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Annetta Isabel Clark Papers, 1907-1952
4 boxes (1.80 linear ft.)
Collection number: RG 42

Abstract:
Secretary to the Smith College President (1909-46) and to the Smith College Board of Trustees (1919-1952). Contains biographical material, correspondence, and photographs.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers 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

Biographical Note
  • Assistant Registrar, Smith College, 1907-09
  • Secretary to the President, 1909-46
  • Secretary to the Board of Trustees, 1919-52
  • Secretary to the Faculty, 1922-24

Annetta Isabel Clark was born in Northampton, MA on April 30, 1881 to Edwin Cook Clark and Mona C. Vogel Clark. Clark attended Northampton High School and graduated from Smith College with the class of 1904. From 1904-05 Clark taught at Springfield Business College, and between 1905-07 taught high school in Perth Amboy, NJ before returning to Smith as Assistant Registrar. From 1909-46, Clark worked as secretary to the President at Smith for the first four presidents of the college, as well as Secretary to the Board of Trustees from 1919-52 and Secretary to the Faculty from 1922-24.

Clark was active in many organizations, and served as secretary and president of the Northampton Community Chest, was a member of the Board of Directors of the Northampton Red Cross, and served as secretary of the Smith Student Aid Society. She was also a member of the Business and Professional Women's Association and served as the secretary of the Hampshire County branch of the American Association of University Women for two years. In 1929, the college awarded Clark an honorary MA degree. Clark retired from her work at Smith officially in 1952.

Clark died at the age of 80 on October 9, 1961 after a lingering illness.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Annetta Isabel Clark Papers contain biographical materials, correspondence, numerous photographs, writings, and tributes spanning Clark's career as a staff member at Smith College.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The papers 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:

Annetta Isabel Clark Papers, Box #, Smith College Archives.

History of the Collection


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
Biographical Materials
1938, n. d.

Box 713: folder 1
Birthdays
1891, 1952

Box 713: folder 2
Correspondence: Abbott, Jere
1936-1960

Box 713: folder 3
Ainsworth, Dorothy S.
1960

Box 713: folder 4
Allen, Mary Adele
1939

Box 713: folder 5
Blakeslee, Albert F.
1952

Box 713: folder 6
Bourland, Caroline Brown
1939

Box 713: folder 7
Burton, Nina
1934

Box 713: folder 8
Byard, Margaret (Mather)
1933

Box 713: folder 9
Caverno, Julia H.
1941

Box 713: folder 10
Clark, Annetta (to others)
1934-56

Box 713: folder 11
Coolidge, Grace G.
1935, 1946

Box 713: folder 12
Cutler, Anna Alice
1941-42

Box 713: folder 13
Davis, Gladys W.
n. d.

Box 713: folder 14
Davis, Hallie F.
1942, 1952

Box 713: folder 15
Davis, Herbert
1940-57

Box 713: folder 16
Deane, Sidney N.
1928, n. d.

Box 713: folder 17
Folinsbee, John F.
1948

Box 713: folder 18
Galbraith, A. V.
1939

Box 713: folder 19
Garrison, Eleanor
1949

Box 713: folder 20
Greene, Helen French
1946

Box 713: folder 21
Grierson, Margaret Storrs
1960

Box 713: folder 22
Halverson, Harlan
1941

Box 713: folder 23
Hill, Justina H.
1942

Box 713: folder 24
Hodgkinson, Laura (Cabot)
1950

Box 713: folder 25
Huntington, Frances
(Carpenter)n. d.

Box 713: folder 26
Kane, Amanda (Bryan)
1927

Box 713: folder 27
Lamont, Thomas S.
1951

Box 713: folder 28
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow
1935

Box 713: folder 29
McElwain, Mary Belle
1952

Box 713: folder 30
Mensel, Mary Elizabeth
1952

Box 713: folder 31
Morrow, Elizabeth Cutter
1929-54

Box 713: folder 32
Morrow, Elisabeth Reeve
n. d

Box 713: folder 33
Neilson, Allan
1918

Box 713: folder 34
Neilson, Margaret
1943

Box 713: folder 35
Neilson, William Allen
1917, 1944

Box 713: folder 36
Nicolson, Marjorie H.
n. d.

Box 713: folder 37
Patch, Howard R.
1961

Box 713: folder 38
Perry, Alice (Cone)
1913

Box 713: folder 29
Randall, Helen W.
1946

Box 713: folder 40
Sabel, G. A.
1934

Box 713: folder 41
Seelye, L. Clark
1907

Box 713: folder 42
Snow, Judith Johnston
1957

Box 713: folder 43
Stevenson, George S.
1949

Box 713: folder 44
Thorp, Margaret Farrand
1955

Box 713: folder 45
Turner, J. W. Cecil
1942

Box 713: folder 46
Vorenkamp, Alphons
1934-42

Box 713: folder 47
Withington, Robert
1952 , 1954

Box 713: folder 48
Wright, Benjamin Fletcher
1949

Box 713: folder 49
Wright, Polly
n.d.

Box 713: folder 50
Crossword Puzzles
n. d.

Box 713: folder 51
Diplomas, Certificates and Honorary Degree
1929

Box 713: folder 52
Elizabeth Morrow School
1956

Box 713: folder 53
Emeritus
1952

Box 713: folder 54
Family Record
n. d.

Box 713: folder 55
General
1923-52

Box 714: folder 1
Handwriting Analysis
1952

Box 714: folder 2
Holland Relief
1953

Box 714: folder 3
Ink-blot Autographs
1908-16

Box 714: folder 4
Hard Lines by Ogden Nash
1931

Box 714: folder 5
Neilson of Smith College, Corrections
n. d.

Box 714: folder 6
Neilson of Smith College, Publications
1955

Box 714: folder 7
Notes
1910-13

Box 714: folder 8
Obituaries
1961

Box 714: folder 9
Oral history interview with Miles Henley
1934

Box 714: folder 10
Pins and Seal
1904

Box 714: folder 11
Presidents of Smith College
n. d.

Box 714: folder 12
Publications
1954

Box 714: folder 13
Scholarship
1961

Box 714: folder 14
Sketches
n. d.

Box 714: folder 15
Speeches
1932-57

Box 714: folder 16
Tributes
1952

Box 714: folder 17
Verse and Prose
n. d.

Box 714: folder 18
Photographs
1904-1959

Box 715: folder 1
Photographs
n. d.

Box 715: folder 2
Photo Album I
1934-1951

Box 715
Photo Album II
1946-1951

Box 715
Retirement
1952

Box 716: folder 1
Retirement Party
1952

Box 716: folder 2
Framed Photograph
n. d.

Box 716
Relief by Marion Wakeman
1952

Box 716

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