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Department of Biological Sciences Records, 1902-[ongoing]
10 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
Collection number: RG 52

Abstract:
Records include information regarding committees, courses, exams, department memos, minutes from department meetings, as well as information and publicity regarding lectures and symposiums sponsored by the department. There is also information regarding the Sigma Xi Society and the H.H. Wilder Collection.

Terms of Access and Use: Restrictions on use:

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. Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the 52.Departments: Biological Sciences must be requested from the Smith College Archives.

Smith College Archives
Northampton, MA

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Biological Sciences Department papers, 1912- present, contain materials regarding committees, courses, (including Genetics, Marine Biology, Paleobiology, and Zoology) exams, department memos, minutes from department meetings, as well as information and publicity regarding lectures and symposiums sponsored by the department. There is also information regarding the Sigma Xi Society and the H.H. Wilder Collection. These files were maintained by B. Elizabeth Horner and transferred to the Smith College Archives over a period of time.


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

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. Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the 52.Departments: Biological Sciences must be requested from the Smith College Archives.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

Smith College Dept. of Biological Sciences Files, Box #, Smith College Archives.

History of the Collection
Accruals:

Periodic additions are expected.

Processing Information

Processed by Valerie Love, '02


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.
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Contents List
Bird Walk and Department Breakfast
1954, 1968-69, n.d.

Box 1: folder 3
Blakeslee Bequest
1965, 1970-76

Box 1: folder 4
Budget
1939-89

Box 1: folder 5
Buildings, Clark Science Center
1954-2001, n.d.

Box 1: folder 6
Committees


Box 1
Ad hoc study group on the recruitment and retainment of women faculty at Smith College
1983

Box 1: folder 7
Ad hoc committee to design a research program on women
n.d.

Box 1: folder 8
Ad hoc committee on science
1958- 64

Box 1: folder 9
Biology Liaison Committee
1973-76

Box 1: folder 10
Biological Sciences Curriculum
1964

Box 1: folder 11
Building Committee
1957

Box 1: folder 12
Citizen Review Committee: Connecticut River Basin
1971

Box 1: folder 13
College Grievance Committee
1973-74

Box 1: folder 14
College Planning and Resources
1972-82

Box 1: folder 15
Colloquium Committee
1985

Box 1: folder 16
Committee on Committees
1975, 1977

Box 1: folder 17
Committee of Six
1971

Box 1: folder 18
Curriculum: Biological Sciences
1949-69

Box 1: folder 19
Curriculum: Biological Sciences
1969-84

Box 1: folder 20
Department Organization
1919

Box 1: folder 21
Division III Committee
1956, 1960, 1975, n.d.

Box 1: folder 22
Educational Policy
1946-78, n.d.

Box 1: folder 23
Educational Policy: Subcommittee on curricular review
1982-83

Box 2: folder 1
Executive Committee
1967-85

Box 2: folder 2
Faculty Committee Lists
1940-78

Box 2: folder 3
Faculty Conference Committee
1965-76, n.d.

Box 2: folder 4
Faculty Planning Committee
1970-71

Box 2: folder 5
Finance Committee
1975, 1979

Box 2: folder 6
Committees: General
1967, 1976, n.d.

Box 2: folder 7
Graduate Study Committee
1944-74, n.d.

Box 2: folder 8
Honorary Degrees
1953-82

Box 2: folder 9
Honorary Degrees: Correspondence
1970-82

Box 2: folder 10
Honorary Degrees Committee: Correspondence re: Clara Lynch
1970

Box 2: folder 11
Honors and Independent Programs
1966-79

Box 2: folder 12
Lecture Committee
1947

Box 2: folder 13
Librarian Faculty Status Committee
1972-73

Box 2: folder 14
Long Range Planning Committee
1979

Box 2: folder 15
Microscope Committee
n.d.

Box 2: folder 16
Northampton Ecology Action Committee
n.d.

