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Overview The collection contains the professional papers and writings of Carolyn Gage, a lesbian feminist playwright who also acts and directs and treats her art as activism.
Dates of Materials: 1977 - 2014
Overview Born June 19, 1935 to a Southern Baptist family, Carolyn McDade is a feminist, a writer of women's music, and self-described activist. The collection includes personal and professional papers, including correspondence, music, writing, and organizational documents.
Dates of Materials: 1940 - 2014
Overview Suffragist, president, National American Women Suffrage Association, and pacifist. Papers relate primarily to Catt's public life, primarily her work as president of both the National American Woman Suffrage Association and the International Woman Suffrage Alliance. There is a significant amount of material pertaining to her peace activities. There is also a rich collection of photographs, including many of the Women's Land Army, created in Great Britain during World War II to aid in the war...
Dates of Materials: 1880-1958
Overview YWCA worker. The Carrie Eliza Meares Papers are primarily related to her professional and public life. Types of materials include correspondence, memorabilia, press releases, reports, journal and newspaper articles, and subject files. The bulk of the papersfocus on Meares' work in South Africa for the World YWCA, 1950-53; in Ethiopia for the YWCA of the U.S.A., 1960-61; and on the August 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The papers include general background reference on South...
Dates of Materials: 1932-1982; Majority of material found within 1947-1963
Overview Photographer. Photographic prints, slides, and contact sheets documenting events of political, social and economic significance in the U.S., circa 1970s to the early 2000s. Topics include musicians and musical events, theater performances, political gatherings and demonstrations (including anti-Vietnam War), rape and sexual violence, religion and women in the ministry, homelessness, the ERA, women in sports, the rights of flight attendants, the National Organization for Women, and women...
Dates of Materials: 1950s-2008
Overview Caryl M. Newhof was a Professor of Exercise and Sport Studies at Smith. Her papers contain Physical Education department and course material, coaching and teaching and reference material, personal papers, camp material, historical papers (non-Smith), Hampshire County Hockey Club, American Physical Education Association, and National Coalition on Women's Athletics material, Interterm Committee, Graduate Committee, Riding Advisory Committee, Ainsworth Building Committee, and Reappointment...
Dates of Materials: 1919 - 1990
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview Peace activist; teacher. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, childhood memorabilia, drafts of memoirs, and essays written by Wilder. Especially well documented are her years in Geneva (1929-1934) when she worked at the League of Nations as well as papers of Wilder's friend Hope Sewell French during her years (1930s) working for the League of Nations in Geneva, including correspondence, photographs, scrapbook, and articles, written by French and others. Also of...
Dates of Materials: 1813-2000
Overview Traveler. When Edes was in her late sixties, she traveled through Europe during wartime with her sister. Papers consist of correspondence and journals. Written during her time in Europe, mostly from England, letters include descriptions of art; landmarks; life and war in Europe; the 1849 cholera epidemic in London; Sontag and Madame Alboni performing at the Birmingham Musical Festival; the Congress of Princes in Berlin; Jenny Lind singing in Stockholm; and the marriage of Prince Carl to the...
Dates of Materials: 1822-1856; Majority of material found within 1849-1852
Overview The Catholics for Choice Records are comprised of organizational records, including correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, and articles, that document the organization's mission of "support[ing] a woman's moral and legal right to follow her conscience in matters of sexuality and reproductive health."
Dates of Materials: 1973-2014
Overview Cecelia M. Kenyon was a professor of government at Smith College for 36 years. The Cecelia M. Kenyon papers are made up primarily of Dr. Kenyon's professional papers including annotated books and other research materials, notes and drafts of writing projects, and planning and resource materials for her classes at Smith.
Dates of Materials: 1940 - 2005
Overview Celebration started in 1991 as an annual Celebration of Sisterhood, focusing on celebrating lesbian and bisexual culture. Contains correspondence, agendas, programs, news articles, and photos.
Dates of Materials: 1991 - 2010
Overview Records deal with issues such as race, class, sex, art, famous persons, history, and politics. Materials include photographs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, publications, conference notes and reports, press releases, and speeches. Of particular note are the extensive records documenting the conference, Campuses Against Racist Violence.
Dates of Materials: 1922 - 2017-03-30
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents The collection of approximately 50 items includes materials about Celia Thaxter and Sarah Orne Jewett, including an autograph poem and an autograph letter (1878), both signed by Thaxter. There is correspondence (much of it addressed to Martin Hutner, 1981-1982), photographic slides and postcards, booklists, and bookseller catalogues. There is also an annotated copy of the typescript of a play by Asher Moore, "Sandpaper: a visit with Celia Thaxter," with a drawing of the stage set and notes on...
Dates of Materials: 1878 - 1984
Overview The Center for Media Production(CMP)at Smith College offers support for video and audio production to the Smith College community. The collection includes video and audio recordings, produced by the CMP, of lectures, events, and conferences held at Smith College.
Dates of Materials: 1980 - 2005-04-26
Overview Women's advocacy group. The records document the daily activities of a feminist non-prift research and advocacy group. Major topics covered: women's rights, women's health, reproductive rights, women of color, affirmative action, and domestic violence.
