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Mount Holyoke College Manuscript Collections

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 358 Collections and/or Records:

Plowman, William A. Indenture: Yorkshire, England between William Plowman and John Jackson

 Collection — Manuscripts (not separately boxed) - 1
Identifier: MS 0003
Abstract Plowman, William, of Dunninghton, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. Vellum "indenture" in the form of an pre-nuptial agreement dated Dec. 1682 conveying land owned by Plowman to John Jackson on the occasion of Jackson's marriage to Plowman's daughter Mary.
Dates: Decembr 16, 1682

Poor papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: Ella Farrington Poor papers]
Identifier: MS 0793
Abstract Poor, Ella Marion Farrington, 1876-1950; student and college teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1899; Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1899-1901. Papers contain course records, biographical information, and photographs; primarily of notes and laboratory notebooks compiled for courses in art, botany, history, and zoology at Mount Holyoke College.
Dates: 1897 - 1911; Majority of material found within 1897 - 1899

Potter papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: Potter papers]
Identifier: MS 0789
Abstract Potter, Harrison, 1981-1984; pianist and college teacher. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1946-1957. Papers consist of concert programs, concert announcements and reviews, memorabilia, correspondence, concert plans, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily contains programs and reviews for concerts in which he performed as soloist or accompanist, including those in which he performed with or performed the work of Marion Bauer; also includes a few letters and a scrapbook of a...
Dates: 1900-1984; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1957

Prince letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0577
Abstract Prince, Henriette Marsh, 1835-1869; Teacher. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1857-1858. Papers consist of letters written to a friend, principally describing her work at a plantation school in King William County, Virginia.
Dates: 1853-1861

Putnam papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0710
Abstract Putnam, Lucy Pepper, 1823-1849; Student. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1845-1846. Papers contain a letter, ten compositions and poems. Primarily documenting her travel from her home in New Hampshire to Mount Holyoke and her social life and activities at school.
Dates: 1845-1846

Radcliffe, Sir George Letter: London, England to Margaret Radcliffe

 Collection — Manuscripts (not separately boxed) - 1
Identifier: MS 0008
Abstract Radcliffe, George, 1593-1657, lawyer. Letter to his mother Margaret Radcliffe dated Oct. 1616 chiefly on personal matters, also includes mention of Sir Edward Coke's dismissal from office and preparations for the Prince Charles' [later Charles II] installment as Prince of Wales in Nov. 1616.
Dates: October 18, 1616

Ransom papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0696
Abstract Ransom, Annette Mowatt, 1915-1996; student and zoologist. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1936. Papers consist of correspondence, a scrapbook, biographical information, and photographs; principally pertaining to her daily activities and social events at Mount Holyoke. Also of note is her correspondence pertaining to her work as a secretary-companion and zoologist in the British West Indies, 1936-1937.
Dates: 1927-1965; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1937

Richard Glenn Gettell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0859
Abstract Gettell, Richard Glenn, 1912-1988; economist, college and university teacher and administrator. Mount Holyoke College president, 1957-1968. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, education records (primarily for his years at Amherst College and the University of California), materials concerning his employment, subject files, financial and legal documents, memorabilia, Gettell family materials, biographical materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting both his personal and...
Dates: 1880 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1924 - 1970

Ridgway papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0618
Abstract Ridgway, Ida Coperland, 1905-1927; Student. Attended Mount Holyoke College, 1923-1927. Papers contain letters addressed to family members and discussing her love for her family and her happiness at Mount Holyoke College. Also includes a collection of poems by Ida Coperland Ridgway, compiled by Ada L. F. Snell.
Dates: 1922-1926

Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0719
Abstract Robinson, Ethel Palmer Breitenstein, 1887-1964; student and housewife. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1911. Papers consist of correspondence, notebooks, scrapbook, biographical information, photograph albums and photographs documenting primarily her academic and social activities at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: ca.1893-1964 (bulk 1907-1961); Majority of material found within 1907 - 1961

Rops correspondence

 Collection — Manuscripts (not separately boxed) - 1
Identifier: MS 0013
Abstract Rops, Félicien, 1833-1898, artist. Collection of letters, in French, written principally to François Nys and Henri Liesse. Letters concern Rops' personal affairs, chiefly his financial difficulties, and designs for new works. Also included are 7 proof etchings to works published in 1864 and 1866
Dates: circa 1800-1900

Rosamund Purdy Bell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0830
Abstract Bell, Rosamund Theresa Purdy, 1920-: Personnel officer, teacher and librarian. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1942. Papers contain correspondence, newspaper articles, a marriage announcment, a film and photographs. Primarily documenting a comment that she made about students dating soldiers that was misquoted in newspaper articles, generating a controversy. Also includes programs and a 8mm film documenting dramatic productions at Mount Holyoke and photographs dating from her student years.
Dates: 1940 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1942

Rosemary Masters correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0568
Abstract Masters, Rosemary Cox, 1939- ; Lawyer. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1961. Papers consist chiefly of letters to her parents, concerning her activities at Mount Holyoke College and Harvard University Law School, her work as a lawyer, marriage to Jon J. Masters, life in New York City and birth of two children.
Dates: 1958-1970

Rowell papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0791
Abstract Rowell, Elizabeth L., 1882-1985; Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1904. Papers contain course records, biographical information and photographs; primarily consisting of notebooks, notes and examinations used for courses taken at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1899-1985; Majority of material found within 1899 - 1904

Rox papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0787
Abstract Rox, Henry, 1899-1967; professor, sculptor. Mount Holyoke College Professor, 1939-1964. Papers contain writings, exhibit catalogues, publications illustrated by Rox's work, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily concerning Rox's professional work as a sculptor in photosculpture and more traditional media and as an art professor.
Dates: 1935-1968

