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Massachusetts Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women Records, 1971-2001 (ongoing)
9 boxes (10.5 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 376

Abstract:
Administrative records of an intercollegiate athletic association to promote competitions among female athletes in Massachusetts colleges. Included are membership directories, reports, and records of competitions, tournaments and championships. NOTE: There is no container list online for this finding aid. You may contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you want one sent to you.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Historical Note

The MAIAW was founded in 1971 to promote competitions among female athletes in Massachusetts colleges. The organization initially promoted basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, tennis and field hockey, and added softball, cross-country and soccer as time went on. The MAIAW's primary function is to organize intercollegiate tournaments.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of administrative records from 1971-2001, and includes policies and procedures; the organization's bylaws and constitution; records of the executive board; membership directories and lists; officers' reports; financial records; records of competitions, tournaments and championships; and reports of committees.

NOTE: There is no container list online for this finding aid. You may contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you want one sent to you.


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

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Preferred Citation

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

Massachusetts Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women Records, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

History of the Collection
Accruals:

Periodic additions to collection are expected and may not be reflected in this record.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: (413) 585-2970
Fax: (413) 585-2886

Email Reference Form: http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/ssc/emailform.html
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Language
English


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Subjects
  • College sports--Massachusetts--Organization and administration
  • Massachusetts Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women
  • Physical education for women--History--20th century--Sources
  • Sports for women--Massachusetts--History--Sources
  • Sports for women--Massachusetts--Organization and administration--History--Sources
  • Sports--Massachusetts--History--Sources


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