Transportation and travel
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Accounts of the illness, death, and funeral of Mary A. C. Ely '61 in Beirut, Syria, by Mary D. Uline
Burgess, Abigail Moore, 1813-1853; Missionary. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1838. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1838-1846. Papers contain letters, journal, volume of essays, poems by Mount Holyoke students compiled for Burgess and biographical information; primarily regarding her work at Mount Holyoke and as a missionary in India.
Harris, Carrie M., b. ca. 1847; European traveler. Papers consist of a bound volume of "Foreign lands 1891-92 C.M.H.," letters, and memorabilia. Describing her travels through Europe at the end of the 19th century.
Ward, Charlotte Edwards Allen, 1880-1973; Missionary and housewife. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1903. Papers consist of diaries, correspondence, lists, memoranda, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily containing letters describing her life as the wife of Dr. Edwin St. John Ward and a medical missionary in the Middle East.
Charlotte Ely '61 and Mary Annie Ely '61, l-r, riding in a sedan chair mounted on a horse, in the vicinity of Van, Turkey
Comstock, Alzada Peckham, 1888-1960; Economist and college teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1910. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1910-1960. Papers contain correspondence, writings, biographical information and photographs; principally consisting of letters describing her activities as a graduate student at Columbia University, her career at Mount Holyoke and in the field of economics, and her friendships with Helen Graves Fisk and Amy Hewes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Herron, Mary Louise Browning 1834-1863; Missionary and Teacher. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1855. The papers contain correspondence, family material, biographical material and a published letter. The letters are. The papers primarily document missionary life in India. The collection also includes some family materials written after her death discussing family issues.
Kendall, Clara Idella Plimpton, 1848-1941; Teacher and Housewife. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1871. Papers consist of correspondence, biographical material, and photographs primarily discussing her travels in England, France, Germany, Italy and Switzerland. Also includes letters by Kendall and Plimpton family relatives and "The Kendall Book" by Priscilla Robertson.
Letter from Mary A. C. Ely '61 to the Women's Board of Missions in Boston; written in Bitlis, Turkey
Letter from Mary D. Uline to friends, concerning Mary Ely's death and Charlotte Ely's accident; written in Bitlis, Turkey
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.
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.
Scene of women riding in an ornate wagon or "Turkish car" pulled by oxen, from the time of the Ely sisters' missionary work in eastern Turkey
Schelkunoff, Jean Gardiner Kennedy, 1901-1979; New York State government official. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1923. Papers consist of diaries, correspondence, articles, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily documenting her trip to China and the British Isles and her marriage to Sergei A. Schelkunoff.
Scott-Shumway-Sibley family. Austin L. Shumway and Louise Richard Shumway, 1838-1922. Papers consist of diaries written by their daughter, Priscilla Shumway Scott, 1881-1962, primarily describing her social and academic activities at Mount Holyoke. Also containing a small collection of diaries and correspondence between her mother Louise Richards Shumway, husband Harry Fisher Scott, d. 1960, and sister Sara Shumway Sibley.
Stafford, Cynthia Mirandia Abram, 1835-1863; Teacher. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1859-1860. Papers consist of two letters listing her expenses at Mount Holyoke, three letters about her journey to Oregon on the Oregon Trail and one written by her husband, Cyrus G. Stafford, describing her life.
Talcott, Sarah Goodrich, 1835-1862; Teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1855. Papers contain letters written between Talcott and her family, primarily describing hometown events and her experiences at Mount Holyoke.
View of historic snowfall in Bitlis, Turkey, showing sled used by Charlotte and Mary Ely when they were missionaries there
White, Ruth Esther Parker, 1895-1989; Missionary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1917. Parts of the collection in Tamil. Papers consist of letters, speeches, writings, biographical information, memorabilia, and photographs. Primarily documenting her work with children in India and the social conditions of the country including famine and leper colonies.
Banister, Zilpah Polly Grant, 1794-1874; Educator. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, biographical sketches, maps and charts, clippings, memorabilia, and photographs. Primarily containing correspondence to family and colleagues pertaining to her work at Adams Female Academy and Ipswich Female Seminary.