Campus Gardens

[Dwight Botanical Garden]

History

There are several lovely gardens on campus; this page shows a few of them.

The Images

All cards are available with both front and back scans, and comments about what is written on the front or back, either by the user or by the publisher, are included below.

Dwight Botanical Garden
front "Dwight Botanical Garden, Mt. Holyoke College, So. Hadley, Mass."
back Divided back, stamp box, unused. #F3282 published by A. S. Kinney, So. Hadley, Mass. Made in Germany. An Excelsior card.

Clara Leigh Dwight & 1904 Gardens
front Untitled
back Divided back, postmarked Nov 16, 1947 12:30pm in South Hadley. Published by Mount Holyoke College Bookstore, South Hadley, Mass. and The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, NY. "Clara Leigh Dwight & 1904 Gardens Mount Holyoke College South Hadley, Massachusetts" Inscription: "Nov 15 (Evening) This morning, before a busy day of planned alumnae program, I found this card in the College bookstore. It occurred to me that you might not have seen one and that 1904 should know how lovely the gardens are. I hope all is well with you. Monday I return to New Haven to resume home responsibilities. Lovingly your "Little Ella G." Addressed to Mrs. Frank O. Patton.

Chapel Garden
front Untitled view of the chapel garden.
back Divided back, unused. "Chapel Garden Mount Holyoke College South Hadley, Massachusetts" Published by Mount Holyoke College Bookstore, South Hadley, Mass. and The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, NY.

Clara Leigh, Dwight Gardens
front "Clara Leigh, Dwight Gardens, Mount Holyoke College. South Hadley, Mass." Inscription: "H. W. N."
back Undivided back, postmarked Sep 3, 1906 4pm in Springfield, Mass., and Sep 4, 1906 7:30am in Spencer, Mass. #3325 Published by A. S. Kinney, South Hadley, Mass. Made in Germany.

Dwight House Gardens
front "Dwight House Gardens South Hadley Mass. 2286"
back Divided back, unused.