Smith College Archives
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains papers of academic departments, including Interdepartmental, Sciences, Colloquiu, and Social Sciences. The collection has publications, syllabuses, source notes, department records and memos, photographs, and material on departmental clubs.
Administrative Offices records include pamphlets, office files, exams, reports, meeting minutes.
The collection contains records of the Alumnae Association and Smith Clubs.
Cartoons, newspaper clippings and published articles about Smith College from a wide variety of sources.
The Athletics Subject Files contain a wide range of information about the history of sport at Smith College.
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.
Contains correspondence, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, press releases and photographs about distinguished visitors to Smith College.
The collection contains the personal and professional papers of individual faculty and staff members.
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.
Graduate Work records include files on individuals who did graduate work at Smith and information on Smith graduate programs and non-degree programs.
The Grounds subject files contain information relating to the history, composition, and physical features of the Smith College campus, including the Botanic Gardens and the Genetic Experiment Station.
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.
Postcards depicting various campus buildings and grounds and local scenes. Images of the Grecourt gates, Paradise Pond, campus houses and administrative and teaching buildings.
Intercollegiate records include documentation on intercollegiate associations and affiliations including Seven Sister Colleges and 5-College cooperation.
Margaret Storrs Grierson was an alumna of Smith College, Instructor of English and Philosophy, archivist, one of the founders and first director of the Sophia Smith Collection. The collection contains biographical material, correspondence (especially with Nina E. Browne, Marine Leland, and with family members), diaries, financial records, passports, manuscripts, publications and includes historic writings, documents, and photographs on the Storrs, Cooper, Rankin, and Barnes families.
Smith College tradition. Contains photographs, clippings, and memorabilia.
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 includes correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, programs and other primary source materials on the history of Northampton and the surrounding area.
College celebration. Contains convocation programs, texts of speeches, photographs, newspaper clippings, press releases, show programs and scripts,dance programs, tickets, and class songs.
Collection of photographic slides primarily depicting Smith College, including events, people, buildings, and campus, as well as the town of Northampton.
Also known as the "Magic File," this collection consists of notes, lists, and photocopies or duplicates of documents relating to Smith College history.
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 pertaining 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.
Smith College Special Collections (SCSC) is a steward of historical materials of enduring value that fosters inquiry, critical thinking, and knowledge building through an active engagement with the past and a focus on the future. The Smith College Special Collections records document more than a century of archival work and rare book librarianship at Smith College, including the College Archives, the Sophia Smith Collection, and the Mortimer Rare Book Collection.
Work stipend. Contains correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, press releases and photographs.
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.
- Collection 38
- Archival Object 1
- administrative records 15
- Exhibitions -- United States 2
- Libraries -- Special collections -- Women 2
- Women college students -- Massachusetts -- Northampton -- Social life and customs 2
- Women in higher education 2
- Afternoon teas -- Massachusetts -- Northampton 1
- Anti-racism 1
- Archives 1
- Ballroom dancing -- Massachusetts -- Northampton 1
- Christmas -- Massachusetts -- Northampton 1
- Christmas cards -- Massachusetts -- Northampton 1
- College students -- Political activity -- Massachusetts -- Northampton 1
- Community development -- Appalachian Region 1
- Demonstrations 1
- Education -- Philippines -- 20th century 1
- Electronic records 1
- Female friendship 1
- Homosexuality and education -- Massachusetts 1
- International cooperation 1
- Libraries 1 + ∧ less