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Smith Club of Kansas City, MO Records, 1948-[ongoing]
4 boxes (1.7 linear ft.)
Collection number: RG 90

Abstract:
Contains minutes, correspondence, clippings, newsletters, and photographs.

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 Smith Club of Kansas City, MO was founded in the 1940s; the club's earliest directory dates from 1948. The main functions of the Club are to arrange social events for the alumnae in the area and to fundraise for Smith Fund scholarships through their annual Art Forum which features lectures and a luncheon at the local museum. The Candidate's Committee recruits for Smith College in the Kansas City area through informational and social events and book awards.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection contains Club notebooks, President's files, Club newsletters, correspondence with the Smith College Alumnae Association (AASC), membership directories, files of Club events including the Club's annual Art Forum fundraiser. The President's files contain correspondence, clippings, photographs, Alumnae Council reports, minutes, mailings, and information on membership and events, specifically financial reports, chairman's reports, minutes, and other materials concerning the Club's annual Art Forum fundraiser. The Club notebooks contain mailings, newsletters, clippings, and photographs. The papers span from 1948 until 2001, and concentrate mainly on the Club's activities and records from the 1970s and 1980s.


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:

Smith Club of Kansas City, MO, Box #, Smith College Archives.

History of the Collection

The Smith Club of Kansas City, MO Records were donated over a period of time to the Smith College Archives from a variety of sources.


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
Club Notebook (2 folders)
1976-93

Box 1
Club Notebook
1981-96

Box 1
Club Notebook
1985-97

Box 1
President's File
1955-60

Box 1
President's File
1964-65

Box 1
President's File
1967-68

Box 1
President's File
1969-71

Box 1
President's File (2 folders)
1974-75

Box 1
President's File
1975-76

Box 1
President's File
1976-77

Box 1
President's File
1977-78

Box 2
President's File
1978-79

Box 2
President's File (2 folders)
1979-80

Box 2
President's File (2 folders)
1980-81

Box 2
President's File (2 folders)
1981-82

Box 2
President's File
1989

Box 2
President's File
1992-95

Box 2
President's File
2001-02

Box 2
President's File
2003

Box 2
Annual Meeting Minutes and Mailings
1968-99, n.d.

Box 2
Executive Committee Minutes
1981, 1990, n.d.

Box 2
Smith Club Strategic Planning Committee Roster
n.d.

Box 2
Treasurer's Reports and Correspondence
1971-94

Box 2
Dues Statements
1992-93

Box 2
Alumnae Council Reports
1988-89

Box 2
Candidate's Committee Report
1992

Box 2
Correspondence with AASC: General
1982-2003

Box 3
Correspondence with AASC: Annual Report
1992-93

Box 3
Correspondence with AASC: R.A.C.E. Kit
1968

Box 3
Correspondence re: Taggart Memorial Gift
2002

Box 3
Correspondence with Students
1988, n.d.

Box 3
Directories
1948-49, 1969-2004

Box 3
Bills and Correspondence re: Directory 1984
1984

Box 3
Ivy League Association
1984

Box 3
Networking Notes and Responses to Smith Survey
1980

Box 3
Newsletters
1974-97

Box 3
Newsletters from other Smith Clubs
1995-97

Box 3
Survey re: Club and Art Forum
1999

Box 3
Events: General
1989, n.d.

Box 3
Art Forum
1968

Box 3
Art Forum
1976

Box 3
Art Forum
1977

Box 3
Art Forum
1979

Box 3
Art Forum
1980

Box 3
Art Forum
1982

Box 3
Art Forum
1983

Box 3
Art Forum
1984

Box 4
Art Forum
1985

Box 4
Art Forum
1987

Box 4
Art Forum
1988

Box 4
Art Forum
1990

Box 4
Art Forum
1991

Box 4
Art Forum
1992

Box 4
Art Forum
1993

Box 4
Art Forum
1994

Box 4
Art Forum
1995

Box 4
Art Forum
1996

Box 4
Art Forum
1997

Box 4
Art Forum
1998

Box 4
Art Forum
1999

Box 4
Art Forum
2000

Box 4
Art Forum
2001

Box 4
Art Forum: Comparative Finances
1972-85

Box 4
Art Forum: Undated
n.d.

Box 4
Centennial (Smith College)
1975

Box 4
Jill Ker Conway Visit
1984

Box 4
Jill Ker Conway Visit
1985

Box 4
Garden Tour
1960

Box 4
Rally Day
1982-83

Box 4
Recollections
1980

Box 4
Clippings
2001

Box 4

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