Box 2: folder 17
Premedical Advisory Committee
1973

Box 2: folder 18
Presidential Search Committee
1972-73

Box 2: folder 19
Radiation and Chemical Safety Committee
1980

Box 2: folder 20
Science Advisory Committee
1962-85

Box 2: folder 21
Science Center Space Committee
1973, 1980

Box 2: folder 22
Student Committee
1970

Box 2: folder 23
Study Abroad Committee
1971

Box 2: folder 24
Subcommittee on Fringe Benefits
1973

Box 2: folder 25
Tenure and Promotion Committee
1975-79

Box 2: folder 26
Trustee Planning Committee
1956

Box 2: folder 27
Tutorial Assistance Committee
1972

Box 2: folder 28
Visual Aids Committee
1972

Box 2: folder 29
Youth Committee
1963-64

Box 2: folder 30
Constitutions: Department of Biological Sciences, Department of Zoology
1963-82, n.d.

Box 2: folder 31
Course Enrollment Lists
1969-84

Box 2: folder 32
Courses



Bio 100
1967-1980 n.d.

Box 3: folder 1
Bio 101
1967- 68

Box 3: folder 2
Bio 102a
1967

Box 3: folder 3
Bio 104
1968- 69

Box 3: folder 4
Bio 105-106
1986-88

Box 3: folder 5
Bio 107
1967, n.d.

Box 3: folder 6
Bio 120a (Microbiology)
n.d.

Box 3: folder 7
Bio 130a
1970

Box 3: folder 8
Bio 131, 132
1968-78

Box 3: folder 9
Bio 150
1978

Box 3: folder 10
Bio 195
1959-60

Box 3: folder 11
Bio 201
n.d.

Box 3: folder 12
Bio 202
1979

Box 3: folder 13
Bio 208
1993

Box 3: folder 14
Bio 210
1974

Box 3: folder 15
Bio 211-212
1968-69, 1977, n.d.

Box 3: folder 16
Bio 214
1970, 1977

Box 3: folder 17
Bio 230
1980, n.d.

Box 3: folder 18
Bio 231a
n.d.

Box 3: folder 19
Bio 233
1975

Box 3: folder 20
Bio 274
1968

Box 3: folder 21
Bio 300
1966-75

Box 3: folder 22
Bio 302
1978, n.d.

Box 3: folder 23
Bio 303b
1969

Box 3: folder 24
Bio 312-313
1979, n.d.

Box 3: folder 25
Bio 321
1977, n.d.

Box 3: folder 26
Bio 327
1978

Box 3: folder 27
Bio 330b
1967-68

Box 3: folder 28
Bio 333
1975

Box 3: folder 29
Bio 338
1973

Box 3: folder 30
Bio 340
1966-67, n.d.

Box 3: folder 31
Bio 341
1973

Box 3: folder 32
Bio 345
1977

Box 3: folder 33
Bio 402b
1967

Box 3: folder 34
Binder: notes: Zoology 33
1938-39

Box 3
Binder: notes: Zoology 37
1938-39

Box 3
Courses: General
1942-

Box 3: folder 35
Courses: Genetics
1951-69

Box 4: folder 1
Zoology 11
1964, n.d.

Box 4: folder 2
Zoology 12
1943-59

Box 4: folder 3
Zoology 23a
n.d.

Box 4: folder 4
Zoology 40b
1951-56

Box 4: folder 5
Zoology 40b
1957-62

Box 4: folder 12
Zoology 42b
n.d.

Box 4: folder 13
Zoology 43a
1953-54

Box 4: folder 14
Zoology 46
1966

Box 4: folder 15
Zoology 54
1949-65

Box 4: folder 16
Courses: Unidentified
1963-1984, n.d

Box 4: folder 17
Courses: Memos and Information
1941-69

Box 4: folder 18
Courses: Memos and Information
1970-79

Box 4: folder 19
Courses: New Course Descriptions
1959-75

Box 5: folder 1
Equipment and Inventory Requests
1957-85, n.d.

Box 5: folder 2
Exams Correspondence
1965-77, n.d.

Box 5: folder 3
Exams: Field A
1956-82

Box 5: folder 4
Exams: Field B
1967-75

Box 5: folder 5
Exams: Field C
1968-69

Box 5: folder 6
Exams: Field E
1966-74

Box 5: folder 7
Exhibits
1949-50, 1965, n.d.

Box 5: folder 8
Faculty: General
1967-79

Box 5: folder 9
Faculty: General
1980-87, n.d.

Box 5: folder 10
Faculty Show Scripts
1949

Box 5: folder 11
General
1960-69

Box 5: folder 12
General
1970-74

Box 6: folder 1
General
1975-85, n.d.

