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A Woman's Legacy: Five Women Who Made a Difference oral history series
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).
Abby Morton Diaz papers
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.
Abby Shute Merchant papers
Playwright. Typescripts of plays, some with explanatory notes.
Abe Louise Young papers
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.
Abortion and Birth Control Committee records
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.
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).
Abortion Rights Fund of Western Massachusetts records
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.
Academic Computing Center records
Academic Departments records
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.
Activist Life Oral History Project oral histories
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.
Ada Comstock Scholars Program records
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.
Ada Louise Comstock papers
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.
Adaline Pendleton Satterthwaite papers
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.
Addie Genevieve Stockwell papers
These papers contain memorabilia and correspondence between Addie Genevieve Stockwell, Class of 1912, and her family and friends.
Adelaide Crapsey Papers
Instructor of English, poet. Contains biographical material, correspondence, and publications.
Adelaide Wellington Houghton diary
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).
Administrative Offices records
Administrative Offices records include pamphlets, office files, exams, reports, meeting minutes.
Adrienne Auerswald papers
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.
Adrienne Germain papers
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.
Agnes de Mille papers
Agnes Hunt Papers
Professor of History and poet. Contains biographical material, correspondence, poetry, photographs, publications and tributes.
Agnes Lauga papers
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.
Agnes Morgenthau Newborg papers
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.
Aileen C. Hernandez papers
Alan Guttmacher Institute records
Albert Francis Blakeslee Papers
Professor of Botany and Director of the Smith College Genetics Experiment Station. Contains publications and manuscripts of seminars and talks.
Alene Stern Erlanger papers
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.
Alexander C. Sanger papers
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.
Alfred Jerome Brown bookplate collection
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.
Alfred Moran collection of Planned Parenthood of New York City records
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.
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 827
- Smith College Archives 482
- Mortimer Rare Book Collection 142
- correspondence 619
- photographs 452
- clippings 346
- memorabilia 254
- Writings 250
- articles 246
- Audiotapes 204
- reports 190
- Notes 176
- Books 170
- Electronic records 156
- diaries 148
- Pamphlets 146
- Speeches. 140
- Financial records 138
- Publications 136
- Videotapes 130
- Computer media 128
- Newsletters 128
- scrapbooks 127 + ∧ less
- English 1448
- Spanish; Castilian 33
- French 21
- German 13
- Italian 4
- Portuguese 3
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 2
- Hungarian 2
- Japanese 2
- Russian 2
- Breton 1
- Chinese 1
- Danish 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Korean 1
- Norwegian 1
- Polish 1
- Sumerian 1
- Swedish 1 + ∧ less
- Smith College -- Students 79
- Smith College--Faculty 75
- Smith College -- Alumni and alumnae. 52
- Smith College. 41
- Smith College Archives 37
- Young Women’s Christian Association of the U.S.A. 32
- Smith College -- Students -- Correspondence 28
- Smith College. School for Social Work 25
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 22
- Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966 19
- Steinem, Gloria 18
- YWCA of the U.S.A. 17
- Planned Parenthood Federation of America 15
- Smith College. Office of President. 15
- National Organization for Women 11
- Plath, Sylvia 11
- Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 10
- Grierson, Margaret Storrs 8
- Ross, Loretta J. 8
- SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective 8 + ∧ less