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Overview Traveler, author, English teacher, Smith graduate, and librarian. Papers are primarily those of Anna Gertrude Brewster and Mary Kate Brewster. Both sisters were devoted to theatre, particularly to the Academy of Music in Northampton. They also wrote several books and plays, some of which were published. Material documents world travel, and includes scrapbooks, photographs, diaries, correspondence, and the Brewster children's family newspaper.
Dates of Materials: 1882-1967
Overview In the 1970s, Brigitte Jordan conducted seminal work in the study of cross-cultural birth practices, including home birth and hospital birth, in the Yucatan and in Holland, Sweden and the United States, resulting in publication of her book Birth in Four Cultures (1983). She taught and conducted research for many years at the university level where her interests focused on the dynamics of change in the medical systems of developing countries. Her papers consist...
Dates of Materials: 1975-2015
Collection — Box: 1
Overview The Brown Family Papers document the personal life of Kate Brown and William T. Brown while living in New York City, on the Jekyll Island estate of the Macys, and in China in the early 20th century.
Dates of Materials: 1917-1935
Overview The collection contains materials on dormitory administration, maps of campus, aerial views of campus, food service, building plans and staff information.
Dates of Materials: 1873 - 2014
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 of Materials: 1825 - 2017
Overview The Bulkley-Shelland Family papers primarily includes material relating to Annie Dorothy Trickey, James Shelland, and Julia Ellen Bulkley. The collection contains family history, correspondence, photographs, lectures, travel diaries, and Julia Bulkley's high school scrapbook.
Dates of Materials: 1864-1961
Overview Includes papers of sculptor Henry Kirke Brown; his nephew, sculptor Henry Kirke Bush-Brown; his wife, painter Margaret Lesley Bush-Brown); their daughter, artist Lydia Bush-Brown Head; and sons, Harold Bush-Brown and James Bush-Brown.
Dates of Materials: 1835-1969
Overview Letters from Thomas Butler and Sarah Denison Butler to their daughter Caroline H. Butler and correspondence between Caroline and her husband Edward Butler between 1817 and 1848. Also included are a few documents related to Edward Butler's commercial activities in China and Singapore.
Dates of Materials: 1817-1848
Found in: Mortimer Rare Book Collection
Overview Health reformer; reproductive rights advocate. Papers document Avery's work as an activist in the field of black women's health and reproductive rights, including clippings, articles, correspondence, financial information, conference materials, speaking engagements, memorabilia, and audiovisual materials. Materials relating to Avery's involvement in the Black Women's Health Imperative are also included.
Dates of Materials: 1951 - 2011
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 of Materials: 1916 - 1998
Overview Camp for girls. Records document camp activities and include photographs; administrative records from the camps founding in 1919 through 2007, including correspondence, reports, minutes, financial information, information about staff, songbooks, publicity materials, and publications; and as well as files pertaining to buildings and grounds.
Dates of Materials: 1917-2007 (ongoing)
Overview Campus Cat was a publication created by Smith students in 1918. Its contents provided information to the campus about going-ons, events, activities, and poked fun at the rituals, trials, and stresses of academia and life on the Smith campus. Material includes most issues of the Campus Cat, press releases and other Campus Cat related publications.
Dates of Materials: 1918 - 1952
Overview The Canadian-American Women's Committee was founded as an international organization with the aim of developing appreciation and cooperation between the two countries through increased knowledge. Records of the American Section and the Connecticut Branch include material on conferences, field study trips, affiliation with the National Council of Women, student exchanges, and administrative records.
Dates of Materials: 1941-1969
Overview Poet and teacher. The papers include manuscripts of poems and stories; correspondence; materials related to writers' conferences and workshops; and Stevenson's book, First the Blade. Correspondence with editors, literary agents, readers, colleagues and friends reveal her personal life and career as a poet and writer.
Dates of Materials: 1916-65
Overview Professor of social work. Germain taught graduate courses that focused on the ecological approach to social work theory and practice. Her subject files are voluminous and contain material on a wide range of topics relevant to the teaching and practice of social work. Material includes biographical information, writings, correspondence, and audio tapes of Germain teaching Ego Psychology. Correspondents include Ann Hartman, Joan Laird, Alex Gitterman, and Anita...
Dates of Materials: 1922 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995
Overview Lesbian activist. The Carmen Vázquez Papers document Vazquez's activism for gay and lesbian rights; they include materials pertaining to gay and lesbian health issues, as well as Vazquez's interest and involvement in broader issues of race and class. The collection includes diaries, correspondence, biographical information, an interview, photographs, memorabilia, writings speeches.
Dates of Materials: 1951 - 2011
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview Farmer; Teacher; Poet; Suffragist. Papers document an unconventional life, from suffrage campaigns of her youth to the artistic output of her later years. Materials related to Maynard's art and her career as a farmer and educator showcase an unusual set of interests and talents. Maynard retained clippings and correspondence from her difficult tenure at a South Carolina reform school. Papers from the Massachusetts Refomatory for Women feature writing assignments completed by inmates. Creative...
