New York State Women's History

William Smith College for Women ...A NYS Women's History Site
300 Pulteney St. Geneva NY 14456

Type: College

Category/Significance: education

William Smith College was founded in 1908, originally as William Smith College for Women. Its namesake and founder was a wealthy local nurseryman, benefactor of the arts and sciences, and philanthropist. The school arose from negotiations between William Smith, who sought to establish a women's college, and Hobart College President Langdon C. Stewardson, ...learn more>>

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