19th Century American writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence

19th Century American writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence

This collection includes scanned letters, correspondence, and other manuscript items tied to 19th Century American writers and housed at Middlebury College Special Collections. Many famous names and literary careers are represented inside, including Ambrose Bierce, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry...

19th Century Scientific Catalogs - Geology & Palentology

19th Century Scientific Catalogs - Geology & Palentology

Handwritten catalogs from the 19th Century, describing scientific specimens collected by the Department of Geology, Middlebury College, including the locations whence specimens were collected and the names of their donors. Transcribing these catalogs helps support research in geology, local...

19th-20th Century women writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence

19th-20th Century women writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence

This collection includes scanned letters, correspondence, and other manuscript items by 19th & 20th Century women writers. Many famous names are to be found inside: Elizabeth Blackwell, Mary Moody Emerson, Elizabeth Stoddard, Julia C. R. Dorr, Willa Cather, and Emma Willard are all...

Civil War letters at Middlebury College

Civil War letters at Middlebury College

These letters reflect the majority of letters written during the mid 19th century, allowing disparate family members to catch up with one another during the years of the American Civil War. A number of letters in this collection are written from the front lines of the Civil War, explaining the...

Letters from the Hemingway Family Archive

Letters from the Hemingway Family Archive

Compiled by writer Leicester Hemingway (1915-1982), the younger brother of Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), in the process of researching and writing his biography, My Brother Ernest Hemingway (1962), the collection contains more than 1,600 items. Among the manuscript holdings, the bulk of which...

Letters from World War II : J.H. Massey

Letters from World War II : J.H. Massey

This collection contains digital scans from 163 handwritten letters written by J.H. Massey during his time in the English Army (Cheshire Regiment) during World War II. Most of the letters were written and sent from Palestine, and discuss naval life, the Cheshire Regiment, England, World War II,...

Pliny Fisk - Journals & Letters

Pliny Fisk - Journals & Letters

Son of Ebenezer and Sarah (Barnard) Fisk, Pliny Fisk was born in Shelburne, Massachusetts, on June 24, 1792. After preparing for College with Rev. Moses Halleck, Fisk entered Middlebury College in the Fall of 1807, graduating in 1814. In the Fall of 1815, the Prudential Committee of the...

Robinson Family Papers

Robinson Family Papers

The Robinson Family letters from Rokeby Museum represent several generations of Quaker families in Vermont, especially the Robinsons - a family of farmers, abolitionists, artists, and authors whose home in Ferrisburgh is now a National Historic Landmark and one of the best-documented Underground...