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Class of 1897 Records, 1893-1967
35 boxes (20.3 linear ft.)
Collection number: RG 80

Abstract:
This collection is in 35 boxes and contains photographs, invitations, songs, newspaper clippings, letters, and other memorabilia from the commencement and reunions of the Class of 1897, 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 1897 was the nineteenth entering class and the nineteenth graduating class of Smith College.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Class of 1897 records, 1893-1967, contain materials describing the history and activities of the Class of 1897, including materials from commencement, reunions, senior dramatics, and other important events. Types of materials include photographs, invitations, songs, newspaper clippings, letters, and other memorabilia.

Individual biographical files are also available, and often include photographs, photo albums, newspaper clippings, letters and correspondences, scrap books 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 1897 Records, Box #, Smith College Archives.

History of the Collection

The Class of 1897 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
1897

Box 1525: folder 1
Collation and Alumnae Tea
1897

Box 1525: folder 2
Commencement
1897

Box 1525: folder 3
Commencement: Photos
1897

Box 1525: folder 4
Commencement: Music
1897

Box 1525: folder 5
Class History
1893-1920's

Box 1525: folder 6
Freshman Grind by Class of 1896
n.d.

Box 1525: folder 7
Groups
1893-1897

Box 1525: folder 8
Groups
1893-1897

Box 1525: folder 9
Ivy Day
1897

Box 1525: folder 10
Ivy Day: Photos
1897

Box 1525: folder 11
Junior Prom
1896

Box 1525: folder 12
Junior Reception given by Class of 1898
1896

Box 1525: folder 13
Junior Ushers
1896

Box 1525: folder 14
Class Secretary's Correspondence
1957-1963

Box 1526: folder 1
Photographs: Groups
1895

Box 1526: folder 2
Class Letters
1919-1967

Box 1526: folder 3
Pins
1907

Box 1526: folder 4
Secretary's Report
1893-1913

Box 1526: folder 5
Songs
1893-1897

Box 1526: folder 6
Sophomore Receptions
1893

Box 1526: folder 7
Sophomore-Senior Reception for 1895
1895

Box 1526: folder 8
Student Rooms
n.d.

Box 1526: folder 9
Class Supper
1897

Box 1526: folder 10
Treasurer's Report
1895-1958

Box 1526: folder 11
Unidentified
n.d.

Box 1526: folder 12
"Weep"
1894

Box 1526: folder 13
Reunions
1912-1962

Box 1527: folder 1
Reunion Bulletin
1918-1927

Box 1527: folder 2
Reunion
1898

Box 1527: folder 3
Reunion
190

Box 1527: folder 4
Reunion
1907-1910

Box 1527: folder 5
Reunion
1907

Box 1527: folder 6
Reunion
1912

Box 1527: folder 7
Reunion
1917

Box 1527: folder 8
Reunion
1922

Box 1527: folder 9
Reunion
1932

Box 1528: folder 1
Reunion
1937

Box 1528: folder 2
Reunion
1942

Box 1528: folder 3
Reunion
1947

Box 1528: folder 4
Reunion
1950

Box 1528: folder 5
Reunion
1952

Box 1528: folder 6
Reunion
1957

Box 1528: folder 7
Reunion
1962-1967

Box 1528: folder 8
Reunion Memorabilia
n.d.

Box 1528: folder 9
Reunion Songs
n.d.

Box 1528: folder 10
Senior Dramatics: The Merchant of Venice


Box 1529: folder 1
Senior Dramatics
1897

Box 1529: folder 2
Senior Dramatics- Photographs
1897

Box 1529: folder 3
Senior Dramatics- Photographs
1897

Box 1529: folder 4
Senior Dramatics- Photographs
1897

Box 1529: folder 5
Senior Dramatics- Photographs
1897

Box 1529: folder 6
Senior Dramatics: Prompt Book
1897

Box 1529.1: folder 1
Senior Dramatics: Prompt Book and Clippings
1897

Box 1529.1: folder 2
Senior Dramatics: Stage Properties Book
1897

Box 1529.1: folder 3
Memorabilia


Box OV

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