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Alice Van Ess Brewer and William Dodd Brewer papers

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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

Barkhuff papers

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Identifier: MS 0806
Abstract Barkhuff, Margaret (Margareta) Niles, 1892-1992; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1914. Papers consist of a scrapbook, a photograph album, recollections, memorabilia, biographical information and a photograph; principally pertaining to her undergraduate years at Mount Holyoke. Also included are recollections of her childhood in Amsterdam, New York.
Dates: 1910 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1914

Beecher family papers

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Identifier: MS 0509
Abstract Beecher Family. Lyman Beecher and children: Catharine E. (1800-1878), William (1802-1889), Edward (1803-1895), Mary (1805-1900), George (1809-1843), Henry Ward (1813-1887), Charles (1815-1900), and Thomas Kinnicut (1824-1900); daughter-in-law, Katherine Edes Beecher (d. 1870), and grandson, Frederick W. Beecher. Papers consist of correspondence, sermons, lecture notes, funeral sermons, a poem and biographical information relating to members of the Beecher family; principally pertaining to...
Dates: 1822-1903, bulk 1822-1865

Carter papers

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Identifier: MS 0518
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1866-1868

Clark correspondence

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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

Cobleigh family papers

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Identifier: MS 0523
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1847-1908; Majority of material found within 1847 - 1865

Cogswell family correspondence

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Identifier: MS 0522
Abstract Cogswell family. Wade and Hannah Barker Cogswell. Papers contain letters by Abby Cogswell Twycross, 1809-1878, daughter of Wade, to various relatives of the Barker and Twycross family and her sister, Elizabeth Cogswell Wood, 1807-1841. Primarily documenting family matters and Elizabeth's work as a teacher.
Dates: 1828-1877; Majority of material found within 1828 - 1833

Dowd papers

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Identifier: MS 0527
Abstract Dowd, Harriet Miriam North, 1830-1911; Principal and housewife. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1851. Papers consist of correspondence, invitations, and biographical material. Primarily discussing her daily activities, her career, and her health.
Dates: 1848-1911; Majority of material found within 1853 - 1875

Dudley papers

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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

Edling correspondence

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Identifier: MS 0529
Abstract Edling, Leila Childs, 1895-1976; Nurse and missionary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1917. Papers consist of correspondence, primarily documenting her travels to Africa and her subsequent work as a mother and medical missionary in Angola.
Dates: 1918-1960; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1924

Edward R. and Janet Brewster Murrow papers

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Identifier: MS 0576
Abstract Murrow, Edward Roscoe, 1908-1965, radio and television journalist and United States Information Agency director, and Janet Huntington Brewster Murrow, 1910-1998, Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1933, and staff member, 1970-1978, and volunteer worker. Papers contain correspondence, writings, memorabilia, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily concerning their personal and professional lives, including their experience during World War II when he was Director of European...
Dates: 1860

Elizabeth Lucy Chapin papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 0855
Abstract Chapin, Elizabeth Lucy, 1838-1862; Secondary school teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1857. Papers span the years 1842, and 1859-1861, and consist of correspondence, a photograph, a photocopy of a poem, and a small book. Primarily letters written by Lucy in Athens, Georgia and West Point, Mississippi, to a sister in Chicopee, Massachusetts, documenting her life as a young woman from the North teaching in the South on the eve of the Civil War.
Dates: 1842-1861

Frost family correspondence

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Identifier: MS 0541
Abstract Frost family: Daniel Frost, Marietta Sherwood Frost (Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1847) and five children. Papers consist of letters describing family activities, education and health, documenting primarily family life in a clergyman's household in New England in the 1850s. Also include references to the experiences of Marietta Sherwood Frost's father, William Sherwood, as a gold miner in California.
Dates: 1849-ca. 1860

Grace Mellen journals

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Identifier: MS 0570
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1897-1958

Grant family papers

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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

Harriette A. Wells Royce journals

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Identifier: MS 0581
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1845-1849

Hartwell papers

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Identifier: MS 0761
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1847 - 1909; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1871

