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Articles and publications about Smith College collection

Identifier: CA-MS-01001

Scope and Contents

This collection contains cartoons, newspaper clippings, and published articles about Smith College, beginning in 1873. A majority of the clippings are from newspapers around the country. In addition, articles written by Smith College graduates make part of this collection. Materials are added periodically to the collection.

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1873 - 2018


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for 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

This collection of newspaper clippings was started by the mother of Nina Brown, Smith College Class of 1879. It has been added to over the years.


15.242 linear feet (26 containers)

Language of Materials



Cartoons, newspaper clippings and published articles about Smith College from a wide variety of sources.

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 to request the creation of and access to digital copies.

Other Finding Aids

The collection has a finding aid, including a container list, that is available upon request by contacting

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was started by the mother of Nina Brown, Smith College Class of 1879.


Finding aid to Articles and publications about Smith College collection
Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
Madison White
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 2018-11-05: Finding aid updated as part of the College Archives Survey
  • 2022-02-11: Title updated

Repository Details

Part of the Smith College Archives Repository

Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063