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Alice Van Ess Brewer and William Dodd Brewer papers
Alumnae biographical files
Anna Cheney Edwards papers
Edwards, Anna Cheney, 1835-1930; teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1859. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1859-1892 and Associate Principal, 1872-1888. Papers consist of travel memorabilia, journals, guidebooks, postcards, clippings, and photographs. Primarily documenting her trips within the United States and abroad and her work at the Seminary.
Annie S. James Burling papers
Burling, Annie Sherman James, d. 1920; student, school principal. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1863-1864. Papers consist of a letter from J.H. Ripley, principal of a school that she attended, a combined personal journal and account book, a botany notebook, and an autograph album. Primarily documenting her experiences and expenses as a Mount Holyoke Female Seminary student.
Barbara Gilson papers
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.
Bayley, Priscilla Beals Shaw, 1844-1924; student. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1862-1863. Diary written during her time at Mount Holyoke focusing primarily on her life as a Christian, with references to the American Civil War.
Brugger, Florence, 1901-1988; Social worker. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1922. Papers contain correspondence, diary, articles, writings, biographical information, memorabilia and photographs. Chiefly documenting her senior year at Mount Holyoke and her career as a psychiatric social worker in the Middle East.
Burgess, Abigail Moore, 1813-1853; Missionary. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1838. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1838-1846. Papers contain letters, journal, volume of essays, poems by Mount Holyoke students compiled for Burgess and biographical information; primarily regarding her work at Mount Holyoke and as a missionary in India.
Bushee, Alice Huntington, 1867-1956; College teacher and author. Mount Holyoke Seminary and College graduate, 1891. Papers consist of correspondence, journals, writings, research, autograph album, biographical information and photographs. Mainly documenting her experiences as a student at Mount Holyoke and her career as a Spanish teacher.
Carter, Hettie M. Dodd, 1850-1943; Student. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1871. Papers consist of personal diaries, correspondence and compositions; primarily documenting her journey from Turkey to the United States to attend Mount Holyoke and later, her academic and social activities while at the Seminary.
Charlotte Edwards Allen [Ward] papers
Ward, Charlotte Edwards Allen, 1880-1973; Missionary and housewife. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1903. Papers consist of diaries, correspondence, lists, memoranda, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily containing letters describing her life as the wife of Dr. Edwin St. John Ward and a medical missionary in the Middle East.
Cobleigh family papers
Cobleigh family. John Cobleigh. Papers consist of letters by several descendants of John Cobleigh including his children, Luke, George, John, Lyman and Lucy Ann Foristall, and granddaughters, Kathrina Augusta, 1868-1936, and Virginia Monroe Quick, 1900-1985, Mount Holyoke College graduates, 1892 and 1922 respectively. Primarily documenting family news with special interest in California gold mining in the 1850s and one son's work on the construction of a Chicago railroad.
Cowles, Eunice Caldwell, 1811-1903; Teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary Associate Principal, 1837-1838. Papers contain correspondence, writings, biographical information, Caldwell and Cowles family papers and a photograph. Chiefly focusing on her connections to Mary Lyon and Zilpah P. Grant Banister through both Mount Holyoke and Ipswich Female Seminaries and her activities and social events at each institution.
Dorothy Ada Snow papers
Snow, Dorothy Ada, 1912-1997; secretary. Mount Holyoke College staff member, 1940-1977. Papers consist of travel diaries, itineraries, correspondence, and photographs relating chiefly to her travels to Great Britain and Ireland and to her retirement from Mount Holyoke in 1977.
Dorothy Firman Van Ess papers
Van Ess, Dorothy Firman, 1855-1975; student, teacher, author, missionary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1906. Diaries, correspondence, writings, memorabilia, books, family papers, biographical material, and photographs primarily concerning her experiences as a student at Mount Holyoke College; her work as an educator and missionary in Basrah, Iraq; travels in Kuwait, India, Iran, Lebanon, and Cyprus; and family life.
Elisabeth Bardwell papers
Bardwell, Elisabeth Miller, 1831-1899; College teacher and astronomer. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1866. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1866-1896. An instrumental supporter in building the Williston Observatory. Papers consist of correspondence, scrapbook, notebook, travel journal, notes and photographs. Primarily documenting her interest in astronomy and her trip to Europe, all dating between 1874 and 1899.
Elizabeth Kinney papers
Kinney, Elizabeth Tucker, 1904- ; Zoologist. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1924. Papers consist of diaries, postcards, and photographs. Primarily documenting academic and social life in high school and at Mount Holyoke.
Elizabeth Seaver Helfman papers
Helfman, Elizabeth Wentworth Seaver, 1911- ; Author and teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1933. Papers contain correspondence, journal, diary, and writings. Primarily documenting her thoughts, social activities and relationships with friends and family. Also includes her book entitled, "This hungry world."
Faculty and staff biographical files
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.
Fanny Ogle diary
Ogle, Fanny, d. 1850; caretaker. Papers consist of a diary written between 1845 and 1846 primarily commenting on daily activities including reading, religion, and gardening, in addition to her care for an invalid woman at the woman's home in Scotland.
Friedline, Jessie May Williams Freeman, 1870-1943; Mount Holyoke Female Seminary student 1886-1887. Papers consist of a journal, a published article and biographical information, primarily concerning a summer visit to Mount Holyoke College in 1926.
Fritcher, Ann Eliza, d. 1896; Teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1857. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1859-1863. Papers consist of notebook, journal, and a photograph. Primarily documenting her voyage to England and Turkey in 1863 and her experience as principal of a school in Turkey.
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.
Genevieve Frances Pratt papers
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.
Gladys Ford Pratt papers
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.
Grace Mellen journals
Mellen, Grace Temple, b. 1877; Housewife. Papers consist of journals commenting on her life as a mother and living on a farm. Chiefly describing the work of her husband on the farm owned by Joseph Skinner and the mental illnesses of her mother and husband, Archie C. Mellen.
Grant family papers
Hall, Ruth Hana Tenny, 1907-1997; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1929. Papers contain correspondence, diaries, a scrapbook, writings, memorabilia, biographical information and photographs; primarily documents her daily activities and her experiences during her undergraduate years at Mount Holyoke, also including letters from her father, Charles B. Tenny, discussing the 1923 earthquake in Japan.
Harriette A. Wells Royce journals
Royce, Harriette A. Wells, 1827-1892; Student. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1845-1846. Papers consist of journals. Primarily noting her daily activities at Mount Holyoke and her life upon return to the family farm.
Hartwell, Hannah Louisa Plimpton Peet, 1823-1908; Teacher and missionary. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1848. Papers contain four volumes of journals and notebooks, correspondence, Plimpton family correspondence, biographical information and a photograph.
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