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Compass items are organized into collections. Our collections showcase unique, archival and scholarly materials, including rare books, photographs, records, letters, audio, and video from Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges. To browse the collections of an individual institution, use the "All Institutions" drop down menu below.

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This record group consists of programs, photographs, press releases, articles, notes and prompt books relating to student productions at Smith College. These include all house dramatics, Division of Dramatics, Alpha-Phi Kappa Psi, Theater Workshop, Dramatic Association, and early Theater Department performances.

Smith College

3 items found in collection

Dramatics records

Murrow, Edward Roscoe, 1908-1965, radio and television journalist and United States Information Agency director, and Janet Huntington Brewster Murrow, 1910-1998, Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1933, and staff member, 1970-1978, and volunteer worker. Papers contain correspondence, writings, memorabilia, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily concerning their personal and professional lives, including their experience during World War II when he was Director of European Broadcasting for CBS, Inc., and she was executive director of the London Committee of Bundles for Britain, Inc.

Mount Holyoke College

28 items found in collection

Edward R. and Janet Brewster Murrow papers

Elizabeth Mary Bell Welch, 1829-1876, graduated from Mount Holyoke Female Seminary in 1847. Her papers consist of a commonplace book of sermons, a journal, drawings, and memorabilia documenting primarily her daily academic and social activities and her religious life while a student at Mount Holyoke.

Mount Holyoke College

2 items found in collection

Elizabeth Bell Welch papers

Elizabeth Crocker Lawrence (Class of 1883) is an alumna of Smith College. Lawrence was heavily involved as a student and an alumna, and, as a result, was drafted by Smith College President L. Clark Seelye to help write the student life section in his Early History of Smith College. From 1909-1911, she served as president of the Smith College Alumnae Association. The collection contains correspondence, diaries, journals, news clippings, photographs and publications documenting the life of Elizabeth Crocker Lawrence.

Smith College

300 items found in collection

Elizabeth Crocker Lawrence papers

Chapin, Elizabeth Lucy, 1838-1862; Secondary school teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1857. Papers span the years 1842, and 1859-1861, and consist of correspondence, a photograph, a photocopy of a poem, and a small book. Primarily letters written by Lucy in Athens, Georgia and West Point, Mississippi, to a sister in Chicopee, Massachusetts, documenting her life as a young woman from the North teaching in the South on the eve of the Civil War.

Mount Holyoke College

12 items found in collection

Elizabeth Lucy Chapin papers

Grasso, Ella, 1919-1981; politician. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1940. Papers consist of legislative files, correspondence, Connecticut State files, personnel files, biographical materials, writings, campaign material, articles, sketches and clippings, and photographs. Primarily documenting her work as a member of the United States House of Representatives in Congress, 1970-1974, and her prior and subsequent political career in Connecticut.

Mount Holyoke College

25 items found in collection

Ella Tambussi Grasso papers

Carr, Emma Perry, 1880-1972; Chemist and college teacher. Attended Mount Holyoke College, 1900-1902. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1905-1946. Papers contain correspondence, published and unpublished writings, chemistry research, legal documents, biographical information, Carr family papers, photographs, and Mount Holyoke Chemistry Department records; primarily documenting Carr's chemistry research and her achievements in science.

Mount Holyoke College

6 items found in collection

Emma Perry Carr papers

Entretiens de Pontigny; gatherings of intellectuals in France, founded in 1910 as Decades de Pontigny and held at Mount Holyoke College in 1942-1944. Records consist of correspondence, meeting minutes, article, press releases, schedules, programs, a guest register and photographs relating to the meetings at Mount Holyoke Include letters by Gustave Cohen, Jean Andre Wahl, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Beatrice Fry Hyslop, Jacques Maritain, Cecile Jahiel, Auguste Viatte, Andre Spire, Marcelle de Manziarly, Boris Mirkine-Guetzevitch, and Mrs. Raymond de Saussure.

Mount Holyoke College

193 items found in collection

Entretiens de Pontigny records

These are highlights from the papers of Eqbal Ahmad, scholar, teacher, writer, international political activist. Ahmad was Professor of Politics and Middle East Studies at Hampshire College from 1982 to 1997. The digital collection consists of primarily correspondence. Refer to the finding aid for more information about the entire collection.

Hampshire College

2 items found in collection

Letter from the Eqbal Ahmad papers

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.

Mount Holyoke College

557 items found in collection

Faculty and staff biographical files

Faculty Governance Records document the work of faculty members as those responsible for developing and regulating the academic program at Mount Holyoke College.

Mount Holyoke College

61 items found in collection

Faculty governance records

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.

Mount Holyoke College

45 items found in collection

Fidelia Fiske papers

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