Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 (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 Taylor to his family during his service in the American 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.
Files pertaining to the creation of the Elizabeth Blackwell Award in 1958, and its recipients.
Elizabeth Blackwell is a 1849 graduate of the Geneva Medical College making her the first woman in the United States to obtain a medical degree. She spent much of her following career advocating for women's access to the field of medicine as well as women's medical care. This collection contains several pamphlets authored by Dr. Blackwell in addition to materials related to other members of the Blackwell family.
This is a small collection containing letters Elizabeth Russell wrote to her parents while attending William Smith College in the 1950s.
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.
This collection contains documents relating to the genesis and the early years of the Geneva Medical College and how it became a part of Hobart College (then called Geneva College). Materials include circulars and annual catalogues listing students and faculty of the Geneva Medical College along with documents that describe the hardships of the medical college, notably the difficult relationship between the Board of Trustees and the Medical Faculty.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pro Patria was printed for remembrance of those Hobart and William Smith students who died in World War II. This collection has documentation of the process of the making of the Pro Patria publication and includes receipts, correspondences, associated texts, and edited copies of the publication.