Mount Holyoke College Manuscript Collections
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 358 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 0509
Abstract Beecher Family. Lyman Beecher and children: Catharine E. (1800-1878), William (1802-1889), Edward (1803-1895), Mary (1805-1900), George (1809-1843), Henry Ward (1813-1887), Charles (1815-1900), and Thomas Kinnicut (1824-1900); daughter-in-law, Katherine Edes Beecher (d. 1870), and grandson, Frederick W. Beecher. Papers consist of correspondence, sermons, lecture notes, funeral sermons, a poem and biographical information relating to members of the Beecher family; principally pertaining to...
Dates: 1822-1903, bulk 1822-1865
Identifier: MS 0801
Abstract Bridges, Jeannette Bickford, 1896-1986; teacher and student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1918. Papers contain course records, an account book, memorabilia, a photograph album, biographical information, and photographs; primarily concerning Bridges' academic work at Mount Holyoke College.
Identifier: MS 0679
Abstract Brown, Annie Louise "Nancy", 1870-1942; Teacher and columnist. Mount Holyoke Seminary and College graduate, 1892. Papers contain writings, information on the Nancy Brown Peace Carillon, correspondence, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily focusing on her work as a columnist and her work on the Peace Carillon project.
Dates: 1892-1948; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1948
Identifier: MS 0777
Abstract Brown, Rachel Fuller, 1898-1980; Chemist. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1920. Papers consist of course records, writings, correspondence, memorabilia, an autograph album, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily documenting her coursework at Mount Holyoke College and her collaboration with Elizabeth Lee Hazen in the discovery of the antibiotic Nystatin.
Dates: ca. 1916-1980
Collection — Manuscripts (not separately boxed) - 1
Identifier: MS 0020
Abstract Letters and other documents relating to the Bloomsbury Group of 20th-century English authors collected by Gladys M. Brownell. Includes one letter each by Roger Fry and Vanessa Bell; 3 letters by Duncan Grant to Harold Monro; 3 letters by Lytton Strachey; and 9 mostly short letters by E. M. Forster.
Collection — Manuscripts (not separately boxed) - 1
Identifier: MS 0021
Abstract Sitwell, Edith and Osbert; English authors. Collection of 4 items, most importantly a hand-written copy of Edith Sitwell's poem "En famille"; also a hand-written dinner menu (Nov. 1931) and 2 short letters from Osbert, one to Ernest Gye and one to John Betjeman.
Identifier: MS 0511
Abstract Brugger, Florence, 1901-1988; Social worker. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1922. Papers contain correspondence, diary, articles, writings, biographical information, memorabilia and photographs. Chiefly documenting her senior year at Mount Holyoke and her career as a psychiatric social worker in the Middle East.
Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0512
Abstract Buckland Female School. Founded in Buckland, Massachusetts, 1824. Records contain compositions, philosophical questions, handwriting exercises, catalogs, and lists of students from the school which operated only during the winter months.
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.
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.
Identifier: MS 0516
Abstract Byfield Female Seminary. Founded in Byfield, Massachusetts in 1806; moved to Saugus, Massachusetts in 1822 while Rev. Joseph Emerson was the principal. Collection contains catalogs of students, historical information, and a photograph of the school; materials date primarily from 1824 to 1827.
Dates: 1818-1966 , bulk 1818-1822; Majority of material found within 1818 - 1822
Identifier: MS 0627
Abstract Camps, Miriam Camp, 1916-1995; Foreign Affairs Officer, editor, author. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1937. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, notebooks, 158 books, memos, papers, articles and pamphlets by Camps and others, biographical material, appointment book, passports, and photographs. Seventeen subject fields on topics such as Europe and trade. Primarily documenting her career in international relations with specific interest in the economics and politics of Europe.
Dates: 1937-1995; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980
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
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.
Identifier: MS 0754
Abstract Knapp, Caroline Maria Field, 1828-1854; student. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1847. Papers contain compositions, notebooks, commonplace books, autograph album, diploma, and a portrait primarily documenting her experience at Mount Holyoke including writings for classes and comments on her social activities.
Dates: 1845-ca. 1854.
