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 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 331 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Taber Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-00394
Abstract

Faculty. Professor of Physics. Contains correspondence, course materials, notes, research, reprints, and a scrapbook compiled by the Department of Physics in 1951.

Dates of Materials: 1876 - 1951; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1950

Correspondence: Bowen, Julia A. (class of 1883), 1949-03-14

 File — Box 1408: [Barcode: 310183630220142], Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

In response to a letter from Lawrence, Julia is glad that "Tip" (Elizabeth Crocker Lawrence) had a good winter, and writes about about Fannie Gardner, a former Smith student. She suggests that Lawrence look her up in the Holyoke, Massachusetts census, as the last Julia knew she was living there. Julia is sorry to hear about Lawrence's fall, and gives her love to her and Beth.

Dates of Materials: 1949-03-14

Correspondence: Brooks, Frona M. (class of 1883), 1947-04-07

 File — Box 1408: [Barcode: 310183630220142], Folder: 13
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Brooks, a former classmate of Lawrence, thanks her for the birthday card, and writes about the Smth Clubs in Sarasota and Washington, D.C. She thanks Lawrence for the turtle she gave to her son Charles.

Dates of Materials: 1947-04-07

Correspondence: Choate, Helen A. (class of 1904), 1950-06-27

 File — Box 1408: [Barcode: 310183630220142], Folder: 14
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Choate thanks Lawrence for her assistance in compiling information about the early Botany Department of Smith College, and asks a clarifying question about when Professor Clarke taught at Smith.

Dates of Materials: 1950-06-27

Correspondence from Harriet Seelye to Mrs. Allen, 1925-03-21

 Item — Box 1835: [Barcode: 310183630238490], Folder: 1
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Harriet Seelye, daughter of L. Clark Seelye, sends Mrs. Allen (Hart-Lester Harris) the three enclosed letters from her father to Allen and her mother, regarding Allen's wedding. Seelye thanks Allen for allowing her to use the letters in her book.

Dates of Materials: 1925-03-21

Correspondence from L. Clark Seelye to Hart-Lester Harris (Class of 1913), 1918-12-06

 Item — Box 1835: [Barcode: 310183630238490], Folder: 1
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Seelye agrees to officiate at Hart-Lester Harris' wedding, and arranges a time to meet to go over the ceremony proceedings.

Dates of Materials: 1918-12-06

Correspondence from L. Clark Seelye to Mr. and Mrs. Allen, 1921-11-17

 Item — Box 1835: [Barcode: 310183630238490], Folder: 1
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Seelye thanks Mr. and Mrs. Allen (Hart-Lester Harris) for their "flowers and friendly greetings" on the Seelye's wedding anniversary. Seelye wishes the Allen's equal happiness in their marriage to their own.

Dates of Materials: 1921-11-17

Correspondence from L. Clark Seelye to Mr. and Mrs. Allen, 1919-11-18

 Item — Box 1835: [Barcode: 310183630238490], Folder: 1
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Seelye thanks Mr. and Mrs. Allen (Hart-Lester Harris) for their flowers for the Seelye's wedding anniversary. Seelye wishes the Allen's equal happiness in their marriage as in their own.

Dates of Materials: 1919-11-18

Correspondence from L. Clark Seelye to Mrs. Harris, 1918-12-06

 Item — Box 1835: [Barcode: 310183630238490], Folder: 1
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Seelye agrees to officiate at the wedding of Mrs. Harris' daughter (Hart-Lester Harris) on December 21, 1918.

Dates of Materials: 1918-12-06

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to family, 1898-02-13

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 6
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Marjory feels badly that she did not pass her Horace exam, encloses a letter from her professor about it, and discusses her plans to take Latin instead. She writes about the Ysaye concert, the Southwick dance, various social interactions, invitations to Easter, basketball, Valentine's Day, the weather, and Con's plans to come back to Smith for another year. Letter addressed to "Papa and Mamma and Everybody."

Dates of Materials: 1898-02-13

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her brother, Harry Gane, 1898-03-27

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 7
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Marjory discusses communications within the Gane family, regarding letters and travel arrangements. She writes about the freshmen losing the basketball game, attending the Dickinson dramatics, and playing the violin at the Easter prayer-meeting service.

Dates of Materials: 1898-03-27

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1897

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 2
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Marjory writes about moving in to her room at Smith, her train ride to Northampton, and the people she has met so far.

Dates of Materials: 1897

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1900-04-25

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 15
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Marjory writes that the play she is in, "Ralph Roister Doister," is tonight. Edith Irwin is visiting, Helen got into Colloquium, and Marjory enjoyed the letter from her family on Sunday.

Dates of Materials: 1900-04-25

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1900-04-29

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 15
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Marjory is spending her Sunday in Amherst with Mrs. Hopkins. She enjoyed Edith Irwin's visit, and writes about the dramatics play she was in, inviting Fred to Prom, and tailoring of some of her clothes. Includes a program for the dramatics performace of "Ralph Roister Doister."

