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Abbie Park Ferguson papers

Identifier: MS 0687

Ferguson, Abbie Park, 1837-1919; Teacher and missionary. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1856. Papers consist of correspondence, devotional book, clippings, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily documenting the founding of the Huguenot Seminary, South Africa, its history and her activities there. Also contains a correspondence by Anna Bliss, Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1862.

Dates: 1861 - 1919

ABC Program Records

 Series — Container: General Material A, Folder: ABC Program Fol. 1
Identifier: RG 11-01

These records include reports (1965-), correspondence (1965-69), student publications (1969), student evaluations (1969), general material (1964-), and photographs (1965-).

Dates: 1965

Abigail Cowles Grant papers

Identifier: MS 0636

Grant, Abigail Fidelia Cowles, 1820-1881; students. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1843-1845. Papers consist of letters to her cousin Martha Grant, primarily describing academic and residential life at Mount Holyoke and her marriage to Joel Grant.

Dates: 1844 - 1848; Majority of material found in 1846 - 1846

Academic departments and programs

 Record Group — Container: Academic Departments - General material
Identifier: RG 18
Abstract Academic Departments and Programs records chiefly document the requirements, course offerings, and activities, of these units of the College. Materials date from circa 1863 to the present and include correspondence, minutes and agenda, course records, research records, subject files, questionnaires, records concerning programs and events, scrapbooks, historical sketches, brochures, announcements, lists, films, lantern slides, audiocassettes, video recordings, DVDs, and photographs. Most...
Dates: 1863

Academies and seminaries collection

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 31
Abstract The Academies and Seminaries Collection brings together a variety of sources relating to private schools (chiefly for girls or women) in the United States (and one in Canada) which were established in the nineteenth century, many of them modeled after Mount Holyoke Female Seminary or otherwise following the recommendations of its founder, Mary Lyon. Materials date from 1810 to 1999 and include correspondence, reports, catalogues, circulars, brochures, articles, historical sketches, notes,...
Dates: 1810 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1930

Ad Hoc Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid records

 Sub-Series — Box: 1
Identifier: RG 03-03-01

Records of the Ad Hoc Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid, a group comprised of Mount Holyoke College trustees and administrators, date from 1992-1993 and concern efforts to recruit qualified students while managing increasing costs to the College. The collection includes minutes, agenda, reports, and statistics as well as several analyses of the admissions program prepared by faculty member Christopher H. Pyle.

Dates: 1992 - 1993

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

Ada L. F. Snell Poetry Prize records

 Series — Container: Prizes and Honors - List of Recipients; Press Releases; Non-MHC Prizes; MHC Prizes, A-R, Folder: Ada L. F. Snell Poetry Prize
Identifier: RG 14-01

The records include the poetry submitted by five Mount Holyoke students.

Dates: 1969 - 1971

Adaline D. H. Kelsey papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 0850

Kelsey, Adaline DeMontall Higbee, 1844-1931; Physician, missionary and college teacher, Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1868. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary physician and faculty member 1876-78. The papers span the years of 1878-1905 and include correspondence, writings, biographical material and photographs. The material principally documents her work in Asia.

Dates: 1878 - 1905

Adams Female Academy collection

Identifier: MS 0503

Adams Female Academy. Founded in Derry, New Hampshire in 1824. Collection contains lists of students, teachers and trustees (1824-1827), letters by the Board of Trustees, compositions written by Mary Lyon's students, student records, historical information, and postcards. Primarily documenting the establishment and early years of the Academy. Also documents early teachers including Zilpah P. Grant Banister and Mary Lyon.

Dates: 1824 - 1830; Majority of material found within 1824 - 1827

Adams papers

Identifier: MS 0720

Adams, A. Elizabeth, 1892-1962; teacher, zoologist, dean. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1914. Papers contain correspondence, writings, Mount Holyoke College presidential succession documents, biographical information, and photographs; primarily relates to her time as a faculty member at Mount Holyoke College.

