Smith College. Student Clubs and Organizations Files

Title

Smith College. Student Clubs and Organizations Files

Description

The Student Clubs and Organizations Files contain information on most of the organizations since Smith College was founded. The records range from the early 1900's to the mid-1990's. Student clubs were formed as a way for Smith College students to engage with one another outside of the classroom. Activities of the clubs included academic, social, and political work. The clubs listed here are not those clubs associated with a particular academic pursuit. Information about these clubs may be found with the departmental records of the specific department in 52. Departments of the classification system. The types of material vary from club to club, but may include charters, flyers, photographs, programs, articles, and notes. Many folders have very little material in them, which often doesn't yield much information about the specific organizations. Usually, each organization's file contains at least a copy of the charter and a few photographs.

There are several clubs and organizations for which there are a wide variety of materials. Many of these records are separated into individual boxes and some have separate finding aids. If there is a note that an organization has a separate box, please consult with a reference archivist.

The records are arranged alphabetically by club or organization name.

For a more detailed contents list, please go to this link: http://asteria.fivecolleges.edu/findaids/smitharchives/manosca22_list.html

Contributor

College Archives

Items in the Smith College. Student Clubs and Organizations Files Collection

Meeting of the Black Students Alliance, Smith College, c1969.
One student standing and seven students seated at a meeting of the Smith College Black Students Alliance.

Members of the Black Students Alliance celebrate Kwanza, 1988.
A group of Smith College students stand together around a table with candles.

Black Students Alliance members with Marion Wright Edelman (seated at far right), 1969-70.
Members of the Black Students Alliance at Smith College with Marion Wright Edelman.

Black Students Alliance council members, 1993-94.
Five council members of the Black Students Alliance.

Press conference with Concerned Students of All Colors Association (CSAC) students, 1988.
Press conference with CSAC students Gineta Berlosa and Wambui Mwangi, 1988.

Mentha Hynes with members of the Smith College Black Students Alliance, 1999 Smith College Yearbook.
Mentha Hynes with Black Students Alliance, 1999 Smith College Yearbook.