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Guide to the American Red Cross Vassar Relief Unit Records, 1914-1920

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American Red Cross Vassar Relief Unit Records
Abstract
Records concerning the Vassar Relief Unit's their work in France during and after World War I.
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Guide to the Anne Robbins Papers, 1827-1936

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Anne Robbins Papers
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Original journal from a trip through Europe in the summer of 1827. Also includes an edited typescript of the journal, Robbins' passport, ca. 1827; and a photograph of the Stewart estate near Ipswich, Suffolk, England.
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Guide to the Antonio Márquez Papers, 1877-2010 (bulk 1932-2010)

Collection Title
Antonio Márquez Papers
Abstract
Collection includes correspondence,
subject files, research notes and associated correspondence. Files hold typescripts,
manuscripts and drafts. Journals and diaries include poetry and sketches. Press
clippings document reviews of Márquez’s writings. Collection also includes some
photographic documentation relating to Márquez’s personal and professional life.
Personal papers contain some correspondence, academic administrative papers, as well
as family genealogy documentation.
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Guide to the Antonio Márquez Papers, 1877-2010 (bulk 1932-2010)

Collection Title
Antonio Márquez Papers
Abstract
Collection includes correspondence,
subject files, research notes and associated correspondence. Files hold typescripts,
manuscripts and drafts. Journals and diaries include poetry and sketches. Press
clippings document reviews of Márquez’s writings. Collection also includes some
photographic documentation relating to Márquez’s personal and professional life.
Personal papers contain some correspondence, academic administrative papers, as well
as family genealogy documentation.
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Guide to the Benét Family Papers, 1862-1970

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Benét Family Papers
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Correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, journals, business and legal documents and photographic prints relating the Benét Family’s personal, professional, and creative activity. A significant volume of the collection contains correspondence between family members, including letters to and from Stephen Vincent Benét and William Rose Benét. The collection includes manuscript drafts by Laura Benét, as well as some ephemera and printed material collected by the family.
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Guide to the Caroline Furness Papers, 1840-1938

Collection Title
Caroline Furness Papers
Abstract
The Caroline Furness Papers consist
of correspondence, personal and professional papers, writings, research, and
photographs created and assembled by American astronomer and Vassar faculty member
Caroline E. Furness. Notable correspondents include Furness’s father, Henry B.
Furness; Vassar faculty member Mary W. Whitney; Kan'ichi Asakawa; Sakusaburo
Uchigasaki; Rose O'Neill; Vilhjalmur Stefansson; and other astronomers, including
Jan van der Bilt, Phoebe Waterman Haas, and Ruth E. Smith.
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Guide to the Caroline Furness Papers, 1840-1938

Collection Title
Caroline Furness Papers
Abstract
The Caroline Furness Papers consist
of correspondence, personal and professional papers, writings, research, and
photographs created and assembled by American astronomer and Vassar faculty member
Caroline E. Furness. Notable correspondents include Furness’s father, Henry B.
Furness; Vassar faculty member Mary W. Whitney; Kan'ichi Asakawa; Sakusaburo
Uchigasaki; Rose O'Neill; Vilhjalmur Stefansson; and other astronomers, including
Jan van der Bilt, Phoebe Waterman Haas, and Ruth E. Smith.
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Guide to the Charles Gordon Post Papers, approximately 1975-1997

Collection Title
Charles Gordon Post Papers
Abstract
Post's diaries as well as correspondence to Post after his tenure at Vassar College.
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Guide to the Christine Ladd-Franklin Papers, 1860-1873

Collection Title
Christine Ladd-Franklin
Papers
Abstract
Diary of Christine Ladd-Franklin,
Vassar College Class of 1869. Describes her experiences as a Vassar student, the
challenges of financing her education, and her early years of teaching before
beginning her graduate work in mathematics.
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Guide to the Cornelia Morse Raymond Papers, 1819-1952 (bulk 1876-1952)

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Cornelia Morse Raymond Papers
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Materials relating to Raymond's life as the daughter of a Vassar College president, a Vassar student, administrator of the College, and unofficial historian. Also included is information about the years she spent as a grade school teacher.
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Guide to the Elizabeth Bishop Papers, circa 1880-2023 (bulk 1929-1979)