Dates: 1914-1962

Adele S. Simmons Papers

Identifier: HCA-02-003

Administrative offices records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 07

Administrative Offices at Mount Holyoke are documented by a wide range of records which reflect the goals, organization, activities, and staffing of these units. These records are arranged by the name of each office. Materials date from circa 1841 to the present include reports, minutes, correspondence, subject files, publications, surveys, statistics, questionnaires, audiocassettes, and photographs. Records for some administrative offices are described by separate online finding aids.

Dates: 1841

African-American and African Studies Department records

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: RG 18-01

African-American and African Studies Department Records date from 1970-1991 and document the history and activities of this unit at Mount Holyoke College. Materials include reports, articles, press releases, and announcements primarily concerning the creation and early years of the Department (1970-1973).

Dates: 1971 - 1991

Alice Seymour Browne Frame papers

Identifier: MS 0539

Frame, Alice Seymour Browne, 1878-1941; Teacher and missionary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1900. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1928-1929. Papers consist of correspondence, articles, biographical information and photographs; primarily documenting her experiences, particularly with educating local women, while a missionary in Northern China.

Dates: 1896 - 1942

Alice Van Ess Brewer and William Dodd Brewer papers

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

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 Association records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 28
Abstract Records of the Alumnae Association of Mount Holyoke College document the history and activities of the organization established in 1872 to serve as well as collect information about women who have attended the school. There are also some materials concerning the Memorandum Society established in 1838 which was a predecessor of the Association. Some records are for individual alumnae clubs. Materials date from 1838 to the present and include correspondence, reports, minutes, financial...
Dates: 1838-

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

American College Council for Summer Study Abroad records

Identifier: RG 12-01

American College Council for Summer Study Abroad Records concern a program which provided students at several colleges in the United States with opportunities to study in other countries. Materials consist of correspondence, brochures, and press releases describing the program.

Dates: 1953 - 1955

American Expedition to Hebron records

 Series — Box: 1, Folder: American Expedition to Hebron
Identifier: RG 12-02

American Expedition to Hebron Records date from 1965-1966 and consist of announcements, press releases and brochures concerning a summer program which offered college students an opportunity to participate in archaeological expeditions to sites in Israel and Jordan.

Dates: 1965 - 1966

American Studies Program records

 Series — Box: Intercollegiate Courses/Seminars; Interdepartmental Courses; Interdisciplinary Majors A-B, Folder: American Studies Program
Identifier: RG 18-45

The American Studies Program Records contain annual reports from 1974 to 1993, as well as a report to the Trustees and two articles about the program.

Dates: 1971-1973

Amy Roberts Jones papers

Identifier: MS 0770

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

Identifier: MS 0764

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

Ann M. Mayer papers

Identifier: MS 0626

Mayer, Ann Margaret, 1938- ; Teacher and author. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1960. Papers contain correspondence, class notes and publications. Primarily documenting campus events and academic work in addition to her literary career.

Dates: 1956-1978; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1960

Anna C. Edwards Prize for Excellence in Debate records

 Series — Container: Prizes and Honors - List of Recipients; Press Releases; Non-MHC Prizes; MHC Prizes, A-R
Identifier: RG 14-02

The records include newspaper clippings, correspondence, a list of regulations governing the award, and a magazine article.

Dates: 1915-1944

Anna Cheney Edwards papers

Identifier: MS 0531

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.

Dates: 1859-1930

Anne Carey Edmonds papers

Identifier: MS 0530

Edmonds, Anne Carey, 1924- ; Librarian. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1964-1994. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily documenting her professional life and travels in South Africa, her experiences in England during World War II, and the expansion of Mount Holyoke's library.

Dates: 1976-1989

Anne Singer Memorial Award records

 Series — Container: Prizes and Honors - List of Recipients; Press Releases; Non-MHC Prizes; MHC Prizes, A-R
Identifier: RG 14-03

The records contain correspondence dealing with the foundation of this Memorial Award.

Dates: 1971-1973

Annie S. James Burling papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 0846

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.

Dates: 1863-1866