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Women -- United States -- Social conditions -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Bushee papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1886-1956

Caroline A. Henderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0547
Abstract Henderson, Caroline Agnes Boa, 1877-1966; Secondary school teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1901. Papers consist of letters, articles, biographical information, and six letters written by her daughter, Eleanor; primarily documenting her daily activities and difficulties, including the Dust Bowl, on the family farm in Oklahoma.
Dates: 1898 - 1965; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1965

Carter papers

 Collection
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

Chapin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0519
Abstract Chapin, Margaret Learned, 1904-1961; Secondary school teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1925. Papers consist of correspondence from her time at Mount Holyoke; mainly focusing on her academic and social activities.
Dates: 1921-1925

Cobleigh family papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Elizabeth Slater Rogers correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0580
Abstract Rogers, Elizabeth Slater, 1865-1918; College teacher. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1892-1896. Papers consist of letters to her fiance, George Benjamin Rogers, a graduate student at Harvard University. Primarily discussing her social and academic activities and their marriage plans.
Dates: 1893-1895

Gail Hamilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0545
Abstract Hamilton, Gail, (b. Mary Abigail Dodge) 1833-1896; Secondary school teacher and writer. Papers consist of correspondence to a cousin, primarily describing her activities as a teacher in Hartford, Connecticut and comments on the cities of Hartford and Washington D.C. while living with the family of politician James G. Blaine.
Dates: 1849-1893

Grace Mellen journals

 Collection
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

Graves correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0544
Abstract Graves, Dorothy Boyd, 1907- ; Student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1927. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1929-1932. Papers consist of correspondence to her mother, primarily describing her academic and social activities at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1923-1932

Harriette A. Wells Royce journals

 Collection
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

Jackson papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Rosemary Masters correspondence

 Collection
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

Schelkunoff papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0583
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1904-

Talcott correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0592
Abstract Talcott, Sarah Goodrich, 1835-1862; Teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1855. Papers contain letters written between Talcott and her family, primarily describing hometown events and her experiences at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1849-1861; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1857

Zilpah P. Grant Banister papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0506
Abstract Banister, Zilpah Polly Grant, 1794-1874; Educator. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, biographical sketches, maps and charts, clippings, memorabilia, and photographs. Primarily containing correspondence to family and colleagues pertaining to her work at Adams Female Academy and Ipswich Female Seminary.
Dates: 1803-1971