Seelye, Laurenus Clark, 1837-1924.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Pastor of Sophia Smith, generally regarded as the originator of the idea of founding Smith College as a college for women. Papers contain biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, recollections, journals, manuscripts, photographs, and published works. There are also articles and clippings pertaining to his life, Sophia Smith, and the early history and founding of Smith College.
Dates: 1833 - 1997
Overview Laurenus Clark Seelye was the first president of Smith College. His papers contain biographical material, correspondence, sermons, speeches, lectures, publications, photographs and family papers of Henrietta Chapin Seelye. Correspondents include President Marion LeRoy Burton, Harry Norman Gardiner, Arthur L. Gillett, John M. Greene, Mary Augusta Jordan, William H. Lanning, Alice (Lord) Parsons, Herbert A. Wilder, Andrew Carnegie, President William McKinley, and John D. Rockefeller, Jr, among...
Dates: 1820 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1875-1924
Overview Marion LeRoy Burton was the second president of Smith College and later president of the University of Minnesota and the University of Michigan. This collection contains correspondence, publications, sermons, photographs, and press articles.
Dates: 1874 - 1941