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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Nicol Smith papers
    Dates: 1900-1994
    Collection Number: 2003C71
    Creator: Smith, Nicol.
    Collection Size: 8 manuscript boxes (3.2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Speeches and writings, correspondence, military orders and dispatches, interview transcripts, printed matter, and photographs, relating to world travel, and to Office of Strategic Services operations in France and Thailand during World War II. Includes research materials collected by Sharon E. Karr for her authorized biography Traveler of the Crossroads: A Biography of Adventurer Nicol Smith (Dorrington, Calif., 1994).
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    Access to sound recordings, video recordings, or motion picture material requires at least two weeks advance notice. Please contact the Hoover Institution Archives for further information.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Nicol Smith papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2003.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Lieutenant colonel, United States Army; member, Office of Strategic Services, 1942-1945; travel writer.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Speeches and writings, correspondence, military orders and dispatches, interview transcripts, printed matter, and photographs, relating to world travel, and to Office of Strategic Services operations in France and Thailand during World War II. Includes research materials collected by Sharon E. Karr for her authorized biography Traveler of the Crossroads: A Biography of Adventurer Nicol Smith (Dorrington, Calif., 1994).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    United States. Office of Strategic Services.
    Voyages and travels.
    World War, 1939-1945 Secret service.
    Secret service United States.
    World War, 1939-1945 France.
    World War, 1939-1945 Thailand.
    Karr, Sharon E.