Runnette papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0767
Abstract Runnette, Helen Virginia, 1886-1988; Administrator and teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1910. Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, school information, artwork, Runnette family collection of correspondence, and memorabilia. Primarily documenting her personal and professional life, with an emphasis on her work at the Tower School for children.
Dates: 1849 - 1988

Ruskin, John Letter: Brantwood, Coniston, Lancashire, to Joan Severn

 Collection — Manuscripts (not separately boxed) - 1
Identifier: MS 0006a
Abstract Ruskin, John, 1819-1900; Artist and philosopher. The collection consists of an undated letter to "Darlingest Grannie," i.e., Joan Severn, in which he discusses his grief and seeing his children.
Dates: ca. 1819-1900

Ruskin, John Letter: to Mrs. John Simon

 Collection — Manuscripts (not separately boxed) - 1
Identifier: MS 0006b
Abstract Ruskin, John, 1819-1900; Artist and philosopher. The collection consists of a letter to Mrs. Simon, the wife of Ruskin's physician, Dr. John Simon, on the nature of the artistic standards of the English people. Included is a transcription, as well as a check dated October 13, 1884, payable to Miss Gale.
Dates: ca. 1884

Ruth Backes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0769
Abstract Backes, Ruth Emerson, 1918-; Psychologist, teacher, and consultant. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, research material, publications, oral history material, and photographs relating to her research for a biography of social reformer and government official Frances Perkins, a 1902 graduate of Mount Holyoke College. Includes photocopies of letters and writings by Perkins.
Dates: 1864 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1934 - 2001

Ruth C. Lawson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0884
Abstract Lawson, Ruth Catharine, 1911-1990; political scientists and college teacher; Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1933, and politics professor, 1942-1976. Correspondence, writings, diaries, notebooks, course records, Politics Department records, committee records, conference records, subject files, financial and legal records, scrapbook, memorabilia, greeting cards, family papers, blueprints, plans, biographical material, photographs, and slides documenting her personal and professional life. ...
Dates: circa 1910-1990

Ruth E. Zencey papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0621
Abstract Zencey, Ruth Estelle Mills, 1915- ; Secretary and stenographer. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1936. Papers consist of correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs. Primarily containing letters by and to her brother, Earl Mills, concerning his life in the army during World War II.
Dates: 1941-1951; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1945

Ruth papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0753
Abstract Ruth, Margaret Stallman, 1911-; Secretary and homemaker. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1932. Papers consist of correspondence, a zoology notebook, biographical information, material relating to the Class of 1932, a photograph album, photographs, and slides. Primarily documenting her academic and social life as a student at Mount Holyoke, 1928-1932. Class of 1932 materials chiefly consist of correspondence with her classmates after graduation.
Dates: 1928-2001

Ruth S. Rafferty papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0824
Abstract Rafferty, Ruth Sherburne, 1892-1926; Student, summer camp counselor and secondary school English teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1915. Papers contain correspondence, a journal, essays and other writings (including her illustrated parody of Edward Lear's works), a scrapbook, memorabilia, a biographical note, obituaries, and photographs. Primarily concerning a high school trip to Washington, D.C. in 1909, her academic and social activities as a Mount Holyoke student, and her work as a...
Dates: ca. 1905-1926; Majority of material found within 1911 - 1926

Sanderson Academy records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0582
Abstract Sanderson Academy. Founded in Ashfield, Massachusetts, 1816. Papers contain a catalog and compositions written by several students of Mary Lyon's.
Dates: 1817-1828

Sandra Kohler papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0885
Abstract Kohler, Sandra Iger, 1940-; poet and teacher; Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1961. Correspondence, journals, writings, thesis, dissertation, and publications primarily concerning hr education and creative writing.
Dates: circa 1950-2003

Sandra Nichols Ward correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0597
Abstract Ward, Sandra MacDonald Nichols, 1943- ; Librarian. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1965. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, since 1992. Papers contain letters written to her family. Primarily documenting her life as a student at Mount Holyoke, her summer employment and her work with Operation Crossroads Africa in Gambia.
Dates: 1961-1965

Sanford family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0027
Abstract Sanford family papers, 1788-1900. Papers consist of inventories, account books, and a book of charades of the family of William, William A., Edward and Edward C. A. Sanford of Nynehead Court, Somerset, England. Inventories includes household goods, including silverplate and picture, and the library.
Dates: 1788-1900

Sara Dalmas Jonsberg papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: Sara Dalmas Jonsberg]
Identifier: MS 0876
Abstract Jonsberg, Sara Dalmas, 1939-; college professor and administrator; Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1960, Secretary of the Board of Trustees, Executive Assistant to the President, Secretary of the College, and Director of the Next Step/El Proximo Program for teenage mothers, Papers primarily consist of letters (with transcripts) and course records dating from her years as a student at Mount Holyoke. Also include later writings, an autobiographical sketch, and a photograph.
Dates: 1956-2013

Sara Teasdale correspondence

 Collection — Manuscripts (not separately boxed) - 1
Identifier: MS 0022
Abstract Teasdale, Sara, 1884-1933; poet. Nine letters, including six to her friend Jean S. Untermeyer and a long letter (July 1909) to John Myers O'Hara, describing primarily her personal life and her career.
Dates: 1909-1930

Sarah Ford correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0537
Abstract Ford, Sarah Elizabeth, 1836-1916; Secondary school teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1857. Papers contain correspondence from family members and classmates, primarily describing social activities, family life and health.
Dates: 1853-1874