Mount Holyoke College Manuscript Collections
Found in 358 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
Helfman, Elizabeth Wentworth Seaver, 1911- ; Author and teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1933. Papers contain correspondence, journal, diary, and writings. Primarily documenting her thoughts, social activities and relationships with friends and family. Also includes her book entitled, "This hungry world."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Schaper, Ethel Adelson, 1923- ; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1944. Papers consist of correspondence, memorabilia, a small painting, biographical information, and a photograph. Primarily correspondence with her parents during her college years, pertaining to her experiences at Mount Holyoke College and her social life on and off campus.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.