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Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:

Administrative Offices records

Identifier: CA-MS-01005

Administrative Offices records include pamphlets, office files, exams, reports, meeting minutes.

Dates of Materials: 1875 - 2019

Alumnae Oral History Project collection

Identifier: CA-MS-00301

The Alumnae Oral History Project collection is comprised of oral histories conducted with Smith College alumnae during reunion weekends from 2010 to 2017. The project was funded by the President's Office and the College Archives and coordinated by Kelly Anderson. Students from the Archives Concentration and Anderson's classes in oral history conducted the interviews. The collection contains video recordings, transcripts, and project records.

Dates of Materials: 2010-2018

Ancient Order of Hibernians records

Identifier: CA-MS-00023

The Ancient Order of Hibernians (A.O.H.) was a secret society devoted to "the maintenance of devilish wit and the promotion of hellish spirit in the college." Contains correspondence, membership lists, photographs, songs and poems, and a scrapbook.

Dates of Materials: 1890 - 1966

Articles and publications about Smith College collection

Identifier: CA-MS-01001

Cartoons, newspaper clippings and published articles about Smith College from a wide variety of sources.

Dates of Materials: 1873 - 2018

Board of Counselors records

Identifier: CA-MS-00008

Advisory committee to the Smith College Board of Trustees. Contains meeting minutes, memoranda, newspaper clippings and lists.

Dates of Materials: 1933 - 1998

Buildings records

Identifier: CA-MS-00104
Abstract The Buildings records focus on the College's buildings, both extant and demolished. This collection interprets the term "building" loosely, and includes information not only about the buildings themselves, but also about what occurred / occurs in the buildings, especially where student residences are concerned. Much of Smith College student life is and has long been centered in the residential houses, and so a buildings file may contain annual group photographs of house residents, student...
Dates of Materials: 1825 - 2018

Campus Cat records

Identifier: CA-MS-00097

Campus Cat was a publication created by Smith students in 1918. Its contents provided information to the campus about going-ons, events, activities, and poked fun at the rituals, trials, and stresses of academia and life on the Smith campus. Material includes most issues of the Campus Cat, press releases and other Campus Cat related publications.

Dates of Materials: 1918 - 1952

Charlotte Baum memorabilia book

 Collection — Box 677.4: [Barcode: 310183630234440]
Identifier: CA-MS-00381

Class of 1915. Staff, Department of Art. Collection consists of a memorabilia book documenting her experiences at Smith College.

Dates of Materials: 1911 - 1915

Christian Science Organization at Smith College records

Identifier: CA-MS-01227

The Christian Science Organization at Smith College was a student led group that organized lectures and other events intended to spread the ideas of Christian Science. The collection contains reports to members, membership applications, administrative records, and other material documenting the activities of the club.

Dates of Materials: 1911 - 1985

Christine M. Shelton papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00627
Abstract Professor, Exercise and Sport Studies. Materials documenting Shelton's work as Smith College professor of Exercise and Sports Studies, as consultant for various girl's and women's sports organizations, and as a presenter at national and international conferences and workshops concerning advocacy for women's sports. Documentation of Shelton's work with the International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG), the International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women...
Dates of Materials: 1951 - 2019

Christmas records

Identifier: CA-MS-00111

Since 1900, Christmas at Smith College has involved the sending of cards, the singing of carols, and the annual Vespers. Smith College's Christmas Vespers have allowed religious and non-religious students alike to come together and appreciate the music and spirit of the holiday season for over one hundred years. Materials include cards, programs, clippings, and photographs.

Dates of Materials: 1900 - 1991

College Hall Occupation Oral History Project

Identifier: CA-MS-00025

Student demonstration. Includes interviews and papers.

Dates of Materials: 1986

Cynthia Propper Seton papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00142

Author. Papers consist primarily of typescripts of Seton's columns, essays, and novels; biographical material; detailed correspondence; and a few photographs. Major themes addressed in the papers are Smith College; the city of Northampton; the social movements of the 1960s (especially the women's movement); the impact of feminism on middle-aged women; and writing.

Dates of Materials: 1946 - 1982

Dances and Recreation records

Identifier: CA-MS-00109

The files contain mostly photographs, dance cards and invitations. Some photographs can tell their own story such as with the "Superdance USA" of 1981, with its succession of 4 photographs. Information about the Supper Dance can be derived from the many press releases about the event.

Dates of Materials: 1881 - 1990

Department of Astronomy records

Identifier: CA-MS-00072
Abstract The collection contains papers related to the Smith College Astronomy Department. Founded in 1887 with the building of a new observatory and with Mary E. Byrd as Director, it became part of the Five College Astronomy Department starting in 1960. Records include a history of the department, booklets, course and faculty information, diagrams, account books, notebooks and photographs of astronomical observations, information on observatory instruments, correspondence, and notes and...
Dates of Materials: 1847 - 1996

Department of Biological Sciences records

Identifier: CA-MS-00075

Records include information regarding committees, courses, exams, department memos, minutes from department meetings, as well as information and publicity regarding lectures and symposiums sponsored by the department. There is also information regarding the Sigma Xi Society and the H.H. Wilder Collection.

