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Department of Afro-American Studies Records, 1970s-[ongoing] (Bulk: 1970s)
1 box (2 linear inches)
Collection number: RG 52

Abstract:
This collection is in two folders and contains literary journals, photographs, pamphlets, course listings, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, paper assignments, final and mid-year exams, and assorted fliers.

Terms of Access and Use: Restrictions on use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Smith College Archives. Smith College owns copyright to any published material relating to college events and activities. Provenance and copyright ownership of other materials is unknown and researchers are responsible for determining any question of copyright.

Smith College Archives
Northampton, MA

Historical Note

The Afro-American Studies Department at Smith College was established in 1970. Smith was one of the first colleges to establish an Afro-American Studies department.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Afro-American Studies Department records contain materials describing the offerings and activities of the department. Types of materials include various photographs of faculty as well as original copies of student literary magazines, Afro-American Studies at Smith pamphlets, department announcements, minutes from the Committee on Afro-American Studies, paper assignments, exam questions, and one copy of the Smith College Journal of Afro-American Studies.


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

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Smith College Archives. Smith College owns copyright to any published material relating to college events and activities. Provenance and copyright ownership of other materials is unknown and researchers are responsible for determining any question of copyright.

Preferred Citation

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

Smith College Dept. of Afro-American Studies Records, Box #, Smith College Archives.

History of the Collection

The Afro-American Studies Department records were created by the department and transferred to the College Archives over a period of time.

Processing Information

Processed by Elisha Winkler


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

Contents List
Department journals, photographs, fliers, course listings, meeting minutes, newspaper clipping
1970-71, 1973, 1980-81, 1994

Box 1138: folder 1
Department photographs, paper assignment, final and mid-year exam questions
1975-77, 1980, 1982

Box 1138: folder 2

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