Mount Holyoke College Manuscript Collections
Found in 357 Collections and/or Records:
Turner, Abby Howe, 1875-1957; physiologist and teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1896. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1896-1901 and 1904-1940. Papers contain writings, correspondence, research material, a grade book, biographical information, and photographs. Documenting primarily research on the health and metabolism of young women including the physical data about each student at Mount Holyoke between 1931 and 1935.
Lower, Mark Antony, 1813-1876, school master and historian. Text of two public lectures on the Bayeux tapestry.
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.
Ulmer, Marion Davis, b. 1935; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1956. Papers contain course records and photographs; primarily consisting of notebooks, notes, laboratory work and examinations used for courses taken at Mount Holyoke College.
Usher, Jessie, d. 1906; student. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1857. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1860-1861. Papers consist of fourteen letters to her family, notes from her sister, Melissa Usher Tyler, and three notebooks on Bible studies. Primarily documents her academic and social activities at Mount Holyoke.
Sprague, Viette Isabel Brown, 1846-1923; missionary. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1871. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, biographical information and photographs primarily documenting her work as a missionary in China during the Boxer Rebellion and the political rights of Chinese women with special emphasis on foot binding.
Barnes, Viola Florence, 1885-1979; Historian, college teacher, and author. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1919-1951. Papers contain correspondence, writings, Mount Holyoke College History Department records, memorabilia, biographical information, and photographs. Principally document her work as a historian and the development of the American Studies program at the College. Author of "The Dominion of New England."
Warbeke, John Martyn, 1879-1950; philosopher and college teacher. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1912-1944. Papers consist of published and unpublished writings, lecture and speech notes, research notes, notes on other speakers, course records, correspondence, original music scores, materials from The Holyoke (Massachusetts) League of Arts and Crafts, memorabilia, biographical information, and photographs; primarily pertaining to his work as a scholar and teacher.
Welch, Elizabeth Mary Bell, 1829-1876; student. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1847. Papers consist of a commonplace book of sermons, a journal, drawings, and memorabilia documenting primarily her daily academic and social activities and her religious life while a student at Mount Holyoke.
Holograph letter and photocopy.Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895, reformer. Letter to his brother Lewis Weld about conditions at Lane Seminary in Aug. 1834, includes comments on sickness and abolitionist activities.
Western Female Seminary, Oxford, Ohio, predecessor to Western College for Women, founded in 1853 by Rev. and Mrs. Daniel Tenney. It's first principal was Helen Peabody, one of Mary Lyon's students. Records consist primarily of notebooks, catalogs, publications, clippings, and photographs (1863-1973) with particular focus on the period 1877-1880.
White, Ruth Esther Parker, 1895-1989; Missionary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1917. Parts of the collection in Tamil. Papers consist of letters, speeches, writings, biographical information, memorabilia, and photographs. Primarily documenting her work with children in India and the social conditions of the country including famine and leper colonies.
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892; Writer and Political consultant. Papers consist of a letter to his friend and fellow writer Lucy Larcom containing general greetings concerning health, the matters of acquaintances, and travels. Envelope is included.
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.
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.
Women's Christian College. Founded in Madras, India, 1915. Collection consists of minutes from Council meetings, publications, Mount Holyoke alumnae files pertaining to fundraising, anniversary materials, and photographs.
Woodworth, Lydia Ames Sessions, 1833-1912; College teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1856. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1856-1859. Papers consists of compositions, letters, clippings, biographical information, diploma, class of 1856 constitution, and a note from Mary Chapin. Primarily containing compositions prepared as a Mount Holyoke student and round-robin letters by classmates.
World War I in France, glass stereographs. Fifty images from the First World War showing destruction caused by the fighting. Captions in French.
Young, Susan Blanche Cole, 1879-1971; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1902. Papers contain course records, memorabilia, biographical information and photographs, but consisting primarily of notebooks used for courses taken at Mount Holyoke.
Youngblood, Sarah Helen, 1928-1980; Poet and college teacher. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1968-1980. Papers consist of correspondence, course records, subject files, writings, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily documenting her teaching career and work as a poet as well as subject files of research on poetry.
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.