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The Dinosaur Tracks of Dexter Marsh: Greenfield's Lost Museum, 1846-1853
This publication is the first biography of Dexter Marsh (1806-1853), a quarrier, stonemason and janitor of Greenfield whose short life culminated in the opening of his own museum of dinosaur tracks. From 1846 to 1853, ...
Dr. James Deane of Greenfield: Edward Hitchcock's Rival Discoverer of Dinosaur Tracks
This is the first biography of Dr. James Deane (1801-1858) of Greenfield MA, a pioneer in the discovery and interpretation of the first dinosaur prints ever found. He conducted two careers simultaneously, one in medicine––he ...
Roswell Field's Dinosaur Footprints, 1854-1880
Roswell Field (1804-1882), a farmer of Gill, Massachusetts, supplied sandstone dinosaur tracks and fossil fish from the Connecticut River Valley to scientists, collectors, and institutions, from 1854 to 1880. Like his ...
A Pictorial History of Mount Holyoke 1900-1935: Asa Kinney's View Camera Photographs
This monograph reproduces and discusses 142 photographs of Mount Holyoke College from 1900 to 1935 by Asa S. Kinney (1873-1961). He was teacher of plant science and landscape design from 1898 to 1939, whose passion was a ...
History of Art at Mount Holyoke College, 1872-1914
Williston Hall, 1876-1917
This short illustrated essay tells the story of Williston Hall, the first building constructed wholly outside the walls of the gigantic Seminary Hall. Opened in 1876, it housed art and the natural sciences. A gallery of ...
The Recovered History of Prospect Hill, 1879-1920: Goodnow Park, the Pepper Box and Lake Nonotuck
Goodnow Park, Lake Nonotuck, and the Pepper Box: These were once familiar places at Mount Holyoke College, but they have been utterly lost. Only one of the three, the Pepper Box, has literally disappeared, torn down in ...
Barbara Bosworth's Triptychs
This essay is a close study of the landscape triptychs of the past fifteen years by the renowned photographer Barbara Bosworth. Her three-part photographs are only one portion of her output, but the author became fascinated ...
The Two Careers of Henrietta Hooker (1851-1929)
Henrietta Edgecomb Hooker was one of several teachers of Mount Holyoke’s faculty who rose to prominence in the last quarter of the 19th century. Foremost among the teachers of science were Lydia Shattuck ’51 (1822-89), an ...
Mount Holyoke Afire! 1896,1917, 1922