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The Free Press [Northampton]
"Hiring Teachers" by "X" [Letter to the editor concerning the selection of  local "district school" teachers] 
1860
The Free Press [Northampton]
"Hatfield" by "G"  [Report on the Conference of Churches of the Hampshire East Association]
1861 November 
The Free Press [Northampton] 
"Training Children" by "X"
1861
The Free Press [Northampton]
"Hampshire County.  Hatfield. -- We have been favored with the following extract from the Thanksgiving sermon of Rev. Mr. Greene, showing what Hatfield did in the revolution..." [Patriotic sermon preached to comfort the families with soldiers serving in the Union army]
1861
The Free Press [Northampton]
"A Discourse: Preached at Hatfield, Aug. 2, 1863, on the occasion of the death of Elihu Covill, of the 37th Mass. regiment, by Rev. John M. Greene, pastor of the Congregational Church"
1863 August 2
[Publication unknown] -- reprinted from the Congregationalist.
"Prayer at the South" by "G" ["...[A]ll the real prayer in the nation is for the success of the Union cause..."]
1864
[Publication unknown]
"Reception of Hatfield Soldiers" [Includes an address to the soldiers by Greene]
1865 October 3
[Publication unknown]
"Action of the Council at Rev. Mr. Clark's Dismission"
1865 October 3
[Publication unknown]
"Fourth Day - Thursday" [Includes a report on a sermon by Greene]
1866 August
Gazette & Courier [Northampton]
"Hatfield. -- Golden Wedding"
1866 November 20
[Publication unknown]
"Ministers' Salaries"  by "A Minister"  [Letter to the editor]
1866
[Publication Unknown]
"Hatfield. -- A Revolutionary Hero" [Obituary of Lemuel Cook]
1866
[Publication Unknown] -- reprinted from the Springfield Republican.
"The Education of Women.  Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, and Its Need and Claim for Endowment"
1868
The Republican [Springfield]
"The New College for Women"
1872 July 12
Lowell Daily Citizen & News 
"Leave of Absence to Rev. Mr. Greene"
1872 October 8
Boston Daily Advertiser 
"It will be remembered that the late Miss Sophia Smith of Hatfield,..., bequeathed by will a considerable sum for the establishment and maintenance of an institution for 'the higher education of young women'..."
1872 October 21
Lowell Daily Courier
"Smith College" [Includes  an extract from a circular "just printed" by the trustees stating  that Smith was to become a true women's college, and provides the requirements for admission and the course of study]
1872 October 23
[Publication Unknown] -- reprinted from the Lowell Daily Courier.
"Smith College" [Reprint of the above, without the addendum, but a better preserved copy]
1872 October 23
The Independent
"Education" [Supportive editorial that asks whether single sex or co-education is the best for women's higher education?]
1872 October 31
[Publication Unknown] -- reprinted from the Hampshire Gazette. 
"Smith College"  [Without  printed attribution, but Greene personally signed the copy in his scrapbook  --  see below, November 7]
1872 November 5
Lynn Semi-Weekly Reporter
"Smith College" [Article that is supportive of both Smith's founding and higher education for women] 
1872 November 6
The Republican [Springfield]
"Sophia Smith's Will  --  Shall There Be a College or a Seminary?" [see above,  November 5]
1872 November 7
[Publication Unknown] -- reprinted from the Hampshire Gazette.
"Questions About Smith College" [Without printed attribution, but Greene personally signed the copy in his scrapbook]
1872 November 12
[Publication Unknown] -- reprinted from the Free Press. [Northampton].  "Idea and Plan of Smith College"  by "G" [Personally signed by Greene in his scrapbook] 1872 November 15
The Congregationalist
"Smith College"
1872 November 21
A formal letter of invitation, signed by J. M. Greene, to attend a meeting [November 25th] of "...a few of the citizens of Northampton, and a part of the Trustees of Smith College,..." in the rooms of the YMCA "...to consult as to the interests of Smith College" [see below, November 29] 1872 November 22
Gazette & Courier [Northampton]
"A meeting of a few citizens..." [Report of the meeting held at the YMCA on November 25  --  see above, November 22]
1872 November 29
The Free Press [Northampton]
"Smith College" [Report of the meeting held at the YMCA on November 25  --  see above, November 22]
1872 November 29
The Republican [Springfield]
"The Woman's College" [Laudatory and supportive article about Smith's founding, but concerned, as most of the above, about adequate funding  to make it a superior institution]
1872 December 7
Gazette & Courier [Northampton]
"Smith College" [Report of the meeting "...to take into consideration the aims and wants of Smith College..." held in the vestry of the Edwards Church, on December 9, 1872] [see below, December 13 & 17]
1872 December 10
The Free Press [Northampton]
"Smith College" [see December 10 and 17]
1872 December 13
[Publication Unknown] -- reprinted f rom the Hampshire Gazette.
