Sophia Smith Collection

Smith College

The Sophia Smith Collection at Smith College is an internationally recognized repository of manuscripts, archives, photographs, periodicals and other primary sources in women's history. It consists of over 8000 linear feet of material in manuscript, print, and audiovisual formats that document the historical experience of women in the United States and abroad from the colonial era to the present. Subject strengths include birth control and reproductive rights, women's rights, suffrage, the contemporary women's movement, U.S. women working abroad, the arts (especially theatre), the professions (especially journalism and social work), and middle-class family life in nineteenth- and twentieth-century New England.

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America United States New England
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Foreign Institutions Museums and libraries Universities and university institutes