Herron papers

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Identifier: MS 0548
Abstract Herron, Mary Louise Browning 1834-1863; Missionary and Teacher. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1855. The papers contain correspondence, family material, biographical material and a published letter. The letters are. The papers primarily document missionary life in India. The collection also includes some family materials written after her death discussing family issues.
Dates: 1849-1886; Majority of material found within 1855 - 1863

Ireland-Frey correspondence

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Identifier: MS 0557
Abstract Ireland-Frey, Louise Myrth, 1912- ; Doctor and housewife. Mount Holyoke College M.A., 1936. Papers consist of letters written to her family; primarily describing her experience as an assistant in the Zoology Department at Mount Holyoke as well as her social activities and the behavior of colleagues and students.
Dates: 1934-1936

Jackson papers

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Identifier: MS 0558
Abstract 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.
Dates: ca. 1928-1991

Katharine Elizabeth (Betty) Taylor Wells papers

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Identifier: MS 0598
Abstract Mount Holyoke College graduate (1935) and French high school teacher. Correspondence, writings, photographs, biographical material and scrapbooks documenting close friendship with Simone Calvet, a friend met in France her junior year abroad (1935.)
Dates: 1931-1995, n.d.

Martha Stifler Waller papers

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Identifier: MS 0833
Abstract Waller, Martha Huntington Stifler, 1920- ; Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1941. Papers contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs primarily documenting her professional and personal life during World War II when she worked in the Office of the Chief Signal Officer in the War Department.
Dates: 1941-1945

Mary Ella Spooner Brown papers

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Identifier: MS 0510
Abstract Brown, Mary Ella Spooner, 1851-1946; College teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1872. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1872-1884. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily containing her autobiography and also containing letters from Mary E.Woolley and original songs and poems.
Dates: 1872-1946

Mildred Allen papers

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Identifier: MS 0502
Abstract Allen, Mildred, 1894-1990; Physicist and college teacher. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1918-1959. Papers contain correspondence, writings, research, teaching records, financial and legal records, family papers, biographical information, memorabilia, and photographs; chiefly documents her correspondence with her grandfather, Hiram Hadley, and parents, C. Frank Allen and Caroline H. Allen, pertaining to her education, academic career, and family matters.
Dates: 1865-[ongoing]

Noss family papers

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Identifier: MS 0624
Abstract Noss family. Christopher Noss and Lura Boyer Noss, d.1907, and Carol Day Noss and 12 children. Papers consist of correspondence between the family while the parents were missionaries in Japan. Principally documenting the education of two of the children, Frederick Boyer Noss, 1901- , and Anna Isabel (Annabelle) Noss Welty, 1899-2000, in addition to family matters, home life, report cards and academic life. Also includes genealogical and biographical information provided by the donor.
Dates: 1912 - 1924

Rosemary Masters correspondence

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Identifier: MS 0568
Abstract Masters, Rosemary Cox, 1939- ; Lawyer. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1961. Papers consist chiefly of letters to her parents, concerning her activities at Mount Holyoke College and Harvard University Law School, her work as a lawyer, marriage to Jon J. Masters, life in New York City and birth of two children.
Dates: 1958-1970

Sarah Ford correspondence

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Identifier: MS 0537
Abstract Ford, Sarah Elizabeth, 1836-1916; Secondary school teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1857. Papers contain correspondence from family members and classmates, primarily describing social activities, family life and health.
Dates: 1853-1874

Smith family papers

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Identifier: MS 0588
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1862-1954

Stafford correspondence

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Identifier: MS 0589
Abstract Stafford, Cynthia Mirandia Abram, 1835-1863; Teacher. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1859-1860. Papers consist of two letters listing her expenses at Mount Holyoke, three letters about her journey to Oregon on the Oregon Trail and one written by her husband, Cyrus G. Stafford, describing her life.
Dates: 1859-1863

Stifler papers

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Identifier: MS 0590
Abstract Stifler, Susan Martha Reed, 1884-1987; Historian and college teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1907. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1926-1934. Papers contain correspondence, diaries, writings, and photographs. Primarily consisting of letters to her husband, William Warren Stifler and family regarding her experiences in China.
Dates: 1904-1984