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Mount Holyoke College Manuscript Collections

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 358 Collections and/or Records:

Eleanor C. Parker papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0623
Abstract Parker, Eleanor Clark, 1920-1995; student and secondary school teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1941. Papers contain scrapbooks, an autobiography that includes excerpts from letters written while at Mount Holyoke and recollections by her father, Leander Fox Parker, biographical information, and photographs; primarily relating to her academic and social activities as a Mount Holyoke student, her later work as a high school English teacher, and travels in the Middle East and China. Also...
Dates: 1937-1995; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1941

Elihu Dwight papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0831
Abstract Dwight, Elihu, 1763-1854. Dwight, a physician and entrepreneur, practiced in South Hadley, Massachusetts. Papers contain small pox information; land records; financial records; mining records, blacksmith shop records; notebooks; recipes; and algebra class notes. Records primarily document his business activities, including land investments and trading.
Dates: 1770-1850 (bulk 1790-1825)

Elisabeth Bardwell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0508
Abstract Bardwell, Elisabeth Miller, 1831-1899; College teacher and astronomer. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1866. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1866-1896. An instrumental supporter in building the Williston Observatory. Papers consist of correspondence, scrapbook, notebook, travel journal, notes and photographs. Primarily documenting her interest in astronomy and her trip to Europe, all dating between 1874 and 1899.
Dates: 1881-1899

Elizabeth Eudora Tuttle Ferguson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0628
Abstract Ferguson, Elizabeth Eudora Tuttle 1861-1952. Student and house wife, Mount Holyoke College Graduate 1884 Papers consist of correspondence, compositions, photo and post card albums, memorabilia, newspaper clippings and photographs. Principally documenting her academic work for an English class and her travels in the Caribbean specifically through photographs of the islands of St. Vincent and Martinique after the eruption of Mount Pelee in 1902.
Dates: 1881-1952

Elizabeth Gavett Hancock papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0705
Abstract Hancock, Elizabeth Gavett, 1920- ; Volunteer and cancer data manager. Attended Mount Holyoke College, 1938-1942. Papers consist of correspondence, transcripts, scrapbook, biographical information and photographs. Principally documenting daily life, traditions, special events at the College and the impacts of World War II on the College community.
Dates: 1939-1956; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1942

Elizabeth Kinney papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0616
Abstract Kinney, Elizabeth Tucker, 1904- ; Zoologist. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1924. Papers consist of diaries, postcards, and photographs. Primarily documenting academic and social life in high school and at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1920-1921

Elizabeth Lucy Chapin papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: Elizabeth Lucy Chapin Papers]
Identifier: MS 0855
Abstract Chapin, Elizabeth Lucy, 1838-1862; Secondary school teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1857. Papers span the years 1842, and 1859-1861, and consist of correspondence, a photograph, a photocopy of a poem, and a small book. Primarily letters written by Lucy in Athens, Georgia and West Point, Mississippi, to a sister in Chicopee, Massachusetts, documenting her life as a young woman from the North teaching in the South on the eve of the Civil War.
Dates: 1842-1861

Elizabeth Meredith Lee papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0614
Abstract Lee, Elizabeth Meredith, 1888-1990; teacher and missionary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1910 and M.A., 1912. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1910-1912. Papers contain correspondence, writings, memorabilia, and photographs primarily consisting of letters sent to Carrie J. Carnahan describing her experience as a missionary in Japan including the earthquake of 1923. Also contains two books by Lee, "He wears orchids" and "As among the Methodists."
Dates: ca. 1910-1990

Elizabeth Slater Rogers correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0580
Abstract Rogers, Elizabeth Slater, 1865-1918; College teacher. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1892-1896. Papers consist of letters to her fiance, George Benjamin Rogers, a graduate student at Harvard University. Primarily discussing her social and academic activities and their marriage plans.
Dates: 1893-1895

Elizabeth Storrs Mead papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: Elizabeth Mead]
Identifier: MS 0871
Abstract Mead, Elizabeth Storrs, 1832-1917; teacher and academy and college administrator. President of Mount Holyoke College, 1890-1900. Papers consist of Personal and professional information in the records of Elizabeth S. Mead includes correspondence from 1893-1912; biographical materials which consist of a genealogy, profiles, news clippings, tributes and obituaries; publications, including a bound volume of religious writings and a memorial address delivered by Mead; and photographs.
Dates: circa 1860-1917

