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Christmas Files, 1900-[ongoing]
2 boxes (.75 linear ft.)
Collection number: RG 80

Abstract:
Since 1900, Christmas at Smith College has involved the sending of cards, the singing of carols, and the annual Vespers. Smith College's Christmas Vespers have allowed religious and non-religious students alike to come together and appreciate the music and spirit of the holiday season for over one hundred years. Materials include cards, programs, clippings, and photographs.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

All of the files are open to the public according to the regulations of the Smith College Archives.

Restrictions on use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. In order to publish any material contained in the records of Christmas at Smith College, permission must be obtained from the Smith College Archives.

Smith College Archives
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note

Since 1900, Christmas at Smith College has involved the sending of cards, the singing of carols, and, of course, the annual Vespers. Smith College's Christmas Vespers have allowed religious and non-religious students alike to come together and appreciate the music and spirit of the holiday season for over one hundred years. At this annual candlelight ceremony, Smith College choral groups perform seasonal songs and religious readings.

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

All of the files are open to the public according to the regulations of the Smith College Archives.

Restrictions on use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. In order to publish any material contained in the records of Christmas at Smith College, permission must be obtained from the Smith College Archives.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

Christmas Files, Box #, Smith College Archives.

History of the Collection

Processing Information

Processed by Abby Schlessinger.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Smith College Archives
Northampton, MA 01063

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

Email: nyoung@smith.edu
URL: http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/archives
Language
English.
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Contents List
Calendar of Stations
1942

Box 3081
Christmas Cards
1912-1913

Box 3081
Christmas Cards
1949

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Christmas Cards
1951

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Christmas Cards
1953

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Christmas Cards
1954

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Christmas Cards
1955

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Christmas Cards
1956

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Christmas Cards
1957

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Christmas Cards
1958

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Christmas Cards
1959

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Christmas Cards
1960

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Christmas Cards
1961

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Christmas Cards
1962

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Christmas Cards
1963

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Christmas Cards
1964

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Christmas Cards
1965

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Christmas Cards
1966

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Christmas Cards
1967

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Christmas Vespers: Photographs
1949-1970

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Christmas Vespers: Programs
1900-1920

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Christmas Vespers: Programs
1921-1940

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Christmas Vespers: Programs
1941-1950

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Christmas Vespers: Programs
1951-1960

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Christmas Vespers: Programs
1961-1970

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General
1900-1970

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Newspaper Clippings
1900-1935

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Newspaper Clippings
1936-1950

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Newspaper Clippings
1951-1970

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Photographs
1914-1970

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"See Also"
n.d.

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Christmas Vepsers: Photographs
1971-

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Christmas Vespers: Programs
1971-1980

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Christmas Vespers: Programs
1981-1990

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Christmas Vespers: Programs
1991-

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Christmas Vespers
n.d.

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Newspaper Clippings
1971-

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Photographs
1971-

Box 3082

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Subjects
  • Christmas cards--Massachusetts--Northampton.
  • Christmas--Massachusetts--Northampton.
  • Smith College--History--Sources.
  • Smith College--Students--Social life and customs.


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