Identifier: MS 0880
Abstract Collette, Carolyn J. Penney; medieval literature scholar; Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1967; Mount Holyoke College English professor, 1969-2013. Correspondence, course records, publications, dissertation, subject files, and letters of recommendation chiefly relating to her work as a teacher.
Dates: circa 1966-1987
Identifier: MS 0517
Abstract Carr, Emma Perry, 1880-1972; Chemist and college teacher. Attended Mount Holyoke College, 1900-1902. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1905-1946. Papers contain correspondence, published and unpublished writings, chemistry research, legal documents, biographical information, Carr family papers, photographs, and Mount Holyoke Chemistry Department records; primarily documenting Carr's chemistry research and her achievements in science.
Dates: ca. 1902-1986
Identifier: MS 0546
Abstract Harris, Carrie M., b. ca. 1847; European traveler. Papers consist of a bound volume of "Foreign lands 1891-92 C.M.H.," letters, and memorabilia. Describing her travels through Europe at the end of the 19th century.
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.
Collection — Manuscripts (not separately boxed) - 2
Identifier: MS 0023
Abstract Cary, James, 1750-1826; farmer; veteran. The records contain documents with detailed descriptions relating to the executor's and lawyers' role in the settlement; extensive inventories of Cary's real and personal property and their worth; and debts owed to and by the estate. His will is not included; the names of the heirs are learned from "Distribution of the estate" dated 30 April 1827.
Collection — Manuscripts (not separately boxed) - 2
Identifier: MS 0028
Abstract Catholic Church, Archdiocese of Lima. Proclamation (part printed, part hand-written) in Spanish requesting information on the theft of a mule belonging to Don Miguel de la Ruis del Vega. Proclamation signed by Pedro de Villagomez, Archbishop of Lima, Peru.
Dates: March 14, 1657
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.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS 0526
Abstract D'Evelyn, Charlotte, 1889-1977; college teacher, Medievalist. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1917-1954. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, dies of bookplates and a coat of arms, photographs and lantern slides. Primarily documenting her studies and experiences at the University of Oxford in England during World War I and her writings in medieval studies.
Dates: 1892-1982; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1916
Identifier: MS 0631
Abstract Ely, Charlotte Elizabeth, 1839-1915 and Mary Ann Caroline, 1841-1913; Teachers and missionaries. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduates, 1861. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, memorabilia, and photographs. Primarily secondary material documenting their work with Armenians in Turkey, with special interest in their travels, orphanages, and the social conditions of the country.
Identifier: MS 0595
Abstract Ward, Charlotte Edwards Allen, 1880-1973; Missionary and housewife. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1903. Papers consist of diaries, correspondence, lists, memoranda, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily containing letters describing her life as the wife of Dr. Edwin St. John Ward and a medical missionary in the Middle East.
Dates: ca. 1899-1973
Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0852
Abstract Montgomery, Charlotte Nichols, 1904-1994; journalist, columnist, author, consumer advocate. Papers date from 1912-1986 and consist of writings, speeches, correspondence, journals, diaries, research materials, publicity and press clippings, photographs, awards, scrapbooks, biographical materials, and ephemera which primarily document her professional life as a pioneering consumer advocate and columnist best known for the column Speaker for the House in ...
Dates: 1912-1986; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1974
Identifier: MS 0739
Abstract Smith, Christianna, 1893-1983; Zoologist and college teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1915. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1915-1958. Papers consist of writings, correspondence and memorabilia, tributes and information regarding her death, sampler of needlework, newspaper articles, resumes, and photographs. Primarily documenting her professional career as a researcher and professor at Mount Holyoke College. Also contains Helen A. Padykula's correspondence concerning the tribute...
Dates: 1903-1984; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1984
Identifier: MS 0521
Abstract Clark, Susie Elizabeth Martin, 1889-1979; Secondary school teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1911. Papers consist of letters to family, primarily documenting her experience at Mount Holyoke, with special emphasis on her summer study at the Woods Hole Marine Biological Institute and her later work as a teacher.
Identifier: MS 0800
Abstract Clooney, Faith Miltmore, 1916-1998; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1937. Papers consist of a photograph album, her obituary, and a photograph of her. Primarily document student activities at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1933-1998; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1937
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