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Nancy Toppan Little papers, 1914-1978 (Bulk: 1914-1918)
0.417 linear feet (1 container)
Collection number: CA.MS.00018

Abstract:
Smith graduate. Contains correspondence from Smith, memorabilia book , class songs, programs, and memoirs of college reunions.

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

Nancy Toppan Little, class of 1918, lived her entire life in Newburyport, Massachusetts. During her four years at Smith she studied Math, English, German, History, Latin, Biblical Literature, Geology, Philosophy, Physics, Economics and Physical Education and was a member of the Math Club. She also taught classes in Arithmetic and Geography at the People's Institute of Northampton. Between her graduation and her marriage on June 16, 1920 to Herbert Greenleaf Noyes, also of Newburyport, she worked briefly as a bank clerk. Her sixty-one-year marriage produced three sons, nine grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Until her death in 1995, Little delighted in outdoor walks and visits from her large family.

Scope and Contents

The Nancy Toppan Little Papers contain correspondence to her family from her enrollment at Smith College in 1914 until her graduation in 1918. The papers also contain materials relating to her college career, including a memorabilia book, class songs, programs from Smith theatrical events, and memoirs of her 45th and 60th college reunions.


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:

Nancy Toppan Little Papers, Box #, Smith College Archives, CA-MS-00018, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.

History of the Collection

Source unknown

Processing Information

Processed by Caroline Hasenyager, '02 and Valerie Love, '02.


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
Correspondence
ca.Sept 1914 - Dec 1914

Box 1916: folder 1
Correspondence
Jan 1915 - June 1915

Box 1916: folder 2
Correspondence
ca.Sept 1915 - Dec 1915

Box 1916: folder 3
Correspondence
Jan 1916 - June 1916

Box 1916: folder 4
Correspondence
ca.Sept 1916 - Dec 1916

Box 1916: folder 5
Correspondence
Jan 1917 - June 1917

Box 1916: folder 6
Correspondence
ca.Sept 1917 - Dec 1917

Box 1916: folder 7
Correspondence
Jan 1918 - June 1918

Box 1916: folder 8
Memorabilia Book
1914 - 18

Box 1916: folder 9
Photographs
1918 undated

Box 1916: folder 10
Smith College- Athletic Invitations
1916 - 18

Box 1916: folder 11
Smith College- Class Songs
1915 1918 undated

Box 1916: folder 12
Smith College- Concert Programs
1915 - 18

Box 1916: folder 13
Smith College- Miscellaneous
1918 undated

Box 1916: folder 14
Smith College- Notes to Nancy Little
1914 1915 1916 undated

Box 1916: folder 15
Smith College- People's Institute
1915-16

Box 1916: folder 16
Smith College- Play Bills
1915- 18

Box 1916: folder 17
Smith College- Report Cards
1914 -18

Box 1916: folder 18
Post Smith College- Notes
1954

Box 1916: folder 19
Post Smith College- Play Bills
1919 1920 undated

Box 1916: folder 20
Post Smith College- Reunion Materials
1963 1978

Box 1916: folder 21

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Subjects
  • Little, Nancy Toppan.
  • Smith College--Students.


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