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On Display: Written History

Mary Lyon’s recipes Among the collection of Mary Lyon’s manuscripts housed at Mount Holyoke are several recipes written in Lyon’s own handwriting. The recipes instruct the reader how to make some of the popular desserts of the time, including molasses cake and apple “dumplins.” Mary…... » Read more

Then and Now - Convocation

Then and Now: Convocation

—By Janice Beetle This article appeared in the fall 2015 issue of the Alumnae Quarterly.... » Read more

More Books Fall 2015

UnCommon Preaching Wipf and Stock Prompted by the decline in church membership, the author embarked on a journey to churches across the country that had more lively worship. She discovered that many of the preachers of these thriving churches took a more theme-based approach rather…... » Read more

Frederic and Elsa Sell

Mount Holyoke: A Haven from the Holocaust

In 1937 a promising academic career in Germany came to a skidding halt, when Professor Friedrich (or Frederic, as he was known later) Carl Sell refused to divorce his Jewish wife, Elsa. Sell had studied history, German literature, art history, and philosophy at the Universities…... » Read more