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Middlebury College -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Freeman Family archives

 Collection
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 ...

Hadley-Starr Family papers

 Collection
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 ...

Millicent Fairhurst Middlebury Women, 1959- collection

 Collection
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.

Polly Upson Kahler collection of Parker Family letters

 Collection
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.

Richard Jewett letters

 Collection
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 ...