Dates of Materials: 1990 - 2010
Scope and Contents The records include correspondence on the work of the foundation, requests for grants from writers and artists and correspondence between the foundation and grant applicants. There is also a report on the first decade of the foundation. Grant recipients included Conrad Aiken (1962), Elizabeth Bishop (1960), Marc Blitzstein (1963), E. E. Cummings (1958), James T. Farrell (1960), Phillip Levine (1968), W.S. Merwin (1966), Tillie Olson (1964-1966), Kenneth Patchen (1961), Kenneth Rexroth (1958),...
Dates of Materials: 1953 - 1974
Overview Papers of Charity Cannon Willard, biographer of early French feminist and author Christine de Pizan (1363-1440). Included are writings by Charity Cannon Willard and others about Christine de Pizan and microfilmed manuscripts and other source materials collected by Willard.
Dates of Materials: 1891 - 2006
Scope and Contents The collection contains original artwork for book jackets and lettering by Skaggs and others, notably William Addison Dwiggins. There is a group of printed book jackets designed by Skaggs. Also contains correspondence from numerous other calligraphers, artists and designers including Oswald Bruce Cooper and Raymond F. DaBoll, as well as printed ephemera by them.
Dates of Materials: 1940 - 2002
Overview Missionary. President, Kobe College. Papers include correspondence, memorabilia, photographs, clippings, awards and citations, and writings. Personal and professional correspondence includes letters from friends and colleagues in Japan, mostly relating to her work at Kobe College.
Dates of Materials: 1903 - 2007
Overview Red Cross relief worker, World War I. Papers primarily consist of a typescript of letters Bannon wrote to family and friends from Paris between 1918 and 1921. Additional papers provide a small amount of information about her life before and after her Red Cross work in Paris. Materials also include photographs.
Dates of Materials: 1895-1961; Majority of material found within 1918-1921
Overview Class of 1915. Staff, Department of Art. Collection consists of a memorabilia book documenting her experiences at Smith College.
Dates of Materials: 1911 - 1915
Overview President of the Alumnae Association and member of the Board of Trustees. Contains biographical information, correspondence, speeches, and photographs.
Dates of Materials: 1858 - 1979
Overview The papers are largely letters from Charlotte Coffyn Wilkinson Bradgon, Class of 1884, to Charlotte May Wilkinson, her mother, with additional letters containing information on her life.
Dates of Materials: 1890 - 1962
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview Teacher. Forty-four volumes of diaries (1886-1890, 1916-1956) containing brief entries (for the most part) beginning at age 14 in Little Compton, Rhode Island circa 1880s through her career as a public high school teacher in Andover and Holyoke, Massachusetts.
Dates of Materials: 1886-1956
Overview Editor for Simon and Schuster, circa 1928-71, specializing in books about ballet and memoirs. Some of the authors she worked with over the years included Janet Flanner, Sam Levenson, Rocky Graziano, and June Havoc and June's better-known sister, Gypsy Rose Lee. Known as "Chatzie" to her family and friends, which included literary greats such as May Sarton and Kay Boyle. Her papers include biographical materials and correspondence with friends and colleagues. Notable correspondents include Kay...
Dates of Materials: 1938-1979
Scope and Contents The Charlotte Whitton Papers consist of .25 linear ft. and are primarily related to her professional and public life, cover the period from 1945 to 1974. Types of materials include newspaper and magazine articles, correspondence, speeches, photographs, reports, and memorabilia. The bulk of the papers date from 1952 to 1964 and focus on Whitton's tenure as Mayor of Ottawa. Major topics found throughout these papers are Whitton's election campaigns and acts as Mayor.
Dates of Materials: 1945-1974
Overview Abortion rights advocate, women's health activist, indigenous rights activist. Papers document Asetoyer's professional and public life, focusing on her activism in indigenous rights, women's health, and reproductive justice issues on the local, national, and international level. Major topics include Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; HIV/AIDS and Native Americans; economic development; health care for rural and underserved populations; links between the environment and health; and indigenous women's...
Dates of Materials: 1985-2008
Collection — Box: 1
Overview Executive, silk industry; Homemaker. Typescripts of family letters and photographs (photocopies).
Dates of Materials: 1836-1904
Overview Oral history interview of Cheri Appel, M.D., physician and early birth control worker primarily discussing her work and Margaret Sanger. Interview conducted by Ellen Chesler in 1989. Includes audiotape and transcript.
Dates of Materials: 1989 February 1
Overview The collection contains material related to the Cherry Family, including family photograph album and loose photographs, New Testament Bible with ancestry information, and several lace christening caps. Also included are high school memorabilia books belonging to Marguerite (born c1901) and Ethel Cherry (born c1904).
Dates of Materials: 1860 - 1969
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 807
- Smith College Archives 477
- Mortimer Rare Book Collection 136
- correspondence 613
- Photographs. 448
- clippings 343
- memorabilia 253
- Writings 247
- 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 1418
- 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