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Finding Aid for the Sarah Bixby Smith correspondence, 1871-1935
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Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence between Lewellyn Bixby and Mary Hathaway 1871-1878.

Scope and Content Note

Majority of correspondence is between Lewellyn and Mary Bixby. There are a couple of letters from Lewellyn and Mary to other friends and family.
Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence from Lewellyn Bixby to Sarah Bixby Smith 1876-1894.

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence from Sarah Bixby Smith to Lewellyn Bixby 1880-1892.

Scope and Content Note

Includes receipts from boarding school, report cards and general correspondence between Sarah and her father Lewellyn.
Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence from Sarah Bixby Smith to Lewellyn Bixby 1893.

Scope and Content Note

General correspondence between Sarah and her father Lewellyn.
Box 1, Folder 5

Lewellyn Bixby's Estate 1897-1925.

Scope and Content Note

Contains legal documents concerning Sarah's father's estate.
Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence from friends and family concerning the death of Sarah's mother and father 1882-1896.

Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence from Martha Hathaway to Sarah Bixby Smith 1882-1928.

Scope and Content Note

This folder includes two letters from Martha Hathaway to Sarah's first husband Arthur Smith.
Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence from Sarah Bixby Smith to Martha Hathaway 1923-1924.

Scope and Content Note

Majority of correspondence is from Sarah to her aunt Martha, when she was visiting London.
Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence from Maxson, Bradford, and Lewellyn to their Mother Sarah Bixby Smith 1905-1935.

Scope and Content Note

Includes a letter written from Maxson to his sister Janet.
Box 1, Folder 10

Correspondence from family to Lewellyn, Bradford, Roger and Maxson Smith 1902-1912.

Scope and Content Note

Majority of letters are from Arthur Maxson Smith Sr. to his sons Lewellyn, Bradford, Roger, and Maxson.
Box 2, Folder 1

Invitations and Announcements 1896-1935.

Scope and Content Note

Mostly consists of the wedding announcements of Sarah's children, plus her own to Paul Smith.
Box 2, Folder 2

Correspondence from family/friends to Sarah Bixby Smith 1881-1894.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Box 2, Folder 3

Correspondence from family/friends to Sarah Bixby Smith 1900-1924.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Box 2, Folder 4

Correspondence from family/friends to Sarah Bixby Smith 1925-1935.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Box 2, Folder 5

Correspondence from Paul Smith to Sarah Bixby Smith ca. 1934.

Box 2, Folder 6

Adobe Days Finances 1932.

Scope and Content Note

Two reports outlining the number of books published and sold per month during 1932.
Box 2, Folder 7

Press Clippings ca. 1930-1935.

Scope and Content Note

Press relating to the American Association of University Women, Sarah's published poetry, and her death.
Box 2, Folder 8

Photographs and keepsakes undated.

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of Sarah, her first husband Arthur, and their children; also a family tree of Sarah's paternal relatives, the Bixbys.
Box 2, Folder 9

Autograph Book undated.

Scope and Content Note

An autograph book signed by Sarah's family and friends.