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Weaving Voices records

Identifier: CA-MS-01192

Scope and Contents

The records contain material related to the organizing of activist students on Smith College campus, including sign-up sheets, posters, leaflets/flyers, notes, agendas, and articles. Digital files include 11 audio recordings, plus transcripts for some interviews. The Weaving Voices website was captured in 2019.

Dates of Materials

  • 2002 - 2019


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use according to the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections. Some of the oral histories in this collection have restrictions on access. Please see the notes attached to an individual interview for information about restrictions that apply to it.

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

Weaving Voices is a Smith student activist organization that started in 2002. Some events held by the group include the Monologue Project, Uprooting Classism, and Open Mic Nights.


1.105 linear feet (4 containers)

2.6 Gigabytes (17 digital files)

1 website

Language of Materials



Weaving Voices is a Smith student activist organization that started in 2002. The records contain material related to the organizing of these activists on campus and include oral histories recorded in 2014.


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.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

This collection contains materials received from the donor in digital form that are not currently available online. Please consult with Special Collections staff or email to request access to this digital content.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

While the source of most of the collection is unknown, the oral histories were donated in 2019 by Sarah Arnold, Class of 2019 and member of Weaving Voices.

Finding aid to the Weaving Voices records
Minimum Finding Aid (Completed)
Scott Biddle
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 2019-12-20: Added boxes 1 and 2 and notes, updated extents and dates
  • 2020-05-14: Added agents, access and use notes.
  • 2020-06-24: Added accession 2018-A-0114 (previously under CA-MS-00022)
  • 2020-11-02: Added old digital accession 2016-A- 080

Repository Details

Part of the Smith College Archives Repository

Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063