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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Overview These papers contain memorabilia and correspondence between Addie Genevieve Stockwell, Class of 1912, and her family and friends.
Overview Instructor of English, poet. Contains biographical material, correspondence, and publications.
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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.
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.
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.
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,...
Overview Professor of History and poet. Contains biographical material, correspondence, poetry, photographs, publications and tributes.
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...
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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.
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...
Overview Professor of Botany and Director of the Smith College Genetics Experiment Station. Contains publications and manuscripts of seminars and talks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Found in: Mortimer Rare Book Collection
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 797
- Smith College Archives 351
- Mortimer Rare Book Collection 121
- correspondence 602
- Photographs. 447
- clippings 343
- memorabilia 254
- writings 247
- articles 242
- Audiotapes 203
- reports 185
- notes 174
- books 171
- diaries 147
- pamphlets 145
- Speeches. 137
- financial records 134
- Publications 131
- Videotapes 130
- Computer media 127
- scrapbooks 126
- newsletters 123
- Minutes 109 ∧ less
- Smith College - Faculty. 53
- Smith College. 36
- Smith College--Students--History--Sources 35
- Smith College -- Students -- Correspondence 26
- Smith College -- Alumni and alumnae. 25
- Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966 19
- Steinem, Gloria 18
- YWCA of the U.S.A. 17
- Smith College -- Students 14
- Smith College--History--Sources 14
- Planned Parenthood Federation of America 13
- Smith College. Office of President. 13
- Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A--History 13
- Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 10
- Plath, Sylvia 9
- Smith College School for Social Work--History--Sources 9
- Grierson, Margaret Storrs 8
- National Organization for Women -- History 8
- International Planned Parenthood Federation 7
- SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective 7 ∧ less