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A Woman's Legacy: Five Women Who Made a Difference oral history series

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SSC-MS-00533
Abstract

Series of oral histories of four notable women: Belva Davis, journalist; Bernice Hemphill, bio-analyist; Marian Cleeves Diamond, scientist; Mary Lanigar, accountant; and Sandra Day O'Connor, supreme court justice. Published by Women's Forum West Legacy Foundation (San Francisco, Calif, 2004).

Dates of Materials: 1998-2003

Abby Morton Diaz papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00048
Abstract

Author, Suffragist, Social reformer. The Abby Morton Diaz Papers include biographical articles; articles and pamphlets written by Diaz; photographs; suffrage leaflets; reports of the Women's Educational and Industrial Union; miscellaneous pamphlets; and a book that includes a speech by Diaz.

Dates of Materials: 1879-1900

Abby Shute Merchant papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00102
Abstract

Playwright. Typescripts of plays, some with explanatory notes.

Dates of Materials: 1912-1940

Abe Louise Young papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00399
Abstract

Abe Louise Young is a poet, activist, Sophia Smith Scholar in Poetry, and a founder of the Poetry Center at Smith College. Collection contains correspondence; diaries; poetry and writings; passport; flyers, brochures and newsletters pertaining to the women's movement and lesbian activism; and miscellaneous printed material, memorabilia, and photographs. A typescript of an interview with Elizabeth Alexander, first director of the Smith Poetry Center, is also included.

Dates of Materials: 1973 - 2016

Abortion and Birth Control Committee records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00786
Abstract

The Abortion and Birth Control Committee was a pre-Roe v. Wade committee associated with Valley Women's Center in Western Massachusetts that attempted to connect people with reproductive health services when such services were difficult to obtain. The collection contains the newsletters, newspaper clippings, notes, forms, and correspondence of the Committee.

Dates of Materials: 1969-1974

Abortion collection

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00428
Abstract

Primarily printed materials, plus legislative records, memorabilia, and audiovisual materials documenting the efforts of both the pro-life and pro-choice movements. The Legal status section documents specific court cases, with an emphasis on the Roe v. Wade case (1973). Organizations represented include the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL) and the Women's National Abortion Action Coalition (WONAAC).

Dates of Materials: 1936-2005

Abortion Rights Fund of Western Massachusetts records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00331
Abstract

The Abortion Rights Fund of Western Massachusetts is a volunteer group that generates donations from individuals and foundations to make loans to low-income women seeking abortions. The group also works to increase public awareness of curbs on freedom of choice. The papers include organization records, including financial material, conference materials, correspondence, fundraising material, publications, and other printed material.

Dates of Materials: 1986 - 2007

Academic Computing Center records

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Identifier: CA-MS-01051
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...
Dates of Materials: 1966 - 1986

Academic Departments records

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Identifier: CA-MS-01010
Abstract

The collection contains papers of academic departments, including Interdepartmental, Sciences, Languagem, Colloquiu, and Social Sciences. The collection has publications, syllabuses, source notes, department records and memos, photographs, and material on departmental clubs.

Dates of Materials: 1880 - 2014

Activist Life Oral History Project oral histories

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00641
Abstract

A collection of life histories of women who have dedicated their lives to social and political activism. Fifteen interviews, conducted by Smith College students, document both the diversity and the persistence of women's activism, as organizers and as cultural workers, in a variety of social movements such as women's health, economic justice, LGBT liberation, peace, education, and environmental sustainability.

Dates of Materials: 2008 - 2009

Ada Comstock Scholars Program records

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Identifier: CA-MS-01052
Abstract

The Ada Comstock Scholars Program enables women of nontraditional college age to complete a bachelor of arts degree at Smith College. The collection consists of individual student files for Ada Comstock Scholars as well as records of the program, student and alumni events, and related committees.

Dates of Materials: 1922 - 2005

Ada Louise Comstock papers

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Identifier: CA-MS-00015
Abstract

Acting President of Smith College, Dean of the College of Smith College, Professor of English at Smith College, and President of Radcliffe College. Contains biographical material, correspondence, materials related to professional and volunteer work, and photographs.

Dates of Materials: 1897 - 1998

Adaline Pendleton Satterthwaite papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00519
Abstract

Physician; Birth control advocate. The papers include extensive correspondence, diaries, medical records and reports, photographs, writings, and subject files pertaining to Satterthwaite's career as a physican, birth control pioneer, and internationally renowned expert in family planning. The collection is rich in materials documenting Satterthwaite's work in family planning in Puerto Rico, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and China.

Dates of Materials: 1917-2005; Majority of material found within 1917-2003

Addie Genevieve Stockwell papers

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Identifier: CA-MS-00316
Abstract

These papers contain memorabilia and correspondence between Addie Genevieve Stockwell, Class of 1912, and her family and friends.

Dates of Materials: 1904 - 1937

Adelaide Crapsey Papers

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Identifier: CA-MS-00050
Abstract

Instructor of English, poet. Contains biographical material, correspondence, and publications.

