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Honorary Degree Files, 1910-[ongoing]
8 boxes (3 linear ft.)
Collection number: RG 12

Abstract:
Contains press releases, newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, as well as biographical information on those awarded the honorary degree, and information about the particular Commencement when the degree was awarded.

Terms of Access and Use: Restrictions on use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the 12. Honorary Degree Files must be requested from the Smith College Archives. Official Smith correspondence and documents are copyrighted by the Smith College Archives. Provenance and copyright ownership of other materials is unknown and researchers are responsible for determining any question of copyright.

Smith College Archives
Northampton, MA

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Honorary Degree files, 1910-present, located in the Smith College Archives, contain press releases, newspaper clippings, photographs, and correspondence concerning the process of awarding the honorary degree at Smith, as well as biographical information on those awarded the honorary degree, and information about the particular Commencement when the degree was awarded. These files were maintained by the Office of Public Relations, as well as the Office of the Board of Trustees and transferred over a period of years.

This collection is organized into five series:


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

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the 12. Honorary Degree Files must be requested from the Smith College Archives. Official Smith correspondence and documents are copyrighted by the Smith College Archives. 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:

Honorary Degree Files, Box #, Smith College Archives.

History of the Collection
Accruals:

Additions to these records arrive in the College Archives on a regular basis. Please contact the College Archives for the most up-to-date information.

Processing Information

Processed by Katrina Cokeng.


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.