, author, college and university professor and administrator. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1960. Records concern activities, issues, and events during her administration as President of Mount Holyoke College (1978-1995) and also include materials from her years as a Mount Holyoke student (1956-1960) and from the administrations of her immediate predecessor David Bicknell Truman (President, 1969-1978) and successor Joanne V. Creighton, who took...
Dates: 1956 - 1997

Ethel Adelson Schaper papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0785
Abstract

Schaper, Ethel Adelson, 1923- ; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1944. Papers consist of correspondence, memorabilia, a small painting, biographical information, and a photograph. Primarily correspondence with her parents during her college years, pertaining to her experiences at Mount Holyoke College and her social life on and off campus.

Dates: 1939-ca.1948; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1944

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

Faculty governance records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 16
Abstract Records dating from 1896 to 2011 consist of handbooks, minutes and agenda, reports, constitutions and by-laws, policy statements, statistics, correspondence, memoranda, speeches, subject files, surveys, questionnaires, financial information, plans, recommendations, programs, lists, scripts, schedules, songs, music scores, sketches, menus, publications, press releases, announcements, tickets, notes, biographical sketches, audiocassettes, photographs, slides, compact discs, video recordings,...
Dates: 1896 - 2019

Flood papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0820
Abstract

Flood, Jean Allyn Garis, 1914-2001; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1935. Papers consist of correspondence, course records, poems, an examination, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining primarily to her undergraduate experience with a focus on academics, campus events, and social life issues.

Dates: 1932-2001; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1935

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

Frances Perkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0632
Abstract

Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965; Social worker, government official, university professor. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1902. Papers consist of correspondence, course records, writings, financial records, notes and memoranda, memorabilia, biographical information, and photographs. Principally documenting her life as a student at Mount Holyoke College and her subsequent professional career.

Dates: ca. 1884-1965