Smith College -- Students
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Abe Louise Young is a poet, activist, Sophia Smith Scholar in Poetry, and a founder of the Poetry Center at Smith College. Collection contains correspondence; diaries; poetry and writings; passport; flyers, brochures and newsletters pertaining to the women's movement and lesbian activism; and miscellaneous printed material, memorabilia, and photographs. A typescript of an interview with Elizabeth Alexander, first director of the Smith Poetry Center, is also included.
Dates of Materials: 1983 - 2007
Overview The Alumnae Oral History Project collection is comprised of oral histories conducted with Smith College alumnae during reunion weekends from 2010 to 2017. The project was funded by the President's Office and the College Archives and coordinated by Kelly Anderson. Students from the Archives Concentration and Anderson's classes in oral history conducted the interviews. The collection contains video recordings, transcripts, and project records.
Dates of Materials: 2010-2018
Overview This collection consists of the personal papers of archival consultant and loyal Smith College alumna Caroline Dwight Bain (1928-2015). Of special note are the letters Bain wrote to her parents while she was working for the Civil Aeronautics Board in Washington, DC, 1944-1945.
Dates of Materials: 1926 - 2015
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview Peace activist; teacher. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, childhood memorabilia, drafts of memoirs, and essays written by Wilder. Especially well documented are her years in Geneva (1929-1934) when she worked at the League of Nations as well as papers of Wilder's friend Hope Sewell French during her years (1930s) working for the League of Nations in Geneva, including correspondence, photographs, scrapbook, and articles, written by French and others. Also of...
Dates of Materials: 1813-2000
Content Description The Classes of 1921-1930 records consist of individual class notes, examinations, papers and class letters, diaries, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, songbooks as well as reunion materials of the same nature, all related to or dating from the time periods during which these classes were students at Smith College.
Dates of Materials: 1917 - 2002
Overview Public health specialist, physician and instructor. The papers focus on the life of a woman who made pioneering contributions to the fields of pathology, public health, maternal infant health, pediatrics, and nutrition, as well as early 20th century women's medical education. Mendenhall's Smith College years and her time at Johns Hopkins Medical School are well represented. Material includes research, writings, diaries and correspondence with her son, Thomas Corwin Mendenhall (president of...
Dates of Materials: 1805 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1890-1957
Overview The collection contains the personal and professional papers of Florence Whitney Fosdick, Elinor Fosdick Downs, and Dorothy Emerson Fosdick. There is a small amount of genealogical and biographical information concerning a number of other Fosdick family members, notably Harry E. Fosdick. The Elinor F. Downs materials contain materials about her medical and public health career; her 1961 study of Arab refugees; writings and illustrations for scientific and archaeological studies; and photograph...
Dates of Materials: 1915-2006
Overview The Garrison Family Papers contain thousands of primary sources that document the family's involvement in politics, business, art, literature, religion, education, and most of the major reform movements of the 19th and early 20th centuries. These include abolition, anti-imperialism, anti-vaccination, conservation, free trade and tariff reform, immigration reform, pacifism, race, single tax, and temperance. Extensive correspondence, diaries, clippings, articles, speeches, photographs,...
Dates of Materials: 1694 - 2010
Overview Researcher, Editorial assistant, Archivist. The Katharine Brand Papers include biographical information; diaries from childhood and her Smith College years; published and unpublished writings; correspondence, and photographs. The bulk of the papers range date from the 1920s through the 1960s and focus on Brand's work with Ray Stannard Baker and in the Manuscripts Division of the Library of Congress, though there is also significant documentation of her personal life, especially her adolescence....
Dates of Materials: 1881-1988; Majority of material found within 1965-1980
Overview Madeleine L’Engle, was an author of children’s stories, plays, poetry, fiction, religious tracts, autobiographies, and science fiction, best known for her children’s classic A Wrinkle in Time. This collection includes her personal and professional papers, including manuscripts and drafts of her writings. The collection also includes the papers of Madeliene L'Engle's family members, including her parents and grandparets, the Barnetts and Camps, and her...
Dates of Materials: 1788 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1900 - 2007
Overview Physician, Travel writer, Historian. Includes correspondence, a 10-year journal (1897-1907), short manuscript sketches and reminiscences. Closely related to the papers of Dorothy Reed Mendenhall and Florence Sabin who were both medical students at Johns Hopkins with Long. Also documents the year of her internship at the New York Women's Infirmary and her first years of epidemiological research in Denver, CO.
Dates of Materials: 1893-1954
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630046513]
Overview Class of 1918, Professor of English, author. Collection contains biographical material, correspondence, examinations, lectures, publications, and student papers.
Dates of Materials: 1915 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1918-1945
Overview Civic leader; intellectual; teacher; lawyer; congressman; minister. Papers include diaries of Elizabeth Parker McCollester, 1878-1925, which record Smith College life, women's clubs, Claremont (NH), Detroit, and Medford (Mass.). There is also family correspondence, travel diaries, photographs, and memorabilia of various members of the family resided in New Hampshire.
