The coziest winter activity? Slowly and methodically completing a puzzle — no contest.
Smith College Special Collections is thrilled to release a trio of brand new virtual puzzles for all to enjoy. Each repository within Special Collections is represented: women’s history from the Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College history from the Smith College Archives, and a stunning example of just how beautiful books can be, via the Mortimer Rare Book Collection.
Puzzles can be completed on this page or via the links provided. The number of pieces in each puzzle can be adjusted based on your preference or skill level.
Image via the Ms. Magazine records.
This young feminist marcher from the 1970s is carrying the torch for girls everywhere.
Do this puzzle on the JigsawExplorer website.
Image via the Class of 1942 records.
This image shows a fun tradition during the 1942 commencement. Can you fit all the pieces together to keep the hoops rolling?
Grasset, Eugène. Plants and their application to ornament. London: Chapman & Hall, 1896-1897. Catalog record
This decorative plate is from Eugène Grasset’s Plants and their Application to Ornament — a page of beautiful periwinkles for you to piece together.