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Alumnae Quarterly Office

Insider’s View: The Alumnae Quarterly Office

¶ In 1917 the Alumnae Association spent $2.60 on a brass plaque that now marks the office of the Alumnae Quarterly on the third floor of Mary E. Woolley Hall. The complete history of the magazine’s office space is unknown, but we know that the…... » Read more

Bottle

From the Archives: Found Medicine

A cure from the past During January staff from Mount Holyoke’s Archives and Special Collections worked with a team of students to inventory and rehouse oversize and odd materials in the Archives stacks. A box from the class of 1922 revealed, among other treasures, this…... » Read more

Buttonfield

MoHome Memories: The Button Field

A Story in the Soil Across from the College, nestled between Ashfield and Jewett Lanes, observers are confronted with a small street sign for Buttonfield Lane. Long before the houses clustered around the road were built, the area was a small, scrubby field, unremarkable in…... » Read more

Stack of archival letters

A History through Letters

¶ In its very first issue the editors of the Alumnae Quarterly invited readers to send feedback, and in its second issue—published in July 1917—letters from alumnae were included. In the 1930s and for most of the 1950s several issues did not include letters, but…... » Read more