Ella T. Grasso papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0757
Abstract Grasso, Ella, 1919-1981; politician. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1940. Papers consist of legislative files, correspondence, Connecticut State files, personnel files, biographical materials, writings, campaign material, articles, sketches and clippings, and photographs. Primarily documenting her work as a member of the United States House of Representatives in Congress, 1970-1974, and her prior and subsequent political career in Connecticut.
Dates: 1919-1981; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1974

Ellen Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0501
Abstract Adams, Ellen Frances, 1893-1985; Librarian. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1915. Papers consist of letters and photographs; primarily documenting her correspondence with her parents, Charles Darwin Adams and Julia Stevens Adams, during her time at Mount Holyoke and Dartmouth College.
Dates: 1911-1937

Ellen P. Reese papers

 Collection — Box-folder 1-55
Identifier: MS 0883
Abstract Reese, Ellen Hayward Pulford, 1926-1997; college professor; Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1948 (M.A. 1954); Head Resident, Rockefeller Hall, 1953-1954; Psychology Department research assistant, 1848-1956, research associate, 1969-1970, lecturer, 1970-1980, and professor, 1970-1994; Assistant Director (1956-1964) and Director (1964-1969) of the Psychological Laboratories at Mount Holyoke. Correspondence, writings, course records, research materials, subject files, publications, memorabilia,...
Dates: circa 1943-1997

Ellis papers

 Collection — Box 1-3
Identifier: MS 0533
Abstract Ellis, Ellen Deborah, 1878-1974; College teacher. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1905-1944. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, financial records, passports, grade records, student papers, awards, biographical material and photographs. Principally documenting her academic career at Bryn Mawr College and her work at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1888-1983

Emerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0534
Abstract Emerson, Joseph, 1777-1833; Clergyman. Founder of Byfield Seminary. Papers consist of correspondence, published works, and biographical material. Primarily containing letters to his friends and former pupils. Also contains letters by his daughter, Nancy Emerson.
Dates: 1803-1844

Emily Dickinson collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0716
Abstract Dickinson, Emily Elizabeth, 1830-1886; Poet. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary student, 1847-1848. The collection chiefly consists of newspaper clippings, articles, books and published and unpublished papers concerning Dickinson's life and work. Also includes a letter that she wrote while at Mount Holyoke, collections of her poems, and documents relating to the Emily Dickinson International Society, a postage stamp issued in her honor, and films, music, novels, plays and poems about her.
Dates: 1847- (bulk 1924-)

Entretiens de Pontigny collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: Entretiens de Pontigny Collection]
Identifier: MS 0813
Abstract Entretiens de Pontigny; gatherings of intellectuals in France, founded in 1910 as Décades de Pontigny and held at Mount Holyoke College in 1942-1944. The collection contains historical sketches, articles, notes, and books primarily relating to the history of and participants in the conferences.
Dates: 1942-

Entretiens de Pontigny records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: Entretiens de Pontigny Records]
Identifier: MS 0768
Abstract Entretiens de Pontigny; gatherings of intellectuals in France, founded in 1910 as Decades de Pontigny and held at Mount Holyoke College in 1942-1944. Records consist of correspondence, meeting minutes, article, press releases, schedules, programs, a guest register and photographs relating to the meetings at Mount Holyoke Include letters by Gustave Cohen, Jean Andre Wahl, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Beatrice Fry Hyslop, Jacques Maritain, Cecile Jahiel, Auguste Viatte, Andre Spire, Marcelle de...
Dates: 1942-1945

Eugène Demolder correspondence

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0019
Abstract Demolder, Eugène, 1862-1919, author. Correspondence to his publisher Edmond Deman concerning Demolder's biography of Felicien Rops; also includes three letters (10 juil. 1899, 11 mars 1901, 16 nov. 1908) from his wife, C. Demolder-Rops; and two letters (21 nov. 1898, 2 août 1901) from Armand Rassenfosse (engraver) in Liège. Letters are in French.
Dates: 1896 - 1908; Majority of material found within 1898 - 1904