Dates of Materials: 1900-04-29

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1901-01-29

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 18
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Marjory writes that she has found the ten dollars that she believed was stolen. She also talks about a visit to Mrs. Seward, exams, a Burton Holmes lecture, visiting Professor Fletcher, and various other small updates.

Dates of Materials: 1901-01-29

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1897-09-25

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 2
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Addressing her letter to "home ones," Marjory writes about Chapel and her classes in French, Bible and English. She is renting her school books to save on expenses, and explains how bills are paid on campus at the treasurer's office. The letter includes details about people she has met, life in Hubbard House, decorating of her room and her relationship with her roommate, Caroline.

Dates of Materials: 1897-09-25

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1897-10-31

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 3
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In response to her family's letters, Marjory writes about Halloween, attending an open meeting of the Greek Club, playing hymns at the Mission Sunday School on hospital hill, the weather, and various other details about college life.

Dates of Materials: 1897-10-31

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1897-11-14

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 4
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Marjory enjoyed the visit from her father, and writes about Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter plans, as well as clothing, an ensemble lesson, gifts from Aunt Lizzie, and the weather. She tells her family about basketball, the completion of the new Northampton train station, Con adjusting to life at Smith, and other various reports on events and people. Marjory asks her mother to send her bathing suit.

Dates of Materials: 1897-11-14

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1897-12-05

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 4
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Marjory talks of writing to Freddie, visiting Miss Bradford as well as Mrs. and Miss Woodruff, invitations to her house dramatics, taking care of her bicycle in the winter, and the Chinese lily in her room. She reports on her classes in Harmony, Latin, French, Anglo-Saxon, Literature, and Bible. Letter addressed to "gens."

Dates of Materials: 1897-12-05

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1898-01-23

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 5
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Marjory writes about attending church, a visit to Mrs. Learned, studying instead of playing basketball, course-cards to fill out for next semester and the classes she plans to take, a new steamer chair in her room, and playing the violin. Letter addressed to "my dear gens."

Dates of Materials: 1898-01-23

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1898-02-03

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 5
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Marjory writes about a blizzard, her examinations, basketball games, dances, and teas. She is looking forward to a concert of a contemporary composer at the Academy of Music. Letter addressed to "home people."

Dates of Materials: 1898-02-03

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1898-02-20

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 6
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Marjory hopes to make the sub team in basketball, and attended a men's basketball game in Springfield. She writes about a play given in her house, and the planned celebration of Washington's birthday. Letter addressed to "home people."

Dates of Materials: 1898-02-20

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1898-04-04

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 7
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Marjory writes about finishing papers and exams before traveling to New York for school vacation. She met up with Fred, did some shopping with Aunt Lizzie, visited Aunt Fanny and Contance's aunts, went to the American Natural History museum, and had various other family interactions. Letter addressed to "gens."

Dates of Materials: 1898-04-04

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1898-04-17

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 7
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Concerning activites in New York with relatives during school vacation, returning to school after the break, basketball, Marjory's cold, and the weather. She asks for advice about whether to take golf or tennis in the spring.

Dates of Materials: 1898-04-17

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1898-05-01

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 8
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Marjory writes that their play went well, and talks about a barn fire on South Street. She reports that she and her friends are still sick and asks what people at home think of the war. Letter addressed to "Papa, Mamma, Harry and Gertrude."

Dates of Materials: 1898-05-01

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1898-09-25

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 9
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Marjory has been busy getting her room in order before her school work begins. She is getting used to the new faces of freshmen, and is adjusting to life as a sophomore, socially and academically. She reports on a meeting with Dr. Blodgett about Professor Pod and Mr. Allen, plans to get her violin fixed tomorrow, an upcoming class meeting, basketball teams, and various social interactions.

Dates of Materials: 1898-09-25

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1898-10-23

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 9
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Concerning the weather, the Current Events Club, and the Chicago Jubilee.

Dates of Materials: 1898-10-23

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1898-10-30

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 9
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Marjory asks about Madelene's dinner party, asks for information abut Aunt Lizzie Jones going abroad, reports that she is on the Executive Committee of a new muscial society at Smth, and of an interaction with E. King '96, an old friend of Gertrude's. She also writes about the Hubbard house dance, Anna Harris, gym class, switching to counterpoint from harmony class, themes, her spending accounts, alterations to her clothes, and dramatics. Letter addressed to "Papa, Mamma and Gertrude."

Dates of Materials: 1898-10-30

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1898-12-04

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 10
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Marjory writes about her paper due Tuesday, substituting in a basketball game, practicing music, and being mistaken for Gertrude again. She asks for the addresses of Aunt Lizzie George and Uncle Henry.

Dates of Materials: 1898-12-04

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1898-12-18

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 10
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Marjory writes about the work she must get done before Christmas break, and discusses her travel plans for the vacation. She also talks about a play, a basketball game, a class meeting, and various other college happenings. She is looking forward to her mother's potential visit in 12 weeks.

Dates of Materials: 1898-12-18