Dates of Materials: 1764 - 2009
Overview Jane Hanna Pease (1929-2016) and William Henry Pease (1924-2013) were scholars who published widely on the anti-slavery movement. Jane Pease's research interests also included nineteenth century American social history and antebellum urban history. Henry Pease's research interests included American reform, and American social and intellectual history. Jane Pease graduated from Smith College in 1951 and went on to earn her Ph.D. from the University of Rochester in 1969. She taught history at the...
Dates of Materials: 1861 - 2016
Overview This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Ruth Mortimer, a Smith College Alumnae (class of 1953) and a rare book librarian in the Smith College Library from 1975 to her death in 1994. Of particular note, the collection includes Mortimer's writings, her long correspondence with Mary Ellen Chase and playwright Maggie Edson, and papers relating to her work with the Friends of the Smith College Library.
Dates of Materials: 1400 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1994
Overview Samantha L. Lyon, Smith College Class of 2008, was a campus activist and a co-founder of the college Bicycle Kitchen. The collection consists of artifacts, audiovisual materials, class notebooks, exams, and papers from courses taken by Samantha Lyon, correspondence, as well as materials documenting her role in founding the Bicycle Kitchen and other activism.
Dates of Materials: 2004 - 2008; Majority of material found within 2007 - 2008
Overview Since 1925, the Office for International Study has promoted study abroad opportunities that are in keeping with the educational aims of the college. Smith College Junior Year for International Studies records consist of correspondence, meeting notes, and photos pertaning to programs in Hamburg and Paris, as well as general office files. T
Dates of Materials: 1925 - 2012
Overview The material in the Office of Inclusion and Equity records includes memory booklets, orientation program booklets, training program material, and a report titled "Affirmative Action."
Dates of Materials: 1988 - 2017
Smith College School for Social Work, Center for Innovative Practice and Social Work Education records
Overview The Center for Innovative Practice and Social Work Education was started in 1999 to generate and disseminate new practice knowledge, initially to influence professional education and ultimately to impact social policy and service delivery. Its records consist primarily of End-of-Life Care program material as well as that of Partners for Success and Clinicians of Color. Material types include partnership and foundation files, program financials, evaluation reports, and case studies.
Dates of Materials: 1993-03-18 - 2010-08-01
Scope and Contents The Smith College web archive includes archived versions of the official college website content and related blogs and social media created by academic and administrative departments, academic centers, alumnae and student groups. Content includes news media; academic programs; conferences and other events; student organizations; and alumnae activities. A wide range of academic and student groups, special projects blogs and social media sites exist outside of the official Smith...
Dates of Materials: Event: captured 2015-present
Overview This collection includes letters, diaries, autobiographical writings, and financial papers of the Southworth and Dickinson families of Springfield, Massachusetts, as well as the related Shepard, Boltwood, Thurston, Caffee, Deane, and Browne families. The papers document several generations of middle- and upper-class families residing in Massachusetts, Ohio, North Carolina, Maine, New York, and California. The nineteenth century papers discuss such pivotal events in American history as the...
Dates of Materials: 1792-2005
Scope and Contents Audiovisual recordings and still photos of events sponsored by Smith College Special Collections. Also included are photographs of Special Collections classes, staff gatherings and individual staff, archival activities, and building spaces. Some of the events represented include: "Righting the Wrongs of Rock History: Women, Gender and Rock": a panel discussion introducing the Women of Rock Oral History Project, October, 22, 2015 "An Activist...
Dates of Materials: 2003-2015
Overview The Student Clubs and Organizations records contains charters, flyers, photographs, programs, articles, and notes documenting most of the student organizations since Smith was founded.
Dates of Materials: 1776 - 2018
Overview The Student Government Association listens to the student body, creates and maintains relations between the student body and the greater Smith community, and advocates for student needs. The records consist of files related to office matters, the Cabinet, Senate Finance Committee, minutes and correspondence, heads of organizations, House of Reps 1966 Vietnam Poll, Social Justice and Equity committee, social regulations, photographs, and a self-published cook-book.
Dates of Materials: 1948 - 2016
Content Description The Transnational Adoptee Oral History Project documents the experiences of transnationally and transracially adopted students at Smith College. The project consists of eight oral histories (video recordings and transcripts) conducted during October 2017 by Rebecca York and Leigh Johnston, both members of Smith Class of 2018. These interviews are the first step in building a community of transnational, transracial adoptees at Smith. The interviews represent a chance to push back...
Dates of Materials: October 2017
Overview Weaving Voices is a Smith student activist organization that started in 2002. The records contain material related to the organizing of these activists on campus and include oral histories recorded in 2014.
Dates of Materials: 2002 - 2019