Alexander Sloan and Ishbel MacLeish Campbell papers, 1901-1996
Scope and Contents
Box 1 contains manuscript materials, which includes: materials on Alexander Campbell and family, including correspondence; the Aviator's Flight Log book of Kenneth MacLeish; book dust jackets; materials on the Archibald MacLeish Collection at Greenfield Community College; photocopies of newspaper articles on Archibald MacLeish; articles by Alexander Campbell for publications of "For Arts Sake!"; and other miscellaneous papers. This collection of papers dates from 1901-1996.
Boxes 2-3 contain a collection of articles, clippings, photographs, notes, and various other items found and removed from the books of Alexander and Ishbel Campbell's library, donated to the Warren Hunting Smith Library at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Includes 76 folders organized by people and subjects. Most of the people that are covered in these files are writers. There are 8 folders that include correspondence, notes, and postcards of Campbell's found in the books.
- Campbell, Ishbel MacLeish (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Alexander Campbell was the husband of Ishbel (MacLeish) Campbell. Ishbel was the sister of the American poet, essayist, lawyer, and Librarian of Congress Archibald MacLeish. Ishbel and Archibald's brother Kenneth MacLeish was a pilot in World War I. Kenneth died during the war when his plane was shot down.
Alexander Campbell died on September 14, 1990.
2.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
This collection is arranged in the following series:
- Manuscript materials
- Items removed from donated books
Box 2-3: Archives Storage, Range 22B, Section 2
The provenance of the manuscript materials in the first series is unclear. There are no records documenting their addition to the Archives. They were added to the materials found in the donated books in order to create a more complete collection on Alexander Sloan and Ishbel MacLeish Campbell.
- Air pilots, Military
- Book jackets
- Books -- Reviews
- Causey, Beverley D., Jr.
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
- College teachers
- MacLeish family
- MacLeish family -- Correspondence
- MacLeish, Andrew, 1838-1928
- MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982
- MacLeish, Kenneth, 1894-1918
- MacLeish, Norman
- Universities and colleges -- Faculty -- Employment
- Winnick, R. H.
- World War, 1914-1918
- Alexander Sloan and Ishbel MacLeish Campbell papers, 1901-1996: A Finding Aid
- Lissa Mele
- October 2011
- Description rules