Past Events

Primary (Source) Support: How Archives & Special Collections Can Enhance Your Teaching and Research
February 21, 2013 at noon to 1pm
An Open House for Faculty at Archives & Special Collections, Dwight Hall
Curious about what’s in Mount Holyoke’s Archives and Special Collections? Puzzled by how these sources might support your teaching and research? Come to an Open House on February 21 to explore what’s in the collections and learn how these materials have been used to support the study and teaching of anthropology, studio art, languages, sociology, theatre arts, English, journalism, women’s history, the history of physical education, and more. College Archivist Patricia Albright and LITS Reference and Instruction Librarian Bryan Goodwin will be on hand to show you examples of what’s in the collection, discuss ways in which these sources have been used by faculty and students, and answer any questions that you might have. We look forward to seeing you!

LITS 2011-2012 Scholar in Residence Talk, "Searching for Mary Woolley"
April 4, 2012 at 4pm
A Stimson Room Talk & Tea by Sara Dalmas Jonsberg, LITS Scholar-in-Residence and MHC Class of 1960

Mary Woolley served as Mount Holyoke College President from 1901 through 1937. But who was this woman and what were the forces that shaped her lively intelligence, her commitment to social change, and her instinctive sense of what was needed to prepare Mount Holyoke for the 20th century? Come learn about Woolley from Sara Jonsberg, retired Associate Professor of English and Coordinator of English Education at Montclair State University in New Jersey.