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Christmas records, 1900-1991
0.625 linear feet (2 containers)
Collection number: CA.MS.00111

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:

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

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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Biographical / Historical

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.

Scope and Contents

Materials include cards, programs, clippings, and photographs.


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

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

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

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

Christmas records, Box #, Smith College Archives, CA-MS-00111, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.

History of the Collection

Source unknown

Processing Information

Processed by Abby Schlessinger.


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
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

Box 3081
Christmas Cards
1951

Box 3081
Christmas Cards
1953

Box 3081
Christmas Cards
1954

Box 3081
Christmas Cards
1955

Box 3081
Christmas Cards
1956

Box 3081
Christmas Cards
1957

Box 3081
Christmas Cards
1958

Box 3081
Christmas Cards
1959

Box 3081
Christmas Cards
1960

Box 3081
Christmas Cards
1961

Box 3081
Christmas Cards
1962

Box 3081
Christmas Cards
1963

Box 3081
Christmas Cards
1964

Box 3081
Christmas Cards
1965

Box 3081
Christmas Cards
1966

Box 3081
Christmas Cards
1967

Box 3081
Christmas Vespers: Photographs
1949-1970

Box 3081
Christmas Vespers: Programs
1900-1920

Box 3081
Christmas Vespers: Programs
1921-1940

Box 3081
Christmas Vespers: Programs
1941-1950

Box 3081
Christmas Vespers: Programs
1951-1960

Box 3081
Christmas Vespers: Programs
1961-1970

Box 3081
General
1900-1970

Box 3081
Newspaper Clippings
1900-1935

Box 3081
Newspaper Clippings
1936-1950

Box 3081
Newspaper Clippings
1951-1970

Box 3081
Photographs
1914-1970

Box 3081
"See Also"
undated

Box 3081
Christmas Vepsers: Photographs
1971

Box 3082
Christmas Vespers: Programs
1971-1980

Box 3082
Christmas Vespers: Programs
1981-1990

Box 3082
Christmas Vespers: Programs
1991

Box 3082
Christmas Vespers
undated

Box 3082
Newspaper Clippings
1971

Box 3082
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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