Emily James Smith Putnam

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Emily James Smith Putnam (born Canandaigua, 15 April 1865; died 1944) was a United States author and educator

Biography[edit]

She was the daughter of Justice James C. Smith. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1889 and studied at Girton College, Cambridge University, in 1889-90. She was teacher of Greek at the Packer Collegiate Institute, Brooklyn, in 1891-93. She was a fellow in Greek at the University of Chicago in 1893-94, and dean of Barnard College in 1894-1900. She married George Haven Putnam in 1899.

She was a trustee of Barnard College in 1900-05, and vice-president and manager of the Women's University Club, New York City, in 1907-11. In 1901-04 she was president of the League for Political Education.

Works[edit]

  • Selections from Lucian (1891)
  • The Lady (1910)
  • Greek Religion (1913)

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