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Library buildings are closed
while the College is closed.

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Libraries' Service Desk

Call 413-585-2910
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Librarians are available via Zoom
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Attribution & Sharing Your Work With Us

We ask that you please provide credit when referencing information in, or including facsimile reproductions of materials from, Smith College Special Collections. Citation of materials creates a pathway for other researchers back to the materials. We have no preferred citation style or format, but ask that you include the following elements in any citation:

  • A clear identification of the item you are citing
  • The name of the collection from which the item comes
  • The call number for the collection
  • Our name (Smith College Special Collections)
  • It may also be helpful to include a URL of the catalog record or finding aid for the collection, including, if relevant, its box number, folder number, or accession number.

If your research is being published in any form, we would love to know about it. We are interested in your work and would like to share it with other researchers who might be looking at similar material.

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Send physical copies to:

Smith College Special Collections
Young Library
4 Tyler Drive
Northampton, MA 01063