Dates of Materials: 1905-2002; Majority of material found in 1910s-50s
Overview Midwife. The Carol Leonard Papers document the general practice of midwifery, the legal status of lay midwifery in the State of New Hampshire, and Leonard's profession as a midwife. Types of materials include correspondence, primarily from Leonard's clients expressing gratittude and describing their experiences and feelings following childbirth; photographs; documentation of her travel to Russia in 1990 to help improve maternity care there; records of Leonard's work towards the legalization and...
Dates of Materials: 1966-2010
Overview Carol Waldron (1925-2007) was a mother of four who divorced her husband, became self-sufficient, and was active in the Lexington, Massachusetts branch of the National Organization for Women (NOW) in the 1970s. She was also diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1966. This collection consists primarily of her personal diaries, which are extraordinary both for their completeness and their candor about Waldron's life and feelings.
Dates of Materials: 1915 - 2002
Overview Carole A. Oglesby is a pioneer in the women's sports movement and one of the first "out" lesbians in U.S. athletics. The bulk of this collection represents Oglesby's professional activities, research and extensive writings, and contains materials related to women and sport in the United States and worldwide beginning in the 1950's.
Dates of Materials: 1950-2018
Overview Carole De Saram was a feminist activist in the 1970s, working as President of New York City National Organization for Women (NOW) for women's equality in all fields. Her papers include documents, legal information, conference and protest information, and organizational information about the National Organization for Women, as well as photographs, correspondence, and personal documents of Carole De Saram.
Dates of Materials: 1970-2017
Overview National Board member of the YWCA. Collection includes organizational records of the National Board, World YWCA, and some materials related to the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh
Dates of Materials: 1971 - 2012
Overview Caroline Bedell Thomas was a physician, researcher, and professor. Papers include family and professional correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, and photographs. There are also two volumes of privately published World War II letters between Bedell Thomas and her husband, as well as a series of letters between Bedell Thomas and Dorothy Dushkin.
Dates of Materials: 1917 - 1985
Overview Professor of French and Spanish. Collection contains biographical materials, correspondence, lecture notes, photographs, and publications.
Dates of Materials: 1893 - 1951
Overview This collection consists of the personal papers of archival consultant and loyal Smith College alumna Caroline Dwight Bain (1928-2015). Of special note are the letters Bain wrote to her parents while she was working for the Civil Aeronautics Board in Washington, DC, 1944-1945.
Dates of Materials: 1926 - 2015
Overview This collection documents the research insterests, professional career and personal life of Caroline Heminway Kierstead, a professor of geology at Smith College. Materials include correspondence, publications, diaries, and photographs.
Dates of Materials: 1923 - 1985
Overview Caroline Maria Seymour Severance was a New England Woman's Club leader, women's rights activist, and abolitionist. The Severance papers include a small amount of biographical material, two photographs of Jesse Benton Fremont, a book about the women's club movement, Caroline Severance's guest book, and a scrapbook kept by Caroline Severance's daughter, Julia Long Severance (Burrage). The guest book and scrapbook include autographs, quotations, notes, correspondence, drawings, photographs, and...
Dates of Materials: 1860 - 1945
Overview YWCA worker. Papers consist primarily of letters and postcards, written by Boynton during her stay in Europe, to her three sisters in Massachusetts. The correspondence gives lively and detailed descriptions of her work at the "Y"--in the canteen, library, and women's department--and her time spent in France, during the war and on Armistice Day.
Dates of Materials: 1918-1936
Overview Carolyn French is a Smith College alumna (Class of ’49) who was active in college life, both in Massahcusetts and abroad. She went on to have a career in art history. Her papers contain letters from her to her family, ID cards, photographs of her, and invitations.
Dates of Materials: 1946-02 - 1949-05
Overview Professor and decorated writer who wrote The Garnett Family (1961) and Christopher Isherwood (1971). Includes correspondence, newspaper articles, photographs of the Garnett family, notes, and interviews relating to the two aforementioned works.
Dates of Materials: 1846-1979
Found in: Mortimer Rare Book Collection
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 807
- Smith College Archives 479
- Mortimer Rare Book Collection 136
- correspondence 614
- Photographs. 449
- clippings 343
- memorabilia 253
- Writings 248
- articles 244
- Audiotapes 202
- reports 189
- Notes 174
- Books 171
- Electronic records 150
- diaries 148
- Pamphlets 145
- Speeches. 140
- Financial records 136
- Publications 134
- Videotapes 130
- Computer media 128
- scrapbooks 127
- Newsletters 126 ∧ less
- English 1420
- 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 56
- Smith College. 50
- Smith College -- Alumni and alumnae. 32
- 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 14
- Smith College. School for Social Work. 14
- Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A 13
- National Organization for Women 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