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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."
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.
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.
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.
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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...
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.
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),...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Overview Class of 1915. Staff, Department of Art. Collection consists of a memorabilia book documenting her experiences at Smith College.
Overview President of the Alumnae Association and member of the Board of Trustees. Contains biographical information, correspondence, speeches, and photographs.
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.
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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.
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...
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.
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...
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Overview Executive, silk industry; Homemaker. Typescripts of family letters and photographs (photocopies).
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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.
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).
Overview Reproductive rights advocacy group. Records contain correspondence, publications, publicity materials, press releases and clippings, photographs, website images, reports, polls, financial information, and Board of Directors minutes, and other materials. They document the organization's history and work for the preservation of a woman's right to choose by way of media campaigns, voter registration initiatives, educational outreach to young adults, and endorsing pro- choice candidates for...
Overview Professor, Exercise and Sport Studies. Materials documenting Shelton's work as Smith College professor of Exercise and Sports Studies, as consultant for various girl's and women's sports organizations, and as a presenter at national and international conferences and workshops concerning advocacy for women's sports. Documentation of Shelton's work with the International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG), the International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women...
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.
Overview Nurse; Founder and President, American National Red Cross. Worked as a nurse in the Civil war and initiated a campaign to develop the American Red Cross. Papers include correspondence, manuscript notes, speeches, writings, photographs, memorabilia, and files documenting her work for the Civil War, Red Cross, and other relief organizations.
Overview Author; Travel specialist; Journalist; Editor; Radio broadcaster. Papers include personal and professional correspondence; manuscripts and some published works of the "So You're Going To..." travel series, radio talks, and biographical writings on Sarah Bernhardt, Marshal Foch and James Whitcomb Riley; clippings; reviews; and photographs.
Overview Clara Morris was an actress and journalist. Includes original manuscripts for Life on the Stage: My Personal Experiences and Recollections (1901), and several short stories; memorabilia; photographs; and 2 letters.
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Overview In 1917 Russian women within the Kerensky Provisional Government invited the YWCA to help working women, recently granted full civil rights, to prepare themselves for their new role in society. Taylor, who at the time was industrial secretary for the YWCA's regional offices in Minneapolis, and seven other women established Y associations in Petrograd and in Moscow and worked with women's groups in other cities. This collection includes a facsimile of her line diary made during this period, a...
Overview Clare Millicent Coss, lesbian feminist, playwright and psychotherapist, had her feminist awakening in the late 1960's. Soon thereafter she began writing plays with political, feminist themes. Her papers contain an autobiographical sketch, published scripts for numerous plays, and a review of the play, The Blessing. Also included are materials pertaining to Coss's involvement in the Women's Experimental Theater and a small scrapbook of photographs and printed...
Overview The Clark-Warner Family Papers include the correspondence of two generations of a family residing in western Massachusetts (principally South Hadley) in the nineteenth century. The major components are the courtship letters of Asel Clark and Clarissa Warner; other letters received by Clarissa (Warner) Clark at this time and in later years; and correspondence of their five children.
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 794
- Smith College Archives 369
- Mortimer Rare Book Collection 121
- correspondence 601
- Photographs. 446
- clippings 343
- memorabilia 253
- writings 246
- articles 243
- Audiotapes 202
- reports 184
- notes 174
- books 171
- diaries 147
- pamphlets 145
- Speeches. 137
- financial records 133
- Publications 131
- Videotapes 130
- Computer media 127
- scrapbooks 127
- newsletters 122
- Minutes 108 ∧ less
- Smith College - Faculty. 53
- Smith College. 36
- Smith College--Students--History--Sources 35
- Smith College -- Students -- Correspondence 26
- Smith College -- Alumni and alumnae. 25
- Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966 19
- Steinem, Gloria 18
- YWCA of the U.S.A. 17
- Smith College -- Students 14
- Smith College--History--Sources 14
- Planned Parenthood Federation of America 13
- Smith College. Office of President. 13
- Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A--History 13
- Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 10
- Plath, Sylvia 9
- Smith College School for Social Work--History--Sources 9
- Grierson, Margaret Storrs 8
- National Organization for Women -- History 8
- International Planned Parenthood Federation 7
- SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective 7 ∧ less