Showing Collections: 31 - 60 of 64
Horner, Joyce Mary, 1903-1980; Writer and college teacher. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1944-1969. Papers include journals, correspondence, writings, reviews of her novels, records from English courses, biographical information and photographs. Chiefly documenting her academic career and publications.
Yuan, Irene He, 1949-1983; Graduate student. Attended Mount Holyoke College, 1980-1982. Papers contain an unfinished autobiography comparing her life in China and the United States as well as her struggle with cancer. Title transcribed.
Jackson, Elisabeth Averill, 1909-1991; Housewife. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1931. Papers consist of journals, desk calendars, correspondence, evaluations, documents pertaining to her work as a reader for the Aspen Playwrights Conference, biographical information and photographs. Primarily documenting her reflections on her life as a wife and mother and her travels to Lebanon and Europe.
Travel Journal and notebook belonging to James B. Sleigh, of Glasgow, Scotland. Contains account of trip from Jun 22-29th 1861 in Scottish mountains, as well as an accounting of costs from the trip and scraps of poetry. The narrative account describes includes train, boat, coach and foot travel from Loch Lommond to Ft. William, and to Oban. In addition, there is an account of walking up Ben Nevis.
Jean E. Taylor is a 1966 graduate of Mount Holyoke College and former professor at Rutgers University. This collection includes correspondence, primarily written to her parents, as well as student work, biographical materials, and ephemera from the presidential election and inauguration of 1964/1965.
Bird, Jeanne Yvonne Pinard, 1914-1953; Housewife. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1935 and M.A., 1936. Papers consist of professional records, photographs, newspaper articles, a small watercolor, and a travel diary. Primarily focusing on her experiences while accompanying her husband in Europe at the beginning of World War II.
Hardy, Josephine M. Kingsley, -1871; Student. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1857. Papers consist of diaries, compositions, and history class notes principally documenting her life at Mount Holyoke. Also includes commonplace books containing writings by students at Northfield Seminary and elsewhere, ca 1851-1853.
Villard, Léonie; professor at the Université de Lyon, Lyon France. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1937 and 1950-1951. This journal details the political and socio-economic conditions in World War II France contrasting life in the city of Lyon and the nearby countryside. There are only 8 entries for 1941 with none between July 7 and Dec. 26, 1941.
Benner, Lorraine Wineow, 1906-1995; psychologist and college teacher. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1951-1972. Educator with the India Women's College Exchange. Papers contain correspondence, travel diaries, biographical information, and photographs primarily focusing on her letters from her former host family in Japan and twelve diaries pertaining to her teaching and traveling experiences. Collection contains material in English and Japanese.
Hawley, Lucy Fletcher, ca. 1824-1878; Student. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1841-1842. Papers consist of a diary documenting her experience at Mount Holyoke including academics and social activities.
MacLaren, Katharine Yoder Hook, 1905-2002; Nurse. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1926. Papers consist of correspondence, diaries, a scrapbook, memorabilia, an obituary and photographs. Primarily documenting her life as a student at Mount Holyoke College, 1922-1926, and the first few years after graduation. Included are her letters from summer camp in 1919, her correspondence and memorabilia from a 1926 European trip, and letters from her husband, Allan Booth MacLaren.
Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873, philosopher and economist. Diary kept during a walking tour in Hampshire, West Sussex and the Isle of Wight in England during July and August 1832, containing detailed descriptions of what he encountered along the way.
Moore, Dorothy Beatrice Gleason, 1905-1993; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1928. Papers contain correspondence, diary, memorabilia, scrapbook, biographical information, and photographs; primarily documenting her travels through Europe and detailing her experience at Mount Holyoke, including daily activities, special events, and traditions.
Nelson, Mary Louise Moody, d. 1863; Teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1854. Papers consist of correspondence and journals. Primarily discussing local events, family, and life in Ohio during the late 19th century.
Nutting, Mary Olivia, 1831-1910; Librarian. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1852. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary staff member, 1870-1901. Papers consist of correspondence, account books, diaries, books written by Nutting, a notebook, and photographs. Primarily documenting her daily activities as a student at Mount Holyoke and her plans for Peterson's Lodge faculty apartment house.
Backes, Ruth Emerson, 1918-; Psychologist, teacher, and consultant. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, research material, publications, oral history material, and photographs relating to her research for a biography of social reformer and government official Frances Perkins, a 1902 graduate of Mount Holyoke College. Includes photocopies of letters and writings by Perkins.
Sanford family papers, 1788-1900. Papers consist of inventories, account books, and a book of charades of the family of William, William A., Edward and Edward C. A. Sanford of Nynehead Court, Somerset, England. Inventories includes household goods, including silverplate and picture, and the library.
Holden, Sarah Daniels Packard, 1827-1907; Student. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1846. Papers contain journals, correspondence, notebooks, biographical information, a diploma, and photographs. Primarily pertaining to her daily activities and social events at Mount Holyoke.
Schelkunoff, Jean Gardiner Kennedy, 1901-1979; New York State government official. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1923. Papers consist of diaries, correspondence, articles, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily documenting her trip to China and the British Isles and her marriage to Sergei A. Schelkunoff.
Scott-Shumway-Sibley family. Austin L. Shumway and Louise Richard Shumway, 1838-1922. Papers consist of diaries written by their daughter, Priscilla Shumway Scott, 1881-1962, primarily describing her social and academic activities at Mount Holyoke. Also containing a small collection of diaries and correspondence between her mother Louise Richards Shumway, husband Harry Fisher Scott, d. 1960, and sister Sara Shumway Sibley.
Smith family. Edward Smith, 1830-1865, and Georgiana Smith Smith, 1830-1885, and one daughter. Papers contain correspondence, diaries, writings, biographical information and photographs. Primarily documenting the experiences of Clara Eliza Smith, 1865-1943, their daughter, while a student at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1882-1885.
Kalma, Susan Martine Hitchcock, 1943-2003; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1965. Papers consist of a scrapbook, journals, correspondence, financial records, course records, memorabilia, biographical information and photographs; concerning primarily her academic and social activities at Mount Holyoke.