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Collection of Agnes Mary Clerke Materials

 Collection
Identifier: CLERKE-1
Dates: 1877-1881.

Collection of Amy Levy Materials

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Identifier: LEVY-1
Abstract

The collection contains letters to Violet Paget, 1886-1887, and four poetic manuscripts dedicated to Paget.

Dates: 1886 - 1887; 1886 - 1887

Collection of Andrew Lang Materials

 Collection
Identifier: LANG-1
Abstract

Collection consists of a few letters of correspondence to Agnes Mary Frances Robinson Duclaux, Henry James, and Thomas Sargent Perry, circa mid 1880s and undated.

Dates: 1884 - 1949

Collection of Annie Holdsworth Lee-Hamilton Materials

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Identifier: LEE-HAMILTON-1
Abstract

The collection contains letters to Violet Paget, copies of letters from Paget, and one manuscript in book by her husband, Eugene Lee-Hamilton.

Dates: 1902 - 1908

Collection of Booth Tarkington Materials

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Identifier: TARKINGTON-1
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and other materials relating to the life and work of Booth Tarkington, a writer from Indiana who was well known for his novels of life in the midwest, and who later lived in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Dates: 1910 - 1949

Collection of Celia Thaxter Materials

 Collection
Identifier: THAXTER-1
Abstract

Celia Laighton Thaxter, 1835-1894, was an American poet and prose writer. The collection contains Thaxter's letters, poems, prose fragments, an unfinished novel, scrapbooks, and first appearances in print.

Dates: 1851 - 1984

Collection of Clementina Anstruther-Thomson Materials

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Identifier: ANSTRUTHER-THOMSON-1
Dates: 1883 - 1938

Collection of Edith Lewis letters to Patrick Ferry

 Collection
Identifier: LEWIS-1
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters written by Edith Lewis to Patrick Ferry, concerning the author Willa Cather and her writings.

Dates: 1953 - 1968

Collection of Esther Wood/Wood Family Materials

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Identifier: CAMS WOOD-1
Scope and Contents

The collection, dated 1845-2002, contains materials from Esther Wood and her parents, John Friend Wood and Lizzie Maddocks Wood. Included are:

Diaries containing daily entries, lists, cash accounts Letters between John and Lizzie Wood, family and general correspondences Scrapbooks with clippings of Esther Wood articles, cards, letters, photographs Esther’s personal mail, newspaper clippings, Alumni relations materials, death notices

Dates: 1845-2002 and undated

Collection of Eugene Lee-Hamilton Materials

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Identifier: LEE-HAMILTON-2
Abstract

The collection consists of correspondence, primarily to mother Matilda Paget, half-sister Violet Paget, and other literary or social acquaintances; a typsecript compilation of letters (including some by Violet Paget)dated 1870-1871; manuscripts, documents pertaining to his diplomatic career, and first appearances, 1866-1905.

Dates: 1858 - 1907

Collection of Grace Mountcastle Martin Materials

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Identifier: MARTIN-1
Abstract

The collection contains many letters of late 1950s-1960s to Richard Cary of Colby Special Collections explaining Martin's correspondence to literary and artistic figures of the day, some of the letters themselves, and a group of postcards.

Dates: 1937 - 1967

Collection of John Lane Materials

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Identifier: LANE-1
Abstract

Collection contains correspondence to other British literary figures, 2 publisher statements to Violet Paget, and a published article on Anatole France's visit to England.

Dates: 1894 - 1926; 1894 - 1926

Collection of John Masefield Materials

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Identifier: MASEFIELD-1
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence from and to Masefield, dated 1899-1960 and undated; manuscripts and published materials, music using the poet's words, and materials about the poet.

Dates: 1899 - 1960

Collection of Lilla Cabot Perry Materials

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Identifier: PERRY-1
Abstract

The collection contains clippings, correspondence, two diaries, published and unpublished manuscripts, a memorial exhibit document, two portrait paintings (William Dean Howells, Edwin Arlington Robinson) and photograph items.

Dates: 1879 - 1933

Collection of Minerva Eliza Leland Materials

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Identifier: CAMS LELAND-1
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence,coursework, biographical information and account books of Minerva E. Leland. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Leland to various correspondents btween 1867 and 1905. The collection also contains materials belonging to friends and relatives of Leland, such as letters and account books.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Collection of Sir Edmund William Gosse Materials

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Identifier: GOSSE-1
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence from 1880s-1920s and two published articles on Thomas Hardy, one from 1896 and the other from 1927.

Dates: 1882 - 1927

Collection of Victoria Sackville-West Materials

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Identifier: SACKVILLE-WEST-1
Abstract

The collection contains personal correspondence from V. Sackville-West to Grace Mountcastle Martin between 1947-1961.

Dates: 1947 - 1961

Collection of William James Materials

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Identifier: JAMES-2
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence to some family members and intellectual colleagues dated from 1860s to approximately 1910, clippings from 1935-1941, and photographs.

Dates: 1862 - 1941

Eileen M. Curran Papers

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Identifier: CAMS CURRAN-1
Abstract

The collection comprises working files, dissertation materials, photographs, personal documents and artifacts, published reference materials, and accruals by and about Eileen Curran, a librarian, professor of English, and authority on Victorian-Era British literature and periodicals, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Dates: 1927 - 2013

Wesley McNair Papers

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Identifier: MCNAIR-1
Dates: 1941 - present

Special Collections & Archives (SC&A), located in Miller Library, is the college’s repository for historically and culturally -significant materials, including the college archives. Our fabulous materials range in date from the 12th to the 21st centuries and represent a wide range of formats. We fully support Colby’s academic program and innovative pedagogies through aspirational collection development, faculty and student engagement, teaching and exhibition.