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Mount Holyoke Female Seminary -- Faculty -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Burgess papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1838-1853

Caroline LeConte Morris correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0635
Abstract Morris, Caroline LeConte, d. 1899; student. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1841. Papers consist of letters to family members; primarily documenting her experience as a student at Mount Holyoke, including special events and daily activities and a letter from her daughter enclosing a family tree.
Dates: 1839-1841

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

Fidelia Fiske papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0536
Abstract Fiske, Fidelia, 1850-1895; Teacher and missionary. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1842. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1858-1864. Papers contain letters and her book entitled, "Recollections of Mary Lyon." Primarily consisting of letters regarding her journey to Persia and her founding of a girls' school while a missionary there.
Dates: 1841-1866

Grant family papers

 Collection
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

 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

Herron papers

 Collection
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

Jane Scudder correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0638
Abstract Scudder, Jane, ca. 1828-1906; Student. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary 1844-1846. Papers consist of 15 letters to her parents, primarily describing her life at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1844-1846; Majority of material found in 1845 - 1845

Lucy Thurston Goodale papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0640
Abstract Goodale, Lucy Thurston, 1820-1840; Student. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary 1838-1840, died of typhoid. Papers contain correspondence, notebooks, writings, drawings, theorem paintings, memorabilia, and biographical and genealogical information. Documenting her experience at Mount Holyoke, including special events and daily activities.
Dates: ca. 1832-1841; Majority of material found within 1838 - 1840

Mary Ella Spooner Brown papers

 Collection
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

Mary Quincy Brown papers

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Identifier: MS 0637
Abstract Brown, Mary Quincy, 1828-1920; Educator. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1849. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary faculty member, 1849-1852. Papers contain correspondence, compositions, information sheet from 1915, clippings and notes. Mainly consisting of correspondence to parents regarding her experience at Mount Holyoke with special note of deaths, including the death of Mary Lyon. Letters written by Susan Brown, Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1851 and her parents are included in...
Dates: 1848 - 1920; Majority of material found within 1848 - 1854

Nichols papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0677
Abstract Nichols, Bethiah Avery Miller, 1815-1865; Student. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary 1837-1838. Papers contain a letter, lecture notes and a photograph. Primarily documenting her experience at Mount Holyoke and her interactions with Mary Lyon, including a visit she made to Heath, Massachusetts requesting funds for the Seminary. Housed in control files; two letters from John Kirkland Clark, grandson of Priscilla Maxwell, to Mary Woolley, regarding a letter written to his mother by Bethiah...
Dates: 1837 - 1838

Prince letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0577
Abstract Prince, Henriette Marsh, 1835-1869; Teacher. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1857-1858. Papers consist of letters written to a friend, principally describing her work at a plantation school in King William County, Virginia.
Dates: 1853-1861

Sarah Ford correspondence

 Collection
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

Sarah Locke Stow papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0591
Abstract Stow, Sarah Deborah Locke, 1836-1927; College teacher and author. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1859. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1859-1868 and 1877-1889. Papers contain letters, compositions, writings, and biographical material. Primarily documenting her academic and social experience as both a student and teacher at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1852-1927

Sigourney correspondence

 Collection — Friends and Benefactors Pf-Z, Folder: Sigourney, Lydia H. (1-2)
Identifier: MS 0586
Abstract Sigourney, Lydia Howard Huntley, 1791-1865; American author. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary benefactor. Letters to Mary Lyon, founder and principal of Mount Holyoke, concerning Sigourney's visits and gifts to the school.
Dates: 1839-1846

Smith family papers

 Collection
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

Somes correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0609
Abstract Somes, Gertrude E.; Student. Attended Mount Holyoke Seminary and College, 1888-1889. Papers consist of correspondence and one note from her time at Mount Holyoke. Primarily describing her daily life with an emphasis on her dislike of the domestic work system.
Dates: 1888-1889; Majority of material found in 1888 - 1888

Stafford correspondence

 Collection
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

Talcott correspondence

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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

Tyler papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0643
Abstract Tyler, Melissa Usher, d.1906; Housewife. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1856. Papers consist of fifty-six letters to her family and notebooks on religion. Primarily describing her daily activities and academic career at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1852-1856

Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0645
Abstract Williams, Clara Catherine "Kate" Pond, 1831-1895; missionary and teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1857. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1857-1864. Papers consist of correspondence, transcripts of journals, compositions, biographical information sheets, and a photograph album. The bulk of the collection consists of her journals (1865-1866 and 1871-1889) and letters to her classmate Jessie Usher.
Dates: 1857-1895; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1866

Winter family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0602
Abstract Winter Family. Papers contain letters from Mrs. S.A. Winters and daughter, Adelaide Winter Hiett, d.1871, a student at Mount Holyoke College, 1860-1862, to her son, Henry A. Winter, in the Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the United States Civil War.
Dates: 1861-1872