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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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Leighton, Nathaniel Wilson, 1833-1899; Physician and United States Army surgeon. Papers consist of diaries, correspondence and United States Civil War material. Primarily documenting his work as a surgeon during the Civil War.

Mount Holyoke College
11 objects found in collection

Nkenge Touré is a political and civil rights activist, health reformer, and feminist, who has written and presented extensively with regard to rights and justice for women of color. The Nkenge Touré papers are comprised of materials pertaining to Touré’s activism in health reform, civil and political rights for African American women, and her professional and public life.

Collections in Compass are comprised of digitized or born-digital materials and, therefore, may not represent the whole of a collection. If you are interested in materials that may not yet be digitized or made available on Compass, check out the finding aid or contact us.

Smith College
24 objects found in collection

Noss family. Christopher Noss and Lura Boyer Noss, d. 1907, and Carol Day Noss and 12 children. Papers consist of correspondence between the family while the parents were missionaries in Japan. Principally documenting the education of two of the children, Frederick Boyer Noss, 1901-, and Anna Isabel (Annabelle) Noss Welty, 1899-2000, in addition to family matters, home life, report cards, and academic life. Also includes genealogical and biographical information provided by the donor.

Mount Holyoke College
6 objects found in collection

Office of the President Records concern activities, issues, and events during the administrations of Mount Holyoke College presidents.

Mount Holyoke College
138 objects found in collection

The Origins and Governance Collection brings together materials concerning the creation and administration of Mount Holyoke College, an institution for the higher education of women that was founded by Mary Lyon, granted a charter as Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, and opened in 1837. Materials date from 1834 to the present and include a ledger notebook, charters, acts, regulations, minutes, planning documents, publications, speeches, questionnaires, drawings, and photographs.

Mount Holyoke College
15 objects found in collection

The Population and Development Program at Hampshire College ("PopDev") is a center for critical thinking, learning and advocacy on population and the environment. It is a sister program of the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program (CLPP) at Hampshire. Records found in this community include the issue paper series DifferenTakes, and in the future may include reports, statements, and other publications produced by PopDev. DifferenTakes issue papers provide alternative news and analysis on sexual and reproductive health, population control, the environment, climate change, immigrant rights and militarization.

Hampshire College
88 objects found in collection
Logo from Different Takes issue paper

This record group is comprised of materials related to special programs at Smith College, including but not limited to the honors program, honor societies (Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi), Junior Year Abroad programs, and the Gloria and Wilma School for Organizers.

Collections in Compass are comprised of digitized or born-digital materials and, therefore, may not represent the whole of a collection. If you are interested in materials that may not yet be digitized or made available on Compass, contact us.

 

Smith College
1 object found in collection

This sub-record group is comprised of materials about and created by Smith College undergraduate students and includes photographs, letters, memorabilia, scrapbooks, journals, notes, biographical information, as well as class records related to activities and events, such as commencement and reunion.

Collections in Compass are comprised of digitized or born-digital materials and, therefore, may not represent the whole of a collection. If you are interested in materials that may not yet be digitized or made available on Compass, contact us.

Smith College
42 objects found in collection

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.

Collections in Compass are comprised of digitized or born-digital materials and, therefore, may not represent the whole of a collection. If you are interested in materials that may not yet be digitized or made available on Compass, check out the finding aid or contact us.

Smith College
3 objects found in collection

Gettell, Richard Glenn, 1912-1988; economist, college and university teacher and administrator. Mount Holyoke College president, 1957-1968. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, education records (primarily for his years at Amherst College and the University of California), materials concerning his employment, subject files, financial and legal documents, memorabilia, Gettell family materials, biographical materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting both his personal and professional life. Include materials concerning his Merchant Marine service, work as an economist for several corporations and United States government, and his career as a teacher or administrator at Mount Holyoke College and elsewhere. Also include materials about his interests in deep-sea fishing, music, and theater and his travels to the Caribbean area and elsewhere with his wife, Landonia Gettell.

Mount Holyoke College
6 objects found in collection

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.

Mount Holyoke College
17 objects found in collection

Ford, Sarah Elizabeth, 1836-1916; Secondary school teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1857. Papers contain correspondence from family members and classmates, primarily describing social activities, family life and health.

Mount Holyoke College
8 objects found in collection

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