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Smith Club of Kansas City, MO records, 1948-2004
1.667 linear feet (4 containers)
Collection number: CA.MS.00333

Abstract:
The Smith Club of Kansas City, MO was founded in the 1940s; the club's earliest directory dates from 1948. Its records contain minutes, correspondence, clippings, newsletters, and photographs.

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

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

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 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:

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

Smith Club of Kansas City, MO, Smith College Archives, CA-MS-00333, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.

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
Articles and Bylaws
1974-1995

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 undated

Box 2
Executive Committee Minutes
1981 1990 undated

Box 2
Smith Club Strategic Planning Committee Roster
undated

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
Dues Statements
1992-1993

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 undated

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 undated

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
undated

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
Tour of Kansas City - "Gold Key"
1967-1968

Box 4

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