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02. Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: 02

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Lyon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-002
Abstract The Mary Lyon papers focuses on Mary Lyon's correspondence and memory. The papers contain numerous speeches and articles about Mary Lyon's lasting influence on education and her role in the creation of Wheaton College and Mount Holoyoke College. The materials span the years 1834 to 2003. Materials include letters, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Dates: 1834-2003

Miguel Bravo de Acuña Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SMC-331
Abstract This document is Miguel Bravo de Acuna's extensive will. It contains 75 bequests or requests regarding the distribution of his wealth including: 1) a bequest of 100 pesos to the Redemptionists to be used for the ransoming of an impoverished noble held by the Moors, or barring that, anyone named Miguel so held; 2) various sums to the cities of Valladolid, Spain, and Lima, Peru, for the clothing and housing of impoverished noble men and women; and 3) 1000 pesos to the Franciscan convent...
Dates: 1624

Myrna Pearson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-019
Overview Analytical research, student research data, laboratory notebooks, and research papers; correspondence between Myrna S. Pearson and area researchers and water quality professionals including Dr. Phillip Gidley, the Town of Norton, students, Wheaton College administrators and colleagues; newspaper articles about Norton Reservoir and area water bodies; official reports on Norton Reservoir Dredging Project, Norton Reservoir Regional Management Workshops, and Norton Reservoir Diagnostic Water...
Dates: 1964-1999; Other: 1969 - 1992

Nancy Dodge Hartford, Class of 1951, Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC-099
Content Description The collection is comprised of intellectual property--images, notes, papers, and documents--created by Nancy Dodge Hartford in the course of her career as an art historian from 1951 until her retirement in 1995.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1955-1994

Sarah A. Jarvis Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SMC-007
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of typescript copies of Sarah A. Jarvis' correspondence. It contains twenty letters between Sarah, friends, and family, while she was a student at Wheaton Female Seminary, 1843. The collection also contains forty letters between Sally, friends, and family concerning family affairs, 1843 -1850. A color photograph of Sarah A. Jarvis' portrait in included.

Dates: 1843-1850

SMC365: U.S. Department of Agriculture (U.S.D.A.) Consumer Pamphlet Collection

 Item — Folder SMC365: U.S. Department of Agriculture (U.S.D.A.) Consumer Pamphlet Collection
Identifier: SMC-365
Content Description Eight pamphlets produced by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture: Home & Garden, and Consumer & Marketing Divisions. Two pamphlets on manners, and drinks.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1953, 1967, 1975

Stephen Amster Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-015

Sterling Alam Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-027
Abstract The collection consists of 5 cartons of lecture notes from his years as a professor, political and personal correspondences, research materials, and general information from his interests in gerontology, human rights, and communes. Numerous magazines, reports, books, and newspaper articles have been retained, although many were removed from the collection. In addition, Alam collected political buttons, political cartoons, and comics, from which a sample was taken.
Dates: 1950-2009; 1960 - 1990

Wardrop Family Writings

 Collection
Identifier: SMC-002
Scope and Contents

Agnes Wardrop's writings include two compositions: one on physiology and the other a description of the Seminary building and rooms. An extract of letters describes Agnes Wardrop's life at school and the daily course of studies, 1836-37. Agnes’ student notebooks include: Extracts on [Watt's] Improvement of the Mind and Penmanship exercises.



Margaret Wardrop's, 1836 History and Bible Lessons are also found within the collection.

Dates: 1836-1838

Wheaton Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC-001
Abstract The Wheaton Family Collection covers the years 1721-2009. The bulk of the collection relates to the years 1779-1905. The collection shows the activities of an affluent family in the small town of Norton, MA. Laban Morey Wheaton and Eliza Baylies Chapin Wheaton were both active in the community, and established Wheaton Female Seminary. Eliza Baylies Chapin Wheaton contributed a great deal to the town of Norton by helping to renovate the Trinitarian Congregational Church and building the...
Dates: 1721-1994; 1779 - 1905