This category covers collections that document the experiences of people in committed romantic relationships.
Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:
Physician; Birth control advocate. The papers include extensive correspondence, diaries, medical records and reports, photographs, writings, and subject files pertaining to Satterthwaite's career as a physican, birth control pioneer, and internationally renowned expert in family planning. The collection is rich in materials documenting Satterthwaite's work in family planning in Puerto Rico, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and China.
Homemaker. Privately printed diary doumenting her life during the period her husband was in public service, first in Congress, then as U.S. ambassador to Berlin (1922-25) and to London (1925-29), and his return to Washington (1929-41).
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.
Traveler. This collection consists of diaries and photo albums documenting the van Patten's year-long honeymoon through Europe, Asia, and Africa in 1932-33.
Bret Harte is best remembered as an American author writing about mining days in the California of the 1850s. The Bret Harte letters include letters to his wife, Anna Griswold Harte (Nan), and to his son, Francis K. Harte (Frank). There is a single letter written by Harte to Joseph Hatton and one to James K. Jerome.
The Bulkley-Shelland Family papers primarily includes material relating to Annie Dorothy Trickey, James Shelland, and Julia Ellen Bulkley. The collection contains family history, correspondence, photographs, lectures, travel diaries, and Julia Bulkley's high school scrapbook.
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.
Carol Waldron (1925-2007) was a mother of four who divorced her husband, became self-sufficient, and was active in the Lexington, Massachusetts branch of the National Organization for Women (NOW) in the 1970s. She was also diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1966. This collection consists primarily of her personal diaries, which are extraordinary both for their completeness and their candor about Waldron's life and feelings.
Caroline Bedell Thomas was a physician, researcher, and professor. Papers include family and professional correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, and photographs. There are also two volumes of privately published World War II letters between Bedell Thomas and her husband, as well as a series of letters between Bedell Thomas and Dorothy Dushkin.
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.
Author and journalist. Papers consist mainly of her letters to Alice Ridenour Wareham, a fellow graduate of Smith College, which relate to Mooney's writing, her family, her illness and her education at Smith College. Also included are letters written by Wareham about Mooney and two of Mooney's published works: Men and Marriage: The Changing Role of Husbands and Alone, Surviving as a Widow.
Smith graduate. Contains correspondence, class notes, photgraphs, and academic work.
Collection contains the personal and professional papers of Florence Stevenson, a Women's Studies scholar and women's rights activist.
Mill worker; Author. Curtis' writings and correspondence, historical research notes and background sources compiled during the 1950s and 1960s by biographer, Lila Wead Berman. 1840s publications about and from New England's mill workers included.
The Papers consist of correspondence with HWB from Stephen Tomlin and John Houseman, photographs of HWB and others, miscellaneous ephemera, booklets, and small boxes, as well as Emily Bingham's research files (papers and oral histories).
Approximately 60 letters (1861-1864) from Hubert Perry Young to his wife, Elizabeth Johnson Young, written while Hubert was serving in the Union Army during the Civil War.
The collection contains materials documenting Clausen's career as feminist poet, novelist, and writer of non-fiction; her participation in feminist, social justice, anti-nuclear, prison reform, and gay rights activism; and her family life and her relationship with former partner, Elly Bulkin.
Jean Louise Burnham is an Alumna of Smith, Class of 1938. Her papers contain biographical material, correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia.
Correspondence written by John Cropper while serving as an officer in the Revolutionary War to Marget Cropper, his wife, and Geo. Abbott or received by him from Geo. Corbin and others between 1776 and 1838.
John James Conway, a professor of history and decorated World War II veteran, was born in Toronto, Canada, in 1916. He was the husband of Jill Ker Conway, the first female president of Smith College. The collection includes materials regarding John Conway's personal and professional life including correspondence with his wife, Jill Ker Conway, his education at Harvard, speeches, writings, publications inscribed to Conway and World War II photographs.
Journalist; Civic leader; Editor. Papers consist primarily of correspondence from well known people, including Sherwood Anderson, Louis Bromfield, George Washington Carver, Geraldine Farrar, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and H. L. Mencken. Also manuscripts, memorabilia, photographs, and newspaper clippings.