Smith, Sophia, 1795 - 1870
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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.
The collection contains papers relating to the founding and opening of Smith College. Also included are material on the college seal, the estate of Sophia Smith, property purchase, the dedication of College Hall, the inauguration of President Seelye and a brochure of photo gravures of Northmapton and campus buildings