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Adaline Glasheen papers, 1950-1980

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1950-1980

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...
Dates: 1901-1996

Alumni and alumnae information files, 1826-1930

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1826-1930

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.
Dates: 1837-1972

Capital campaign records, 1981-2012

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1981-2012

Church family papers, 1784-1957, 2000

 Collection
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...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1784-1957, 2000

David Bates Douglass papers, 1813-1912

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1790-1873, 1999-2001

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...
Dates: 1963-1988

Durfee family papers, 1884-1993

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-38
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1884-1993

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.
Dates: 1946-1995

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

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1812-1974 (bulk 1860-1886)

Elizabeth Blackwell Award records

 Collection
Identifier: Archives RG-02-05
Abstract Files pertaining to the creation of the Elizabeth Blackwell Award in 1958, and its recipients.
Dates: 1958-2004

Elizabeth Russell papers, 1951-1955

 Collection
Identifier: SC-69
Scope and Contents This is a small collection containing letters Elizabeth Russell wrote to her parents while attending William Smith College in the 1950s.
Dates: 1951 - 1955

Elon Howard Eaton papers, 1877-2009

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-11
Abstract Elon Howard Eaton, 1866-1935, was a faculty member in the Hobart and William Smith Colleges' Biology Department from 1908-1935, author of Birds of New York, and winner of the 1992 Distinguished Faculty award. This is a collection of his papers compiled over the course of his life and after, which includes correspondence, biographical information, family information, material related to his publications, bird lists and research, bird photography, news articles,...
Dates: 1877-2009; Majority of material found within 1877-1935

Evelyn Tooley Hunt brag books, 1952-1988

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-19
Scope and Contents This collection contains eight "brag books," or scrapbooks, including newspaper clippings, poems, prizes, programs and correspondence from publishers and fans. There are also two binders, one of songs written by Hunt with correspondence, the other with haiku poetry and correspondence.
Dates: 1952-1988

Frances Turgeon Wiggin papers, 1911-1985

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-45
Abstract The collection contains many photographs and other memorabilia from Frances Turgeon Wiggin, William Smith College class of 1912. The photographs date from Wiggin's time in college and depict the campus and her fellow classmates. Wiggin went on to compose music and write a book titled Maine Composers and Their Music: A Biographical Dictionary (1959), and the collection includes a series of sheet music and music programs. There are also some correspondence, a...
Dates: 1911-1985

George Maxwell Blackstock Hawley papers, 1807-1940

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-13
Abstract This collections contains the papers of George Maxwell Blackstock Hawley (1870-1941). Hawley entered Hobart College with the class of 1892, but did not graduate with that class. He received his L.L.D. from the University of Minnesota in 1895 and returned to Geneva, NY, where he practiced law. The collection contains notes, correspondence, articles, and other writings by Hawley and others, as well as a large collection of newspaper clippings. Subjects include the history of Geneva, New York,...
Dates: 1807-1940

Gladys Moyer Dean papers, 1907-1947

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-24
Abstract This collection contains memorabilia from the estate of Gladys Moyer Dean. Dean was a member of the first William Smith Class (1912). Her daughter Constance Dean Adair donated the items on June 25, 1998.
Dates: 1907-1947

Helen Bateman Heath papers, 1915-1987

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-29
Abstract The papers of Helen Bateman Heath, William Smith Dean from 1944-1967, contain personal items such as poems, scrapbook pages, files relating to her husband Raymond D. Heath, photographs, and correspondence. The collection also includes documents related to her work at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Class plans, notes, and examinations from the Western Civilization program offer valuable information on the development of the curriculum. There are also three files of correspondence,...
Dates: 1915-1987

Howard Van Rensselaer Palmer papers, 1899-1973

 Collection
Identifier: SC-06
Abstract The materials in this collection primarily date from Howard Van Rensselaer Palmer's time at Hobart College (circa 1899-1902) and his fundraising activities in the 1920s and 1930s.
Dates: 1899-1973

James R. Doolittle papers, 1832-1962

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-44
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal letters between James R. Doolittle and friends he met during his time at Geneva College (1830-1834), as well as letters to and from family members. In addition, there are a few papers and speeches written while at college and during his career, though not while he served as a U.S. Senator. These materials total 42 items, ranging in date from 1833-1893.Also included in the collection are two medals, one from the Columbia University...
Dates: 1832-1962; Majority of material found within 1832-1893

