photograph of group with balloons and party favors
Preparing for a party at the YWCA of Chile, 1950s. YWCA of the U.S.A. Records

The Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College’s internationally recognized collection of women’s history manuscripts turns 75 this year. As part of our celebration, throughout the year we will post short pieces about this remarkable collection—its history, collections, staff, users, etc.

Your stories, contributions, memories in any format we can share from this site are welcome. Please contact Maida Goodwin mgoodwin@smith.edu about participating.