Mount Holyoke College Manuscript Collections
Found in 358 Collections and/or Records:
Hardy, Mary McLean, 1831-1927; Student and teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1852. Papers contain notebooks, writings, an autograph album, biographical information and a photograph. Primarily document her studies at Mount Holyoke (1850-1852), the University of Chicago (1893-1894) and the University of California (1898-1900), her experiences at the World's Columbian Exposition (1893), and her research into the genealogies of the Gregory, McLean and Talcott families.
Dole, Mary Phylinda, 1862-1947; Doctor and weaver. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1886. Mount Holyoke College trustee. Papers consist of course records, writings, memorabilia, samples of weaving, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily documenting her academic work at Mount Holyoke and her autobiography.
Benson, Mary Sumner, 1903-1988; historian; Mount Holyoke College history professor, 1952-1968. Diaries, correspondence, writings, subject files, publications, financial and legal documents, and photographs documenting aspects of her professional and personal life, including her travels in Europe and elsewhere.
Adair, Mary Virginia Hamilton, 1913-2004; Teacher and poet. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1933. Papers span the years 1933-2004 (bulk 1995-2004) and consist of biographical information, poems and drawings, photographs, a televised interview, and a hand-written, inscribed poem by Robert Frost, titled "Snow Falling After it Clears."
Melvin, Helen Eliza, 1857-1936; missionary and teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1879. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1882-1883. Papers consist of correspondence and photographs; principally documenting her journey to Turkey to become a missionary and her teaching plans.
Cameron, Meribeth Elliott, 1905-1997, educator and college administrator. Mount Holyoke College professor and administrator, 1948-1970. Papers contain correspondence, writings, diaries, datebooks and notes, family papers, financial material, clippings, memorabilia, International Federation of University Women papers, Asian art, biographical materials and legal documents, and photographs. Primarily concerning her professional life as an educator and college administrator.
Skog, Katharine Merrill Ahlbers, 1895-1983; Teacher, translator, and missionary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1917. Papers contain correspondence, articles and photographs; primarily consisting of correspondence commenting on her teaching and travels in Japan.
Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873, philosopher and economist. Diary kept during a walking tour in Hampshire, West Sussex and the Isle of Wight in England during July and August 1832, containing detailed descriptions of what he encountered along the way.
Liskow, Molly Judson, 1958- ; Lawyer and editor. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1980. Papers contain correspondence, course materials, notes, and a photograph. Primarily concerning her academic and social activities as a student at Mount Holyoke College, 1976-1980 and Harvard Law School, 1980-1983. Also included course materials from her years in grammar school through high school.
Moore, Dorothy Beatrice Gleason, 1905-1993; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1928. Papers contain correspondence, diary, memorabilia, scrapbook, biographical information, and photographs; primarily documenting her travels through Europe and detailing her experience at Mount Holyoke, including daily activities, special events, and traditions.
Morgan, John A., fl. 1830-1835; theologian. Professor at Lane Theological Seminary in Cincinnati, Ohio until he was dismissed in 1834 for siding with students in a debate over the Seminary's position on slavery. Letter is to students remaining at the Seminary offering advice and asking them to pay his debts and dispose of his belongings.Holograph letter and photocopy.
Moulton, Anna Kimball Young, 1891-1965; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1916. Papers contain course records, memorabilia, correspondence, and biographical information; consisting primarily of compositions and notes for English language courses taken at Mount Holyoke College.
Munsell, Hazel Edith, 1891-1989; Nutritionist. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1914. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1917-1918. Papers include correspondence, writings, research notes, bibliography, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily documenting her work as a nutrition researcher at the Pentagon and in Puerto Rico and Ecuador.
Nelson, Mary Louise Moody, d. 1863; Teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1854. Papers consist of correspondence and journals. Primarily discussing local events, family, and life in Ohio during the late 19th century.
Noss family. Christopher Noss and Lura Boyer Noss, d.1907, and Carol Day Noss and 12 children. Papers consist of correspondence between the family while the parents were missionaries in Japan. Principally documenting the education of two of the children, Frederick Boyer Noss, 1901- , and Anna Isabel (Annabelle) Noss Welty, 1899-2000, in addition to family matters, home life, report cards and academic life. Also includes genealogical and biographical information provided by the donor.
Nutting, Mary Olivia, 1831-1910; Librarian. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1852. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary staff member, 1870-1901. Papers consist of correspondence, account books, diaries, books written by Nutting, a notebook, and photographs. Primarily documenting her daily activities as a student at Mount Holyoke and her plans for Peterson's Lodge faculty apartment house.
Farber, Jessie G. Lie, Daniel Farber, et al., principally residents of South Hadley, Massachusetts. Collection consists of the "working volumes" of an illustrated history of the old burial ground (1728-ca. 1899) prepared in 1976 as part of the South Hadley's celebration of the United States bicentennial, and additional photographs of the extant stones.
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Phelps, Orra Almira Parker, 1867-1950, teacher; Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1888 and Orra A. Phelps, 1895-1986, teacher, medical doctor, environmentalist, and naturalist; Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1918. Primarily letters between mother and daughter.
Ten papyri fragments from archaeological excavations in Egypt (1895-1907), conducted chiefly by Bernard P. Grenfell and Arthur S. Hunt. The fragments, dating from the Graeco-Roman era are largely economic in nature, particularly covering leases and taxes. Also included are two horoscopes, and most importantly fragments from a copy of book one of Euclid's "Elements" containing propositions 39 and 41.
In Greek. Petition, in Greek, from a native of Memphis, Egypt to a government official of the reign of Probius (276-282 A.D.)
Bennett, Patricia Ella Perreault, 1950-; student, high school teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1972. Papers consist of scrapbooks, photograph albums, newspaper clippings, calendars, course materials, and a photograph of Bennett, primarily documenting her student years, 1968-1972.
Gill, Penny, 1943-; educator; Mount Holyoke College politics professor, 1971-; Acting Dean of Faculty, 2004-2005; Dean of the College, 2007-2011. Correspondence, reports, course records, committee records, writings, letters of recommendation, memoranda, financial records, and photographs chiefly relating to her work at Mount Holyoke.
Perell, Emile; Engineer and educator. Papers consist of correspondence in both French and English. Primarily consisting of letters from his relatives, including his niece Rachel Bespaloff. Also included are documents pertaining to her work as a teacher and experiences during World War II.
Pesquet family papers, 1623-1828. Papers consists of legal documents relating to the family of Jean Baptiste Pesquet (sieur Deschamps) of Normandy, France; includes confirmation of magistrial office, wills, inventories, writ of emancipation, marriage contracts, etc.
Philips, Frances Adelle Hurrey, 1909-1971; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1931. Papers consist of correspondence, a photograph album, biographical information and loose photographs; principally pertaining to her daily activities and social events at Mount Holyoke and her junior year abroad at the Universite de Nancy and the Sorbonne in France.