John Lydenberg collection, 1931-2000

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-23
Scope and Contents Note The Collection on John Lydenberg includes documents from 1931 to 2000 that pertain to John Lydenberg, Professor of English and American Studies at Hobart and William Smith Colleges from 1946-1980. These documents are organized into four boxes, which include lecture notes, supplementary teaching materials, publications, and biographical information.
Dates: 1931-2000

John Ruskin support materials, 1981-2008

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-60
Scope and Contents These materials are related to research on John Ruskin, in support of the Ruskin volumes in our Special Closed Collection (S.C.C.). They cover such topics as his writings, travels, and exhibitions pertaining to his work.Also included are the Derrick Leon Papers. These consist of several folders of correspondence, primarily between Derrick Leon and Greville McDonald regarding letters of Ruskin's. Derrick Leon wrote "Ruskin: The Great Victorian", published...
Dates: 1981-2008

Joseph J. Myler dime novel collection, 1860-1993 (bulk 1877-1918)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-41
Abstract The Joseph J. Myler collection contains over 1600 dime novels once belonging to Joseph J. Myler, Hobart College class of 1919 and member of the Board of Trustees, 1939-1959. The novels are almost exclusively those published by Beadle and Adams of New York and Street & Smith of New York, the two largest publishers of dime novels. The majority of the novels were published between 1877 and 1918, however there are a few that were published as early as 1860 and as late as 1936. The collection...
Dates: 1860-1993 (bulk 1877-1918)

Kathryn Dapp Cook papers, 1957-1998

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-17
Abstract The papers and material in the Kathryn Dapp Cook Papers collection date from 1957 to 1998. There are a series of books, many about James Joyce's works, as well as some by other authors. Correspondence from former students as well as colleagues is also included.
Dates: 1957-1998

Leo Srole papers, 1933-1993

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-54
Scope and Contents The Leo Srole Papers contain notes, lectures, drafts, and correspondence related to all aspects of LS's career with the exception of his Judaica studies which are housed at YIVA in New York City. These papers were presented to Hobart and William Smith Colleges' Archives in three sets. The first includes notes and correspondence regarding the Ameriton, Ligonier, Geel Project, Midtown Manhattan, and Anomia studies, as well as journal publications and books, from 1933 to 1993. The actual...
Dates: 1933-1993

Library records, 1823-2012

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Archives RG-03-04
Scope and Contents This Record Group contains the records of the library at Geneva College, Hobart College, and Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Materials include accession registers, account books, catalogues, library guides and rules, Library Associates records, correspondence, annual reports, gift and donation materials, and other various records related to the library from 1823 to the present.The largest part of this collection (boxes 5-9) contains building and construction records. ...
Dates: 1823-2012

Little, Hale, and Douglass families papers, 1788-1911

 Collection
Identifier: SC-10
Scope and Contents This collection includes the papers of David Bates Douglass, Malcolm Douglass, Sarah Hale Douglass, the Josiah Little family, the Heywood family, the Hale family, and Benjamin Hale. Correspondence comprises the major portion of the collection. There are also journals, scrapbooks, sketchbooks and one music book. The earliest date, 1788, is found in the Little family portion of the collection while the latest date, 1911, occurs in the scrapbook in the last box and refers to Andrew Douglass,...
Dates: 1788-1911

Marianna MacKay Wilkins papers, 1924-1987

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-28
Abstract Papers and items belonging to or regarding Marianna MacKay Wilkins, WS '28. Includes 83 items in 14 folders, all contained in one box. Materials in this collection date from 1924 to 1987.
Dates: 1924-1987

Mumford family papers, 1787-1914

 Collection
Identifier: SC-68
Scope and Contents This collection is primarily comprised of correspondence between members of the Mumford family and their relatives through several generations. The earliest letter dates to 1787 with the most recent from 1911. These letters are personal and are largely on everyday topics and life events. There is also correspondence from professional organizations. A smaller portion of the collection consists of documents and other printed materials.
Dates: 1787 - 1914