Overview of the Nicol Smith papers

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Overview of the Nicol Smith papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

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

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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.