Donating to the Archives
The Simmons College Archives documents the history of the College by acquiring and preserving the official records of administrators, schools, and departments, and materials donated by faculty, staff , students, and alumnae. Additional collections of individuals and organization are sought in areas of particular interest to the College, including social work and librarianship.
The College Archives collects in all formats, including paper, audio visual materials, electronic records, photographs and memorabilia. The collections are open for use to all members of the Simmons community, and other interested scholars and researchers. In accordance with institutional policy, and donor gift agreements, parts or all of some collections may be restricted.
More information about transferring college records, or donating material to the Simmons College Archives can be found on these pages or by contacting the College Archives staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
News from the Archives
In honor of "Brave Women, Bold Ideas, Big Change," the Committee of 200's conference being held at Simmons on Tuesday, the College Library has prepared several exhibits celebrating women leaders and entrepreneurs. Just inside the Library's entrance, books about women...
The Convocation ceremony at Simmons College has traditionally served as the official welcoming of students and faculty into the new academic year. Simmons Convocation began as a dedication to the College's founder, John Simmons. In honor of this year's Convocation...
The College Archives invites the Simmons Community to visit a display of selections from the Archives' collection of historical children's books. Books by Lewis Carroll, Louise May Alcott, Beatrix Potter, and others--many dating back to the 1800s--are prominently featured, as...
The College Archives invites the Simmons Community to Think Spring and learn more about some of the College's most fun annual events! The Archives has prepared an exhibit--complete with vintage photographs--on the history of Spring Spree and the Simmons Cup...
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