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Preston Family letters

 Collection
Identifier: C-96
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1822 - 1896; Majority of material found within 1822 - 1850

Quilty Family Civil War letters

 Collection
Identifier: C-120
Scope and Contents The approximately 80 letters, many of which were written at the battlefront, are detailed in their descriptions of camp duties, food and disease, building bridges and corduroy roads, rifle pits, marching and fighting. In one letter, George Quilty mentions the creation of a "colored regiment." Many of the letters from home to the Quilty brothers describe conditions in Vermont. Some of the battles mentioned in the letters include Antietam, Bull Run, Burkleysville, Williamsburg in the...
Dates: 1854-1896

Radical Ephemera and underground publications

 Collection
Identifier: C-196
Scope and Contents This collection contains underground or alternative publications and ephemera regarding various social issues within and beyond the Middlebury College campus. The materials in this collection are not tied to specific events but rather represent ongoing trends and reflect campus climate and social movements generally.Some of the issues covered include: women's rights; civil rights; mental health; and counter-culture. Formats include: newspapers; zines; notes posted to bulletin...
Dates: 1957

Reginald L. Cook collection

 Collection
Identifier: C-4
Scope and Contents From the mid-1920s until Frost's death in 1963, Reginald L. Cook, Middlebury College graduate, professor, head of the American Literature department, and long-time director of the Bread Loaf School of English, kept detailed notes of all meetings with Robert Frost. The resulting journals include records of private conversations, intimate information about Frost, and transcriptions of Frost's formal lectures. The diary entries are presented with accuracy rather than style, by the author's own...
Dates: 1926-1982

Reginald L. Cook collection (addition)

 Collection
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...
Dates: circa 1932-1979

Registrar/Admissions

 Record Group
Identifier: A8
Scope and Contents

This record group contains registrar and admissions records for regular terms (i.e. not summer term), as well as promotional materials and other miscellaneous admissions-related papers.

Dates: 1915-

Retention inventory

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Identifier: RTN
Scope and Contents

Retention contains materials acquired by Middlebury College Special Collections that typically have yet to be processed. Note that some materials in retention are restricted and cannot be accessed by researchers until a specified date.

Dates: n.d.

Richard Jackson papers

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Identifier: C-42
Abstract

The Richard Jackson Papers include material from each of his five books of poetry and four chapbook adaptations, including some complete drafts and setting copies, as well as many incomplete drafts and alternate versions of poems. He also has several boxes of notebooks that record his ideas as well as his research. The collection also includes correspondences, literary projects, lectures, articles, essays, reviews, unpublished works, and personal memorabilia.

Dates: 1980-

Richard Jewett letters

 Collection
Identifier: C-107
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1955 - 1958; Majority of material found within 1955-06 - 1956-02

Richardson and Manning Family archive

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Identifier: C-101
Scope and Contents Collection contains manuscript family letters and related papers, 1844-1875, documenting the lives of Abijah Richardson, Jr., and his wife, Frances M. Manning Richardson of Medway and (later) Lawrence, Mass. Letters are often loving and informative, written by Abijah to his wife and parents in Medway, while he and his brother-in-law, Alvan W. Manning, sought their fortunes in California during the Gold Rush, 1852-1856. In total, there are ten letters concerning the Gold Rush, in which...
Dates: 1844-1875

Richmond Family letters

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Identifier: C-47
Abstract This collection is mostly compromised of letters from Charles Richmond to his brother Lorenzo Richmond. As Charles traveled west in search of opportunity and wealth he related his adventures to his brother back home in Vermont. Charles does a lot of travelling among the western cities of the time period including Detroit, Chicago, Cleveland, and Buffalo. He talks about opportunity and loss during the Jacksonian Era. The Panic of 1837 caused by the specie circular had detrimental effects...
Dates: 1835 - 1849

Robert Buckeye correspondence

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Identifier: C-14
Scope and Contents The correspondence in this collection between Buckeye and various authors was typically started by Buckeye when he invited them to speak at the Middlebury College library as a part of the speaker series he implemented during his time at the College. In several cases, communication developed into friendly correspondence. Authors with whom Buckeye corresponded with frequently include Bob Arnold, Carol Berge, Nicholas Delbanco, Lyle Glazier, and Mitchell Goodman. Box 1 contains 47 folders for...
Dates: 1973 - 2003

Robert Keren photographs

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Identifier: C-173
Scope and Contents The collection of Robert Keren digital photographs documents Middlebury's physical plant, its faculty, staff and administrators, and a wide range of campus events and performances. The collection comprises 365 folders identified by date and subject. Each folder contains anywhere from 10-50 image files identified with a number. There is no additional metadata or identification. The image files are saved on the Digital Halcyon server: Z:\Archives and Special Collections\Manuscripts and...
Dates: 2007-2019

Robert Pack manuscripts

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Identifier: C-10
Abstract The Pack Manuscripts document the creative genesis of one of a major American poet long-associated with Middlebury College. Harold Bloom described Robert Pack as a “humane and eloquent poet who follows Robert Frost and Edwin Arlington Robinson in a major American tradition.” Pack was also a highly regarded teacher of American literature at Middlebury College who served as Director of the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference from 1972 to 1995. His poems take inspiration from the landscape of...
Dates: 1969 - 1996

