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Library, Information, and Technology Services

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South Hadley, MA 01075

www.mtholyoke.edu/lits

The Library, Information and Technology Services (LITS) Division at Mount Holyoke College is committed to providing integrated information and technology services and resources that enable students, faculty, and staff to creatively and productively advance the College’s mission: To educate a diverse residential community of women at the highest level of academic excellence and to foster the alliance of liberal arts education with purposeful engagement in the world.

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Consists of hand-made and commercially-made valentines from the U.S. and Europe dating from the 1840s to the 1980s from collectors Marjorie Eames, Marguerite A. Davol, Helen Laws, and anonymous donors. Included are three valentines made by Esther Howland, six valentines made by the George Whitney Co., and a few made by Raphael Tuck and Sons, Ernest Nister, and L. Pang. Also included is a scrapbook made in 1880. Rounding out the collection are valentine ephemera and two books on the history of valentines, Valentines: A Loving Remembrance by Jean P. Favalora and A History of Valentines by Ruth Webb Lee.

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38 objects found in collection

Schuck, Victoria, 1909-1999; political scientist and college professor and administrator. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1940-1976. Papers contain correspondence; her writings; records for many of her courses at Mount Holyoke; records of the Amherst-Mount Holyoke Political Studies Center and the Washington Internship Program; subject files; records of Mount Holyoke committees, the Political Science Department, and the Women in Politics Symposium held at the College; memorabilia; biographical material; audiocassettes, and photographs. Primarily document her work as a political science professor at Mount Holyoke, her research interests, and her service as a member of numerous organizations, commissions, and boards.

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9 objects found in collection

Sprague, Viette Isabel Brown, 1846-1923; missionary. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1871. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, biographical information and photographs primarily documenting her work as a missionary in China during the Boxer Rebellion and the political rights of Chinese women with special emphasis on foot binding.

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18 objects found in collection

Apgar, Virginia, 1909-1974; physician and anesthesiologist. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1929. Papers chiefly consist of diaries, correspondence, course and training records, writings, Apgar Score material, financial records, biographical information and photographs; focusing principally on her education and training at Mount Holyoke College, Columbia University, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, the University of Wisconsin, and Johns Hopkins University; her work as an anesthesiologist, administrator, and professor at Columbia-Presbyterian and Johns Hopkins; and her work for the National Foundation (later the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation). Also includes a letter and an article written by her father Charles E. Apgar.

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78 objects found in collection

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