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Consumers' League of Kentucky records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00323
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

Cosmopolitan Associates, Inc. records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00657
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...
Dates: 1938-2004

Council on Contemporary Families records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00751
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

Countries collection

Identifier: SSC-MS-00445
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

Crime, prisons, and reform schools collection

Identifier: SSC-MS-00424
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.
Dates: 1850-1992

Curtis-Iselin family papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00675
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

Cynthia Ellen Elbaum papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00560
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.
Dates: 1984-2012

Cynthia Propper Seton papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00142
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.
Dates: 1946-1982

Dances and Recreation records

Identifier: CA-MS-00109
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

Daniel Aaron Papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00369
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

Daniel Horowitz papers

Identifier: CA-MS-01099
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

Dard Hunter collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00039
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

David Bourbeau exhibit Form and Content: the Art of the Book in the Pioneer Valley records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00347
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...
Dates: 1987

David P. Bourbeau photograph collection of Pioneer Valley book workers, printed books, and bookbindings

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00250
Overview A photograph collection of Pioneer Valley book workers, printed books, and bookbindings. Includes photographs, flyers, and catalogue.
Dates: Approximately 1983-1987

Deb Friedman collection of feminist anti-violence records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00795
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...
Dates: 1971-1984

Debate Society records

Identifier: CA-MS-00323
Overview Contains programs, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting the Debate Society 's activities.
Dates: 1901 - 2006

Dee Mosbacher papers and Woman Vision records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00740
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

Dellah Harris Vail papers on Robert Browning's desk

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00013
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.
Dates: 1861-1934

Department of Afro-American Studies records

Identifier: CA-MS-00134
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

Department of American Studies records

Identifier: CA-MS-00133
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

Department of Art records

Identifier: CA-MS-01070
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

Department of Astronomy records

Identifier: CA-MS-00072
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

Department of Biological Sciences records

Identifier: CA-MS-00075
Overview Records include information regarding committees, courses, exams, department memos, minutes from department meetings, as well as information and publicity regarding lectures and symposiums sponsored by the department. There is also information regarding the Sigma Xi Society and the H.H. Wilder Collection.
Dates: 1901 - 2001

Department of Botany Records

Identifier: CA-MS-00082
Overview Records include the department's course offerings, history, events, finances and faculty. Types of materials include typescripts, annual reports, press releases, syllabi, photographs, financial ledgers, published papers, journals, correspondence, and meeting minutes (restricted).
Dates: 1892 - 1968

Department of Chemistry records

Identifier: CA-MS-01071
Overview The Department of Chemistry started at Smith College in 1897 and by the 1940's, courses were being offered in biochemistry, medicinal chemistry, organic and inorganic chemistry, and analytical chemistry. The depatment records contain general departmental material collected over the latter half of the twentieth century, including files pertaining to the American Chemical Society, National Science Foundation, lab notes, grants, theses, and administrative functions.
Dates: 1951 - 2008

Department of Computer Science Records

Identifier: CA-MS-00130
Overview This collection contains exam questions, newspaper articles, and black and white photographs.
Dates: 1979 - 1993

Department of Dance records

Identifier: CA-MS-01072
Overview Dance began at Smith as a study though lectures in the 1920's, became tied to the Theatre Department in the 1940's, and finally established its own department in the 1970's. Along with department files, the collection includes dance programs, concert files, and photographs.
Dates: 1940 - 2009

Department of East Asian Languages and Literature records

Identifier: CA-MS-01073
Overview The Department of East Asian Language and Literature began in 1989 at Smith College with a focus on Korean, Japanese, and Chinese culture. Its records contain documents pertaining to the function of the department including memos, budget statements, copyright requests, and syllabi.
Dates: 1994 - 2004-04-13

Department of East Asian Studies Records

Identifier: CA-MS-00129
Overview This collection contains black and white photographs, newspaper articles, mid-year and final exams, and department announcements.
Dates: 1975 - 2000

Department of Economics Records

Identifier: CA-MS-00128
Overview This collection contains newspaper and magazine articles, materials for prospective majors, news releases, black and white photographs, class notes, course syllabi, and mid-year and final exam questions.
Dates: 1934 - 2007