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Smith College

Smith College, at Northampton, Mass.; undergraduate for women, graduate coeducational; chartered 1871, opened 1875 through a bequest of Sophia Smith. The first president, Laurenus Clark Seelye, was influential in establishing high standards of scholarship. Smith is known for its junior-year-abroad program. It has a noted school of social work, and its art galleries are renowned for their collections of modern art. Its library has collections relating to music of the 16th and 17th cent., botany, women's history, and Jean Jacques Rousseau. The school participates in a cooperative program with Amherst, Hampshire, and Mount Holyoke colleges and the Univ. of Massachusetts.

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Smith, Julia

Smith, Julia (b Denton, Texas, 1911). Amer. composer and pianist. Taught at various colleges of mus., then devoted herself from 1946 to comp. and playing. Works incl. 6 operas, pf. conc., str. qt., etc.

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