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Accreditation and Middle States Commission Records, 1953-2014

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Archives RG-03-18
Abstract: A collection of materials created to support several of the colleges' Self-Studies prepared for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It includes committee reports, surveys of faculty and students, departmental reports as well as miscellaneous items.

Adaline Glasheen papers, 1950-1980

Identifier: SC-12
Abstract The Adaline Glasheen papers contain correspondence and printed materials, as well as Glasheen's notes and workbooks pertaining to her James Joyce scholarship from approximately 1950 to 1980.

Alexander Sloan and Ishbel MacLeish Campbell papers, 1901-1996

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-15
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...

Alumni and alumnae information files, 1826-1930

Identifier: Archives RG-04-02-11
Scope and Contents This collection contains informational student files created by the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Alumni and Alumnae Relations office. The files in this collection cover Geneva College, Hobart College, and William Smith College students who graduated between 1826 and 1930. Materials include newspaper clippings, articles, correspondence, information sheets, photographs, and some publications.

There are also a couple files on faculty and staff.

Arch Merrill papers, 1837-1972

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-30
Abstract The Arch Merrill papers contain correspondence and papers related to Merrill's profession as journalist. It also contains photographs of both a professional and personal nature.

Art and Architecture Department records, 1909-2017

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Archives RG-03-02-07
Scope and Contents This record group contains records from the Art and Architecture Department. The majority of the materials relate to exhibitions held on campus. Materials include invitations, correspondence, posters, programs, and planning documents. The collection also includes information on portraits, artwork, sculptures, and other fine art owned by the Colleges.

Benjamin Hale and Mary Caroline King Hale correspondence, 1814-1862

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-59
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised mostly of correspondence from Rev. Benjamin Hale to his wife, Mary Caroline King Hale, to his sons and daughter, and to other friends and associates from 1833-1862. The correspondence is primarily related to family affairs and travel updates but a number of Hale's letters deal with Geneva College business. Hale traveled a great deal and the majority of these letters were written by him while in places like Boston, Washington, New Jersey, Albany, New York City, and...

Biology Department records, undated

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Archives RG-03-02-10

Board of Trustees records -- Minutes and Committees

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-01-01
Abstract The Board of Trustee records -- Minutes and Committees record group contains the agenda, minutes, and other meeting materials of the Board of Trustees including the materials of Board of Trustees committees.

Campus unrest collection, 1968-1975

Identifier: SC-51
Abstract This collection contains materials related to the tumultuous events of 1968-1970, inspired primarily by student opposition to the Vietnam War. These events include the flag-washing incident, the sit-in protesting the Air Force R.O.T.C. program, the firebombing of the R.O.T.C. office in Sherrill Hall, and the campus drug raid and subsequent standoff with police. Additional materials cover the arrests and trials which followed. Thomas Tongyai (a.k.a. Tommy the Traveler) is a primary figure in...

Capital campaign records, 1981-2012

Identifier: Archives RG-04-05
Abstract Hobart and William Smith Colleges has embarked on many capital campaigns throughout its history. The campaigns are typically designed to raise money for the endowment, for scholarships, and for specific building and renovation projects. This record group contains materials from the 1984, 1994, and 2006 capital campaigns.

Charles D. Vail postcard albums, 1904-1905

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-48
Scope and Contents A collection of 8 postcard albums from Ireland, Scotland, England, Austria, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Palestine, Egypt, India, Penang, Singapore, China, Japan, France, Switzerland, Honolulu, and various places in the United States. Collected by Charles D. Vail during his travels from 1904-1905.

Charles V. and Constance Dean Adair collection, circa 1943-1944

Identifier: SC-04
Abstract This is a small collection of undated photographs of campus scenes donated by Charles V. Adair and his wife Constance Dean Adair. The photographs are probably from 1944 when Charles Adair was editor of the Echo of the Seneca yearbook. There are photographs of football and lacrosse games, religious life, fraternities, campus houses, theatre, and general student life activities.

