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Albert Arnold photographs

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Identifier: C-142
Scope and Contents The Albert E. Arnold Jr. photograph collection documents Middlebury College activities, student life, faculty and staff, and the physical campus during Arnold's undergraduate years, 1927-1931. His images also appear in the 1932 Kaleidoscope, the college's yearbook. Photographs of note include those of fraternity events (including the Delta Tau initiation), photographs of students in blackface, as well as photos of male students in drag.

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.

Bartlett Family papers

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Identifier: C-70
Scope and Contents Donated by Charles H. and Doris Wolff Bartlett, both of the class of 1941, the collection contains their papers and correspondence while missionaries, a large portion of which consist of sermons and prayers from the 1940s until 1984. The collection also includes the papers of their 19th century ancestors Needham Drury and Needham Bartlett, including Prohibition literature, newspaper clippings of religious gatherings, and original compositions of hymns.

Bee Ottinger collection of Lesbian House photographic negatives

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Identifier: C-71
Scope and Contents The photographs in this collection of the women and their daily activities at the Lesbian House in Los Angeles were taken in 1972-1973 by Ottinger for her thesis project at the California Institute of the Arts. Includes negatives for photographs taken using 35, 46, and 60 mm film.

Also included in the collection is an interview with Ottinger from 2010.

Benjamin Leslie Haydon collection

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Identifier: C-126
Scope and Contents Collection contains 53 folders, dated from 1894 though 1897, the years of Benjamin Haydon’s education at Middlebury College. Included in the collection are 28 textbooks*, also from Haydon’s years at Middlebury. The collection represents the materials generated in classwork, books used in Middlebury College classes, notes taken for classes by Benjamin Leslie Haydon, who was graduated in 1897. His classes at Middlebury prepared him for the career that he followed as a teacher and principal in ...

Cephas Rockwood letters

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Identifier: C-95
Scope and Contents The Rockwood letters paint a picture of the life of Cephas Rockwood, an up and coming lawyer from Chester, Vermont. The letters are mostly between Cephas and Lovista Foote of Canton, New York, regarding their courtship and future life together. These letters are quite intimate and also demonstrate the inherent difficulty in holding a long distance relationship during the 19th century. Furthermore, the letters document Cephas's rise to legal prominence, both in Vermont and later in Wisconsin ...

Charles Malam papers

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Identifier: C-12
Scope and Contents This collection includes manuscripts as well as poetry workbooks.

Donald E. Axinn collection

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Identifier: C-41
Scope and Contents Collection contains galleys and drafts of Axinn's book, Ego Makers, poetry submissions, business materials, poetry publications that include Axinn's poems, poetry drafts and edits, and materials related to Axinn's novels.

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' ...

Erik Borg photographs

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Identifier: C-139
Scope and Contents Collection contains 21 boxes of black and white photographic negatives and 22 boxes of contact sheets. Borg's photographs are of Middlebury College and its students, professors, and campus buildings. Also depicted are campus events such as guest speakers (like the Dalai Lama), commencement, professors, the snowbowl, and many other aspects and events of student life. Borg's photographs were taken using Kodak 5063 TX, Kodak Safety 5063, and Kodak Tri-x Pan film.

Freeman Family archives

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Identifier: C-79
Overview Spanning 130 years in the history of four families, the Freeman Family Archives traces the ancestry, education and professional career of Dr. Stephen A. Freeman, culminating in his pivotal role at Middlebury College. Photographs, letters and documents illuminate Freeman’s ancestors as well as those of his wife, Ruth Hayden Freeman, and allow for a comparative study of four middle-class families (Freeman, Reed, Hayden, and Smith) from the late 19th to mid-20th centuries. The archive also holds ...

George P. Tyler letters

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Identifier: C-75
Overview George Palmer Tyler is referred to as: Rev. George P. Tyler, Rev. G.P. Tyler, George Tyler, Rev. Geo. P. Tyler, Rev. Mr. Tyler, and G.P. Tyler. For clarity, he will be referred to as G.P. Tyler in this finding aid. G.P. Tyler was born in Brattleboro, Vermont in 1809. The son of lawyer/playwright Royall Tyler who wrote the first performed American comedy, The Contrast (1787), as well as The Algerine Captive (1797) and Mary who also authored The Maternal Physician (1811). He was a native to ...

