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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms

Found in 206 Collections and/or Records:

Rebecca Hourwich Reyher collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0314
Collection Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence (1976-1987), articles, photographs, speeches and Reyher's obituary. The letters are mostly concerned with the donation of the Sinon-Reyher Collection to Westbrook College and the Maine Women Writers Collection. There is documentation of the collection, including photographs of artifacts and information on the first exhibition of the collection in 1977. There is some biographical and suffrage information. The Maine Women Writers Collection also houses a...
Dates: 1960-1987

Rosemary Clifford Trott collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0381
Collection Scope and Content

Includes obituary.

Dates: 1975-1992

Ruth Mendelsohn papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0251
Scope and Contents

The collection consists largely of poem drafts (handwritten and typed) and notes for poems and other writing projects. It includes copies of, and publicity/correspondence about, her chapbook, Sixteen Pastorals. The collection also includes materials from writing classes, correspondence to/from family and friends, tax paperwork as well as photographs.

Dates: 1969-1995, undated

Ruth Moore collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0252
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes manuscripts of Moore's post-1955 novels and poetry collections, as well as editor's notes, advance copies and galleys of these works. Also included are scrapbooks and loose clippings of reviews and publicity, as well as fan mail and literary correspondence. The collection includes biographical material about Moore and some memorabilia.

Dates: 1917-1995

Ruth Sexton Sargent collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0361
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence with MWWC, publicity materials, and articles.

Dates: 1937-1995

Sally Sayward Barrell Keating Wood collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0418
Collection Scope and Content

The collection consists of material about the author's life and her literary career taken from 20th century newspapers and from journal articles; also a master's thesis, focusing on her work. A daguerreotype of Madame Wood, early 19th century ephemera promoting her publications and a manuscript entitled Recollections, written in 1845-55, are also included.

Dates: 1800-1998

Sandra Featherman papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0429
Collection Scope and Content The Sandra Featherman papers consist of published academic papers, correspondence, speeches, news clippings and conference programs documenting her academic career and public service from 1967-2008, as well as a small amount of personal correspondence. The collection is arranged into seven series. Series 1, Biographical Materials, is primarily composed of newspaper clippings containing quotes from Dr. Featherman on the topics of Philadelphia politics, public education, ethnic voting and...
Dates: 1967-2008

Sarah Bridge Graves collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0155
Collection Scope and Content

This collection consists of published articles, published and unpublished poetry, drawings by Graves, as well as mineral specimens. The collection also contains biographical material, correspondence to Dorothy Healy and publishers, and photographs of Graves.

Dates: 1942-1989, undated

Sarah Orne Jewett collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0196
Collection Scope and Content The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, articles, reviews, research papers, memorabilia, photographs, printed material, artifacts, and family business records. The manuscripts include: a poem written by Jewett at age fourteen; notes found in her personal copy of the Norman Conquest; "Indians," her earliest known manuscript; and a complete manuscript copy of the "Night Before Thanksgiving." The correspondence with family, friends and business associates gives a view into Jewett's...
Dates: 1801-1997; Majority of material found within 1881-1906

Sarah Wood Frost correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 0444
Collection Scope and Content This correspondence consists of 11 letters written by Dr. William Frost to his daughter, Sarah (Sally) Wood Frost, between the years of 1815 and 1822. Most of the letters originate in Havana, Cuba. The subject matter of these letters from a father to his 9 to 16 year-old daughter is largely instructive and includes detailed counsel on such topics as spelling, grammar and hyphenation of words; dental hygiene; comportment of oneself when meeting new people and selectivity when making new...
Dates: 1815-1822

Sheilah Hillman collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0182
Collection Scope and Content

Includes a private school handbook

Dates: 1976-1981

Sidney Baldwin papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0047
Collection Scope and Content

This collection is composed largely of newspaper columns written by Baldwin, mostly for the Peoria star (Illinois), dating from the late 1890s through the 1950s. There is also biographical and genealogical information included, as well as some early family correspondence and several photographs of Baldwin in her later years. Also included in the collection is unpublished poetry, student responses to Ben of Old Monhegan, engraving plates, and a reel tape of a radio interview.

Dates: 1891-1986

Sinon-Reyher collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0358
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence (1976-1987), articles, photographs, and a speech. All materials are mostly concerned with the donation of the Sinon-Reyher Collection to Westbrook College and the Maine Women Writers Collection in 1978. There is documentation including detailed descriptions and photographs of the artifacts in the collection and information on the first exhibition of the collection in 1978.

