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Smith College -- Students

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Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Gorton Hart papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00227
Overview Poet and teacher. Primarily personal journals and notebooks, with inserts, dated from 1948 to 1988. Her undergraduate life at Smith is well documented. Materials from student life at Smith in the 1950s are included. Later journals document her marriage, friendships, and close relationship with her mother. Among the subjects she explored were poetry, women's spirituality, dreams, and the feminist movement. There are also poems and writings and a letter from Aldous Huxley.
Dates: 1948-1988

Alice Morgan Wright papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00176
Overview Sculptor, Suffragist, Animal welfare advocate. Papers include biographical material, correspondence, writings, postcards, scrapbooks, artwork and photographs of her work as a sculptor; subject files, and memorabilia. Wright's career as a sculptor and her activism are well-documented; personal material is more fragmentary. Topics include art, women's suffrage, women's rights, women companions, birth control, world peace, and animal welfare. Notable correspondents include Florence E. Allen, Emily...
Dates: 1873-1994

Ames family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00003
Overview Genealogical and biographical materials, correspondence, diaries, artwork, writings, research, photographs, and printed materials. The bulk of the collection pertains to Blanche Ames Ames, suffragist, birth control advocate, artist, and inventor; her father, Adelbert Ames who was a Civil War general and Provisional Governor of Mississippi during the Reconstruction era; her husband, Botanist Oakes Ames; and their daughter Pauline Ames Plimpton. Also included are papers of Benjamin Butler, Sarah...
Dates: 1812-2017

Annis Pratt papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00491
Overview Author; Poet; Political activist; Professor, English. The Annis Pratt Papers contain diaries; writings; class notes from Smith College and the University of Wisconsin; published and unpublished poetry; correspondence; records of the Women's Caucus of Modern Languages; and materials pertaining to Pratt's participation in the Smith Centennial Project and to her involvement in the her 35th Smith reunion.
Dates: 1954-2005

Azalia Emma Peet papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00120
Overview Missionary and teacher. The Azalia Peet papers consist of photographs, correspondence, memorabilia, and speeches. Of particular interest in the collection diaries and letters written by Peet from Japan, and from the Japanese American internment camps in the United States during World War II. Her early diaries reflect her home life and her personal struggle to come to terms with her vocation.
Dates: 1902 - 1974

Catharine Kerlin Wilder papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SSC-MS-00709
Overview Peace activist; teacher. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, childhood memorabilia, drafts of memoirs, and essays written by Wilder. Especially well documented are her years in Geneva (1929-1934) when she worked at the League of Nations as well as papers of Wilder's friend Hope Sewell French during her years (1930s) working for the League of Nations in Geneva, including correspondence, photographs, scrapbook, and articles, written by French and others. Also of...
Dates: 1813-2000

Charlotte Baum memorabilia book

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-00381
Overview Class of 1915. Staff, Department of Art. Collection consists of a memorabilia book documenting her experiences at Smith College.
Dates: 1911 - 1915

Charlotte Norris diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SSC-MS-00115
Overview Teacher. Forty-four volumes of diaries (1886-1890, 1916-1956) containing brief entries (for the most part) beginning at age 14 in Little Compton, Rhode Island circa 1880s through her career as a public high school teacher in Andover and Holyoke, Massachusetts.
Dates: 1886-1956

Classes of 1879-1890 records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-01023
Scope and Contents The Classes of 1879-1890 records consist of individual class notes, examinations, papers and class letters, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, songbooks as well as reunion materials of the same nature, all related to or dating from the time periods during which these classes were students at Smith College.
Dates: 1844 - 2003

Classes of 1901-1910 records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-01020
Scope and Contents The Classes of 1901-1910 records consist of individual class notes, examinations, papers and class letters, correspondence, newspaper articles, photographs, scrapbooks, songbooks as well as reunion materials of the same nature, all related to or dating from the time periods during which these classes were students at Smith College.
Dates: 1897 - 2000

Classes of 1911-1920 records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-01018
Scope and Contents The Classes of 1911-1920 records consist of individual class notes, examinations, papers and class letters, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, songbooks as well as reunion materials of the same nature, all related to or dating from the time periods during which these classes were students at Smith College.
Dates: 1895 - 1997

Classes of 1931-1940 records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-01015
Scope and Contents The Classes of 1931-1940 records consist of individual class notes, examinations, papers and class letters, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, songbooks as well as reunion materials of the same nature, all related to or dating from the time periods during which these classes were students at Smith College.
Dates: 1858 - 2008

Classes of 1951-1960 records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-01024
Scope and Contents The Classes of 1951-1960 records consist of individual class notes, examinations, papers and class letters, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, songbooks as well as reunion materials of the same nature, all related to or dating from the time periods during which these classes were students at Smith College.
Dates: 1886 - 2020-05

Classes of 1971-1980 records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-01026
Overview Smith College classes have been archiving their historical material by year since 1879. Students who attended Smith in the years covered by these records did so in the context of the Vietnam War and anti-war protests including the shootings of students at Kent State University, the Watergate scandal, an energy crisis and the continuing Second Wave Feminist movement.
Dates: 1967 - 2006

Classes of 1981-1990 records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-01027
Overview College Archives has been collecting class material dating back to the Class of 1879. The Classes of 1981-1990 records consist of individual class notes, examinations, papers and class letters, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, songbooks as well as reunion materials of the same nature, all related to or dating from the time periods during which these classes were students at Smith College.
Dates: 1977 - 2006

Classes of 1991-2000 records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-01028
Overview College Archives has been collecting class material dating back to the Class of 1879. The Classes of 1991-2000 records consist of individual class notes, examinations, papers and class letters, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, songbooks as well as reunion materials of the same nature, all related to or dating from the time periods during which these classes were students at Smith College.
Dates: 1984 - 2006