Dates of Materials: 1913 - 1977

Adelaide Wellington Houghton diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SSC-MS-00290
Abstract

Homemaker. Privately printed diary doumenting her life during the period her husband was in public service, first in Congress, then as U.S. ambassador to Berlin (1922-25) and to London (1925-29), and his return to Washington (1929-41).

Dates of Materials: 1925-1929

Administrative Offices records

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Identifier: CA-MS-01005
Abstract

Administrative Offices records include pamphlets, office files, exams, reports, meeting minutes.

Dates of Materials: 1875 - 2019

Adrienne Auerswald papers

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Identifier: CA-MS-00376
Abstract

Adrienne Aurswald entered the music program at Smith College in 1939 and graduated in 1943. She returned to Smith to teach in 1957. In 1962, Auerswald earned her Master's degree and became a faculty member. The collection contains her photograph albums and memorabilia books from her time as a Smith College student as well as committee files from when she was a faculty memeber.

Dates of Materials: 1936 - 1979

Adrienne Germain papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00778
Abstract

The Adrienne Germain papers contain the working papers of Adrienne Germain, a champion for women's health and human rights in low-income countries, including essays, research materials, and correspondence related to her work with the Ford Foundation and the International Women's Health Coalition.

Dates of Materials: 1964 - 2016

Agnes de Mille papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00046
Abstract Agnes de Mille was a dancer and choreographer. The first woman to choreograph on Broadway, Agnes de Mille was an innovator who combined American folk dances with American music and transformed the world of musical comedy forever. Papers include writings, extensive family correspondence, photographs, research notes for two autobiographies, and memorabilia. Correspondence describes her life and activities in great detail and discusses many notable people including Cecil B. de Mille, Rebecca...
Dates of Materials: 1897 - 1993

Agnes Hunt Papers

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Identifier: CA-MS-00155
Abstract

Professor of History and poet. Contains biographical material, correspondence, poetry, photographs, publications and tributes.

Dates of Materials: 1897 - 1946; Majority of material found within 1900-1923

Agnes Lauga papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00577
Abstract

Social worker; Social work administrator and educator. The papers include correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, writings by Lauga and others, teaching materials, and other documents related to Lauga's teaching and administrative work at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine and her involvement in the Alumnae Association of the Smith College School for Social Work.

Dates of Materials: 1940-1989

Agnes Morgenthau Newborg papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SSC-MS-00107
Abstract

Woman's club leader; Suffragist. Collection contains correspondence pertaining to suffrage activities from nine women to Agnes Morgenthau, circa 1914: Mary Austin, Belle da Costa Greene, Beatrice Forbes- Robertson Hale, Marie Jenney Howe, Gertrude Kingston, Fola LaFollette, Alice Duer Miller, Marie Tempest, and Vira Boarman Whitehouse. There is also a photograph and suffrage poems by Alice Duer Miller.

Dates of Materials: 1914-1933

Aileen C. Hernandez papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00730
Abstract Aileen C. Hernandez (1926-2017) was a Black feminist known for her roles as an original Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and as the second president of the National Organization for Women (NOW). She was an active member of more than 100 activist and community-based organizations concerned with racial justice, women’s equality, economic equity, fair housing, education, and other social issues. The Aileen C. Hernandez papers document decades of activism by a...
Dates of Materials: 1926 - 2014

Alan Guttmacher Institute records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00720
Abstract The Alan Guttmacher Institute is a birth control research and advocacy organization; fields of study include abortion, contraception, HIV and STI's, pregnancy and teenage sexual health research. As the Guttmacher Institute website states, 'Good reproductive health policy starts with credible research'; indeed, the Institute's records provide accurate and accessible research from a wide range of sexual and reproductive health fields. Records include reports, data, publications, administrative...
Dates of Materials: 1960 - 2018

Albert Francis Blakeslee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-00039
Abstract

Professor of Botany and Director of the Smith College Genetics Experiment Station. Contains publications and manuscripts of seminars and talks.

Dates of Materials: 1904 - 1979

Alene Stern Erlanger papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00056
Abstract

Dog trainer and breeder. Small collection of material from Erlanger's work with war dogs during World War II, including correspondence, photographs, citations, and books on dog training.

Dates of Materials: 1942-1969

Alexander C. Sanger papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00654
Abstract

The Alexander C. Sanger papers document Alexander Sanger's work as President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of New York City, and his involvement in Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the International Planned Parenthood Federation, and the general struggle for reproductive rights in the U.S. and abroad. The collection also includes materials related to the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation Program for Commissioning Women in the Performing Arts, founded by Alexander Sanger in 2013.

Dates of Materials: 1948 - 2021

Alfred Jerome Brown bookplate collection

 Collection
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00021
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of virtually all of Edwin Davis French's bookplates in various conditions, many autographed by him, and some of his copperplates. Also included are bookplates of other engravers, some autographed.

Dates of Materials: 1890 - 1960

Alfred Moran collection of Planned Parenthood of New York City records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00827
Abstract

Alfred F. Moran served as chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood of New York City (PPNYC) from 1966 until 1989. The materials include meeting minutes, Planned Parenthood clinic statistics, reports and studies on reproductive services and health, redacted patient forms, and training, policy, and procedure documents.

Dates of Materials: 1960 - 1980