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Sidney Norton Deane Papers, 1903-1943
1 box (5 linear inches)
Collection number: RG 42

Abstract:
Professor of Greek, Curator at the Museum of Classical Antiquities, and Librarian at Smith College. Contains biographical material, personal journals, publications, photographs, and newspaper clippings.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The files are open for research according to the regulations of the Smith College Archives without any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the documents must be requested from the Smith College Archives. Smith College owns copyright to any published material relating to college events and activities. Provenance and copyright ownership of other materials is unknown and researchers are responsible for determining any question of copyright.

Smith College Archives
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note

S. N. (Sidney Norton) Deane was born on June 10, 1878 in Westmoreland, NY to Reverend James and Annie M. (Bosworth) Deane. He was educated at Crown Point Union School in Crown Point, NY as well as at home with his sister Mary, and brothers Allen and John. Deane went on to graduate from Yale University as valedictorian of his class in 1902, and earned his Ph.D. there in 1914. In 1904-05 he traveled to Athens where he studied at the American School of Classical Studies. When he returned home, Deane worked as an Assistant Curator of Antiques at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, where he later became Secretary to the Director. He then went on to study abroad at the University of Bonn in 1908-1909. In 1912, Deane came to Smith College were he worked as an Associate Professor of Greek, and gained his full professorship in 1914. He worked as a curator at the Museum of Classical Antiquities and as Librarian for the college. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the American Philological Society and the American Archaeological Society. After 31 years of service at Smith College, Sidney Norton Deane died on May 4, 1943 at the age of 65.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection includes biographical materials, personal journals, publications, photographs and newspaper clippings regarding Deane's education and career at Smith College and elsewhere.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The files are open for research according to the regulations of the Smith College Archives without any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the documents must be requested from the Smith College Archives. Smith College owns copyright to any published material relating to college events and activities. Provenance and copyright ownership of other materials is unknown and researchers are responsible for determining any question of copyright.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

S. N. (Sidney Norton) Deane Papers, Box #, Smith College Archives.

History of the Collection

The Deane papers were acquired from a variety of sources over a period of years.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Smith College Special Collections
Young Library
4 Tyler Drive
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: (413) 585-2970
Fax: (413) 585-2886

Email: specialcollections@smith.edu
URL: https://www.smith.edu/libraries/special-collections
Language
English.

Contents List
Biographical Material, Correspondence, Photographs
1925-1943

Box 745.1: folder 1
Lecture Notes
n.d.

Box 745.1: folder 2
Journals
1904; 1932; n.d.

Box 745.1: folder 3
Publications
1927-1938

Box 745.1: folder 4
Publications--St. Anselm
1903

Box 745.1: folder 5

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