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Collection of Agnes Mary Frances (Robinson) Duclaux Materials

 Collection
Identifier: DUCLAUX-1
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence to Eugene Lee-Hamilton, Matilda and Violet Paget (primarily Violet,) Emily Sargent, and Irene Cooper-Willis from the 1880s to 1930s, as well as Duclaux's tribute to Eugene Lee-Hamilton and watercolor of Mary Robinson (?) by Mrs. Stedman.

Dates: 1882-1938; 1882 - 1938

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

 Collection
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 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 Edwin Markham Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MARKHAM-1
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence and manuscripts, some with autographs, dating from 1901-1930s.

Dates: 1899 - 1933

Collection of Elizabeth Akers Allen Materials

 Collection
Identifier: ALLEN-1
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and first publications of Maine writer, Elizabeth Akers Allen. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts and published writings written by Allen between 1846 and 1906. The collection also contains correspondence, an Autograph book, clippings, and a few photographic prints.

Dates: 1845 - 1911

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

 Collection
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 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 Louise Helen Coburn Materials

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Identifier: CAMS COBURN-1
Abstract

The collection contains materials by and about Louise Helen Coburn, including correspondence regarding the coeducation debate at Colby College, and original poetry written by Coburn.

Dates: 1878-1989; some materials undated.

Collection of Margaret Wade Deland Materials

 Collection
Identifier: DELAND-1
Abstract

The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and first publications of Maine writer, Margaret Wade Deland. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Deland to various correspondents between 1884 and 1944. The collection also contains manuscript items of varying length, clippings, published writings, and a few photographic prints.

Dates: 1857 - 1945

Collection of Philip Bourke Marston Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MARSTON-1
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence from the 1880s and one undated manuscript.

Dates: 1880 - 1885

Collection of Robert Underwood Johnson Materials

 Collection
Identifier: JOHNSON-1
Abstract

Collection contains correspondence (some tipped into poetry volumes) to American literary figures in late nineteenth to early twentieth century and one typed manuscript.

Dates: 1890 - 1937; 1890 - 1937

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 Thomas Bailey Aldrich Materials

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Identifier: ALDRICH-1
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence and other materials that document Aldrich's life and work, primarily dating from the 1870s to the early 1900s.

Dates: 1857 - 1917

Collection of Waldo Peirce Materials

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Identifier: PEIRCE-1
Abstract

The collection comprises letters, scrapbooks, and manuscript items by Waldo Peirce, an American painter, bohemian, and expatriate born in Bangor, Maine.

Dates: 1907 - 1970

Sheila Holtz/Mail Art Collection

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Identifier: HOLTZ-1
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

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.