- ARCHIVAL COLLECTIONS
- The archival collections are made
up of the official records of Mount Holyoke College, founded in
1837, and document the administration, curriculum, and programs
of one of earliest women's colleges in the United States.
- MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS
- Personal papers of Mount Holyoke
College trustees, presidents, faculty, staff, and alumnae. The
collection also contains papers and records of some authors, artists,
families and institutions not related to Mount Holyoke College.
- DIGITAL COLLECTIONS
- The digitized materials have been
scanned from Mount Holyoke College's Records and Manuscript
Collections. This is a browsable and searchable database of
images. In addition, other collection have been scanned and
are accessible through the Five
College Digital Access Project Website.
- RARE BOOKS
- The rare books collections date from
1470 and have their greatest strength in the areas of American
History, Dante's Divina commedia, children's literature, Renaissance
science, fine press books and works by the College de 'pataphysique.
- IMAGE COLLECTIONS
- The image collections include photographs
in a wide variety of formats such as daguerreotypes, cyanotypes,
tintypes, and other formats dating from the mid 1840's. Also included
in the collection are post cards, prints and drawings.
Archives and Special Collections