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Smith College--Students--History--Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Abe Louise Young papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00399
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.

Alumnae Oral History Project collection

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Identifier: CA-MS-00301
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.

Caroline Dwight Bain papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00762
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.

Catharine Kerlin Wilder papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00709
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...

Classes of 1921-1930 records

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Identifier: CA-MS-01019
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.

Dorothy Reed Mendenhall papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00101
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...

Evelyn Boyd Granville papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00747
Overview The collection contains the personal papers of Evelyn Boyd Granville, mathematician, computer scientist, and educator.

Fosdick family papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00305
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...

Garrison family papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00060
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,...

Katharine Edith Brand papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00248
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....

Margaret Long papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00095
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.

Marjorie Adams papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00219
Overview Teacher, high school French; Traveler. Fifteen line-a-day diaries, 1919-89. Among the entries are discussions of student life at Smith College in the 1920s.

Parker-McCollester Family papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00231
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.

Pease family papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00285
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...

Smith College Junior Year for International Studies records

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Identifier: CA-MS-01041
Overview Since 1925, the Office for International Study promotes 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, photos, office files. The records span the years from 1925-2012.

Smith College Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity records

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Identifier: CA-MS-01034
Overview The material in the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity records includes memory booklets, orientation program booklets, training program material, and a report titled "Affirmative Action."

Smith College web archive

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Identifier: CA-MS-01021
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...

Southworth-Dickinson family papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00212
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...

Student Government Association records

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Identifier: CA-MS-01047
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 Student Government Association 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...

Susan Allen Toth papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00553
Overview The collection consists of the professional papers of Susan Allen Toth, author of nonfiction essays and books, including Blooming and Ivy Days.

Transnational Adoptee Oral History Project

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Identifier: CA-MS-01124
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...