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 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Alumnae biographical files

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 27
Abstract Alumnae Biographical Files primarily contain biographical questionnaires, correspondence, articles and other publications, press releases, and notes documenting the lives of Mount Holyoke alumnae.. Also include diaries, letters, notebooks, and other personal materials for these individuals, often describing their experiences as students. Topics discussed by alumnae in these materials include their personal lives and employment in teaching, missionary work, and other fields. There is also...

Amy Roberts Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0770
Abstract 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.

Barbara Gilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0805
Abstract 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.

Beach papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0760
Abstract Beach, Emily Kellogg, 1871-1955; Teacher and Young Women's Christian Association member. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1893. Papers consist of a scrapbook, writings, memorabilia, biographical information and photographs. Mainly documenting her experience at Mount Holyoke with special attention to the Presidential election of 1892 and her later interest in missionary work.

Beecher family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0509
Abstract Beecher Family. Lyman Beecher and children: Catharine E. (1800-1878), William (1802-1889), Edward (1803-1895), Mary (1805-1900), George (1809-1843), Henry Ward (1813-1887), Charles (1815-1900), and Thomas Kinnicut (1824-1900); daughter-in-law, Katherine Edes Beecher (d. 1870), and grandson, Frederick W. Beecher. Papers consist of correspondence, sermons, lecture notes, funeral sermons, a poem and biographical information relating to members of the Beecher family; principally pertaining to...

Bushee papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0514
Abstract Bushee, Alice Huntington, 1867-1956; College teacher and author. Mount Holyoke Seminary and College graduate, 1891. Papers consist of correspondence, journals, writings, research, autograph album, biographical information and photographs. Mainly documenting her experiences as a student at Mount Holyoke and her career as a Spanish teacher.

Chapin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0519
Abstract 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.

Fritcher papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0606
Abstract Fritcher, Ann Eliza, d. 1896; Teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1857. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1859-1863. Papers consist of notebook, journal, and a photograph. Primarily documenting her voyage to England and Turkey in 1863 and her experience as principal of a school in Turkey.

Gail Hamilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0545
Abstract Hamilton, Gail, (b. Mary Abigail Dodge) 1833-1896; Secondary school teacher and writer. Papers consist of correspondence to a cousin, primarily describing her activities as a teacher in Hartford, Connecticut and comments on the cities of Hartford and Washington D.C. while living with the family of politician James G. Blaine.

Jerome family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0762
Abstract Jerome family. Nelson Jerome and Elizabeth Gilbert Jerome and two children. Papers consist of scrapbook, autograph album, commonplace book, spelling book, course records and a school catalog, biographical and genealogical information and photographs. Primarily documenting the education and work of three generations, including Elizabeth, 1824-1910, Jane Gilbert (Jennie G.) Jerome, 1861-1887, Elizabeth Maude Jerome, 1864-1939, and with a particular emphasis on Gilbert Nelson Jerome, 1889-1918 who...

Josephine Kingsley Hardy papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0778
Abstract 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.

Katharine Elizabeth (Betty) Taylor Wells papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0598
Abstract Mount Holyoke College graduate (1935) and French high school teacher. Correspondence, writings, photographs, biographical material and scrapbooks documenting close friendship with Simone Calvet, a friend met in France her junior year abroad (1935.)

Lang papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0779
Abstract Lang, Malvina Stanton, 1826-1919; student. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1849. Papers contain course records, account books, a commonplace book, writings, recollections, memorabilia, and biographical information; primarily documenting her academic work and finances as a Mount Holyoke student.

Mabel Easton Buyse papers

 Collection
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.

Mary McLean Hardy papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0755
Abstract 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.

Moulton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0799
Abstract 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.

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.

Sarah Locke Stow papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0591
Abstract Stow, Sarah Deborah Locke, 1836-1927; College teacher and author. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1859. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1859-1868 and 1877-1889. Papers contain letters, compositions, writings, and biographical material. Primarily documenting her academic and social experience as both a student and teacher at Mount Holyoke.

Smith family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0588
Abstract Smith family. Edward Smith, 1830-1865, and Georgiana Smith Smith, 1830-1885, and one daughter. Papers contain correspondence, diaries, writings, biographical information and photographs. Primarily documenting the experiences of Clara Eliza Smith, 1865-1943, their daughter, while a student at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1882-1885.