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Overview Judge, lawyer, civil rights advocate, and state senator. The bulk of the Motley papers document her professional life; material includes speeches, interviews, photographs, and memorabilia. The collection sheds light on the successes and failures of programs that emerged from the public policy applications of civil rights in such areas as the war on poverty and race discrimination; urban renewal; and in the New York State courts and political systems. Notable correspondents include: Bella Abzug,...
Overview Constance Carrier, a member of the Smith College Class of 1929, was an American poet. The Constance Carrier Papers consist of 27 linear ft. and are primarily related to her professional and personal life, dating from 1849 to 2008 (bulk 1900-1990). The papers are arranged in 11 series.
Dates: 1801 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1900-1990
Collection — Box: 1
Overview Historian; Professor; Author. Small collection of correspondence, research notes, and a typescript of chapter from her book: Eli Whitney and the Birth of American Technology (1956).
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The papers contain the notes assembled by Morgan on Digby; they include her transcriptions of Digby manuscripts (including some from his Letter book, MRBR MS 134), correspondence related to her purchases of Digby manuscripts and books, and other related research materials. Includes a photostat of a Digby holograph, Scrittura data a ... Papa Innocentio Xmo, 1648? ( leaves), Vatican document: Chigi N. 111.69. Also includes Constance Morrow's senior thesis from Smith College: The Wandering...
Overview Diplomat. This small collection documents Harvey's service with the Department of State, 1930-1952. Materials include correspondence, Department of State memoranda, photographs, one speech (in French), and two articles.
Overview The Consumers' League of Kentucky, includes histories and reports, printed materials, correspondence, and minutes. Child labor, compulsory education, working conditions, minimum wage, and social security were among the state legislative topics that the League addressed.
Dates: 1901-1951; Majority of material found within 1901-1941
Overview The Jill Ker Conway Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center, launched in 2016, builds on the programming of Smith’s Women and Financial Independence program, launched in 2001. The records contain programming and adminstrative files from the Women and Financial Independence program, as well as press about the program.
Dates: 2000 - 2006
Overview Women's club. Cosmopolitan Associates was a support organization formed after World War II for war brides of American servicemen to give them an affordable way to visit their families back in England and Europe. Records contain primarily monthly newsletters (1953-1978). There are also histories, photographs, clippings, printed materials, and a video biography of co-founder Enid K. Wood. [NOTE: The contents list for this collection is not online. Contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you would...
Overview Founded in 1996 by a group of social scientists and practicioners, the Council on Contemporary Families is a think tank that counters conservative narratives and policies on the family. Records include correspondence and memoranda, newsletters, and reports, as well as materials related to the Board of Directors, membership, the Gay and Lesbian Task Force, and annual conferences.
Dates: 1964 - 2004
Overview The Countries collection is comprised predominantly of printed materials, with some photographs and manuscript materials. It focuses on the status of women, women's organizations, and feminist movements in over 140 countries. Related topics include sex roles; political rights; educational opportunities for women; biographical information on such notable individuals as Madame Chiang Kai-Shek, Indira Gandhi, Eva Peron, and Joan of Arc; plus information on women's organizations and conferences....
Dates: 1540-2006; Majority of material found within 1920-1970
Overview Documents the activities and experiences of female criminals, the efforts of social scientists to understand them, the work of prison reformers to improve their treatment, and the changing approaches and methods used by the state to manage them. Material includes printed material, correspondence, drawings, reports, and unpublished papers that focus on the United States and England.
Overview Artist; Journalist; Military spouse; Photographer; Sculptor. The papers primarily concern Sally Curtis and Lewis Iselin, but there is also considerable material and research pertaining to their friends and family. Biographical material spans from their childhoods to later years, featuring correspondence, clippings, and photographs about their personal and professional lives, including Sally Iselin's publishing career. Correspondence comprises the largest set of documents, dating from 1933 to...
Dates: 1904-2000; Majority of material found within 1935-45
Overview Photojournalist. The Papers document Elbaum's career as a photojournalist, notably in Chechnya during the war with the Soviet Union and include biographical information and photographs.
Overview Author. Papers consist primarily of typescripts of Seton's columns, essays, and novels; biographical material; detailed correspondence; and a few photographs. Major themes addressed in the papers are Smith College; the city of Northampton; the social movements of the 1960s (especially the women's movement); the impact of feminism on middle-aged women; and writing.
Overview D. Dennis Hudson (1938-2006) was Professor of World Religions at Smith College from 1970 until his retirement in 2000. His papers mainly consist of research files, as well as notes, papers, and class materials.
