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Athletic Association Records, ca. 1900-[ongoing]
4 boxes (1.7 linear ft.)
Collection number: RG 80

Abstract:
The collection contains materials that document the history of the Athletic Association, including its constitutions and bylaws, minutes, officer notes, and information on the events sponsored by the organization.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The records are open for research according to the regulations of the Smith College Archives without any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the documents 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 organization was started in spring, 1893 as the Gymnasium and Field Association. The name was changed in 1915 to the Athletic Association. It originally had oversight of all inter-class sports, and later expanded to sanction inter-house and intercollegiate events as well. The group has also overseen parts of such college events as Father's Day, Field Day, Float Night, and Rally Day.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Athletic Association records contain materials describing the history and scope of participation of the group in college events, as well as its organization, associated groups, and the changes in athletic policy at Smith College. Types of materials include student handbooks, the constitutions and bylaws, advertisements for events, other announcements, officer records and notes, minutes, and photographs.


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

The records are open for research according to the regulations of the Smith College Archives without any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the documents 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:

Athletic Association Records, Box #, Smith College Archives.

History of the Collection

The Athletic Association records were created by the Athletic Association and donated to the College Archives.


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

Contents List
General Files


Box 1340
General
1899-c1970s

Box 1340: folder 1
Athletic Announcements and History
1900-1980

Box 1340: folder 2
Book on Sports
1917-1925

Box 1340: folder 3
Combined Athletic Announcements and History
1980-present

Box 1340: folder 4
Pamphlets
1949-1990's

Box 1340: folder 5
Photographs
1929, 1987-1993

Box 1340: folder 6
Tickets and Notices
1896-c1920s

Box 1340: folder 7
Anniversaries
1943

Box 1340: folder 8
Awards: Notices, Invitations, etc
1996

Box 1340: folder 9
Calendar: Schedule of Events
1980-1990

Box 1340: folder 10
Conferences
1955

Box 1340: folder 11
Constitution and By-laws
1911-present

Box 1340: folder 12
Father's Day


Box 1340: folder 13
Friends of Smith Athletics
2002

Box 1340: folder 14
Handbooks, Students, and House reps.
1921-1962

Box 1340: folder 15
Intercollegiate, Combined Sports Announcements
1900-1991

Box 1340.1
Intercollegiate, Combined Sports Announcements
1900-1978

Box 1340.1: folder 16
Intercollegiate, Combined Sports Announcements
1981-1982

Box 1340.1: folder 17
Intercollegiate, Combined Sports Announcements
1983-1984

Box 1340.1: folder 18
Intercollegiate, Combined Sports Announcements
1984-1985

Box 1340.1: folder 19
Intercollegiate, Combined Sports Announcements
1985-1986

Box 1340.1: folder 20
Intercollegiate, Combined Sports Announcements
1986-1987

Box 1340.1: folder 21
Intercollegiate, Combined Sports Announcements
1987-1988

Box 1340.1: folder 22
Intercollegiate, Combined Sports Announcements
1988-1989

Box 1340.1: folder 23
Intercollegiate, Combined Sports Announcements
1989-1990

Box 1340.1: folder 24
Intercollegiate, Combined Sports Announcements
1990-1991

Box 1340.1: folder 25
Intercollegiate Bulletins
1980s

Box 1340.1: folder 26
Intercollegiate Newsletter, The Unicorn
1982-1984

Box 1341: folder 1
Intercollegiate Schedules
1974-1989

Box 1341: folder 2
Inter-house Tournaments
1940-1949

Box 1341: folder 3
Inter-house Tournaments
1949-1951

Box 1341: folder 4
Inter-house Tournaments
1951-1963

Box 1341: folder 5
Inter-house Tournaments
1959-1970

Box 1341: folder 6
Intramural Program
1987-1988

Box 1341: folder 7
Letters and Emblems


Box 1341: folder 8
Little Pioneer Club
2000-2002

Box 1341: folder 9
Minutes
1931-1936

Box 1341: folder 10
Minutes
1935-1942

Box 1341: folder 11
National Girls and Women in Sport Day
1990

Box 1342: folder 1
News Clippings
1997

Box 1342: folder 2
Newsletter, Alumnae
1974

Box 1342: folder 3
Newsletter, Pioneer Sport
1992-1994

Box 1342: folder 4
Officers
1916-1939

Box 1342: folder 5
Officers
1941-1950

Box 1342: folder 6
Officers
1950-1959

Box 1342: folder 7
Officers
1960-1968

Box 1342: folder 8
Programs
1952-1969

Box 1342: folder 9
Records, Board Member and Rep Lists
1959-1974

Box 1342: folder 10
Records, Presidents
1909-1920

Box 1342: folder 11
Records, Presidents
1960s

Box 1342: folder 12
Records, Presidents
1960s (cont)

Box 1342: folder 13
Records, Treasurer
1959-1970

Box 1342: folder 14
Records, Vice President
1952-1971

Box 1342: folder 15

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