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Overview Pacifist; Suffragist; Civic leader; International relations specialist. This small collection of Vera Beggs' papers includes extensive correspondence to and from Carrie Chapman Catt describing women's rights and peace activism and organizations.
Overview Professor of Music. Collection contains biographical material, research notes, correspondence, and songs.
Dates: 1810 - 1999
Overview Prints from an exhibit which featured plant portraits created by Victoria I and Lillian Nicholson Meyer for Jashemski’s book A Pompeian Herbal. The illustrations portray medicinal plants identified in the excavations and those that still grow in the area today. The text, adapted from the book, documents the varied ways both the ancient Romans and the modern Pompeians have used these plants.
Dates: approximately 1999
Overview Professor of English. Contains photographs, letters, clippings, and published academic work.
Dates: 1919 - 1944
Overview Professor, English; Founder, College Settlements Association; Settlement house worker; Pacifist; Religious writer; and Social reformer. Papers consist of printed material, writings, photographs, and correspondence. Including letters to Margaret Storrs Grierson, Smith College Archivist and Director of the Sophia Smith Collection. Journals include her College Settlement Association notebook; six journals containing the original draft of her autobiography as well as personal reflections; and three...
Overview Collection documents efforts to draw attention to and provide resources and support for women victimized by violence. Topics include domestic violence, pornography, rape and sexual assault, shelters, counseling services, and legal support for victims. Materials include creative writing and personal stories, national legislation, reports, newsletters, and a variety of printed material.
Overview Catholic nun; Lesbian activist; AIDS activist; National Gay and Lesbian Task Force director. Correspondence, reports, news coverage, speeches and speech notes, financial records, and photographs. The papers particularly well document the burgeoning AIDS crisis of the 1980s and the political response. The papers also show well how the Gay and Lesbian Movement grew over time and gained wider acceptance as personified by this one woman's rise in relative political power from the State House in...
Dates: 1940 - 2012
Overview The Virginia Corwin papers contain materials related to her career at Smith College as professor of religion, class notes from her graduate work at Yale University and research notes and preliminary drafts for a book on modern Hinduism.
Dates: 1930 - 1996
Overview International organization. Records of officers, Board of Trustees and directors, and annual meetings make up approximately half of the collection. Correspondence and memoranda are extensive. The other half consists of files of various committees, including the Project Grants Committee, whose members screen grant applications and semi-annually recommend the most promising ones to the Board of Trustees and directors for funding. Records of the Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF)...
Dates: 1969 - 2012
Overview Virginia Heim George was a YWCA executive, YWCA overseas secretary, and USO official. Most material in the George papers pertains to her foreign secretary work in South America and Czechoslovakia and her USO work in the Caribbean. Personal letters and travel diaries include descriptions of life in Brazil and the Caribbean and in post-war Czechoslovakia and West Germany. Material also includes speeches, clippings and photographs.
Dates: 1925 - 1981
Overview Virginia White was a senior chemistry laboratory instructor at Smith College. Her papers consist of primarily professional materials including Chemistry lab photographs, class notebooks and publications.
Dates: 1940 - 1999
Overview Influential English writer best remembered for her innovative stream-of-consciousness novels. Papers include correspondence, reading notes, drafts of essays and short stories, corrected page proofs of novels and collected essays, printed ephemera, and photographs.
Overview Vivion Lenon Brewer was a co-founder of Women's Emergency Committee to Open Our Schools, a volunteer, banker, and lawyer. A native of Arkansas, Vivion Brewer was an advocate of civil rights and integration and also participated in several women's organizations. This collection sheds some light on her personal and professional life, as well as offering insight into larger questions about the motives and experiences of white Southerners who opposed racism and segregation. Materials include...
Dates: 1947 - 2004
Overview The first career center at Smith began as the Teachers Registration Bureau. It has gone through many iterations since this time and currently holds the title of the Lazarus Center for Career Development. The collection is comprised of general office records, fellowship records, recommendations to/for individual students, World War II service opportunity referrals, and Vocational Committee Board of Counselors surveys, questionnaires, and notes.
Dates: 1879 - 1981
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview This collection is primarily comprised of the creative output created by participants, incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women of Western Massachusetts, of the on-going Voices from Inside program, a volunteer organization which holds poetry workshops, publishes anthologies, holds public readings, and generally seeks to give voice to women who are or have been within the criminal justice system through the poetry they create.
Overview Oral Histories of 182 American homemakers (172 audio tapes and 182 transcripts).
Dates: 1981 - 1985
Overview Oral History Project documenting the persistence and diversity of organizing for women in the United States. Narrators include labor, peace, and anti-racism activists; artists and writers; lesbian rights advocates; grassroots anti-violence and anti-poverty organizers; and women of color reproductive justice leaders. Interviews cover childhood, personal life, and political work. Most oral histories consist of audiovisual recordings and transcripts, plus some background information.
Overview Abortion rights advocacy group. Records contain correspondence, photographs, fundraieing and public relations materials, reports, conference materials, printed materials, and audiovisual materials. Records document the organization's mission to preserve abortion rights by way of media campaigns and endorsing pro-choice candidates for political office.
