Smith College Archives
Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains papers of academic departments, including Interdepartmental, Sciences, Languagem, Colloquiu, and Social Sciences. The collection has publications, syllabuses, source notes, department records and memos, photographs, and material on departmental clubs.
Cartoons, newspaper clippings and published articles about Smith College from a wide variety of sources.
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.
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.
College Archives has been collecting material on faculty and staff and their various committees dating back to 1879. The collection includes group photographs, Faculty Who's Who, reports, resumes, new appointment lists, meeting notes, and material on endowed chairs, clubs, shows, and committees.
The Helen Hills Hills Chapel collection contains records from various departments, which were at some point held in the chapel. Materials consist primarily of programming and office records relating to religious and spritual life and community service at Smith College.
Faculty. Professor of English Language and Literature from 1922 - 1960. Arrested in 1959 on charges of moral turpitude for possesing pictures of male models that were considered pornographic, he pled guilty to the charges and was retired from Smith College by the Board of Trustees in 1960.
The collection contains papers relating to the founding and opening of Smith College. Also included are material on the college seal, the estate of Sophia Smith, property purchase, the dedication of College Hall, the inauguration of President Seelye and a brochure of photo gravures of Northmapton and campus buildings
Since 1925, the Office for International Study has promoted study abroad opportunities that are in keeping with the educational aims of the college. Smith College Junior Year for International Studies records consist of correspondence, meeting notes, and photos pertaning to programs in Hamburg and Paris, as well as general office files.
Publications records consist of pamphlets, brochures, booklets, transparencies, college calendars, directory catalogue, faculty and staff publications, admission marketing material, publicity materials and programs for major college-wide events (such as Rally Day), the Smith Alumnae Quarterly, The Alumnae Register, the Smith College Catalogue, The Annual Report of the President of Smith College and Meridians.
The Smith College Archives document the life of the College by collecting materials created by students, faculty, administrative and departmental staff during the course of their time here. The Sophia Smith Collection at Smith College is an internationally recognized repository of manuscripts, archives, photographs, periodicals and other primary sources in women's history. This collection contains the administrative records of the College Archives and Sophia Smith Collection.
The records of the Special Days vary in their coverage of events. For some special days the only recognition of its existence is the presence of the folders. However, other folders contain records of the special day's beginnings on campus. The Valentine's Day and Thanksgiving Day folders contain information about past celebrations with newspaper clippings and reports, photographs, and memorabilia.
The collection contains materials relating to special events and people hosted by Smith College, including files on disasters, anniversaries, lectures and symposiums, and War Service in World War II.
- Collection 36
- Archival Object 1
- Smith College -- Students 3
- Exhibitions -- United States 2
- Libraries -- Special collections -- Women 2
- Women college students -- Massachusetts -- Northampton -- Social life and customs 2
- Afternoon teas -- Massachusetts -- Northampton 1
- Archives 1
- Audiocassettes 1
- Ballroom dancing -- Massachusetts -- Northampton 1
- Christmas -- Massachusetts -- Northampton 1
- Christmas cards -- Massachusetts -- Northampton 1
- Community development -- Appalachian Region 1
- Deeds 1
- Demonstrations 1
- Education -- Philippines -- 20th century 1
- Electronic records 1
- Homosexuality and education -- Massachusetts 1
- International cooperation 1
- Libraries 1
- Northampton (Mass.) 1
- Northampton (Mass.) -- Pictorial works 1 ∧ less