Guide to the Daniel M. Smiley Papers, ca. 1902-1927
Table of Contents
- Collection Summary
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Subject Headings
- Related Material
- Administrative Information
- Access and Use
- Encoding Information
- Container List
|Repository:||Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries|
|Creator:||Smiley, Daniel, 1855-1930|
|Title:||Daniel M. Smiley Papers|
|Quantity:||1 cubic ft (1 box)|
|Abstract:||Materials relating to Smiley's service as a trustee for Vassar College.|
|Forms of Materials:||Correspondence, minutes, reports|
Daniel M. Smiley (1856-1930), humanitarian, head of the annual Lake Mohonk Conference, was born in Vassalboro, ME. He graduated from Haverford College in 1878. After an early period as a school teacher of Latin and Greek at the William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, he devoted himself to various humanitarian endeavors, including the Lake Mohonk Conference, which considered ways of aiding Native Americans, Filipinos, Puerto Ricans and other inhabitants of American dependencies. He was a member of the board of trustees at Vassar for twenty years from 1902-1922. He died at his home after a long illness on 14 February 1930 at the age of 74.
For more biographical details, see the Smiley material in the Vassar College Biographical Files.
Materials relating to Smiley's service as a trustee for Vassar College.
This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.
- See also the Smiley material in the
- Vassar College. Administration.
- Vassar College. Board of Trustees.
Encoded by Laura Finkel, January 2009.
Daniel M. Smiley Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.
Processed by Joan LaChance and Laura Finkel, September 2006.
Biographical note written by Dean Rogers, November 2006.
Gift of Pril Smiley, September 2006.
|Folder 2||Anniversary - Fiftieth|
|Folder 5||Committee - Buildings and Grounds|
|Folder 6||Committee - Conference with a Committee of Faculty|
|Folder 7||Committee - Executive|
|Folder 8||Committee - Executive Committee - Secretary's Notices|
|Folder 9||Committee - Farm|
|Folder 10||Committee - Food and Internal Management|
|Folder 11||Committee - Organization|
|Folder 12||Committee - Ways and Means|
|Folder 13||Committee - Williams Hall and Alumnae House|
|Folder 14||Endowment Fund|
|Folder 16||Founders Day|
|Folder 17||Joint Committee of Trustees, Faculty, and Alumnae|
|Folder 18||Nurses Training Camp|
|Folder 19||Officers - Dean|
|Folder 20||Officers - President, Dr. Taylor|
|Folder 21||Officers - President, H. N. MacCracken|
|Folder 22||Officers - Superintendent|
|Folder 23||Officers - Treasurer|
|Folder 24||Officers - Warden|
|Folder 26||Trustees, Board of, Secretary's Notes|
|Folder 27||Trustees, Board of, I|
|Folder 28||Trustees, Board of, II|
|Folder 29||Vassar College|