A small collection of undated photographs of campus scenes donated by Charles V. Adair and his wife. Includes photographs of sporting events, religious life, fraternities, campus houses, theatre, and general student life activities.
This collection includes the papers of David Bates Douglass, Malcolm Douglass, Sarah Hale Douglass, the Josiah Little family, the Heywood family, the Hale family, and President Benjamin Hale.
The papers of George M. B. Hawley, Geneva lawyer and local historian, include notes, correspondence, articles, and other writings by Hawley and others on the history of Geneva, the Finger Lakes region, and Hobart College.
Materials relating to Prof. of Biology Theodore T. Odell include correspondence, publications, photographs, newspaper articles, biographical materials, awards, honorary degrees, event programs, and academic memorabilia.
This collection contains scrapbooks by students and scrapbooks by or for college presidents. Also included are scrapbooks of news clippings, of college history, of college records, of college organizations, of class reunions and news clippings from WWI.
This collection contains the papers of Romana Lashewycz-Rubycz, most of which relate to her time as a professor of inorganic chemistry at HWS. The collection includes research grant proposals, publications, course notes, and handouts.
The papers of Helen Bateman Heath, William Smith Dean from 1944–1967, contain personal items and documents related to her work at HWS. Materials include class plans, notes, and examinations from the Western Civilization program.
Pro Patria was printed for remembrance of those HWS students who died in World War II. This collection has documentation of the process of the making of the Pro Patria publication and includes receipts, correspondences, associated texts, and edited copies.
This collection contains a variety of documents ranging from the time Dr. Robert E. Doran '22 spent in the Navy to his long position on the Board of Trustees of Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
Materials related to Elizabeth R. Durfee (Registrar), Walter Hetherington Durfee (Dean, Provost, Acting President and Professor), William Pitt Durfee (Dean, Acting President and Professor), and Horton K. Durfee, Hobart class of 1949 and WW II veteran.
This collection contains the notebooks of Paul Mitchell Dove, class of 1915. Most of the notebooks deal with either chemistry or physics, although one contains notes on philosophy and religion.
This collection contains letters between James R. Doolittle 1834 and friends from Geneva College. There are also a few papers and speeches written while at college and during his career, though not while he served as a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin.
The materials in this collection primarily consist of theater programs from productions staged theaters, the majority of which are from theaters in New York City from the 1920s to the late 1950s. Also included are programs from productions staged in theaters at HWS, the Smith Opera House, and other theaters in the Rochester area, the U.S., and around the world.
This is a collection of Valerie Saiving's papers that includes her work as a scholar as well as material reflecting her time as a student at the University of Chicago and as a Professor of Religious Studies at HWS from 1959–1987.
This collection contains materials related to the tumultuous events of 1968–1970, inspired primarily by student opposition to the Vietnam War. These events include the flag-washing incident, the sit-in protesting the Air Force R.O.T.C. program, the firebombing of the R.O.T.C. office in Sherrill Hall, and the campus drug raid and subsequent standoff with police. Additional materials cover the arrests and trials which followed. Thomas Tongyai (a.k.a. Tommy the Traveler) is a primary figure in many of these events.
This collection contains the papers of Warren Hunting Smith, Hobart & William Smith trustee, editor of the Horace Walpole letters, and grand-nephew of William Smith, founder, most notably his voluminous personal and professional correspondence.
The materials in this collection document Don Woodrow's tenure as a faculty member in the Geoscience Department and the department's evolution and growth. Also included are materials documenting larger campus events.
Materials of Rev. George R. Brush, class of 1892. Items include high school report cards, a scrapbook including events and newspaper clippings, programs from his time at Hobart College, and more.
Collection contains a variety of material related to Elizabeth Blackwell including articles written by and about her, newspaper clippings, correspondence, pamphlets, and more. The collection does not contain any of Elizabeth Blackwell's personal papers.
This collection contains the papers of Professor of Religion Richard "Doc" Heaton, and includes materials related to his courses, study abroad programs, campus events, and local social and religious organizations.
This collection contains items from Wilson Hinsdale Fraude's time at Hobart College including newspaper clippings, photographs, and programs from performances, as well as materials covering the resignation of President Holland and the President Selection Committee.
This collection contains materials covering the United States Air Force R.O.T.C. at Hobart College, which existed from 1951-1970. The materials consist primarily of photographs and newspaper clippings removed from five scrapbooks and several files of correspondence.
Files contain biographical information on people associated with HWS including alumni/ae, faculty, administrators, guest speakers, and award recipients. There are also files on people of local significance.
The Board of Trustee records—Minutes and Committees record group contains the agenda, minutes, and other meeting materials of the Board of Trustees including the materials of Board of Trustees committees.
Files pertaining to the creation of the Elizabeth Blackwell Award in 1958, and its recipients. Includes correspondence, photographs, programs, nominations, news releases, slides, biographical information, and award certificates.
The papers of Allan A. Kuusisto, President of HWS from 1970 to 1982, including correspondence, biographical information, Colleges related documents, published materials, photographs, and personal files.
This record group contains records from the Art and Architecture Department. The majority of the materials relate to exhibitions held on campus. Materials include invitations, correspondence, posters, programs, and planning documents.
The two files in this records group contain departmental records, memos, reports, and correspondence. Most of the material is on the subjects of staffing, course development, and department planning.
This record group is a collection of syllabi created by HWS faculty for courses taught at the Colleges between 1946 and 1987. The majority of the syllabi are from courses in the Western Civilization program.
A collection of materials created to support several of the colleges' Self-Studies prepared for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It includes committee reports, surveys of faculty and students, departmental reports as well as miscellaneous items.
This collection contains informational student files created by the HWS Alumni and Alumnae Relations office. The files in this collection cover Geneva College, Hobart College, and William Smith College students who graduated between 1826 and 1930.
Capital campaigns are designed to raise money for the endowment, for scholarships, and for specific building and renovation projects. This record group contains materials from the 1984, 1994, and 2006 HWS capital campaigns.
The Geneva Scholarship Associates was created ca. 1967–1968 to supplement funds, or scholarship aid, already available at HWS in order to enable worthy high school graduates residing within Geneva to attend the Colleges.
This Record Group contains records from the Hobart Dean's Office, including programs from yearly events, newsletters, matriculation lists signed at Orientation, and information on honor societies.
Collection includes pamphlets, scrapbook pages, correspondence, programs, schedule guides, playlists, posters, calendars, scripts, promotions, news releases, and newspaper clippings from the Colleges' radio station WEOS.
RG 10 contains the records of the Office of Religious Life, which encompasses the Chaplain's Office and the Abbe Center for Jewish Life. The majority of these materials were given to the Archives by the Chaplain's Office sometime around 1994.