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Collection — Box: 1
Overview 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).
Overview 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.
Overview Playwright. Typescripts of plays, some with explanatory notes.
Overview 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: 1983 - 2007
Overview The collection contains the newsletters, newspaper clippings, notes, forms, and correspondence of the Abortion and Birth Control Committee, a pre-Roe v. Wade committee associated with Valley Women's Center.
Overview 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).
Overview 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: 1986 - 2007
Overview 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: 1966 - 1986
Overview 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: 1880 - 2014
Overview 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: 2008 - 2009
Overview 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: 1897 - 1998
Overview 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: 1917-2005; Majority of material found within 1917-2003
Overview These papers contain memorabilia and correspondence between Addie Genevieve Stockwell, Class of 1912, and her family and friends.
Dates: 1904 - 1937
Overview Instructor of English, poet. Contains biographical material, correspondence, and publications.
Dates: 1913 - 1977
Collection — Box: 1
Overview 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).
Overview Administrative Offices records include pamphlets, office files, exams, reports, meeting minutes.
Dates: 1875 - 2019
Overview 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: 1936 - 1979
Overview 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: 1964 - 2016
Overview 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 West,...
Dates: 1897 - 1993
Overview Professor of History and poet. Contains biographical material, correspondence, poetry, photographs, publications and tributes.
Dates: 1897 - 1946; Majority of material found within 1900-1923
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview 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. [NOTE: The contents list for this collection is not online. Contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you would like one sent to...
Collection — Box: 1
Overview 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.
Overview Comprised of correspondence, reports, research notes, surveys, audiovisual materials, and newspaper clippings from the papers of Aileen C. Hernandez, activist and civic leader. These papers document the life of Aileen C. Hernandez, activist and civic leader.
Dates: 1926 - 2014
Overview 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: 1960 - 2018
Overview Professor of Botany and Director of the Smith College Genetics Experiment Station. Contains publications and manuscripts of seminars and talks.
Dates: 1904 - 1979
Overview 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.
Overview 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: 1955 - 2017
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: 1890 - 1960
Found in: Mortimer Rare Book Collection
Overview Professor of Fine Arts. Collection contains biographical material, correspondence, material related to museum and art collecting, publications, and teaching materials.
Dates: 1828 - 1965
Overview Alfred Young Fisher was an English professor at Smith College from 1937-1967. He was known in academic circles for his study of James Joyce. His papers include manuscripts of short stories, poems, scholarly studies, proposed movie scripts, extensive notes, journals and diaries, galley proofs, letters and audio tapes.
Dates: 1903 - 1970
Found in: Mortimer Rare Book Collection
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 797
- Smith College Archives 426
- Mortimer Rare Book Collection 128
- correspondence 605
- Photographs. 447
- clippings 343
- memorabilia 253
- Writings 247
- articles 244
- Audiotapes 202
- reports 184
- notes 174
- books 171
- diaries 147
- pamphlets 145
- Speeches. 139
- financial records 133
- Publications 132
- Videotapes 130
- Computer media 128
- scrapbooks 127
- Electronic records 125
- newsletters 122 ∧ less
- Smith College - Faculty. 53
- Smith College. 36
- Smith College--Students--History--Sources 35
- Smith College -- Alumni and alumnae. 26
- Smith College -- Students -- Correspondence 26
- Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966 19
- Steinem, Gloria 18
- YWCA of the U.S.A. 17
- Smith College--History--Sources 15
- Smith College. Office of President. 15
- Smith College -- Students 14
- Planned Parenthood Federation of America 13
- Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A--History 13
- Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 10
- Plath, Sylvia 10
- Smith College School for Social Work--History--Sources 9
- Grierson, Margaret Storrs 8
- National Organization for Women -- History 8
- SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective 8
- International Planned Parenthood Federation 7 ∧ less