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Academic Departments records, ca.1880-2014
36.833 linear feet (79 containers)
Collection number: CA.MS.01010

Abstract:
The collection contains papers of academic departments, including Interdepartmental, Sciences, Languages, and Social Sciences. The collection has publications, syllabuses, source notes, department records and memos, photographs, and material on departmental clubs.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

Materials in the Smith College Archives are open for use, with the following exceptions: "Office Files," files of records created for the use of the administrative unit that created them, are closed to research for a period of 10 years following their creation. Faculty tenure and promotion files, as well as inactive faculty files are closed permanently. Student academic records, student disciplinary records, and all records containing FERPA-covered student information are closed during the lifetime of the student. Student records created 100 years or more ago are assumed to be about deceased students. In all cases, the College Archives will continue to provide public access to materials that were intended to be public at the time of their creation (press releases, publications, etc.)

Restrictions on use:

Smith College retains copyright of materials created as part of its business operations; however, copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For instances which may regard materials in the collection not created by Smith College, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

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Scope and Contents

The Academic Departments records contains material such as publications, syllabuses, source notes, department records and memos, photographs, and material on departmental clubs.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

Materials in the Smith College Archives are open for use, with the following exceptions: "Office Files," files of records created for the use of the administrative unit that created them, are closed to research for a period of 10 years following their creation. Faculty tenure and promotion files, as well as inactive faculty files are closed permanently. Student academic records, student disciplinary records, and all records containing FERPA-covered student information are closed during the lifetime of the student. Student records created 100 years or more ago are assumed to be about deceased students. In all cases, the College Archives will continue to provide public access to materials that were intended to be public at the time of their creation (press releases, publications, etc.)

Restrictions on use:

Smith College retains copyright of materials created as part of its business operations; however, copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For instances which may regard materials in the collection not created by Smith College, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

Preferred Citation

Academic Departments records, College Archives, CA-MS-01010, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.

History of the Collection

Source unknown.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Smith College Special Collections
Young Library
4 Tyler Drive
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: (413) 585-2970
Fax: (413) 585-2886

Email: specialcollections@smith.edu
URL: https://www.smith.edu/libraries/special-collections
Language
English
Other Finding Aids

Many of the accessions have container lists that are available upon request by contacting specialcollections@smith.edu


Contents List
Art: General, clubs, photographs


Box 1139
Art: Courses


Box 1140
Art: Student lecture notes -- Charlotte Baum (Class of 1915) and Catherine B. Hooper (Class of 1911)


Box 1141
Art: Slide collection accession book
1920-1929

Box 1141.1
Chemistry: A-E


Box 1245
Chemistry: F-Z


Box 1246
Chemistry: Clubs and Colloquiums


Box 1247
Chemistry: Minutes
1919-1948

Box 1248
Chemistry: Minutes
1948-1977

Box 1249
Restrictions on access:

Restricted.

Chemistry: Minutes
1977-1981

Box 1250
Restrictions on access:

Restricted.

Accession 2007-A-0062. Chemistry: Administrative files
1981-2003

Box 1250.1 Box 1250.2
Restrictions on access:

Restricted.

Classical Languages and Literatures: Greek


Box 1142
Classical Languages and Literatures: Latin


Box 1143
Classical Languages and Literatures: Publications


Box 1143.1
Education and Child Study: Courses and history


Box 1146
Education and Child Study: Teacher education


Box 1146.1
Education and Child Study: Smith College Day School


Box 1147
Education and Child Study: Smith College Campus School


Box 1147
Education and Child Study: Ellis M. Morgan Nursery School


Box 1147.1
Education and Child Study: Child Care Center


Box 1147.1
Education and Child Study: Infant Development Center


Box 1147.1
Education and Child Study: Smith-Northampton Summer School


Box 1147.1 Box 1147.2
Environmental Science


Box 1250.3
Environmental Studies: ENV 201/202 Environmental Integration II coursework interviews
2014

Box 1250.4
Geology


Box 1251
Hygiene and Bacteriology


Box 1252
Interdepartmental (General Literature, Jewish Studies, Pre-medical)


Box 1166
Italian


Box 1166
Microbiology


Box 1252
Philosophy


Box 1207
Restrictions on access:

Some restricted materials.

