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Class of 1946 Records, 1942 - 2002


Scope and Contents

The Class of 1946 records contain materials describing the history and activities of the Class of 1946, including materials from commencement, reunions, and other important events. Types of materials include photographs, invitations, songs, newspaper clippings, programs, letters and other memorabilia.

Individual biographical files are also available, and often include photographs, photo albums, newspaper clippings, letters and correspondences, and class notes.

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1942 - 2002

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

Materials in the Smith College Archives are open for use, with the following exceptions: "Office Files," files of records created for the use of the administrative unit that created them, are closed to research for a period of 10 years following their creation. Student academic records, student disciplinary records, and all records containing FERPA-covered student information are closed during the lifetime of the student. Student records created 100 years or more ago are assumed to be about deceased students. In all cases, the College Archives will continue to provide public access to materials that were intended to be public at the time of their creation (press releases, publications, etc.)

Biographical / Historical

The Class of 1946 was the sixty-eighth graduating class of Smith College. As part of a war-time acceleration program, some members of the Class of 1946 graduated in August, 1945.


2.667 linear feet (6 containers)

Language of Materials


Processing Information

The Class of 1946 records were processed by Tiffany Tawzer in 2006.

Repository Details

Part of the Smith College Archives Repository

Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063