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Northampton (Mass.)

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Ausonia Club Oral History Project oral histories

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00412
Overview The mission of the Ausonia Club was to preserve Italian traditions in America, as well as offer support to the community. This collection includes interviews of the six female Ausonia Club members, as well as two male relatives. For each subject there are audiotapes and transcripts of the interviews, some in Italian with English translations. There is also a small amount of biographical material, correspondence, and photographs.
Dates: 1965-1987

Brewster family papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00021
Overview Traveler, author, English teacher, Smith graduate, and librarian. Papers are primarily those of Anna Gertrude Brewster and Mary Kate Brewster. Both sisters were devoted to theatre, particularly to the Academy of Music in Northampton. They also wrote several books and plays, some of which were published. Material documents world travel, and includes scrapbooks, photographs, diaries, correspondence, and the Brewster children's family newspaper.
Dates: 1882-1967

Diana Davies papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00309
Overview Musician; Photographer; Artist; Theater worker. Papers consist primarily of Davies' photographs of individuals and groups, musicians, artists, political activists in the civil rights, peace, anti-poverty, and feminist events (marches, demonstrations, conferences, etc.); celebrities, musicians, politicians, and street people. Included is material related to her publication Photojourney: Photographs; fliers, broadsides; memorabilia; and artwork.
Dates: 1960s-1996 (ongoing)

Eastman-Goodale-Dayton family papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00053
Overview Author; Teacher; Social reformer; Poets; Farmer. Principal family members represented in the papers are Henry S. Goodale (farmer and writer in Southern Berkshires near Pittsfield, MA); his wife, Deborah Hill Read Goodale (writer); three sisters: Dora Read Goodale, Elaine Goodale [Eastman] (writer, teacher, poet), and Rose Sterling Goodale [Dayton] (writer, poet, and director of Uplands Sanitarium) and their families. The bulk of the papers are those of Elaine Goodale Eastman and her husband Dr....
Dates: 1861-2013

Elizabeth Crocker Lawrence papers

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Identifier: CA-MS-00393
Overview Alumna. President of the Alumnae Association. Contains correspondence, diaries, journals, news clippings, photographs and publications documenting the life of Elizabeth Crocker Lawrence (Clarke), Class of 1883.
Dates: 1840 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1945

Frances Crowe papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00249
Overview Frances Crowe was a major figure in peace and social justice activism in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. Her papers document decades of social justice activism in the Valley, including through local chapters of the American Friends' Service Committee, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Women Against the War, War Resisters' League, and Amnesty International. Materials in this collection include her writings, notes, photographs, posters, memorabilia, and publications.
Dates: 1930 - 2019

Harriet Bliss Ford papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00059
Overview Civic leader; editor; YWCA executive; Red Cross official; and Trustee, Smith College. The correspondence and subject files of the Ford Papers document her work with Century Magazine and her political and intellectual life during her residence in Northampton, Massachusetts. Included is material written and published by Ford for the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), and manuscripts of her speeches and writings. Notable correspondents include Carrie Chapman Catt; Grace Coolidge;...
Dates: 1899-1953

Isabel Holden papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00585
Overview Volunteer; Hospital volunteer; Animal welfare advocate. Papers consist primarily of diaries which she began in 1971, the same year her husband retired, to "record what it was like to grow old and die in Northampton." There are some gaps in the diaries, which are quite detailed, introspective, and reflective of the people and goings on in Holden's life. Three spiralbound volumes of course notes, and a few miscellanous fragments, are also included.
Dates: 1913-2007

League of Women Voters of Northampton records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00344
Overview Civic improvement and political organization. Records consist primarily of reports (1928-90s), publications, membership lists, correspondence, minutes, and research files. Also included are transcripts of League-sponsored radio broadcasts; videotapes of televised informational broadcasts and forums with local political candidates; and publications and educational fliers produced by the League concerning the structure and functions of local government, housing issues, schools, voter services and...
Dates: 1922-1995 (ongoing)

Lesléa Newman papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00588
Overview Lesléa Newman is an American author and editor whose writing explores lesbian, feminist, and Jewish themes and their intersection. The collection contains materials documenting her professional career as a writer, speaker, and teacher, including drafts of writing, correspondence, speeches, and audiovisual material.
Dates: 1970 - 2016

Martha J. Lamb papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00088
Overview Author, historian, editor. The Lamb Papers consist of extensive personal and some professional correspondence; copies of all major articles and published books; diaries; research notes and reviews for her History of the City of New York; and copies of her Magazine of American History. Topics reflected in writings include women's rights, social reform, politics, and personal remembrances. Notable correspondents include Louisa...
Dates: 1838-1969; Majority of material found within 1862-1893

Northampton and Local History Collection

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Identifier: CA-MS-00002
Overview The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, programs and other primary source materials on the history of Northampton and the surrounding area.
Dates: 1820 - 1999