Church family papers, 1784-1957, 2000

Identifier: SC-08
Scope and Contents The Church family papers contain both personal and business correspondence, along with financial records, wills, newspaper clippings, and genealogical materials that span over a century. The largest part of the collection is comprised of Church family papers. Included in the collection are correspondence to and from family and friends in France. Some photographs and copies of photographs exist within the collection. A few members of the Church family are pictured. A postcard picture of the...

College History (General) -- Biographical files

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-00-01
Scope and Contents Files in this record group contain biographical information on people associated with Hobart and William Smith Colleges including alumni/ae, faculty, administrators, guest speakers, and award recipients. There are also files on people of local significance.

Daisy Weeks Buchholz family papers, 1834-2010

 Collection — Box: 1-16
Identifier: SC-66
Scope and Contents This collection contains the family papers of Daisy Weeks Buchholz, a member of the 1912 charter class of William Smith College. The materials cover her time at William Smith College, her marriage to Arthur Buchholz, a member of the Hobart class of 1909, and their subsequent life and family. Items include diaries, notebooks, correspondence, and a large number of photographs. There is also a large collection of genealogical materials assembled by Daisy and Arthur's daughter, Priscilla Frisbee.

Dance Department records, 1987-2010

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: Archives RG-03-02-08
Scope and Contents Files 1-2 in this records group contain departmental records, memos, reports, and correspondence. Most of the material is on the subjects of staffing, course development, and department planning. File 3 includes programs for Faculty and Senior Choreographers Dance Concerts, 2000-2010.

David Bates Douglass papers, 1813-1912

Identifier: SC-09
Abstract This collection consists of the professional papers of David Bates Douglass. These papers encompass many of Douglass's professional activities, including professions as a soldier, engineer, professor, college president, and architect of cemeteries.

Demarest Memorial Library cornerstone materials, 1879-1894

Identifier: SC-03
Abstract The materials in this collection were placed in the cornerstone of the Demarest Memorial Library in 1894. They were recovered in 1961 and donated to the archives.

Don Woodrow papers, 1963-1988

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-57
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection document a number of campus events and initiatives from the period of Don Woodrow's tenure as a faculty member in the Geoscience Department. Many of the documents relate to the geoscience program and its evolution and growth over time, including reports, memos, grant proposals, and planning studies. A sizeable portion of the collection, however, deals with larger campus issues such as the resignation of President Albert E. Holland in 1968, the tussle between...

Durfee family papers, 1884-1993

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-38

Documents and photographs relating to the Durfee Family: Elizabeth Racao Durfee (Registrar and faculty member), Walter Hetherington Durfee (Dean, Provost, Acting President and faculty member), William Pitt Durfee (Dean, Acting President and faculty member), and Horton K. Durfee, Hobart class of 1949 and World War II Veteran.

Edward A. Knight papers, 1944-2005

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-56
Scope and Contents This collection contains memorabilia from Edward A. Knight's time at Hobart College as a member of the Navy V-12 Unit, July 1944 - June 23, 1945. Files include a photograph album, slides, a copy of The Ridge from 1945, certificates, a commencement program, directory of students, and writings by Edward A. Knight. Also included in the album are photographs from the Hobart College Navy V-12 Fiftieth Anniversary in August, 1993.

Edward Everett (E. E.) Griffith and the Little Theater collection, 1946-1995

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-14
Abstract A collection of Professor E. E. Griffith's personal papers, biographical materials, and materials regarding the Little Theatre, of which he was the Director. The collection spans the years 1946-1995.

Edward H. C. Taylor papers, 1812-1974, bulk 1860-1886

Identifier: SC-01
Abstract E. H. C. Taylor (1840-1905) was educated at Hobart College. At the outbreak of the Civil War he was visiting in Holland, Michigan and enlisted in the 4th Regiment Michigan Infantry. The majority of this collection is personal correspondence from E. H. C. Taylor to his family during his service in the U. S. Civil War from 1860-1864. It also includes some later correspondence, his Muster Roll, a lithograph from the 4th Regiment Michigan Infantry, and miscellaneous items.

Elizabeth Blackwell Award records

Identifier: Archives RG-02-05
Abstract Files pertaining to the creation of the Elizabeth Blackwell Award in 1958, and its recipients.