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Academic Computing Center records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-01051

Scope and Contents

These records include materials on the formation of the Smith College governance structure for computing on campus and its subsequent iterations, minutes of the Academic Computing Committee, as well as files on security monitoring of the Computing Center and student worker applications and lists.

Dates of Materials

  • 1966 - 1986

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections, with the following exception: Box 3 must be screened by an archivist for student records before being used by researchers. Please contact the archives a minimum of two weeks in advance of your visit for access.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection may be governed by copyright. 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. 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

On the recommendation of the Committee to Study the Role of Computers at the College and the Faculty Council, in 1983 Smith President Jill Ker Conway established an overall governance structure, consisting of four committees, to oversee computing on campus. That stucture was revamped in 1988 and has had subsequent updates.

Extent

0.896 linear feet (3 containers)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

On the recommendation of the Committee to Study the Role of Computers at the College and the Faculty Council, in 1983 Smith President Jill Ker Conway established an overall governance structure, consisting of four committees, for computing on campus. That stucture was revamped in 1988 and has subsequently been updated. These records include materials on the formation of the governance structure and its subsequent iterations, minutes of the Academic Computing committee, as well as files on security monitering of the Computing Center and student worker applications and lists.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown

Title
Finding aid to Academic Computing Center records
Status
Minimum Finding Aid (Completed)
Author
Ellice Yasner Amanna
Date
2020-03-02
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2020-03-05: Containers, description, barcodes added and finding aid created to current standards

Repository Details

Part of the Smith College Archives Repository

Contact:
Neilson Library
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