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News & Highlights
We are excited to announce that Leslie Fields is the new Head of Special Collections Public Services at the Smith College Libraries.
The first ever Access to Collections Project (A2C) in Smith College Special Collections is a wrap!
Unique materials will be on display in the Special Collections Reading Room, while the Design Thinking Initiative leads valentine crafts in the 3rd floor central hall.
Partcipate in the Special Collections first ever crossword puzzle challenge!
Carolina Quezada Meneses is the new Digital Archivist for Special Collections.
Special Collections will be unavailable from June through August 2021 during the move into Neilson Library
An auction of items formerly owned by Madeleine L’Engle ‘41 is set to benefit the Madeleine L’Engle Travel Research Fellowships Fund and two other causes.
The 2021 Enid Mark Lecture features Brooke Sylvia Palmieri on the queerness of printed media. Watch the 2021 Enid Mark Lecture on YouTube.
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.
Every year, Charleston, England partners with the USA’s Charleston, South Carolina to produce the Charleston to Charleston (C2C) Literary Festival. The festival hosts notable international authors, American artists, and historians. The most recent festival lineup in November 2019 included Karen Kukil, Smith Libraries’ Associate Curator of Special Collections.