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James Allen Smith ’70 Publishes New History of Colgate

Upon its celebration of 200 years as a leading institution of higher education, Colgate University has released a comprehensive new history of its storied past, Becoming Colgate. Alumnus and historian James Allen Smith, Class of 1970, has drawn upon Colgate’s rich archival records to tell the moving, vivid, and inspiring story of its founding, its development over time, and its bonds with the village of Hamilton, the region of central New York, and the nation.