Mount Holyoke College -- Domestic work
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS 0873
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1825-1937, 2010-2011
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...
Dates: 1931 - 2005
Record Group — Box 1: [Barcode: Mount Holyoke College: Faculty and Staff Biographical Files - Miscellany; Publications]
Identifier: RG 19
Abstract Mount Holyoke College Faculty and Staff Biographical Files, circa 1837-, contain correspondence, press releases, directories, lists, writings, notebooks, school papers, drawings, audiocassettes, DVDs, and photographs relating to individuals who have served as faculty or staff members of the College.
Dates: 1837 - 2019
Identifier: MS 0608
Abstract Foster, Katherine Eleanor Condon, 1892-1960; Secretary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1914. Papers contain correspondence, scrapbook, financial records, memorabilia, Asherville College publications and biographical information. Primarily documenting her experience at Mount Holyoke, including both traditions and special events and daily activities. The publications are from her husband, Frank C. Foster, once President of Asherville College, North Carolina.
Dates: 1897-1960; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1960
Identifier: MS 0837
Abstract 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
Dates: 1890-1979; Majority of material found within 1901 - 1905
Identifier: MS 0707
Abstract Pratt, Gladys Ford, 1892-1986; librarian. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1914. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1914-1917. Papers consist of diaries, correspondence, writings, biographical information, memorabilia and photographs primarily documenting her activities at Mount Holyoke and her travels through letters to friends. Also includes notes on the writing of the musical notes for the Mount Holyoke College Alma Mater, written in 1913.
Dates: ca. 1909-1986
Identifier: MS 0610
Abstract Howe, Edith Morton Packard, 1893-1927; student. Attended Mount Holyoke College, 1893-1896. Papers contain correspondence, clippings, and a photograph documenting primarily her daily activities and special events while a student at Mount Holyoke.
Identifier: MS 0638
Abstract Scudder, Jane, ca. 1828-1906; Student. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary 1844-1846. Papers consist of 15 letters to her parents, primarily describing her life at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1844-1846; Majority of material found in 1845 - 1845
Identifier: MS 0814
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1910-1960; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1916
Identifier: MS 0634
Abstract Hawley, Lucy Fletcher, ca. 1824-1878; Student. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1841-1842. Papers consist of a diary documenting her experience at Mount Holyoke including academics and social activities.
Identifier: MS 0640
Abstract Goodale, Lucy Thurston, 1820-1840; Student. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary 1838-1840, died of typhoid. Papers contain correspondence, notebooks, writings, drawings, theorem paintings, memorabilia, and biographical and genealogical information. Documenting her experience at Mount Holyoke, including special events and daily activities.
Dates: ca. 1832-1841; Majority of material found within 1838 - 1840
Identifier: MS 0642
Abstract Ward, Mary Caroline, b. 1835; Teacher and editor. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1852-1853. Papers contain eight letters written while a student a Mount Holyoke. Primarily describing her daily activities and expenses as well as illnesses throughout campus.
Dates: 1852-1986; Majority of material found in 1853 - 1853
Identifier: MS 0510
Abstract 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.
Identifier: MS 0637
Abstract Brown, Mary Quincy, 1828-1920; Educator. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1849. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary faculty member, 1849-1852. Papers contain correspondence, compositions, information sheet from 1915, clippings and notes. Mainly consisting of correspondence to parents regarding her experience at Mount Holyoke with special note of deaths, including the death of Mary Lyon. Letters written by Susan Brown, Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1851 and her parents are included in...
Dates: 1848 - 1920; Majority of material found within 1848 - 1854
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.
Identifier: MS 0609
Abstract Somes, Gertrude E.; Student. Attended Mount Holyoke Seminary and College, 1888-1889. Papers consist of correspondence and one note from her time at Mount Holyoke. Primarily describing her daily life with an emphasis on her dislike of the domestic work system.
Dates: 1888-1889; Majority of material found in 1888 - 1888
Identifier: MS 0643
Abstract Tyler, Melissa Usher, d.1906; Housewife. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1856. Papers consist of fifty-six letters to her family and notebooks on religion. Primarily describing her daily activities and academic career at Mount Holyoke.