Robinson Family letters

 Collection
Identifier: C-131
Scope and Contents Letters of several generations of a number of related Quaker families in Vermont: principally the Robinsons, who were early settlers in Ferrisburgh, Vt., and the Stevens family, who were early settlers in East Montpelier, Vt. Letters include the Hoag and Jewell family of Charlotte, Vt., the Byrds of Vergennes, Vt., and the Rogers family of Ferrisburgh. Additional letters are from the Donaghy family, who came to Vergennes from Ireland during the Potato Famine and apparently changed their name...
Dates: 1757-1962

Ruth Mercer Brown academic work

 Collection
Identifier: C-172

Rutland Railroad archive

 Collection
Identifier: C-117
Abstract

Collection of a wide variety of material relating to the Rutland Railroad, its predecessor the Rutland & Burlington Railroad, and the Central Vermont Railroad and New York Central Railroad, both of which had controlling interest in the Rutland Railroad at different times. Material types include annual reports, blueprints, correspondence, financial records, legal proceedings, ledgers, manuscript material, photographs, and valuation records.

Dates: 1851-2012

Sanders Rosenberg papers

 Collection
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.

Dates: circa 1960-2004

Schools abroad

 Record Group
Identifier: F5
Dates: Majority of material found within 1923

Scott Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: C-153
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials primarily related to the family of Marjorie Holbrook Scott. It includes family photo albums, scrapbooks containing clippings from magazines and newspapers, photographs, photographic negatives, correspondence, Marjorie Holbrook Scott's school work, and other family documents. Most of the older photographs in the collection are portraits of family members, while the photographic negatives (dating from the early mid 1900s) appear to depict boating and family trips,...
Dates: 1884-1945

Senator Robert Stafford '35 video collection

 Collection
Identifier: C-169
Scope and Contents

Includes 16 VHS tapes pertaining to Stafford's life and career, as well as five DVDs (reproduction) and one flash drive (reproduction) containing the same.

Dates: 1988-2006

Seth T. Sawyer and James Ashton Hall correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: C-102
Abstract

Collection of eight letters totaling thirty-two quarto pages, three of which are cross-written in contrasting ink. Each letter incorporates an integral address panel with the Alton, Illinois cancellation. The letters are in good condition, clean and mostly legible, except for a small number of missing edges. The correspondence is written by Seth Sawyer to his nephew, James Ashton Hall.

Dates: 1839 - 1845

Shalom Goldman collection on Akhnaten by Philip Glass

 Collection
Identifier: C-148
Scope and Contents Collection contains promotional materials related to performances of the opera, Akhnaten (including performances at Emory in 2009, at ENO in London in 2016, and at the LA Opera in 2016), newspaper articles and clippings about composer Philip Glass and his work, and published materials about the opera, Akhnaten. Collection also contains recordings of lectures and talks about the opera, Akhnaten. These recordings take the form of online videos as well as audio cassettes. Please contact Special...
Dates: 1980-2017

Shawn Ryan film archive

 Collection
Identifier: C-129
Scope and Contents This collection comprises 180 3-ring binders and 19 boxes. Contained in them are materials related to six different TV Shows on which Shawn Ryan has worked, The Shield, The Unit, The Oaks, Lie to Me, Terriers, and The Chicago Code, as well as materials related to other proposed projects. The majority of the collection consists of scripts with pen changes, budget information, preliminary research notes, and various media such as maps, photographs, and clippings related to Ryan's projects and...
Dates: 2002 - 2008

Shepardson Family letters

 Collection
Identifier: C-103
Scope and Contents Collection contains approximately 20 handwritten letters exchanged between the Shepardson family between 1892 and 1901. During this time, Shepardson's wife and son appear to have been traveling, writing from such destinations as Spain, Italy, Belgium and Germany. Letters to Shepardson from his wife and son describe their daily activities abroad. Shepardson's missives often express how much he misses his family, and describe his activities, such as lecturing and working on theses. A final...
Dates: 1892-1901

Sinclair Lewis letters

 Collection
Identifier: C-78
Scope and Contents

Collection contains 26 holograph and typescript letters from Lewis to Guthrie, from 1926 to 1933. Letters are personal and professional, touching on subjects from Lewis's marriages to his writing process. See index for details about individual letters.

Dates: 1926-1933

Spencer Family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: C-44
Abstract The collection includes 207 letters, written by members of the Charles Porter Spencer family of Brattleboro, Vermont. The majority of the letters are written by his wife Rosamond V. Mann Spencer, and the bulk of those are to their son Porter Newton Spencer during his stateside training and then active duty in France during WWI while he served in The American Expeditionary Forces (U.S. Army). The letters describe daily social and family life in Brattleboro, Vermont, and also the progress...
Dates: 1875-1935; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1919

Staff

 Record Group
Identifier: A15
Scope and Contents

The Staff records contain records and minutes for the Middlebury College Staff Council (MCSC), and its committees. Staff program records are contained in A15.II. Files on college staff members comprise the lion's share of the Staff files, and include especially large amounts of information on W. Storrs Lee and Elizabeth Baker Kelly.

Dates: 1800

Stevens Family correspondence

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Identifier: C-60
Abstract A collection of letters and other memorabilia from an antebellum family. Edward Stevens, a merchant sailor, wrote many letters home to his wife and children. Often love letters or news of life aboard ship and at various ports throughout the world. Also included are letters from other relatives relating family news and loving support to Edward's wife during her time at home. The letters detail a loving family doing their best to stay in touch in a time of limited communication....
Dates: 1851 - 1895; Majority of material found within 1851 - 1866; Majority of material found within 1881 - 1895