The collection contains items from Virginia C. Trimble's time at William Smith College in the early 1920s and some items from the 1930s. Materials include William Smith College viewbooks, Pine yearbooks, postcards and greeting cards, and an examination book from 1923.
A small collection of undated photographs of campus scenes donated by Charles V. Adair and his wife. Includes photographs of sporting events, religious life, fraternities, campus houses, theatre, and general student life activities.
Materials relating to Prof. of Biology Theodore T. Odell include correspondence, publications, photographs, newspaper articles, biographical materials, awards, honorary degrees, event programs, and academic memorabilia.
This collection contains scrapbooks by students and scrapbooks by or for college presidents. Also included are scrapbooks of news clippings, of college history, of college records, of college organizations, of class reunions and news clippings from WWI.
This collection contains the papers of Romana Lashewycz-Rubycz, most of which relate to her time as a professor of inorganic chemistry at HWS. The collection includes research grant proposals, publications, course notes, and handouts.
A collection of papers belonging to or regarding Marianna MacKay Wilkins '28, including programs, cards, bridge tally cards, dance cards and programs, correspondence, articles, photographs, and various memorabilia.
The papers of Helen Bateman Heath, William Smith Dean from 1944–1967, contain personal items and documents related to her work at HWS. Materials include class plans, notes, and examinations from the Western Civilization program.
Pro Patria was printed for remembrance of those HWS students who died in World War II. This collection has documentation of the process of the making of the Pro Patria publication and includes receipts, correspondences, associated texts, and edited copies.
Materials related to Elizabeth R. Durfee (Registrar), Walter Hetherington Durfee (Dean, Provost, Acting President and Professor), William Pitt Durfee (Dean, Acting President and Professor), and Horton K. Durfee, Hobart class of 1949 and WW II veteran.
The materials in this collection primarily consist of theater programs from productions staged theaters, the majority of which are from theaters in New York City from the 1920s to the late 1950s. Also included are programs from productions staged in theaters at HWS, the Smith Opera House, and other theaters in the Rochester area, the U.S., and around the world.
This is a collection of Valerie Saiving's papers that includes her work as a scholar as well as material reflecting her time as a student at the University of Chicago and as a Professor of Religious Studies at HWS from 1959–1987.
This collection contains materials related to the tumultuous events of 1968–1970, inspired primarily by student opposition to the Vietnam War. These events include the flag-washing incident, the sit-in protesting the Air Force R.O.T.C. program, the firebombing of the R.O.T.C. office in Sherrill Hall, and the campus drug raid and subsequent standoff with police. Additional materials cover the arrests and trials which followed. Thomas Tongyai (a.k.a. Tommy the Traveler) is a primary figure in many of these events.
This collection contains memorabilia and scrapbooks on the history of Sill House from 1939-1993. Included are photographs, stories, and letters that have been compiled into two scrapbooks, the first created in 1955 and an updated version from 1993.
This collection contains the papers of Warren Hunting Smith, Hobart & William Smith trustee, editor of the Horace Walpole letters, and grand-nephew of William Smith, founder, most notably his voluminous personal and professional correspondence.
The materials in this collection document Don Woodrow's tenure as a faculty member in the Geoscience Department and the department's evolution and growth. Also included are materials documenting larger campus events.
This collection is comprised of 16 oral history interviews with William Smith College alumnae conducted between 2001 and 2003. The interviews were part of a feminist oral history project for Women's Studies 301.
This collection contains the papers of Professor of Religion Richard "Doc" Heaton, and includes materials related to his courses, study abroad programs, campus events, and local social and religious organizations.
This collection contains the family papers of Daisy Weeks Buchholz, WS 1912. The materials cover her time at William Smith College, her marriage to Arthur Buchholz, H 1909, and their subsequent life and family. Items include diaries, correspondence, photographs, and a large collection of genealogical materials assembled by Daisy and Arthur’s daughter, Priscilla Frisbee.
Files contain biographical information on people associated with HWS including alumni/ae, faculty, administrators, guest speakers, and award recipients. There are also files on people of local significance.
The Board of Trustee records—Minutes and Committees collection contains the agenda, minutes, and other meeting materials of the Board of Trustees including the materials of Board of Trustees committees.
Files pertaining to the creation of the Elizabeth Blackwell Award in 1958, and its recipients. Includes correspondence, photographs, programs, nominations, news releases, slides, biographical information, and award certificates.
The papers of Allan A. Kuusisto, President of HWS from 1970 to 1982, including correspondence, biographical information, Colleges related documents, published materials, photographs, and personal files.
This record group contains records from the Art and Architecture Department. The majority of the materials relate to exhibitions held on campus. Materials include invitations, correspondence, posters, programs, and planning documents.
The two files in this records group contain departmental records, memos, reports, and correspondence. Most of the material is on the subjects of staffing, course development, and department planning.
This record group is a collection of syllabi created by HWS faculty for courses taught at the Colleges between 1946 and 1987. The majority of the syllabi are from courses in the Western Civilization program.
A collection of materials created to support several of the colleges' Self-Studies prepared for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It includes committee reports, surveys of faculty and students, departmental reports as well as miscellaneous items.
This collection contains informational student files created by the HWS Alumni and Alumnae Relations office. The files in this collection cover Geneva College, Hobart College, and William Smith College students who graduated between 1826 and 1930.
Capital campaigns are designed to raise money for the endowment, for scholarships, and for specific building and renovation projects. This record group contains materials from the 1984, 1994, and 2006 HWS capital campaigns.
The Geneva Scholarship Associates was created ca. 1967–1968 to supplement funds, or scholarship aid, already available at HWS in order to enable worthy high school graduates residing within Geneva to attend the Colleges.
Materials from the William Smith Dean's Office include newsletters, correspondence, matriculation lists, event programs and invitations, materials related to the honor societies Hai Timiai and the Laurel Society, Dean's reports, and more.
Collection includes pamphlets, scrapbook pages, correspondence, programs, schedule guides, playlists, posters, calendars, scripts, promotions, news releases, and newspaper clippings from the Colleges' radio station WEOS.
RG 10 contains the records of the Office of Religious Life, which encompasses the Chaplain's Office and the Abbe Center for Jewish Life. The majority of these materials were given to the Archives by the Chaplain's Office sometime around 1994.
This record group contains documents from the Statesmen Athletic Association, the Heron Society, and other Hobart and William Smith Colleges athletics associations as well as materials related to awards that these and other groups have bestowed upon indivduals and teams.