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Mount Holyoke College Manuscript Collections

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 358 Collections and/or Records:

Cogswell family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0522
Abstract Cogswell family. Wade and Hannah Barker Cogswell. Papers contain letters by Abby Cogswell Twycross, 1809-1878, daughter of Wade, to various relatives of the Barker and Twycross family and her sister, Elizabeth Cogswell Wood, 1807-1841. Primarily documenting family matters and Elizabeth's work as a teacher.
Dates: 1828-1877; Majority of material found within 1828 - 1833

Collins papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0780
Abstract Collins, Mary Jane, 1840-1859; student. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1856-1858. Papers contain correspondence, a notebook, a memorial sermon, a photograph, and a portrait concerning primarily her life as a Mount Holyoke student. Includes references to her health, expenses, clothing, and study of music.
Dates: 1856-1859

Comstock papers

 Collection — Box 1-4
Identifier: MS 0524
Abstract Comstock, Alzada Peckham, 1888-1960; Economist and college teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1910. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1910-1960. Papers contain correspondence, writings, biographical information and photographs; principally consisting of letters describing her activities as a graduate student at Columbia University, her career at Mount Holyoke and in the field of economics, and her friendships with Helen Graves Fisk and Amy Hewes.
Dates: 1912-1969

Conant papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0552
Abstract Conant, Margaret, 1899-1903; Social worker. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1921. Papers contain excerpts of letters and diaries, and "reminiscences" recorded in 1991, as well as maps and photographs that document her experiences during World War II; primarily discussing her experience as an international worker for the Red Cross.
Dates: 1921-1991; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1945

Coon papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0525
Abstract Coon, Edith Marion, 1889-1939; teacher and school administrator. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1913. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1914-1916; Women's Christian College teacher and administrator, 1916-1939. Papers consist of letters, writings, biographical information and photographs, chiefly documenting her work as a science teacher and administrator and her travels in south Asia.
Dates: ca. 1913-1939

Cornelia Catlin Coulter papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0722
Abstract Coulter, Cornelia Catlin, 1890-1960; college teacher. Mount Holyoke College faculty member 1926-1951. The papers consist of correspondence, writings, biographical information, Chamberlain Family Papers, and photographs. The papers primarily document family relationships and her time at Bryn Mawr and Mount Holyoke.
Dates: ca. 1890-1960

Cornelia Clapp papers

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: MS 0520
Abstract Clapp, Cornelia Maria, 1849-1934; Zoologist and college teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1871. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1872-1916. Papers consist of letters, writings, biographical information, and photographs; principally documenting her career as a zoology researcher, her work at Woods Hole Marine Biological Institute and her travels.
Dates: 1868-1986

Cowles papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0718
Abstract Cowles, Eunice Caldwell, 1811-1903; Teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary Associate Principal, 1837-1838. Papers contain correspondence, writings, biographical information, Caldwell and Cowles family papers and a photograph. Chiefly focusing on her connections to Mary Lyon and Zilpah P. Grant Banister through both Mount Holyoke and Ipswich Female Seminaries and her activities and social events at each institution.
Dates: ca. 1821-1903

Cramer Family papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: Frederick Henry Cramer Papers]
Identifier: MS 0788
Abstract Cramer, Frederick Henry, 1906-1954; historian and college teacher. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1938-1954. Papers consist of writings, biographical information, and photographs; primarily documenting his scholarly activities and his interest in automobile racing.
Dates: 1872-2004

Currier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0713
Abstract Currier, Margaret, 1910-1998; Librarian. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1931. Papers consist of correspondence, course records, memorabilia, biographical information and photographs. Primarily containing her letters to her family regarding her experience at Mount Holyoke, her career (noting the Depression's impact on the library profession), and her travels within the United States.
Dates: 1909 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1939

Curtis papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0736
Abstract Curtis, Lucy M., d. 1849; student and college teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1844. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1844-1849. Papers consist of correspondence to Hannah Porter and Mary Lyon, a commonplace book, biographical material, and a photograph; primarily documenting her association with Mount Holyoke Female Seminary and the illness of Mary Lyon.
Dates: 1838-1900; Majority of material found within 1838 - 1849

Dakin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0674
Abstract Dakin, Janet Frances Wilder, 1910-1994; conservationist and environmentalist. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1933 and M.A., 1935. Papers consist of course records, writings, Christianna Smith Retirement Gift Fund records, Parliamentarian's record for the Alumnae Association of Mount Holyoke, Mount Holyoke College Equestrian Center Steering Committee records, biographical information, and photographs primarily documenting her academic work in zoology, her career as an environmentalist and her...
Dates: 1931-1995

Darwin, Erasmus Letter to Dr. William Withering

 Collection — Manuscripts (not separately boxed) - 1
Identifier: MS 0014
Abstract Darwin, Erasmus, 1731-1802; physician and philosopher. Letter dated May 1775 to physician/botanist William Withering discussing a purchase of new books, an experiment by Dr. William Small, and a Parliamentary bill concerning James Watt's steam engine patent.
Dates: May 14, 1775

David B. Truman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0847
Abstract David Bicknell Truman, 1913-2003; Political scientist, college and university professor and administrator. Mount Holyoke College president, 1969-1978. Papers consist of correspondence, documents relating to organizations in which Truman was active, his published and unpublished writings, memorabilia, and newspaper clippings, primarily documenting his work as an educator and political scientist. Includes material concerning his work with United States Strategic Bombing Survey (Pacific Theater),...
Dates: 1921-1999

