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Pauline Baynes Papers

Identifier: Brit-Mss-Baynes
Scope and Contents The Chapin Library administers an important collection of paintings, drawings, and other materials by the distinguished British illustrator Pauline Diana Baynes (1922–2008). Although Pauline Baynes sold or gave away most of her original art for Lewis and Tolkien, hundreds of her illustrations for those and other authors survive in her archive, as well as printed versions in books and magazines, late “visionary” paintings, and unpublished work such as designs for Aesop’s fables and the Koran....
Dates: 1953-2008
Found in: Chapin Library

John B. Beall letters

Identifier: Am-Mss-Beall
Scope and Contents The John Bramblett Beall letters consists of seventeen letters written by Beall, a Confederate soldier, from September 19, 1861 to June 16, 1862. The letters were sent from various camps of the 19th Georgia Infantry Regiment as it moved through Virginia during the American Civil War. They are addressed to Beall’s mother; an unnamed niece; and his cousin and wife Mary J. Merrell. The letters discuss Beall’s life while serving in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. He writes about his love...
Dates: 1861 - 1862
Found in: Chapin Library

Beaupoil de St. Aulaire letters

Identifier: Gen-Mss-Beaupoil
Scope and Contents The twelve items in the Beaupoil de St. Aulaire letters concern the social activities and family news of a female French émigré living in England at the turn of the nineteenth century. The letters are primarily personal in nature, but also discuss French politics, language, and culture, particularly in reference to Napoleon Bonaparte and the French Revolution. The letters, many of which do not address the recipient by name, all appear to be written to the same person, possibly a Miss Phipps,...
Dates: 1803-08 - 1803-10
Found in: Chapin Library

David Lawrence Belding class notes

Identifier: MC-352
Scope and Contents The David Lawrence Belding class notes include several notebooks of course notes taken by Belding (Williams 1905) during his time at Riverview Military Academy in 1900, Williams from 1900-1905, Harvard in 1907, and a course at the Association Institute Cambridge, MA Y.M.C.A. in 1911. The collection dates from 1900-1912.
Dates: 1900 - 1912

Michael Davitt Bell papers

Identifier: MC-86
Scope and Contents The Michael D. Bell Papers contain papers documenting his professional life as an academic, both as an educator and a scholar. The collection also includes a personal scrapbook from the year before his death, when he was on medical leave from Williams College. Bell was a scholar of Modern British literature, especially fiction, eighteenth through twentieth centuries, American literature, and American Studies. The collection provides an opportunity to gain insight into Bell's pedagogical...
Dates: 1962 - 1997

Bell Syndicate news releases for There Were Giants in Those Days

Identifier: Am-Mss-Bell
Scope and Contents The Bell Syndicate news releases for There Were Giants in Those Days includes a series of typescript articles and associated materials compiled by The Bell Syndicate and released in 1942. The series was created at the encouragement of the U.S. Treasury Department, and emphasized patriotic themes during the Second World War. Each release documents the life of a famous American historical figure, and is accompanied by a photographic illustration. Also included is an advertising brochure for the...
Dates: 1942
Found in: Chapin Library

Benefits Committee Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG -027

Benjamin Thompson and Associates Architects, Inc. reprints

Identifier: MC-89
Scope and Contents The Benjamin Thompson and Associates Architects, Inc. reprints collection contain the reprints of articles concering projects and designs the architectural firm was involved in including some buildings at Williams College. A 2005 addition to the colleciton includes drawings and specs related to the Bronfman Science Center and a microfilm of Greylock residences and Berkshire Hall remodeling designs. The collection dates from 1966-2002.
Dates: 1966 - 2002

N. & W.W. Billings whaling account books

Identifier: Am-Mss-Billings
Scope and Contents Four manuscript account books written in ink, with occasional pencilled notations. The accounts detail the purchases and expenses, including labor, involved in operating whaling ships out of New London, Connecticut, during the first half of the nineteenth century. Transactions recorded include payouts to ship owners after a voyage, costs for supplies, expenses deducted from crew wages for various purchases, and mentions of deserters including payments to men sent to catch them. Reference is...
Dates: 1827 - 1837
Found in: Chapin Library

Black Student Union and Afro-American Society Records

Identifier: MC-218
Overview This collection documents two prominent student organizations at Williams College: The Afro-American Society and the Black Student Union (active since 1972). The materials date from 1959 to 2012. Much of the collection consists of correspondence, essays, poetry, newsletters, press releases, news articles, meeting minutes, publications, event flyers and promotional material, career pamphlets, invoices, brochures, notes and agendas all relating to these two student organizations, college...
Dates: Other: 1959 - 2012

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