Archival resources in the Whately Historical Society collection
Allis Family Memoirs
Zebina Bartlett (1780-1862) account book, 1801-1834
George Washington Crafts (1821-1913) diaries, 1879-1909
Whately history resources in local archives
Mary Persis Crafts/Family Collection, Historic Northampton, Northampton, Massachusetts
Correspondence and financial records, 1838-1934, include materials documenting the lives of James Monroe (1817-1903), Mary Ann (Jewett) (1822-79), Triphena (1819-42), Martin (1807-80), Elbridge (1814-86), Thomas (1851-1925), and Caleb (1796-1854) Crafts.
Olive K. Damon Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts
The Olive Warner Kellogg Damon Papers consist of 4.75 linear feet of diaries, correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs. Fifty-eight volumes of diaries that she kept beginning in 1930 at the age of 19 and ending in 2002 a year before her death comprise the bulk of the papers. Supplementing the diaries is a self published memoir of her life, correspondence with her son Alan (“Pete”) along with some writings and material documenting her art work.
Sanderson Family Account Books, Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association Library, Deerfield, Massachusetts
3 Account books kept by the families of Eli Sanderson (1795–1823), Elon Chester Sanderson (1825–1884), and Charles Augustus Sanderson (1850-1906), document diversified farming and mill operations in north Whately, 1818-1870s.