Gladys Jane Swift collection

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Identifier: C-109
Overview The bulk of the collection consists of letters written to Gladys Jane Swift by men in the armed services during World War II in response to her correspondence with them during her years as a student at Middlebury College. Family correspondence consists largely of letters to her parents from childhood at summer camp, through her college years, and on her European trip in 1953. Memorabilia of Middlebury College years and of her European trip in 1953, includes scripts for elocution, plays, ...

Hadley-Starr Family papers

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Identifier: C-35
Scope and Contents Six archival boxes of materials pertaining to the Hadleys, Starrs, Merrills and all the families that married into theirs, and into whose families they married. These include Allens, Goves, Cottons, Dibbles, Rowans, Robbins’, Finches, Williams’, Warners, Wells’, Partridges and others. Many hundreds of letters from family members from several generations, genealogies, research into earliest known ancestors and their war records, emigration from country of origin; identification of colleges ...

Harry and Ella Fife world trip collection

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Identifier: C-94
Scope and Contents Collection contains over 40 holograph letters, over 100 photographs and postcards, and many pieces of memorabilia, such as menus, booklets about the ships, pamphlets, and programs documenting the culture of the countries visited on the Fife's 1934 trip around the world. The letters in the collection are written by the Fife's to their then 10 year-old daughter Nona, in Middlebury, Vermont. The Fifes traveled first class on the presidential series of Dollar Line ships, and began their journey in ...

Helen Abel Buffum letters

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Identifier: C-58
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two series: Helen Abel Buffum letters, and Clara M. Buffum manuscripts. Helen's letters comprise 20 folders and are primarily from her second husband, Harlan C. Brown, between 1935-1937. Collection includes both holograph and typescript letters.

The second series contains handwritten schoolwork, poetry, and stories written by Clara May Buffum. While the work in these four folders is undated, Clara May Buffum ...

Helen Sophia Stilphen letters

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Identifier: C-68
Overview A collection of 52 letters written to Helen S. Stilphen during her undergraduate years at Middlebury College, 1915-1919. The letters come from her immediate family and friends from her hometown of Swanton, VT, from fellow students at Middlebury College, and boyfriends associated with both locales, most of whom served in the military during WWI, including Stilphen’s future husband, Homer W. Hungerford, of Swanton, Vermont. Contents of the letters provide insights on college and country social ...

House in the Pines records

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Identifier: C-33
Scope and Contents Collection contains school-related documents including trustee documents and minutes, school bylaws, trust agreements, student test results, student council and other student activity documents, published brochures, school calendars, catalogs, year books and real estate records. Collection also contains corporation records including correspondence, student academic records, and financial records. Also included are three embossers for House in the Pines documents, as well as House in the Pines ...

John P. Wallach papers

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Identifier: C-31
Scope and Contents Collection contains the papers of journalist John Wallach, and includes book drafts, video and film interviews, transcribed interviews and research for books and articles, newswires and backgrounders, and notes. Note that collection contains audio and visual materials, such as cassette tapes, VHS tapes, and photographs.

Julian Willis Abernethy papers

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Identifier: C-17
Scope and Contents Materials in the collection include holograph and typescript manuscripts of creative and critical works, holograph notes, newspaper clippings, announcements, articles, tributes, reviews, and letters. Some materials are in bound volumes. Note that very few documents in the collection are dated. For detailed item listing, see "Other Finding Aids" note.

LLewellyn R. Perkins bookbinding collection

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Identifier: C-149
Scope and Contents Collection contains books editied by Llewellen Perkins, primarily the Centenniel Editions of works by his father-in-law, Rowland E. Robinson, as well as works by Mary Robinson Perkins. Collection also contains Elementary Mathematical Analysis: A Course in Mathematics for College Freshman, by Llewellyn Perkins and John G. Bowker (also a Middlbury College professor of mathematics). Also included in the collection are printing and binding tools owned and used by Llewellyn Perkins, including etched ...

Lyle E. Glazier collection

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Identifier: C-32
Scope and Contents Collection contains academic papers, including class and teaching notes, professional and personal correspondence, literary papers, including correspondence related to publishing and writing by contemporaries of Glazier, written works by Glazier, documents related to Glazier's community involvement, and commentaries written by Glazier, in the form of letters to the editor of various newspaper, most often the Bennington Banner. Collection also contains cassette tapes, a vinyl record, and a ...

Millicent Fairhurst Middlebury Women, 1959- collection

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Identifier: C-157
Scope and Contents Includes two copies of the 1999 first printing of Middlebury Women, 1959- by Millicent Fairhurst, 1999 galley proof of Middlebury Women, 1959-, and correspondence and questionnaire responses sent by Fairhurst to her female classmates.