Deborah Simpson Hutchings papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0834
Abstract Hutchings, Deborah Richards Simpson, 1956-; Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1978. Papers contain correspondence and photographs primarily documenting her academic and personal life during her undergraduate studies (1974-1978).
Dates: 1974-1978

Dippel papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0803
Abstract Dippel, Rosalie Peppler, 1911-2001; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1933. Papers contain course records, biographical information and photographs; primarily consisting of notebooks and papers for astronomy and religion courses taken at Mount Holyoke College.
Dates: 1929 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1929 - 1933

Donald Grant Morgan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0574
Abstract Morgan, Donald Grant, 1911-1985; Political scientist and college teacher. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1943-1976. Papers include correspondence, writings, research materials, biographical information and a photograph. Primarily documenting his interest in New England town meetings and containing student papers for his courses at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1931 - 1985

Donna Albino papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0854
Abstract Albino, Donna, b. 1961; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1983. Papers contain course records and photographs; primarily consisting of notebooks, notes, laboratory work and examinations used for courses taken at Mount Holyoke College, and press coverage from the publication of her book "Mount Holyoke College" in 2001.
Dates: 1979 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1983

Dorothy Ada Snow papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0673
Abstract Snow, Dorothy Ada, 1912-1997; secretary. Mount Holyoke College staff member, 1940-1977. Papers consist of travel diaries, itineraries, correspondence, and photographs relating chiefly to her travels to Great Britain and Ireland and to her retirement from Mount Holyoke in 1977.
Dates: 1960-1997; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1977

Dorothy Blair papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0872
Abstract Blair, Dorothy Lilian, 1890-1989; art historian and curator. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1914; Assistant, Mount Holyoke College Department of Art and Archaeology, 1914-1916. Papers date from circa 1913-1989 and consist of correspondence, dairies, writings, research materials, financial and estate records, memorabilia, a scrapbook, biographical information, and photographs which chiefly relate to her work as a museum curator and authority on the history of Japanese glass. Include diaries...
Dates: 1914 - 1989

Dorothy Firman Van Ess papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0875
Abstract Van Ess, Dorothy Firman, 1855-1975; student, teacher, author, missionary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1906. Diaries, correspondence, writings, memorabilia, books, family papers, biographical material, and photographs primarily concerning her experiences as a student at Mount Holyoke College; her work as an educator and missionary in Basrah, Iraq; travels in Kuwait, India, Iran, Lebanon, and Cyprus; and family life.
Dates: 1862 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1976

Dorothy Foster correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0538
Abstract Foster, Dorothy, 1883-1968; College teacher. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1908-1948. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily containing correspondence regarding her views on World War I and her work.
Dates: 1914-1923

Dorothy McIntosh Cogswell papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0858
Abstract Cogswell, Dorothy McIntosh, 1909-; artist and educator; Mount Holyoke College art professor, 1939-1974. Correspondence, diaries and datebooks, appraisals of art work, exhibit catalogues, publications, sketchbooks, student papers, clippings, notebooks, biographical information, and photographs concerning her work as an artist and teacher
Dates: circa 1933-1991

Dowd papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0527
Abstract Dowd, Harriet Miriam North, 1830-1911; Principal and housewife. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1851. Papers consist of correspondence, invitations, and biographical material. Primarily discussing her daily activities, her career, and her health.
Dates: 1848-1911; Majority of material found within 1853 - 1875

Downer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0528
Abstract Downer, Sara Boddie, 1896-1987; Physicist, college teacher, and missionary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1918. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1919-1920, 1934-1935, and 1945-1946. Papers contain correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, biographical material, and photographs. Primarily documenting her work as a missionary in China during World War II and her correspondence with Mount Holyoke College President, Mary Emma Woolley.
Dates: 1918-1988

Dudley papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0654
Abstract Dudley, Mary Eliza Augur, 1852-1924; Teacher and housewife. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1869-1871. Papers contain correspondence, writings, memorabilia, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily consists of letters documenting life on a farm in Middlefield, Connecticut and the activities of numerous Augur family members, including two who were students at Union College, Schnectady, N.Y. and Massachusetts Agricultural College, Amherst, Mass. Includes essays written by...
Dates: 1858-1924; Majority of material found within 1858 - 1895

Edling correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0529
Abstract Edling, Leila Childs, 1895-1976; Nurse and missionary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1917. Papers consist of correspondence, primarily documenting her travels to Africa and her subsequent work as a mother and medical missionary in Angola.
Dates: 1918-1960; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1924

Edward R. and Janet Brewster Murrow papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0576
Abstract Murrow, Edward Roscoe, 1908-1965, radio and television journalist and United States Information Agency director, and Janet Huntington Brewster Murrow, 1910-1998, Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1933, and staff member, 1970-1978, and volunteer worker. Papers contain correspondence, writings, memorabilia, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily concerning their personal and professional lives, including their experience during World War II when he was Director of European...
Dates: 1860

Eekhoff papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0532
Abstract Eekhoff, Henry Isaac George, b.1879; World War I soldier, farmer, merchant, and gold miner. Papers contain letters and photographs concerning his life in Papua New Guinea and Australia during the Japanese invasions of the island during World War II and photographs of his service in World War I.
Dates: 1915-1970; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1957

Eleanor Bird Light papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0835
Abstract Light, Eleanor Bird, 1947-; student, newspaper copy editor. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1969. Papers consist of correspondence, a scrapbook, and a photograph primarily documenting her junior year abroad at the Women's Christian College in Madras, India.
Dates: 1967-1969