Smith College School for Social Work publications
Scope and Contents
The majority of this collection consists of bound journal volumes pertaining to the happenings within, case studies of, announcements of, and writings of the Smith College School for Social Work. These volumes include The School for Social Work Bulletin, The School for Social Work Journal, and Smith College Studies in Social Work. Also included are directories, journals, bulletins, handbooks, and newsletters, as well as websites related to the School.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1918 - 2018
- Smith College. School for Social Work (Organization)
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
Smith College School for Social Work publications started being created in 1919, one year after the formation of the School. Information about a specific periodical can be found under the periodical itself. It is uncertain when the websites were created, but they were first captured in 2019.
202 Volumes (202 volumes)
1.750 linear feet (4 containers)
3 website (3 websites)
Language of Materials
Smith College School for Social Work publications started being created in 1919, one year after the formation of the School. The majority of this collection consists of book volumes pertaining to the happenings within, case studies of, announcements of, and writings of the Smith College School for Social Work. Bound in periodical form, these volumes include The School for Social Work Bulletin, The School for Social Work Journal, and Smith College Studies in Social Work. Also included are directories, journals, bulletins, handbooks, and newsletters, as well as websites related to the School.
The collection is divided into series based on the particular title or type of publication. Volumes are numbered consecutively, as are the few archival boxes. Since receipt of the materials, no re-arrangement within the collection has occurred.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Part of the collection was transferred from the School for Social Work, Office of Academic Services (Registrar's Office), dates unknown. The remaining part (boxed material) is from an unknown source.
In 2021, Madison White, the processing archivist, started to split the Smith College School of Social Work records into several smaller collections based on the offices or departments which had donated the materials. This collection was created as a result.
During the 2021 processing, four boxes of material were transferred from the Graduate Work records. Records were kept in their original order.
- Smith College -- Alumni and alumnae. (Organization)
- Finding aid to the Smith College School of Social Work publications
- Enhanced Finding Aid (Completed)
- Scott Biddle
- 2021 March 5
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- 2019-05: Archived website added
- 2021-03-26: Updated top-level description and published
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