Dates: 1970 - 2000
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 Contains news articles, faculty listings, correspondence, photographs, books, pamphlets and manuscripts documenting the life and work of Daniel Aaron during his professional life at Smith College.
Dates: 1939 - 1972
Overview Daniel Horowitz is a historian whose work focuses on the history of consumer culture and social criticism in the U.S. He taught at Smith College and directed the school's American Studies program for 18 years. These papers contain professional papers including correspondence, research, and reviews related to several of Horowitz's books.
Dates: 1940 - 2013
Collection — Box: 1
Overview Hunter was born in Ohio to a family involved in printing and publishing. Hunter is also known as a papermaker and an authority on the history of papermaking. This collection contains specimens of papers made by Hunter and articles by or about him. Also a copy of: Massachusetts Institute of Technology : Dard Hunter Paper Museum
Dates: approximately 1915-1954
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents Collection of papers concerning "Form & content: the art of the book in the Pioneer Valley," held March 17-April 4, 1987, at the Center for the Arts in Northampton, Massachusetts. The event was conceived of by David Bourbeau. The collection includes handwritten notes, designs, schedules, and plans for events by Bourbeau (and some others); printed press releases, programs, and event keepsakes; correspondence addressed to Bourbeau and to the Northampton Center for the Arts; typed labels for...
David P. Bourbeau photograph collection of Pioneer Valley book workers, printed books, and bookbindings
Collection — Box: 1
Overview A photograph collection of Pioneer Valley book workers, printed books, and bookbindings. Includes photographs, flyers, and catalogue.
Dates: Approximately 1983-1987
Overview The D.C. Rape Crisis Center was founded in 1972 as one of the first rape crisis centers in the country, and the only center at the time run primarily by and for women of color. This collection contains orientation information for new volunteers, as well as event information, various publications, and pamphlets. Addition material includes handwritten notes (loose and in notebooks), largely by Deb Friedman, on Feminist Alliance Against Rape (FAAR) and AEGIS meeting proceedings, as well as...
Overview Contains programs, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting the Debate Society 's activities.
Dates: 1901 - 2006
Overview Diane (Dee) Mosbacher is an activist, filmmaker, and practicing psychiatrist. Her production company, Woman Vision, has produced films with themes touching on homophobia in various contexts, women's history, and the lived experiences of people who are gay and lesbian. This collection documents Mosbacher's personal life and professional life both through and outside of Woman Vision. It includes writings by and about Mosbacher, paper records from Woman Vision's projects, and a large amount of...
Dates: 1950 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2013
Overview Woman who owned Robert Browning's writing desk and bequeathed it to Smith College in memory of her daughter. Includes photographs of the desk, Vail's manuscript notes and printed writings, a note in Robert Browning's autograph, memorabilia, and flowers collected from Elizabeth Barrett Browning's grave in Florence and the Browning residence in Venice from a trip to Europe in 1924.
Overview This collection contains department records including literary journals, photographs, pamphlets, course listings, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, paper assignments, final and mid-year exams, and assorted fliers.
Dates: 1970 - 1997
Overview This collection contains course syllabi, resources, announcements, invitations, newsletters, pamphlets, newspaper articles, exam questions, a handbook, student assignments and student records.
Dates: 1950 - 2012
Overview The Department of Art at Smith College was established in 1902 when art courses became a part of the regular curriculum. Many varied courses have been added to this curriculum and many pieces of art have been added to the art museum since that year. The collection contains the administrative, faculty, and course material produced within the department, including art building files, faculty articles and books, gift files, and general departmental material.
Dates: 1928 - 2016
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 Athletics have been a part of a Smith College education since 1889. The Department of Athletics focuses on student athletics/teams at Smith, not the academic side of sports. Its records consist of office files, meeting minutes, account books, publications, bulletins, scrapbooks, photos, class cards, budgets, intramural files, Seven Sisters files, and team files.
Dates: 1882 - 2019
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 799
- Smith College Archives 468
- Mortimer Rare Book Collection 133
- correspondence 606
- Photographs. 447
- clippings 343
- memorabilia 253
- Writings 247
- articles 244
- Audiotapes 202
- reports 185
- notes 174
- books 171
- Electronic records 147
- diaries 147
- pamphlets 145
- Speeches. 139
- Publications 133
- financial records 133
- Videotapes 130
- Computer media 128
- scrapbooks 127
- newsletters 123 ∧ less
- English 1398
- Spanish; Castilian 29
- 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. 62
- 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
- SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective 8
- Smith College -- Administration 8
- International Planned Parenthood Federation 7 ∧ less