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02. Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: 02

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

John Edgar Park Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-013
Abstract The Park family papers focuses on John Edgar's academic positions and pursuits specifically his role as president of Wheaton College. The papers also contain information relating to the academic positions of his children William E. Park and Rosemary Park. The collection contains supplementary information on his wife Grace B. Park and his granddaughter Susan Vail Park Utz. The documents in the papers span the years 1903 to 2004 with the bulk dates between 1908 and 1956. Materials include...
Dates: 1903-2004

John W. Haines Collection

Identifier: MC-053
Scope and Content This small manuscript collection contains the album "Our Country: Pictures of the Spanish-American War," which covers 21 April 1898 to 12 August 1898. It was created by John W. Hanes. Clippings include photographs of soldiers, buildings, and scenes related to the war as well as articles.
Dates: 1898

Kilham Family Collection

Identifier: MC-043
Dates: Majority of material found within 1907 - 1919

Letter dated December 22, 1852 from Ipswitch Female Seminary student

Identifier: smc-383
Content Description Letter from "Vinnie" to a cousin relating news about schooling under Eunice Caldwell Cowles at Ipswitch Female Seminary.
Dates: December 22, 1852

Lucy A. Morse Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-011
Abstract This collection was donated by Lucy A. Morse in 1942 in memory of her mother, Lydia Brownell Smith Morse class of 1850. The collection has a large number of shoes from all over the world including China, Malta, Argentina, France, and the US among others. The collection also includes general information about shoes as well as a photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Thumb. A pair of Mrs. Tom Thumb's shoes, bought at auction after her death, is part of the shoe collection. This collection also includes...
Dates: 1770-2004; 1800-1900

Lucy Larcom Collection

Identifier: MC-005
Abstract The Lucy Larcom Papers include 2 diaries, Nov. 1859-Aug. 1862; commonplace books, 1859-1867; herbaria; class books and grade book, 1859-1861; rhetoric notes, 1855 and 1857; correspondence with mother, John Greenleaf Whittier and his sister, Mrs. A.D.T.Whitney, and others, 1840s-1890s; paintings; clothing; manuscript poems and the Semi-centennial Sketch of Wheaton Seminary; Kansas Prize Song printed on handkerchief (1855); photographs Larcom owned; articles, obituaries, memorials; genealogical...
Dates: 1859-1970s

Lydia Folger Fowler M.D. Papers

Identifier: SMC-003
Scope and Contents

Lydia Folger Fowler's papers include: several biographies written about Lydia; a letter (original and transcription) to Mrs. Wheaton from Lydia’s sister, M. F. Allen, concerning the donation of “In Memoriam” card (1879); correspondence between John T. Miller and the College Librarian about Lydia (1939-1940); and a copy of The Daisy: a Journal of Pure Literature, which features a portrait of, and an article/obituary on, Lydia.

Dates: 1838-2005; 1879 - 1939

Mabel H. Perry W1896 Collection

Identifier: MC-040
Scope and Contents A collection of notebooks belonging to Mabel H. Perry, Wheaton Female Seminary Class of 1896, comprising her studies on campus. Student notebooks on a wide variety of topics, including Botany, Arithmetic, Art History, Birds & Birdsongs, Chemistry, Drawing, English Composition & Literature, History of Civilization, Latin Prose Composition, Mental Science, Physics, Senior Literature, and Senior Middle Literature. 19 vols.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1892 - 1896