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Graduate Work records

Identifier: CA-MS-01011

Scope and Contents

Graduate Work records include files on individuals who did graduate work at Smith; information on Smith graduate programs (such as the Summer Schools of Italian and Music, the masters program in Physical Education, and the School for Social Work); and non-degree programs (such as the Institute for the Coordination of Women's Interests, Alumnae College, and the Project on Women and Social Change). Additional program records are filed elsewhere.

Dates of Materials

  • 1919-2018


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.


25.636 linear feet (46 containers)

Language of Materials



Graduate Work records include files on individuals who did graduate work at Smith and information on Smith graduate programs and non-degree programs.


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. Note that in most cases, container numbers start over at 1 with each new accession.

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.

Related Materials

Office of Graduate Studies

Related Materials

Se also Smith College School for Social Work records.

Finding aid to the Graduate Work records
Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
Madison White, Ellice Amanna
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 11/15/18: Finding aid updated, new container numbers, barcodes, locations
  • 2020-03-13: Added boxes 1-8, updated extents and dates
  • 2021-03-03: Added box 9
  • 2021-03-25: Moved 10 containers to School for Social Work collections
  • 2022-03-08: Added Accession 2021-A-0062
  • 2022-03-09: Added Accession 2022-A-0025

Repository Details

Part of the Smith College Archives Repository

Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063