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Ruth Bernstein Papers, 1945 - 1949
1 document box ( .5 linear ft.)
Collection number: 80

Abstract:
Alumna, Class of 1949. Contains correspondence, class notes, and pamphlets.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The records are open for research according to the regulations of the Smith College Archives except where noted in the finding aid.

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

Biographical Note

Please contact the College Archives for Ruth Bernstein's biographical information.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection contains correspondence written by Ruth "Babs" Bernstein to her parents and sister "Mar". A dedicated correspondent, the collection includes daily and weekly correspondence from the entirety of her first year to her junior year at Smith College. The collection also contains a few letters received during her time at Smith College as well as a number of pamphlets, flyers, and class notes from 1945 - 1949.


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 except where noted in the finding aid.

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:

Ruth Bernstein Papers, Box #, Smith College Archives

History of the Collection

The Ruth Bernstein Papers, 1945 - 1949 were created by Ruth Bernstein and donated to the College Archives at the Class of 1949's 50th reunion in May, 2009.

Processing Information

Hilary Buxton, Class of 2011; Elizabeth Carron, Archives Specialist


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
Series I: Correspondence Sent



September - October, 1945
1945

Box 1: folder 1
November - December, 1945
1945

Box 1: folder 2
January - February, 1946
1946

Box 1: folder 3
March - April, 1946
1946

Box 1: folder 4
May - June, 1946
1946

Box 1: folder 5
December, 1946 - April, 1947
1946-1947

Box 1: folder 6
May - June, 1947
1947

Box 1: folder 7
September - October, 1947
1947

Box 1: folder 8
November - December, 1947
1947

Box 1: folder 9
January - February, 1948
1948

Box 1: folder 10
March - April, 1948
1948

Box 1: folder 11
Series II: Correspondence Received



December, 1945 - February, 1946
1945-1946

Box 1: folder 12
miscellaneous
1945-1948

Box 1: folder 13
class notes
1945-1948

Box 1: folder 14

Search Terms
The following terms represent persons, organizations, and topics documented in this collection. Use these headings to search for additional materials on this web site, in the Five College Library Catalog, or in other library catalogs and databases.

Subjects
  • Smith College -- Alumni and alumnae -- History -- Sources
  • Smith College -- Students
  • Smith College -- Social life and customs -- Sources

Genre terms
  • correspondence


APPENDIX: Letter Index

This guide to topics within this collection was prepared by Madison White, Class of 2016.

SubjectLocation
Amherst CollegeOctober 17, 1945
10/29/1945
11/11/1945
4/21/1946
March 15,1948
Social Life11/7/1945
11/24/1945
3/18/1946
4/28/1946
5/6/1946
5/16/1946
College Curriculum5/16/1946
4/17/1947
4/21/1947
Arts, Drama, and Music10/25/1945
12/6/1945
12/17/1945
11/12/1946
1/21/1946

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