Smith College Junior Year for International Studies records
Scope and Contents
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.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1925 - 2012
- Smith College Archives (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.
Conditions Governing Use
Smith College retains copyright of materials created as part of its business operations; however, copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For instances which may regard materials in the collection not created by Smith College, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.
Biographical / Historical
The Office for International Study promotes study abroad opportunities that are in keeping with the educational aims of the college. The office was created in 1925. Among the programs offered are those in Paris (since 1925), Florence (since 1931), Geneva (since 1946) and Hamburg (since 1961). Previously, there were also programs for Spain (1930-1991) and Mexico (1937-1952).The office is also called "Junior Year Abroad" or "Study Abroad".
8.063 linear feet (14 containers)
Language of Materials
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.
This collection has been added to over time in multiple "accessions." An accession is a group of materials received from the same source at approximately the same time.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
As a preservation measure, researchers must use digital copies of audiovisual materials in this collection. Please consult with Special Collections staff or email firstname.lastname@example.org to request the creation of and access to digital copies.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Materials were transferred to College Archives in years 2007, 2012 and 2017.
- Finding Aid to the Smith College Junior Year for International Studies records
- Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
- Ellice Yasner Amanna
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- 2020-02-26: Containers, inventory, barcodes added and finding aid created to current standards
- 2022-08-31: Changed access note to fully open as restricted material was removed from collection.
Part of the Smith College Archives Repository
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Northampton MA 01063