Mount Holyoke College Manuscript Collections
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 358 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 0026
Abstract Villard, Léonie; professor at the Université de Lyon, Lyon France. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1937 and 1950-1951. This journal details the political and socio-economic conditions in World War II France contrasting life in the city of Lyon and the nearby countryside. There are only 8 entries for 1941 with none between July 7 and Dec. 26, 1941.
Dates: 1940 June-1944 September
Identifier: MS 0629
Abstract Benner, Lorraine Wineow, 1906-1995; psychologist and college teacher. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1951-1972. Educator with the India Women's College Exchange. Papers contain correspondence, travel diaries, biographical information, and photographs primarily focusing on her letters from her former host family in Japan and twelve diaries pertaining to her teaching and traveling experiences. Collection contains material in English and Japanese.
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: Louise F. Cowles]
Identifier: MS 0870
Abstract Cowles, Louise F., 1842-1924; teacher and college administrator. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1866, teacher, 1867-1904, and Acting President, 1889-1890. Papers date from circa 1866-1924 and consist of correspondence, biographical information, and photographs of her. The materials concern both her personal life and her work at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: circa 1866-1924
Identifier: MS 0559
Abstract Jewett, Louise Rogers, 1859-1914; Artist and college teacher. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1901-1914. Papers consist of letters, poems, writings, artwork, scrapbook and photographs; primarily containing letters written to her family while studying art in Paris and Florence.
Dates: ca. 1860-1914
Identifier: MS 0634
Abstract Hawley, Lucy Fletcher, ca. 1824-1878; Student. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1841-1842. Papers consist of a diary documenting her experience at Mount Holyoke including academics and social activities.
Identifier: MS 0566
Abstract Lord, Lucy Thomas Lyon, 1817-1853; Teacher and missionary. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1840. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1841-1846. Papers contain correspondence, letterbook and a biography. Primarily consisting of letters to her brother regarding her religious life and to Mary Lyon, her aunt, about her mission work in China.
Identifier: MS 0640
Abstract Goodale, Lucy Thurston, 1820-1840; Student. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary 1838-1840, died of typhoid. Papers contain correspondence, notebooks, writings, drawings, theorem paintings, memorabilia, and biographical and genealogical information. Documenting her experience at Mount Holyoke, including special events and daily activities.
Dates: ca. 1832-1841; Majority of material found within 1838 - 1840
Identifier: MS 0641
Abstract Phelps, Lydia R. Baldwin, d. 1872; student. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1845. Papers consist of correspondence, compositions, a certificate of good character and a biographical note; primarily documenting her activities as a student at Mount Holyoke.
Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0730
Scope and Contents Lydia Fletcher Clark Symes’ diary, composed between October 30, 1833 and April 23, 1834. The diary primarily records lectures delivered by Zilpah Grant and Mary Lyon to the students of Ipswich, and also contains some description of daily life at the seminary.
Dates: 1833 - 1834
Identifier: MS 0585
Abstract Shattuck, Lydia White, 1822-1889; Botanist and college teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1851. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1851-1889. Papers contain letters from scientists and correspondence between her friends and former students, primarily documenting her professional life at Mount Holyoke.
Identifier: MS 0877
Abstract Tidball, Mary Elizabeth Peters, 1929-; educator and researcher; Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1951; Mount Holyoke College trustee, 1968-1973. Correspondence, writings, research notes, subject files, publications, scrapbooks, memorabilia, photographs, and video recordings documenting many aspects of her personal and professional life.
Dates: circa 1937-1999
Identifier: MS 0596
Abstract Ward, Mary Isabella, 1874-1961; teacher and missionary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1897. Papers consist of excerpts from letters written as a Mount Holyoke College student (1893-1897), and letters describing her life as a missionary and teacher in Turkey (1923-1932). Also includes a large collection of postcards showing people, buildings, and scenes in Turkey and Syria.
Identifier: MS 0515
Abstract Buyse, Mabel Easton, 1882-1977; Missionary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1907. Papers contain correspondence, writings, memorabilia, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily documenting her work in Uganda and the Congo with special note of famine and the effects of the World Wars.
Identifier: MS 0827
Abstract MacLaren, Katharine Yoder Hook, 1905-2002; Nurse. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1926. Papers consist of correspondence, diaries, a scrapbook, memorabilia, an obituary and photographs. Primarily documenting her life as a student at Mount Holyoke College, 1922-1926, and the first few years after graduation. Included are her letters from summer camp in 1919, her correspondence and memorabilia from a 1926 European trip, and letters from her husband, Allan Booth MacLaren.
Dates: 1919 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1935
Identifier: MS 0622
Abstract Broadbent, Margaret, 1917- ; editorial assistant and clerk. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1938. Papers consist of letters, course papers and photographs; chiefly pertaining to activities as a student at the College.
Dates: 1934 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1936
Identifier: MS 0861
Abstract Margaret Virtue Rooks, b. 1972; Special Education Teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1996. Papers include punk rock fanzines, correspondence, flyers, student papers, a book and an audio cassette tape primarily documenting Rooks' involvement in the Riot Grrrl movement in Washington, D.C. (1992-1994) and in Western Massachusetts (1990-1991, 1994-1996) and her undergraduate studies.