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Elizabeth Bishop Papers
Abstract
Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, manuscripts and drafts, memorabilia, artwork, publications, and photographs relating to Bishop's personal and professional life. Also, letters, minutes, contracts, and financial records from her teaching and publishing activities, 1943-1979; manuscripts, typescripts, drafts, revisions, and fragments of her poetry and prose writings, 1929-1979; Vassar student notebooks, travel diaries, notes from her 17-year residence in Brazil, and family information, 1931-1977; manuscripts, typescripts, articles, essays, and poetry by or about other writers, especially Robert Lowell, 1925-1979; and printed poetry, prose, reviews, and articles by or about Bishop.
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Guide to the Eloise Ellery Papers, 1870-1959 (bulk 1923-1958)

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Eloise Ellery Papers
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Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts and typescripts, newspaper clippings, travel documents, legal and financial papers, family papers, photographs, printed materials and miscellaneous items relating to the life and work of Eloise Ellery. There is also significant collection of items which belonged to Frank Ellery.
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Guide to the Elsa Butler Grove Papers, 1921-1969

Collection Title
Elsa Butler Grove Papers
Abstract
The Elsa Butler Grove Collection contains correspondence, typescripts, printed materials and photographs. The most notable portions of the collection relate to her service in the Baltic States and work with the American Red Cross and the Vassar Unit in France during World War I. There is also material related to the proposed establishment of an archives at Vassar College, miscellaneous printed material, and some biographical material.
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Guide to the Eugene A. Carroll Papers, 1890-2014 (bulk 1944-2014)

Collection Title
Eugene A. Carroll Papers
Abstract
The Eugene A. Carroll Papers document Carroll's academic career as an art historian, curator, writer, as well as his involvement as executor of the William K. Rose estate. The papers contain professional and personal correspondence and include letters documenting Carroll's relationship with his partner, William K. Rose, during the 1960s. The W.K. Rose material also includes photographic prints, travel journals, a limited volume of subject files and writings by Rose, and one audio tape interview. The Carroll Papers contain subject files, including teaching and research reference materials, travel files, datebooks, writings by Carroll, correspondence with colleagues, friends, and Rose, as well as a limited volume of correspondence from Carroll to his parents. Holdings also include journals, photographic prints, and documentation regarding the management of the Rose estate and Vassar's W.K. Rose fellowship.
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Guide to the Gertrude Folks Zimand and Savel Zimand Papers, 1911-1958

Collection Title
Gertrude Folks Zimand and Savel Zimand Papers
Abstract
The Zimand papers primarily concern Gertrude Folks Zimand's work in France during World War I with the American Committee for Devastated France. There is additional biographical materials as well as items relating to her father, Homer Folks, Zimand's publications, and her work with the National Child Labor Committee. There is also a significant collection of material relating to Savel Zimand's work as a writer and journalist.
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Guide to the Hannah M. Parkhurst’s Boarding School Records, 1863-1869

Collection Title
Hannah M. Parkhurst’s Boarding School Records
Abstract
Journals kept by Lucy Skeel, 1864, Fannie Denniston, 1865, and Ella Weed, 1868-1869, while attending the school. Denniston's journal also reports on a boat trip to Poughkeepsie and a visit to Vassar College grounds.
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Guide to the Hannah Whipple Journal, 1790-1795

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Hannah Whipple Journal
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Manuscript journal containing expressions of religious thought, possibly written in Hamilton, Massachusetts.
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Guide to the Harriot Stanton Blatch Papers, 1807-1936 (bulk 1908-1920)

Collection Title
Harriot Stanton Blatch Papers,
Abstract
Correspondence, clippings, ephemera, speeches, manuscripts and research materials relating to Blatch's involvment in the suffrage movement.
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Guide to the Hill Family Papers, 1662-1994 (bulk 1835-1970)

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Hill Family Papers
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Materials relating to the family's personal, professional, and political activities. The bulk of the collection relates most directly to Elsie M. Hill.
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Guide to the Ida Treat Bergeret Papers, 1889-1978

Collection Title
Ida Treat Bergeret Papers
Abstract
Papers reflect her personal and professional life and include travel diaries and notes, manuscripts and published versions of her articles and stories on China, Russia, Tahiti, Abyssinia, Djibouti, and the Red Sea slave trade, 1928-1967; correspondence with her two of her three husbands, Paul Vaillant-Couturier and Andre Bergeret; letters from Wolfgang Wolff written from Tahiti, 1934-1939; correspondence with her literary agent Marie Rodell, 1965-1967, and with the NEW YORKER and other publishers and editors; 86 letters from her friend Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, 1926-1952, and correspondence, contracts, and royalty statements, 1968, pertaining to Chardin's book LETTERS TO TWO FRIENDS, 1926-1952; notes, clippings, and scrapbooks concerning her experiences in London during World War II, 1943-1945; manuscripts and publications by other authors; letters and articles of Simone and Max Begonen; and family and personal
photographs.
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