"Smith College.  Address of Prof. W.S. Tyler, President of the Trustees of Smith College, before the citizens of Northampton, in the vestry of the Edwards Church, in the evening of December 9, 1872.  Published by request of the committee and other citizens" [see  above, December 10 and 13]
1872 December 17
The Advance
"--Although they have some $350,00 on hand, the trustees of the Smith College for Women find that that will do little more than lay the foundation for he comprehensive university that Miss Smith proposed to endow..."
1872 December 19
Watchman and Reflector
"What Shall It Be?  by "S. E. B." [Sidney E. Bridgman]
[Positive exortation to fund Smith College in order that it might become "...a first-class 'Woman's College;..." rather than a "...fine 'Ladies' Seminary..."]
1872
[Publication Unknown]
"The Education of Women  --  The New Smith College for Girls"
["...Now we contend that woman has the same right as man to just that education that shall most fully and systematically develop all her faculties..."]   [Incomplete] 
1872
[Publication Unknown]
"College Edifice, 500 Feet Long" [Lithograph of Vassar College]
1872 
Woman's Journal [Boston]
"Experience of Oberlin -- Letter from President [James H] Fairchild"
1873 January 18
Gazette & Courier [Northampton]
"Action of the Town of Northampton Relating to 'the Schooling of Girls.'"
1873 January 21
 Gazette & Courier [Northampton]
"Dr. Hitchcock on the Smith College"  by E. Hitchcock [Professor at Amherst College].
1873 February 4
Gazette & Courier [Northampton]
"Smith College"  by "A Friend" [Identified by Greene as Isaac Stone, Esq., a sympathetic advocate, who argued that founding the college would be worth the cost to the citizenry of Northampton]
1873 February 11
The Free Press [Northampton]
"It Will Pay" [Identified by Greene as J.G. Ward, who similarly reasoned the new college would have long term financial benefits to the town of Northampton]  [see above, February 11] 
1873 February 14
Gazette & Courier [Northampton]
"Are you ready for the question?  What question?  Why, the question of the Smith College..." [Editorial soliciting opinions and urging the citizenry of Northampton to prepare themselves for a vote on the issue of financial aid to support the founding of  the college]
1873 February 18
The Free Press [Northampton]
"The Woman's Education Association"   [A condensed version of an article in the Boston Advertiser, provided "...[i]n connection with the efforts in behalf of woman's education..." and to let its readers "...know what the friends of this cause are doing elsewhere" 
1873 February 21
Gazette & Courier [Northampton]
"Smith College"  by "M."  ["...[I]nstead of saying we cannot afford to make the subscription [$75,000 to Smith College], it is otherwise --  we cannot afford not to make it."]
1873 February 25
Gazette & Courier [Northampton]
"Smith College" [Anonymous letter to the editor urging the sale of private subscriptions to support Smith College, rather than having the town of Northampton add to its tax base by voting for a public subscription]
1873 February 25
The Republican [Springfield]
"...Prof Seelye is prominently mentioned in connection with the presidency of the coming Smith college at Northampton."
1873 February 28
[Publication Unknown]
"...Reports of various committees were made.  That of the Trustees of the Smith Charities, in relation to the Smith Agricultural School Fund, is as follows: ..." [Submitted by George W. Hubbard, Horace Ward, and Dennis Dickinson:  Trustees]
1873 March 1
Gazette & Courier [Northampton]
"The President for Smith College" [Author was identified by Greene as J.G. Ward, who considered the qualities and talents that the first President of Smith College would require]
1873 March 4
Gazette & Courier [Northampton]
"Smith College"  by Lyman Parsons.
