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Smith, 94, former dean of the Radcliffe Institute

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Alice Kimball Smith, a retired author, historian, and former dean emerita at the Radcliffe Institute, died Feb. 6, in Ellensburg, Wash. She was 94.

After a move to Cambridge in 1960, Smith was appointed scholar at the Radcliffe Institute, providing support for women returning to academic scholarship. From 1970 to 1973 she served as associate dean and later dean of the Radcliffe (now Mary Bunting) Institute.