Showing Collections: 1 - 15 of 15
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...
Dates: 1825 - 2017
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.
Dates: 1916 - 1998
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.
Dates: 1900 - 1991
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.
Dates: 1881 - 1990
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...
Dates: 1847 - 1996
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.
Dates: 1901 - 2001
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).
Dates: 1892 - 1968
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.
Dates: 1880 - 2001
Overview Music has been taught at Smith since its opening in 1875 and, since 1880, musical clubs have had a presence in the Smith community, including the Noteables, Chamber Singers, the All-Smith Choir, Class Choirs, the Smith College Oratorio Chorus, Chamber Orchestra, String Orchestra Symphony Orchestra, the Smith-Amherst Orchestra, the training Orchestra and the Smiffenpoofs. The collection contain information regarding the history of the program, booklets, course information, department minutes,...
Dates: 1876 - 2015
Overview The first psychology course was offered at Smith College in the fall of 1878. These records contain information about the Smith College Department of Psychology's history, academic courses, including syllabi and examinations, and finances. Also included is information on events sponsored by the department and the students' Psychology Club. Types of materials include typescripts, photographs, and news clippings.
Dates: 1888 - 2006
Overview Contains correspondence, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, press releases and photographs about distinguished visitors to Smith College.
Dates: 1850 - 1998
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...
Dates: 1930 - 1998
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.
Dates: 1873 - 2014
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.
Dates: 1880 - 2002
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.
Dates: 1939-1996; Majority of material found within 1942-1945
- Names: Smith College--History--Sources X
- Smith College Archives 14
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 1
- Women college students--Massachusetts--Northampton--Social life and customs. 2
- Afternoon teas--Massachusetts--Northampton. 1
- Architecture--Study and teaching (Higher)--Massachusetts --Cambridge. 1
- Astronomy--Study and teaching (Higher)--Massachusetts 1
- Astronomy--Study and teaching (Higher)--Massachusetts--Northampton. 1
- Ballroom dancing--Massachusetts--Northampton. 1
- Biology--Study and teaching (Higher)--Massachusetts --Northampton. 1
- Botany--Study and teaching (Higher)--Massachusetts--Northampton. 1
- Christmas cards--Massachusetts--Northampton. 1
- Christmas--Massachusetts--Northampton. 1
- English literature--Study and teaching (Higher)--Massachusetts--Northampton. 1
- Journalists 1
- Landscape architecture--Study and teaching (Higher --Massachusetts--Cambridge. 1
- Music--Instruction and study--Massachusetts 1
- Naval history--Massachusetts--Northampton. 1
- Photographs. 1
- Psychology--Study and teaching (Higher)--Massachusetts --Amherst. 1
- Recreation--Massachusetts--Northampton. 1
- Smith College--Artifacts. 1
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