Dorothea de Schweinitz and Louise de Schweinitz (Darrow) papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00398
Overview Papers of Louise de Schweinitz Darrow, physician and birth control advocate include correspondence, diaries, photographs and memorabilia. Papers of Dorothea de Schweinitz, social worker and labor researcher, include correspondence documenting her trip to Germany, 1913, where she first learned of class issues, management and labor issues, and an oral history.
Dates: 1912-1997; Majority of material found within 1970-1980

Dorothy Dushkin papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00243
Overview Composer and co-founder of music schools. Musical scores and recordings make up a large portion of the collection. Dushkin's diaries, kept from age 15 to 84, are highly detailed and personal and reflect a dual life as professional composer and family caretaker. Winnetka and Kinhaven music schools are documented by correspondence, writings, and photographs. Correspondents include Jessie Lloyd O'Connor, Caroline Bedell Thomas, and musician Nadia Boulanger.
Dates: 1906-1989

Dorothy Kenyon papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00085
Overview Lawyer, feminist, judge, and political activist. The Kenyon collection illuminates the continuity of social activism around such issues as race, class, poverty, and gender from the 1930s-60s. Topics reflected include worldwide suffrage; abortion rights; minority legal rights; the Equal Rights Amendment; and civil rights. Materials include writings, speeches, organizational records, photographs, memorabilia, and audio tapes of interviews and speeches. Significant correspondents include: Bella...
Dates: 1850 - 1998

Dorothy Reed Mendenhall papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00101
Overview Public health specialist, physician and instructor. The papers focus on the life of a woman who made pioneering contributions to the fields of pathology, public health, maternal infant health, pediatrics, and nutrition, as well as early 20th century women's medical education. Mendenhall's Smith College years and her time at Johns Hopkins Medical School are well represented. Material includes research, writings, diaries and correspondence with her son, Thomas Corwin Mendenhall (president of...
Dates: 1805 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1890-1957

Dudley Harmon papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00191
Overview Journalist and war correspondent. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, biographical material, photographs and memorabilia. Includes letters home during World War II; her coverage of the Nuremburg trials and the United Nations European Headquarters in Geneva; and her letters and journal from Brazzaville, French Equatorial Africa. Also included are unpublished stories, radio broadcasts, two scrapbooks and letters to her father.
Dates: 1920-1967

Eleanor Ernst Timberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00308
Overview Editor; Special education activist; Secretary; Volunteer. The papers consist of diaries that span the years from 1930-94 (early diaries include material from her Smith College days) and Touch Toy company's semi-annual newsletters from the years 1977-97.
Dates: 1930-2002

Eleanor Gwinnell Coit papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00035
Overview YWCA official. Papers include correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia; teaching material; writings; records from her work with the American Labor Education Service, Committee of Correspondence, Adult Education Association, New York Education Council, the YWCA, and Church of All Nations.
Dates: 1913-1974

Eleanor Wiley Thayer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SSC-MS-00161
Overview Teacher of the blind and Music teacher. The papers consist of a small amount of correspondence and addresses relating to her work at the Perkins School for the Blind; course outlines, examples of braille music, concert programs, and workshop material document her role in developing music curriculum at Perkins. Also included are publications of the International Conference of Educators of Blind Youth and the American Association of Instructors of the Blind.
Dates: 1942-1991

Elizabeth C. Mooney papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00401
Overview Author and journalist. Papers consist mainly of her letters to Alice Ridenour Wareham, a fellow graduate of Smith College, which relate to Mooney's writing, her family, her illness and her education at Smith College. Also included are letters written by Wareham about Mooney and two of Mooney's published works: Men and Marriage: The Changing Role of Husbands and Alone, Surviving as a Widow.
Dates: 1977-1986

Elizabeth Crocker Lawrence papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-00393
Overview Alumna. President of the Alumnae Association. Contains correspondence, diaries, journals, news clippings, photographs and publications documenting the life of Elizabeth Crocker Lawrence (Clarke), Class of 1883.
Dates: 1840 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1945

Florence Louise Barrows Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-00378
Overview Contains photograph albums, a memorabilia book, photographs, newspaper clippings, questionnaires, published articles, and correspondence related to the student and professional life of Florence Louise Barrows, Class of 1911.
Dates: 1888 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1907 - 2006

Frances Rich papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00129
Overview Sculptor; Director, Smith College Public Relations; and Officer, United States Naval Reserve, World War II. Focuses primarily on her career as a sculptor, with a small amount of material on her work (as student and staff) at Smith College and in U.S. Navy. Material includes correspondence, biographical articles, research files, clippings, exhibit catalogs (sculptures of notable people), posters, scrapbooks, and photographs.
Dates: 1912 - 1988

Garrison family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00060
Overview The Garrison Family Papers contain thousands of primary sources that document the family's involvement in politics, business, art, literature, religion, education, and most of the major reform movements of the 19th and early 20th centuries. These include abolition, anti-imperialism, anti-vaccination, conservation, free trade and tariff reform, immigration reform, pacifism, race, single tax, and temperance. Extensive correspondence, diaries, clippings, articles, speeches, photographs,...
Dates: 1694 - 2010

Gloria Steinem papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00237
Overview Journalist; feminist; political activist; co-founder, Ms magazine; co-founder, Women's Action Alliance; co-founder, Ms Foundation for Women; and co-founder, National Women's Political Caucus. In addition to providing a complete picture of the life of an important feminist leader, the Gloria Steinem Papers document women at the grassroots level of the feminist movement, whose letters to Steinem demonstrate her role as a symbol of the changes they were experiencing in...
Dates: 1940 - 2011