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Class of 1896 Records, 1892-1961
15 boxes (10.4 linear ft.)
Collection number: RG 80

Abstract:
This collection contains photographs, invitations, songs, newspaper clippings, and other memorabilia from the commencement and reunions of the Class of 1896, as well as individual student files.

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 Class of 1896 was the eighteenth entering class and the eighteenth graduating class of Smith College.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Class of 1896 records, 1892-1961, contain materials describing the history and activities of the Class of 1896, including materials from commencement, reunions, senior dramatics, and other important events. Types of materials include photographs, invitations, songs, newspaper clippings, and other memorabilia.

Individual biographical files are also available, and often include photographs, photo albums, newspaper clippings, letters and correspondences, and class notes.


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:

Class of 1896 Records, Box #, Smith College Archives.

History of the Collection

The Class of 1896 records were created by the students 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
Baccalaureate Service
1896

Box 1514: folder 1
Class History
1896

Box 1514: folder 2
Class Secretary Correspondence
1960-1961

Box 1514: folder 3
Commencement
1896

Box 1514: folder 4
Commencement Photos
1896

Box 1514: folder 5
Commencement Music
1896

Box 1514: folder 6
Commencement Speaker
1896

Box 1514: folder 7
Freshman Frolic
1892

Box 1514: folder 8
Groups
1892-1896

Box 1514: folder 9
Ivy Day
1896

Box 1514: folder 10
Ivy Day Photos
1896

Box 1514: folder 11
Junior Reception given by Class of 1897
1896

Box 1514: folder 12
Junior Prom
1895

Box 1514: folder 13
Junior Ushers
1895

Box 1514: folder 14
Letters
1896-1940

Box 1514: folder 15
Organizations
1896

Box 1514: folder 16
Publications
1916

Box 1514: folder 17
Senior Reception
1896

Box 1514: folder 18
Sophomore Reception
1892

Box 1514: folder 19
Songs
n.d.

Box 1514: folder 20
Class Supper
1896

Box 1514: folder 21
Reunions: photographs
1906-1941

Box 1515: folder 1
Reunions
1896-1916

Box 1515: folder 2
Reunions: Decennial
1906

Box 1515: folder 3
Reunions
1911

Box 1515: folder 4
Reunions: Sophia Smith Homestead
1916

Box 1515: folder 5
Reunions
1916

Box 1515: folder 6
Reunions
1921

Box 1515: folder 7
Reunions
1931

Box 1515: folder 8
Reunions
1936

Box 1515: folder 9
Reunions
1941

Box 1515: folder 10
Reunions
1946

Box 1515: folder 11
Reunions
1951

Box 1515: folder 12
Reunions
1956

Box 1515: folder 13
Reunions: Songs
n.d.

Box 1515: folder 14
Reunions: Memorabilia
n.d.

Box 1515: folder 15
Senior Dramatics
1896

Box 1516: folder 1
Senior Dramatics: Photographs
1896

Box 1516: folder 2
Senior Dramatics: Photographs
1896

Box 1516: folder 3
Senior Dramatics: Photographs
1896

Box 1516: folder 4
Senior Dramatics: Photographs
1896

Box 1516: folder 5
Senior Dramatics: Photographs
1896

Box 1516: folder 6
Costumes


Box OV

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