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Sylvia Hickman

Mellon Post-Baccalaureate Fellow

Sylvia Hickman

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Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

126 West Street



B.A., American Studies, Amherst College

Sylvia Hickman currently works as the Mellon Post-Baccalaureate Fellow for Smith College Special Collections. As a member of the Technical Services team, she works to ensure the long term preservation of materials in the Sophia Smith Collection, the Mortimer Rare Book Collection, and the Smith College Archives through research, data collection, assessment and analysis.

Sylvia’s research interests center on material culture and art history. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking and biking throughout the Pioneer Valley, and designing sets and lighting for local theater and dance performances.


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