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Social Life and Customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of Esther Wood/Wood Family Materials

 Collection
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 Grace Mountcastle Martin Materials

 Collection
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 Henry James Materials

 Collection
Identifier: JAMES-1
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence to artists, actors, and literary figures in the United States and Britain from the 1880s to 1914, several published manuscripts, a few miscellaneous program documents, and many photographs.

Dates: 1850 - 1954

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.