Mount Holyoke College Manuscript Collections
Found in 358 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.