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Mount Holyoke College Manuscript Collections

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 358 Collections and/or Records:

Frances Perkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0632
Abstract Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965; Social worker, government official, university professor. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1902. Papers consist of correspondence, course records, writings, financial records, notes and memoranda, memorabilia, biographical information, and photographs. Principally documenting her life as a student at Mount Holyoke College and her subsequent professional career.
Dates: ca. 1884-1965

French papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0644
Abstract French, Ellen Porter, 1834-1916; Principal and teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1857. Papers contain letters, journal, and an information sheet from the Mount Holyoke Alumnae Association. Primarily documenting her academic career and her association to Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1856-1916; Majority of material found within 1856 - 1857

Friedline papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0819
Abstract Friedline, Jessie May Williams Freeman, 1870-1943; Mount Holyoke Female Seminary student 1886-1887. Papers consist of a journal, a published article and biographical information, primarily concerning a summer visit to Mount Holyoke College in 1926.
Dates: ca. 1911-ca. 1943; Majority of material found in 1926 - 1926

Fritcher papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0606
Abstract Fritcher, Ann Eliza, d. 1896; Teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1857. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1859-1863. Papers consist of notebook, journal, and a photograph. Primarily documenting her voyage to England and Turkey in 1863 and her experience as principal of a school in Turkey.
Dates: 1856-1863

Fritts papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0540
Abstract Fritts, Ruth Myrtle Sonn, 1897-1988; Teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1918. Papers consist of diary, correspondence, notebook of expenses, biographical information, memorabilia, and photographs; primarily containing correspondence from Russell Weisman, a former Mount Holyoke teacher, regarding his work in the Harvard Ambulance Corps in Europe during World War I and descriptions of her academic and social life at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1914-1988, bulk 1914-1919; Majority of material found within 1914-1988, 1914-1919

Frost family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0541
Abstract Frost family: Daniel Frost, Marietta Sherwood Frost (Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1847) and five children. Papers consist of letters describing family activities, education and health, documenting primarily family life in a clergyman's household in New England in the 1850s. Also include references to the experiences of Marietta Sherwood Frost's father, William Sherwood, as a gold miner in California.
Dates: 1849-ca. 1860

Fuqua, John H: Receipt for purchase of a Negro slave, Lynchburg, Virginia

 Item — Manuscripts (not separately boxed) - 1
Identifier: MS 0040
Abstract Neptune, slave. Receipt for his purchase in Lynchburg, Virginia in March 1863 by Nathan C. Taliaferro from John H. Fuqua.
Dates: March 7, 1863

Gail Hamilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0545
Abstract Hamilton, Gail, (b. Mary Abigail Dodge) 1833-1896; Secondary school teacher and writer. Papers consist of correspondence to a cousin, primarily describing her activities as a teacher in Hartford, Connecticut and comments on the cities of Hartford and Washington D.C. while living with the family of politician James G. Blaine.
Dates: 1849-1893

Gail Roth papers

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Identifier: MS 0888

Gale Stubbs McClung papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0569
Abstract McClung, Gale Stubbs, 1923- ; Editor of "Mount Holyoke Alumnae Quarterly," 1962-1989 . Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1945. Papers consist of correspondence to her parents; primarily commenting on life at Mount Holyoke during World War II and her life working at IBM in New York City after graduation.
Dates: 1941-1947

Gates correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0542
Abstract Gates, Elizabeth Welch, 1895-1983; College teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1917. Mount Holyoke College staff member, 1926. Papers include letters to Mount Holyoke classmate, Helen Graves Fisk; primarily describing her work as a teacher at Piedmont College in Georgia and a trip to the French battelfields in 1921.
Dates: 1914-1921

Gena L. Reisner papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0579
Abstract Reisner, Gena Lee, 1943- ; Peace Corps volunteer. Attended Mount Holyoke College, 1960-1962. Papers consist of excerpts from letters to her family, primarily regarding her work in Togo, Africa as an English teacher and her travels to other African countries.
Dates: 1964-1966

Genevieve Frances Pratt papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0708
Abstract Pratt, Genevieve Frances, 1898-1976; Secretary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1920. Mount Holyoke College staff member, 1920-1921 and 1932-1963. Papers contain diaries, correspondence, biographical information, memorabilia, and photographs. Primarily documenting her activities as a student at Mount Holyoke and a journal of her travel through Europe.
Dates: 1916-1976

Genevra Ducro papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0798
Abstract Ducro, Genevra, 1900-1987; teacher, librarian. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1922. Papers contain a photograph album, biographical information, and photographs; primarily relates to her time as a student at Mount Holyoke College.
Dates: 1918-1975

Gertrude L. Didcoct papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0837
Abstract Didcoct, Gertrude Ruth Lukins, 1882-1979; secondary school teacher and librarian. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1906 (affiliated with the Class of 1905). Papers contain correspondence, memorabilia, biographical information and photographs. Primarily concerning her social life as a student at Mount Holyoke College from 1901-1905. Also include three letters from a cousin training with the United States Army in 1898 during the Spanish-American War
Dates: 1890-1979; Majority of material found within 1901 - 1905

Gladys Ford Pratt papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0707
Abstract Pratt, Gladys Ford, 1892-1986; librarian. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1914. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1914-1917. Papers consist of diaries, correspondence, writings, biographical information, memorabilia and photographs primarily documenting her activities at Mount Holyoke and her travels through letters to friends. Also includes notes on the writing of the musical notes for the Mount Holyoke College Alma Mater, written in 1913.
Dates: ca. 1909-1986