Physical Education: A-Z


Box 1208
Physical Education: Publications
1920-1993

Box 1209
Physical Education: Publications
ca.1994-2003

Box 1209.1
Physical Education: General and hsitory


Box 1210
Physical Education: "Preparations for Drill," etc.


Box 1211
Physical Education: Instructions to instructors


Box 1211
Physical Education: Physical examinations - Sargent record book
1896-1902

Box 1212
Physical Education: Photographs


Box 1213
Physical Education: Class cards
1959-1960

Box 1214
Restrictions on access:

Restricted

Physical Education: Class cards
1929-1959

Box 1215
Restrictions on access:

Restricted

Physical Education: Class cards
1959-1961

Box 1216
Restrictions on access:

Restricted

Physical Education: Class cards
1960-1963

Box 1217
Restrictions on access:

Restricted

Physical Education


Box 1218
Restrictions on access:

Restricted

Physical Education: Scrapbook
1913-1930

Box 1218.1
Physical Education: Scrapbook
1930-1935

Box 1218.2
Physical Education: Scrapbook
1935-1940

Box 1218.3
Physical Education: Scrapbook
1940-1945

Box 1218.4
Physical Education: Scrapbook
1945-1949

Box 1218.5
Physical Education: Scrapbook
1949-1956

Box 1218.6
Physical Education: Scrapbook
1956-1962

Box 1218.7
Physical Education: Scrapbook
1962-1969

Box 1218.8
Physics


Box 1253
Physics: Composite photographs
1880s

Box 1254
Religion: Early text book sheets


Box 1219
Religion: A-C


Box 1220
Religion: D-Z


Box 1220.1
Sciences: General


Box 1222
Sociology and Social Science


Box 1266
Sociology and Social Science: Jahnige Social Science Research Center


Box 1267
Speech: A-D


Box 1269
Speech: E-Sh


Box 1270
Speech: St-Z


Box 1271
Speech: Intercollegiate Poetry Reading Festival


Box 1272
Theater and Speech: A-P


Box 1273
Theater and Speech: Q-Z


Box 1273.1
Theatre: Syllabi
1949-1975

Box 1274
Theatre: Syllabi
1976-1977

Box 1275
Theatre: Visiting dramatic and dance groups


Box 1276
Theatre: Dance groups


Box 1277
Theatre: Dance
1913-1936

Box 1277
Theatre: Dance
1936-1953

Box 1278
Theatre: Dance
1953-2000s

Box 1279
Theatre: Dance group scrapbook
1926-1949

Box 1276.1
Theatre: Dance group scrapbook
1949-1961

Box 1276.2
Zoology: A-Courses


Box 1256
Zoology: Courses-Plans


Box 1257 Box 1257.1
Zoology: R-Z


Box 1257.2
Zoology: Biological Society


Box 1258
Zoology: Accession books


Box 1259
Zoology: Contributions 1-66


Box 1260
Zoology: Contributions 67-128


Box 1261
Zoology: Contributions 129-189


Box 1262
Zoology: Contributions 190-255


Box 1263
Zoology: Student lecture notes


Box 1264

Search Terms
The following terms represent persons, organizations, and topics documented in this collection. Use these headings to search for additional materials on this web site, in the Five College Library Catalog, or in other library catalogs and databases.

Subjects
  • Department of Art
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Classical Languages and Literatures
  • Department of Dance
  • Department of Education and Child Study
  • Department of Geology
  • Department of Italian Language and Literature
  • Department of Social Sciences
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Theatre
  • Environmental Science and Policy Program
  • Smith College--Faculty,
  • Smith College. Department of Philosophy.
  • Smith College. Department of Physics.
  • Smith College. Department of Religion and Biblical Literature
  • The Jewish Studies Program
  • Women and Financial Independence Program
  • Women's Studies Program


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