1873 March 4
Gazette & Courier [Northampton]
[During a lecture  by Professor Northrop on "The New Departure in Japan," "...[a] considerable portion of the lecture was devoted to an appeal to the citizens of Northampton to raise $75,000 for the Smith College"] 
1873 March 4
The Free Press [Northampton]
"The Smith College" [Identified by Greene as Lemoyne Burligh, who supported the founding of Smith College , but felt "...the voluntary subscriptions of the friends of the enterprise..." would be the best way of funding the institution] 
1873 March 7
The Republican [Springfield]
"Prof Clark Seelye is not going to leave Amherst college for the presidency of the Smith college for women at Northampton"
1873 March 7
Gazette & Courier [Northampton]
"Reasons for Voting Against the Proposition to Raise by Taxation $75,000 to Aid Smith College." [Extensive outline of the case against voting for public funding of Smith College  --  see below, March 25]
1873 March 11
[Publication Unknown]
"Smith College"  by "E. E. D." [...[L]et us uanimously ask for permission to be taxed...," but urges a general discussion of public funding before a final community vote is taken] 
1873 March 11
[Publication Unknown]
"A Trustee on the Smith College"  Reprint of a letter sent by W. S. Tyler to Isaac Stone, Esq., answering concerns about the future religious orientation of the college]
1873 March 12
The Free Press [Northampton]
"Presidency of Smith College"  by "S.H."  [Suggestion that given equally qualified candidates, "...should not the preference be give to the woman?"]
1873 March 14
Gazette & Courier [Northampton]
"Town Meeting"  [Report of the indefinite postponement of a vote by the town meeting [March 17] to petition the state legislature for permission to raise $75,000 for Smith College]
1873 March 18
Gazette & Courier [Northampton]
"The Smith College Again"  by "E. E. D."  [A letter in rebuttal to the arguments made by the anonymous writer  -- *see above, March 11 -- who opposed public funding for Smith College]
1873 March 25
Boston Daily Advertiser
"Social Science.  Second Day's Proceedings of the American Association.  Reading of Papers by Colonel Higginson on the Higher Education of Women;..." [see below, May 16 & 17]
1873 May 15
Boston Journal
"Salient Points of the Education Debate" [Report on the debate within the American Social Science Association regarding higher education for women  --  see  May  15 & 17]
1873 May 16
The Woman's Journal [Boston]
"Higher Education for Women" [Summaries of the major speeches given at the meeting of the American Socical Science  Association  -- see above, May 15 & 16]
1873 May 17
The Woman's Journal
"The New University"  by  "T. W. H." [Comments about the establishment of the new Boston University, and comparisons between British, Scottish, German, and U.S. universities] 
1873 May 17
Boston Journal
"The Education of Girls"  by "G. H. M." [Comments about co-education in public schools in Massachusetts germane to the subject in colleges and universities]
1873 May 20
[Publication Unknown]
"Plans for the Smith College Building Adopted"
1874 January 14
The Republican [Springfield]
"The Higher Education of Women:   Address by President Clark Seelye at the Dedication of Smith College for Women"
1875 July 14
Springfield Union
"The Founder of Smith College:  Her Pastor's Interesting and Appreciative Estimate of Her Character and Work"
1875 July 15
The Republican [Springfield]
"Smith College:  The Dedication Exercises To-day.  Inauguration of the First President.  Addresses by Prof. Tyler, President Seelye and Rev. John M. Greene"
1875 July 15
Gazette & Courier [Northampton]
"Dedication of Smith Female College.  Inauguration of President Seelye.  Addresses by Prof. Tyler, President Seelye, Rev. J.M. Greene, and Gov. Gaston"
1875 July 20
Journal and Free Press [Northampton]
"The Liberal Platform.  Letters of Remonstrance:  On the Subject of Colleges for Women; Addressed to President Seelye, of Smith College, by Rev. Edward C. Towne."  [I]
1875 July 31
Journal and Free Press [Northampton]
"The Liberal Platform.  Letters of Remonstrance:  On the Subject of Colleges for Women; Addressed to President Seelye, of Smith College, by Rev. Edward C. Towne"  [II]
1875 August 7
Journal and Free Press [Northampton]
