This category covers collections where the experience of daughters is well documented.
Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
These papers contain memorabilia and correspondence between Addie Genevieve Stockwell, Class of 1912, and her family and friends.
Poet and teacher. Primarily personal journals and notebooks, with inserts, dated from 1948 to 1988. Her undergraduate life at Smith is well documented. Materials from student life at Smith in the 1950s are included. Later journals document her marriage, friendships, and close relationship with her mother. Among the subjects she explored were poetry, women's spirituality, dreams, and the feminist movement. There are also poems and writings and a letter from Aldous Huxley.
Professor of Art. Contains biographical information, correspondence, and photographs.
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.
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.
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.
The collection contains personal papers of Edith May Shaw Racine, a homemaker and mother in Maine, that include letters from Racine to her daughter, Doris Racine McLelland, family genealogy and photographs. The frequent letters Edith wrote to her daughter Doris over almost four decades provide a glimpse into family life during the first half of the twentieth century, mother/daughter relationships, and the impact of the Great Depression on ordinary people.
Elizabeth Biller Chapman collection of materials related to Sylvia Kamerman Burack and Abraham Burack
These biographical papers contain reminiscences by Elizabeth Biller Chapman about her parents, Sylvia Kamerman Burack (Smith College Class of 1938) and Abraham Burack. Sylvia Burack (1916-2003) and Abraham Burack (1908-1978) were editors and publishers of the magazine The Writer and wrote and edited other texts. The collection also includes documents, photographs, and printed materials relating to them, as well as poems by Chapman about her parents.
These papers contain letters between Elizabeth Jane Hellebush and the Hellebush family as well as other correspondence, along with some newspaper clippings.
The collection contains letters of Emily Burling Waite to her mother and brother, written mostly while she studied and traveled in Europe, 1910-1912. Also included are letters from Henrietta G. Fitz, who provided some financial support to Emily Waite, 1910-1911. Harriet E. Waite's letters to her father relate to two travel excursions in Europe, March-June, 1938 and July-September, 1939.
Ida Belle Gwynn Garvin was a homemaker and homesteader, born in 1869. The Ida Belle Gwynn Garvin Papers is comprised of letters from Ida Gwynn Garvin to her mother, Adaline Gwynn, as well as biographical information and photographs of the Gwynn and Garvin families and letters from Ida Gwynn Garvin's daughters.
Letters written by Metzger to her parents as a student at Smith College, 1937-1941, as well as a Smith College newspaper from 1940 and a reunion "yellow pages" from 1966.
This collections contains primarily correspondence between Janet Olmsted and her family, as well as other parties. Also included in these papers are news clippings, photographs, and study notes.
Collection consists of correspondence (1931-46); clippings; writings; memorabilia; photographs; and printed material documenting the lives of mother Peggy Murray, diseuse, and daughter Joan Murray, poet.
YWCA volunteer, World War I, YWCA executive, YWCA overseas secretary. Papers are primarily related to her work as an Overseas Secretary for the YWCA of the U.S.A in France and Belgium during and immediately after World War I. A large portion is a typescript of excerpts from Boyd's letters home to her mother. There is also general biographical material and some materials from her time as General Secretary of the YWCA of Manila, Philippines, 1930-33.
Contains correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs documenting the Junior Year Abroad of Laura Lilian Brandt, Class of 1927, to Paris, France.
This collection contains correspondence between Marian "May" Jones and various parties, as well as her obituary.
Smith graduate. Contains correspondence from junior year abroad and postcards.
Marianne Robinson's letters, photographs, poetry, correspondence, and even invoices are fantastic primary sources for topics of the labor and women's movement, folk music, single motherhood, and activism. Her correspondence with Woody Guthrie might be of special interest.
Mary Katherine Lent was a member of the Smith College Class of 1955.The collection includes letters written by Lent to her mother from March 1953 to June 1959, from her sophomore year at Smith College, and her Macy’s career into early married life as well as personal memorabilia.
Smith graduate. Contains correspondence from Smith, memorabilia book , class songs, programs, and memoirs of college reunions.