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A Smith First: The New Game of Basketball

Experience the exhilaration of students as they play the new game of bastketball and participate in the first women's collegiate basketball championship — between Smith sophomores and freshman — more than a century ago.

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A Freshman Comes to Smith: 1933

Highlights from "A Freshman Comes to Smith," which was completed in 1933 by the Alumnae Association as a recruiting film shown at Smith Clubs and to prospective students and their families.

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Smith Teas - Steeped in History

The tradition of Friday afternoon tea, where students mark the end of a busy week with snacks and tea, stretches back more than 100 years. Nanci Young, Smith College archivist, has been delivering tea talks about the history of the student houses since 1998, when she first arrived at Smith.

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A Smith First: The New Game of Basketball

Experience the exhilaration of students as they play the new game of bastketball and participate in the first women's collegiate basketball championship — between Smith sophomores and freshman — more than a century ago.