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Alumnae Groups records

Identifier: CA-MS-01014

Scope and Contents

The collection contains records of the Alumnae Association and Smith Clubs. These include office files, event files, scrapbooks, photographs, membership rolls, news clippings.

Dates of Materials

  • 1887 - 2009


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use with the following restrictions on access: Box 15 is Restricted.

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.


39.771 linear feet (72 containers)

Language of Materials



The collection contains records of the Alumnae Association and Smith Clubs.

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

Many parts of the collection have container lists that are available upon request by contacting

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.

Related Materials

Alumnae Association records

Processing Information

Please note that prior to 2018, folder inventories were not always updated when new material was added to the collection. As a result, folder inventories may not be complete and folder numbers may be incorrect.

Finding aid to the Alumnae Groups records
Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
Madison White
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 2018-11-27: Boxes added and finding aid updated as part of College Archives Survey
  • 2019-11-27: Added boxes 1 - 16, updated extents and dates.
  • 2022-04-19: Added Accession 2022-A-0044

Repository Details

Part of the Smith College Archives Repository

Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063