Mount Holyoke College Manuscript Collections
Found in 357 Collections and/or Records:
Abbie Park Ferguson papers
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.
Abigail Cowles Grant papers
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.
Adaline D. H. Kelsey papers
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.
Adams Female Academy collection
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.
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.
Alice Seymour Browne Frame papers
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.
Alice Van Ess Brewer and William Dodd Brewer papers
Allen Family papers
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.
Amy Roberts Jones papers
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.
Ann Haven Morgan papers
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.
Ann M. Mayer papers
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.
Anna Cheney Edwards papers
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.
Anne Carey Edmonds papers
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.
Annie S. James Burling papers
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.
Anonymous: Library books which I have read
Anonymous. List of Books Read, 1800-1803, presumably by a member of the Social Library of Petersham, Massachusetts. Most of the 29 books listed are non-fiction; brief comments accompany each entry.
Archibald MacLeish papers
Archibald MacLeish, 1892-1982, poet and Statesman. Papers consist of correspondence and reports relating primarily to MacLeish's involvement in the formation and activities of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and to a lesser degree, the publishing of poetry.
Arnold Bennett essay: books & persons
Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931; literary critic. Essay on French literature written for his column in the "London Evening Standard" (December 1930). Begins with review of Philip Carr's "The French at Home". Also comments on latest works of Andre Malraux and Jean Girado.
Aubrey Beardsley letter: Spread Eagle Hotel, Epsom, England, to Leonard Smithers
With original envelope.Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898; artist and author. Short letter to his publisher Leonard Smithers with oblique reference to Beardsley's recent illness and his move to Boscombe in Dorset (England).
B. Woodward, A system of plain trigonometry
Babcock, Virginia Frances, 1909-1997; student and secondary school teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1931. Mount Holyoke College graduate student and graduate assistant, 1931-1933. Papers consist of a scrapbook, a photograph album, an account book, correspondence, memorabilia, biographical information, and photographs; principally documenting her years as an undergraduate and graduate student at Mount Holyoke.
Baker, Helen Craig, 1888-1990; student, clerical worker. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1910. Papers consist of correspondence, material relating to the Gamma Kappa secret society, programs for Mount Holyoke College Glee, Banjo and Mandolin Clubs concerts, biographical information, a photograph album and photographs; primarily documenting undergraduate social activities and activities of members of Gamma Kappa and the Class of 1910 while at Mount Holyoke and after.
Ball, Margaret, 1878-1952; College teacher and author. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1900. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1901-1945. Papers contain correspondence, essays, drafts, research notes, clippings, subject files, family financial records, and memorabilia; chiefly notes her academic activities as both a student and professor along with four decades of correspondence between faculty and alumnae.
Barbara Gilson papers
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.
Barbara Howland Taylor papers
Taylor, Barbara Howland Barber, 1889-1975; student, teacher, scholar, housewife. Mount Holyoke College Graduate, 1913. Papers contain research material, writings, memorabilia, information on plants and gardening, biographical information, and photographs; primarily relating to her research about Mexican culture and literature and the Spanish language.
Barbara J. White papers
White, Barbara Jeanne Johnson, 1918-; student and college teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1939 (M.A. 1941). Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1939-1944. Papers consist of correspondence, course records, a scrapbook, teaching records, a published article, biographical information, and photographs, primarily documenting her academic and social life as a Mount Holyoke College student and instructor.
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.
Barnes, Viola Frances, 1885-1979; Historian, college teacher, and author. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1919-1951. Papers contain correspondence, writings, course materials, family history drafts, autobiography, and financial records; principally consists of her work as a historian and the development of the American Studies program at the College. Author of "The Dominion of New England."
Barnett, Louise Eleanor Fruen, 1927- ; Teacher and housewife. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1949. Papers consist of letters to her family. Primarily describing her academic and social activities while at Mount Holyoke with an emphasis on classes, traditions and special events, including a lecture by Eleanor Roosevelt.
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.
Beach, Emily Kellogg, 1871-1955; Teacher and Young Women's Christian Association member. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1893. Papers consist of a scrapbook, writings, memorabilia, biographical information and photographs. Mainly documenting her experience at Mount Holyoke with special attention to the Presidential election of 1892 and her later interest in missionary work.