“A Musical Revue of 65 Years at Smith,” 1983

Students created songs and skits at the end of every summer. Here is a collection of songs lyrics they from the early days of the school to celebrate its 65th Anniversary in 1983.

Poor Little Buttercup (1938)

Psychoanalysis gives me paralysis
Tho I can never tell why
It cures the neurosis
But ever since Moses
Men lived with them
Why shouldn’t I?

“A Musical Revue of 65 Years” 1983, School for Social Work Records, RG 60 Box 1314.1, College Archives, Smith College, Northampton, MA.

Black and white photo of singers in graduation gowns

“Psychodynamic Singers,” 1990, Photographer: Michael Zide, School for Social Work Records, RG 60 Acc #07A-007, College Archives, Smith College, Northampton, MA.