Note that a number of the survey responses in the collection were received after the first printing and were subsequently included in a second printing.

Movie Queen film and related materials

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Identifier: C-124
Scope and Contents Collection contains two DVD copies of the 1939 silent film, Movie Queen, one DVD copy of Middlebury Remembers (2001), and newspaper articles, cast lists, and promotional materials from showings of Movie Queen from 1939, 1989, and 1992.

Parker Family collection

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Identifier: C-49
Overview The Parker Family Collection includes manuscript letters, photograph albums, papers and ephemera, scrapbooks and realia. Notably, the collections provides 43 Civil War letters written by Calvin Joseph Parker to his mother and sisters. C.J. Parker served in the 123rd Regiment of New York Volunteers in the Union Army and the letters range in date from January 1862 to April 1865. The bulk of the letters are written from Virginia, but he also moved with his regiment through Maryland, Alabama, ...

Peter Kohn photographs

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Identifier: C-146
Scope and Contents The collection contains approximately 28,000 color photos taken by and related to Peter Kohn during his time as lacrosse manager at Middlebury. Photographs are primarily of lacrosse events and players, but also includes photos taken at events, parties, ceremonies, and other sporting events.

Polly Upson Kahler collection of Parker Family letters

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Identifier: C-80
Scope and Contents Collection contains five holograph letters addressed to William H. Parker and/or his wife Catherine Denton Parker between 1838 and 1862.

Preston Family letters

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Identifier: C-96
Overview This collection of 220 letters comprises eight series of letters and correspondence of and among the extended family of John B. Preston (Middlebury College Class of 1827), of his brother Nathaniel O. Preston (Middlebury College Class of 1831), and of their sister Hannah Maria Preston (m. Johnson), including their mother, two siblings and each of their spouses. Most of the letters in this collection breach the quotidian subjects of personal and familial health, happenings in the village, as ...

Reginald L. Cook collection (addition)

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Identifier: C-119
Scope and Contents Collection contains the handwritten journals (1943-1955) of Reginald L. Cook, notes from his early years teaching at Middlebury, unpublished typescript drafts of various novels and other writings, newspaper clippings, typescript draft of 1951 "Frost Book," typescript draft of Henry Thoreau: A Problem in Tactic, Frost research materials, Frost lectures and talks on cassette and reel-to-reel tapes, various literary publications, books belonging to Cook, as well as ...

Richard Jewett letters

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Identifier: C-107
Overview Letters from Leigh Updike, Middlebury College Class of 1956, to her boyfriend, Richard Jewett ’55, while he attended graduate school at MIT. From 1955 to 1956, through almost daily correspondence that reads like a diary, Ms. Updike describes the details of her life as a councilor at a summer camp for disabled children and as a college senior during the 1950s. Updike was involved in the Student Educational Policy Committee during a period of curricular change and the formative years of the ...

Sanders Rosenberg papers

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Identifier: C-130
Scope and Contents Collection contains the personal NASA papers of Sanders Rosenberg, including research materials, various publications, NASA Space Engineering Research Center for Utilization of Local Planetary Resources annual progress reports, binders containing research materials, papers, presentation materials, books, symposium materials, and more.

Ulli Steltzer photographs

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Identifier: C-141
Scope and Contents Collection contains over 250 black and white photographs (and proof sheets) taken by Ulli Steltzer of Middlebury College student life from 1958-1961, including campus buildings and the Snow Bowl, formal dance photographs, portraits, graduation photos, sports/athletics photos, classroom photos, and more. Collection also contains photographic negatives on 35mm film.

Werner Neuse archive

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Identifier: C-69
Scope and Contents Collection contains the written works (most of which are in German) of Middlebury College professor Werner Neuse, as well as various other materials including diplomas, clippings, a 1918 daybook, an embroidered birthday greeting, transcripts, medical documents, correspondence, photographs, typescript drafts, and bound books. Many items are handwritten. Collection also contains transcriptions of Werner Neuse's father's diaries by his (Werner's) daughter Helga, completed 2001-2006, including his ...

Wilfred Edward Davison correspondence

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Identifier: C-7
Scope and Contents This collection contains 8 folders with correspondence between Wilfred Davison and different American writers and academics. There are 55 letters in total, dating from December 27th, 1920 to May 2nd, 1929.

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.