Women -- Education
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Chronologies, articles, newspaper clippings, and committee reports relating to coeducation at Amherst College and its subsequent anniversaries. The bulk of the collection covers planning for coeducation and responses to coeducation by Alumni, Faculty, Students, Amherst's president John Ward, and the Trustees of Amherst College. This is an artificial collection created by compiling related materials from other collections.
The Ethel "Sandy" Beach Socolar Family Papers (circa 1880-2015) contain correspondence, photographs, and scrapbooks related to the lives of Ethel "Sandy" Bliss Beach Socolar and her family, especially her mother, missionary-educator Ruth Porter Ward Beach, and sisters, Frances Helen Beach Bingham and Elizabeth Waterbury Beach Keller. The bulk of the material dates from about 1910-1950.
Professor of history and American Studies at Amherst College, 1952-1989. Primarily correspondence, writings and talks, and research materials on the history of Amherst College and higher education.
The William Earl Dodge Ward (AC 1906) Family Papers document the personal and professional lives of multiple generations of Ward and Bliss family members, dating from 1791 to 1977. Family correspondence makes up the largest portion of the material, supplemented with work records, diaries, memorabilia, photographs, writings, genealogical materials, and newspaper clippings.