Dates: 1976-1989

Siri Beckman collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0048
Collection Scope and Content

Includes greeting cards designed by Siri Beckman, resume and exhibition information.

Dates: 1992-2009

Smith family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0335
Collection Scope and Content Of the 261 files in the Smith Family papers, the majority are the papers of three Smith women. Series one contains materials pertaining to Marion Howard Smith (the central figure in the collection, 1849-1910). Series two consists of materials related to Marion Stuart Smith and series three is devoted to papers of daughter-in-law Susan Smith, including correspondence, legal and financial documents, playbills and photographs and illustrations. Series four gathers together correspondence,...
Dates: 1878-1935; Majority of material found within 1885-1898

Stephanie Green Kincaid collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0202
Collection Scope and Content

Includes correspondence to Dorothy Healy, reviews and greeting cards.

Dates: 1978-1982

Sue McConkey papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0224
Collection Scope and Content

This collection contains biographical material, including family photographs, and transcripts from interviews with McConkey. Other items include published articles about the writer and her work, material associated with the Poetry Fellowship of Maine, and chapbooks containing some of her poems. Also found in the collection is correspondence from McConkey addressed to the Maine Women Writers Collection curators and to Jeffrey Lee, a poet she mentored throughout the 1970s and '80s.

Dates: 1912-2001

Suffrage collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0366
Collection Scope and Content The collection contains an 1884 printed letter which accompanied a circulating petition, enlisting signatures to support municipal woman suffrage, signed by five women, including Julia Ward Howe, working on behalf of the Massachusetts Women's Suffrage Association, a local branch of the American Woman Suffrage Association; a circa 1920 postcard with images of three suffrage leaders, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Carrie Chapman Catt, and Lucretia Mott; a photocopy of a 1987 article in Reviews in...
Dates: 1884-1987; Majority of material found within 1884-1923

Susan McIlvaine Kenney collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0203
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes articles and reviews, as well as several letters.

Dates: 1984-1995

Susan Nichols Pulsifer collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0292
Collection Scope and Content

Includes correspondence, manuscripts, biographical material and articles.

Dates: 1918-1974

Sylvia Tryon collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0384
Collection Scope and Content

This collection contains a biographical sketch of her mother, Kate Tryon; correspondence focusing on her mother and the Tryon gift to the college; a manuscript of her play, Christmas at Castlewood; published poetry; descriptions of her mother's paintings and Jefferies quotations to accompany them.

Dates: 1912-1979

Thomas family letters

 Collection
Identifier: 0371
Collection Scope and Content

This collection consists of a collection of over 200 letters sent to U.S. Army pay master Major Henry Goddard Thomas by his mother Elizabeth Goddard Thomas, sister Eliza, wife Nell, daughters Mary (Molly) and Louise, and son Harry. The collection also has one letter from father William Widgery Thomas. Notes, believed to be made by Henry, on the top of the letters indicate who sent them, the date received and the fort at which he was stationed.

Dates: 1868-1889

Toby Shafter collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0365
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes a 1938 travel diary, photograph, news clippings, notes, correspondence and manuscripts.

Dates: 1938-1967

Trafton collection of Sarah Orne Jewett materials

 Collection
Identifier: 0195
Scope and Contents The collection includes a large variety of research pertaining to the life of Sarah Orne Jewett. There is information on Jewett geneology, as well as The Old Berwick Historical Society and the Sarah Orne Jewett House restoration. There is an essay on Jewett by John Frost, as well as one by a Harvard student. The collection includes numerous transcriptions of letters and journal entries, many from the Houghton Library, as well as the Boston Public Library, Princeton, New York University,...
Dates: 1856-1990

Virginia Chase papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0085
Collection Scope and Content This collection includes correspondence with both Dorothy Healy and Grace Dow as well as with others, typescripts of Virginia Chase Perkins’ novel, This American House and other publications, and interviews, clippings and reviews of her work in publications such as Down East and Yankee, including a very representative collection of her short stories from the 1930s into the 1980s. There is also ephemera collected from various speaking engagements and tributes and a few photographs. The five...
Dates: 1910-1987

Virginia Rich collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0315
Collection Scope and Content

Includes correspondence, reviews, articles, promotional materials and a photograph.

Dates: 1982-1985