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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
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
Identifier: MS 0531
Abstract 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.
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 0846
Abstract 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.
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
Identifier: MS 0773
Abstract 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.
Identifier: MS 0511
Abstract 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.
Identifier: MS 0513
Abstract 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.
Identifier: MS 0514
Abstract 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.
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.
Identifier: MS 0595
Abstract 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.
Dates: ca. 1899-1973
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 0852
Abstract Montgomery, Charlotte Nichols, 1904-1994; journalist, columnist, author, consumer advocate. Papers date from 1912-1986 and consist of writings, speeches, correspondence, journals, diaries, research materials, publicity and press clippings, photographs, awards, scrapbooks, biographical materials, and ephemera which primarily document her professional life as a pioneering consumer advocate and columnist best known for the column Speaker for the House in ...
Dates: 1912-1986; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1974
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
Identifier: MS 0718
Abstract 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.
Dates: ca. 1821-1903
Identifier: MS 0673
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1960-1997; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1977
Identifier: MS 0875
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1862 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1976
Identifier: MS 0508
Abstract 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.
Identifier: MS 0616
Abstract 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.
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
Collection — Container: Manuscripts (not separately boxed) - 1
Identifier: MS 0017
Abstract 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.
Dates: April 1845-August 1846
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 0819
Abstract 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.
Dates: ca. 1911-ca. 1943; Majority of material found in 1926 - 1926
Identifier: MS 0606
Abstract 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.
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
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.
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
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.
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...
Identifier: MS 0619
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1909-1998; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1929
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.
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
- Subject: diaries X
- diaries 64
- Mount Holyoke College Manuscript Collections 63
- correspondence 38
- photographs 24
- Voyages and travels 21
- Mount Holyoke College -- Students 13
- Student activities -- Massachusetts -- South Hadley 12
- notebooks 12
- scrapbooks 12
- Mount Holyoke College -- Faculty 11
- Women college students -- Massachusetts 10
- Women travelers 10
- College students -- Massachusetts 9
- Family -- United States -- History 9
- Mount Holyoke College -- Traditions 9
- account books 9
- Mount Holyoke College -- Curricula 8
- Mount Holyoke Female Seminary -- Students 8
- Transportation and travel 7
- Women -- United States -- Social conditions -- Sources 7 ∧ less
- Mount Holyoke College. Alumnae Association 1