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Buildings records

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Identifier: CA-MS-00104
Overview The Buildings records focus on the College's buildings, both extant and demolished. This collection interprets the term "building" loosely, and includes information not only about the buildings themselves, but also about what occurred / occurs in the buildings, especially where student residences are concerned. Much of Smith College student life is and has long been centered in the residential houses, and so a buildings file may contain annual group photographs of house residents, student...

Cambridge School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture records

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Identifier: CA-MS-00078
Overview Educational institution developed in association with Harvard University, and later affiliated with Smith College, as a Graduate School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. Contains Alumnae Bulletins, sketches, bookplates, certificates, brochures, correspondence, examinations, photographs, reports, slides, and information on student careers.

Christmas records

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Identifier: CA-MS-00111
Overview Since 1900, Christmas at Smith College has involved the sending of cards, the singing of carols, and the annual Vespers. Smith College's Christmas Vespers have allowed religious and non-religious students alike to come together and appreciate the music and spirit of the holiday season for over one hundred years. Materials include cards, programs, clippings, and photographs.

Dances and Recreation records

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Identifier: CA-MS-00109
Overview The files contain mostly photographs, dance cards and invitations. Some photographs can tell their own story such as with the "Superdance USA" of 1981, with its succession of 4 photographs. Information about the Supper Dance can be derived from the many press releases about the event.

Department of Astronomy records

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Identifier: CA-MS-00072
Overview The collection contains papers related to the Smith College Astronomy Department. Founded in 1887 with the building of a new observatory and with Mary E. Byrd as Director, it became part of the Five College Astronomy Department starting in 1960. Records include a history of the department, booklets, course and faculty information, diagrams, account books, notebooks and photographs of astronomical observations, information on observatory instruments, correspondence, and notes and photographs...

Department of Biological Sciences records

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Identifier: CA-MS-00075
Overview Records include information regarding committees, courses, exams, department memos, minutes from department meetings, as well as information and publicity regarding lectures and symposiums sponsored by the department. There is also information regarding the Sigma Xi Society and the H.H. Wilder Collection.

Department of Botany Records

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Identifier: CA-MS-00082
Overview Records include the department's course offerings, history, events, finances and faculty. Types of materials include typescripts, annual reports, press releases, syllabi, photographs, financial ledgers, published papers, journals, correspondence, and meeting minutes (restricted).

Department of English Records

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Identifier: CA-MS-00106
Overview The Department of English records contain materials describing the history and work of the department. Types of materials include course syllabi, correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, photographs, handbooks, and assorted typescripts and fliers. Meeting minutes provide a look at the administration of the department, while the scope of the academic material can be discovered through the numerous syllabi.

Department of Music Records

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Identifier: CA-MS-00084
Overview Records contain information regarding the history of the program, booklets, course information, department minutes, office files, faculty files, Smith College concerts and recitals and the New Valley Music Press, the only university press in the country devoted to the publication of modern American music.

Distinguished Visitors Files

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Identifier: CA-MS-00005
Overview Contains correspondence, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, press releases and photographs about distinguished visitors to Smith College.

Helen Paull Kirkpatrick papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00103
Overview Helen Paull Kirkpatrick was a journalist. Her papers include extensive correspondence to her family while serving as a foreign correspondent in Europe. Included are her views of Europe just before the outbreak of World War II; the air raids in London; Allied Headquarters in North Africa; campaigns in Algiers, Italy, and Corsica; the armistice in Paris; post-war Germany and Europe; the Nuremberg Trials; and the Council of Foreign Ministers in Moscow. Notable correspondents include Adlai...

Smith College Archives artifacts collection

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Identifier: CA-MS-01118
Overview The College Archives is home to over six hundred artifacts which supplement the documentary and photographic history of Smith College. The Artifacts Collection includes Smith College, class, and club pins and jewelry, Reunion paraphernalia, house banners and t-shirts, samples of the Smith Wedgwood china, Smith College Relief Unit mementos, souvenirs from special events, and countless other objects.

Special Days records

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Identifier: CA-MS-00110
Overview The records of the Special Days vary in their coverage of events. For some special days the only recognition of its existence is the presence of the folders. However, other folders contain records of the special day's beginnings on campus. The Valentine's Day and Thanksgiving Day folders contain information about past celebrations with newspaper clippings and reports, photographs, and memorabilia.

WAVES files

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Identifier: CA-MS-00007
Overview Records of the WAVES, Smith College's unit of of the women's Naval Reserve. These files contain books, broadcasts, correspondence, printed materials, press releases, newspaper clippings, memoranda, notes and photographs.