The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Putman, Emily James Smith

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The Encyclopedia Americana
Putman, Emily James Smith
Edition of 1920. See also Emily James Smith Putnam on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer. The last name appears to be misspelled in the article title, and also in “George Haven Putman” below. See "Mr. Putman's Loving Cup". The New York Times. May 6, 1899.  There a similar gaffe and the correct spelling can be found.

PUTMAN, Emily James Smith, American author and educator, daughter of Justice James C. Smith: b. Canandaigua, 15 April 1865. She was graduated at 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; Fellow in Greek at the University of Chicago in 1893-94, and dean of Bernard College in 1894-1900. She was married to George Haven Putman (q.v.) 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, in 1907-11. In 1901-04 she was president of the League for Political Education. Author of ‘Selections from Lucian’ (1891); ‘The Lady’ (1910); ‘Greek Religion’ (1913).