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Asa Hemenway collection

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Identifier: C-100
Scope and Contents Collection contains hardbound, handwritten journal kept by Asa Hemenway from 1850 until 1891, and handwritten, hardbound volume containing "Notes of Siamese Customs Presented to Middlebury College by Rev. A. Hemenway, Dec. 1860," written in Old Thai. Collection also contains two hand-drawn maps.

Erastus Phelps Civil War collection

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Identifier: C-98
Scope and Contents Collection contains 334 holograph letters, and 4 diaries (3 war date). Also included is a bound volume containing handwritten notes from Phelps' time at Albany Law School. Collection also contains a photographic class album from the Middlebury College class of 1861. Album includes salted paper prints of members of the class and faculty, with each image signed by the subject. Some later images are pasted on facing the original images. Collection also includes (stored separately) Phelps' ...

Forbes bee-keeping diaries

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Identifier: C-62
Scope and Contents Collection contains 44 diaries kept by Rollin Forbes (1853-1909) and his son Benjamin Forbes (1888-1974), and concisely document their daily activities on their farm, with special attention given to beekeeping. Diaries are handwritten.

Leicester Hemingway collection of Ernest Hemingway and Hemingway Family archives

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Identifier: C-50
Scope and Contents The Hemingway Family Archive joins Hemingway archives in more than 75 private and institutional collections, the most distinguished of which include those at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, in Boston, and the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin.

Compiled by writer Leicester Hemingway (1915-1982), the younger brother of Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), in the process of researching and writing his biography,

Miscellaneous manuscripts collection

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Identifier: C-Misc
Scope and Contents The Miscellaneous manuscript Collection at Middlebury College Library contains single, unbound manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts acquired for the Library's Special Collections. The material include chiefly individual and small groups of letters, as well as diaries and journals, records and account books, and some sermons and speeches. Many items in this collection were primarily collected and/or purchased because they were thought to be relevant to curriculum

Orrin P. Allen diaries

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Identifier: C-61
Scope and Contents A series of manuscript pocket diaries, alternately terse and unusually expressive, kept by Vermont-born druggist and (in later life) local historian Orrin Peer Allen of Palmer, Worcester County, Massachusetts, to record concisely his extensive reading, writing for periodicals, drugstore work, love, married life, grief, socializing, use of photography, war and political news, and travel from 1860 to 1866. Most of his most expressive entries record his delight in his wife's presence, and his ...

Pliny Fisk letters, journals, and other materials

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Identifier: C-116
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of two journals and letters from Fisk to fellow missionaries, describing his journey to the Middle East, encouraging them to join him, and telling them what to expect and how to prepare, and what languages to study. The two Pliny Fisk journals at Middlebury (1821-1823, 1823-1824) plus the journal excerpts from 1820-1821, represent Fisk's experiences as a pioneering American missionary in the Middle East. There is a typed transcript of the 1823-1824 ...

William Wells Eaton notebooks

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Identifier: C-63
Scope and Contents Collection contains one one notebook containing holograph lectures given by William Wells Eaton for his class, The Political and Legal Antiquities of Athens, one holograph diary kept by William Wells Eaton from 1873-1886, and notebook containing holograph notes from Professor Edwards Amasa Park's lectures at Andover from 1870-1871.