History & Exhibits

Current Displays

Students and faculty standing with toy poodles

Mascots at Simmons

Before there was the shark, there were the class mascots

Mascots at Simmons


May Day - Students Dancing Around the Pole in the Same Dress

May Day at Simmons

Learn more about Simmons' longest and greatest tradition

May Day at Simmons


Line drawing of children walking up steps to doorway. Elizabeth Peabody House logo.

Learned from Our Neighbors: Stories from the Elizabeth Peabody House

A student-created celebration of social worker Eva Whiting White (Class of 1907), the Elizabeth Peabody House, and life in Boston's West End

Stories from the Elizabeth Peabody House


Simmons students at a protest or rally in 1969

Activism at Simmons

Simmons Student and Social Changes

Activism at Simmons


Attendees of the 1989 Black Alumnae/I Symposium in 1989

Black History at Simmons

The Impact of Black Students on Simmons University

Black History at Simmons


Past presidents of Simmons University

Presidents at Simmons

Learn about the Presidents of Simmons and their legacy of leadership

Presidents at Simmon


Past Exhibits

Current photo of the main campus building view from the quad

The Buildings of Simmons

Explore the history of the Main College Building and the academic campus.

The Buildings of Simmons


Historical photo of the Simmons main college building

A Brief History of Simmons

Learn about the first 100 years of Simmons: 1899-1999.

A Brief History of Simmons


Archive photo of students enjoying tea in the dorms in 1945

Creating Community: Residence Life

A look at student housing and support, 1902-1965.

Creating Community: Residence Life