Box 6: folder 2
Graduate Study
1940-82

Box 6: folder 3
Grants
1963-2000

Box 6: folder 4
Honors
1941-49

Box 6: folder 5
Honors
1951-59

Box 6: folder 6
Honors
1960-668Honors1971-80

Box 6: folder 7
Honors
1984

Box 6: folder 9
Honors
n.d.

Box 6: folder 10
Horticulturalist
1970

Box 6: folder 11
Lectures
1951

Box 7: folder 1
Blakeslee Lecture
1955-56

Box 7: folder 2
Lectures
1964

Box 7: folder 3
Blakeslee Lecture
1965-66

Box 7: folder 4
Lectures
1965-66

Box 7: folder 5
Lectures
1966-67

Box 7: folder 6
Lectures
1967-68

Box 7: folder 7
Lectures
1968-69

Box 7: folder 8
Lectures
1969-70

Box 7: folder 9
Lectures
1970-71

Box 7: folder 10
Lectures
1971-72

Box 7: folder 11
Lectures
1972-73

Box 7: folder 12
Lectures
1973-74

Box 7: folder 13
Lectures
1974-75

Box 7: folder 14
Lectures
1975-76

Box 7: folder 15
Lectures
1976-77

Box 7: folder 16
Lectures
1977-78

Box 7: folder 17
Lectures
1978-79

Box 7: folder 18
Lectures
1979-80

Box 7: folder 19
Lectures
1980-81

Box 7: folder 20
Lectures
1981-82

Box 7: folder 21
Lectures
1982-83

Box 7: folder 22
Lectures
1983-84

Box 7: folder 23
Lectures
1984-85

Box 7: folder 24
Lectures
1985-86

Box 7: folder 25
Lectures
1995

Box 7: folder 26
Lectures
n.d.

