Clothing and dress
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Allen Family papers
Allen Family. Luella Mary Allen, Winifred Shirley Allen, and their relatives. Collection consists of letters, photographs, and transcriptions of the letters prepared by a descendent. Letters include some written from mid-nineteenth century California mining fields, and many detailing student life at Mount Holyoke College in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.
Alumnae biographical files
Amy Roberts Jones papers
Jones, Amy Sarah Roberts, 1876-1944; Housewife. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1900. Papers consist of correspondence. Primarily documenting her academic and social experiences at Mount Holyoke and comments on the Spanish-American War and a fire that destroyed the Seminary Building.
Babcock, Virginia Frances, 1909-1997; student and secondary school teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1931. Mount Holyoke College graduate student and graduate assistant, 1931-1933. Papers consist of a scrapbook, a photograph album, an account book, correspondence, memorabilia, biographical information, and photographs; principally documenting her years as an undergraduate and graduate student at Mount Holyoke.
Barbara Gilson papers
Gilson, Barbara, b. 1925; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1945. Papers consist of course records, correspondence, an account book, a brief diary, calendars, freshman hazing material, memorabilia, biographical information and a photograph; pertaining principally to her daily activities and academic studies at Mount Holyoke. Also included are documents describing conditions in Massachusetts and London, England during World War II.
Chapin, Margaret Learned, 1904-1961; Secondary school teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1925. Papers consist of correspondence from her time at Mount Holyoke; mainly focusing on her academic and social activities.
Collins, Mary Jane, 1840-1859; student. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1856-1858. Papers contain correspondence, a notebook, a memorial sermon, a photograph, and a portrait concerning primarily her life as a Mount Holyoke student. Includes references to her health, expenses, clothing, and study of music.
Ethel Adelson Schaper papers
Schaper, Ethel Adelson, 1923- ; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1944. Papers consist of correspondence, memorabilia, a small painting, biographical information, and a photograph. Primarily correspondence with her parents during her college years, pertaining to her experiences at Mount Holyoke College and her social life on and off campus.
Gertrude L. Didcoct papers
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
Ireland-Frey, Louise Myrth, 1912- ; Doctor and housewife. Mount Holyoke College M.A., 1936. Papers consist of letters written to her family; primarily describing her experience as an assistant in the Zoology Department at Mount Holyoke as well as her social activities and the behavior of colleagues and students.
Jennie Gilbert Jerome papers
Jerome, Jennie Gilbert, 1888-1979; Student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1911. Papers contain correspondence, scrapbook, writings, artwork, memorabilia, oral history transcript, biographical information, mah jong game, and photographs. Primarily documenting her experiences as a student at Mount Holyoke including her daily activities, teachers, and special events.
Josephine Kingsley Hardy papers
Hardy, Josephine M. Kingsley, -1871; Student. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1857. Papers consist of diaries, compositions, and history class notes principally documenting her life at Mount Holyoke. Also includes commonplace books containing writings by students at Northfield Seminary and elsewhere, ca 1851-1853.
Lebourveau, Jennie Lord Winslow, 1895-1960; teacher, housewife. Mount Holyoke College student, 1912-1916. Papers contain correspondence, a scrapbook and biographical information, primarily concerning Lebourveau's time as a student at Mount Holyoke College. Include references to traditions, domestic work, her expenses and campus jobs, faculty, academics, new buildings, food, clothing, and political matters such as a women's suffrage lecture and a mock presidential election.
Lithgow, Marion Irene, 1901-1992; student; teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1922. Papers contain a scrapbook, correspondence, biographical information, and a photograph primarily relating to Lithgow's time at Mount Holyoke College. Includes references to her clothing, expenses, sports, motion pictures, academics, political issues, and traditions such as Junior Prom.
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.
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.
Selsam, Georgia Elizabeth Kauffman, 1902-1997; student and secondary school teacher. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1924. Papers contain correspondence, memorabilia, biographical information, and photographs primarily documenting her daily activities while at Mount Holyoke and special events.