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Smith College School for Social Work records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-01081

Scope and Contents

Materials pertaining to the operation and students of the Smith College School for Social Work; includes student records, office files, and photographs.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 2012-2018

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Materials in the Smith College Archives are open for use, with the following exceptions: "Office Files," files of records created for the use of the administrative unit that created them, are closed to research for a period of 10 years following their creation.

Faculty tenure and promotion files, as well as inactive faculty files are closed permanently. Board of Trustees' records are closed permanently.

Minutes of the Faculty Council are closed to all except current Smith College Faculty for a period of 75 years following their creation.

Student academic records, student disciplinary records, and all records containing FERPA-covered student information are closed during the lifetime of the student. Student records created 100 years or more ago are assumed to be about deceased students.

In all cases, the College Archives will continue to provide public access to materials that were intended to be public at the time of their creation (press releases, publications, etc.)

Conditions Governing Access

Until we move into New Neilson in early 2021, collections are stored in multiple locations and may take up to 48 hours to retrieve. Researchers are strongly encouraged to contact Special Collections (specialcollections@smith.edu) at least a week in advance of any planned visits so that boxes may be retrieved for them in a timely manner.

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.

Extent

.75 linear feet (1 letter document box and 1 half letter document box)

1 website

Overview

Materials pertaining to the operation and students of the Smith College School for Social Work; includes student records, office files, and photographs.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the School for Social Work, Office of Academic Services (Registrar's Office)

Related Materials

See also Graduate Work records.
Title
Finding aid to the Smith College School for Social Work records
Date
2019 February 1
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • 2019-05: Archived website added

Repository Details

Part of the Smith College Archives Repository

Contact:
Young Library
4 Tyler Drive
Northampton MA 01063