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Additional papers of Florence Luscomb, 1888-1988

Collection Identifier: MC 625; T-177
Overview:

Additional papers including photographs, correspondence, statements, flyers, datebooks, etc., of social and political activist Florence Luscomb.

Ames family historical collection, 1762-2006

Collection Identifier: MC 773
Overview:

Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, etc. of multiple generations of the Ames, Lesley, and Lyman families.

Diary of Jessie Anglum, 1901-1902

Collection Identifier: A/A591
Overview:

Collection consists of one volume detailing Anglum's travels in Japan, China, and the Philippines.

Ernest Henry Wilson papers

Collection Identifier: III EHW
Abstract: The Ernest Henry Wilson papers reflect his contribution to horticulture and botany as a plant collector who, through numerous expeditions to China, Korea, and Japan, introduced many new species into cultivation in arboreta, parks, and private gardens. The collection includes his extensive correspondence written between 1899 and 1930 to Arnold Arboretum staff, mainly Charles Sprague Sargent (1841-1927), the Arboretum's first director; copies of his letters to other Arboretum explorers and...

Albert M. Knight papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1863-1872 K69
Scope and Content Note:: The Albert M. Knight papers consist of letters written by Albert to his fiancée Abigail Jane Knight, “Jennie,” from 1863 to 1872, and includes one letter written in 1872 from Abigail to Albert (Folder 12). From 1863 to 1865 Albert lived in the Boston area and the letters describe his daily activities, his health, his spiritual beliefs as a member of the New Church congregation, working for his father, textiles and fashion, and current events such as his being drafted (and exempted) for the...

Papers of Lucile Schuck Longview, 1927-2010 (inclusive), 1972-2004 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 792
Overview:

Correspondence, diaries, writings, speeches, and calendars of Lucile Schuck Longview, radical feminist, anti-ageism activist, and futurist.

Papers of Anita Parkhurst Willcox, 1887-1990 (inclusive), 1918-1976 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 830
Overview:

Scrapbooks, trip diaries, writings, memoirs, and artwork of artist, pacifist, feminist, and target of anti-communist propaganda Anita Parkhurst Willcox.

Papers of Dorothea May Moore, 1864-1982

Collection Identifier: 74-209--85-M250
Overview:

Correspondence, diaries, account books, etc., of Dorothea May Moore, pediatrician.

Papers of Edith Gratia Stedman, 1833-1978 (inclusive), 1913-1978 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 345
Overview:

Correspondence, diaries, writings, etc., of Edith Gratia Stedman, social worker, college administrator, and writer.

Papers of Eloise Bittel Cohen, 1898-2005 (inclusive), 1928-2003 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 819; MP-76; T-525
Overview:

Correspondence, diaries, writings, photographs, and home movies of Eloise Bittel Cohen, political and civic volunteer.

Papers of Emma Guffey Miller, 1833-1975 (inclusive), 1884-1972 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: A-36
Overview:

Correspondence of Emma Guffey Miller, Democratic Party leader.

Papers of Florence Luscomb, 1856-2001

Collection Identifier: MC 394; T-53; T-70; T-177; Phon 14
Overview:

Papers of architect, suffragist, and political activist, Florence Luscomb.

Papers of Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson, 1860s-1993

Collection Identifier: A-47
Overview:

Correspondence, journals, legal and financial documents, etc., of Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson, author, feminist, and world traveler, and committeewoman.

Papers of Joseph Hers, 1919-1992: Guide.

Collection Identifier: III JH
Overview: This small collection consists of letters written by Joseph Hers and photographs taken during Hers’ trips to Asia. Hers, a Belgian citizen, originally went to China as an interpreter with the Belgium Ministry of Foreign Affairs, though he would eventually hold several jobs in that country. Despite describing his own knowledge of botany as “very limited,” between 1919 and 1924, Hers compiled and sent to the Arnold Arboretum over 2000 plant specimens. The materials in this collection primarily...

Papers of Julia Coolidge Deane, 1919-1962

Collection Identifier: 77-M65--81-M209
Overview:

Correspondence, photographs, and financial accounts of Julia Coolidge Deane, who served with the American YMCA after World War I in England and Scotland.

Papers of Mary Matteson Wilbur, 1880-1995

Collection Identifier: MC 561
Overview:

Diaries, writings, correspondence, and photographs of Mary Matteson Wilbur and her family.

Papers of Mary Peabody, 1883-1997 (inclusive), 1904-1981 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 549
Overview:

Papers of Mary Peabody, member of the Peabody family of Massachusetts, activist, and civic volunteer.

Papers of Mary Tyng Higgins, 1912-1987

Collection Identifier: 85-M129--88-M86
Overview:

Correspondence, autobiographical writings, etc., of Mary Tyng Higgins, missionary in China.

Papers of Philinda Parsons Rand Anglemyer, 1901-1909

Collection Identifier: 86-M74--86-M130
Overview:

Letters, diaries, photographs, etc., of Philinda Parsons Rand Anglemyer, a teacher.

Papers of Susan W. McAllester, 1903-1994 (inclusive), 1950-1994 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 923
Overview:

Correspondence and diaries of Susan McAllester, editor and photographer.

Papers of the Lindsay family, 1855-1993 (inclusive), 1855-1941 (bulk).

Collection Identifier: 93-M80--95-M156
Overview:

Correspondence, photographs, diaries, etc., of Catharine Frazee and Vachel Thomas Lindsay, their daughters, Olive Lindsay Wakefield and Joy Lindsay Blair, and other members of the Lindsay family.

Papers of Thyra E. Pedersen, 1923-1974

Collection Identifier: A-101
Overview:

Correspondence, photographs, speeches, etc., of Thyra E. Pedersen, teacher and nurse.

Papers of William Purdom, 1909-1912: Guide.

Collection Identifier: III WP
Overview:

Compiled by plant explorer William Purdom, this collection consists primarily of correspondence. There are some photographs and documents relating to expedition expenses. Purdom was dispatched to Asia to collect plants for the first time by C. S. Sargent in 1909. Though he would return to Asia later, this collection is comprised of materials dating from 1909-1912.

Papers of Helen Jackson Piper, 1901-1959 (inclusive), 1901-1903 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: A/P66; M-16
Overview:

Bound hardcover manuscript and journal (typed), family correspondence, etc. of Helen Piper Jackson.