Smith College -- Faculty
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Overview B. Elizabeth “Betty” Horner was an educator, biologist, advocate for women and science, and a professor at Smith College where she spent her entire professional life. Her papers document her personal and professional life, especially her research on Australian rodents and her correspondence with colleagues, professional organizations, mentees and students, family, and friends.
Dates of Materials: 1886 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2005
Scope and Contents Oral history of C. John Burk, professor of Botany, conducted by Kelly Anderson, oral historian. Includes video recording and transcript. In this interview, Burk reflects on his education, his career at Smith, and on his research interests. Burk shares his keen observations about the evolution of the sciences at Smith, the changes over time to the Botanic Garden and Lyman Plant House, and the shifting landscape of the college itself. Burk’s interview is a terrific window into the history of...
Dates of Materials: 2018 May 22-23
Overview Cecelia M. Kenyon was a professor of government at Smith College for 36 years. The Cecelia M. Kenyon papers are made up primarily of Dr. Kenyon's professional papers including annotated books and other research materials, notes and drafts of writing projects, and planning and resource materials for her classes at Smith.
Dates of Materials: 1940 - 2005
Overview Professor, Exercise and Sport Studies. Materials documenting Shelton's work as Smith College professor of Exercise and Sports Studies, as consultant for various girl's and women's sports organizations, and as a presenter at national and international conferences and workshops concerning advocacy for women's sports. Documentation of Shelton's work with the International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG), the International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women...
Dates of Materials: 1964-2016
Overview Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz is a professor emerita of History and American Studies at Smith College and a writer, whose research ranges over a number of areas: urban life, cultural philanthropy, women, higher education, biography, sexuality, sexual representation, censorship, intimate life, understandings of health and illness, understanding of the landscape, and tourism. Papers include writings by Horowitz, correspondence, and materials pertaining to published books, teaching, and professional...
Dates of Materials: 1908 - 2016
Overview Martha Ackelsberg is the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor Emerita of Government and Professor Emerita of the Study of Women and Gender at Smith College. Born in 1946 in New York City to Socialist Zionist parents, Ackelsberg earned a bachelors degree in social studies from Radcliffe College, and a masters and doctorate degrees in political philosophy from Princeton. While at Princeton, she explored anarchist theories of justice in Godwin, Bakunin and Kropotkin, and her dissertation focused on...
Dates of Materials: 1929 - 2015
Overview The collection documents the professional work of Myron Glazer, Smith College professor of Sociology and Jewish Studies from 1965-2006, chair of the Sociology Department (1974-1984, 1996), co-director of the Project on Women and Social Change, co-director of Jewish Studies, and member of the graduate faculty at the University of Massachusetts. Particularly well documented is Myron and Penina Glazer's research in the sociology of whistle blowing and of environmental activism. Also included in...
Dates of Materials: 1946 - 2010
Overview The Office of the Provost and Dean of the Faculty directs and integrates the varied academic efforts of the college to create a thriving community and supports faculty across the arc of their professional lives—through curricular innovation, compensation, professional development and external grants. The Office of the Provost/Dean of the Faculty records contain files on tenure and promotion committees, meetings, inactive faculty, personnel.
Dates of Materials: 1875 - 2019
Overview The papers of Ruth Lee Kennedy contain material related to her career at Smith College and the University of Arizona as professor of Spanish literature and her distinguished career as a scholar of Spanish literature's Golden Age (17th century), especially the works of Tirso de Molina.
Dates of Materials: 1900 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1930-1988
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 The Office of the Dean provides administrative oversight and leadership for the School for Social Work. It oversees all academic, administrative, and social aspects of the school's departments, students, faculty, and staff. The Smith College School for Social Work, Office of the Dean records contains the administrative and programmatic records of the Office of the Dean, including records related to the departments and committees overseen by the office.
Dates of Materials: 1917 - 2011
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