"The Liberal Platform.  Letters of Remonstrance:  On the Subject of Colleges for Women; Addressed to President Seelye, of Smith College, by Rev. Edward C. Towne"  [III]
1875 August 14
Journal and Free Press [Northampton]
"The Liberal Platform.  Letters of Remonstrance:  On the Subject of Colleges for Women; Addressed to President Seelye, of Smith College, by Rev. Edward C. Towne"  [IV]
1875 August 21
Journal and Free Press [Northampton]
"The Liberal Platform.  Letters of Remonstrance:  On the Subject of Colleges for Women; Addressed to President Seelye, of Smith College, by Rev. Edward C. Towne"  [V]
1875 August 28
The Republican [Springfield]
"The New Smith College:  Its Funds and Aims.  President Seelye gives the First Public Statement of the Finances of the Institution"
1876 January 5
Letter from George W. Hubbard ["Secretary"] to Greene informing him of a meeting of the Smith College Trustees on June 21.  Greene was then living in Lowell, Massachusetts. 1876 June 12
[Publication Unknown]
"Smith College"  [Assessment of the first year of operations, and a report on the outcome of the annual trustees' meeting]
1876 July 4
Letter from George W. Hubbard ["Clerk"] to Greene specifically informing him of the agenda for a forthcoming meeting of the Smith College Trustees on November 1. 1876 October 23
The Republican [Springfield]
"The woman's Smith college at Northampton..." [Brief assessment of the first two years of operation, noting that Greene was ending his tenure as a trustee]
1877 June 22
Gazette & Courier [Northampton]
"Smith College:  Meeting of the Trustees; the New Trustees; the Course of Study; Prospects for another Year"
1878 June 18
Lowell Daily Courier
"Amherst Alumni and Students" [Report of a reunion gathering in Lowell and of Greene's work on behalf of Amherst College (Class of 1853)] 
1879 January 9
Boston Journal
"Smith College:  Baccalaureate Sermon by President Seelye.  by "S. E. B."  [Remarks made to Smith's first graduating class]
1879 June 16
The Republican [Springfield]
"Elective Studies for Women:  President Eliot Suggests a Broader Elective Course for Them than for Men. [An Address Delivered at the First Commencement of Smith College at Northampton, June 18, 1879, by President Charles W. Eliot of Harvard College]"
1879 June 18
Boston Journal
"Our Educational Institutions:  Smith College.  Address of President Eliot of Harvard College" 
1879 June 19
The Republican [Springfield]
"Smith College"
1879 June 20
Daily Evening Traveller
"The Co-Education of Women and the Position of President Eliot, of Harvard.  A Correspondent Criticises His Recent Address at Smith College"
1879 June 24
Boston Journal
"Our Educational Institution:  Commencement at Harvard"
1879 June 26
The Congregationalist
"Smith College"  by a "Parent" [Concerns voiced about the "religious character" of the new college]
1879 November 12
The Congregationalist
"Tuesday's reception at Smith College...was marked by the introduction of dancing..."
1881 March 9
Gazette & Courier [Northampton]
"Smith College"  [Report of President Seelye's sermon and address to the graduating class, and list of graduates]
1881 June 21
Boston Journal
"Smith College"  by "K. A. S." [Some coverage of graduation mixed with human interest stories]
1881 June 21
[Publication Unknown]
"Literary Anniversaries.  Smith College"  [Some graduation coverage and news about the institution itself, including the re-appointment of Greene as a trustee]
1881 June 28
Lowell Daily Courier
"Amherst College"  [Laudatory comments about the college -- incomplete]
1881 July 6
Gazette & Courier [Northampton]
"The Oliver Smith Will:  What was Thought of It Thirty-Six Years Ago" 
1882 March 7
[Publication Unknown]
"President Seelye's Baccalaureate"
1882 June 18
The Republican [Springfield]
"Literary Anniversaries.  Smith College:  Address by Prof. Fisher and Poem by Prof. Sill -- Other Commencement Exercises"
1882 June 21
Lowell Daily Courier
"Smith College"  by "G."  [Report by Greene of the commencement exercises and other noteworthy information about college affairs]
1882 July 4
[Publication Unknown] -- reprinted from the Lowell Daily Courier.
"An Inside View of Smith College"  by John M. Greene.
1882 November 21
[Publication Unknown]
"The Value of Unmarried Women.  Deeds They have Accomplished -- The Complement of Man"
1882

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