Evelyn Anderson Lee papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0812
Abstract Lee, Evelyn Anderson, 1914-1996; student and teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1937. Papers contain course records, biographical information and photographs relating chiefly to her time as a Mount Holyoke student with a particular emphasis on her studies in art history and religion, 1936-1937. Of note are notes and notebooks for an introductory art history course taught by Marian Hayes.
Dates: ca. 1935-1996; Majority of material found within 1936 - 1937

Everett D. Hawkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0882
Abstract Hawkins, Everett Day, 1906-1970; economist, government official, and college professor; Mount Holyoke College professor of economics, 1935-1963. Correspondence, writings, subject files, course records; committee records; research materials; publications, and photographs primarily concerning his work.
Dates: 1919-1963

Fanny Ogle diary

 Collection — Manuscripts (not separately boxed) - 1
Identifier: MS 0017
Abstract Ogle, Fanny, d. 1850; caretaker. Papers consist of a diary written between 1845 and 1846 primarily commenting on daily activities including reading, religion, and gardening, in addition to her care for an invalid woman at the woman's home in Scotland.
Dates: April 1845-August 1846

Farnsworth papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0535
Abstract Farnsworth, Alice Hall, 1893-1960; Astronomer and college teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1916. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1920-1957. Papers contain correspondence, writings, astronomy files, records from the American Association of Variable Star Observers, scrapbooks, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily documenting her academic and professional life.
Dates: 1901-1962

Fidelia Fiske papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0536
Abstract Fiske, Fidelia, 1850-1895; Teacher and missionary. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1842. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1858-1864. Papers contain letters and her book entitled, "Recollections of Mary Lyon." Primarily consisting of letters regarding her journey to Persia and her founding of a girls' school while a missionary there.
Dates: 1841-1866

Field, Eugene: letter, Buena Park, Illinois, to W.I. Way

 Collection — Manuscripts (not separately boxed) - 1
Identifier: MS 0004
Abstract Field, Eugene, 1850-1895, writer. Short letter to his publisher W. Irving Way dated Nov. 1894, in which Field sends regrets for having not visited Way.
Dates: November 17, 1894

Flood papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0820
Abstract Flood, Jean Allyn Garis, 1914-2001; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1935. Papers consist of correspondence, course records, poems, an examination, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining primarily to her undergraduate experience with a focus on academics, campus events, and social life issues.
Dates: 1932-2001; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1935

Florence Polk Holding papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0790
Abstract Holding, Florence Polk, 1880-1975; student, housewife. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1902. Papers contain correspondence, a course notebook, writings, a commencement program, and biographical information, relating principally to Holding's academic and social activities as a student at Cushing Academy in Ashburnham, Massachusetts, and Mount Holyoke College. Also includes five letters, 1935-1953, from Frances Perkins, one of her classmates at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1896-1975

Florence Purington correspondence

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0578
Abstract Purington, Florence, 1862-1950; College administrator and teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1886. Mount Holyoke College faculty member and administrator, 1887-1929. Papers consist of transcripts of letters to family members. Primarily documenting her travels to India, China and Japan and her observations of social conditions in each country and the work of missionaries.
Dates: 1926-1927

Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0608
Abstract Foster, Katherine Eleanor Condon, 1892-1960; Secretary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1914. Papers contain correspondence, scrapbook, financial records, memorabilia, Asherville College publications and biographical information. Primarily documenting her experience at Mount Holyoke, including both traditions and special events and daily activities. The publications are from her husband, Frank C. Foster, once President of Asherville College, North Carolina.
Dates: 1897-1960; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1960

Frances Perkins collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0766
Abstract Perkins, Frances (Fannie Coralie), 1880-1965; Social worker, government official, and university professor. The collection chiefly consists of books, newspaper and journal articles, and published and unpublished biographical studies concerning Perkins' life and work. Also includes a microfiche transcript of an oral history interview of her conducted by Columbia University between 1951-1955, several letters by her, a 1937 bibliography of writings by or about Perkins, and material relating to a...
Dates: ca. 1933- (bulk 1976-)