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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).
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.
Agnes de Mille papers
Aileen C. Hernandez papers
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.
Alice Mayer Stetten papers
Alice O. Howell papers
Teacher; Author; Astrologer. Collection includes personal papers and materials pertaining to Howell's career as an astrologer and teacher and practitioner of Jungian cosmology/psychology: a lengthy oral history; teaching materials; diaries; writings; correspondence; publicity materials; subject files; and memorabilia.
Alice Weld Tallant papers
Physician, Settlement house worker, Relief worker, World War I. Small collection related to Tallant's medical career at Joy Settlement and St. Martha's House, Philadelphia, and in France during World War I.
All Volunteer Escort Service for the Summit Women's Center records
Abortion rights advocacy group. Videotapes, photographs, and memorabilia documenting the anti-abortion protestors who formed around the Summit Medical Center, an abortion clinic in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Also contains court documents pertaining to a federal suit filed against some protestors.
American Association of University Women. Connecticut Valley Branch records
Collegiate association. The records document the organization's history, administration, committee activities, membership, and promotional activities. Materials include reports, brochures, correspondence, and printed materials.
American Association of University Women records
Women's collegiate association. Collection conisists primarily of printed material relating to the organization and its Boston and Los Angeles branches.
American Council of Railroad Women records
An organization of women holding supervisory positions in railroad personnel and service. The records provide insight into the attitudes and motivations of a group of professional women organized for their mutual benefit at a time when most women had "jobs" rather than "careers." Material includes correspondence, minutes, reports, publications, photographs, scrapbooks, and other material which document its history and activities from its founding until 1977.
Ames family papers
Ann Hartman papers
Anna Moscowitz Kross papers
Anna Moscowitz Kross was a lawyer, judge, New York City Department of Corrections Commissioner, and social reformer. The bulk of the collection covers Kross's career as the Commissioner of Correction. Writings, speeches, and taped interviews reflect Kross's efforts to institute major reforms focusing on education and social rehabilitation for women prisoners. Correspondents include Constance Baker Motley and Eleanor Roosevelt.
Anne Burlak Timpson papers
Anne Morrow Lindbergh papers
Ausonia Club records
Women's club. The records relate primarily to the club's mission of preserving Italian traditions in America, offering support to newly arrived women immigrants, and promoting an interest in Italian language and culture among the citizenry of Northampton, Massachusetts.
Azalia Emma Peet papers
Missionary and teacher. The Azalia Peet papers consist of photographs, correspondence, memorabilia, and speeches. Of particular interest in the collection diaries and letters written by Peet from Japan, and from the Japanese American internment camps in the United States during World War II. Her early diaries reflect her home life and her personal struggle to come to terms with her vocation.
Bertha Capen Reynolds papers
Social worker and professor. Reynolds' professional career is well documented, including her years as associate director of the Smith College School for Social Work; as case supervisor at National Maritime Union; and as a teacher of social work. She also published numerous texts on the practice of social work. Material includes correspondence, published and unpublished writings, lectures, oral histories, and memorabilia.
Bessie Boies Cotton papers
This collection consists of biographical material on both famous and lesser-known women and men. For the most part, there is only a small amount of material on each individual. Materials typically include published and unpublished biographical sketches, books, correspondence, diaries, genealogies, photographs, and published and unpublished writings.
Black Women's Health Imperative records
B'Not Esh records
The records contain notes, writings by B'Not Esh members, digital photographs, and memorabilia.
Bodman family papers
Brewster family papers
Traveler, author, English teacher, Smith graduate, and librarian. Papers are primarily those of Anna Gertrude Brewster and Mary Kate Brewster. Both sisters were devoted to theatre, particularly to the Academy of Music in Northampton. They also wrote several books and plays, some of which were published. Material documents world travel, and includes scrapbooks, photographs, diaries, correspondence, and the Brewster children's family newspaper.
Bulkley-Shelland family papers
The Bulkley-Shelland Family papers primarily includes material relating to Annie Dorothy Trickey, James Shelland, and Julia Ellen Bulkley. The collection contains family history, correspondence, photographs, lectures, travel diaries, and Julia Bulkley's high school scrapbook.
Bush-Brown family papers
Includes papers of sculptor Henry Kirke Brown; his nephew, sculptor Henry Kirke Bush-Brown; his wife, painter Margaret Lesley Bush-Brown); their daughter, artist Lydia Bush-Brown Head; and sons, Harold Bush-Brown and James Bush-Brown.
Camp Bonnie Brae records
Camp for girls. Records document camp activities and include photographs; administrative records from the camps founding in 1919 through 2007, including correspondence, reports, minutes, financial information, information about staff, songbooks, publicity materials, and publications; and as well as files pertaining to buildings and grounds.
Carmen Vázquez papers
Lesbian activist. The Carmen Vázquez Papers document Vazquez's activism for gay and lesbian rights; they include materials pertaining to gay and lesbian health issues, as well as Vazquez's interest and involvement in broader issues of race and class. The collection includes diaries, correspondence, biographical information, an interview, photographs, memorabilia, writings speeches.
- Subject: memorabilia X
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 252
- Smith College Archives 2
- correspondence 231
- photographs 204
- clippings 143
- Writings 114
- Audiotapes 80
- scrapbooks 78
- diaries 77
- articles 73
- Books 67
- Speeches. 62
- reports 62
- Financial records 58
- Videotapes 55
- Notes 54
- Pamphlets 50
- Manuscripts 44
- Minutes 42
- Newsletters 42
- Publications 40 + ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 9
- French 7
- German 3
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Hungarian 1
- Japanese 1
- Portuguese 1 + ∧ less
- Smith College -- Students 25
- Young Women’s Christian Association of the U.S.A. 12
- Steinem, Gloria 7
- Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962--Correspondence 5
- Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966 5
- Smith College. School for Social Work 5
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 5
- Abzug, Bella S., 1920-1998 4
- Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 4
- American Birth Control League 4
- Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950 4
- Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 4
- International Planned Parenthood Federation 4
- Planned Parenthood Federation of America 4
- Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935 4
- Women's International League for Peace and Freedom 4
- Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 3
- Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906--Correspondence 3
- Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 3
- Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958--Correspondence 3 + ∧ less