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Works of art

 Subject
Subject Source: Local Inmagic Collection

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Morgan Wright papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00176
Abstract Sculptor, Suffragist, Animal welfare advocate. Papers include biographical material, correspondence, writings, postcards, scrapbooks, artwork and photographs of her work as a sculptor; subject files, and memorabilia. Wright's career as a sculptor and her activism are well-documented; personal material is more fragmentary. Topics include art, women's suffrage, women's rights, women companions, birth control, world peace, and animal welfare. Notable correspondents include Florence E. Allen,...
Dates of Materials: 1873-1994

Ames family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00003
Abstract Genealogical and biographical materials, correspondence, diaries, artwork, writings, research, photographs, and printed materials. The bulk of the collection pertains to Blanche Ames Ames, suffragist, birth control advocate, artist, and inventor; her father, Adelbert Ames who was a Civil War general and Provisional Governor of Mississippi during the Reconstruction era; her husband, Botanist Oakes Ames; and their daughter Pauline Ames Plimpton. Also included are papers of Benjamin Butler,...
Dates of Materials: 1812-2017

Bush-Brown family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00026
Abstract

Includes papers of sculptor Henry Kirke Brown; his nephew, sculptor Henry Kirke Bush-Brown; his wife, painter Margaret Lesley Bush-Brown); their daughter, artist Lydia Bush-Brown Head; and sons, Harold Bush-Brown and James Bush-Brown.

Dates of Materials: 1835-1969

Dorothy Reed Mendenhall papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00101
Abstract 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

Dunham family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00246
Abstract Artist, photographer, homemaker, traveler, philanthropist, bacteriologist, pathologist, and financier. The Dunham Family Papers represent four generations of the Dunham, Parker, Kellogg, and Dows families. The collection documents the medical education, research and professional activities of doctors Carroll Dunham and Edward Kellogg Dunham, Jr.; the financial activities of Edward Kellogg Dunham Jr.; the World War I medical and the volunteer work of women, including Theodora Dunham Bodman;...
Dates of Materials: 1814-1951 [ongoing]; Majority of material found within 1855-1951

Elisabeth Telling papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00160
Abstract

Artist, Traveler, Ethnographer. The Elisabeth Telling Papers include extensive correspondence (1902-36) with her family describing her travels; diaries (1902-65); photographs and slides; writings; and her artwork. Her writings include published articles and her unpublished manuscript, "An Artist In Guatemala." Notable correspondents include playwright Stuart Walker, Sophia Smith Collection Director Margaret Storrs Grierson, sculptor Alice Morgan Wright, and artist Robert Eskridge.

Dates of Materials: 1902-1965

Ellen Gates Starr papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00151
Abstract Labor organizer; religious writer; settlement house worker; and founder, Hull House, Chicago. Papers represent 4 generations of the Starr family, primarily Ellen Gates Starr. Of particular interest is correspondence with Jane Addams pertaining to the founding of Hull House, as well as photographs and biographical information about Jane Addams. There is also extensive family correspondence and her writings on book binding and religion. Family material includes writings and letters of her aunt...
Dates of Materials: 1659 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1850-1970

Frieda Savitz paintings and prints

 Collection — Flat file folder 1: [Barcode: 310183630002706]
Identifier: SSC-MS-00298
Abstract

Painter and painting instructor. This collection consists of several watercolor paintings and two oversized prints.

Dates of Materials: 1968-1981

Hale family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00071
Abstract

Papers consist of biographical material, artwork, artifacts, correspondence, speeches, photographs, writings, and memorabilia created or kept by Hale Family members and their Everett, Beecher, Gilman, Hooker, Perkins, Stowe, and Westcott relatives. Primarily documents the households of Nathan, Sr., and Sarah Preston (Everett) Hale; Edward Everett and Emily (Perkins) Hale; Ellen Day Hale; and Philip and Lilian (Westcott) Hale.

Dates of Materials: 1787 - 1988

Juliet Barrett Rublee papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00304
Abstract

Birth control advocate; Pacifist; and Feminist. Papers include correspondence, mostly from Margaret Sanger; pamphlets on birth control and other topics; a thesis on Rublee and Sanger correspondence by Jane Bowers (1994); photographs; and glass slides used for protesting World War I.

Dates of Materials: 1917-1955

Lesbian Calendar records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00335
Abstract Lesbian business and publication. Originally a one page fold-out monthly calendar of lesbian and women's events, The Calendar quickly grew into a more lengthy newsletter. The collection includes the administrative records from its inception; some records of LOGS (Lesbians of Greater Springfield); and subject files. The latter include memorabilia, posters, catalogs, and artwork that document the local lesbian community, as well as the national and international gay, lesbian, bisexual, and...
Dates of Materials: 1912-1994; Majority of material found within 1985-1990

Louisa Stuart Costello papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630381456]
Identifier: SSC-MS-00043
Abstract

Scrapbook of poems, a letter, drawings, and photographs by Louisa and her brother, Dudley Costello.