Dates: 1987-2007; Majority of material found within 1991 - 1996
Identifier: MS 0039
Abstract Bauer, Marion, 1882-1955; Composer. The collection consists of over 50 published and unpublished compositions in a variety of forms including songs with pianoforte accompaniment, sonatinas, fugues and a symphonic poem. Most of the manuscript scores are not duplicated in the published scores.
Identifier: MS 0721
Abstract Blake, Marion Elizabeth, 1892-1961; teacher and professor. Mount Holyoke College Graduate, 1909; Cornell University graduate, MA (1917) and PhD. (1921.) Mount Holyoke College Associate Professor of Greek, 1929 - 1936. Papers consist of correspondence; a travel diary; writings, including academic papers for her masters and Ph.D. degrees and two published archaeological articles; biographical information; archaeological photographs and sketches; photographs of Blake. Much of the correspondence...
Dates: ca. 1913-1964
Identifier: MS 0011
Abstract Adams, Philip and Mary Hunten, residents of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Marriage license dated June 24, 1756.
Dates: 1756 June 24. 1756 June 24. 1756 June 24. 1756 June 24.
Identifier: MS 0833
Abstract Waller, Martha Huntington Stifler, 1920- ; Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1941. Papers contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs primarily documenting her professional and personal life during World War II when she worked in the Office of the Chief Signal Officer in the War Department.
Identifier: MS 0625
Abstract Nelson, Mary Julia Browning, 1928-1994; student, nursing home assistant and elementary school teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1951. Papers contain correspondence; high school, Mount Holyoke and graduate school course material; clippings, memorabilia, and a scrapbook documenting primarily her academic and social life at Mount Holyoke, her career and her divorce
Dates: 1911-1994; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1989
Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0851
Abstract Eddy, Mary Coolidge Whitman, 1809-1875; teacher and college principal. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1839, teacher and Associate Principal, 1842-1849, and Principal, 1849-1850. Papers consist of correspondence, a notebook, biographical information, photographs and a portrait concerning both her personal life and her work at Mount Holyoke. Letters by Eddy are chiefly addressed to Hannah Porter and include references to Mary Lyon, the missionary work of Fidelia Fiske, and activities of...
Identifier: MS 0642
Abstract Ward, Mary Caroline, b. 1835; Teacher and editor. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1852-1853. Papers contain eight letters written while a student a Mount Holyoke. Primarily describing her daily activities and expenses as well as illnesses throughout campus.
Dates: 1852-1986; Majority of material found in 1853 - 1853
Identifier: MS 0839
Abstract Koether, Mary Elizabeth, 1929-; researcher and manager. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1951. Papers contain scrapbooks, calendars, correspondence, writings, tuition bills, biographical information and a photograph. Primarily concern her social activities at Mount Holyoke College and her study abroad in Europe during the summer of 1950.
Dates: 1947-1983; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1951
Identifier: MS 0510
Abstract Brown, Mary Ella Spooner, 1851-1946; College teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1872. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1872-1884. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily containing her autobiography and also containing letters from Mary E.Woolley and original songs and poems.
Identifier: MS 0826
Abstract Padin, Mary Ellen, 1925-; Librarian. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1947. Papers contain correspondence, scrapbooks, recollections, Mount Holyoke publications, and photographs. Primarily concerning her academic and social activities as a Mount Holyoke student.
Identifier: MS 0842
Abstract Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947; college professor and administrator. President of Mount Holyoke College, 1901-1937. Papers contain correpondence; Woolley's published and unpublished speeches and other writings; her diaries, appointment books, and calendars; materials relating to conferences that she attended; scrapbooks; statistics about Mount Holyoke College; materials concerning her inauguration as Mount Holyoke's President; legal documents; honors and awards; memorabilia; books that she...
Dates: 1845 - 1947; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1947
Collection — Box 1-9
Identifier: MS 0874
Abstract Matthews, Mary Louisa, 1863-1950; Missionary to the American School for Girls at Monastir, in present-day Macedonia. Mount Holyoke student from 1880-1883, non-graduating Class of 1885. Personal papers include biographical information, diaries, and correspondence to and from Matthews. The collection also includes Missionary publications, Biblical materials, documents from the American School for Girls at Monastir, and two boxes of photographs. Majority of the collection focuses on the 1900-1918...
Collection — Folder Register and guides, Summaries of correspondence, Typed transcripts of selected letters
Identifier: MS 0500
Abstract Lyon, Mary, 1797-1849; Educator and founder of Mount Holyoke Female Seminary (now Mount Holyoke College). Contains correspondence, published and unpublished writings, notes on Lyon's remarks, biographical material and memorabilia, books that were in Lyon's library, material relating to the Lyon family and to Ashfield, Buckland, and Byfield, Massachusetts, portraits and likeness of Lyon, and microfilm of her correspondence and writings. The collection documents aspects of her personal life,...
Dates: ca. 1778-
Identifier: MS 0845
Abstract McHenry, Mary Elizabeth Williamson Murphy, 1933-present; college professor of English. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1954. Mount Holyoke College faculty, 1974-1998. Papers contain correspondence, writings and speeches, course records, yearbooks, calendars and planners, subject files, family papers, biographical information, memorabilia, photographs and scrapbooks. Primarily concerning her academic work and social activities as a student at the Oakwood School and Mount Holyoke College, her...
Dates: 1933 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1993