Grace Bacon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0611
Abstract Bacon, Grace Mabel, 1878-1976; College teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1901. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1906-1943. Papers contain letters, writings, biographical information, and photographs. Focusing on her work with the Red Cross in France during World War I and her experience teaching German to American soldiers.
Dates: ca. 1901-1967

Grace Higley Knapp papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0809
Abstract Knapp, Grace Higley, 1870-1953; missionary and teacher. Mount Holyoke Seminary and College graduate, 1893. Papers consist of correspondence, correspondence, unpublished and published writings, biographical information and photographs documenting primarily her experiences, travel, and teaching with Mary A. C. Ely and Charlotte E. Ely in Bitlis, Erzerum, and Van (Turkey), 1895-1915. Includes correspondence and publications about the 1915 massacre of Armenians and her work with Ernest A. Yarrow,...
Dates: 1893 - 1953

Grace Mellen journals

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0570
Abstract Mellen, Grace Temple, b. 1877; Housewife. Papers consist of journals commenting on her life as a mother and living on a farm. Chiefly describing the work of her husband on the farm owned by Joseph Skinner and the mental illnesses of her mother and husband, Archie C. Mellen.
Dates: 1897-1958

Grace Webb Tenny papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0612
Abstract Tenny, Grace Esselstyn Webb, 1883-1910; student and missionary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1904. Papers consist of a scrapbook, correspondence, memorabilia, biographical information and photographs, chiefly concerning her life as a student at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1900-1907; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1904

Grant family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0543
Abstract Grant family. Elijah Grant and Elizabeth Phelps Grant, 1784-1866, and eight children. Papers consist of letters to Martha Grant, 1824-1847, compositions and journal. Primarily documenting the health of Martha, attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1842-1844 and activities of the family including mission work, education, and activities of her siblings, Joel, 1816-1873, John, 1822-1878, and Mary Zilpah Grant Burgess, 1811-1842, and in-laws, Susan Boyd Grant, b. 1815 and Abigail Fidelia Cowles...
Dates: 1836-1874

Graves correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0544
Abstract Graves, Dorothy Boyd, 1907- ; Student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1927. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1929-1932. Papers consist of correspondence to her mother, primarily describing her academic and social activities at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1923-1932

Gray papers [Grace W.]

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0772
Abstract Gray, Grace Warner, 1924-2001; student, biomedical research scientist. Mount Holyoke graduate, 1945. Papers consist of correspondence, coursework, scientific writings, memorabilia, biographical information and a photograph relating chiefly to her years at Mount Holyoke College (1941-1945) and her research into the effect of various drugs on intestinal muscle.
Dates: 1941 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1945

Gulick papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0792
Abstract Gulick, Alice Gordon, 1847-1903; educator, founder of the International Institute for Girls in Spain, missionary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1867. Papers contain correspondence, writings, biographical information, memorabilia, and photographs and portraits; primarily concerning Gulick's work as an educator and as a missionary in Spain.
Dates: 1867-1904

Hahn papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0786
Abstract Hahn, Dorothy Anna, 1876-1950; chemist and college teacher. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1908-1941. Papers consist of a scrapbook compiled after her death, correspondence, writings, biographical information, laboratory safety goggles, and photographs; principally documenting Hahn's career as a chemistry professor. Also contains correspondence to James M. Foster, father of Dorothy Foster, Mount Holyoke College English professor.
Dates: 1843 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1908 - 1951

Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0619
Abstract Hall, Ruth Hana Tenny, 1907-1997; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1929. Papers contain correspondence, diaries, a scrapbook, writings, memorabilia, biographical information and photographs; primarily documents her daily activities and her experiences during her undergraduate years at Mount Holyoke, also including letters from her father, Charles B. Tenny, discussing the 1923 earthquake in Japan.
Dates: 1909-1998; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1929

Hammond papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0724
Abstract Hammond, William Churchill, 1860-1949; college teacher and organist. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1899-1937. Papers contain scrapbooks, correspondence, materials relating to his arrangement of "White's Air," music programs, biographical information, memorabilia, sound recordings, and photographs; primarily documenting his work as an organist in area churches and at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1868-1964; Majority of material found within 1885 - 1949

Harriet C. Meyer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0573
Abstract Meyer, Harriet Marie Cogswell, 1900-1983; Teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1922. Mount Holyoke College staff member, 1924-1926. Papers contain correspondence, writings, memorabilia, biographical information and photographs; documenting her teaching career in China and the family and social matters of a diplomat's wife in Asia and South America.
Dates: ca. 1905-1983

Harriet Johnson Hale papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0560
Abstract Hale, Harriet Johnson, d. 1865; student and teacher. Ipswich Female Seminary graduate, 1837. Papers contain a notebook of penmmanship examples and letters to family members concerning primarily her schedule, studies, and activities as a student at Ipswich with frequent references to Zilpah P. Grant Banister, Mary Lyon, and to her own ideas about women's education.
Dates: 1830-1837

Harriette A. Wells Royce journals

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0581
Abstract Royce, Harriette A. Wells, 1827-1892; Student. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1845-1846. Papers consist of journals. Primarily noting her daily activities at Mount Holyoke and her life upon return to the family farm.
Dates: 1845-1849