Dates of Materials: 1825-1868

Louise Varèse papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00167
Abstract Biographer and translator. Personal and professional correspondence; photographs; writings; published and unpublished translations of reviews, manuscripts, correspondence, and printed material; research notes; and memorabilia. Material related to Edgard Varèse includes research notes, proofs, manuscripts, and reviews for the Varèse; A Looking-Glass Diary; and programs and memorabilia related to his work. Notable correspondents include Edgard Varèse, Jacques...
Dates of Materials: 1910-1983

Margaret Goddard Holt papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00196
Abstract Pacifist, Member, Grey Panthers, Artist. The Margaret Goddard Holt Papers primarily document the personal life and activism of Margaret Holt, but also include significant amounts of material generated by her husband, Lee E. Holt, and several generations of extended family. Her lifetime diaries are detailed and introspective, and document her life from adolescence through old age and there is extensive correspondence with family and close friends (including Jungian analyst and friend, Paula...
Dates of Materials: 1814-2004; Majority of material found within 1960-2000

Margaret Wooster Curti papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00038
Abstract

Professor and psychologist. Creator of a successful pre-school program at the Peoples' Institute in Northampton, Massachusetts, which evolved into a laboratory for Smith College's child psychology classes. Papers also depict family life in Nebraska and Northampton. Materials include correspondence, research, writings, photographs, scrapbooks, and artwork.

Dates of Materials: 1898-1963

Marian Storm papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00156
Abstract

Journalist, Author, Poet, Animal rights advocate, Conservationist. Papers include biographical materials; correspondence; drafts and research notes; photographs; memorabilia; artwork; journals; scrapbooks; and published and unpublished writings on Mexican society, culture, history, and natural history; animal welfare; nature and plant conservation; and travels in Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Europe.

Dates of Materials: 1857 - 1975

Marianne Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00754
Abstract

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.

Dates of Materials: 1948-2015

Mary Shannon Strudwick papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SSC-MS-00269
Abstract

Fashion designer. The collection consists of four scrapbooks and her self-published memoir, Mary Telling. The scrapbooks include photographs of Strudwick's family, travel, design work, fabric samples, and text.

Dates of Materials: 1932-1994 (ongoing)

Ms. Foundation For Women records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00583
Abstract Feminist advocacy organization. Records pertain to all aspects of the Foundation's work since its inception and include records of the Board, correspondence, emails, minutes, agendas, reports, grant applications and proposals, programs, brochures, pamphlets, publications, membership and publicity materials, photographs, posters, audiovisuals, and memorabilia. Much of the collection consists of files documenting the Foundations' projects such as Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day; Free...
Dates of Materials: 1973-2008

Ms. Magazine records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00362
Abstract

The collection contains the office files of Ms. Magazine, a magazine edited, published, and written by women, focusing on women's issues and the women's movement, including fiction, poetry, readers' letters, and "No Comment" column on sexist journalism and ads.

Dates of Materials: 1907 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1996

Nancy Cox-McCormack Cushman papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00040
Abstract Sculptor, author, and traveler. This collection documents Cushman's professional life, artistic works, and her wide social network, particularly in Chicago in the 1910's and Europe in the 1920's. The subjects of Cushman's sculptures include Benito Mussolini, Ezra Pound, Italian architect Giacomo Boni, Spanish dictator Primo de Rivera, Mohandas K. Ghandi, Clarence Darrow, and Jane Addams. All are represented to some extent in the collection as are other notables such as Stephen Vincent Benét,...
Dates of Materials: 1906-2000

Nancy Hamilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00189
Abstract Playwright, Lyricist, Actress, Producer. Collection includes correspondence; promotional material; scripts (some in braille); photographs; original film footage and soundtrack chiefly relating to filming, production and distribution of the Oscar winning documentary film Helen Keller in Her Story (1955). Included are research files, biographical information, correspondence and other papers relating to Helen Keller, Annie Sullivan, actress Katharine Cornell,...
Dates of Materials: 1862-1992; Majority of material found within 1952-1959

Phyllis Birkby papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00283
Abstract

Architect; film maker; lesbian activist; feminist; founder, Women's School of Planning and Architecture; and professor. The Birkby papers include her own documentation of women's activities through various forms of documentation. Materials include films, photographs, journals, writings, and correspondence with several notable feminists.

Dates of Materials: 1932-1994; Majority of material found within 1960-1994

Prison Birth Project records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00728
Abstract The Prison Birth Project (2008-2017) worked to "support, encourage, and train currently and formerly incarcerated mothers and trans* parents to become community leaders within a reproductive justice framework." The records include administrative files, program and event planning materials, forms, newsletters and other publications related to midwifery and the Prison Birth Project. Of particular interest are photos and videos of various events, curriculum materials related to Doula training;...
Dates of Materials: 1993 - 2018

Sturgis-Tappan family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00186
Abstract

Authors and Poets. Approximately two thirds of material is correspondence and the rest is writings and drawings. Includes pencil drawings and watercolors, drafts of poems, and one published volume. Some biographical material.

Dates of Materials: 1812-1982

Teresina R. Havens papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00211
Abstract

Professor of comparative religion; Founder, spiritual retreat Temenos, Shutesbury, MA. Included in the collection are scrapbooks from Japan and the coal mining town of Bradley, Ohio. Correspondence with family members provides insight into her personal and spiritual development. Havens' papers include dairies; Smith College student papers; published articles; teaching materials; and the papers of her mother, Teresina Peck Rowell.

Dates of Materials: 1891-1994