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Deborah Deutsch Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: PZ-Mss-0003

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, announcements, newsletters, newspaper and magazine clippings, directories, pamphlets, permission slips, course papers, report cards, photographs, college calendars, blank postcards, airline tickets, itineraries, maps, airline boarding passes, foreign bills, stickers and pins to and from and gathered by Deborah Deutsch Smith with she was a student at Pitzer College from 1964-1968. Correspondence contains information about her daily life as a student at Pitzer written to her parents, as well as information regarding her year abroad studying in Rome through the Rome Center of Liberal Arts, Loyola University, and traveling in Greece, Turkey, Israel, Egypt and Sweden. Additional correspondence included in the collection written to Deutsch and her family from Pitzer administrators as well as persons directing the Rome Center of Liberal Arts. All materials are related to Deborah Deutsch Smith’s time spent and activities engaged in at Pitzer College.

Dates

  • 1964-1968

Creator

Language of Materials

Language represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection open for research

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to reproduce or to publish must be submitted in writing to Pitzer College Archives.

Biographical / Historical

Deborah Deutsch Smith was born Deborah Deutsch in Santa Monica, California on August 10, 1947 to Milton and Marion Daniels Deutsch. She had one brother, Dan, who was 7 1/2 years younger than her. Deborah was a member of the first four-year graduating class at Pitzer College where she majored in Psychology. Deborah was Pitzer's first study abroad student. She spent the 1965-1966 academic year studying in Rome through a parterning institution: Rome Center of Liberal Arts, Loyola University. She graduated from Pitzer in 1968.

Extent

1 box

Abstract

This collection of papers is primarily comprised of correspondence from Deborah Deutsch Smith written to her parents while she was a student at Pitzer College from 1964-1968. There are also supplemental documents including college newsletters, newspapers, course schedules, newspaper clippings, photographs, etc. as well as correspondence from people other than Deborah Deutsch Smith but related to her time at Pitzer College.

Arrangement

Collection has been arranged in three series:

Series 1: Correspondence (arranged chronologically)

Series 2: Miscellaneous (arranged alphabetically)

Series 3: Photographs (arranged chronologically)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Deborah Deutsch Smith, September 3, 2013

Accruals

No additions to the collection are anticipated.

Processing Information

This collection was processed to the item level and arranged in chronological order.

Title
Guide to the Deborah Deutsch Smith Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Stacy Elliott
Date
October 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the 05 - Pitzer College Archives Repository

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