Box 7: folder 27
Library Materials
1940, 1967-79

Box 7: folder 28
Lists of Majors
1940-60

Box 7: folder 29
Lists of Majors
1962-69

Box 7: folder 30
Lists of Majors
1970-75

Box 7: folder 31
Lists of Majors
1975-80

Box 7: folder 32
Marine Science (Five Colleges)
1972-99

Box 7: folder 33
Memos
1966-77, 1981

Box 7: folder 34
Minor
1983

Box 7: folder 35
Minutes: Department Meetings
1938-39

Box 7: folder 36
Minutes: Department Meetings
1939-40

Box 7: folder 37
Minutes: Department Meetings
1940-41

Box 7: folder 38
Minutes: Department Meetings
1941-42

Box 7: folder 39
Minutes: Department Meetings
1942-43

Box 7: folder 40
Minutes: Department Meetings
1943-44

Box 7: folder 41
Minutes: Department Meetings
1944-45

Box 7: folder 42
Minutes: Department Meetings
1945-46

Box 7: folder 43
Minutes: Department Meetings
1946-47

Box 7: folder 44
Minutes: Department Meetings
1947-48

Box 7: folder 45
Minutes: Department Meetings
1948-49

Box 7: folder 46
Minutes: Department Meetings
1949-50

Box 8: folder 1
Minutes: Department Meetings
1950-51

Box 8: folder 2
Minutes: Department Meetings
1951-52

Box 8: folder 3
Minutes: Department Meetings
1952-53

Box 8: folder 4
Minutes: Department Meetings
1953-54

Box 8: folder 5
Minutes: Department Meetings
1954-55

Box 8: folder 6
Minutes: Department Meetings
1955-56

Box 8: folder 7
Minutes: Department Meetings
1956-57

Box 8: folder 8
Minutes: Department Meetings
1957-58

Box 8: folder 9
Minutes: Department Meetings
1958-59

Box 8: folder 10
Minutes: Department Meetings
1959-60

Box 8: folder 11
Minutes: Department Meetings
1960-61

Box 8: folder 12
Minutes: Department Meetings
1961-62

Box 8: folder 13
Minutes: Department Meetings
1962-63

Box 8: folder 14
Minutes: Department Meetings
1963-64

Box 8: folder 15
Minutes: Department Meetings
1965-66

Box 8: folder 16
Minutes: Department Meetings
1966-67

Box 8: folder 17
Minutes: Department Meetings
1967-68

Box 8: folder 18
Minutes: Department Meetings
1968-69

Box 8: folder 19
Minutes: Department Meetings
1969-70

Box 8: folder 20
Minutes: Department Meetings
1970-71

Box 8: folder 21
Minutes: Department Meetings
1971-72

Box 8: folder 22
Minutes: Department Meetings
1972-73

Box 8: folder 23
Minutes: Department Meetings
1973-74

Box 8: folder 24
Minutes: Department Meetings
1974-75

Box 8: folder 25
Minutes: Department Meetings
1975-76

Box 8: folder 26
Minutes: Department Meetings
1977-78

Box 8: folder 27
Minutes: Department Meetings
1978-79

Box 8: folder 28
Minutes: Department Meetings
1979-80

Box 8: folder 29
Minutes: Department Meetings
1981-82

Box 8: folder 30
Minutes: Department Meetings
1986-87

Box 8: folder 31
Miscellaneous
1937-69

Box 8: folder 32
Miscellaneous
1970-79

Box 8: folder 33
Miscellaneous
1980- 84

Box 8: folder 34
Miscellaneous
n.d.

Box 8: folder 35
Paleobiology
1982-85. n.d.

Box 9: folder 1
Photographs: Classes
1901, 1970, 1982-88, n.d.

Box 9: folder 2
Premedical Society
1950-80, n.d.

Box 9: folder 3
Pre-1966 Reorganization
1960-62, n.d.

Box 9: folder 4
Publications
1939-52

Box 9: folder 5
Research
1982-85

Box 9: folder 6
Revision and Departmental Reorganization
1966-68

Box 9: folder 7
Revision of the Major
1963-77

Box 9: folder 8
Sigma Xi
1943-89, n.d.

Box 9: folder 9
Sigma Xi Correspondence
1948-80

Box 9: folder 10
Space Requests
1968-69

Box 9: folder 11
Symposiums



Photographs
1951

Box 9: folder 12
Society for the Study of Development and Growth
1951

Box 9: folder 13
Connecticut Valley Student Scientific Conference
1952-53

Box 9: folder 14
Four College Blakeslee Biological Conference
1955-64, n.d.

Box 9: folder 15
Conference on Women in Science
1958

Box 9: folder 16
Vanderbilt Symposium: Announcements
1968

Box 9: folder 17
Vanderbilt Symposium: Articles and Clippings
1968

Box 9: folder 18
Vanderbilt Symposium: SAQ Articles
1968

Box 9: folder 19
Vanderbilt Symposium: Correspondence
1968-69

Box 9: folder 20
Vanderbilt Symposium: Notes
1968- 69

Box 10: folder 1
Vanderbilt Symposium: Symposium Scripts
1968

Box 10: folder 2
Vanderbilt Symposium: Speakers: Archer, E. James
1968

Box 10: folder 3
Vanderbilt Symposium: Speakers: Cole, Lamont C.
1968

Box 10: folder 4
Vanderbilt Symposium: Speakers: Holling, C.S
1968

Box 10: folder 5
Vanderbilt Symposium: Speakers: Keith, Hastings
1968

Box 10: folder 6
Symposium: Mill River Project
1970

Box 10: folder 7
Symposium: Structure of Matter
1977

Box 10: folder 8
H.H. Wilder Collection



Clippings
1912-13, n.d.

Box 10: folder 9
Correspondence to H.H. Wilder
1902, 1917

Box 10: folder 10
Correspondence
1917, n.d.

Box 10: folder 11
Correspondence
1971-76

Box 10: folder 12
Correspondence
1977-84

Box 10: folder 13
Correspondence
1989-99

Box 10: folder 14
Displays and Exhibits
1982-98

Box 10: folder 15
Human Skulls Inventory
1983-83

Box 10: folder 16
Mounted Birds and Human Skeletons
1981-86

Box 10: folder 17
Museum of Art Acquisitions
1984-91

Box 10: folder 18
Obituary: Whipple, Sarah Wheaton
1919

Box 10: folder 19
Special Studies: Ryan, Marilyn, "The Wilder Collection of Southwest Indian Pottery"
1996

Box 10: folder 20
Negatives of Skulls
n.d.

Box Binder

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Subjects
  • Biology--Study and teaching (Higher)--Massachusetts --Northampton.
  • Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society. Smith College Chapter.
  • Smith College--History--Sources.
  • Smith College. Dept of Biological Sciences.
  • Wilder, Harris Hawthorne, 1864-1928--Archaeological collections.


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