Dates of Materials: 1901 - 2003

Department of Botany Records

Identifier: CA-MS-00082

Records include the department's course offerings, history, events, finances and faculty. Types of materials include typescripts, annual reports, press releases, syllabi, photographs, financial ledgers, published papers, journals, correspondence, and meeting minutes (restricted).

Dates of Materials: 1892 - 1968

Department of Music records

Identifier: CA-MS-00084
Abstract Music has been taught at Smith since its opening in 1875 and, since 1880, musical clubs have had a presence in the Smith community, including the Noteables, Chamber Singers, the All-Smith Choir, Class Choirs, the Smith College Oratorio Chorus, Chamber Orchestra, String Orchestra Symphony Orchestra, the Smith-Amherst Orchestra, the training Orchestra and the Smiffenpoofs. The collection contain information regarding the history of the program, booklets, course information, department minutes,...
Dates of Materials: 1876 - 2022

Department of Psychology records

Identifier: CA-MS-00076

The first psychology course was offered at Smith College in the fall of 1878. These records contain information about the Smith College Department of Psychology's history, academic courses, including syllabi and examinations, and finances. Also included is information on events sponsored by the department and the students' Psychology Club. Types of materials include typescripts, photographs, and news clippings.

Dates of Materials: 1888 - 2006

diary, 1910

 File — Box 1835: [Barcode: 310183630238490], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Hart-Lester Harris gives a brief account of each day in 1910, her freshman/sophomore year at Smith College. Harris writes of school work, friendships, clothing, events and day-to-day happenings in her life. Notable events include seeing Halley's comet, and the inauguation of Smith College President Marion Le Roy Burton.

Dates of Materials: 1910

diary, 1911

 File — Box 1835: [Barcode: 310183630238490], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Hart-Lester Harris gives a brief account of each day in 1911, her sophomore/junior year at Smith College. Harris writes of school work, friendships, clothing, events and day-to-day happenings in her life. Events of note include the announcement to name the auditorium "John M. Greene."

Dates of Materials: 1911

diary, 1912

 File — Box 1835: [Barcode: 310183630238490], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Hart-Lester Harris gives a brief account of each day in 1912, her junior/senior year at Smith College. Harris writes of school work, friendships, clothing, events and day-to-day happenings in her life. Events of note include the death of her brother, Ches, and her Junior Prom.

Dates of Materials: 1912

diary, 1913

 File — Box 1835: [Barcode: 310183630238490], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Hart-Lester Harris gives a brief account of each day in 1913, the end of her senior year at Smith College, and the summer and fall following. Harris writes of school work, friendships, clothing, events and day-to-day happenings in her life. Events of note include her graduation.

Dates of Materials: 1913

Distinguished Visitors Files

Identifier: CA-MS-00005

Contains correspondence, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, press releases and photographs about distinguished visitors to Smith College.

Dates of Materials: 1850 - 1998

Dixon-Clark family papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00368

The Dixon-Clark family papers contain photographs, newspaper articles, and correspondence regarding the private and social lives of various members of the family.

Dates of Materials: 1882 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1945

Dorothy May Anderson papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00374

Dorothy May Anderson taught landscape design at Smith College and contributed to the redesign of the Smith campus prior to joining the war effort in 1943. Her papers contains questionnaires, course material, photographs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence related to Anderson's professional and personal life.

Dates of Materials: 1930 - 1993

Dramatics records

Identifier: CA-MS-00026

Records consist of programs, photographs, press releases, articles, notes and prompt books relating to student productions at Smith between the years 1878 and 1949. These include all House Dramatics, Division of Dramatics, Alpha-Phi Kappa Psi, Theater Workshop, Dramatic Association and early Theater Department performances.

Dates of Materials: 1878 - 1960

Ely Chinoy papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00386

Faculty. Department of Sociology. Contains various documents relating to the career of Ely Chinoy at Smith College including correspondence, photographs, news clippings, published works, research, course materials, and programs.

Dates of Materials: 1921 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1953 - 1977

Flying Club Records

Identifier: CA-MS-00024

Contains constitution, correspondence, flight training and financial records, photographs, publications, manuals and instructions.

Dates of Materials: 1934 - 1954

Grace Hazard Conkling Papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00046

Professor of English, poet. Contains biographical information, correspondence, and publications.

Dates of Materials: 1887 - 1992

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Collection 73
Archival Object 8
administrative records 21
correspondence 12
scrapbooks 10
Electronic records 8
Student housing 7