Dates: 1977-2002 (ongoing)
Overview Walter Morris Hale was professor emeritus of government and Afro-American studies at Smith College until his death in 2006. His papers include personal and professional materials including lecture notes, class syllabi, publications, photographs, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1949 - 2009
Overview These records contain correspondence, reports, news articles, publications, and photographs, related to the service of Smith College students in World War I.
Dates: 1881 - 2011
Overview Philanthropic foundation. Records consist primarily of correspondence with Ellen Watumull, Margaret Sanger, Shrimati Dhanvanthi Rama Rau, and others about birth control, particularly in India. There is also material documenting the Planned Parenthood meeting in 1969 and the Planned Parenthood Center of Los Angeles. Included are miscellaneous materials about Margaret Sanger and birth control.
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
Overview Mary Wead was a U.S. Sanitary Commission volunteer during the Civil War and Eunice Wead was a Smith College librarian in the early 20th century. The Wead Family papers consist primarily of correspondence to and from Mary Wead in the course of her work with the U.S. Sanitary Commission during the Civil War. Correspondents with both Mary and Eunice Wead include Louisa Lee Schuyler, leader in 19th century welfare work; author Amy Lowell; and Letitia Campbell of the Freedman's Union Commission....
Dates: 1860 - 1936
Overview Weaving Voices is a Smith student activist organization that started in 2002. The records contain material related to the organizing of these activists on campus and include oral histories recorded in 2014.
Dates: 2002 - 2019
Collection — Box: 1
Overview The Art Laboratory is the print shop at Wesleyan University, where since 1943 more than 70 publications have been produced by graphics arts students. The collection consists of books and ephemera printed at the Laboratory.
Dates: 1959 - 1977
Overview The vast majority of the collection is correspondence, documenting the courtship and marriage of Grace Weston Allen and Walter Allen. The collection includes letters exchanged between Grace and Walter before and after their marriage and from other family members to Allen during his service as paymaster in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War. Also included are a published version of the Weston-Allen letters: Ten Years A-Courting: Letters of Walter Allen and Grace Weston,...
Dates: 1848-1985; Majority of material found within 1848-1868
Scope and Contents The collection contains sixteen brief interviews with participants in the Women's Marches on January 21, 2017, the the day after Donald J. Trump's inauguration. Marches took place in Washington, D.C, and across the country. This project, conducted by Annie Hartnett, Kathryn Rogers, and Anne-Charlotte Patterson, hoped to tell the story of why so many women were marching on that day and what they hoped to achieve. The project also aimed to offer a glimpse into what diverse women are...
Dates: 2016 - 2017
Overview Teacher, science; Principal. The papers consist of photographs, biographical material, correspondence pertaining to Williams' tenure as principal of Augustus R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering High School, a scrapbook covering Williams' life from elementary school through high school, a college journal (i.e. reflective essays on various topics), and drafts of speeches. [NOTE: The contents list for this collection is not online. Contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you would like one...
Dates: 1941-2001; Majority of material found within 1941-2001
Overview Professor, economics, writer. Contains articles, speeches, publications, correspondence and photographs.
Dates: 1922 - 1952
Overview The William Allan Neilson personal papers include extensive family material. His letters to his brother and sisters are particularly valuable. Other letters present Neilson's view of life at Bryn Mawr College under M. Carey Thomas, his experiences tutoring Helen Keller at Radcliffe College, and his first impressions of Smith College. The collection also reflects his strong interest in liberal politics. Also included are writings of Elisabeth Muser Neilson and the Muser, Neilson and Allan family...
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 802
- Smith College Archives 469
- Mortimer Rare Book Collection 136
- correspondence 607
- Photographs. 447
- clippings 343
- memorabilia 253
- Writings 247
- articles 244
- Audiotapes 202
- reports 185
- Notes 174
- Books 171
- diaries 148
- Electronic records 147
- Pamphlets 145
- Speeches. 140
- Financial records 133
- Publications 133
- Videotapes 130
- Computer media 128
- scrapbooks 127
- Newsletters 123 ∧ less
- English 1405
- Spanish; Castilian 30
- French 20
- German 13
- Italian 4
- Portuguese 3
- Hungarian 2
- Japanese 2
- Russian 2
- Breton 1
- Danish 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Korean 1
- Norwegian 1
- Polish 1
- Sumerian 1
- Swedish 1 ∧ less
- Smith College - Faculty. 63
- Smith College -- Students 55
- Smith College. 50
- Smith College -- Alumni and alumnae. 31
- Smith College -- Students -- Correspondence 26
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 21
- Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966 19
- Steinem, Gloria 18
- YWCA of the U.S.A. 17
- Smith College. Office of President. 15
- Planned Parenthood Federation of America 13
- Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A 13
- National Organization for Women 11
- Smith College. School for Social Work. 11
- Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 10
- Plath, Sylvia 10
- Grierson, Margaret Storrs 8
- Mortimer Rare Book Collection 8
- SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective 8
- Smith College -- Administration 8 ∧ less