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Mount Holyoke College

Library, Information, and Technology Services

50 College Street

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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Spafford, Mary Otis Preston, 1857-1929; Teacher and missionary. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1879. Papers contain correspondence, biographical information, memorabilia, and a photograph. Primarily documenting her experience as a teacher at the Huguenot Seminary, South Africa.

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179 objects found in collection
Mary Preston Spafford Papers

Ward, Mary Isabella, 1874-1961; teacher and missionary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1897. Papers consist of excerpts from letters written as a Mount Holyoke College student (1893-1897), and letters describing her life as a missionary and teacher in Turkey (1923-1932). Also includes a large collection of postcards showing people, buildings, and scenes in Turkey and Syria.

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72 objects found in collection
Mary Ward Papers

The Mount Holyoke College Associated Schools Collection brings together a wide range of materials concerning schools throughout the world which were organized and staffed by alumnae. Materials date from circa 1850 to the present and include correspondence, reports, minutes, catalogues, programs, articles, newsletters, historical sketches, photograph albums, and photographs. The collection also includes notes and lists concerning many of these institutions. Materials for some schools are described by separate online finding aids.

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9 objects found in collection
Mount Holyoke College Associated Schools Collection

The Mount Holyoke College Distinguished Visitors Collection contains information about scholars, scientists, politicians, social activists, writers, artists, musicians, actors, and others who have given lectures or performances at the College. Materials date from 1890-1998 and include correspondence with and photographs of these individuals as well as programs, notes, articles, press releases, and lists.

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37 objects found in collection
Mount Holyoke College Distinguished Visitors Collection

The Mount Holyoke College Glass Plate Negatives and Lantern Slides Collection was assembled by Asa S. Kinney (1873-1961), a botany professor at Mount Holyoke College from 1899-1940 who designed and documented much of the campus and created most of these images. The negatives and slides date from circa 1900-1931 and include copies of photographs taken at an earlier time. Most of them show campus buildings and scenes, classrooms, faculty members, alumnae, and especially students participating in athletics and traditions such as Mountain Day and Junior Show.

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29 objects found in collection
Mount Holyoke College Glass Plate Negatives and Lantern Slides Collection

The Mount Holyoke College History and Description Collection contains a variety of sources which document the history of the school, particularly its founding years and events during anniversary celebrations in 1862, 1887, 1912, 1937, 1962, and 1987. Materials date from circa 1833 to the present and include printed circulars describing Mount Holyoke’s original “principles and design,” lists of early financial donations, correspondence, minutes, reports, programs, publications, historical sketches, articles, press releases, audiocassettes, and photographs.

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51 objects found in collection
Mount Holyoke College History and Description Collection

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